Marty Kupprion serves as the Director of NXTlacrosse. In that role, he supports all of NXT's educational and club lacrosse-related efforts. An original member of the NXTsports leadership team, Coach Kupp helped build NXT's circular efforts for Cradle Lacrosse, Trashcan Lacrosse and NXT Lacrosse Club, while also helping to attract and manage many of the area's top young coaches. He was the head coach of the first club team, NXT 2014 and now leads the NXT 2017 team.
Marty recently left a second grade classroom teaching job at Episcopal Academy to join the NXT team in a full-time role. He spent four years at EA, including roles as a writing specialist, after-care coordinator and three years running his own classroom. Entering his sixth season with the Churchmen, he continues to serve as an assistant to Andy Hayes with the Episcopal varsity lacrosse team. Marty was a star player at Episcopal Academy and the University of Delaware, where he earned a degree in elementary education and and was a member of the 2007 Blue Hen Final Four team. Marty also holds a master's degree in education from Cabrini College and frequently tutors young students. Marty currently resides in downtown Philadelphia with his fiancee Jenny.
Kate Henwood joined the NXT team in June of 2015 as the Director of Girls Lacrosse. She oversees the NXT Girls Lacrosse Club and all Girls Lacrosse Training/Educational programming.
A Garnet Valley ('01) and LaSalle ('05) alumna, Henwood coached the University of California-Davis Aggies for three seasons ('13-'15) after winning back-to-back state championships at Garnet Valley in her second and third seasons at the school. In her initial season at UC Davis, she led the Aggies to an upset of nationally-ranked conference rival Stanford.
Her Garnet Valley tenure ('10-'12) produced multiple All-Americans, brought the school its first two state titles and laid the foundation for what has become Pennsylvania's premier program. Prior to taking the helm at Garnet Valley, Henwood served as the top assistant and defensive coordinator at Villanova University ('07-'09), taught 8th grade social studies for 7 years at Garnet Valley, and earned her M.A. in American History from Villanova University.
She lives in Philadelphia.
Kyle oversees the development of NXTsports lacrosse education and NXTChicago's club in the Chicagoland area. Kyle's primary responsibilities include organizing operations and implementing NXTsports' curriculum at all age levels. Kyle was the second employee in the Chicago office and is the head coach for NXTChicago's first club program of 2017 players. Off the field, Kyle also supports general marketing, outreach and business development.
Kyle joined NXTsports in 2013 upon moving to Chicago from Arlington, Virginia. Kyle is the head boys varsity lacrosse coach at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago. Kyle was a four-year member of Lynchburg College’s varsity lacrosse team, where his teams won two ODAC championships and made three NCAA tournaments.
Casey joined NXT in August of 2015 after spending two years as an assistant coach on NXT LC Girls Director Kate Henwood’s coaching staff at Division I UC-Davis, where she spent time coaching the Aggies’ goalies and midfielders.
Kellogg played collegiately at Division I Hofstra University, where she earned a degree in marketing with a minor in fine arts. She was also named a team captain as a senior and was also tabbed a second-team All-Colonial Athletic Association choice in 2012. She made the Dean’s List and also collected CAA Commissioner’s Academic Awards throughout her career.
Kellogg, a Downingtown West (Pa.) alumna, also served on Hofstra’s sports marketing department during her undergraduate tenure.
