Coaching Staff

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Jaja Kentwell

Varsity Head Coach

Jaja Kentwell is a full time field hockey coach at WC Eagles and is on the U.S. Men's National Team. Previously, Kentwell coached at Phoenixville High School, University of Delaware and Old Dominion University. 



Varsity Assistant Coach





JVA Head Coach

Katherine Barthelmeh is currently a counselor at Conestoga High School. Katherine has previously coached both the 8th grade team at T/E Middle School and the JVA team at Conestoga High School. She graduated from the Academy of Notre Dame in 2004, where she played both field hockey and golf. Katherine continued to play field hockey for Gettysburg College, starting in goal every game of her collegiate career. In 2005, she helped her team win the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship. Katherine also holds the Gettysburg College record for most individual goalie wins, shutouts, and games played.


Kirsten Whitaker

JVB Head Coach

Kirsten Whitaker teaches Latin and Gifted Support at Conestoga High School. This is her third year of being part of the Conestoga Field Hockey program. Coach Whitaker graduated from Gwynedd Mercy Academy where she played both varsity field hockey and lacrosse. Coach Whitaker ran cross country and track at the College of Holy Cross from which she earned her undergraduate degree in Classics and English. Coach Whitaker also hold a Masters Degree in Classics from Villanova University.