Coaching Staff

MICHELLE SMITH

Babson College, Head Coach: 2012-present
-NEWMAC Champions, 2018
-3 Consecutive trips to NEWMAC Tournament, 2012-2014
Trinity College, Assistant Coach: 2010-2011
Dickinson College, Assistant Coach, 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
-3x All-NESCAC and All-Region
-Program all-time leader in saves
Wayland High School: 2000-2004
Mass Elite Alumna, Class of 2004

ANNE SHERIDAN QUIGLEY

US Women’s National Tournament, MA/RI Sub-Regional Director: 2016-present
Boston Storm, UWLX Professional Women’s Lacrosse, Assistant GM, 2016
Milton Academy Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2012-2015
-Independent School League Most Improved Team, 2012
Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach, 2013
University of Louisville, Assistant Coach: 2010-2011
Boston University, Assistant Coach: 2005-2010
-5X America East Regular Season and Tournament Championships & NCAA Appearances
-America East Coaching Staff of the Year, 2009
Boston University: 2002-2005
-Tewaaraton nominee, US Lacrosse 1st  Team All-American & America East Player of the Year, 2005
-America East Champions: 2002, 2003, 2005
US Women’s Lacrosse Developmental Team: 2003-2004
Assistant Director of Admission at Milton Academy

MISSY NASH

Margaret A. Neary School, 4th/5th Grade Physical Education Teacher: 2008 – Present
Margaret A. Neary School, 4th Grade Teacher: 2000-2008
Algonquin Regional High School, Girls Varsity Lacrosse Coach: 2005-2010
Poly Prep Country Day School, Girls Varsity Lacrosse & Squash Coach: 1996-1999
Brown University: 1992-1996
-Four-Year Varsity Lacrosse Start
-1992 Varsity Lacrosse Rookie of the Year
Lincoln School (Providence, RI): 1988-1992
Providence Journal Top 100 Rhode Island High School Athletes of the Century: 2000
-First Team All-State Lacrosse:1989-1992
-First Team All-State Basketball: 1990-1992
-First Team All-State Tennis: 1991-1992
Mass Elite Coach: 2000-2012, 2019-Present

KELLY JURGENS

Duxbury High School, Girls Varsity Lacrosse Coach: 2012-2015, 2018-present
Duxbury High School, Guidance Counselor: 2010-present
Weston High School, Girls Varsity Lacrosse Coach: 2006-2010
Boston University: 2001-2005
-American East Champions 2002, 2003, and 2005
-Team Captain, 2004, 2005
-1st Team All Conference 2002
-All Tournament Team 2004
Needham High School: 1997-2000
-MIAA D1 State Champions, 1998, 1999 and 2000
-1st Team All American and Team Captain 2000
-Boston Globe Player of the Year 2000

JAMI LOWER

Nantucket High School, Girls Varsity Coach (2019-present)
Nantucket High School, Girls Varsity Assistant Coach (2017-2018)
-Nantucket Student Lacrosse, Girls Director (2012-present)
Assistant Fitness Director, Head Personal Trainer- The Westmoor Club (2007-present)
Certified Speed and Agility Coach and Trainer (2010-present)

KIM EGIZI

University of Richmond: 2014-2018
-Atlantic 10 Conference Champions 2018
-Team Captain, 2016, 2017, 2018
-A10 Offensive Player of the Year 2018
-A10 Rookie of the Year 2015
Westwood High School: 2010-2014
-MIAA D1 State Champions, 2011, 2012, 2014
-Massachusetts D1 Player of the Year 2014
-Team Caption, 2014 
Mass Elite Alumna, Class of 2014

KATE RICH

Boston College: 2012-2016
-NCAA Tournament: 2013-2015
-Lacrosse Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Representative
Westwood High School: 2008-2012
-MIAA DI State Champion: 2009, 2011, 2012
-High School All-American: 2011, 2012
-Boston Herald Co-Player of the Year, 2012
-National Honor Society
Mass Elite Alumna, Class of 2012

ELA HAZAR

University of North Carolina: 2014-2018
-2018 Set UNC career record for assists
-2018 Holds Carolina records for most assists in single game
-2016 NCAA National Champion; 2016 & 2017 ACC Champion; 2015 NCAA National Runner-up
-2017 Holds Carolina records for most assists in single season
-2017 Tewaaraton Award – Watch List Nominee
-2017 IWLCA All American; All ACC First Team
-2017 UNC Women’s Lacrosse Unsung Hero
Westwood High School: 2010-2014
-MIAA D1 State Champions, 2011, 2012, 2014
-Team Caption, 2014 
Mass Elite Alumna, Class of 2014

