Ellie Williams '11, Girls U16 Head Coach
Ellie Williams ‘11 joined the coaching staff for the 2017-2018 season after playing Division I hockey at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. Williams played in 141 games as a Saint and was a captain during her senior year. She was an ECAC Hockey All-Academic team member in 2012, received a National Scholar Athlete award in 2014, and was a Mandy Swartz Award recipient in 2015 (an award that goes to a student-athlete who excels in the classroom, participates in fifty percent of the team's games, and demonstrates leadership on and off the ice). Her run with the Saints included an ECAC Hockey Tournament championship and NCAA quarterfinals appearance in 2012. She graduated in May 2015 with her bachelor’s degree in economics. While at St. Lawrence she was very involved with student-athletes on campus and worked on several community and charity events, and was the vice president her senior year of the Student-Athlete Advising Committee.
Before re-joining the Shattuck-St. Mary's community, Ellie spent two years earning her master’s degree in business administration from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY, while coaching youth hockey for the Rye Rangers organization and the Mamaroneck U14 Girls team.
Prior to St. Lawrence, Ellie spent four years at Shattuck-St. Mary’s playing two years on the 16U team and two years on the Girls Prep team, where they won back-to-back Minnesota State Championships in 2010 and 2011. She was a leader her senior year, where they won the National Championship in 2011.
Melissa Boik, Associate Head Coach Girls U16
Melissa Boik joined the Shattuck-St. Mary’s community in the 2010-11 year. She spent 12 seasons as Assistant Coach of the Girls Prep team. During that time, she was a part of 4 National Championship teams in ’11, ’16, ’17, and ’18. Boik transitioned to Associate Head Coach of the Girls U16 team for the 2022-2023 season. Also at SSM, Boik teaches in the Mathematics department, and helps run the girls summer hockey camp.
Prior to coming to SSM, Boik spent one year at Ohio State as a student assistant coach and video coordinator to the Women’s Hockey program.
A native of Allen Park, MI., growing up Boik played youth hockey for the Michigan Capitals in the metro Detroit area. She went on to play college hockey at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 2005-2009. Playing in 130 games, as a senior captain, she helped the Engineers get to the ECAC championship game in 2009.
Gordie Stafford, Director of Girls Hockey