M&D 2020 - 2021 Season Coaches

M&D Lacrosse boasts the finest coaching staff of any club in the country.  With full-time coaches who stay with the team for the entire year, M&D ensures continuity throughout the season.  M&D predominantly hires coaches that have high school level coaching experience in order provide high level instruction for M&D players.  The coaches and teams from each grade level will be practicing together when possible for scrimmaging purposes.

President - Chris Robinson, Head Coach at Lake Highland Prep
Chris 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 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 363-18-1. Chris's M&D 2014 Black team won 23 tournament championships and the M&D 2019 Black have won 25 championships.


Director of Operations:

Scott Robinson
Scott brings a wealth of experience including having been a head coach with M&D from its inception in 2001 until 2017. Scott coached the 2005, 2012, and 2018 M&D Black teams. All three teams were widely regarded as the best teams in the country in their age group. Over 60 girls from those teams went onto play collegiate lacrosse. Scott was also the long time defensive coordinator at McDonogh and Mt Hebron High Schools. Both McDonogh and Mt. Hebron were the top high school girls lacrosse teams in the country during his tenure. Scott has been a long-time basketball coach. He was an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team at Johns Hopkins. He was also head coach for a Mt Hebron High School basketball team in 2008 that finished with a 28-0 record and Maryland State Champions. Most recently he has coached girls basketball at Howard High School where his teams have won five consecutive Howard County Championships, and six Howard County championships in the last seven years. His 2020 team finished the season with a perfect 25-0 record and advanced to the state championship. The pandemic forced the cancellation of the state championship.


M&D 2022 Black:
Katie Lettinga, ‚ÄčAssistant Coach Marriotts Ridge High School (klettinga@robinsonsportsinc.com)
Katie is the Varsity Assistant at Marriotts Ridge High School and is currently entering her 16th year coaching lacrosse and 8th year as a Head Coach with M&D.  In the beginning of her career, Katie coached Chapelgate Academy in the IAAM B conference and guided the team to its first conference championship.  After moving to Chicago in 2011, Katie spent two years coaching varsity lacrosse at Libertyville High School.  There she led the Wildcats to their best record to date and a season high 5th in state ranking.  In Maryland and Illinois, Katie has had experience coaching youth rec lacrosse and travel club lacrosse at every age level, from kindergarten through high school aged teams.  She was the coach of the Illinois team at the 2013 US Lacrosse National Tournament and the coach of a Balto-Metro Team at the 2014 US Lacrosse National Tournament.  Born in Maryland, Katie was an IAAM All Star in high school and the MVP for her collegiate club team at Taylor University.


Assistant Coaches:
Terry Edmondson,  (terrye1414@gmail.com
Terry is entering his 7th year with M&D Lacrosse Club and his 13th season coaching girls' club lacrosse.  Terry has over 22 years of coaching experience within Anne Arundel County Public Schools as a high school coach.  After growing up in Baltimore, he went on to attend Catonsville Community College and then the University of Maryland.  Terry has over 25 years of post-collegiate playing experience, including playing for Team Toyota and Smartlink Lacrosse Club as well having over 15 years of Canadian Box Lacrosse experience.  Terry serves as the MidAtlantic Coordinator for the Brine National Lacrosse Classic as well incoming President for the Chesapeake Chapter of US Lacrosse.





M&D 2022 Red:
Arvak Marshall, Head Coach at Southern High School (arvak1119@me.com)
Arvak has been the Head Coach at Southern High School since 2006.  He has been with M&D since 2002 and spent years coaching M&D 2006 Black, M&D 2011 Black and M&D 2017 Black to numerous championships.  Arvak has been coaching girls' lacrosse for the past 15 years and coached boys' JV lacrosse at Glenelg High School for five years prior to his start in girls' lacrosse.  Arvak is also the Commissioner for SCYA Rec club in Anne Arundel County.  He has also specifically coached goalies for the past 20 years, with players going on to play at Hopkins, Navy, James Madison, Duquesne, Kennesaw State and more.


Assistant Coaches: 
Sara Keith  (saraann1988@gmail.com)
Former player at UMBC. 2006 M&D alumnus and a former Glenelg High School player. She was an All-Galaxy Selection and All-County Player.


Lily Kennedy,   Lily is a former M&D 2017 Black Player.  She graduated from Marriottsridge High School, and is currently attending UMBC playing lacrosse.



