The Lacrosse Master's annual Florida Prospect Camp is unlike any camp in the country. Eleven HEAD coaches & two assistant coaches from some of the world's finest academic institutions will be on staff for the duration of the camp. The make-up of our World-Class staff and the institutions they represent is unprecedented. Nowhere will you find a camp staffed by this caliber of coaches from both top lacrosse programs and the best academic institutions in the world. Our camp is designed to provide every participant with the best instruction and Guaranteed Exposure to many of the nation's most well respected NCAA Division I & III lacrosse coaches from the world's best academic institutions.
This is a MUST ATTEND camp for any player interested in playing at any of these schools. Each participate will be coached and seen by every coach on staff - guaranteed. You will not find this level of exposure and instruction at any camp or tournament.
Camp is open to those players in the 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 graduation years.
A 2000 Brown University graduate and former Bears’ lacrosse standout, Keely McDonald returned to her alma mater to head the Brown women’s lacrosse program during the fall of 2004 following assistant coaching stints at Princeton and Northwestern.
In 11 years, McDonald has coached 12 Regional All-Americans and 29 All-Ivy honorees. The Bears notched back-to-back 9-6 campaigns in 2013 and 2014, their most successful seasons since 1997. McDonald and the Bears scored their most impressive victory on March 8, 2014, a 14-13 OT win over No. 16 Princeton, Brown's first win over the Tigers since 1991.
As an undergraduate at Brown, McDonald started at Midfield/Attack all four years with the Bears, earning Second Team All-Ivy and Academic All-Ivy in 2000. She finished her career with 86 points (66g, 20a), including 27 (21g, 6a) as a freshman in 1997, and ranking among the team’s top five scorers in each of her four seasons.
Andrea Cofrin was named Columbia’s head women’s lacrosse coach on Thursday, September 3, 2015 by Peter Pilling, Columbia’s Director of Intercollegiate and Physical Education.
Cofrin was most recently an assistant coach at Yale University for the 2014-15 season after leading Saint Anselm to its first NCAA Tournament appearance as the head coach in 2013-2014.
Cofrin’s head coaching experience includes time at Saint Anselm, Siena, Lees-McRae College and the University of Dallas. She also served as an assistant coach for one year at Siena and one year at Oneonta State. Additionally, she spent more than three years as co-director and co-owner of the travel program, ADK Lacrosse.
Cofrin and her husband, Shawn, have one daughter, Rhiannon.
Jenny Graap returned to her alma mater in 1997 with one goal in mind: to build the Cornell women’s lacrosse team into a championship contender. Now entering her 20th year at the helm in 2016-17, Graap has been honored as the the 2002 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Coach of the Year, the 2006 Inside Lacrosse Magazine Northeast Coach of the Year, and a three-time IWLCA Northeast Coach of the Year (2002, 2006, 2016), while developing the Big Red women’s lacrosse program into one of the most successful in the nation.
Graap has built an Ivy League and national title contender in her first 19 years. She has posted a 180-120 record at Cornell and a 201-164 mark in 22 years as a head coach. She reached her 200th career win in dramatic fashion, defeating Penn, 11-10, on May 8, 2016, to win the Big Red's first-ever Ivy League Tournament Championship and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
A 1986 graduate of Cornell’s College of Human Ecology, Graap was an assistant women’s lacrosse coach at Penn State from 1990-93 while completing a master’s degree in exercise and sport science. During her time with the Nittany Lions, they made three NCAA tournament appearances. Graap was also a field hockey and lacrosse intern at William Smith College from 1989-90. She received her first coaching experience as the head lacrosse mentor at the Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child in Summit, N.J., in 1989.
A native of West Chester, Pa., Graap attended East High School, where she lettered three times in basketball and played on the state runner-up field hockey team, in addition to the undefeated Chesmont lacrosse championship squad.
Graap and her husband, Dan Allen, reside in Ithaca.
Mindy McCord is in her eighth season as the Jacksonville women's lacrosse head coach and has compiled a record of 94-40 in her first seven years with the Dolphins. Overall, this is her 28th season as a coach at the high school or collegiate level.
As the first-ever coach for the women's lacrosse program, McCord has quickly led the Dolphins to six consecutive conference championships, spanning both the ASUN Conference and National Lacrosse Conference, and three NCAA playoff appearances. Under her direction, the Dolphins have earned 16 NCAA statistical championships and one individual statistical title (Rachel Hannon, Draw Control).
As a women's lacrosse and field hockey coach, McCord has accumulated 237 wins in two sports at all levels. Her teams have earned either first-place championships or runner-up status 11 times during her 22 seasons as a head coach. McCord has recruited and developed 11 All-Americans, 23 regional All-Americans, and four conference players of the year.
