Elite Lacrosse Coaches

Kevin Crowley

Playing Experience

Kevin is the only player to be drafted 1st overall in the MLL, NLL and WLA Entry Drafts. Kevin is a New Westminster, BC native and has been dominant at every level lacrosse has to offer. He currently plays in the NLL with the Philadelphia Wings, the MLL with the Philadelphia Barrage and in the WLA with the Salmonbellies. Kevin attended Division 1 Stony Brook University where he holds the record for most points in school history, was a two-time first team All-American, D1 Midfielder of the Year, D1 Player of the Year, and Teewaraton nominee. Kevin has played for Team Canada's Mens National Field Team 3 times (2010, 2014, 2018), and led Team Canada to a World Championship victory in 2014, scoring 5 of the first 6 goals in the Gold Medal game. He was also captain of Team Canada in the 2018 World Games in Israel.

Coaching Experience

Coach Crowley started Fusion Lacrosse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with the goal of growing box lacrosse in the United States. The company has been growing for the past 7 years and includes year round travel teams, skills clinics, summer camps and box lacrosse tournaments in both Pennsylvania and Virginia. Crowley is the Head Middle School and Varsity Lacrosse Coach at the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, PA. Coach Crowley was also a volunteer assistant coach at Division 1 St. Joseph's University in 2012.

Savanna Smith

Playing Experience

Savanna has played lacrosse for 23 years, start in boy’s box lacrosse at the age of 5 and playing with the boys until graduating out of intermediate with North Delta. Savanna began to play boys field lacrosse at the age of 9 and continued until she graduated out of the U-19 program in South Fraser. In 2005 Savanna, along side with four women started the girls field lacrosse league that exist in the lower mainland today. During this time Savanna put on clinics and camps to help teach girls field to coaches and players all around the lower mainland. Savanna first began coaching boys field lacrosse in 2004 and continued to coach boys field for 8 years, included the 2014 BC Summer games as a zone 4 coach. In 2008 Savanna made Team BC for U-19 men’s field lacrosse, being the only female in the team’s history. In 2010 Savanna attended La Salle University playing division 1 lacrosse as an attacker and in 2012 became a goalie. Being one of the first females in NCAA history to go from field player to goalie.

Coaching Experience

After graduation Savanna came back to BC and started coaching girls field lacrosse again in Langley, and has been for the past 4 years. Having coached girls field lacrosse for a total of 9 years, box lacrosse for 13 years and boys field lacrosse for 8 years. As well as one of the coach for Fusion West girls field lacrosse camps for 3 years. Savanna was the head coach of the 2017 U-19 indigenous girl’s lacrosse team that took bronze in the 2017 North American Indigenous games. After NAIG to continue to grow indigenous lacrosse in BC Savanna has done several camps, clinics and throughout different indigenous communities in BC. Outside of the youth Savanna runs a women’s field lacrosse program that competes in the Pacific North West women’s lacrosse league in the USA for the past 2 years, and a women’s box lacrosse team out of New Westminster for the past 5 years.

Mary McQueen

Playing Experience

During the summer Mary coached at the SFU girls field lacrosse camps for two years. After graduating she travelled to South Australia in 2018 to play in the SA state league. Played 15 games with the Sturt Blue Devils scoring 50 goals, making the Women’s State League All Star Team and earning second highest scorer in the league. While playing in Australia, also coached the Under 19 Sturt Blue Devils women’s team. She coached the New Westminster U15 girls’ team to a silver medal in 2017. Currently coaching the New Westminster U15 girls. Mary currently plays box lacrosse for the Women Salmonbellies, and field lacrosse for BC women’s field lacrosse team.

Coaching Experience

Mary McQueen started playing lacrosse at the age of six in New Westminster for the minor Salmonbellies. She has been playing box lacrosse for 17 years with the Salmonbellies. Mary was also apart of Team BC box lacrosse that went to Nationals in 2009 and 2011. She started playing girls field lacrosse at 14 years old. In 2012 Mary was apart of the team BC girls field lacrosse team. Mary went on to play four years at Division 1 Long Island University- Brooklyn. She was a two-year captain scoring 112 goals during her four years. Made second team All Conference in 2015.

Morgan Sherley

Playing Experience

From New Westminster BC, Morgan grew up playing Box lacrosse. She was part of the 2010 National Women’s Box Lacrosse team that placed 2 nd and participated in numerous Provincial Championships. After starting Field Lacrosse in grade 9 and playing for Team British Columbia, Morgan received a full ride scholarship to attend Tiffin University in Ohio. She earned her BBA with a minor in counselling; graduating in 2017. As an asset to the Tiffin Dragons, Morgan earned 1 st team all-conference, and all-academic team awards; she also lead her team in points her final year. In years prior she also received 2 nd team all-conference as well as remaining on the All-Academic team. Still playing, she is part of the Senior Women’s Salmonbellies Box lacrosse as well as BC Women’s Field lacrosse teams.

