Krystin Porcella
Head Coach, 2011 U.S. U-19 Team

Current School:
John Carroll School (Md.)


Krystin Porcella, an assistant coach for the 2007 U.S. U-19 team that won a world championship, is serving as the head coach for the 2011 U.S. U-19 team that will compete for the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship in Hannover, Germany.

Porcella has been a highly-successful coach on the scholastic level, leading John Carroll (Md.) to the championship in the ultra competitive Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland conference in 2007 and 2008. Over the last four years, Porcella has led John Carroll to a record of 63-12 and the Patriots were ranked No. 2 nationally by Lacrosse Magazine in 2008.

Prior to coaching at John Carroll, Porcella served as assistant coach at her alma mater, Loyola University (Md.) from 2000-2004, and at Virginia Tech for two seasons. Porcella also serves on several boards including the Greater Baltimore Chapter of US Lacrosse and Lax for Leukemia. She is also a certified US Lacrosse Level 1 Coaching Education Program trainer.

Porcella was a four-year starter on defense for Loyola and helped the Greyhounds reach the NCAA tournament three times, including a trip to the national championship game in 1997. She earned first-team IWLCA All-America honors in 1998 and was a second-team All-America selection in 1997. Porcella also played soccer at Loyola and graduated as the school's career scoring leader.

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