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Girls Lacrosse Coaching Staff

2020 New Wave Girls Coaching Staff

meet the director

We are thrilled to introduce Gina Fisher as Director of the New Wave Girls Lacrosse Program. As the most decorated women’s lacrosse player in the history of North Central College & with several years of successful club coaching already under her belt, Coach Fisher has the talent & intelligence to bring the New Wave Girls Program to the next level.

And when you look at Fisher’s laundry list of accolades, it’s very clear why that is.

Fisher is the current Career School Record Holder at North Central College in every stat category (save those restricted to goalies) including Goals Scored, Assists, Ground Balls, Draw Controls & Forced Turnovers. She was the #1 NCAA DIII Ground Balls in the entire country (2016) and #4 in Forced Turnovers that same year. You can view Coach Fisher’s entire list of awards below.

Coach Fisher has an unparalleled drive, passion & knowledge for women’s lacrosse. We hope you’re as excited to work with Coach Fisher, as she’s looking forward to meeting you on the field!

Gina Fisher

Gina Fisher New Wave Lacrosse Girls Director

Coach Fisher's Awards

  • Ranked 1st for NCAA Division III ground balls 2016
  • Ranked 4th  for NCAA Division III caused turnovers 2016
  • 4x First Team All-Conference selection
  • Academic All-District At-Large Team
  • 2x Academic All-MWLC 2013, 2014
  • 2x Academic All-CCIW 2015, 2016
  • CCIW Offensive Player of the Year 2015
  • MWLC Defensive Player of the Year 2014
  • MWLC Defensive Player of the Year 2013
  • 3x NCAA Division III All-Great Lakes Region Second Team
  • 2x CCIW Jack Swartz Academic All-Conference selection
  • Division III South All-Star Team for the IWLCA's Senior All-Star Games
  • NCC School Career Record Holder for goals scored, assists, ground balls, draw controls and caused turnovers

Gina Fisher

  • Eclipse Coach
  • New Wave Girls Director
  • Ranked 1st for NCAA Division III ground balls 2016
  • 4x First Team All-Conference selection
  • Academic All-District At-Large Team
  • 2x Academic All-MWLC 2013, 2014
  • 2x Academic All-CCIW 2015, 2016
  • CCIW Offensive Player of the Year 2015
  • MWLC Defensive Player of the Year 2014
  • MWLC Defensive Player of the Year 2013
  • 3x NCAA Division III All-Great Lakes Region Second Team
  • 2x CCIW Jack Swartz Academic All-Conference selection
  • Division III South All-Star Team for the IWLCA's Senior All-Star Games
  • NCC School Career Record Holder for goals scored, assists, ground balls, draw controls and caused turnovers

Bianca Perri

  • Eclipse Coach
  • Assistant Coach at NCAA DIII Benedictine University (2017-present)
  • Four year starting attacker for NCAA DIII North Central College (2013-2016)
  • New Wave coach since 2016
  • Directed IGLA summer programs 2012-2016
  • 12 years lacrosse experience

Paige Nadherny

  • Mercury Coach
  • 4 year starting defender at NCAA DIII North Central College
  • CCIW All Academic Team junior and senior year
  • Graduated from NCC in 2020
  • New Wave coach since 2017

Claire Quist

  • Mercury Coach
  • 4-Year Goalie at NCAA DIII Illinois Wesleyan University (2018 Graduate)
  • IWU Defensive MVP
  • Great Lakes All-Region 2nd Team
  • 5x CCIW Player of the Week
  • CCIW 1st Team All-Conference
  • 2x Team Captain
  • CCIW All-Academic Conference
  • IWU Assistant Coach & Goalie Coach (2019-2020)

Grainne Kelly

  • Venus Coach
  • Head Coach at Lockport Township High School (2020-present)
  • 4 Year Varsity Midfielder at NCAA DIII Illinois Wesleyan University (2019 Graduate)
  • IWU Team Captain (2018, 2019)
  • IWLCA Senior All-Star (2019)
  • Great Lakes All-Region 1st Team (2019), 2nd Team (2018)
  • CCIW First Team All-Conference (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • 3x CCIW Player of the Week
  • Team Offensive MVP (2017)
  • 3 NCAA Tournament Appearances (2 Sweet Sixteen Appearances)
  • New Wave Coach since 2018

Kyle Sullivan

  • Venus Coach
  • MCLA All-American
  • USL-MDIA All Conference
  • Varsity Lacrosse Coach at Batavia High School ('15, '16)
  • Youth Park District Coordinator

Kristy Krokosz

  • Lunar Coach
  • NCAA DIII Aurora University Starting Midfielder (2018-19)
  • MWLC First Team All Conference (2019)
  • Team Captain (2019)
  • Team MVP (2019)
  • MWLC Honorable Mention (2018)
  • Team Rookie of the Year (2018)
  • Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference All Academic Selection (2018-19)
  • Aurora University Spartan Scholar (2018-19)
  • Graduated from Aurora University (2019)

Abby Widd

  • Lunar Coach
  • Current Goalie at NCAA DIII North Central College
  • Played High School Lacrosse at Waubonsie/Metea Valley
  • Coming soon...

Ella Campbell

  • Nova Coach
  • 3 Year Starter at NCAA DII Lindenwood University
  • Starter at NCAA DIII Benedictine University (Freshman Year)
  • 1st-Team All Conference Attack
  • Lindenwood Captain Senior Year 
  • Benet Academy JV Coach
  • Belleville Township High School Coach
  • 3 Year Starter at Minooka Community High School
  • Minooka Captain Senior Year
  • Played and Coached for Freedom Lacrosse
  • New Wave Coach since 2020

Addie Records

  • Nova Coach
  • Played at NCAA DIII North Central College
  • All Conference CCIW Second Team (2018)
  • High School All-American
  • 3x All-State player in High School
  • 3-Year Starting Varsity Attacker in High School
  • New Wave Coach since 2018

Kalie Miller

  • Galaxy Coach
  • Current collegiate player at NCAA DIII Elmhurst College
  • Co-Captain starting sophomore year in college 
  • Lead college team in goals and draw controls (sophomore year)
  • 4 year Varsity player at Naperville Central High School 
  • Attack player of the year (Junior year of HS)
  • Team captain (Senior year of HS)
  • MVP at all star lacrosse tournament (2016)
  • New Wave coach since 2018
  • 10 years of lacrosse experience

Bailey Simpson

  • Galaxy Coach
  • Current Attacker at NCAA DIII Aurora University
  • Played High School Lacrosse at Lincoln-Way East
  • Majoring in Nursing
  • Played for New Wave for 3 years

Jess Hogan

  • Current Naperville North Varsity Coach
  • Led team to the State Semi-Finals in 2018
  • 2017 IHSWLA Coach of the Year
  • 2015 IHSWLA Positive Coach of the Year
  • 2005 Exemplary Coach of the Year - US Lacrosse IL Chapter
  • Head of All-State Committee (2014 -present)
  • Former Captain/player/coach and co-founder of the Taylor University Club Lacrosse Team
  • Helped lead the team to the club nationals.
  • Former Coach at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis and Northside College Prep in Chicago.

NATALIE NESBITT

  • Current Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach at St Francis College Prep in Wheaton
  • 4 Year Varsity player at the University of Pennsylvania
  • 2x Captain of UPenn
  • Starting Goalie for 4 years for the Penn Quakers
  • Holds school record for career saves
  • Named to the College II team (a national select team for post season play) her junior year and the College I team (All-American) in her senior year.
  • Started playing lacrosse at Philadelphia High School for Girls
  • Native of Philadelphia, PA

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