COACHES | LEADERS
Ole Miss ‘16 MID
Courtney grew up in Northern Virginia and started playing lacrosse in 8th grade after a transition out of basketball. Her love for the sport and being part of a team led her to play in college on the club lacrosse team at the University of Mississippi (hotty toddy!!!) She also served as treasurer for the club program for two years and assisted the president in planning an annual tournament schedule across the southeast United States. Courtney graduated in 2016 with a banking and finance degree and currently works in the securities division at Goldman Sachs.
Virginia Tech (WCLA) ‘19 DEFENDER
Head Coach, Coyotes Youth Program. Virginia Tech WCLA Team officer and starting midfielder and defender (’15-’19). Double Major in Hospitality and Tourism Management and Marketing of Professional Sales. “ I choose to coach because some of the most important lessons I’ve learned in life came from my previous coaches, and I hope to be able to be a mentor to others the same way those coaches were for me. Coaching is about improving a person on and off the field; work hard, work smart, enjoy the game.
Drew University ‘17 ATTACKER
All Conference at Drew. Team Captain. Record holder for career assists. All State, All Conference, and Senior All Star for Bethel High School in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Dual sport athlete- volleyball and lacrosse- at Bethel.
Meghan Griffin is originally from Billerica, Massachusetts. She played collegiately at Bridgewater State, where she was a goalie and her team made an appearance in the NCAA tournament during her senior year in 2010. Since then, Meghan has served as Head Coach at Wheelock College, and as an assistant at Bridgewater State and Wheaton College (Mass.). Currently, Griffin is an assistant coach at Division III Colby College in Waterville, Maine.
Cal ‘18 DEFENDER
Assistant Coach, Piedmont High School. Head Coach Skyline 14U. Single Season Draw Controls Record Holder for Cal. Team Captain. Third all time on draw controls at Cal. Sixth on caused turnovers. All League soccer and lacrosse player at Sayville High School, New York. Political Economy Degree.
UMASS ’16 MIDFIELDER Park City Youth Lacrosse Coach. Head coach FLG 2025’s 2016-2018. All county soccer and lacrosse player. NCAA Sweet 16 (’14, ’15, ’16). Kinesiology & Nutrition Degree. Holistic health and emotional wellness coach and personal trainer.
Oregon ‘18 (WCLA team) MIDFIELDER
Assistant Coach, California High School in San Ramon, California. Cal High ‘14. Played and coached with the Unviersity of Oregon Club team after a standout career in high school. Human Physiology Major, Chemistry and Ethics Minor. “As a coach, I strive to help players develop a growth mindset they can implement on and off the field. I chose to coach with Tenacity because it provides players with an opportunity to play with and learn from the best while empowering women athletes!”
Washington & Lee, MIDFIELDER
Head Lacrosse Coach, Franklin Road Academy. Assistant Field Hockey and Lacrosse Coach, Amherst College. Captain in both sports at W&L, NCAA Final Four Appearance in lacrosse (‘17). Four Time ODAC League Champion in Lacrosse. Psychology Degree and Generals Leadership Academy.
Gettysburg ‘12 GOALIE
Associate Head Coach, Denison University. IWLCA Division III Assistant Coach of the Year (‘19). Head Lacrosse Coach, Glenalmond College, Perth Scotland. Assistant Coach, Scottish. Under 19 Team (‘13). NCAA Division III National Champion at Gettysburg (‘11). IWLCA All American (‘12). Two Time All Conference. Two Time All Region. Political Science Major and Health Sciences Minor at Gettysburg and Masters of Education in Sport from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Trinity ‘17 DEFENDER
Assistant Coach, Tufts University. NCAA Final Four as Assistant at Tufts (‘19). Four Time NCAA Final Four appearances at Trinity. Two Time NESCAC Champion. IWLCA All Region Team. All State and three time All Conference in lacrosse at Tower Hill High School in Delaware (‘13). History Degree.
MIT ‘19 ATTACKER
Head Coach, Palo Alto High School. Captain of the NCAA Division III program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. All Conference Attacker, ranked 8th nationally for assists/game (‘19), and program record holder for single game assists, single season assists, and career assists. Mechanical Engineering Degree.
Towson ‘10 Mid
Head Coach, College of William & Mary (‘13-‘19). Two-Time NCAA Champion as an Assistant Coach, Northwestern University (‘11-’14). Two Time United States Professional Lacrosse League Champion with Long Island Sound (‘16,’17). Two Time Tewaaraton Nominee. Three Time IWLCA All American. Two-Time Colonial Athletic League Champion (‘08, ‘09). Two Time CAA Player of the Year. Record holder at Towson in draw controls, ground balls, and caused turnovers. Fourth in NCAA history in draw controls (327). Second longest point streak in NCAA history (70 games). Biology Degree.
