Lori ‘Lo’ Locust:  Defensive Assistant, Defensive Lineman/Linebackers Coach, Co-Special Teams Coordinator

Coach Locust returns to the Steelhawks staff to work with the defensive line and linebackers in her second season with the ’Hawks. Locust was born in Philly and raised in Harrisburg. She graduated from Susquehanna Township school district, where she is entering her ninth season of coaching, as the Assistant DL Varsity coach. Locust has also been a part of the Central Penn Piranha staff that won a league and National Championship; working with their offensive and defensive lines. Locust turned to coaching after played four years of women’s semi-pro and suffering a career ending injury.

Locust has helped coach the DMV Elite men’s semi-pro team to a championship season as a defensive line coach. She also assists the Keystone Assault women’s semi-pro team as defensive line coach when time allows around the Steelhawks schedule.

Coach Lo is also affiliated with East Preps and has been working with their Team America and FCS Bowl games as Defensive Line and/or Linebackers coach to showcase talent from around the country to scouts at various levels.

She works as an Account Executive with PA Media Group. She has two sons, Alex, who lives in San Francisco and Bryce, who is in his junior year at Penn State. In her downtime she enjoys being outdoors hiking or biking.