Jessica Griffin – Director of Player Dev. & Program Curriculum

  • 2026 & 2027 Head Coach
  • Current GCDS Varsity Assistant Coach & Larmonth Mamaroneck Youth Head Coach
  • Director of Player Development and Program Curriculum
  • University of North Carolina (Midfield) – 2010-2014
  • 2013 NCAA National Championship Team Member
  • 2010 & 2011 NCAA Sem-Finalist
  • Played in the 2009 Under Armour All-America game … Two-time All-America choice, earning first-team honors from US Lacrosse as a senior … Played for Coach Deb DeJesus at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School … Three-time team MVP (2007-09) and all-state choice … Four-time all-league selection … Named All-Scholastic by the Boston Globe three times … First-team Lower New England … Also played soccer and ran indoor track and cross country … Part of track relay teams that set school records in the 4×400 and the state record in the 4×800, winning the state championship three years in a row … The 4×800 relay team finished fourth in the nation … Honor roll student who was named to the Boston Globe All-Scholastic team.

(courtesy of UNC Athletics)

  • Former Coach at Nationally Ranked Georgetown Visitation
  • Midfield / Draw Specialist

Mackenzie Kirkup, Administrator

  • Current Greens Farm Academy JV Head Coach & Youth Head Coach
  • 2023 Head Coach

Mackenzie grew up in Arnold MD where she attended Severn High School and earned All-Conference as a junior … Second team All-County as junior and senior … Team captain and led Severn in scoring as junior and senior … Team MVP as a junior … Voted team’s best attacker as a senior … Played in Under Armour All-Star Game as a freshman … Member of CCLAX club team for four years and Maryland United for one year.

Mackenzie took her playing career to High Point University where she was  ,Big South Offensive Player of the Year, 3x All-Big South 1st Team, 2x Player of the Year. She is also High Point Program’s Leader in goals, assists and points.

Upon Graduation Mackenzie lived in Texas where she coached at Highland Park as the Assistant Varsity, Head JV and Head 7th/8th Grade Coach for 3 seasons while also working full-time as the Admission Coordinator at The Episcopal School of Dallas. Kirkup and her husband moved back east in 2018 .

Riley Hellstein

  • Current Wilton Youth Lacrosse Head Coach
  • 2025 Head Coach

 

  • IWLCA Senior All-Star
  • IWLCA All-Northeast Region Second Team
  • 2017 MAAC Player of the Year 
  • All-MAAC First Team
  •  MAAC All-Championship Team
  • MAAC All-Academic Team
  • As a senior led the team with 73 points, 56 goals, and four game-winning goals while making 16 starts…  The co-captain was also second on the team with 17 assists and 25 caused turnovers while collecting the third most draw controls (36)Hellstein’s 73 points and 56 goals both rank 5th most in a season in program history… Finished her career third in points (188), second in goals (141), second in game-winning goals (10), third in free-position goals (44), sixth in assists (47), and first in draw controls (170) in Fairfield’s  all-time record books. (Courtesy of Fairfieldstags.com)
  • Wilton Youth Lacrosse Coach
  • Currently works at Lax.com

Emily Meier

  • Current Sacred Heart Greenwich Varsity Assistant Coach
  • 2024 Head Coach

High School:

Played Varsity Lacrosse for five years at Sayville High School on Long Island , Four-time All-League, All-Conference and All-County selection … Led team to the 2009 Suffolk County championship … Also played basketball and soccer.

 

High Point University:

  • 2X Big South Champion
  • 2016 High Point University Female Athlete of the Year
  • Big South Conference All Tournament Team Selection
  • 2X All Big South First Team Selection
  • 2016 Team MVP Award Winner
  • 2X NCAA Tournament Appearance
  • North South Senior All-Star Game Participant

(Courtesy of High Point Athletics)

Coaching Experience

  • Assistant Coach of the Long Island Ducks lacrosse club team
  • Sayville Middle School Girls Head Lacrosse Coach on Long Island

PLAYER OF THE MONTH

May Player of the Month goes out to current 2020 and Duke Commit Jane Charlton (New Canaan HS)

  • 6 goals 1 assist vs Wilton
  • 3 goals 1 assist vs Darien
  • 2 goals 1 assist vs Ridgefield (including game winning buzzer beater)

 

TEAM SPOTLIGHT

SOUND 2020 RANKED TOP 10 BY US CLUB LACROSSE

  • Congrats to our 2020 players and coaches on their #9 ranking for their impressive fall showing! Rankings are based off of the results of 30 Fall Tournaments Nationwide. Rankings look at each individual team per age group and are determined using the following factors: Tournament strength, playoff outcomes, undefeated points, winning percentage and bracket placement. Our Sound Lacrosse program prides itself on competing in the top brackets of the best fall and summer tournaments.

EVENT SPOTLIGHT

2020-2021 SOUND LACROSSE TRYOUT INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION NOW POSTED

BOYS

NEW!

  • We are excited to announce new boys programming featuring Division 1 Head Coach Andy Copelan
  • Small group training, Tryout Prep, Camps, Speciality Clinics, Tournaments  and more!

Tryouts Open!

FALL 2020 – SUMMER 2021 TRYOUT DATES

 

Tryouts are for our Fall 2020 & Summer 2021 Sound Lacrosse Teams

ALL TRYOUTS AT Greenwich Country Day School

Players can attend one or both tryout dates/graduation year

 

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