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Nicole Pahnke

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Hometown: Maple Ridge

Minor association: Ridge Meadows Burrards

College: Canisius University

Current teams: All West Turtles, Ridge Meadows

Accolades: 2-time gold medalist at Lacrosse National Championships, 6-time gold medalist at Lacrosse Provincial Championships, Warrior Sports Canada Most Valuable Player, NCAA Rookie of the week, Player of the week

Day Job: Kinesiologist/ Clinical Manager

Favorite lacrosse memory: My favorite lacrosse memory is hard to narrow down… Out of all the events, practices, games, and time spent playing the game over the last 15 years my biggest take away is the friendships, connections, and network I have developed. The sport of lacrosse is more than just the X, s and O, s of the game. The girls that I was lucky enough to play with when I was 12 years old are still some of my best friends today.

Reason you enjoy coaching:

I love sharing my passion for the sport by helping develop and support young female athletes. The opportunity and growth in female sports right now is top notch and I am excited to see where the next generation of athletes takes the sport of lacrosse