Experience + Exposure Coaches are passionate about helping girls pursue their dreams on and off the lacrosse field. We have all played college lacrosse and are ready to help our players find that same opportunity.  We value risk-taking, communication, and embracing the Underdog.

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MICHELE RUTH

Michele is the Founder of Barefoot Lacrosse and is passionate about helping girls find their best opportunities for lacrosse and life. She was Captain of the Lacrosse and Field Hockey Teams at Lehigh University and played in multiple national championships in both sports.After graduating in chemical engineering, she moved to New Zealand where she did extensive solo trekking and open-ocean swimming. She returned to Lehigh to coach DI field hockey and lacrosse and earned her Masters in civil engineering / hydrogeology. She moved to Annapolis, Maryland to be a groundwater consultant and also coached club and college lacrosse there. Michele moved her family and engineering business to Florida in 2002, where she became immersed in surfing and coaching high school and club lacrosse. Michele was the Technical Director for the New Zealand National Team for the 2017 World Cup. She currently runs Launch Lacrosse Clinics and is a private recruiting specialist, focused on helping players find the best college fit.

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ZOE SMITH

Zoë Parker Smith is known for coaching the whole athlete to help each player compete at the top level possible and enjoys finding the best college match for her athletes. Smith is a college recruiting consultant. Most recently, she was the owner, director and coach at Summit Lacrosse for over ten years. Summit's national teams feature elite players from Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio. Smith is the Head Coach of the New Balance (formerly Under Armor) Southwest Team and the Regional Director for Athletes Unlimited Futures program. Originally from Baltimore, MD, Smith played on the women’s lacrosse team at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, leading the Tar Heels to the NCAA Semifinals in both her junior and senior years. As a senior, Smith was Team Captain, and won the Class of 1996 Leadership Award. Smith was on the University of Denver women’s lacrosse staff for four years and a High School Varsity Head Coach for 13 years. 

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JORDAN  SANOCKI

Jordan has coached with Ultimate Lacrosse for the past four years and is currently the club's Chester County Regional Director and the Head Coach of the PA 2026 Team and the Elite 2026 Team. Jordan is also currently the Assistant Coach at Central Bucks High School West. Jordan played DIII lacrosse at Delaware Valley University, where she was a defensive midfielder and specialized at the draw and on the draw circle. Jordan graduated from DelVal in 2017 with a B.S. in Sustainable Agriculture Systems. She has played lacrosse and field hockey competitively for 17+ years and has coached female athletes for 10+ years.

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NINA SUTTON 

Nina is a defender from New Zealand who is also formidable at the draw.  She played D1 lacrosse at Central Connecticut while earning her BS in Exercise Science She is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach. She is currently using her Covid year to play lacrosse at Life University while pursuing her Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine. Nina represented New Zealand at the 2017 Women’s Lacrosse World Cup where New Zealand placed 8th in the World and coached multiple teams in Auckland. Nina loves being active. When she is not on the lacrosse field, she is lifting, hiking or at the beach.

KALI GRISEWOOD

Kali Grisewood played DII Lacrosse for the University of Mount Olive in North Carolina as a mid/attacker from 2013 - 2017.  Kali has played lacrosse competitively for 17+ years, has refereed for 10+ years, and has coached female athletes for 8+ years; with experience in coaching all ages from kindergarten through college. Kali is currently Head Lacrosse Coach for Central Bucks West High School (Doylestown PA) and Ultimate Lacrosse Club, formerly coaching for several schools and clubs along the way. In addition to coaching, she is also an active US Lacrosse Official and has held several director of sport positions. 

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