Hayley Engster is entering her second season as
the head lacrosse coach at Sweet Briar College.
The Vixens went 3-12 in 2014, including a 15-2 victory over
Hollins on the program's 100-year
Engster is well acquainted with the Old Dominion Athletic
Conference. The former Lynchburg College defender was a four-year
starter for the Hornets (2003-2007). Engster captained the 2007
squad during her senior year. She was named to the Director of
Athletics Honor Roll, earned Dean's List honors, garnered Academic
All-Conference honors, and was selected as a Student-Athlete
Advisory Committee member.
Upon graduating Lynchburg College with a Bachelor of Science in
Exercise Physiology, the Salisbury native worked as an assistant
women's lacrosse coach at Goucher College.
After the year with the Gophers, Engster became an assistant
director and women's lacrosse coach with Diamonds Lacrosse
(2009-2011), a prominent all-girl's lacrosse club in Baltimore,
During her tenure with Diamonds Lacrosse, Engster held head coach
positions at St. Paul's School for Girls (Brooklandville, Md.) and
The Park School (Baltimore, Md.).
In May 2013, Engster earned a master's degree from Salisbury
University in Applied Health Physiology with a focus on strength
and conditioning. In October of 2013 Engster became a Certified
Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Engster's duties in the Vixen Athletic department include coaching
and Strength & Conditioning, and she also serves as the
Assistant Athletic Facilities Director.