Amy Siedlecki - Assistant
Amy Siedlecki will be in her second season as an assistant women’s lacrosse coach at Wesleyan this spring. Amy is a 2010 graduate of Williams College, where she was a member of the Eph women’s lacrosse squad for three years, including one year as a student assistant coach. She also played field hockey for four years and received the Robert L. Stone Leadership Award as a senior.
Amy is the founder and director of Girls’ Sports Camp, an all-sports camp for girls ages 4-12 based in Madison, Conn. She also served as an NBC Sports and Olympics Executive Intern during summer 2009. Most recently, Amy served as an analyst for Sightlines, LLC, a company based in Guilford, Conn., that aims to help colleges and universities manage their facilities investments. Her position at Wesleyan is full-time as an intern with both coaching and administrative duties.
Eva Meredith - Director of Lacrosse Operations/Assistant Coach
Eva Meredith was appointed as the faculty head coach of women's soccer
at Wesleyan in 2004 and added the sport of lacrosse as an assistant
coach to her resume, now in her ninth season with the spring activity.
had been coaching at the University of Hartford for six years
(1998-2003), her first three as assistant women's soccer coach
and the last three as head coach, before coming to Wesleyan. During her tenure with the Hawks, Hartford won
three American East conference titles and competed in the NCAA
Division I championships five times.
An outstanding soccer player both on the
national level in her home country of Sweden and as a collegian at
Franklin Pierce College in New Hampshire, Eva was a National Team
player for Sweden from 1989-1991 and a premier league player there
from 1986-1992. Attending Franklin Pierce from 1992-1995, Eva was
a four-time all-New England choice, a three-time All-American and
the NCAA Division II National Player of the Year as a freshman.
She also was a two-time academic All-American and was a three-year
team captain as Franklin Pierce captured NCAA titles in both 1994
and 1995. In addition to coaching at Hartford,
Eva coached the U-18 girls premier squad West Hartford United
for a year and directed the Lady Hawk Soccer School each of her
years at Hartford. She now directs the Summertime Sports soccer camp at Wesleyan each summer.
Eva holds the rank of adjunct associate professor at Wesleyan and has directed the Cardinal women's soccer team to consecutive appearances in the NESCAC tournament semifinals in 2011 and 2012.
Rob Stone - Assistant
An assistant coach at Wesleyan since
2004 with nine seasons now as an assistant men's soccer coach, Rob Stone added his services to
women's lacrosse in 2007. He is now in his seventh year with that
sport. He also helped out with the Wesleyan women's ice hockey
team during the 2008-09 campaign. With formal college coaching experience in
lacrosse as an assistant at Williams College in 2005 and Skidmore College
in 2006, Rob also has coached women's lacrosse at the club level while his
daughters, one of whom was a team captain at Williams in 2005 and another
at Loyola (Md.) where she earned third-team All-America honors from
Inside Lacrosse Magazine as well as IWLCA regional All-America and all-Big
East accolade in 2008, were active in summer
leagues. In soccer, Rob had 20 years at the Nichols School in Buffalo,
N.Y. combined with a short stint at St. Lawrence University. Rob played
soccer at St. Lawrence from 1972 to 1975, captaining the team in his
senior year. In addition to earning his undergraduate degree from St.
Lawrence, Rob also received an M.Ed. in 1978. He has since
followed his passion for teaching and coaching by grooming high-school
students for the college rigors in the classroom and on the field. He
helped mold former two-year men's soccer captain Padraig Hughes '03 into an all-NESCAC
student-athlete while he was attending the Nichols School.
Rob holds an advanced national diploma from the NSCAA and a C License
from the USSF. He started a youth soccer program in Lake George, N.Y. and
has been involved with the Empire State games.