Chris founded M&D Lacrosse in 2003 being one of the first girls club lacrosse programs in Maryland. Over time, he solidified M&D as the #1 ranked club in the country. In 2018, he began to live part time in Orlando, FL where he started a rec girls lacrosse program, Sol Blazers, as well as M&D Orlando, a sister club to the original M&D club.
Chris has compiled a 49-3 record at Lake Highland with a Florida state championship and another state championship runner up finish. He also currently coaches the M&D Orlando 2024 Black Team and has helped them to multiple tournament Championship wins.
He was the head coach at McDonogh for thirteen years compiling a 257-9 record. His teams won ten IAAM championships and placed two other teams in the finals. His McDonogh teams were #1 in the country for nine straight years and compiled a national record 177 game winning streak. Before McDonogh, he was the head coach at Mt. Hebron compiling five state championships and two #1 national rankings and a 106-9-1 overall record. Chris’s overall high school coaching record is 412-21-1. Chris’s M&D 2014 Black team won 23 tournament championships and the M&D 2019 Black won 25 championships.
Kaitlin is from Ellicott City, Maryland where she played for M&D Lacrosse and Our Lady of Good Counsel HS until 2010. While
at Good Counsel, she helped the Falcons win four straight WCAC Championships. After High School she went on to play DI lacrosse at Towson University. While at Towson she helped the team to win three Colonial Athletic Conference (CAA) Championships (2011-2014) and made three NCAA tournament appearances with the Tigers. Her In 2013 she was named the CAA Tournament MVP and in 2014 named team Co-Captain as a Senior.
Her lacrosse career continued when she moved to Chicago and began work with Lakeshore lacrosse as the coach of t
he National Premier 2022 team, Tournament Director, Recruiting Specialist, and Director of Individual and Small Group Training. In addition to her roles through Lakeshore Lacrosse, Kaitlin also coached the Montini Catholic High School as the Head Coach of the Varsity girls lacrosse program through the 2017 & 2018 seasons and began work as a National Girls Lacrosse League (NGLL) Regional Director in the Midwest.
Upon moving back to the East Coast, she began work as the NGLL Assistant Director as well as the MidAtlantic Regional Director. She also stepped in as an Assistant coach for the Kent Island Girl’s Varsity lacrosse team. She most recently was the Club Director & Recruiting Coordinator for M&D Lacrosse Orlando from 2019-2022.
Kesley resides in Queen Anne’s County with her husband and 2 children. She is a Queen Anne’s County High School alum and was inducted into the QACHS Sports Hall of Fame in 2018. She was team captain both her junior and senior year, team MVP, points leader, and led the Lions to the 2007 MPSSAA State Semifinals.
After High School,Kesley went on to play Division 1 lacrosse at Longwood University. She was a four year starter, leading the team in point totals her freshman and sophomore season. Kesley helped lead the Lancers to a Conference Championship, was named to the NLC All-Tournament team her Junior and Senior year, and selected as the NLC All-Tournament MVP her senior year. Kesley served as Team Captain for the Lancers during her Junior and Senior seasons.
Upon returning home to the eastern shore of Maryland, Kesley provided small group and individual lacrosse instruction to youth lacrosse players in the area and has served as a head coach to multiple age groups at the club level. She has helped guide lacrosse players and their families through the college recruitment process for the past 7 years as the LBC college recruitment coordinator.
She is the current varsity head coach at Queen Anne’s County High School. In her first two full seasons, Coach Fitzgerald led the Lions to a bayside championship, two regional final championships and a 25-5 overall record. In her first season as head coach in 2021, Kesley was named North Bayside Coach of the Year and QACPS Coach of the Year after leading the Lions to an undefeated season and the programs first State Championship. She is a middle school physical education and health teacher at Sudlersville Middle School for QACPS.
Coach Smitty has been involved with girls lacrosse since 2012 when he founded Lady Blue Crabs (LBC) on the Eastern Shore in order to give his daughter and her friends a place to play the game competitively. He became a Level 1 US Lacrosse Certified coach and studied the game under numerous college coaches. From there, he put his knowledge to the test by coaching Queen Anne’s County Rec from 2012 – 2017 and coaching his LBC teams ranging from 4th – 11th grade. During his time running and coaching LBC, Smitty helped place high school aged student athletes with colleges all over the country whether it be DI, DII, or DIII.
In 2017, he became the Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach at Easton High School. While there, he coached 3 consecutive winning seasons for an overall record of 30-12 and a Bayside Conference record of 21-7. In 2018, he led Easton to a Victory over Queen Anne’s for the first time since 2007.
Most recently, Smitty has been the head coach of the LBC, now M&D Shore 2025 Black team and is excited to continue working with them to take them through their final high school years with the club.
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Kallie is from QA County where she played for QACHS Varsity Lacrosse and helped the lions to two state final appearances over her four years on the team. She was also elected offensive MVP and chosen as the All-Region Player of the Year as a junior and a senior.
She went on to continue her lacrosse career at Rollins University from 2015 – 2019. While at Rollins her freshman year she was named Third Team All-American, IWLCA DII First Team All-South Region, First Team All-SSC, and Sunshine State Conference Freshman of the Year. She didn’t slow down rolling into her Sophomore year earning IWLCA Third Team All-American, IWLCA Second Team All-Region, SSC All-SSC First Team, and SSC Offensive Player of the Week twice. In 2018 she added to her list of honors with IWLCA All American First Team, First Team IWLCA All-Region, First Team All-SSC, IWLCA DII National Player of the Week (3/21/18), and SSC Offensive Player of the Week (3/19/18) & (4/16/18). As a Senior she kept up the pace and closed out her career being named 3x SSC Offensive Player of the Week, 1x IWLCA Player of the Week, she was named First Team All-SSC, tabbed First Team IWLCA All-South Region, selected First Team IWLCA All-American, participated in the IWLCA Senior All-Star Game, and earned a spot on the Fall Rollins Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
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Emma is from Easton, MD and played lacrosse at Easton High School where she graduated in 2017. She then went on to continue her lacrosse career at Salisbury University (NCAA DIII).
