Coach Katie Gerzabek, currently assisting at Syracuse University, coached with Mayhem throughout her tenure as an Assistant at Temple University. While with Mayhem, Katie shared her years of experience on the US Senior Women’s National Indoor Team helping build the club’s winter indoor program.
Gerzabek was a freshman starter on Maryland’s 2011 NCAA Championship team, scoring the first of three goals in the Terrapins’ 3-2 overtime comeback win against North Carolina. She was named to the NFHCA All-Region First Team that season as well as in 2014, and earned second team honors in 2012 and 2013. As a senior and team captain in 2014, Gerzabek helped lead the Terps to a regular season Big Ten Championship. She capped her career with NFHCA Third Team All-America honors after also earning All-Big Ten Second Team and All-Big Ten Academic Team selection.
Gerzabek was a member of both the U21 and U19 teams for USA Field Hockey and has been coaching at various levels over the last four years. While playing with two US Junior National Teams, Gerzabek garnered a good deal of international experience. She competed in the Junior World Cup in Germany as a member of the U21 team in 2013, and scored a goal as Team USA earned the bronze medal at the Junior Pan Am Games in Mexico in 2012.
During the spring seasons in 2012, 2013 and 2015, Gerzabek coached at three different levels for the USA Field Hockey Futures Program and earned her Level 1 Coaching Certification.