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Shanna Brady
Assistant Coach

Shanna Brady is in her first season as an assistant coach with the Hofstra Women's Lacrosse program.

"Shanna is a tremendous addition to our program," commented Smith. "She has played and succeeded at the highest level of collegiate lacrosse and has strong experience coaching collegiately and on the club level. We are thrilled that she is joining us at Hofstra and will serve as our defensive and recruiting coordinator. Shanna has a pure passion for the game of lacrosse and we are eager for her to start working with our student-athletes."

Brady, a native of Smithtown, New York, joins the Hofstra program after serving as an assistant coach at LIU Post this past season. Brady oversaw the defensive unit for the Pioneers, who compiled a 17-4 record and advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Quarterfinals. She also assisted in in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes, organizing team travel and community outreach.

Brady won a pair of national titles as a student-athlete at Maryland in 2014 and 2015 and reached championship weekend all four years of her highly-successful career.

She totaled 75 ground balls, 46 caused turnovers and 30 draw controls during a career that spanned 92 games. Incredibly, Brady started 91 of the 92 games she played in during her career.

Brady has also served as a coach with the Long Island Express Lacrosse Club from 2011 to 2014 and was a two-year member of Maryland's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee during her undergraduate career.

She is currently playing professionally for the Long Island Sound of the United Women's Lacrosse League.

Brady earned her degree in family science from Maryland in 2015.