Coaching Highlights:
- Coaching Field Hockey at the High School Varsity Level for 14 years
- Earned Honesdale it's best record in school history (32 years) in 2012, making a district championship appearance and earning a silver medal, which was also the first time Honesdale had ever played in a Championship Game
- Selected to Coach the Scholastic Team, representing NEPA, for the Keystone State Games in 2013
- Qualified for USA Field Hockey National Indoor Tournament in 2012 and competed in the National Festival in Virginia Beach
- USA Field Hockey Certified Level 2 Coach
- USA Field Hockey Futures Coach
- Coached and helped place 21 (and counting) Collegiate Athletes from DIII, DII and DI Programs since coaching at Honesdale

Playing Highlights:
- College: Centerback Defender for East Stroudsburg University for 4 years 

- Played for a National Championship in 2001, finishing as a National Runner Up but setting collegiate school history as the 2001 team was the best in ESU's school history
- ECAC Championship
- USA Field Hockey National Outdoor Festival in Palm Beach Florida
- All American (1st Team)
- All PSAC Player (1st Team)
- STX National Senior All Star - Louisville, KY National Senior All Star Game
- Collegiate Team MVP
- Inducted into ESU's Hall of Fame in 2012

​- NCAA Scholar Athlete

-High School:  Midfielder for Honesdale High School earning Best Midfield, Best Offensive, Team MVP, WVC 1st Team All Star, Citizens Voice 1st Team All Star, Team Captain and set several statistical school records.

​All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them... 

Meet the coaching staff:

Pursuit Field Hockey, LLC 

Alicia Manzione

Lucrezia (Grace) Manzione

Alicia graduated from Honesdale in 2011 where she was a two sport athlete: field hockey and soccer. Alicia played Defense and Mid-Field during her four years at Honesdale, and was a three-year-letter-holder for field hockey, four-year-letter holder for soccer. Alicia still holds records for Honesdale and received many awards during her time, ending her years at Honesdale as captain of the team. Alicia then attended IUP for Fashion Merchandising and Business, where she currently is the retail assistant of The Great Things Boutique at The Lodge at Woodloch. Alicia enjoys anything that sparkles, laughing, and a good quote! She has a way with coaching and has a lot to offer the Pursuit Program. You can find her coaching our little ones, aiding in drills, and taking action shots as our designated photographer.

Seasonal Pursuit Coach

Seasonal Pursuit Coach /

Master Photographer

Becca Maciejewski  

Pursuit Co-Founder & Co-Director

Pursuit Co-Founder & Co-Director

Qualified, seasonal Coaches will be added to the Pursuit Team as our programs & athlete populations grow, including current competitive college players and retired collegiate all-stars from Division I, Division II and Division III Programs. 

If you are interested in being apart of the coaching staff at Pursuit,

please contact Becca & Grace @PursuitFieldHockey@gmail.comfor further discussion!

Playing Highlights
- Graduated from Honesdale High School in 2013 and received 4 Varsity Field Hockey letters
- Played a variety of positions from defense, midfield, to center mid / center forward
- Served as a team captain for two years
- Played on the 2012 National Indoor Tournament team
- 2012 District 2 AAA Silver Medalist (first team in school history to medal)
- Received an All-State Nomination and High School All-American Academic Nomination
- Set several statistical school records, including 10 different records ranking in the top 3.
- Received several team awards including best defensive player, best midfielder, most versatile player, game MVPs, Players award, Coaches award, and All-Star award.
- Ranked #22 in the Wyoming Valley Conference in League Scoring Leaders

Coaching Highlight:
- Served as a volunteer coach for Honesdale's Varsity and JV field hockey team in 2014/15
- Served as the Honesdale's JV field hockey coach for the 2016 season
- Coached various ages at Wayne Country Commissioner's Field Hockey Camp for the past 7 years
- Mickey has been a tremendous help and has been apart of pursuit since the beginning. Her personality, experience, and dedication is contagious!

Other fun facts about Coach Mickey
- Graduated from Lackawanna College in 2016 with an Associates in Science, majoring in their Physical Therapist Assistant Program - Currently works as Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant.
- Her real name is Mychaela and she loves that she is still able to share and pursue her passion for the game of field hockey.

Mickey Johannes

Seasonal Pursuit Coach

Coaching Experience:
-Coached Field Hockey Summer Camps at East Stroudsburg University.
 -Honesdale Jr High Field Hockey Coach - Upon Graduation from East Stroudsburg University in 2012, Grace started coaching at Honesdale, where she coached for 3 years; 2 years as head coach.
-Wallenpaupack Varsity and JV Assistant Field Hockey Coach for the 2015 season.

- Wallenpaupack Jr. High Coach, 2017 - present .
- Coordinated, Organized, and instructed the annual Wayne County Commissioners Field Hockey Camp, building the campers status to record numbers.
- USA Field Hockey Certified Level 2 Coach

- Regional USA Futures Field Hockey Coach

Field Hockey Playing Experience:
- Played and graduated from Honesdale in 2008. High School Team Captain. Earned Best Midfielder and Defender Awards as a Hornet. 
- Played all 4 years at East Stroudsburg University as a defender. In her sophomore year, ESU was Top PSAC Finish, and went to NCAAs where Grace started as a key defender in all games.
- Spent time during summer of 2010 in Holland, traveling Europe and playing with / against professional FH teams, attended and learned through clinics.
- National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) National Academic Squad
 - Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: For achievement as a scholar athlete at ESU
- Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Scholar-Athlete Award
-  NCAA Scholar Athlete
- Played on all defensive and offensive corners, was the team stroker, and had 3 game winning goals her senior season, graduating in 2012.

Related Experiences:
- 3-sport high school athlete (field hockey, basketball, and soccer).
-  ACE Fitness Professional
- ACE Sports Conditioning Specialist ​

- ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist

Kaitlin Langendoefer (Barnes)

Coaching Experience:
Assistant Junior Varsity Field Hockey Coach, Magnificat High School: 2013, 2014                      
Summer Coach, East Coast Field Hockey Club, Bryn Mawr, PA -  Summer, 2010
Assistant head coach under FIH Master Coach Rudy Mendoza from Argentina.
Summer Coach, East Coast Field Hockey Club, Hershey, PA - Summer 2007, 2008, 2009
Assistant coach to elite international coaches from Spain
Instructed seminars on strength and conditioning, college recruitment, and goal scoring techniques
Summer Coach, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA - Summer 2008, 2009
Team Coach, College Quest, Philadelphia, PA - Summer 2008
Coached the girls through games as they were scouted by college coaches

College Playing Experience:
College of the Holy Cross Division 1 Field Hockey  - Fall 2006 – 2010
4 year starter at defense
Co-Captain, 2010
All-Patriot League Squad, 1st team, 2010
Voted Team Most Valuable player, 2010
Voted Rookie of the Year, 2006
Patriot League Honorable Mention, 2006

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