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Kelly Corbett
Head Coach

Bryn Mawr College Director of Athletics Kathy Tierney announced the hiring of Kelly (Barnes) Corbett as the new head coach of the Bryn Mawr lacrosse team on Monday, June 27, 2016. Corbett becomes the 11th head coach in the recorded history of the program and brings a tremendously strong background with her to the helm of the program.

"I am humbled to accept the role as Bryn Mawr's Head Lacrosse Coach and excited to continue to build a successful program," said Corbett. "I'd like to thank the students, faculty, and athletic department for this opportunity."

Corbett got her first taste of collegiate lacrosse as a standout player at Georgetown University. A four-year letter winner, Corbett was named Rookie of the Year in her first season with the Hoyas. She was voted onto the watch list for the prestigious Tewaaraton Award for both her junior and senior seasons, and she also received IWLCA All-American honors. A two-year captain for the team, Corbett also was nominated to partake in a national leadership academy and spent almost three years crafting and developing her leadership skills through the program.

Following her time at Georgetown, Corbett continued to turn heads as a member of the USA Women's National Lacrosse Team. She was a member of the 36-player roster training to compete in the 2014 World Cup, and she also received the Aimee Willard Award as the top collegiate player during the 2012 national team tryouts. Corbett also was in the midst of pursuing her master's degree at Saint Joseph's at the same time, where she served as assistant coach for the Hawks lacrosse team for two years.

Corbett has plenty of other experience in the lacrosse world on her resume as well. She spent four years as the co-founder and coach for GAME LACROSSE LLC, which served to inspire the next generation of lacrosse girls looking to enhance their skills through club teams and clinics. Corbett also played professional lacrosse with Team STX, where she was also elected a captain of the squad. Most recently, Corbett spent a season as a coach for Radnor High School while also serving as a teacher's aide in the special education department.

"I am honored to call Bryn Mawr my new home," Corbett closed enthusiastically. "I am passionate about the values of Bryn Mawr College and plan to foster the traditions and mission of the College within the lacrosse program."

Michi Ellers
Assistant Coach

Michi Ellers joins the Bryn Mawr lacrosse coaching staff for her first season in 2017. Ellers graduated from Georgetown in 2004 with a degree in psychology. She was a four-year starter and a key factor in the Hoyas earning four-consecutive trips to the NCAA Tournament, including appearances in the 2001 and 2002 NCAA Championship game.

Ellers also helped Georgetown continue its undefeated streak in BIG EAST Conference play en route to four-straight league titles. A tri-captain of the 2003 & 2004 squads, Ellers was a two-time First Team All-American and BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year (2003, 2004). She earned a spot on the 24-member 2004-05 U.S. Development Team and was one of five finalists for the 2004 Tewaaraton Trophy, given annually to the top collegiate player in the nation. A 2004 All-Region First Team and NCAA All-Tournament Team member, Ellers led the country in caused turnovers for the second year in a row in 2004 with a 3.66 per game average and is Georgetown's all-time leader in the category with a total of 204.

Ellers ranks fourth in career ground balls on the Hilltop with 216. The midfielder earned a record five BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week honors during the 2004 season and was a unanimous selection for the All-BIG EAST First Team. She holds the top three spots in the GU record books for most caused turnovers in a single season (2001, 2003 and 2004).

Ellers continued her playing career on the U.S. women's lacrosse Elite team roster where she was on the squad for four seasons. In June of 2008, she traveled with the team to the Prague Cup where the U.S. team allowed just one goal and won the final match over England, 13-1. Additionally, during the summer of 2009, she returned to Prague for the FIL World Cup where the United States went undefeated and brought home the gold medal.

Maryann Egee
Assistant Coach

Maryann (Miller) Egee joined the Owls lacrosse coaching staff in August 2017.

“I am extremely grateful for this amazing opportunity," Egee stated. "I am looking forward to working with Coach Barnes and making a contribution to the growth of the lacrosse program.”

Miller was a five-year starter for Hofstra University. Her senior year she served as team captain, and was named to the CAA Women’s Lacrosse All-Tournament Team Throughout her career, Maryann received the CAA Commissioner's Academic Award (09-13), IWLCA Academic Honor Roll (09-13), and CAA Rookie of the Week honors.

After graduating Hofstra, she attended the University of Pennsylvania where she earned at Master’s Degree in Education. She is now a full-time Reading Specialist in Ridley School District. In addition to teaching in Ridley, Miller has been involved in the Ridley youth lacrosse program for a number of years, and has most recently served as an assistant coach for Ridley High School’s varsity lacrosse team. Miller is also a current lacrosse coach for NXT where she helps coach various camps and clinics in the Philadelphia area.

A native of Philadelphia, Miller played at Ridley High School where she helped lead her team to a state title game, and earned All-American Honorable Mention as a senior.

“My coaching philosophy has a strong emphasis on work ethic and attitude, if you bring those two things to your craft you can be successful at whatever you set out to do!”

Caroline Mitchell
Assistant Coach

Caroline is in her first season as an assistant coach with the Owls, joining the program in the fall of 2018. Caroline played four years of lacrosse at Lycoming College, where she tallied 23 goals and 11 assists in her career as an attacker. She is a Conestoga High School alumni, where she played lacrosse for two years and graduated in 2014.