McCord’s coaching career began while studying for her masters in Counselor Education at Virginia Tech. While attending the school, she coached the women’s lacrosse club team for two years, helping them to earn Division I status in the ACC.
Her full-time coaching career began as a 23-year old head coach at prestigious Oberlin College in Ohio. As one of the NCAA’s youngest head coaches, she hit the ground running winning consecutive lacrosse conference titles in 1997 and 1998. During the 1997 season, her squad boasted an undefeated conference record (11-0), leading to North Coast Athletic Conference Coach of the Year honors. The two titles were the only two championships won by any program at Oberlin College during her four-year tenure.
As a player, McCord has national and international playing experience. She was a four-year starter at Lynchburg (VA) College; earning rookie of the year, team captain, all conference, regional All-American, and North/South Senior All Star game honors. Coach McCord also played while studying abroad in Australia.
McCord was born in Westminster, Md., and attended Westminster High School where she played field hockey, lacrosse, and ran track, earning honors in all three sports. In her senior year, she founded and implemented the first lacrosse club in Carroll County, Md., for middle and high school girls. Her husband Paul, is the associate head coach at JU. Their daughter Taylor, played and graduated from Jacksonville and the couple welcomed a son, Lytton, in 2015. The family lives in Neptune Beach, Fla.
Christine Halfpenny enters her sixth season as head coach of the Notre Dame women's lacrosse program in 2017 after leading the Irish to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the first time since 2009. The postseason run marked the fifth consecutive time the Irish have competed in the NCAA Championship -- the first time in school history that Notre Dame has reached the NCAAs in at least four straight years.
Halfpenny came to Notre Dame from William & Mary, where her teams achieved four straight 10-win seasons and a pair of regular-season conference titles over her final four seasons with the program.
Halfpenny's Tribe squads captured Colonial Athletic Association regular-season titles in both 2008 and 2009 - and she merited CAA coach-of-the-year honors in 2008. Her teams combined for a 20-8 record in league play (including four straight conference tournament bids) - as William & Mary reached double digits in victories each of the last four seasons (10-7 in 2011 and 2009, 10-8 in 2010, 10-9 in 2008). Those four consecutive 10-win seasons matched the best previous stretch in program history.
A four-year letter-winner in women's lacrosse at Virginia Tech, Halfpenny started on the 1999 Hokie team that won the Atlantic 10 Conference championship, finished 11-6 and achieved a program-first top-20 ranking. She received the coaches award that year and was a two-time member of the athletic director's honor roll (1998, 1999). She graduated in 1999 with a degree in health and physical education.
Chris Sailer begins her 30th season at the helm of the Princeton women’s lacrosse program for the 2015-16 academic year. She was inducted into the US Lacrosse National Hall of Fame in 2008.
She has guided the team to three NCAA championships, 11 national semifinal appearances, 22 NCAA tournament appearances and 11 Ivy League titles.
Sailer ranks second in NCAA history among Division I coaches in victories, with an astonishing 360 career wins, and also is the fifth winningest active coach across all divisions and sixth all-time. She has coached the most games in NCAA Tournament history, a total of 50 games. She ranks second in NCAA games won, sitting four games back of Kelly Amonte Hiller (Northwestern) and one in front of Cindy Timchal (Northwestern, Maryland, Navy).
Under Sailer’s guidance, Princeton put together a stretch of 12 straight NCAA Tournament appearances from 1998-2009. The team has made the tournament in 21 of the last 24 seasons beginning in 1992. The Tigers reached at least the national semifinals five straight seasons from 1992-96 and again from 2000-04, and at least the quarterfinals 15 consecutive times from 1989-2006.
Sailer’s teams have been ranked among nationally at some point in the season in each of the last 24 years, including appearances at No. 1 in 1989, ’92, ’94, ’95, ’03, ’04 and ’05, and finished at No. 1 in both 2004 and 2002.
Sailer came to Princeton from Penn, where she served as assistant coach for both the field hockey and lacrosse teams. Prior to her stint there, she attended the University of Massachusetts, where she earned a master’s degree in sports management.
A 1981 graduate of Harvard, Sailer captained both the lacrosse and field hockey teams in Cambridge. She was a two-time first-team All-Ivy selection in lacrosse and was a member of the U.S. National Team. Sailer received the Radcliffe Alumni Association Award for athletic excellence and leadership her senior year.
In addition to her membership into the US Lacrosse National Hall of Fame, she belongs to four other halls of fame. She is a 1996 inductee to the New England Lacrosse Hall of Fame, a 1997 member of the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame, a 1998 inductee of the Haverford (Pa.) High School Sports Hall of Fame and 2003 class member of the Pennsylvania Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
Sailer’s involvement in the sport of women’s lacrosse doesn’t end with coaching. She is actively involved in stimulating the growth of the sport. She is a former chair of the Tewaaraton Trophy selection committee, a former member of the NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Committee, former president, treasurer and board member of the IWLCA and former member of the US Lacrosse Women’s Division Board of Governors. Sailer currently is on the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame Committee and on the board of directors of Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership.
