Keely McDonald: Director
Brown University graduate…returned in the fall of 2004 as Head Coach of the women’s lacrosse program…assistant coach at Princeton and Northwestern...started at Midfield/Attack all four years with the Bears…Second Team All-Ivy and Academic All-Ivy as a senior...finished career with 86 points (66g, 20a), including 27 (21g, 6a) as a freshman…one of the team’s top five scorers in each of her four seasons.
"NEU gives local athletes an incredible lacrosse opportunity outside of their school team. We are a lacrosse family who prides itself in elite coaching, team play and opening up lacrosse opportunities after high school. Our players make huge strides in their technical, tactical and mental games after playing with NEU and they gain lifelong friendships. The college players who work with NEU serve as critical role models for our players."
Meghan Miller: Director
Duke University graduate…ninth year Assistant Coach at Brown University…a two-time All-South Region selection at Duke…a two-time Second Team All-American… All-ACC as a senior…named to the All-ACC Tournament Team in 2003 and 2004… played in the NCAA Tournament for four straight years...Tewaaraton Trophy nominee in 2003 & 2004…2003 & 2004 Preseason All-American… ACC co-Rookie of the Year in 2001.
“I'm excited to coach NEU this year because of the energy the athletes bring and the opportunity to work with and develop each player. The level of coaching that our players get is top notch and I'm excited to see how we continue to grow and develop as a program this year!”
Bryant University graduate…Head Coach of the Johnson & Wales University Wildcats…three seasons as an assistant coach at Bryant University...two-time All-Northeast 10 selection…All-New England honoree.
“I am very excited to join the NEU coaching staff and work with local talent. Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport right now, and the opportunity to be a part of that here in Rhode Island is awesome.”
Tulane University graduate…Head Coach at East Greenwich High School...played club lacrosse in college…coached lacrosse & field hockey and taught English & Spanish at Rocky Hill School for 9 years…lifelong skateboarder, snowboarder, surfer, yoga & fitness enthusiast…former competitive kick boxer and martial arts instructor.
“I absolutely loved my first season with NEU and can’t wait to get back on the field! It is a privilege and a pleasure to be working with such a talented, dedicated and enthusiastic team that emphasizes sportsmanship, competition and pure enjoyment of the sport. Great fun!”
Brown University graduate…co-captain of the 2013 and 2014 Women’s Lacrosse teams…First Team All-Ivy and Second Team IWLCA Northeast All-Region as a junior…Second Team All-Ivy honors as a freshman…played high school lacrosse at West Genesee…named the Central New York Player of the Year and an Under Armour All-American as a senior...hometown is Syracuse, NY.
“I'm excited about coaching NEU because I love to see my players grow! It's so awesome to watch everyone grow not only as a team but as individuals as well. The best challenge of being a coach is getting every member of the team to really love playing lacrosse as much as I do and I look forward to that challenge!”