As a freshman at Salisbury, she was named to the NCAA Division III Championship All-tournament team and earned the title of CAC Rookie of the Year. Emma continued to tally even more points her sophomore year, being a major contributor for the Seagulls. In 2021, She helped the gulls to the NCAA DIII National Championship, winning the title over Tufts. Most recently, as a 5th year in 2022 she was named to the IWLCA Second-Team All-Region, All C2C First Team, and C2C All-Tournament Team. She ranked second in assists (26), sixth in points (57) and seventh in goals (31).
Most recently, she has assisted Coach Smitty with the 2025 Black Team. She is excited to take over the 2026 Team as a Head Coach this season!
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Coach Tim started coaching girls’ lacrosse in Anne Arundel County in 2011 for one of the largest rec teams in the county to help his oldest daughter play at a competitive level. He helped lead that rec team to a 1st time ever undefeated season leading to the county playoffs.
Coach Tim continued to coach rec with his two younger daughters until approached by North Caroline High School in 2016. At that time, he took the role of assistant coach to North Caroline High School 1st ever JV girls lacrosse team and helped develop the entry level for the high school. In 2017 – 2018 he was assistant coach to the high school’s varsity girl’s lacrosse team. Then in 2019 he became the head coach for the JV girl’s lacrosse.
Since then, he has enjoyed helping young players with the fundamentals of women’s lacrosse. In the meantime, he continues to enjoy watching his oldest daughter play DII level lacrosse, his middle daughter beginning her high school lacrosse career while also playing travel and his youngest continuing to play travel lacrosse.
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Coaching women’s lacrosse has been a huge part of Laurie’s life for the past 14 years. She grew up in
Baltimore County, Maryland and played lacrosse at Catonsville High school. Her family and her moved to the Eastern Shore in 2004. She has two daughters, Shelby and Kylie. When her youngest daughter, Kylie, began playing lacrosse in 2009, she got involved coaching at the rec level for Queen Anne’s County. This ultimately led her to coaching at the club level where she has been since 2011. She joined LBC in 2013, where she coached players in 5th through 8th grade. She believes that every season can be a successful one by simply staying on course and putting in the work to improve. The desire to win, to improve as a player, and believe in each other is something she pushes all of her athletes to feel in everything they do.
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Kellan grew up in Ellicott City, MD and attended Glenelg Country School where she played lacrosse and soccer. She currently plays defense for the Salisbury Women’s Lacrosse team. In 2021 Kellan was apart of the NCAA Division III National Championship team winning it all with a 20-0 record. Kellan and her team won the C2C conference championship in 2021 and 2022. In 2022 she was a NCAA Division III Quarterfinalist. She is a majoring in Business Management major and minoring Information Systems. She is also a member of the Honors College and a Perdue Scholar at Salisbury University.
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Born and raised in Centreville, MD, Emily graduated from Queen Anne’s County High School in 2016 where she was a 4 year starter and a 3 year first-team all conference defender. She continued on her lacrosse career at Coastal Carolina University where she started every game of her 5 years and is a 4x record holder. She made conference honors all four years and helped lead her team to 2 ASUN Championship Games. During her time at Coastal Carolina, she was an assistant coach for a local travel team. After receiving a Bachelor’s in Biology and a Master’s in Sports Management, she coached defense and midfield for a year at The College of Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Emily moved back to Maryland this past summer and will now be attending Salisbury University in the Fall for nursing school.
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Coach Williams is going on his 5th season as Varsity Head Coach for Worcester Prep Girls Lacrosse, and has over 10 years youth girls lacrosse coaching experience at club and recreational levels. After playing goalie for NJ State Champion Ridgewood High School in the early 90’s, which included a NJ State Record 44 Game Win Streak, Coach Williams went on to play college lacrosse at Mary Washington College (University). Coach Williams is a Certified Level 3 USA Lacrosse Coach, and has also won the Mid Atlantic Positive Coaching Alliance “Double Goal Coach Award”.
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RachelReed resides in Kent County, Maryland. She is a 2013 graduate of Kent County High School where she played field hockey and lacrosse for all four years. After attending KCHS, Rachel continued to pursue her lacrosse career at Division III Elizabeth
town College (‘17). She was one of four players to see action in all 15 games her freshman year, also starting ten times. Due to knee injuries the following year(s), Rachel was limited to few games; although still managed to record numerous draw controls, ground balls, shots, and goals each season.
Alongside her athletic success, Rachel earned a Bachelors in Psychology, with a minor in Business and was a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. Upon graduating, Rachel continued to stay involved in both field hockey and lacrosse in Queen Anne’s County and with Lady Blue Crab lacrosse club, among other club and recreational coaching experiences. While coaching, Rachel continued her educational career as well; earning a Master’s Degree and a Specialist Certificate in School Psychology from Bowie State University.
Currently, Rachel works for the Capital School District as an Elementary School Psychologist. She is the head lacrosse coach for the 2028 Lady Blue Crabs team, an assistant lacrosse coach at Odessa High School, and works lacrosse camps/clinics throughout the year in Middletown, Delaware with Takeover Lacrosse.