High School Coaching Staff
Boys Varsity Head Coach
Jason grew up in Seattle, playing lacrosse for Queen Anne and Garfield High School. He played Goalie throughout his career and was awarded HS All-American his senior year. Jason went on to play D1 Lacrosse at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. Since college Jason has coached youth and high school lacrosse for 9 years all across the country. Jason previously coached Eastlake in 2019 as an assistant, helping the Wolves win the 4A State Championship.
Girls Varsity Head Coach
Lena's involvement in our local lacrosse community spans 2 decades. She began her lacrosse coaching career at the 7/8 level when Lake Samm Lacrosse Club was still the Eastside Eagles. She moved on to become the first Lake Samm high school coach and was instrumental in growing the high school program. After taking time off when she had her second daughter, Lena returned to Lake Samm for a few years before moving on to begin coaching her own daughters in their youth sports. Now that her girls are getting older, she is excited to be back coaching high school and helping develop the Eastlake Girls Lacrosse program! For Lena, coaching is about teaching life skills through sports, and she feels most accomplished when seeing the growth in her players' maturity as an individual and as a teammate.
In addition to coaching, Lena teaches part time in the Wellness Department at Eastlake High School. She has lived and taught in this community for 17 years with her husband (also an EHS teacher) and 2 daughters. When not coaching, teaching, or spending time with her family, Lena can be found trail running, playing soccer, reading, and hiking.
Boys JV Head Coach & Varsity Assistant Coach
Girls JV Co-Head Coach
Olivia McCarey started playing lacrosse in fifth grade for the Eastside Eagles program and continued to play through the Lake Samm program in high school. As well as playing in the spring she also played on the Vand'al lacrosse club Green Team since her freshman year of high school, traveling to other states in the off season to play lacrosse. Her senior year she was one of the captains leading the team as well as winning an All-Conference award for defense. She has always had a passion for teaching and guiding younger girls, always aspiring to eventually become a coach and hopefully a teacher in the future. Currently she has been working with the Vand'al Next Level middle school team as an assistant coach.
Olivia is an Eastlake alumni, graduating in 2019, and continuing her education at Bellevue College to finish her Associates Arts and Science degree and transfer to University of Washington fall 2020. When she isn't focused on lacrosse or school, Olivia works as a barista at Starbucks as well as helping out at her dad's bakery.
Girls JV Co-Head Coach
Megan (Coach Megz) played basketball for a majority of her youth and then went on to play lacrosse at Western Washington University. After dedicating a significant portion of her life to playing the sports she loved, she made the switch and found a passion in coaching. She has coached lacrosse, basketball and volleyball at both the youth and high school level. She has spent nearly a decade in the gym as a member of the Lady Wolves Basketball Family and is excited to also have the privilege to be part of the Eastlake Lacrosse community and help grow the girls program.
When not coaching or working in technology, Megz loves to spend time with her husband (aka Coach Novak), daughter, son and pitbull. If there's any time left over she can be found running, baking or watching a Disney movie.
Boys Assistant Coach
Girls Varsity Assistant Coach
Youth Coaching Staff
Jeff Gallucci - Boys 7/8 Cardinal
Chris Santini - Boys 7/8 Cardinal
Jan Karachale - Boys 7/8 Black
Ryan Brumfield - Boys 7/8 Black
Blake Randall - Boys 7/8 Black
Sean Goldie - Boys 7/8 White
Greg McIntyre - Boys 3/4 Black
Shane Clarke - Boys 3/4 White
Dave Oliphant - Boys K/2 Black
Scott Aungst - Boys K/2 Black
Martin Carlson - Boys K/2 White