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.
Kelly Swift, is the head coach of the 2014 team. Her high school years were spent playing in her freshman and sophomore years at Mercy and she was the captain during her junior and senior years at Hereford High School where she was a member of the All Stars during her senior year. Kelly attended University of Delaware from 1996-2000 where she was named the Most Improved Player during her Freshman year and Captain in her senior year. Her team won the conference championship from 1997-1999 and made the 2000 NCAA Tournament. Kelly was the co-founder and a player on her post-collegiate club team, Coburn’s.
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.