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Sara Myers, Head Coach | e-mail
Sara Myers begins her fourth season as the head field hockey coach at Wilkes University. Myers guided the Lady Colonels to an overall record of 9-10 and a berth in the Freedom Conference playoffs during her first season and returned to the playoffs once again last season after fashioning an 8-11 record.
Myers arrived at Wilkes after spending the 2004 season as the head coach at the University of Scranton. Myers helped Scranton turn their field hockey fortunes around during her only season with the program. The Lady Royals went just 6-12 in 2003, but under the guidance of Myers they improved to 10-9 and earned a berth in the Freedom Conference championship contest. The turnaround helped land Myers Freedom Conference Coach of the Year honors.
Myers was a standout player at Crestwood High School and was a member of four District 2 championship teams. She earned All-Wyoming Valley Conference honors and was also a member of the Academic All-State team.
Myers earned her bachelor's degree in Public Relations from Susquehanna University, where she was also a four-year starter on the field hockey team. A team captain during her senior season, she earned the team's Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year awards following both her junior and senior campaigns. An All-Commonwealth Conference selection as a senior, Myers was also a member of the Middle Atlantic Conference Academic Honor Roll.
After graduating from Susquehanna Myers went on to Goucher College where she spent two seasons as an assistant field hockey coach. Myers also garnered her master's degree in Athletic Administration and Leadership from the Maryland-based school in 2003.
Lisa Wasser, Assistant Coach
Wasser begins her second season as a member of the Wilkes coach staff. She helped guide the Lay Colonels to an 8-11 record a season ago. A 2007 graduate of the University of Louisville with a degree in Education, Wasser was a four-year standout performer on the field hockey field for the Division I Cardinals. A starter in every game during her four seasons at Louisville, Wasser served as the team captain during both her junior and senior seasons and was a vice-captain as a sophomore.
Wasser was named to the All-Big East second team in both 2005 and 2006 and was a member of the All-MAC first team in 2004. A four-time member of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Academic Squad, Wasser was a first team SSTX/NFHCA All-West Region selection as a senior after earning second team honors during her sophomore campaign. She was Louisville's team MVP in both 2004 and 2006, and was chosen to the 2006 NFHCA Senior All-Star Game. In 2006 Wasser was given the Louisville Female Anthem Leadership Award in recognition of her outstanding leadership as a Cardinal.
Wasser has been active in coaching since 2004 as a Club Coach for the International Field Hockey Association of Kentucky. She has coached U-14, U-16 and U-19 teams during both the indoor and outdoor seasons and led the U-14 squad to the National Indoor Tournament championship in 2007. She also coached the U-19 team to a berth in the National Field Hockey Festival in 2006. Wasser is also a coach for the Futures program where she led the U-14 and U-16 teams to the Regional Tournament in 2006.
Lunda Comiskey, Assistant Coach
Comiskey is in her second season as a member of the Wilkes field hockey coaching staff. She is a graduate of College Misericordia where she earned her degree in Sport Management.
Comiskey was a four-year member of the Cougars field hockey team. A captain during her senior season, she ranks fifth on the school's all-time points list, fifth on the all-time goal scoring list, and third on the all-time assists list. Comiskey broke on to the scene at Misericordia as a freshman in 2002 when she was named the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year. Comiskey was a second team All-PAC honoree as a senior in 2005, and earned honorable mention All-PAC honors in both 2003 and 2004.
Comiskey, who helped Wyoming Valley West High School capture three District 2 titles during her playing days, honed her coaching skills with the Futures program. She served as a coach for players ages 12 to 17 in 2004.