Directors

Girls Program Director:
Girls Recruiting Directors:
Leslie Frank
Meredith Frank McGinnis & Carla Gigon Farkes
   
Girls 2021 Directors: Erin Massimi, Paul Morrison & Pam Williams
Girls 2022 Directors: Meredith McGinnis & Katherine McDonough
Girls 2023 Directors: Carla Farkes & Steph Bissett
Girls 2024 Directors: Lisa Parsons & Kara Connerty
Girls 2025 Directors: Meredith McGinnis & Margot Spatola
Girls 2026-2029 Directors: Leslie Frank & Stuart Frank

LESLIE FRANK, Co-Founder & 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 MCGINNIS, GIRLS 2022 & 2025 Co-Director & Recruiting Director

Notre Dame Academy (Hingham) Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2011-Present
-MIAA DI State Champions, 2013, 2019
-Boston Globe DI Coach of the Year, 2013, 2019
-MIAA Coach of the Year, 2017
Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 2011-13, 2015, 2017
-Onondaga Flight National Champions and Val Walchak Trophy Winners, 2017
Northwestern University: 2005-2009

-DI NCAA National Champion: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
-IWLCA All-American: 2007-2009
-US National Team Member, 2007
Westwood High School: 2001-2005
-MIAA DI State Champion: 2003, 2005
-Boston Globe Player of the Year: 2005

CARLA GIGON FARKES, GIRLS 2023 DIRECTOR & RECRUITING DIRECTOR

Hingham High School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2019-present
Buckingham, Browne & Nichols Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2018
Harvard University, Assistant Coach: 2010-2017
-Regional All-American Committee 2014-2017
Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 2008-2010
Syracuse University: 1999-2003
-Team Co-Captain & 2nd Team Regional All-American, 2003
-Four-year starter & NCAA Qualifiers: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
-Current career records: GAA(2nd), Saves(2nd) & Save Percentage(2nd)
-Whitman School of Management, B.S. Marketing
Hingham High School: 1995-1999
-Boston Globe & Boston Herald All-Scholastic, 1999
-Honorable Mention High School All-American, 1999
-Team Captain, Team MVP & Patriots League All-Star: Basketball & Lacrosse, 1999
-Inducted into the HHS Athletic Hall of Fame, 2015
-HHS Athletic Hall of Fame Committee member: 2016-Present

PAUL MORRISON, GIRLS 2021 CO-DIRECTOR

Worcester Academy Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2019-present
Concord-Carlisle High School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2011-2018

-MIAA DI East Sectional Champions, 2015
-MIAA DI East Sectional Finalists: 2014, 2016
-Dual County League Division Champions: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Concord-Carlisle High School, JV Lacrosse Coach, 2010
Concord-Carlisle High School, Freshman Lacrosse Coach, 2009
Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 2014, 2015, 2016
Coaching Certifications
-US Lacrosse Level 2
-NFHS (National)
-MIAA (State)
Bachelor’s Degree from UMASS Lowell
Master’s Degree from Boston University

ERIN MASSIMI, GIRLS 2021 CO-DIRECTOR

Dover-Sherborn Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2018-present
Westwood High School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach: 2016- 2017

Dover-Sherborn Youth Lacrosse, Assistant Program Director: 2015-Present
Durham University, United Kingdom: 2012-2013
-Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Teams
-Northern England Champions, 2013
-Master’s in Business Administration Management
Dartmouth College: 2008-2012
-IVY League Tournament Champion, 2012
-IVY League Champion, 2011
-Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Westwood High School: 2005-2008
-MIAA DI State Champion: 2005, 2008
-High School All-American: 2007, 2008

PAM WILLIAMS, GIRLS 2021 CO-DIRECTOR

Duxbury High School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach: 2001-2014, 2016-present
Duxbury High School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach, 2015
Duxbury Youth Lacrosse, Program Director, 7 years
Brown University
-Dual sport athlete: lacrosse and ice hockey

KATHERINE MCDONOUGH, GIRLS 2022 CO-DIRECTOR

Stonehill College, Assistant Coach: 2017-Present
Wellesley High School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach: 2015-2016
Stonehill College: 2010-2014
-Team Captain & Team Leadership Award, 2014
-Northeast-10 All-League: 2013, 2014
-IWLCA All-North Region 2nd team
Westwood High School: 2006-2010
-MIAA DI State Champion: 2008, 2009
Mass Elite Alumna, 2005-2010

STEPHANIE BISSETT, GIRLS 2023 CO-DIRECTOR

Loomis Chaffee (CT) Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach: 2020
Loomis Chaffee (CT) Assistant Athletic Director: 2020
The Wheeler School (RI) Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach: 2012-2019

