The Lacrosse Master's annual Mid-Atlantic Girls Prospect Camp is unlike any camp in the country. Nine HEAD and 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. 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 ANY and ALL players in the 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 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.
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.
In her tenure at Cornell, Graap has had 85 All-Ivy selections, 49 IWLCA All-Region selections, 17 IWLCA national All-Americans, three CoSIDA Academic All-Americans, three Ivy League Players of the Year and one national player of the year finalist. Her teams have reached postseason play nine times since she returned to Cornell and have won at least 10 games eight times as well.
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.
Amanda O’Leary, an experienced coach who played the sport at its highest level, finished her seventh season at the helm of the Florida Gators in 2016 with the program’s sixth NCAA Tournament bid. O’Leary has turned her team into a national powerhouse since its inception in 2010. Hired to lead Florida’s inaugural lacrosse team on June 22, 2007, O’Leary had the opportunity to recruit and organize the program before the Gators began competition in the 2010 season. Her impressive career record of 276-94 (.746) ranks among the best of active head coaches in the nation. In just seven seasons, she has taken Florida to a NCAA Final Four, four NCAA quarterfinal appearances, two BIG EAST regular season, two BIG EAST tournament titles, four American Lacrosse Conference regular season titles and two ALC tournament championships. She’s also coached 12 Gators who have earned 46 All-America honors, four Tewaaraton Award finalists and two Honda Sports Award nominees.
In 2005, O’Leary was inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame. She also became a member of the Temple Owls’ Hall of Fame in the fall of 2004. O’Leary was named to the NCAA Women’s Lacrosse 25th Anniversary Team in the fall of 2006. She was the youngest player and starter on the 1989 U.S. World Cup team that claimed the International Federation of Women’s Lacrosse Association (IFWLA) gold medal in Perth, Australia. O’Leary was the second-leading scorer on the 1993 U.S. World Cup team which repeated as the IFWLA World Cup champions in Edinburgh, Scotland. In the 1993 World Cup, O’Leary scored 17 points, including the game-winner versus Australia in the semifinal game. Prior to taking the Yale head coaching position, O’Leary was an assistant at Maryland for the 1992 and 1993 seasons. The Terrapins claimed the 1992 NCAA title and reached the semifinals in 1993. It was her second stint with the Terrapins, as she started her coaching career with Maryland as a graduate assistant coach in 1989 before serving as an assistant at Delaware for the 1990 campaign. O’Leary has also served as the chair of the U.S. Team selection and on the former U.S. Women’s Lacrosse Association (USWLA) Board of Directors. She was an assistant coach with the U.S. Women’s Developmental Team from 2002-05 and has been a member of the Connecticut Lacrosse Foundation Executive Committee since 1993.
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 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.
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.
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.