We will help you showcase your talent in front of the coaches and recruiters who can help you fulfill your dreams. Bottom line: if you have the talent, inclination and drive to play at the next level, Starz will provide the coaching, guidance, exposure and personal attention to make it happen. Not just words – we have the credentials to prove our claim. Our horizons aren’t limited to Washington’s borders, we are national.
Girls Fall 2018 Teams
- HS Elite
- 2021 Elite
- 2022 Elite
- 2023 Elite
- 2024/25/26 Elite
2018 Girls Fall Tournaments
Please note that the following tournament schedule is preliminary and may change.
Saturday September 8th
Marymoor Park – Field 1
6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE
Redmond, WA 98052
HS Girls Info:
Check-In & Warm-up – 7:15 a.m.
Try-Out – 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Parent Q&A – 8:00 a.m.
Ages: As of 2018/19 Academic Year
- 2019 12th Grade
- 2020 11th Grade
- 2021 10th Grade
- 2022 9th Grade
MS Girls Info:
Check-In & Warm-up –9:15 a.m.
Try-Out – 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Parent Q&A – 10:00 a.m.
Ages: As of 2018/19 Academic Year
- 2023 8th Grade
- 2024 7th Grade
- 2025 6th Grade
- 2026 5th Grade
The price for Fall 2018 for the teams below will be all inclusive aside from airfare. It includes all tournament registration fees, lodging, food at tournaments, ground transportation at tournaments, uniforms, practices, coaches and coach travel, fields, etc. There are no other charges for the season; this fee is all inclusive aside from airfare.
- HS Elite – TBA
- 2021 Elite – TBA
The price for Fall 2018 for the teams below includes all tournament registration fees, uniforms, practices, coaches and coach travel, fields, etc. There are no other charges for the season; this fee does NOT include lodging, food at tournaments, ground transportation, etc.
- 2022 Elite – TBA
- 2023 Elite – TBA
- 2024/25/26 Elite – TBA
Lyndsey Gillis is the varsity head coach and program director of Mercer Island Girls’ Lacrosse and the 2017 WSLA Coach of the Year. She also currently serves on the WSLA board. Prior to taking on the MI position, Gillis spent four seasons as the varsity head coach at Seattle Preparatory School and two seasons at Greenwich Academy in Greenwich, CT. A standout midfielder at Bowdoin College, Gillis was a member of three NCAA tournament teams and an Academic All-American. She earned her Master’s degree from the University of Washington.
Ruth Bonner spent nine years coaching at the NCAA DIII level, most recently as the head coach of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. During that time she coached four NCAA All-Americans, seven IWLCA All-Region players and three NCAA tournament teams. Bonner played women’s lacrosse and was on the inaugural field hockey team at the University of New England where she was named UNE Female Athlete of the Year in 2005. She earned her Master’s in Sports and Exercise Studies from Smith College.
Kasey Uhlenhuth is a graduate of Harvard University where she was a three year member of the Crimsons women’s lacrosse program. The Kentucky native was a KGLA All-Star team member , KGLA All-State team selection and a two time Academic All-American.
Stevie McNesby was a highly decorated four year starter and two year captain at NCAA D2 Holy Family University. The former Tiger was named to the CACC All-Conference team four times ( twice on the second-team, twice to the first-team) and to the CACC All-Tournament team twice. She was the CACC Rookie of the Year in 2010, the Player of the Year in 2012 and a D2 Athletic Directors Association Academic award recipient in 2015 (as a member of the Women’s Soccer team). After her collegiate career, McNesby was a Local Development Officer for the Stockport Lacrosse Club in England. Stevie was most recently an assistant coach for the Agnes Irwin Academy’s girls lacrosse team in Pennsylvania and a coach for the Ultimate Lacrosse club program following a stint as an assistant coach at her alma mater.
Jocelyn Davee is a graduate of the University of New England where she was a four year member of the Women’s Lacrosse team. In 2017 she was named the Commonwealth Coast Conference Senior Scholar-Athlete of the year and to the IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Roll. The Nor’easter midfielder was selected to the CCC Second-Team twice and was a team captain her junior and senior seasons.
Alex Foreman, a Seattle area native and HS Academic All-American, played NCAA D1 lacrosse at the University of Southern California. Over the past eight years she has coached at the club level for Munday Lacrosse, X-Team, Cascade Clash and Seattle Starz. She is currently in her first season as the head coach of Eastside Catholic’s varsity girls’ team, her second overall on staff. The Crusaders won the 2017 WSLA State Championship.
Danielle Morgan grew up in Washington and played HS lacrosse for the Mukilteo Lacrosse Club. She was recruited to play at Aurora University in Aurora, IL, where she double majored in English and Secondary Education, with a minor in Special Education. During her time at AU, Danielle was a three year captain, a two time MWLC First Team All-Conference selection, a team MVP and was a student-coach her senior year. After graduating she returned to the west coast and spent the past season as the Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach position at Pacific University.
Helen Hansen is a 2016 graduate of UC Berkeley where she was a four year member of the women’s lacrosse team. Cal’s program has been a member of the MPSF conference, the only D1 conference in the west to have women’s lacrosse and in 2018 will look to challenge perennial west coast powerhouses in the first season the PAC-12 conference will recognize the sport and hold a championship. The former Bear goalkeeper brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise between the pipes to the Seattle Starz sidelines.
Steph Moffat is a graduate of Seattle University where she was a four year member of the women’s lacrosse program (WCLA D2). In her time at SU she was a three year captain and president, a 2 year MVP and a student-coach her senior year. Moffat continued to coach the SU program for two years after she graduated. She has also had coaching stints at Kennedy HS, Nathan Hale and is currently on the Mercer Island staff.
Penny Moss is a veteran Starz coach who brings a wealth of knowledge to the sidelines. Moss’ playing career began in 4th grade and spanned through her years at Notre Dame where she played intra-mural lacrosse as the sport was not offered otherwise. While in South Bend, she was a 4 year member of the Fighting Irish field hockey team. Penny is currently a member of both WWLUA and WSLA boards in addition to being the Head Coach of the ISD girls’ varsity squad.
Jenny Cooper is the Director of Environmental Education & Sustainability at The Northwest School. She grew up playing lacrosse, basketball, and field hockey in Baltimore, MD, after which she played NCAA Division I lacrosse in college at UC Berkeley. Jenny has three seasons of coaching experience, most recently as an Assistant Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach for Roosevelt High School, and previously as Assistant Varsity Coach for the girls lacrosse and field hockey teams at National Cathedral School in Washington, DC. Jenny moved to Seattle in August 2016 after a year living in Singapore where she was a Henry Luce Scholar and also played competitive field hockey for the Tornados Hockey Club.