Her heavy involvement in the sport has earned her the 2008 Diane Geppi-Aikens Memorial Award, presented by the IWLCA for lifetime achievement in contribution to women’s lacrosse.
Colleen Smith, an All-American defender at Princeton who spent the 2016 season as an assistant coach at UC-Davis, joined the Yale women’s lacrosse staff as an assistant coach in the summer of 2016.
Smith was a part of three NCAA tournament appearances at Princeton, including a 16-13 upset of No. 8 Penn State in her senior season (2014). That season she was named second team All-American, first team All-Mid Atlantic region, an ECAC All-Star and unanimous first team All-Ivy League. She also earned Princeton’s Connie McAllister Award and was a finalist for the Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award, reflecting her work ethic and leadership skills.
Smith was co-captain of the Tigers in 2014, finishing second on the team in caused turnovers with 14 and adding 17 draw controls and 13 ground balls. The team limited Ivy opponents to just 7.64 goals per game (second in the league). She also tallied her first career point that year with a goal against No. 14 Georgetown.
A Wilmette, Ill., native, Smith graduated from Loyola Academy. She majored in psychology at Princeton.
The spring of 2016 was the 14th season for Bowdoin head coach Liz Grote, who is the winningest coach in Polar Bear women's lacrosse history.
Over the course of her tenure at Bowdoin, Grote has won over 66% of her games and led the Polar Bears to unprecedented heights. The Polar Bears have made two NESCAC Championship game appearances, qualified for five NCAA Division III Tournaments and - in 2011 - accumulated the most wins in school history (18), the program's first-ever trip to the NCAA "Final Four" and runner-up finish in the Division III Championship.
A native of Simsbury, Conn., Grote is a 1994 graduate of the University of Vermont and came to Bowdoin with an extensive background in college lacrosse. In addition to accumulating a school-best 32-18 record in three years at Wooster, Grote held assistant coaching jobs at Monmouth University (1995), Princeton University (1996) and the University of New Hampshire (1997-99).
Karen MacCrate Henning, who won national titles as a player and coach, is in her 10th season as head coach of the women's lacrosse team in the 2016-17 academic year.
In her first nine seasons Henning has led the Mules to seven NCAA tourney appearances, including four national quarterfinal berths. She helped the Mules win the program's first New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) title in 2008, then led the Mules to another league title in 2009. The Mules also made the NESCAC title game in the 2010 and 2011 seasons. She earned the New England Pilgrim Region and NESCAC Coach of the Year honors in her first year. Colby is 120-43 in Henning's nine seasons.
Henning has achieved success throughout her lacrosse career. She was an attacker for the University of Maryland, which won national titles in 1995 and 1996 and finished unbeaten in both seasons. Henning was an NCAA Division I First Team All-American in 1995 and 1996 and finished her career with 78 goals and 76 assists for 154 points. Maryland had a 61-3 record during Henning’s four seasons.
Liz Longley, a former All-American, captain for Hamilton College’s 2007 NCAA Elite 8 team and former head coach at Oberlin, enters her sixth season as the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at Connecticut College.
Longley made an immediate impact on the Camel athletic program in 2012. In her first season with the Camels, the program posted two NESCAC wins. It was their best conference showing since 2008.
Since her arrival to New London, 17 Camels have been honored on the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaching Association's (IWLCA) All-Region Teams.
Prior to her arrival at Oberlin, Longley spent three years as the assistant coach at Lynchburg College. At Lynchburg, Longley helped lead the Hornets from an 8-9 mark in 2008 to a 14-4 record and the program’s inaugural appearance in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship in 2010.
Longley earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Hamilton and received her master’s degree in counseling from Lynchburg.
Kate Livesay joined the Panther staff in the summer of 2014. She came to Middlebury from NESCAC foe Trinity, where she served as the head coach for eight seasons, amassing a stunning career record of 127-26 (.830). Following the retirement of legendary coach Missy Foote in the summer of 2015, Livesay took over the reigns of the program.
In her first season as the Panther head coach, Livesay produced a memorable one for her alma mater. She guided her team to a program-record 22 wins (22-1) en route to winning Middlebury's sixth women's lacrosse NCAA Championship. Livesay guided the Panthers to a 16-5 record in 2017 against one of the nation's toughest schedules, advancing to the NCAA Quarterfinals.
