Lindsay Rentel, former Lock Haven University standout, has been named assistant coach of the Slippery Rock University women's lacrosse team.
Rentel spent last season serving as an assistant at NCAA Division III Lycoming College and spent the previous three years working in the athletic office at East Tennessee State University.
Last season at Lycoming, Rentel worked as a part-time assistant coach for the Lady Warriors, handling the offensive coordinator duties and assisting with all other facets of the program. She helped lead the team to the Middle Atlantic Conference semifinals and helped guide six players to All-Conference honors, as well as two players to All-Region honors.
Prior to making her collegiate coaching debut at Lycoming, Rentel spent three years working as an intern/graduate assistant for the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association at East Tennessee State, where she received her master's degree in sports management.
While at ETSU, Rentel was involved in game management, community relations, promotions, special events and fundraising. She served as the president of the student-athlete support group "Buc Wild," an organization that became the largest student organization on campus under her leadership. She also served as the director of the inaugural ETSU/Citizens Bank Soccer Tournament.
Rentel played lacrosse at Lock Haven from 2004-2007 while pursuing an undergraduate degree in sports administration. She played in the PSAC semifinals in every year of her career, advancing to the title game twice. The team also reached the NCAA national semifinals in 2005 and again in 2007.
Rentel served as team captain in both her junior and senior years, having her most productive year in 2006. She was named to Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association/US Lacrosse and WomensLacrosse.com second team All-America honors. She was also selected to the IWLCA All-Region first team, accompanying her second team honor from the previous season. Rentel was named to first team All-PSAC honors that season and saw herself in the national spotlight when she was named National Player of the Week.
At SRU, Rentel will serve as the top assistant to fourth-year head coach Emily Hopkins.
Rentel is a native of Medford Lakes, N.J.