M&D 2023 Black:
Jeff Peek  (jeffpeek@hotmail.com) 
Jeff grew up in Howard County and was a High School All-American.  He went on to play at Towson University, leading the team in scoring for three straight years and was All-Conference (3x), Conference Player of the Year and Division I All-American.  As a senior, Jeff was elected Captain and was selected to play in the North-South All-Star game. After Towson, Jeff played professionally for the Baltimore Thunder and for the Mt. Washington Lacrosse Club, winning the USCLA Championship.  He is a member of his high school Athletic Hall of Fame and the Towson University Athletic Hall of Fame.  Jeff was also chosen for the Towson University All-Time Men’s Lacrosse Team.  Jeff has coached girl’s lacrosse for eight years at the clinic, rec. and club level.  As a Head Coach, his team played in the championship of every tournament they entered and won two consecutive A division NGLL Championships.


Assistant Coach:
DeWayne Plitt (dewayne.plitt@yahoo.com)
2018/2019 marks the beginning of DeWayne's fifth season working with M&D.  Prior to coaching for M&D, DeWayne coached youth girls' lacrosse for over eight years, including three years as a Head Coach in the MYLA league.  DeWayne played youth, high school, college and club lacrosse for over 18 years.  He was recognized as an All County midfielder during his playing career at Meade High School.


Shay Clevenger



M&D 2023 Red 

Alleesha Davidson (alleesha.davidson@verizon.net ) 

MDSA championship team 1985
IAAM player of the year
First Team All American 
University of Maryland championship team 1986
MDSA Asst/Head Coach
Howard High School Head Coach lead team to 2 Division Championships
On the board of HCRP for several years in charge of training and development 


Assistant Coach:
Gina Ubriaco (ubie1919@me.com)
Gina was a three time State Champion midfielder at Severna Park High School.  She was a three time All American at Loyola University Maryland where she is a member of the school's 100 goal club.  Additionally, Gina was a member of Team USA Under 19 team and a 2011 inductee into the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame.  She has coached Varsity lacrosse at her alma mater Severna Park High School and at Roland Park Country School



M&D 2024 Black

John Brown  (JNBrown@carrollk12.org)
John graduated from Towson University with a degree in Physical Education and Health.  He has amassed three decades of lacrosse experience as either a player or coach.  John has coached both girls' and boys' high school lacrosse and has also coached every level of the MYLA girls' program through North Carroll Recreation.  As a high school coach, John was the offensive coordinator and Assistant Coach for North Carroll High Varsity Boys' Lacrosse and Manchester Valley Varsity Girls' Lacrosse.  John also spent 10 years coaching Varsity girls' basketball at North Carroll High School. The 2018 Westminster Girls Lacrosse team he assisted was 2018 Maryland State 3A Lacrosse champions.


Assistant Coaches:.
Mark LaVerghetta (marklaverghetta@hotmail.com)
As a player, Mark attended The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland where he played lacrosse, soccer, and basketball.  He was a three year starter for the Varsity lacrosse team, playing both attack and midfield.  Mark earned First Team All-State honors and received the Maryland State All Star game MVP.  He then played attack at the University of Virginia, making two National Championship game appearances.  Mark has been coaching youth lacrosse, soccer, and basketball for several years and strives to develop young athletes' skills, field sense and confidence.


M&D 2024 Red
Albert  (Peck) Burmeister  ( thebteam3@comcast.net )
Peck graduated from UMBC in 1990 with a degree in developmental psychology and was also a member of the men’s lacrosse program while there.  Upon graduation he continued his playing career for several club teams until his retirement from the game in 2010. Peck began his coaching career at Linganore High School (Frederick County) where he was the head coach of the boy’s program from 2000-2007 and then the assistant head coach for the boys program at North Carroll High School during the 2012-2014 seasons. During his time at North Carroll he helped them to reach the state finals for the first time in school history.  Finally, he has been a head coach for 5 seasons with the North Carroll Recreation Council girl’s lacrosse program and currently lives in Hampstead, Md. with his wife Lisa and daughter Natalie.


Assistant Coach:

Stephen Gorski


Kristin Cannon -  Kristen graduated in 2016 from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Psychology and was a member of the women's lacrosse team. After graduating from Hopkins she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Duke University. Prior to attending Hopkins she graduated from Manchester Valley High School where she was a 2x All-County and All-Conference midfielder. She has experience coaching Momentum Club Lacrosse for 2 seasons. Kristen currently works as a Physical Therapist for Johns Hopkins Health System in Lutherville, MD.


