CarolLynn Ellison, Director of Officials - Carollynn grew up in the Philadelphia area playing lacrosse. She moved to Chicago with her family in 1999 and has been involved in Illinois lacrosse ever since. She is a national rated official and officiates NCAA throughout the country. Carollynn has 7 beautiful children and is thrilled to be working with Lakeshore Lacrosse.
Lynn Merrill, Managing Director - Lynn grew up in Chicago and starting playing lacrosse at Loyola Academy. She continued playing at the University of Illinois. Her senior year she was elected club president and graduated in 2007 with a degree in Spanish and International Studies. She currently directs the Illinois Girls Lacrosse Association, teaches elementary school Spanish, coaches at Northside College Prep High School, plays on Lakeshore's Adult Team and is a US Lacrosse certified official. email@example.com
Michelle Sebastian, Director of Coaching - Michelle picked up a lacrosse stick for the first time in 1993, during her freshmen year at Vanderbilt University. On their second year as a club, Michelle became the leading scorer on the team. Vanderbilt turned Division I varsity in 1995. In that year, she not only made the team amid a group of scholarship players and recruits, but was a starter in the midfield. In her senior year, Vanderbilt played an even tougher schedule against schools like Maryland, UNC, and Duke and maintained a 10-6 record. Michelle tied for 5th in scoring that year and won the Commodore Award for the best attitude and hustle. Coach Sebastian was the head coach at Hinsdale Central High School in Hinsdale, IL from 2006-2009. During her tenure the team ended up 3rd, 1st, 3rd, and 3rd in State, respectively. She is the only female to achieve this honor in Illinois. She is now a head coach at Montini Catholic and looking to build a new dynasty. Coach Sebastian is a founding member of IGLA, which promotes girls youth lacrosse in the Chicagoland area (www.iglax.org). Michelle is the mom of three beautiful girls and coaches the 2017 Travel team. firstname.lastname@example.org
Bobbie Sagan, Team Gear Director - Bobbie first started playing lacrosse in 1999 at Glenbook South High School. Her senior year, Bobbie was MVP, 2nd team All-State and a Senior All-Star. Bobbie attended college at Western Michigan University where she graduated with a degree in communications and Spanish. During those years she was captain as well as leading scorer. In 2006 she was named WCLL All-League player. Bobbie has also been a US Lacrosse Certified Official since 2003. Aside from coaching year round for Lakeshore and high schools in the area, Bobbie is a captain of Lakeshore's Adult Women's team and continues to spread her love of the game as much as possible.
Stephanie Barry- Steph went to high school at Warren in Gurnee, IL where she started playing lacrosse her junior year. Steph played on the first ever team there her junior year and was a captain. She was on the first ever varsity team at Warren her senior year where she continued to be a captain. Steph goes to Concordia University Wisconsin and is a senior. She continues to play lacrosse and also played ice hockey for two years. Her hopes are to coach for a high school in the Chicago land area upon graduation and continue to pass on her love for lacrosse to others.
Jamie Carlson - Jamie grew up in Glen Cove, New York where she was a 5 year varsity letter winner for Glen Cove High School under coach Jackie Gow. She was captain her senior year as the starting goalie for the Big Red earning two time All- County and Academic All-America honors. While also participating in tennis and track, she earned the superintendants cup and the Lola Schmitz Berg Female athlete of the year. In 2007 she was recruited to play Division 1 lacrosse at Stony Brook University on a partial scholarship for 4 years. She graduated in May of 2011 with a bachelors degree in health science and sociology earning deans list honors, three years on the America East Honor roll, and an undergraduate recognition award. In the summers of 2010 and 2011 she enjoyed coaching goalies and a young team for the Long Island Yellow Jackets travel lacrosse program. Currently she is attending Rush University in Chicago for her masters in Nursing.
Kara Feemster - Kara grew up in Grosse Pointe, MI and started playing lacrosse in 9th grade. Kara was recruited to play both lacrosse and field hockey at Denison University in Ohio. From there she went on to serve as the assistant varsity coach at her alma mater, University Liggettt High School. She has been coaching lacrosse at all levels for the past 7 years. Kara loves lacrosse and excited to be starting her third season with Lakeshore.
