Jamie Redding

Jamie Redding joined the Cincinnati lacrosse staff in August 2021.

Redding, who will handle offensive duties, served the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Niagara, as well as three with Holy Cross. This past spring, the Purple Eagles set a program record in goals-per-game and had the second-best winning percentage in school history. Redding was also coached MAAC Rookie of the Year Rachel Crane and a first-team all-conference attacker in Shea Swartwout.

In that stint with the Crusaders, she assumed head responsibilities while the head coach was on maternity leave in Fall 2018. She also assisted in player development, primarily on the attacking side of the ball and was involved in all operational tasks, including practice planning, film breakdown, scout generation, scheduling, camps and clinics, equipment, and recruiting. In addition, she also ran the program's Marketing Committee and Community Service Committee. Redding also helped develop two-time All-Patriot League attacker Keely Connors.

"I am excited for this opportunity to join the Cincinnati Lacrosse family," she said. "Thank you to Gina and my former boss, Wendy Stone, for their help in this process. I'm eager to start working with the team and raise the program to new heights."

Redding was a standout lacrosse player at Louisville where she was a member of the 2014 Big East Championship team. The 2014 Cardinals made it to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen. As a senior, Redding earned First-Team All-Big East honors and was an IWLCA North-South Senior All-Star. She finished her career at Louisville with 44 goals and 44 assists in 67 games.

While at Louisville she excelled academically, qualifying for the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll twice. She was named to the Big East All-Academic team all four years, earned Louisville Athletic Honor Roll accolades, and graduated Magna Cum Laude as a Dean's Scholar and Red and Black Scholar.

Redding graduated in 2013 from Louisville with a degree in Exercise Science. She then pursued a master's degree in Exercise Science from Louisville and graduated in 2015. She became the head coach of the varsity lacrosse team at Ballard High School in Louisville, Kentucky. The team had a top-five state finish and were 2015 Kentucky State semifinalists.