Randy Vite begins her second year as assistant women's lacrosse coach in 2019-20.
In the program's 2019 debut season, the Maroons posted a 15-3 record and a second-place finish in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW). The squad posted elite numbers on a national scale, ranking 17th in scoring (16.44 goals/game), 16th in scoring margin (+8.28/game), 15th in draw controls (16.39/game), 21st in ground balls (26.44/game) and 21st in shots (34.4/game). Midfielder Karina Schulze was named the CCIW Offensive Player of the Year and CCIW Newcomer of the Year.
Vite joined the Maroons in 2018-19 after two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at nearby Aurora University. She helped the Spartans compile a 15-7 mark in the Midwest Women’s Lacrosse Conference in two years.
Vite’s main responsibilities included assistance with recruiting, monitoring academic progress, video breakdown and analysis, team travel, community service projects and prospective student-athlete camps and clinics.
Prior to Aurora, Vite spent one season at Colorado State University-Pueblo as an assistant coach for the NCAA Division II ThunderWolves. During her two years in Colorado, she also served as an assistant coach at Pueblo West High School for a season while she worked for Teach for America, working as a Special Education teacher at nearby Risely Middle School International Academy of Innovation.
More recently, Vite also served as a varsity assistant for St. Charles High School (Ill.) for two seasons and coached high school girls club lacrosse for Players 360. She also had a stint as as the River City Youth Club Director.
As a player, Vite was a four-year letter winner and one-year team captain on the women's lacrosse team at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. During her four years at Kutztown, Vite garnered numerous accolades, including a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference All-Conference Second Team nod as well as a Scholar Athlete award.
Vite concluded her career with the Golden Bears as the program's all-time leader in ground balls (200) and games played (68). Vite ranks second in Kutztown's career record book in both caused turnovers (77) and games started (62) and sixth in career draw controls (55).
Vite graduated from Kutztown with a bachelor's degree in education. She majored in both special education and elementary education with a concentration in math and science.