SUNY Cortland ’16 DEFENDER Assistant Coach, Wasatch High School. Basketball coach at South Summit High School. Park City Youth Lacrosse Coach. New York State Champion (’12). Assistant Coach, Comsewogue High School (’16). New York State Defensive MVP (’12). Physical Education Degree.
Head Coach, San Francisco University High School. Previous Head Coaching jobs at Marin Catholic, St. Ignatius, and The Tenacity Project. President, Southern Marin Lacrosse Club and NCJLA Championship coach for both boys and girls. Football and Lacrosse at Wesleyan University. Environmental Science Degree.
Princeton ‘04 Midfielder
Founder and CEO, The Tenacity Project, Sherry Sports LLC, Tenacity10 Camps, and the BearLax Club Team Programs; Head Coach, Cal Berkeley, ‘08-’11; MPSF Coach of the Year ‘08; Assistant Coach at Cal (‘07), Amherst College (‘06), and Smith College (‘05); 2x NCAA Champion in lacrosse (Princeton ‘02, ‘03); 7x Ivy League Champion (Princeton soccer, lacrosse); Tewaaraton Finalist ‘04; 3x First Team All American; FIL Under 19 World Cup Champion ‘99. Anthropology Degree.
Penn ‘18 ATTACKER
Assistant Coach, Menlo School. Team Captain at University of Pennsylvania (‘18). Two Tim All Ivy. U.S. Lacrosse High School All American (‘14). West Bay Athletic League Most Valuable Player (‘14). Three Time All League (WBAL). Two-time WBAL Champion (‘13, ‘14). Basketball and Lacrosse at Sacred Heart Prep, Atherton, California (‘14). Communications Degree.
Bowdoin ‘11, MIDFIELDER
Head Coach, Trinity College and Assistant Professor of Physical Education. IWLCA Division III Berkshire Region Coach of the Year (‘16). Assistant Field Hockey and Lacrosse Coach, Trinity College (‘11-’13). National Champion as an Assistant Lacrosse Coach at Trinity (‘12). IWLCA National Assistant Coach of the Year (‘12). Captain at Bowdoin College. Final Four Appearance (‘11). Two Time IWLCA All Region Team (‘10, ‘11). Visual Arts and Environmental Studies Undergraduate Degrees and Masters in Public Policy from Trinity.
Oregon ‘18 ATTACKER
Head Lacrosse Coach, UCLA. All Pac-12 (‘18). Team Captain for University of Oregon’s NCAA Division I Team. All Academic Team for Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (‘16, ‘17). U.S. Lacrosse High School All American (‘13, ‘14). Oregon Girls Lacrosse Association State Champion (‘13). West Linn High School, Oregon. Sports Management Degree.
Sweet Briar Mount Holyoke ‘17 Defender
Head Coach and Associate Director of Admissions, Cardinal Newman High School. Former Head Coach Brentwood School in LA, and Sonoma Academy. Founding Coach of the St. Ignatius College Prep Girls Lacrosse Program. Lacrosse, Swimming and Equestrian at Sweet Briar College (’95). New Canaan High School in Connecticut.
UCLA ‘12 ATTACK/MID
2x WWLL First Team, 2x MVP, 2x Captain, 2011 WCLA National Tournament Most Outstanding Player- Midfield, 2012 WCLA First-Team All American. Sociology & Global Studies Major. Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree 2015. Chiropractor and owner in private practice. Head Coach of Newark Memorial High School ‘15-‘19. Originally from San Diego, CA. Attended Francis Parker School as a tri-sport varsity athlete in lacrosse, basketball, golf. Coaching for Tenacity since 2016. Current Director of Operations.
Springfield College ‘16 ATTACK Assistant Coach, United States Coast Guard Academy. Four Time NEWMAC Conference Champion as a player. NCAA Division III Sweet 16 Appearance (‘16). NCAA leader in shooting percentage (‘16). Varsity soccer, basketball, and lacrosse at Bishop Mcgann High School in Riverhead, New York. Movement and Sports Studies Major and Coaching Minor.
SUNY Brockport ‘19 DEFENDER
Tenacity Utah Coach and Director, ‘16-current. Head Coach, Juan Diego Catholic High School. 3 NCAA Appearances. 1 Conference Championship. All State player at Juan Diego High School. All Conference ‘15. Nursing Degree. NICU nurse at Primary Children’s Hospital.