Fusion West Lacrosse Coaches
Our coaches come from a variety of backgrounds giving our clinics the diveristy and depth needed to take our students' game to the next level.
Playing ExperienceSavanna 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 ExperienceAfter 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.
Playing ExperienceFrom 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 ExperienceMorgan 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.
Playing ExperienceDuring 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 ExperienceMary 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.
Playing ExperienceThe only player to be drafted 1st overall in the MLL, NLL and WLA Entry Drafts. Kevin is a New Westminster native and has been dominant at every level lacrosse has to offer. Stars for Team Canada, the MLL Charlotte Hounds and NLL New England Black Wolves. Kevin attended 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 and Player of the Year. Kevin also made All-World for Team Canada at the 2008 World Juniors. He most recently lead Team Canada to a World Championship victory in 2014, scoring 5 of the first 6 goals and earning game MVP.
Coaching ExperienceCoach 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 4 years and includes year round travel teams, skills clinics, summer camps and box lacrosse tournaments. Crowley is the Head Middle School Lacrosse Coach at the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Pa and also assists coaching the school's varsity program. Coach Crowley was also a volunteer assistant coach at Division 1 St. Joseph's University in 2012.
From a young age, Katy developed a love for all sports. At the age of 10 she discovered Lacrosse and fell in love with the sport. After playing for 11 years, she finished her minor box lacrosse career by bringing home gold in Provincials. Katy also played field lacrosse growing up, playing on many travel teams throughout the earlier years. Katy continues to play field lacrosse today for BC women’s field lacrosse.
Katy's active lifestyle and love for sports sparked a desire to find a career where she could help others, especially athletes, reach their optimal performance level. In 2016, she graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley with a BA in Kinesiology, allowing her to do just that. Since then she has worked as a trainer for several elite sports teams, such as the Vancouver Stealth and Langley Thunder. She is currently employed at Twin Rinks Physiotherapy and is the head trainer for Bayside Rugby Club.