Coaching Experience

Morgan currently coaches for New Westminster Salmonbellies u19 & Maple Ridge Burrard’s u12 women’s teams. Previously she has helped coach numerous box lacrosse teams as well.

Dave Wallace

Playing Experience

Coaching Experience

* US Lacrosse Women's Field Level 1 & 2 * CLA Field Lacrosse Level 1 & 2 * CLA Women's Field Lacrosse. * BCLA coaches clinician. * MLC Association Head Coach - Field. Coached at dozens of recruiting tournaments including but not limited to: National Draw - New Jersey All-Star Express - Delaware US Lacrosse U15 Nationals - Denver Cascade Cup - Snohomish Oregon Classic - Bend, OR US Boxla Nationals Univ. North Carolina Lacrosse Camp Canadian Tradition Lacrosse Camp University of Oregon 7v7 Lake Tahoe Summit Classic Midwest Classic Columbus, OH * Currently operates as the west coast Canadian talent scout for the Northstar Invitational in Lake Placid, NY operated by Summit Lacrosse. (4yrs).

Chalane Morrison

Playing Experience

Chalane graduated from the University of Indianapolis in 2017 where she was an all-conference attacker and set multiple point scoring records. She also played U19 Haudenosaunee at the 2011 World games. She plays for the Vancouver Women's Lacrosse team that competes in the Pacific Northwest Lacrosse league.

Coaching Experience

Kyle Belton

Playing Experience

Kyle grew up in Langley, BC. He played Junior Lacrosse for the New Westminster Salmonbellies and Senior Lacrosse for the Langley Thunder. He earmed a scholarship to play Division 1 lacrosse at Stony Brook University on Long Island, NY. After college, Kyle was drafted by the NLL in the 3rd round to the Vancouver Stealth. He went on to have stints with the Philadelphia Wings and Toronto Rock. Kyle currently resides in Nanaimo, BC.

Coaching Experience

Jak Wawrzyniak

Playing Experience

"Coach Vav" hails from Manchester, U.K. and recently moved to the Lower Mainland. He played Division 1 lacrosse at Stony Brook University and Providence College. Jak is a member of Team England's National Field Lacrosse team and has competed at 3 World Championships.

Coaching Experience

Assistant Lacrosse Coach @ Providence College - Assistant Strength Coach @ Providence College - Director @ Providence Youth Lacrosse - Assistant Sports Psychologist @ Clinical & Sports Consulting Services (NCAA) - Strength Coach @ Strength & Performance Gym - Owner / Head Coach @ Intrinsic Athlete

Nate Wade

Playing Experience

Nate lives in Victoria, BC and grew up playing minor lacrosse for the Saanich Tigers. He played high school lacrosse at Claremont Secondary. He earned a scholarship to play Division 2 lacrosse at Tusculum University in Tennessee where he was a captain for three years. Nate played Junior lacrosse for the Victoria Shamrocks and Delta Islanders. He was drafted 2nd overall in the WLA draft by the Nanaimo Timbermen. After college, he was drafted in the 3rd round by the Vancouver Warriors in the NLL. He currently plays for the Philadelphia Wings.

Coaching Experience

Anthony Malcom

Playing Experience

Anthony was born in New Westminster and played Junior lacrosse for the Salmonbellies. He was drafted 3rd overall in the WLA to the Langley Thunder. He earned WLA Rookie of the Year honours his first year with the club. Anthony attended Division 2 Mars Hill University in North Carolina. There he was an All-American and SAC Player of the Year his Senior year. After University, he was drafted 11th overall to the Buffalo Bandits in the NLL. He is currently in his 5th year of professional lacrosse and plays for the New England Black Wolves.

Coaching Experience

Dean Stewart

Playing Experience

Dean grew up in Duncan, B.C., and played High School lacrosse at Claremont Academy. He played in the MCLA for Simon Fraser University, where he earned Conference Freshman of the Year. Dean is a 2x member of Team Scotland’s Men’s National Team. In 2014 he had one of the best goaltender performances of all time, nearly defeating the Iroquois Nationals in the Semi-Finals of the World Championships. Dean earned Defensive MVP for Scotland in that tournament.

Coaching Experience

Brett Mydske

Playing Experience

Brett grew up in New Westminster and played Junior A for the Salmonbellies. He was selected 2nd overall in the 2009 WLA draft to the Langley Thunder. He earned multiple WLA Defender of the Year awards during his tenure with the club. Brett was recruited to Division 2 Limestone University and was drafted in the 3rd Round in the NLL Draft to the Edmonton Rush. Brett was a key component of the Rush defense and helped them win 3 Championships in 4 years. He won a gold medal with Team Canada’s National Box team in 2015. Brett currently plays for the Vancouver Warriors and is a Burnaby Firefighter.

Coaching Experience

Delaney Davidson

Playing Experience

Delaney was born and raised in New Westminster and grew up playing box and field. She was recruited to play at the University of Indianapolis, a Division 2 school in Indiana. In 2018, she was named first-team all-region and led the team in scoring with 66 goals in 20 games.

Coaching Experience