Through 15 seasons as head coach at the University of Pennsylvania, Karin Brower Corbett has established Penn as one of the nation's elite women's lacrosse programs. With eight Ivy League titles in a row and three trips to the national semifinals, Corbett's teams have established themselves as perennial NCAA powers. The pinnacle of the recent run was the 2008 season where the Quakers were NCAA Finalists and spent a number of weeks ranked No. 1 in the country after defeating Northwestern in the regular season.
Corbett, who took over a team in 2000 that won only one game the previous year, has led her teams to 161 wins since.
Kerri Whitaker recently finished her fourth season as an assistant coach at Penn. Since joining the coaching staff, Whitaker has been a part of four Ivy League championship teams, two Ivy League Tournament championship teams and four NCAA Tournament squads.
Working primarily with the attack, Whitaker has guided Penn players to three of the top single-season scoring marks in program history over the past four seasons in addition to Tory Bensen's third-best goal scoring mark in program history with her 43 goals in 2014.
Melissa Lehman C'08 returned to Penn in the summer of 2009 to serve as an assistant coach for her alma mater and recently finished her fifth season as an assistant coach with the Quakers.
At Penn, Lehman works extensively with the Red and Blue’s midfield and defense on schemes and strategy. During her tenure, two midfielders have earned All-American honors while midfielders and defenders have earned 11 All-Region honors. In addition, 17 Penn middies and defenders have earned All-Ivy honors with Shannon Mangini and Meg Markham receiving the League's top honor. In addition to her work with the back end, she is an experienced source of information for Penn’s offensive unit with 102 career points as a collegian.