Field Hockey Coach

Liz Law
Liz Law

Liz Law is an alumnus of Jersey Intensity Field Hockey under the guidance of director Kathleen Stefanelli and olympian, Nigel Traverso, playing on both the outdoor and indoor teams. She was a Gold Medal winner at the USA Field Hockey National Club Festival; as well as a former Indoor U-19, U-16, and U-14 coach. She was also co-captain of the Southern Regional field hockey program under the legendary women in sports advocate, Kathy Snyder, alongside Jenna Lombardo-Adams. She was named MVP her senior year. Law then went on and continued her stalwart athletic and academic careers at Drew University.

While at Drew, she was a four-year starter of the field Hockey and women’s Lacrosse teams, both of which she captained her junior and senior years. As a field hockey forward, Law was named three-time first-team all-conference; is a current top-10 record holder for points in a single game, career points, goals in a single game, and career goals. Additionally, Law captained her junior and senior years; and was Landmark Conference Offensive Player of the Year her junior year.

For the women’s lacrosse side, she was a four-year starter as a defensive midfielder and was a first-team all-conference selection senior year for defense. Her proudest career moment is when she was awarded New Jersey Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Woman (NJAIAW) of the Year.

Law holds both a Bachelors of Science degree in psychology and a Master’s in Teaching Biology from Drew.

Currently, Law is the head coach of the Pinelands Regional High School field hockey squad. In the past six seasons, she and her staff have shifted an under-500 team to divisional champions, a title not held since the mid-1980’s. As the program continues to improve, she has players and leaders who graduate into collegiate programs such as Longwood University, Quinnipiac, Misericordia, and Stockton. She continues to play for Nigel Traverso’s Big Apple Field Hockey, and co-ed team, The Islanders Field Hockey.