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Coaching Staff

Alex Kahoe Head Coach

Alex Kahoe was named the head coach of the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse program on August 11, 2014. Most recently the head girls’ varsity lacrosse coach at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, she is the third head coach in program history.

“We are pleased and fortunate to have Alex and her rich experience as a scholar-athlete, with six NCAA championship rings and extensive international service join the Hawk Hill community,” said Director of Athletics Don DiJulia. “Our student-athletes will greatly benefit from her leadership and passion to enhance their experience as Everyday Champions.”

“I am incredibly excited about the vision and direction of the athletic department and the women’s lacrosse program,” said Kahoe. “It is an exciting time to be a Hawk.

“St Joe's has tremendous resources academically, athletically, and geographically, in terms of both the university and the sport. I look forward to working with this team and leading them into a new era. I am excited to work with the student-athletes and to help guide them to being the best they can be on and off the field.”

Kahoe Stats

Alex Kahoe

Head Coach

2nd year at SJU

Alma Mater: Maryland '00

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JULIA BRAIG Assistant Coach

Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse head coach Alex Kahoe has announced the addition of Julia Braig to the coaching staff as the Hawks' newest assistant coach, it was announced in August. A two-time NCAA champion with the University of Maryland, Braig concluded her decorated four-year career in May 2019.

The 2019 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association National Defender of the Year, Braig enjoyed a successful career at College Park from 2016-19, where she was twice tabbed an All-American First Team selection by both the IWLCA and by Inside Lacrosse as well as the back-to-back Big Ten Defender of the Year for her junior and senior seasons (2018, 2019).

The four-year starting defender was also a two-time Tewaaraton nominee, two-time IWLCA All-Region First Team pick, and two-time All-Big Ten Tournament Team selection in 2018 and 2019. Braig was also a three-time All-Big Ten honoree (2017-19) and earned IL All-American Honorable Mention accolades and IWLCA All-Region Second Team recognition as a sophomore.


Julia Braig

Assistant Coach

1st Year at SJU

Alma Mater Maryland '19

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REBECCA LANE Student Assistant Coach

All-time Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse great Rebecca Lane enters her first collegiate coaching season in 2020 as a student assistant on the Hawks' coaching staff.

Lane was a four-year starting attacker on Hawk Hill from 2016-19 and will focus her efforts on the offensive side of the ball.

Lane is Saint Joseph's program record holder in career assists, dishing out 84 helpers through 58 games played, and is just one of two Hawks in program history to amass over 200 points. Lane scored 125 career goals, which ranks fifth all-time, on 284 shots for a blistering shooting percentage of 44% for her career.


Rebecca Lane

Student Assistant Coach

1st Year at SJU

Saint Joseph's University '19

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