JAMISON O’NEILL

University of Northwestern: 2014-2018
Westwood High School: 2010-2014
-MIAA D1 State Champions, 2011, 2012, 2014
-TVL All-Star 2013, 2014
-Team Caption, 2014
Mass Elite Alumna, Class of 2014

SHANNON JURGENS

Assistant District Attorney: 2015-present
Northeastern University School of Law: 2012-2015
Boston College Women’s Club Lacrosse: Coach, 2012-2015

Boston College: 2007-2011
Boston College Women’s Club Lacrosse: 2007-2011
-Team Captain, 2011
-Academic All-American, 2010 & 2011
-National Tournament All-Star, 2011
Needham High School: 2004-2007
-Team Captain, 2007
-Boston Herald All Scholastic, 2007
-League All Star, 2006 & 2007
Mass Elite Alumna, Class of 2007

KATIE OTT ALVAREZ

UMass Amherst: 2012 – 2015
– Captain, 2015
– Atlantic 10 League All Star Team, 2015
Boston University: 2011- 2012 
Medfield High School: 2008 – 2011  
– Massachusetts Player of the Year, 2011
– High School All-American: 2010, 2011
– First Team TVL All-Star: 2008, 2010, 2011
Mass Elite Alumna, Class of 2011 

NICOLE EVANS

Duxbury High School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach 2013-present
Plymouth State University: 2003 -2006
-Elected PSU Team Captain, 2006
-ECAC Champions, 2005
-All-LEC Second Team: 2004, 2005
University of New Hampshire: 2002-2003
Scituate High School: 1998-2002
-League All Star: 2001, 2002
-Bay State Games, Southeast Lacrosse Team: 2000, 2001
Mass Elite Alumna, Class of 2002

BECCA MOORE

MASS ELITE ALUMNAE COACHES

Elle Hansen

Northwestern 2022
Mass Elite 2018

Jane Hansen

Northwestern 2023
Mass Elite 2019

Taylor Pinzone

Northwestern 2021
Mass Elite 2017

Lexi Schmalz

Duke 2023
Mass Elite 2019

Madison Ahern

Notre Dame 2023
Mass Elite 2019

Gianna Cameron

Oregon 2024
Mass Elite 2020

Cara Charette

Colgate 2024
Mass Elite 2020

Taylor Charpentier

Monmouth 2024
Mass Elite 2020

Kelsey Kenney

Harvard 2024
Mass Elite 2019

Lilly Callahan 

Notre Dame 2024
Mass Elite 2020

FORMER COACHES

SARAH BIRON

Loyola Blakefield, Upper School Mathematics Teacher: 2017-Present
Johns Hopkins University, M.A.T.  Secondary Mathematics, 2017
Johns Hopkins University: 2011-2015
-B.S. Psychology
-Deans List 2014-2015
Westwood High School: 2008-2011
-MIAA DI State Champion: 2009, 2011
-Team Captain & Boston Globe Player of the Year, 2011
-High School All-American: 2010, 2011
Former Mass Elite player, 2007-2011

KELLY RICH

Tufts University, Assistant Coach: 2014-present
Northwestern University: 2010-2014
-NCAA DI National Champion: 2011, 2012
-ALC Champion: 2011, 2013
Westwood High School: 2006-2010
-MIAA DI State Champion: 2008, 2009
-High School All-American: 2009, 2010
-Tri Valley League MVP: 2009, 2010
Former Mass Elite player, 2005-2010

KATHRYN “KAT” EGIZI

Emerson College, Head Coach: 2014-2018
Wellesley College, Assistant Coach: 2012-2014
Union College: 2008-2012
-Team Captain & 1st Team All-Liberty League, 2012
-2nd Team All-Liberty League & 2nd Team IWLCA Regional All-American, 2010
-2nd Team All-Liberty League & All-Rookie Team, 2009
The Rivers School: 2006-2008
-2-time All-ISL
Westwood High School: 2004-2006
-MIAA DI State Champions, 2005

TARA CUSHMAN

Head Coach, Somers High School, Somers, CT
Assistant Coach, Needham High School, 2011
Assistant Coach, Western New England University, 2006 – 2012
Western New England College 2002-2006
-First Team All-NEWLA
-Four Year Starter, setting school record for career wins
-Team Captain, 2004-2006
Scituate High School, 1998-2002
Mass Elite, 1999-2002

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