-RIIL DI Coach of the Year, 2018
-RIIL DIII (Basketball) Coach of the Year, 2017
-S.E.N.E Champions, 2013
Syracuse University: 2004-2008
-Big East Champion: 2007, 2008
-IWLCA All-Northeast Regional Team: 2006, 2007
-All Big East: 2006, 2007
Mount Hebron High School (MD): 2000-2004
-National Champions: 2002, 2003, 2004
-MD DI State Champion: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
-Mid Atlantic National Team Member: 2003
-US Lacrosse All-American Honorable Mention, 2004

LISA PARSONS, GIRLS 2024 CO-DIRECTOR

The Rivers School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach, 2017-present
The Rivers School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach, 2016
Needham High School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach, 2015
Loomis Chaffee School (CT) Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 1993-2013
-3 New England Championships
-7 Western New England Championships
-10 Founders League Championships
-Founders League Nadal Award, 2014
Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 1999-2014
Under Armour Underclassmen Games New England Coach: 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
-Command Division Champions, 2016
Connecticut Lacrosse Hall of Fame, 2016
Connecticut Chairperson, US Lacrosse All-American Committee
Middlebury College

KARA CONNERTY, GIRLS 2024 CO-DIRECTOR

Norwell High School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2010 -Present
-MIAA D2 State Champion, 2010,2013,2015,2016,2018
-Boston Globe D3 Coach of the Year, 2013,2018
Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 2016-2018
-Onondaga Flight National Champions 2018
Norwell High School Varsity Soccer, 2011-Present
-MIAA D2 State Champions, 2018
-Boston Globe D3 Coach of the Year 2018
-MIAA Coach of the Year, 2019
-Massachusetts Soccer Coach Hall of Fame-2018
University of New Hampshire

MARGOT SPATOLA, GIRLS 2025 CO-DIRECTOR

Westwood High School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach, 2017-present
Westwood High School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach: 2012-2016
-MIAA DI State Champions: 2012, 2014, 2016
Boston College: 2005-2009
-Northeast Regional All-American: 2006, 2009
-Lynch School of Education; Master of Art in School Counseling
Hingham High School: 2001-2005
-Boston Globe and Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic, 2005
-Team Captain, MVP & Patriot League All-Star, 2005

FORMER GIRLS DIRECTORS

SCOTT BIRON

Acton-Boxborough High School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2010-17
Westwood High School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach: 2007-09
King Phillip Regional High School Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach, 2006
US Lacrosse Girl’s Coach of the Year, 2008
Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 2009-2013
-Head Coach, Mohawk Flight Tournament Division Champion: 2010, 2011
Under Armour New England Coach: 2009-2012
Chair USL Women’s Coaches Education Committee
-Co-Authored US Lacrosse Level 1 & 2 Coached Education Curriculum
-Co-Authored Go to Drills, Building The Modern Midfielder & Building The Modern Attacker
Boston University, Athletic Trainer
University of New Hampshire, Head Athletic Trainer

ALEXANDRA FRANK

Dartmouth College, Head Coach – 2020-present
University of Colorado, Boulder, Associate Head Coach: 2017-2019

University of Colorado, Boulder, Assistant Coach: 2012-2015
Boston College, Assistant Coach: 2012-2015
Northwestern University: 2008-2012
-Division I NCAA National Champion: 2009, 2011, 2012
-IWLCA All-American: 2010, 2011, 2012
-Northwestern University Woman of the Year Nominee, 2012
US Developmental Team 2010
Westwood High School: 2004-2008
-MIAA DI State Champions: 2005, 2008
-High School All-American: 2006, 2007, 2008
-Boston Globe Player of the Year, 2008

JEN KENT

Boston College, Assistant Coach: 2008-Present
-Final Four Appearance, 2017, 2018, 2019
Norwell High School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 1998-2008
-MIAA DII State Champion: 2006, 2007
-Boston Globe DII Coach of the Year, 2005
Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach
Thayer Academy Athletic Hall of Fame, 2001
Colby College
-Captain, Team MVP, 2nd Team All-American

BETH O’BRIEN

Needham High School Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach: 2003-2017
-MIAA DI State Champion, 2017
-MIAA DI South Sectional Champion, 2017
-Boston Globe DI Coach of the Year: 2008, 2017
-ESPN Boston Coach of the Year, 2012
-MIAA DI South Sectional Finalists: 2003, 2008 2009, 2010, 2011,2012, 2016
Lower New England National Tournament Team Coach: 2012-2013, 2017
-Onondaga Flight National Champions and Val Walchak Trophy Winners: 2012, 2017
Under Armour All-America, New England Team Coach, 2013
US Lacrosse Coaches Education Committee

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