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Hometown: Bala Cynwyd, PACoach Hayes is the co-founder and President of NXT Sports. He directs the Trashcan Summer Camp at Episcopal Academy, the Trashcan Winter Program at Episcopal, the Philly Showcase, and many other NXT events. He graduated from Trinity with a B.S. in Biology and currently teaches freshmen and sophomore biology at Episcopal. Andy played lacrosse and soccer at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, earning all-Conference honors in both sports.Andy just completed his seventh season as boy's head lacrosse coach at Episcopal Academy. In 2010, Andy led the Churchmen to a 16-6 record and to the championship game of the highly competitive Inter-Ac league, where they dropped a one-goal heartbreaker to national power Haverford School. Andy also serves as President of the Eastern Pennsylvania Scholastic Lacrosse Association. View Full Profile
Hometown: Newtown, PACoach Leahy is in his 24th year as Head Coach at La Salle College High School. He has achieved an overall record of 418 W - 86 L (280 W - 4 L in the Catholic League) which includes the 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2013 PA State Championship, 2005 & 2007 EPSLA Finals, 2010 & 2011 PIAA Finals, 2006 EPSLA Final Four, & 19 Philadelphia Catholic League Championships. He is a 1992 graduate of Loyola College in Maryland where he played and coached midfield and was considered a face-off specialist. From 1995-1996 he played forward for the Philadelphia Wings. Coach Leahy coached the 2007 U.S. South UnderArmour All American Team. In 2010 Coach Leahy was the first lacrosse coach to be inducted into the Montgomery County Coaches Hall of Fame, and in 2013 he was inducted into the Philadelphia Lacrosse Hall of Fame, and will join the 2016 Under-19 USA World Team Staff for the World Games in Conquitlam, BC, Canada -(...continued) View Full Profile
Brandan Howell3.4 GPA 2016: Philly Under Armour Underclassmen Command Team second place 2016: La Salle varsity as a freshman 2016: Big 12 Invitational all-star Other Sports Football and track 235-pound bench press Community Service Food Drive Charity showdown View Full Profile
Hometown: Newtown, PABrett attended Holy Ghost Prep in Bensalem PA where he had 11 varsity letters including four in lacrosse and soccer. In soccer he was one of only three freshman to ever make varsity, three-year all-league selection, two-time first team all-area and was a first team Philadelphia Inquirer selection. During his soccer career Holy Ghost won four league championships and captured two district titles. In basketball, Holy Ghost made two District 1 title appearances and were district champions in 2004. His senior year the squad was considered one of the best teams ever from Bucks County with a 31-1 record only falling in the state championship. He ended his basketball career as a three-time all league selection including MVP in 2004 and two- time all-area including Bucks County Player of the Year in 2004,Philadelphia Inquirer all-area mention, and was all Southeastern Pa and South Jersey team in basketball and soccer by Scholastic Play by Play(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Media, PABryan attended West Chester University, where he majored in kinesiology and received a teaching degree in Health and Physical Education. He has spent the last five years as a heath and physical education teacher for children ages 3-21 at the Davidson School which is the education branch of the Elwyn Organization. While teaching at the Davidson, Bryan worked toward and received a Masters of Education Degree from Wilmington University. Coach Arra sees Health and Physical Education as the building blocks to active and healthy living. Besides physical well-being, Bryan knows that such education promotes positive self-esteem and self-image in young adults. Lessons learned here are the same lessons and interactions students will need to succeed in the game of life. In both instances, one strives for excellence in realizing one’s potential, and this personal goal Coach Arra hopes to leave as his legacy with students. Coach Arra began(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: New Hope, PA2016 MVP Delaware Team Champions 2016 MVP Towson All-Star 2016 "Most Improved Player" for NXT 2019 2016 Starting Midfielder for La Salle JV Academics 3.0 GPA 2016 Student Ambassador Other Sports Basketball, football, snowboarding Community Service GiGi Project - Read books and play music for people on life support machines Aid for Friends - Meal prep for the elderly in need View Full Profile
