Melissa is from Rochester, New York, a part of a New York State Class C powerhouse, Honeoye Falls-Lima. She was a 3 time state finalist throughout her High School career. She went on to play Division 1 Lacrosse at High Point University in North Carolina, winning the Big South Championship her freshman year.
She has coached at Southwest Guilford High School, Honeoye Falls-Lima High School, Panther Lacrosse Club, and Monster Elite Lacrosse Club. She spent her summers playing for LadyRoc lacrosse club, a nationally recognized club organization out of Rochester.
Melissa has been the Offensive Coordinator for the Girls Varsity Lacrosse program at Lake Highland Prep, and the Director of Operations for Sol Blazers Lacrosse, a Non-Profit Youth Lacrosse Program in Orlando since 2018. In the past four years at Lake Highland Prep, Melissa has coached alongside Chris Robinson as his Assistant and has helped lead the team to the 2019 Florida State Championship & 2nd in State in 2021 with a 20-1 overall record.
In the Summer of 2021, Melissa was named Youth Coach of the Year by Corrigan Sports.
Maggie is from the Northern Virginia area. She played for St. John’s College High School and the Capital Lacrosse Club respectively. She went on to play 4 years of Division 1 lacrosse at High Point University in North Carolina, graduating in 2019. At HPU, Maggie was primarily a midfielder, playing in 49 games for the Panthers. Also while at High Point, she coached both rec teams and club teams in the area. Maggie comes from a family of coaches and has been greatly influenced by the coaches she has played for. She understands that in order to coach athletes to their full potential, relationships must be established. Maggie believes it’s important to help athletes grow not only as athletes, but as people too. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with a team again. She can’t wait to help teach and grow the game of lacrosse in Orlando and give back to the sport that has done so much for her.
Maggie now enters her 2nd year as the Head Coach of the 2025 Black Team.