Director - Krystin Porcella
2017 Presenter at the US Lacrosse National Convetion. 2016 Under Armour All America Senior South Team Coach, first nationally televised girls lacrosse high school game. 2014-15 Welsh U19 National Team Head Coach & Senior National Team Head Coach, US U19 National Team Head Coach 2011, US U19 National Team Assistant Coach 2007, John Carroll Head Coach 2004-2013, John Carroll #1 Team in the Nation 2008, John Carroll Undefeated 2008, John Carroll IAAM A Conference Champions 2007 & 2008, Under Armour All-American Senior Head Coach 2008, Baltimore Sun High School Lacrosse Coach of the Year 2008, Under Armour All-American Head Coach 2012, US Lacrosse U15 National Lacrosse Championships 3rd Place Finish 2010, US Lacrosse CEP Level 1 & 2 Certified, World Youth Festival Team Head Coach Undefeatd 2013, Loyola College Assistant Coach 2000-2004, Virginia Teach Assistant Coach 1998-2000, Loyola College Lacrosse All-American 1997 & 1998, US National Team Member 1996 & 1998, President of TOP of the BAY Lacrosse. A 4 Year starter on the Loyola soccer team, all time leader in points in a career, All-Conference honors 2X. Coach Porcella is the Head Coach of the 2019 Orange Elite Team.
Board of Director Lindsey Lowman
Former Division II Head Coach at Gannon University 2011-2015
Former Head Coach at Harford Community College 2010-2011
Former Assistant Coach at Divsion III Christopher Newport University 2002-2006
Former Division I attacker at The College of William and Mary where Lowman was 2001 VASID player of the year, 1st Team All-CAA 2001, 2nd Team IWLCA All-American 2001, and 1st Team US Lacrosse All-American 2001.
2025 Coach Amy Vaughn-Sharpe
James Madison University, where she was a two-sport standout and team captain in soccer and lacrosse. She made six NCAA tournament appearances between the two sports, more than any athlete in JMU history.
A 1998 honors graduate of JMU with a degree in accounting and a minor in Russian, Vaughan was a four-year standout in soccer as a midfielder, leading the Dukes to the 1995 Colonial Athletic Association title and three NCAA tournament appearances. She earned All-CAA honors three times and was the CAA Rookie of the Year in 1994. She also earned All-Region honors as a senior.
In lacrosse, Vaughan played midfield and led JMU to the 1997 CAA title and three NCAA tournament berths. She was an All American, All South and All Region selection in lacrosse.
She is a member of the Dulaney High School Athletic Hall of Fame as well as the James Madison University Athletic Hall of Fame. In 2014 she was named to the 25th Anniversary team for James Madison Women’s soccer.
2018 Coach Skeet Grimes
US Lacrosse Level 1 Coach CEP; Over six years of coaching experience, including Patterson Mill High School head JV lacrosse club 2013-present, John Carroll Girls Varsity assistant lacrosse coach under Krystin Porcella 2010-2013; CES/CEP National Academy Sports Medicine Professional Sports Trainer, Personal Sports/Speed/Conditioning Trainer at Bel Air Athletic Club; Graduate of Loyola College
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." - Thomas Jefferson
2020 Coach Alyssa Blevins
Played collegiate at Winthrop University, conference championship 2015. Starting defender for the USA U19 National Team in 2011, Gold Medal winner in the FIL World Cup.
2019 Coach Kim Cudmore
Played collegiate at Loyola and Salisbury. 2010 National Champion. Has coached club lacrosse for six years.
2019 Coach Ashley Cudmore
Played collegiate at Salisbury. 2010 National Champion. First team All American and CAC Player of the Year. Has coached club lacrosse for six years.
2019 Ange Howe
Played collegiate at Johns Hopkins University.
2019 Jess Bieber
Played collegiate at Stevenson University as a starting defender all four years. Assistant varsity girls lacrosse coach at Patterson Mill High School.
