TLC 2016 Red - Head Coach
Tom Angel was a multi letter winner in Baseball and soccer at Severna Park high school where he captained the 1983 state champion soccer team, later going on the university of MD to play soccer. Tom has actively been involved in coaching Soccer, lacrosse and basketball in the Towson area for the last 10 years and has been involved with the TLC program since its inception with his daughter playing on the 2012 team.
TLC 2021 Red - Head Coach
Liza Blue is a TLC alum, having played on the 2010 Red Team. She was a multi-sport athlete at Garrison Forest School where she earned high school All-American honors and was a member of the IAAM field hockey championship teams of 2008 and 2009. Liza went on to the University of Virginia to play field hockey and lacrosse in the 2010-2011 school year. After playing on an NCAA Final Four team with field hockey, Liza sustained an injury and was granted a medical redshirt in lacrosse. She then enrolled in a 5-year teaching program at UVA and chose to play only lacrosse for her following four years. In those four years, Liza became a two-time IWLCA All-American, four-time ACC All-Academic team member, and led the team in goals in 2014 and 2015. In 2014, the UVA team reached the NCAA Final Four and Liza was awarded the team’s Most Valuable Player that season. Overall, Liza finished her career ranking 5th all-time on Virginia’s career draw controls list and 7th all-time in career goals.
Since graduating from UVA in 2015, Liza has been the assistant varsity lacrosse coach at St. Anne’s-Belfield in Charlottesville, VA. Now back in Baltimore, she is excited to be back in the Maryland lacrosse community.
TLC 2019 White - Head Coach
Lisa Dixon was a former assistant coach at the University of North Carolina. She is currently living in Baltimore, and is the Special Assistant to the President and Special Events Manager for the Baltimore Ravens. Before accepting the position at UNC, Dixon was an assistant coach at Penn State University. Dixon graduated from the College of William & Mary in 1997. As a lacrosse goalkeeper, Dixon helped William & Mary earn three NCAA Tournament appearances. In the Colonial Athletic Association conference, she received first team honors, and was recognized as a CAA Scholar Athlete in 1996 and 1997. In Dixon's senior year, she received First Team USWLA and IWLCA/BRINE All-American honors. In June 1997, she was awarded the C. Markland Kelly award; otherwise known as the "Goalie of the Year" award for Division I.
TLC 2015 White - Co-Coach
TLC 2020 Red - Co-Coach
TLC 2018 White - Head Coach
TLC 2021 White
TLC 2009 - Head Coach
Coaching 22 more teams...
Mike Farrell, TLC founder, Director and Board Member, has a hand in coaching all the TLC teams and players from our youngest, newest players to our graduating, recruitable class. Mike was a defenseman at Calvert Hall High School where he was a member of the MSA Championship teams of 1971 and 1972, earning high school All-American honors in 1972. At the University of Maryland, Mike played in the NCAA Lacrosse Championships in all four years of his collegiate career, winning the championship in 1973 and 1975. He earned First-Team All-American honors in 1974 and 1975. He was a member of the ACC championship teams of 1973 and 1976. Mike received the William C. Schmeisser Award as the nation’s best defenseman in 1976 and Maryland’s Edwin E. Powell Award for great service to the game of lacrosse in 1976. He was also captain for the south team in the 1976 North/South Collegiate All-Star game. Mike played for the Maryland Lacrosse Club for 1979-82, winning the club championship in 1979 and 1982. He has continued his contribution to the sport of lacrosse as a coach at the recreational level.
TLC 2018 Red
TLC 2012 White
Four year lacrosse player for the University of Virginia Kathleen Gavin assists in coaching the 2012 team. In 1983 Kathleen earned the MVP award at UVA. Kathleen graduated from St. Paul’s School for Girls (SPSG) in 1979 where she played varsity lacrosse, hockey, and basketball. She now works as an attorney and pursues volunteer activities such as past board member at SPSG, coach for Towsontowne Rec, and class parent. She enjoys running 10ks, crew, and tennis when time allows.
TLC 2012 White - Head
TLC 2015 Red - Co-Coach
TLC 2022 Red - Head Coach
Kait Gentry is the Middle School Learning and Support Coordinator at Calvert School and a co-founder of CRC Lacrosse. At Calvert, she also serves as an advisor and coaches field hockey and lacrosse. Prior to starting CRC, Kait coached for TLC Lacrosse for seven years. While in college, Kait was a three-time NCAA Tournament participant and senior captain at Boston University where she majored in neuropsychology. Outside of work, Kait participates on the founding board of Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership in Baltimore.
A coach for TLC since 2008, Kait Gentry joined after graduating from Boston University. A four-year varsity member of the BU terriers, Gentry made four trips to American East conferences championships and three to the NCAA's. Kait Gentry was named to the conference academic honor roll and conference Commissioners’ honor roll all four years, awarded to Boston University's dean's list as well as IWLCA's academic honor roll. Captain of the squad her senior year, Gentry was also awarded the John B. Simpson award for student athlete leadership. Gentry graduated with a B.S. in psychology.