Hometown: South Bend, INChris lives in Philadelphia and is the National Sales Manager for Elevation Lacrosse.Attackman, St. Joseph HS (South Bend, IN), Bellarmine University (Louisville, KY), Gryphons LC (Philadelphia division of the ALL).I was previously the head boys lacrosse coach at St. Joseph HS (South Bend, IN), assistant coach with Team Indiana and Program Director for Michiana Falcons Youth Lacrosse. Since moving to Philadelphia in 2010, I've been an assistant coach with the UPenn NCLL Lacrosse team and have served as an interim coach with Edge Elite (Toronto, Ont.).I believe in creating a competitive, efficient, positive and fun environment that demands each player bring their best effort every time they step on the field. View Full Profile
Hometown: South Kent, CTDrew joined the NXT staff after spending just over a year at South Kent School, in South Kent (Conn.). At South Kent, Drew was the head coach of the boys' lacrosse team, as well as a faculty member, teaching Pre-Engineering and African-American history. Upon moving to Chicago, Drew took the Assistant Varsity coaching position at Fenwick High School.3-year starter and Captain at Hartford University. Named 2013 All-Conference America East. Drew has an identical twin brother that played defense for the Hawks. Drew graduated the University of Hartford Summa Cum Laude, with a degree in U.S history, and a minor in sociology. In his time with NXT, Drew helped launch NXT Chicago and coached club as well as lacrosse education programs. Since 2015, Drew moved from Chicago to Philadelphia to join the NXT Events team and his role now centers around marketing. Drew serves as a dedicated coach in our(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Ardmore, PADylan graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2009 with a degree in anthropology and sociology. Coach Brown is currently the Director of Programs at NXTsports.Dylan was a three sport standout in football, basketball, and lacrosse at Episcopal Academy and captained the Men’s Lacrosse team while at Ohio Wesleyan.Coach Brown coaches all age levels and is a very well liked coach at all NXTsports programs. He is formally known as the Director of Cradle Lacrosse, but coaches extensively with all of our programs. Dylan formerly served as assistant lacrosse coach at Westerville North H.S. (Westerville, OH). He is the head coach of our Trashcan 8th grade team which had a very successful summer while competing in some of the best events for their age level. In addition to helping out at the Trashcan Lacrosse Winter Program, he also serves as the Director of Cradle Lacrosse and(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Media, PAGraduate of Elmira College in 2002 with a major in history and secondary education certification. Received a Master's degree in Education from Cabrini College in 2011. Currently I am a social studies teacher at Penncrest High School. In addition to lacrosse, I have coached football at the high school and youth levels.Played at Penncrest High School and Elmira College. Captain of 1998 Central League champion Penncrest team and two year captain at Elmira College.Began coaching at Penncrest in 2003 as the head J.V. coach. Have been an assistant varsity coach at Penncrest since 2009, helping them to a historic State Championship season in 2014. I also coach with the Rose Tree Optimist youth lacrosse club.I think a \"Team first\" approach best explains my coaching philosophy. The focus should be on team success through hard work, development of fundamental skills, and consistent positive feedback to all players. View Full Profile
Hometown: Glenside, PACoach Castle played at Penn Charter and went on to Johns Hopkins where he helped the Blue Jays win two national championships. George is a former member of the Philadelphia Wings and plays currently for the Kentucky Stickhorses. He has previously served as a coach in the Trashcan Club program and for Delaware County Christian School.Penn Charter Johns Hopkins University5 year coach at Johns Hopkins Blue Jays camp in Baltimore, Maryland. 2 year coach at Calvert Hall High School lacrosse camps in Baltimore, Maryland. Assistant coach at Delaware County Christian School in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania (2011-present) Head coach with Trashcan Lacrosse Club 2017, 2011-2012There are no bad questions. The best players are always willing to learn more and improve on their weaknesses. View Full Profile
Hometown: Haverford, Pa.Gerry played midfield for Episcopal Academy, graduating in 2010. He went on to play for Bryant University as an attackman and midfielder under Coach Mike Pressler. During his time as a Bulldog, his team won three consecutive NEC Championships, making it to the NCAA tournament in both 2012 and 2013.Gerry first began coaching in 2010 with Main Line Youth Lacrosse Camp, where he established a strong foundation of skills and concepts for his players to build their careers upon. Since then, he has had the opportunity to work with players ranging in age from five to 14 years old. View Full Profile