Laura Finfrock - Laura is a chicago native who first started playing lacrosse her first year at Deerfield High School. She played one year on attack and three years as a goalie. She went on to play at Adrian College in Michigan and started in goal her freshman year . In her senior year, she finished 37th out of 200 goalies in DIII and had a .482 save percentage. She was also named MVP her senior year. Laura graduated college with a degree in biology. Today she coaches for Lakeshore Regional travel and Lakeshore National travel 2014 as a goalie coach. For the 2013 spring season she was the assistant coach at Benedictine University in Lisle. Lacrosse is a large part of her life, she loves to teach the game and help the girls excel in this fast growing sport.
Alyssa Fullerton- Alyssa started playing lacrosse in 2004. She played as an attacker and midfielder for four years at Palatine Fremd High School. During Alyssa's senior year, she was the team's leading scorer and was named a US Lacrosse Academic All-American. Alyssa has been an active member of Lakeshore Lacrosse playing in the Select Program for two seasons and three seasons Lakeshore Travel. Alyssa has continued her involvement with Lakeshore by joining the coaching staff in 2009. Alyssa is currently plays midfield on the club lacrosse team of the University of Illinois where she is pursuing a degree in Elementary Education.
Mike Fullerton - Mike attended Bowling Green University in Ohio where he learned the game of lacrosse. Mike is currently the Director of the Fremd Feeder Girls Basketball program where he has coached girls in grades 5-8 for the last 10 years. He has been a part of the IGLA program in lake Zurich for the past 4 years. Mike helped coach the Lake Zurich HS JV Lax team Spring 2010 and is the head coach of the innagural Girls Lacrosse program at Hoffman Estates High School. In addition to holding a Level 1 Coaching certificate from USLacrosse, Mike also holds an ASEP certification through the IHSA which allows him to coach at the high school level. Mike’s goal is to help grow the sport of Lacrosse in the NW suburbs.
Lynn Gerbec - Lynn grew up in Chicago and started playing lacrosse as a Sophomore at Northside College Prep High School. She continued playing Division III lacrosse at Oberlin College where she graduated with a B.A. in Psychology. Lynn is the JV coach at Northside College Prep High School and plays with the Lakeshore Women's Adult Team. In addition, she is a certified US Lacrosse Official. Lynn recently obtained her Masters in Education and is looking forward to teaching for the Chicago Public Schools.
Sarah Jonathan -Sarah began playing lacrosse during her sophomore year of high school in her hometown of Clayton, CA. She feel in love with the sport and continued to play lacrosse along with basketball throughout her career at Clayton Valley High School. As captain of the varsity lacrosse team her senior year, she helped lead the Lady Eagles to a successful and competitive season. Currently attending Lake Forest College, Sarah helped establish the women's club lacrosse team and lead the team to a 10-2 inaugural season as a co-captain. Sarah coaches with both the IGLA and Lakeshore Lacrosse organizations. Sarah greatly enjoys working with the youth laxers, passing on her love of lacrosse to others.
Therese Louvar - Therese is originally from Villanova, PA and played lacrosse at Radnor High School from 1992-1996 for Coach Phyllis Kilgour. She was an All American, All County, All Main Line selection Junior/Senior Years and played club for Philly 1 Schoolgirls her sophomore, junior, senior year. Therese went on to play Division 1 lacrosse at Loyola College (MD) from 1996-2000 where she played midfield and defense in 4 NCAA appearances and 2 Final Four appearances. She currently resides in Lincoln Park, is married and has a chocolate lab. She works as a Sales Executive for a financial services corporation. She is an IWULB Rated Official for 3+ seasons and US Lacrosse Level 1 & 2 Certified Coach.
Bobbie Sagan - Bobbie first started playing lacrosse in 1999 at Glenbook South High School. Her senior year, Bobbie was MVP, 2nd team All-State and a Senior All-Star. Bobbie attended college at Western Michigan University where she graduated with a degree in communications and Spanish. During those years she was captain as well as leading scorer. In 2006 she was named WCLL All-League player. Bobbie has also been a US Lacrosse Certified Official since 2003. Aside from coaching year round for Lakeshore and high schools in the area, Bobbie is a captain of Lakeshore's Adult Women's team and continues to spread her love of the game as much as possible.
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