Roberts Welcomes New Coaches

Bobby McColl

page33-4McColl is our new Women’s Soccer Head Coach, joining the Athletic Department after spending last year as the head coach of the men’s soccer program at Greenville (Ill.) College. McColl, a native of Glasgow, Scotland, will provide coaching and administrative duties for the program.

McColl’s wife, Becca, will work alongside her husband at Roberts. After playing four years at Houghton College, she joined her husband on the coaching staff at Greenville (Ill.) College for the 2012 season. At Greenville, she helped lead the Panthers to a second-place finish in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings. Her experience playing at a high level, combined with her background in sports ministry, will be extremely beneficial for the team.

Amanda Prestigiacamo ’12 will serve as the goal keeper’s coach. Prestigiacamo was the the starting goalkeeper at Roberts in 2009 and 2010. She played in 48 games, posting a solid 1.07 goals against average to go along with a .834 saves percentage. Amanda brings a wealth of experience and expertise to share with the goalkeepers.

 


Kate Sedgwick

page33-5Sedgwick joins Roberts as our new Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach. Most recently, Sedgwick served as the head coach of the Lambert H.S. varsity and JV programs in Suwannee, Ga. In 2011, the Lambert girls’ varsity team finished 12th in the state and 6th in AAAA, and finished with an overall record of 13-3. Sedgwick had more than doubled her wins from the previous season. In the program’s short three-year history, Sedgwick guided the young varsity team to the state playoffs. The junior varsity team was not far behind, with a record of 11-2 in 2012 and 11-3 in 2013 season.

“I am very excited about the potential and growth of the Women’s Lacrosse program,” Sedgwick said. “I already feel blessed to be a part of the athletic community, and look forward to building strong relationships and the culture of my team.”