position Assistant Coach
Hannah Pany, a four-year letterwinner for the Scarlet and Gray from 2014-17, returned to Columbus in August of 2021 to serve as the team’s assistant coach.
Pany spent the 2019 season as a first-time assistant coach. She helped the Ladies to a 15-4 record, an appearance in the NCAC Tournament final and coached four All-NCAC selections.
During her four season with the Buckeyes, Pany played in 73 career games and logged seven assists, including a team-high six assists during the 2018 campaign. Defensively, she helped the Buckeyes post 13 shutouts throughout her career. She was named team captain her senior season and was the recipient of the OSU Unsung Hero Award for commitment, willingness and positive attitude.
While at Ohio State, Pany also was a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and Athletes in Action. In the summer of 2018 she worked as intern with the sports nutrition department as part of the Bucks Go Pro program. In May 2019, she graduated with a degree in psychology.
Pany logged previous coaching experience as the head coach of the Field Hockey Life Club in Columbus, where she worked three seasons teaching fundamentals, managing practices and creating game plans.