Livesay arrived at Trinity as a graduate assistant coach for lacrosse and field hockey in 2004-05 and was appointed the school’s head women’s lacrosse coach in the summer of 2006. In her first season in 2007, Trinity won 12 games and returned to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998 after a 5-9 mark the previous spring.
From 2010 to 2014, Trinity compiled an astounding 94-10 record, including back-to-back 21-1 marks in 2012 and 2013. The 2012 squad captured the school’s first women's NCAA Championship, while the 2013 team advanced to the NCAA title game. The Bantams won NESCAC crowns from 2011-2014, advancing to the NCAA Quarterfinals twice with three trips to the title game.
Livesay was named NESCAC Coach of the Year four times, the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Regional Coach of the Year five times, while earning IWLCA National Coach of the Year honors in 2012.
Livesay earned a bachelor’s degree in American civilization at Middlebury, where she was a four-year starter in field hockey and lacrosse (All-American). She served as captain of both of those squads during her senior year, while being a member of the basketball team during her first two seasons. She earned her master’s degree in history from Trinity in 2007.
As a defender for the Middlebury lacrosse team, Livesay saw her team go 64-3 over her four seasons, winning NCAA Championships with perfect seasons in 2001 and 2002. The team won all three NESCAC Championships contested in her time, advancing to the final four in 2000 and the NCAA title game in 2003.
Katy Dissinger was promoted to head coach of the Trinity College women's lacrosse team in June of 2014. Dissinger, the 2012 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) National Assistant Coach of the Year and the 2016 IWLCA Division III Berkshire Region Coach of the Year, has played a significant role in Trinity's unprecedented run to the last four NCAA Division III Championship Finals including an NCAA Championship season in 2012. She was also a participant in the 2011 NCAA Final Four as a captain for Bowdoin College's squad.
Dissinger earned her bachelor's degree from Bowdoin in visual arts and environmental studies in 2011, and added a master's degree in public policy from Trinity in 2013. Dissinger starred at center midfielder for her alma mater from 2008 to 2011, earning IWLCA All-Regional honors twice and receiving the program's Ellen Tiemer Trophy for excellence in lacrosse by a vote of her teammates and her coach. Dissinger, who was also an assistant field hockey coach at Trinity from 2011 to 2013, is an assistant professor in the College's athletic department. Dissinger, an assistant professor in the Trinity athletic department, has organized a fall clinic for inner-city youth in Hartford the last three autumns, and serves on the athletic department's marketing and communication committee and its sports medicine committee. She resides in Hartford.
The Tufts University Women's Lacrosse program has returned to the national stage under third-year head coach Courtney Farrell. After narrowly missing an NCAA Tournament berth in 2014, the Jumbos advanced to the NCAA Round of 16 last spring.
Farrell's 2015 team earned the program's first NCAA berth since 2011 and won a second-round game at Messiah 14-7. In the very competitive New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), Tufts advanced to the conference championship semi-final also for the first time since 2011. They lost to two-time defending national finalist and 2012 NCAA champion Trinity College 8-7 in overtime.
Farrell is a 2008 graduate of Cornell University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in applied economics and management. She immediately went into coaching, serving as an assistant at Division I American University for the 2009 season. She was then an assistant for the 2010 Ivy League runners-up at Dartmouth College.
Farrell became the sixth head coach of Jumbo Women's Lacrosse since the program was founded in 1975. Originally from Fayetteville, New York, Farrell is a 2004 graduate of Fayetteville-Manlius High School.
Williams College Athletic Director Lisa Melendy announced on May 23, 2017 that Alice Lee has been named the head coach of women's lacrosse at Williams.
Lee comes to Williams after coaching six years in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). The last two years Lee was an assistant coach at Middlebury College and the four years before Middlebury she was an assistant coach at Amherst College.
"I am quite pleased with the hiring of Alice Lee as the next head women's lacrosse coach at Williams," stated Melendy. "She comes to us with a distinguished coaching pedigree, having been an assistant at some of the top Division III programs in the country. The committee was impressed with her evident passion for coaching and the game of lacrosse, as well as her plan for beginning the next chapter of Williams women's lacrosse. It is clear that following coaching legend Chris Mason is a big job, but I believe Alice is up to the challenge and well positioned to do so. I would like to thank the search committee for their time and thoughtful consideration during this process."
While coaching at Middlebury (2015-17) Lee helped guide the Panthers to the 2016 NESCAC and NCAA titles and was named the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association (IWLCA) Division III National Assistant Coach of the Year.
Lee played goalie collegiately at Central Connecticut State University, where she was a two-time captain, three-time all-conference selection, voted outstanding teammate, and most valuable player.
She is the current record holder of five Central Connecticut State records and an NCAA Division I stats leader in three categories.
Lee graduated from Central Connecticut State University in 2009 with a B.S. in Management and a concentration in Entrepreneurship.