COPPERMINE LACROSSE CLUB COACHES

Deanna Blood Sandstrom

Administrator Coach Manager

• 20+ years- Coaching Youth, High School, and Collegiate Women’s Lacrosse
• 15+ years- Directing Youth and High School Camps and Clinics for Players, Coaches, and Officials
• University of Denver: Developed the Division I Women’s Lacrosse program from Club and Division II-1994-2000
• One of the US National Teams Selection Coaches 1999
• Member of D I National Collegiate Ranking Committee 1998-2000
• Penn State: National Championship Team Member 1989, First Team All American and Team Captain 1992.
• Dulaney High School: 4X All Metro Lacrosse and High School All American 1988, 3X All Metro Field Hockey and Basketball. State Champions 1988.
• Dulaney High School Original Hall of Fame Inductee 2003
• Inducted into the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame 2014

Anna Borowiecki

Coach

• Dulaney HS Varsity 4 year starter, captain senior year, State Champion 2005
• Club Lacrosse for 6 years for ROME
• Named to the High School Tewaaraton Trophy watch list
• Named to the Mid Atlantic Regional team in 2004
• Recruited to play Midfield/Defense at Rutgers University
• Assistant coach for Towson University Club (WLCA) Women’s, with team placing 2nd at Nationals
• Administrative Manager for Coppermine Lacrosse Club

Audrey Byrd

Coach

• Played club with NEMS for 5 years.
• 4 year Varsity player at North Harford High. Captain for 2 years
• Played 4 years at Hofstra University. Regional Champions (2014-2015 season).
• Nominated Rookie Player of the Year Hofstra (2014-2015 season).
• Coached for NEMS 2018 for 2 seasons.
• Coached for Long Island Top Guns 2021 for 1 season.

Ty Cook

Coach

• Played on 2 MSA Championship teams – St.Paul’s School
• Tied midfield single season scoring record – Washington College
• Selected to play for North/South All Star Squad
• Hero’s League MVP/All Star team
• Played 10 years club lacrosse …. Chesapeake/Mt. Washington Clubs
• 16 years coaching rec, club, high school (5 years recruiting year experience)
• Past 4 years & currently providing individual instruction/team clinics

Michaela Duranti

Coach

• Played club for the Long Island Wave for 7 years
• 4 year Varsity player at St. Anthony’s High School. Served as captain her Senior year
• Played 4 years at Towson University, CAA Champions in 2013 and 2016
• Drafted in 2017 and entering her second season for the UWLX Women’s Professional League on the Baltimore Ride

Sarah Goodson

Coach

• 4 year varsity player at Dulaney High School
• Club lacrosse player with Skywalkers for 4 years
• 3 year varsity player for Salisbury University
• 2 time All-American (2009 & 2010) at Salisbury
• 2 time IWLCA National Defender of the year (2009 & 2010)
• Assistant Women’s Coach for St. Francis University (Division 1) in 2012-2013 season

Kristen Handy (Kreese)

Coach

• Calvert School, soccer, basketball, lacrosse coach, Baltimore, MD, 2015-present
• Convent of the Sacred Heart, Varsity Lacrosse Assistant Coach, Greenwich, CT, 2012
• Women’s JV Lacrosse Head Coach, Severna Park High School, Maryland, 2011
• Cornell University Varsity Women’s Lacrosse Team, Goalie, 2006-2010
• Awarded Cornell Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year, Ranked in the top 10 all-time at Cornell in saves per game, wins, goals against average and save percentage”, 2009
• Named National Defensive Player of the Week by womenslacrosse.com, Twice awarded Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week, 2009

Alex Jacobs

Coach

• Woodberry Forest School Varsity/All State/All Prep/Team Member
• Defender Denison University Two Time All American 91′-95′
• Four Time All Conference

Kevin Kaiser

Coach

• The Johns Hopkins University 1998 – Long Stick Midfield/Defense
• Philadelphia Wings (National Lacrosse League) 2000-2001 (2001 NLL Champions)
• Chesapeake Bayhawks (Major League Lacrosse) 2004-2006 (2005 MLL Champions)
• 2005 New Balance Bayhawks Sportsmanship Award Winner
• Former ESPN Radio MLL Lacrosse Analyst
• 6+ years’ experience coaching girl’s lacrosse

Anna Kim

Coach

• Member of Korean National Lacrosse Team (Playing in World Cup this summer)
• 2x Captain and 2nd all-time leading draws of Stanford Women’s Varsity Lacrosse Team
• Tewaaraton Award Watch List, MPSF Newcomer of the Year
• 2x MPSF Champions, 3 NCAA tournament appearances
• Coached for BearLax, Tenacity, Firehawks (CA)

Morgan Knox

Coach

• Played club for Skywalkers for 6 years
• 4 year varsity lacrosse player at North Harford High School, captain for 2 years
• Played 4 years at Hofstra University, third in points sophomore and junior year
• Coached for Long Island Top Guns for 3 years

Heather Kormanik

Coach

• Loch Raven High School 4 Year Varsity Team Member
• Midfielder for UMBC ’94-’98
• Holds School Single Season Scoring Record
• NEC Player of the Year

Tom Murrell

Coach

• Have Coached Girls Lacrosse for over 8 years
• Played Goalie for 4 years at Salisbury University
• 2 Time D III National Champion at Salisbury University
• Played Goalie for 4 years at North Harford High School
• 1990 State Champion at North Harford High School

Cristina Reitmeyer

Coach

• Ward Melville High School player
• Dulaney High School-Varsity Assistant 2006-Present (2016 State Champions)
• Developed and Coached various youth clinics 2014-2016
• Friends School- Varsity Assistant 2000-2005 (2004 Championship IAAM class A)
• Hero’s Club- Post-Collegiate League
• Towson State University player, 1992-94