Hometown: Washington Crossing, Pa.2016: Varsity player as a freshman 2016: Under Armour Uncommitted Showcase 2016: Under Armour Callbacks. Selected as top 25 player in Pennsylvania. 2016: Duke's Lacrosse Club captain 2016: PIAA finalist 2016: Duke's Lacrosse Club "Best of the Best" Academics: 4.01 GPA as a freshman. Awarded First Honors and Outstanding Academic Achievement Award. PSAT scores ranked in the 96th percentile nationally. Taking honors and AP courses. Other sports: Football - selected team captain in fall of 2015 and top scorer in fall of top 2015. National Fitness Award. Community service: Student Ambassador at La Salle in fall of 2016. Volunteered at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen in the spring of 2016 and at Mary's Cupboard in the fall of 2015. View Full Profile
Guy BourdonGuy Bourdon is the Head Coach at Benedictine University. Bourdon arrives at Benedictine to take over as head men's lacrosse coach for the 2015-16 year. Prior, Bourdon served as an assistant at LeMoyne College since 2011. LeMoyne has become a perennial NCAA Division II power, winning the 2013 national championship and finishing as the runner-up in 2015. Bourdon was named as the NCAA Division II Assistant Coach of the Year in 2013. LeMoyne has been to the NCAA tournament 12 times in the last 13 years and won three regular season conference titles along with a pair of conference tournament titles during Bourdon's tenure. The team compiled an impressive overall record of 76-11, including a 50-4 mark in the Northeast-10 Conference. "Guy made a tremendous impact on our program during his time with us," LeMoyne head coach Dan Sheehan said. "He is a tireless recruiter that always has the best interest of(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Radnor, PAJake grew up locally and was a lifer at Episcopal Academy, graduating in 2002. He then attended Middlebury College, earning a degree in literary theory and classical political philosophy in 2006. Jake went on to become a consultant specializing in advertising technology & marketing strategy, and has worked for Razorfish, Publicis, Booz & Co. and PwC. Jake first discovered his love for the sport while playing for the Ashbee youth program under the legendary Norm Treinish. In high school, Jake was a four-year letterwinner as a LSM & defenseman at Episcopal, earning All Inter-Ac honors and served as co-captain. He was also a standout player and co-captain for the PennStar and Dukes elite club teams. In college, Jake went on to play for perennial DIII powerhouse and multi-time NCAA champion Middlebury College, helping the squad to back-to-back NESCAC championships and strong NCAA tournament showings, reaching the national final in 2003 and 2005.Jake previously(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Lower Merion, Pa.I was first introduced to the game in 7th grade, but it wasn't until my freshman year at Lower Merion High School that I fell in love with the game. I have not looked back since, lacrosse is a very big part of my life, and I don't know where I would be without it.Lacrosse was my only sport throughout high school at Lower Merion. I played at Immaculata and Cabrini College from 2010-2014.I have coached kids from age 3 to 18 while working with the Cradle, Trashcan, and NXT Lacrosse programs since 2010.Coaching is my way of giving back, my way of sharing my love of the game with others. At NXT we are above and beyond when it comes to coaching, that's what separates us from the competition. View Full Profile
Hometown: Burke, VAKyle is entering his second season as the Head Boy's Lacrosse coach at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, IL. Kyle was awarded the Tony Lawless award for being an outstanding coach in his sport during the 2015 spring season, where his team finished with a 15-4 record. He has had coaching experience at all levels and all parts of the country, including Washington DC and San Francisco. Kyle claims he was fortunate to have amazing coaches during his playing career that taught larger lesser then winning and losing. Something he hopes to share with future players.Robinson High School, Fairfax VA Lynchburg College '04 - '08Coaches Cradle and Trashcan Lacrosse at NXTsports, Chicago, IL Head Coach - Boys Varsity Lacrosse at Saint Ignatius College Prep. Chicago, IL Coach McGuire loves transition and pushing the ball. He also believes in smart lacrosse and executing on every possession. Becoming a great(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Wallingford, PAMarty attended the University of Delaware, where he