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Gaffer Girls Coaches

Becca Streeten

Becca (Lampson) Streeten was a record-setting women’s lacrosse student-athlete at the Rochester Institute of Technology. A standout midfielder and two-year team captain, the Penn Yan, New York, native led the Tigers to four consecutive conference tournaments, three of which came as a member of the Empire 8 Conference from 2009-11.

She had her best collegiate season as a senior in the spring of 2012, when she recorded a career-high 86 points (62g-24a). As a result, she was crowned RIT's Female Senior Athlete of the Year, as well as an All-Liberty League and IWLCA All-Region Second Teamer. Streeten graduated second all-time in RIT history in points and currently ranks fourth with 196 points (132g-64a). The point and goal totals from her senior campaign are fourth-most in RIT single-season history, and she also ranks among the Tigers' leaders in assists and draw controls.

She’s been an assistant coach at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Morrisville State, and Colby College. Becca has been a head coach at Elmira College, and is the current head coach at Alfred University. She’s married to Duncan Streeten, and reside in Corning, NY.

Katy Sherman

Katy Sherman was a four-year letter winner and two-time captain for the Gyrenes, and graduated from Ave Maria as the program’s all-time leading scorer. She was a four-time All-Conference selection, which included a pair of first-team nods, and received NAIA All-America Second Team honors at the conclusion of her sophomore season. The native Floridian produced 168 points (142g-26a) at Ave Maria, capped off by a career-best 51 points (39g-12a) in 2019. As a result, she was crowned University’s Female Senior Athlete of the Year.

Katy joined the Elmira College women’s lacrosse coaching staff in September of 2019, as a Graduate Assistant, and served as Elmira’s Interim Head Coach in the 2020-21 season before the program was cut. She earned her Master's of General Management from Elmira in 2021. 

Katy is currently the head coach at William Penn University in Iowa (NAIA).

Kate McCabe

Katelyn McCabe, a native of Lindenhurst, NY, spent two seasons with SUNY Plattsburgh women's lacrosse program. One of the program's original members, McCabe played in the 2019 and 2020 seasons on the defensive end, playing in 19 career games over the two seasons. In the COVID-shortened 2020 season, McCabe served as one of the defensive leaders for a Plattsburgh team that started a perfect 4-0 in just its second varsity season. McCabe graduated Plattsburgh State with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice in May of 2020.
McCabe served as a volunteer coach for the Plattsburgh Youth Girls Lacrosse team in 2019 and is now the Graduate Assistant coach at Alfred University, pursuing her Masters in Mental Health Counseling.

Jo McCormick

Jo McCormick brings a diverse background of both college and high school involvement. Her collegiate coaching is the combination of Alfred University, Wells College and SUNY Broome (JUCO). Her high school experience includes coaching both varsity and junior varsity as the defensive and draw controls coach for Union Endicott H.S. in Endicott, NY, and the Greenhill School – Preparatory College in Addison, TX.

McCormick played goalie at Washington College (Chestertown, MD), and in H.S. in Texas (Berkner H.S. – All State), and Australia – New South Wale’s starting goalie for the national tournament (Stella Maris Prep College, Manly, Australia).

Jo is the current assistant coach at Alfred University.

Hannah Shaddock

Hannah Shaddock has been a four-year varsity starter for the Corning Hawks. She graduates this June 2022, and plans to play D1 lacrosse for UMASS Lowell next year while studying pre-law and politics.

Hannah has also earned Section IV All-Star status along with offseason accolades on the national scene making her one of the most sought after recruits at her position. Shaddock was invited to the Brine National Cup Championship in Tampa this past fall. She helped lead the team a national cup title and was recognized as one of the best goaltenders in her age bracket in the country by ESPN. Shaddock was also a nominee for the Under Armour All-American Spotlight team in 2020.