M&D 2025 Black
Kerri O'Day (kjoday15@hotmail.com)
KJ played college lacrosse for and coached at Loyola University Maryland.  As a player, KJ was a three time All American, with IWLCA First Team honors in 1996 and 1997.  She led the NCAA in scoring in 1997 and won the Ernest Lagna Award given to Loyola's top Senior female student-athlete.  Additionally, KJ was a member of Team USA, was inducted into the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2008 and most recently was inducted into Loyola Athletics Hall of Fame in 2014.  She also coached at Loyola for 10 years, serving as an Assistant Coach, Associate Head Coach and later as the Head Coach of the Greyhounds.


Assistant Coach:
Alison Jackson (asj22@verizon.net)
Alison coached lacrosse at Maryvale for eight seasons in the IAAM A conference.  She has been coaching in the MYLA League for LTRC Lacrosse for the past eight years at the Tyker and Lightning levels.  Prior to starting her coaching career, Alison played high school, college and club lacrosse.


Logan Edmondson


M&D 2025 Red
Molly Fleming (mollyfleming16@comcast.net)
Molly is an M&D alum, having played for Scott Robinson's highly successful M&D 2012 Black team. She is a graduate from Marriotts Ridge High School where she was a three time All County defender and won one Maryland State Championship there as well.  Molly is a 2016 graduate from the University of Maryland and was a member of the women's lacrosse team there, earning two National Championship titles during her playing career. Molly is currently a preschool teacher at Glenelg Country School and just finished up the year as the assistant coach of the 2024 black team. 


Assistant Coaches:
Brian Fleming


M&D 2026 Black
Ian Pilcher  (pilcher82@gmail.com )
Ian has been coaching girls lacrosse in Howard County for over 9 years. Before joining M&D he coached Cobra youth travel teams at every age group, making multiple playoff appearances and winning the Junior age group MYLA championship.  For the last 4 years he has served as the Cobra Girls Program Director and a Howard County Lacrosse board member. He is an assistant coach on the M&D 2023 Red team.


Assistant Coach:
Kelsea Valance

This is Kelsea's first year as a part of the M&D program. Kelsea is currently the JV Girls Lacrosse Coach at Centennial High School and has worked with the CHS program for four years. During her college years, she participated as a starting midfielder on the Loyola University, Maryland Girls Club Lacrosse team traveling to the WCLA National Tournament during her freshman and senior years. Her love for the sport is founded in her years growing up on Long Island playing for both school and travel teams including the Liberty Lacrosse program. When she is not coaching lacrosse, Kelsea is a middle school Spanish teacher in Ellicott City, MD. Kelsea values the importance of lacrosse fundamentals, physical fitness, coachability and sportsmanship on and off the field, all of which should lead to a successful first year as a part of the M&D program.


Mary Gagnon, Head Coach at St. Paul's School for Girls (marygagnon84@gmail.com)
Mary has a BA from Loyola University in MD where she played both Division 1 field hockey and lacrosse on an athletic scholarship.  At Loyola, she was a four-year starter in both sports and was named to the 1987 and 1988 All South Atlantic Lacrosse Teams.  Mary was named to the 1980's All Decade Lacrosse Team for Anne Arundel County, elected to the Severna Park High School Athletic Hall of Fame and nominated to the Greater Baltimore Lacrosse Hall of Fame.  She is currently the Varsity Coach for St. Paul's School for Girls' lacrosse, in Lutherville.  In 2000, Mary earned Coach of the Year honors from the Baltimore Sun.  Mary has been coaching for M&D Lacrosse for the past six years.  This is her fourth year with M&D 2021 Black.



M&D 2027 Black
Mike McCarthy  ( michael.mccarthy@hcpss.org )
Coach McCarthy has been the Head boys lacrosse Coach at Mount Hebron for the past 12 years.  After playing for Mount Hebron in the late 90’s Coach McCarthy went on to play at St. Andrews University where he earned All-Conference honors 4 times, and All- American honors while leading his team to the Division II Final Four. Under Coach McCarthy the Vikings have won Howard County and Maryland State Region titles and had several players earn Player of the Year Honors. Mike also served as head football coach at Mt. Hebron. Mike has coached girls youth sports the last three years.