majored in Early Childhood Education and minored in history. He spent two years as a physical education teacher for children ages 3-18 while completing a Masters of Education at Cabrini College. He then spent time teaching in the Lower Merion School District (PA) at the elementary level. Marty taught for three years as a second grade teacher at Episcopal Academy. He began working at EA in 2011 as a Writing Specialist in the Lower School. After learning to play lacrosse in the Rose Tree, Ridley, and Haven youth programs, Marty was a crafty attackman and an All Inter-Ac selection while at the Episcopal Academy, graduating in 2003. He then went on to play at the University of Delaware, helping the Blue Hens to two CAA championships and to reach the NCAA tournament in 2005 and 2007. “Coach Kupp” is the director of all(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Springfield, PAMike works full time for an insurance broker called The Graham Company in their Technical Development Department and is responsible for new hire training and development. In his free time he enjoys cooking, sports, and music.Mike played at Springfield High School in Delaware County, graduating in 2005. He was a 4 year letter winner in soccer and lacrosse and a member of 2 PSLA Final Four teams and won the Central League Championship in 2005. He then played collegiately at Drexel University. Graduating in 2010, Mike was the recipient of the Randy Voight Coaches Award as a senior. He continues to play for GMH in the spring and summer. Mike's goal is to teach the fundamentals of both position and team defense based around a tough, hard-nosed philosophy. "Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow" - Norman Vincent Peale View Full Profile
Hometown: Sparta, NJMike grew up in Sparta, NJ where he started playing lacrosse and competing as a goalie in fifth grade. Mike attended Sparta High School and was the starting goalie for his junior and senior seasons, graduating in 2008. Mike went on to play DIII lacrosse at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA where he was named the starter at the beginning of his sophomore season. In a time of desperation, Moravian College ended up cutting the Men’s and Women’s Varsity Lacrosse programs. Heading into his junior season, Mike and a teammate created the Moravian College Lacrosse Club. The Greyhounds enjoyed much success in the NCLL by capturing two Eastern PA Division titles and advanced to two elite eights and one final four. Mike was selected to first-team Eastern PA in both seasons and was elected to first(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Ridley Park, PA.Mike Podgajny (pronounced puh-GO-nee), a graduate of Ridley High School and the University of Notre Dame, possesses years of championship-quality experience as both player and coach at the sport’s highest level. He now works as a financial professional in Greater Philadelphia.Mike first started playing in sixth grade in the Ridley youth lacrosse system. After playing one year at Monsignor Bonner High School, Mike starred for Ridley High’s state champion teams during 2002 and 2003. He earned State Championship MVP honors in 2003 and All-America honors in 2004. Podgajny attended the University of Notre Dame and developed under Kevin Corrigan and Gerry Byrne into a tough, well-rounded midfielder who led Notre Dame to league championships and NCAA tournament appearances. Podgajny, a two-time USILA All-American, was part of a strong midfielder corps that has produced some of the sport’s rising stars. In addition to his success on the field,(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Bala Cynwyd, PANile was born and raised in Bala Cynwyd. He graduated from Lower Merion High School in 2010 and Ursinus College in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Economics and minors in African American studies and environmental sciences.Three-year varsity letter winner at Lower Merion High School for both football and lacrosse. Captain of the 2010 Lower Merion lacrosse team. 2010 Honorable Mention All-Central League. Four-year varsity letter winner at Ursinus College, a Division III school participating in the Centennial Conference. Captain of the 2014 Ursinus lacrosse team where the Bears had a school-record five conference wins. 2014 Honorable Mention All-Centennial Conference. Nile began his coaching career with the Cradle and Trashcan Lacrosse programs. Coach Nile truly enjoys coaching all age groups. Six years of coaching experience with NXT Education programs. Cradle Lacrosse, 2010-present Trashcan Lacrosse / Play Fast Training, 2010-present Trashcan LC 2020 assistant coach in 2012 Trashcan LC 2023 assistant(...continued) View Full Profile
