Unwavering work ethic and commitment are the foundation of Taft’s approach, which focuses on a fast-paced, aggressive style of play. Recent varsity players have gone on to play at such top Division I and III programs as Georgetown, Boston College, UVA, Richmond, Middlebury College, Trinity College, and Bowdoin, joining a long succession of graduates to continue their lacrosse careers at the collegiate level. The team enjoys perennial battles with great opponents such as Hotchkiss, Choate, and Greenwich Academy and looks to build upon their previous achievements in the upcoming season.
Originally from Suffield, Lisa attended Marquette University where she was the captain of the women’s lacrosse team. Following graduation, Lisa worked as an assistant coach for the Marquette and University of Tampa lacrosse programs; spent a year coaching in the UK, and for the past five years was a member of the faculty at Poly Prep Country Day School where she was the head varsity girls lacrosse coach and associate athletic director. While at Poly Prep, Lisa also served as the head coach of the Spanish women’s lacrosse national team. At Taft, Lisa will work in admissions, serve as head coach of the girls’ lacrosse team, and serve as a dorm parent.
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