Assistant Coaches:
Samantha Brookhart, Samantha is a former M&D player and Under Armour All American. This year Samantha helped coach Mt. Hebron into the Maryland State Championship. Samantha is a graduate from Towson University where she and her team won two CAA titles. She is also the all-time leader in single game, single season, and career assists for Towson, and the single game and single season record holder for the CAA. Sam plays professionally for the Baltimore Brave and was an assistant coach on the M&D 2016 and 2019 Black teams.

Tammi Fique, Tammi has been coaching youth lacrosse for North Carroll Girls Lacrosse for five years and coaching youth field hockey for North Carroll Storm for four years, leading her teams to several undefeated seasons.  Tammi also serves on the Boards for both programs.  She was a four year Varsity lacrosse player in high school where she earned three MVP awards and a three year Varsity field hockey player where she also earned three MVP awards.  She earned the Helen Louise Streiby Coach's Lacrosse Scholarship, the National Navy Scholar-Athlete Award and was selected for several All Star teams including the Maryland Leukemia All Star team in 1992.  Tammi attended Loyola University where she earned both a BA and an MBA. 

M&D 2028 Black :

Jimmy Creighton  ( Jimmy.creighton15@gmail.com ) 
Jimmy played at Salisbury University and was also an assistant coach at Salisbury. He is currently the head coach at one of the most successful boys' lacrosse programs in the state at Howard High School. His teams have won multiple county and regional championships and a Maryland State Championship. Jimmy has been recognized for his accomplishments by being named Baltimore Sun Coach of the Year, Washington Post Coach of the Year and State Coach of the Year during his tenure. Jimmy has coached girls youth lacrosse for three years.

Assistant Coach
Laura Tittsworth:
Laura brings an extensive and successful high school and club coaching background with her. Laura was the head coach for the highly successful 2012 M&D Red team and was a long-time assistant coach at her alma mater Mt. Hebron. While at Mt. Hebron she was part of the coaching staff that won 103 consecutive games, was state champions and the top ranked high school team in the country. Laura also served as the head JV coach at Mt. Hebron winning the Howard County championship each year she coached.

Assistant Coach
Bill Perryman
: Bill played midfield at the youth, high school, college and club lacrosse, at Liberty High School, Frostburg, and Catonsville. He has coached girls lacrosse for over 7 years in Howard and Carroll County, including 3 successful years as a Coach of Gamber in the MYLA Girls A level. Bill has been helping the M&D 2025 team for the last 2 years.

2029 M&D:

Amanda BradyHead Coach at Marriotts Ridge High School (Amanda_brady@hcpss.org)
Amanda is entering her 11th year coaching.  She is currently the head coach at Marriotts Ridge High School. Amanda has helped lead the Mustangs to three state championships over the past five years. Amanda has previously coached the 2011 Red team, 2015 Black team, and one year of the 2023 Black team. She led the 2015s to many championships and an extremely successful record.  In college, she played at Division 3 powerhouse, Salisbury University where she helped lead her team to make 4 NCAA tournament appearances, 2 final four appearances, and 1 championship appearance. 


Assistant Coach

Melissa McCarthy (Melissa_McCarthy@hcpss.org)

Melissa graduated from Frostburg State University with a degree in both Health and Physical Education, while competitively playing Field Hockey and Lacrosse. After graduating from FSU, she coached Varsity Girl’s Lacrosse and Field Hockey at Long Reach High School for eight years. She then made a professional change in schools and coaching at the high school level to be able to coach her children’s rec soccer and lacrosse programs for the past 6 years. Melissa is excited to now be able to assistant coach the 2029 team and be part of such an elite club program.


M&D 2030 Prep 

Kaylee Werner ( Kayleighwerner@gmail.com)   Kayleigh Werner as the head coach of the 2030 Prep team beginning in the fall. Kayleigh played lacrosse at Severn School and Quinnipiac University. Following her college graduation Kayleigh was both a JV coach and a varsity assistant lacrosse coach at Severn School. She currently is a first grade teacher at Frederick Elementary School in Baltimore City and is assisting the M&D 2020 Black team

Assistant Coach

Adam Santry Played locally in high school as Mt St Joseph Went on to Gettysburg College where he was a team captain , All Centennial Conference player and USILA All American defenseman. Adam really enjoys teaching the fundamentals of individual and team defense.



M&D 2031 Prep 

Katie Love