Saint Joseph's Adds a Trio of New Assistant Lacrosse Coaches

PHILADELPHIA - Liz Martin, Kelly Barnes and Jebb Chagan have been named assistant women's lacrosse coaches at Saint Joseph's University, it was announced by head coach Denise Roessler.

Martin joins the Hawks after spending two years at Rutgers-Camden, including a stint last season as the head coach. She was the top assistant coach for five years at Delaware and has also coached at Marist and at Temple, her alma mater. An All-American at Temple, Martin was part of three Atlantic 10 champion and NCAA Tournament teams there.

Barnes is a 2012 graduate of Georgetown where she earned All-American honors this past season and was a two-time All-Big East selection during her career. She was also named to the Big East All-Tournament Team in 2012 and was a two-time Regional All-American. Barnes was recently named to the 2012-14 U.S. Women's National Lacrosse Team.

Chagan, who will serve as the volunteer assistant, was the head women's lacrosse coach at Villanova from 2006-11, where he recorded the most wins of any coach in the program's history. A graduate of Widener, he was also the head coach at Chestnut Hill College for five seasons. Chagan had previously coached at SJU, as an assistant coach with both the women's lacrosse and women's soccer programs.


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