Stephanie Rouse, formerly Stephanie Lannon, was named the head coach of the Salem State University women's lacrosse team in the summer of 2014. Coach Lannon comes back to SSU after two seasons on the coaching staff at Gordon College where she served as an assistant lacrosse coach for the Fighting Scots. At Gordon College, Stephanie also served as the assistant field hockey coach in the fall of 2013. The Fighting Scots won the 2013 CCC Field Hockey Championship.
Beginning her college coaching career with the SSU Field Hockey team in the fall of 2012 as an assistant, Stephanie now serves as the Head Coach of the SSU Field Hockey team.
In addition to collegiate coaching, Stephanie is a board member on the Swampscott Nahant Youth Lacrosse (SNYL) board. Rouse is the co-owner and girls’ director of the North Shore Snipers Girls Lacrosse club program. This newly established club provides elite lacrosse players on the North Shore an opportunity to play up at the next level.
Stephanie was the volunteer Head Coach of the Coastal and Metro/Northeast Summer Bay State Games Field Hockey teams. Throughout recent years, Rouse has worked various field hockey and lacrosse summer camps, including her own business “Coastal Training.” Coastal provides opportunities for players of all ages & abilities with clinics and camps.
A 2012 graduate of Bridgewater State University, Rouse earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise Science. Stephanie earned MASCAC and Little East Conference Academic Honors all four years of her career. Rouse was a four-year member of the field hockey and lacrosse programs, captaining both teams her senior year. The Bears’ Lacrosse program won four NEWLA Championships, making four NCAA appearances, while Rouse was a member of the team. The Bears continue their success in recently winning their 13th consecutive conference championship.
Rouse, a native of Swampscott, MA, currently resides in Salem.