2020 Coach Alex Mezzanotte
Former Division I midfielder at Hofstra University (2010-2014). Former defender for John Carroll High School (2006-2010)
2020 Coach Kelly Taylor
Coach Kelly graduated from Bel Air HS 2007, All County honors 2006 & 2007, Played collegiate at Mount St. Marys University, Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach 2010-2013.
2021 Coach ChristyAnne Morello
2021 Coach Tayler Kuzma
Played collegiately at The Ohio State University. Assistant coach for C. Milton Wright Varsity Girls Lacrosse team
2022 Megan Young
Former Division I Lacrosse Player at Univeristy of Richmond (2007-2011), Starting Defender for the John Carrol Conference Championship Team 2007, Former John Carroll Assistant Coach (2013)
2023 Coach Sara Chesla
Towson University standout player. Graduate of C.Milton Wright High School.
2023 Coach Abby Wilson
Former Division I standout at Hofstra University. Helped led the Pride to be the 2014-2015 Regular Season CAA Conference Championship. Wilson played internationally in 2014 in Belin, Germany, and also Switzerland. Wilson also coached club teams throughout Switzerland.
2023 Coach Annie Thomas
Former Division I standout at Loyola University. Started all four years as an attack at Loyola. Thomas was a 2015 Tewaaraton Final 50 Candidate, 2015 Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year, 2015 Patriot Leage Preseason All-American, 2015 Loyola All-Time Leading Assist Holder. In 2014 she was a Third Team All-American, First Team All Patirot League, All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team, Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year. In 2013 Thomas was All-Big East 2nd Team, and Big East All-Tournament Team.
2024 Coach Meghan Kahn
Played Collegiate at Adelphi University where she was a 2x NCAA Division II National Champion. Kahn was the MVP player in the Championship Game in 2006. Played International Club Ball in 2007 in Czech Republic and also represented America in the International Elite Tournament.
2025 Coach Joe Cadden
NJCAA National Champion at Essex Community College, US Lacrosse CEP Level 1 & Level 2 Certified
Full Time Goalie Coach Jaclyn Parker
Played goal at Mt Hebron High (#1 ranked in country while in high school). Played collegiately at Rutgers University. Former head coach at New Providence High School in NJ. Arena Club personal trainer and lacrosse coach with the Speed Lax program. Coached 2 years at Bel Air High. Trainer Anytime Fitness in Bel Air. Former assistant coach at Harford Tech HS, certified in sports nutrition and as a RRCA running coach.
Full Time Goalie Coach Stash Rote
89’ 90’ 91’ John Carroll MSA Champions
Member of the 1991 All MSA Team
Bridgeton Academy Goal Keeper 1992 (ME)
NJCAA All American 1993
James A Newpher Award winner 1994 Essex Community College
Member of the 1994 All SOUTH Team
National Championship Salisbury State University 1995
Named All Conference Goal Keeper 1996 Seagulls
Boys Assistant Coach 2008 FCA High School JV
Boys Assistant Coach for Bel Air Recreation and Travel Teams 13’ 14’ 15’
GK Coach for U13 Club Ground Control
Current Co-Head Coach “2022” StArZ Lacrosse Club
Goalie Coach Jordan Wagner
Current starting Goal Keeper for Division II Slippery Rock University. Played varsity lacrosse at Fallston High School, Second Team All County 2012
Goalie Coach Katey Sharretts
Top 10 Junior Recruit in 2013, played for the all American Under Armor 2013 underclassman team - went undefeated and won the championship, varsity lacrosse at John Carroll, First Team All County 2014 & 2013, committed to San Diego State to play Division I lacrosse
Goalie Coach Abby Smith
Current starting Goal Keeper for Division III York College. Played varsity lacrosse at Patterson Mill High School. 2014 Invited to tryout for the USA U19 National Team.
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Former Division I player at Loyola
2X All American
Loyola All Time Leader in Assists
Former Division I soccer & lacrosse player at JMU
Lacrosse Team Captain & All-America 1997
Former Division I player at Hofstra
Former Division II player at Adelphi