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Hometown: Albany, NYPacky joined NXTsports a year ago after living in Durham (UK) where he was studying and earning his Master's in Business Management. Prior to Durham University, Packy did his first two years of college at Onondaga Community College (N.Y.) where he was a member of the Men's Lacrosse Team and won two National Championships and was a Captain his sophomore year. After that, he transferred to the University of Hartford and played for Co-Founder of NXT, Peter Lawrence. He was a member of the Academic All-Conference Team his senior year and earned recognition as a NEILA Senior-Athlete. View Full Profile
Hometown: Media, Pa.NXTsports is proud to introduce Peter Lawrence as the company’s new full-time Chief Operating Officer. Peter, known to everyone as Coach Law, joins NXT from the University of Hartford, where he has spent the last 10-and-a-half years as head men’s lacrosse coach. During his tenure at Hartford, Coach Law revamped the Hawks into a consistent contender for the America Easttitle. Under his leadership, Hartford made their first two appearances in the NCAA tournament by virtue of winning the 2011 and 2016 America East tournaments. He was named the 2011 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Coach of the Year. Law’s Hawks also excelled in the classroom, posting the top GPA among America East men’s lacrosse programs in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Lawrence co-founded NXTsports with NXT CEO Andy Hayes in 2009. He has been an integral part of the(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Lafayette Hill, PA2x Varsity Letterwinner 2x Captain PW High School 2x OSU Groundball Award Recipient 3x All Suburban One American Conference 2x ECAC Rookie of the Week 2010 George Kruse Memorial Sportsmanship Award After graduating from Plymouth Whitmarsh High School I was fortunate enough to face-off for two seasons at Ohio State before injuries ended my playing career a bit early. Since graduating from OSU, I have been working in the Masters of Education program at Saint Joseph’s University and coaching the JV lacrosse team at Lower Merion High School. In addition, I’ve worked privately with many young face off specialists in the area. I’m very excited to be a part of the NXT Family and I'm looking forward to working with any player that is eager to make a difference at the face off X. View Full Profile
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Hometown: Wheaton, ILDirector of NXT Girls Lacrosse Events, NXT2020 Head Coach Amanda Kammes was hired full-time at NXT in April 2016 to oversee and direct all NXT Girls Lacrosse Event programming. From 2015-present, she has also served as the Head Coach of NXT2020 and Regional Director for both Cradle and Dribble Intro programs. Prior to working for NXT, Kammes served as the UC Davis Women's Lacrosse Program's top assistant from 2012-2015. She was involved with all aspects of the program and served as the program's Recruiting Coordinator. Kammes also oversaw Defensive Systems, player development and academic support for the team. Kammes made an immediate positive impact on UC Davis women's lacrosse, assisting with the Aggies' first-ever win over a ranked opponent with an upset against No. 14 Stanford in the 2013 season finale. In 2014, she guided a stingy defensive group, helped the team defeat conference rival California(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Downingtown, PANXT LC Head Coach, NXT Director of Lacrosse Operations Kellogg, originally from Downingtown West High School, was a standout at Hofstra, where she served as team captain in 2013 and was a second-team All-Colonial Athletic Association pick in 2012. Kellogg started 40 games during her career with the Pride, finishing with a four-year total of 23 goals, 39 ground balls and 29 caused turnovers. Upon her graduation, she received the Outstanding Senior Female Athlete Award in 2013. Kellogg made the Dean's List and added CAA Commissioner's Academic Awards throughout all four years, helping Hofstra compile the nation's highest team GPA in 2010. During her tenure as a student athlete, she also worked in the Pride's sports marketing department. She graduated with a degree in marketing and a minor in fine arts in 2013. Coach Kellogg recently served as the second Assistant Coach at UC Davis during the 2014-2015 campaigns. She was a valuable asset to(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Garnet Valley, PAColey Ricci is currently a rising senior at University of Delaware where she majors in Elementary Education and serves as captain for the lacrosse team. She served as a 3 year starter for GV Varsity Lacrosse, being named captain her senior year. She was a member and contributor to the 2011 and 2012 State Championships, and earned All American, All-Delco and All- Central Honors. In addition to lacrosse, Coley played basketball and was a 4 year starter for GV. She served as captain her junior and senior years, and earned mulitple All- Central and All- Delco Honors. View Full Profile
