Cheri Prior

Cheri is a former Division I field hockey player, having played four years under scholarship at Rutgers University. Three of those years were as starting left forward. 

During her sophomore year, Cheri led Rutgers to the NCAA Tournament's Elite-8, beating UPenn along the way before eventually falling to North Carolina. While at Rutgers, Cheri also competed in both indoor and outdoor track.

Cheri played high school field hockey at Pocono Mountain West High School in Pocono Summit, PA. There, she was a 2-time MVP, 3-time first-team all conference, 3-time leading scorer, and 2-time leading assister.

In 2017, Cheri was inducted into her high school Hall Of Fame for both field hockey and track. Cheri began coaching with the Shadycats in 2017 and currently coaches our U12 travel team.

Coach Cheri

Coach Cheri


Jen Meehan

Coach Jen

Coach Jen

Jen is a former Division 3 field hockey player, playing her successful career at Frostburg State University as starting left forward. While there, she quickly became a standout by leading her team in scoring as a freshman.

Jen also played 4 years of high school field hockey at North Allegheny High School in Pittsburgh, PA. She was captain and voted MVP of her team while leading the way in scoring as a junior and senior and earning state-wide recognition.

Jen also played two years of indoor field hockey and was selected to play in the Pennsylvania Keystone games where she continued to earn honors against top state competition.

Jen began coaching with the Shadycats in 2018 and currently coaches our U12 travel team.


Abbie Rossman

Abbie is a former Division 1 field hockey player, having played at American University where she was a four-year starter on defense.

In college, coach Abbie was a two-time all-Colonial Athletic Association selection, a Regional First-Team All-American, and participated in the North/South All-Star Game her senior year.

Since then, Abbie has served as an assistant coach at American University and at Franklin and Marshall College. More recently, she has been coaching at the middle and high school level for the past seven years.

Abbie is currently the head field hockey coach at Patrick Henry High School in Ashland, VA. She began coaching with the Shadycats in 2018, and currently coaches our U14 travel team.

Coach Abbie

Coach Abbie