Girls Varsity Soccer
Welcome to The Gunnery Girls Soccer program! The Gunnery is a member of the New England Prep School Association. Within NEPSAC, The Gunnery is classified in the “C” Division, as a school with an enrollment of under 120 girls. The team plays a competitive schedule with opponents including The Canterbury School, Millbrook School, The Ethel Walker School, Suffield Academy, St. Luke’s School, Hopkins School, and Westover School, among others.
Head CoachEmily Abelson graduated from Emmanuel College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. Emily was a member of the women’s soccer and lacrosse teams at Emmanuel. She has worked in the admissions offices of Emmanuel College, Syracuse University and Georgetown University. In addition to her role as Associate Director of Admissions at The Gunnery, she is also an International Student Coordinator, International Admissions Counselor, Head Girls Soccer Coach, Assistant Girls Lacrosse Coach, Advisor, and a dorm parent in Browne dorm. During the summers, she coaches middle school girls lacrosse with LC River, 3D Lacrosse. In her free time, Emily is pursuing her Master of Business Administration degree from The Kogod School of Business at American University. She lives on campus, is an avid runner, reader and loves cooking.
Class of ’55 Distinguished Teacher Award 2008; Tisch Chair for Excellence in Teaching, 2012-2015
Alisa teaches mathematics, serves as Department Chair and coaches both soccer and softball. An enthusiastic athlete, she enjoys playing soccer, basketball, and softball. Alisa enjoys Red Sox games at Fenway Park, travel to new places, and spending time with her family. She lives on campus in Graham House with her husband Michael and their son, Jonathan. You might see Jonathan and Alisa playing baseball at the front gate each morning, while waiting for the school bus!
Jeff has been a superior teacher of biology and anatomy and physiology for many years. Additionally, he has three times been selected among Maine public school coaches as Coach of the Year (twice for baseball, once for soccer). Formerly a scout for the Toronto Blue Jays, Jeff now coaches Falmouth in the Cape Cod Baseball League during the summers. Jeff is a dorm parent in Browne, coaches girls varsity soccer and heads the baseball program.