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AchieveLax Directors & Coaches
 
Leslie Frank, AchieveLax Owner & Programs Director
  • Westwood High School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 1999-2016
    • MIAA DI State Champion: 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016
    • MIAA Coach of the Year, 2012
    • Boston Globe Coach of the Year: 2002, 2005
  • Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 2003-2015
  • Under Armour New England Coach: 2011, 2014
    • Team Selector: 2011-2017
  • EMGLCA Board, Eastern Mass Girls Lacrosse Coaches Association
  • US Lacrosse Board and EMASS Lacrosse Board
  • Bay State Games Coach
Meredith Frank McGinnis, AchieveLax Programs Director
  • Notre Dame Academy (Hingham) Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2011-Present
    • MIAA DI State Champion, 2013
    • Boston Globe DI Coach of the Year, 2013
    • MIAA Coach of the Year, 2017
  • Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 2011-13, 2015, 2017
    • Head Coach, Onondaga Flight National Champions and Val Walchak Trophy Winners, 2017
  • Under Armour New England Coach, 2015
  • Northwestern University: 2005-2009
    • DI NCAA National Champion: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
    • IWLCA All-American: 2007-2009
  • Westwood High School: 2001-2005
    • MIAA DI State Champion: 2003, 2005
    • Boston Globe Player of the Year, 2005
Carla Gigon Farkes, AchieveLax Coach and Tournament Director
  • Harvard University, Assistant Coach: 2010-2017
  • Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 2008-2010
  • Mass Elite, Coach: 2004-Present
  • Syracuse University: 1999-2003
    • Team Co-Captain & 2nd Team Regional All-American, 2003
    • Current career records: GAA(2nd), Saves(2nd) & Save Percentage(2nd)
  • Hingham High School
    • Inducted into the HHS Athletic Hall of Fame, 2015
Kathryn "Kat" Egizi
  • Emerson College, Head Coach: 2014-Present
  • Wellesley College, Assistant Coach: 2012-2014
  • Mass Elite, Coach: 2012-Present
  • Union College: 2008-2012
    • Team Captain, 2012
Nicole Evans
  • Duxbury High School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach: 2013-Present
  • Mass Elite, Coach: 2006-Present
  • Plymouth State College: 2003-06
    • Team Captain, 2006
    • ECAC Champion, 2005
  • Scituate High School: 1998-2002
Katherine McDonough
  • Stonehill College, Assistant Coach: 2017-Present
  • Wellesley High School Varisty Lacrosse, Assistant Coach: 2015-2016
  • Mass Elite, Coach: 2014-Present
  • Stonehill College: 2010-2014
    • Team Captain, 2014
    • IWLCA All-North Region second team
  • Westwood High School: 2006-2010
    • MIAA DI State Champions 2008, 2009
Sam McMahon
  • Lawrence Academy Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2013-Present
  • Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach, 2015
  • Mass Elite, Coach: 2013-Present
  • Harvard University: 2007-2011
    • Team Captain, 2011
  • Groton School: 2004-07
    • High School All-American: 2006, 2007
Becca Moore
 
Beth O'Brien
  • Needham High School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2003-Present
    • MIAA DI State Champion, 2017
    • MIAA DI South Sectional Champion, 2017
    • Boston Globe DI Coach of the Year: 2008, 2017
  • Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 2012-2013, 2017
    • Head Coach, Onondaga Flight National Champions and Val Walchak Trophy Winners: 2012, 2017
Lisa Parsons
  • The Rivers School Varsity Lacrosse, Interim Head Coach, 2017
  • The Rivers School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach, 2016
  • Loomis Chaffee School (CT) Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 1993-2013
    • 3 New England Championships
    • Founders League Nadal Award, 2014
  • Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 1999-2014
  • Under Armour Underclassmen Games New England Coach: 2009, 2014-17
  • Connecticut Lacrosse Hall of Fame, 2016
  • Middlebury College
Anne Sheridan Quigley
  • US Women's National Tournament, MA/RI Sub-Regional Director: 2016-present
  • Boston Storm, UWLX Professional Women's Lacrosse, Assistant General Manager, 2016
  • Mass Elite, Coach: 2012-Present
  • Milton Academy Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach, 2012-2015
  • University of Louisville, Assistant Coach, 2010-2011
  • Boston University, Assistant Coach, 2005-2010
  • Boston University,  2002-2005
    • 1st Team All-American, America East Player of the Year, NCAA Statistical Save % Leader, Tewaaraton Trophy nominee, 2005
Michelle Smith
  • Head Coach, Babson College, 2012-present
    • NEWMAC Champions, 2017
    • NEWMAC Coach of the Year, 2016
  • Assistant Coach, Trinity College, 2010-2011
  • Assistant Coach, Dickinson College, 2009
  • Trinity College, 2004-2008
    • C. Kelly Markland Award, DIII Goalie of the Year, 2007
    • 1st Team IWLCA All-American, 2007
    • NCAA Tournament Appearances: 2007, 2008
Margot Spatola
  • Westwood High School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach, 2017
  • Westwood High School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach: 2012-2016
    • MIAA DI State Champions: 2012, 2014, 2016
  • Mass Elite, Coach: 2010-Present
  • Boston College: 2005-2009
    • Northeast Regional All-American: 2006, 2009
  • Hingham High School: 2001-2005
    • Team Captain
Pam Williams
  • Duxbury High School Varisty Lacrosse, Assistant Coach: 2001-2014, 2016
  • Duxbury High School, Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach, 2015
  • Duxbury Youth Lacrosse, Program Director, 7 years
  • Mass Elite, Coach: 2005-Present
  • Brown University
    • Lettered in Lacrosse and Ice Hockey
AchieveLax Guest & Seasonal Coaches:
Sarah Biron, Westwood High School
Scott Biron, former Acton-Boxborough Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2010-17
Kara Connerty, Norwell Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach
Minnie Doherty, Norwell Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach
Alex Frank, University of Colorado, Boulder, Associate Head Coach
Jen Kent, Boston College, Assistant Coach
Carla Manganaro, Hobart-William-Smith
Erin Massimi, Dartmouth College
Paul Morrison, Concord-Carlisle Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach
Kate Rich, Boston College
Kelly Rich, Northwestern University
Maria Tedeschi Smith, Northwestern University