Maureen Sanderson

Maureen Sanderson is in her sixth season as an assistant lacrosse coach during the 2020-21 academic year.

Sanderson grew up in West Hartford, Connecticut and played high school soccer and lacrosse at Loomis Chaffee. In college, she was a four-year starter for the William Smith Herons lacrosse team, serving as co-captain during both her junior and senior seasons. During her time at William Smith, the Herons advanced to the NCAA DIII Final Four 3 times and made it to the championship game her senior year in 1992.

After college, Sanderson pursued a career in marketing and product management for 10 years before moving to Minnesota in 2002 and devoting more time to her passion for coaching young athletes. She was instrumental in growing the game of lacrosse in Rochester, Minnesota and has worked to offer players with opportunities to compete at all levels in the state.

Sanderson has coached youth soccer, ice hockey, and lacrosse as well as high school and club/traveling lacrosse for the MN Lakers. In addition to coaching, Sanderson is a trainer for the Positive Coaching Alliance, spreading the mission of developing better athletes and better people.

Sanderson lives in Stillwater with her husband Schuyler and their three children -- Carter, Joseph and Maggie.