Director:

Lisa Barnard

Lisa Barnard is the Director for Ohio Lightning Lacrosse.   She has extensive lacrosse experience.  She was on the coaching staff at Wittenberg University and Ohio Northern University.
Coach Barnard graduated from the University of New Haven (Conn.) where she was a four year letter winner on the women’s lacrosse team.  During her sophomore year, her team won the Northeast 10 Conference Championship and advanced to the NCAA Tournament her sophomore year.
She holds a Master’s of Education at Central Connecticut State University in Exercise Science.
Coach Barnard is a National Strength and Conditioning Association – Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.  She has served as a Strength and Conditioning coach for Prentiss Hockey Performance, Quinnipiac University, Ohio Northern University and Apex Sports Zone.
Coach Barnard is also a director of National 5v5 Lacrosse and National 7v7 Lacrosse.

Miami Valley Staff:

Michael Hilton

Mike Hilton is the Head Coach of Women’s Lacrosse at Carroll High school where he has led the team for the past three years.
Mike has experience at all levels of the game as prior to Carroll he was the Head Coach at Urbana University from 2013-2016 where he retired. Prior to that he was a Coach at University of Dayton for their club lacrosse program for 9 years.
Mike has over 20 years of experience in girls lacrosse and a wealth of knowledge to bring to the program.

Michele Sorenson

Michele Sorenson is currently the Head Girls Lacrosse Coach at Beavercreek High School.
She has helped grow and start the Lacrosse program in the Beavercreek area five years ago. Going into her sixth year coaching the Varsity team at Beavercreek High School. She loves the game of lacrosse and is eager to continue to help grow the sport in the Dayton area and help girls obtain the opportunity to play at a collegiate level.

Toledo:

Sierra Wagoner

Sierra Wagoner is going on her 4th season as the Perrysburg High School girls varsity lacrosse coach. She started out playing lacrosse at Notre Dame Academy, where her senior season, 2014, the team made it to the Elite 8 in Division 1.
As a midfielder, she then attended Bowling Green State University where she played club lacrosse for 4 years and served as a team captain for 3 years. She currently is in Graduate School for a Masters Degree in School Counseling.

Allison Phillips

Allison Phillips is currently in her first season as the Assistant Coach at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, OH.
Prior to joining the Heidelberg staff she was a member of the Division 2 Walsh Women’s Lacrosse Team. While at Walsh she was a starter on the defensive end and helped the team reach some of the best seasons the program has ever had, including 2 post season appearances in conferences playoffs.
Alli is a Medina, OH native and a graduate of Medina High School. She was a member of the 2014 Division 1 state runner up team and the 2015 final four lacrosse team. Alli played club lacrosse for 8 years with one of the most competitive travel lacrosse programs in the state.