TLC 2010 Red - Head Coach
TLC 2013 - Head Coach
TLC 2019 Red - Head Coach
Megan Hanson has been actively involved with the TLC program since its inception in 2004. She coached the 2013 and 2010 Red teams and currently coaches the 2019 Red team. Megan also currently coaches Bryn Mawr School Middle School Lacrosse and Field Hockey teams. She previously coached the NBC Too 2009 team from 2003 to 2006, leading them to 5 championships. Megan coached in the LTRC Lacrosse Program from 1998 to 2006, and led her A teams to MYLA ‘A’ Championships in 2004, 2005, and 2006. In addition to her extensive lacrosse coaching experience, Megan coached Field Hockey in the Towsontowne program, leading her teams to Harvest Hockey ‘A’ Championships in 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.
Megan started her athletic career at the Severn School, playing Varsity Lacrosse from 1974 to 1980 and Varsity Field Hockey from 1977 to 1979. She received the C. Markland Kelly Award in 1980 and was honored in 2001 as an inductee to the Severn School Athletic Hall of Fame. At Hollins College, Megan played Varsity Lacrosse from 1981 to 1983 and Varsity Field Hockey from 1980 to 1982.
TLC 2022 White - Head Coach
Maura Kadan assists Kelly in coaching the 2014 team. Maura played lacrosse for at Mercy High School, where she was chosen as an all-star. She went on to play at Roanoke College and majored in Health and Physical Education. She was selected as a 2nd team All-American in her senior year. During her college career, the team went to the NCAA tournament twice. After graduation, she spent a year as assistant coach at Colgate University. She returned to her alma Mater and coached at Mercy High School for 3 years. In recent years, she has played for club teams in Baltimore and currently works as a nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
TLC 2019 Red - Co-Coach
TLC 2011 - Head Coach
Head coach Lisa LeBeau leads the 2011 team. Lisa began her coaching career as a graduate assistant at Mount St. Mary’s University in the fall of 2000 immediately following a successful athletic career at Salisbury University. Lisa was a member of the NCAA Tournament Team, Honorable Mention All-American, Mid Atlantic Regional All-American, 1st Team Capita Athletic Conference, and is a record holder at Salisbury for highest save percentage, shutouts, and career least goals against average. She was also a member of the nationally ranked women’s soccer team at Salisbury. After finishing at the Mount in 2003, Lisa continued to coach at Towsontowne Recreational Council for four years, winning the MYLA Championship in her first year. She was one of three coaches to take the Towsontowne team to the Friendship Games in Japan in f2005. Lisa currently coaches goalie camps and clinics across the country and also volunteers as a goalie coach at UMBC.
TLC 2015 White
Karl Lehmann assists Mike in coaching the 2015 White team. McDonogh School 1984 graduate and three sport student athlete, Karl played Football, Wrestled and played Lacrosse, captaining his Football and Lacrosse teams in his senior year. Lehmann graduated from Cornell University and was part of the 1987 and 1988 National runner-up teams his junior and senior seasons, earning the Joe Philip Memorial Award for his contributions the overall team effort in his senior season. Karl has been coaching McDonogh School’s girl’s lacrosse rec teams since 2002.
TLC 2018 Red - Head Coach
TLC 2018 Red
Butch Marino played high school lacrosse at West Genesee Senior High in Camillus, NY. At the University of Delaware, he was a First-Team All East Coast Conference in 1986 and 1987, named to the North / South Senior All Star team in 1987 and a two time All-American. Butch played with the Mount Washington Lacrosse club from 1988-1999 where he was a 6x All USCLA Club All Star in 88, 89, 90, 91, 93 and 94. Led Mount Washington to five USCLA National Championships in 90, 91, 93, 95 and 96 and was the USCLA National Championship MVP in 93. In addition, Butch played nine years in the Major Indoor Lacrosse League for the Baltimore Thunder and Pittsburg Bulls and was selected to the All Pro Team in 1991, All Star Game in 1991 and Pittsburg Bulls MVP for 1991. He was selected to the men’s United States World Team in 1994, where he led team USA to a world championship. Butch was inducted with the class of 2011 into the Baltimore Chapter lacrosse hall of fame. He has continued his contribution to the sport of lacrosse as a coach at the recreation level.
While at Johns Hopkins University, Sam Matz, MD, was a football running back. During his high school career at Milford Mill, Sam was tri-captain of the football, wrestling, and lacrosse teams. Sam also played for the Liberty/Heros lacrosse club. Since 1987 he has served as team physician for McDaniel College and Mt. St. Mary’s University. Sam is a founder and board member of TLC Lacrosse and serves on the boards of Carroll Hospital and Towsontowne
TLC 2017 Red
TLC 2020 White - Head Coach
Alex McGovern attended Towson High School where she was a four-year starter in lacrosse and field hockey. During those years Alex earned the Scholar Athlete Award, All-Academic Team, 1st Team All-Division, All-County Team, Sportsmanship Award, and Baltimore County All-star team. In her senior year, Alex was captain of the field hockey team. She played club lacrosse as well in high school and committed to Old Dominion University to play lacrosse where sheI earned the Commissioner's Academic Award in-season. Alex has also been coaching a varsity field hockey indoor team for the past 3 years.