Support Staff

  • Mike Miller

    Mike Miller

    Mike manages team video, website, and technology needs. He also oversees team equipment and coordinates the male practice team.

  • Ethan Gelfand

    Ethan Gelfand

    Ethan oversees basketball operations including student managers, opponent scheduling, and team travel.

  • Natalie Meckstroth

    Natalie Meckstroth

    Natalie is the athletic trainer.

  • Brad Pantall

    Brad Pantall

    Brad is the strength and conditioning coach, working to optimize performance and prevent injuries.

  • Kristina Petersen

    Kristina Petersen

    Kristina manages team media relations.

  • Kathy Drysdale

    Kathy Drysdale

    Kathy manages marketing and promotions.

  • Stephanie Zonars

    Stephanie Zonars

    Stephanie coordinates the Lady Lions' Community Outreach.

  • Mary McCahan

    Mary McCahan

    Mary oversees financial operations and keeps track of Coquese's busy calendar.

  • Dr. Kristine Clark

    Dr. Kristine Clark

    Dr. Clark is director of sports nutrition for Penn State athletics. She advises the Lady Lions on proper nutrition for peak performance.

  • Cassandra Keiber

    Cassandra Keiber

    Casey is the Major Gifts Officer in Athletics Development assigned to Lady Lion Basketball.

Scout Team

  • Marley Akonnor

    Marley Akonnor

    Guard, 5’ 9”
    Manhattan, NY

  • Eric Anderson

    Eric Anderson

    Guard, 5’ 10”
    Charleroi, PA

  • Matt Beattie

    Matt Beattie

    Guard, 5’ 11”
    State College, PA

  • Josh Clothiaux

    Josh Clothiaux

    Guard, 6’ 0”
    State College, PA

  • Ben Pflaumer

    Ben Pflaumer

    Post, 6’ 5”
    Willow Grove, PA

  • CJ Schroeder

    CJ Schroeder

    Forward, 6’ 3"
    Nutley, NJ

  • Dan Shine

    Dan Shine

    Post, 6’ 4"
    Wayne, PA

  • Fletcher Witter

    Fletcher Witter

    Post, 6’ 4”
    State College, PA


The Nation's Best!

Lady Lion fans are the best. The Lady Lion Cager Club boasts a membership of over 800 and is one of the most active support groups in the country.

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Crowd-Starter Extraordinaire

As one of the most recognizable mascots in the nation, the Nittany Lion brings a unique spirit to the court.

Famous for one-handed push-ups, themed dances, and playing with the crowd, the Lion is a special part of the Lady Lion experience.