Katherine Yarusso

Katherine Yarusso enters her first season as an assistant coach for the Pride in 2022.

Prior to joining the Pride, Yarusso graduated from Montclair State University in the Spring of 2022 and played her four years as a defender for the Red Hawks. While at Monclair State, Yarusso played three seasons as a starter, had 29 ground balls credited, caused 27 turnovers, and was named the 2021 NJAC Defensive Player of the Week. Off the field, Yarusso was apart of Montclair's Athletic Diversity and Inclusion Club Committee.

Yarusso brings 5+ years of coaching experience to the Pride, primarily at the club level. While coaching at South Jersey Shamrocks Lacrosse Club, Yarusso helps mentor players to develop strong work ethics, develop and implement training regiments to help future college athletes, and prepares the defensive players during games.

The New Deptford, NJ native earned a bachelor's in mathematics in 2022 and is scheduled to complete her masters of social research and analysis from Montclair State this coming May.