Mr. Joel Heintzelman grew up playing soccer in Mountain Top and graduated from Crestwood High School where he was a 4 year starter and letter winner for the boy’s soccer team. He helped the Comets win a District and League Championship. He went on to play football at Dickinson College where he became an All-American place kicker and was recently inducted into Dickinson's College Sports Hall of Fame. After working more than 10 years for several Fortune 500 companies in the Philadelphia area, he came back to Mountain Top to pursue his master’s degree in school counseling. He returned to his alma mater as a guidance counselor and quickly began coaching. His years of counseling, sport participation, and football and wrestling coaching experiences make him a strong asset to the girl's soccer team and will surely help the athletes accomplish great things on and off the field.
Ms. Meg Heintzelman joined the Crestwood Coaching Staff in the spring of 2016 as
an assistant coach for girls’ lacrosse. She currently studies Exercise Science
at King’s College. She grew up in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania and graduated from
Selinsgrove High School. She earned two varsity letters in tennis, and three in
lacrosse. She went on to play lacrosse at King’s College, but decided to begin
coaching after she sustained a major concussion. Though she is new to soccer,
she will bring her knowledge of physical fitness, teamwork, and dedication to
the team. She hopes to help the girls become the best athletes, students, and
all-around people that they can be.
Ms. Sarah Andrews joined the Crestwood Coaching Staff as an assistant coach for the Crestwood Women’s Soccer Team for the upcoming 2016 season. She graduated from the University of Scranton this past May as a biology major with a focus in physical therapy, earning her Bachelor of Science Degree. She grew up in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania and graduated from Crestwood High School, where she started and lettered in Women’s Varsity Soccer and Women’s Varsity Basketball for four years. She carried her love for the sport of soccer over to the University of Scranton, were she played on the Women’s Soccer Team for all four years. Her experience at the collegiate level will bring an extremely beneficial and competitive edge to the team. Her positive attitude, knowledge of the game, and overall athletic ability will be great assets in teaching the team the importance of dedication and determination throughout the season.