Hometown: Garnet Valley, PANXT LC Asst Coach Barnes was a Garnet Valley High School Lacrosse 4x Letter Winner; 2x State Champion, High School All-American, and a High School Academic All-American. She punctuated her high school lacrosse career by scoring the game-winning goal in over time of the PIAA State Championship. Upon her graduation in 2012, she attended Rutgers University, where she is currently a senior on the Women’s Lacrosse Team. As a Scarlet Knight, Barnes as been named as a 2015-2016 team captain, and has twice been honored with All Big East Academic Team and All Big 10 Academic Team. She is also a Chi Alpha Sigma – National College Athlete Honor Society Member. Barnes has coached with Brandywine Major Lacrosse for 3 years and worked for Northwestern and Coach Amonte-Hiller as a summer camp counselor for two summers. As a student athlete at Rutgers, she maintains a 3.8 GPA in her pursuit of a(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Springfield Township, PAJamie Wesztergom is a Springfield Township High School and East Stroudsburg University alumni. During her college playing experience, she was a two-year captain who started all 72 games of her career. She received the team MVP award her junior season and Coaches Award following her senior season. She was ranked second among all Division II players with 195 career grounds balls over her 4 year span. Following college she was the assistant coach at Garnet Valley for 3 years, 2 of which were State Championship seasons. Wesztergom is currently a 7th grade science teacher at West Oak Lane Charter School. Asst Coach Garnet Valley HS (2012-2014) View Full Profile
Hometown: Garnet Valley, PANXT LC Head Coach Stroup served as a four-year Varsity starter at Garnet Valley High School where she was a major contributor to the PA State Championship 2011 and 2012 campaigns. She is currently a senior at Temple University where she has been a three-year starting defender and two-year captain. She will graduate with an undergraduate degree in Psychology. Stroup has been coaching youth lacrosse for 6 years and her future plans include grad school, finding a job, and starting a family. View Full Profile
Hometown: Garnet Valley, PADirector of NXT Girls Lacrosse, NXT LC Head Coach Kate Henwood joined the NXT team in June of 2015 as the Director of Girls Lacrosse. A Garnet Valley (Pa.) and La Salle alumna, Henwood coached at the University of California-Davis Aggies for three seasons ('13-'15) after winning back-to-back state championships at Garnet Valley ('10-'12) in her second and third seasons at the Central League powerhouse. In her initial season at UC-Davis, she led the Aggies to an upset of nationally-ranked rival Stanford. Her Garnet Valley tenure produced multiple All-Americans, brought the school its first two state titles and laid the foundation for what has become Pennsylvania’s premier program. Prior to taking over at Garnet Valley, Henwood was the top assistant and defensive coordinator at Villanova University. She also served as a middle school and high school social studies teacher for 7 years in the Rose Tree Media ('06-'07) and Garnet(...continued) View Full Profile
Hometown: Ridley, Pa.2014 Big East champion and Sweet Sixteen finalist at Louisville 2013 and 2014 AD Honor Roll at Louisville All-Delco and All-Central League player at Ridley View Full Profile
Marie PepperCoaching Experience 2016: Coached at NLA. 2013-2016: West Chester East head coach. PIAA playoff participant. 2008-2012: Penncrest assistant coach. PIAA playoff participant. 2011-2012: Philly Region coach at National Tournament. Playing Experience 2002-2004: West Chester University 1999-2002: Springfield High School View Full Profile
Hometown: Ridley, PaMaryann Miller was a standout player at Ridley High School earning All- American, All- Delco, and All-Central honors in 2008. As a captain of her team in 2008, she was named the Ridley High School Lacrosse MVP and the recipient of the Lady Raider award. She took her talent to Hofstra University where she earned a starting position at midfield as a freshman. In 2012, she served as team captain and was selected as a member of the CAA All- Tournament Team. Throughout her career, Maryann received the CAA Commissioner's Academic Award (09-13), IWLCA Academic Honor Roll (09-13), and CAA Rookie of the Week honors. Maryann has been coaching club lacrosse, youth lacrosse, high school lacrosse, camps, and clinics for seven years. View Full Profile