M.S. Sports Psychology
Coach Monti is the Lead Women's Instructor at ELEVATE Lacrosse Academy and was on the NGLA coaching staff as the middle school girls head coach. She was also a Team Georgia High School Coach for US Lacrosse and has helped coach for the Mill Creek Lacrosse youth and High School programs. Monti was a 4 year starter for Methodist University. She was named Rookie of the Year her freshman year, set the school record in draw controls, assists, caused turnovers, scoring, and ground balls. Monti specialized in draw controls at her school setting a season-high record of 123 and a career-high record of 279. She also received All-Conference accolades. A Buford, Georgia native, Monti played lacrosse at Mill Creek High school. During her time, she received Gwinnett All-County first team twice and was a first-team All-State selection for the Hawks her senior year.
FUN FACT: Coach Monti loves anime and is related to Jimmy Hendrix.
M.S. Sports Managment
Coach Nicole joins the coaching staff after most recently coaching for the Jr. Gladiators in Johns Creek, Ga. A native of Brewster, N.Y., she started coaching youth lacrosse during high school to spread the knowledge of the game and help develop the youth of the town. After graduating high school, she went on to play lacrosse collegiately at Roger Williams University. At RWU, Coach Nicole was a captain, All-Conference member, and helped the Hawks claim their first-ever Conference title. Since graduating college, she helped coach with various clubs, camps, and high school teams, spreading the love of the game. She worked for the Georgia Swarm in Duluth, Ga., to pursue her passion of lacrosse and media as a Digital Content Producer.
Coach Cynia was introduced to the game of lacrosse in middle school. During that time she moved to Duluth, GA and is now a proud alumni of Duluth High School. While at DHS she played on the varsity women's lacrosse and basketball team. During her lacrosse career she won a defensive MVP award. After high school Cynia decided to continue her collegiate career at Missouri Valley College. Cynia is now a graduate from Point University with a BS degree in Biology. In the fall she will be continuing her education at Life University in the Doctorate of Chiropractic program.
B.S. Sports Management
Coach Gwen played High School Lacrosse on a strong Hutchison High School team in Memphis, TN. She helped her team to three state championships during her tenure. She played travel ball for SkyWalkers Lacrosse in Baltimore, MD. She went on to play collegiately at Indiana University and was team Captain for 2 years. Coach Gwen spent 2 years at the Georgia Swarm front office as the Lacrosse Operations and Community Affairs Manager.
FUN FACT: Coach Gwen she has been to every state in the United States except for Hawaii, something she is actively looking to rectify, and speaks Chinese Proficiantly.