Katie Gerzabek

Katie Gerzabek, a former Maryland standout and NFHCA All-American Katie Gerzabek was named assistant field hockey coach on March 26, 2018.

Gerzabek arrived at 'Cuse after spending the previous three seasons as an assistant coach on Marybeth Freeman's staff at Temple.

Gerzabek began coaching during her undergraduate years at Maryland when she was a club coach with the Washington Wolves in Rockville, Md. While with the wolves, she worked closely with former Syracuse assistant coach Steve Simpson.

She was a manager for the USA U19 National Team in 2016, where Bradley was head coach, and provided video analysis of front five players while helping prepare the team for international competition in Germany.

Upon graduating from Maryland, she began a three-year stint at Temple as an assistant coach. While with the Owls, she was responsible for organizing and implementing practice and game plans with the coaching staff, analyzing video of practices, recruiting and monitoring student-athletes academic progress.

She holds USA Field Hockey Level 1 and Level 2 certifications and is the site director and head coach of the USA Field Hockey Futures program in Pennsylvania.

She was a member of the U17, U19, and U21 Junior National Team from 2009-13 where she competed in the Junior Pan American Games and Junior World Cup. Gerzabek is currently a member of the US Indoor National Team and helped USA to the 2017 Pan American Indoor Cup Championship where it qualified for the Indoor World Cup.

Gerzabek was a four-year starter for the Terrapins and was a freshman on Maryland's 2011 National Championship squad. She scored the first of three Terp goals in UMD's comeback effort over North Carolina in the championship match. Maryland won the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Championship and as captain, she led the Terps to their first Big Ten Regular Season Championship in 2014.

As a senior, she was named NFHCA Third Team All-American in 2014 and earned All-Big Ten Second Team accolades. Additionally, she was named to the NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic First Team as both a freshman (2011) and senior (2014).

Gerzabek earned a Bachelor's degree from Maryland in 2015 and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Temple in 2017.