TLC 2016 White
John Meier played lacrosse and football at John Carroll High School in Bel Air, MD from 1979 to 1981 winning the MSA B lacrosse championship in 1980 and runner up in 1981. John attended McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College) and played both football and lacrosse until he transferred to the University of Maryland. After graduation, John moved to Dallas and played for the Dallas Lacrosse Club, winning the Texas club championship in 1991. John has spent 7 years coaching and acting as an age level commissioner for Carroll Manor girls lacrosse. Additionally, he has organized teams to play in post season tournaments while raising money for a charitable cause. One team, "Kasey's Laxers", won the Lax Clash tournament at the Lightening A level while raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in the name of Kasey Seymour. John has completed the following certifications by US Lacrosse: Level 2 Womens Coach certifed; PCA (Positive Coaching Alliance).
Randy Evensen is the Head coach of the 2016 White team. He played lacrosse at Dulaney HS where his Varsity team won the State Championships in 1980. Randy has been coaching youth lacrosse for 15 years; including stints with boys and girls programs for indoor and full field. He started coaching in 1995 with Kelly Post and is still currently coaching girls in the Lutherville Timonium recreation program. He has also spent the past 3 years coaching a local girls High School Club team for the summer, fall and indoor seasons.
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.
Cat Gordon attends the University of Louisville. She is currently a sophomore. As a freshman (2012) she started all 15 games and had the second most draw controls in school history in a season. She was second in the Big East for Draws per game, and 12th nationally for draws per game (averaging 4.73) and 71 total. Cat tied for fourth on the team with 13 goals and two assists as well as collecting 12 ground balls. She had eight games with at least five draw controls… and had a game high of 8 draws against Vanderbilt and Jacksonville. This was the third best single-game performance in school history. She finished the year on Dean’s List. Prior to Louisville, Cat attended John Carroll and was a three-sport athlete (tennis, indoor track, and lacrosse). She was the #1 singles IAAM tennis champion, received 1st team all county in lacrosse, and was named the John Carroll Most Valuable athlete her senior year.