Carolina Girl's Lacrosse Camps

Official Site of the University of North Carolina Girl's Lacrosse Camps

CAROLINA COACHING STAFF   *See below for additional Elite Camp D1 staff

Head Coach

University of North Carolina

Jenny Levy

Entering 25th Season
2016 & 2013 National Champions
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2002 ACC Champions 
11 NCAA Final Four Appearances, including 7 in last 10 years
20 NCAA Tournament Bids
2016 & 2013 National Coach of the Year
2016, 2010, 2002 & 1997 ACC Coach of the Year
Serves on the NCAA Rules Committee
Current USA Team Head Coach
Winning the 2016 and 2013 National Championship gives credibility to the Carolina Women's Lacrosse program and all that it stands for... and it starts at the top! The single most important factor of our camps is our superb coaching! The Carolina coaching staff is thrilled about having outstanding collegiate coaches, UNC players, as well as US players to assist with low camper to counselor ratio.
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With 23 seasons as a head coach at North Carolina under her belt, Jenny Levy is among the top coaches in women’s lacrosse history.  The owner of two national championships, she is the fourth-winningest coach in NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse history, the fourth-winningest active coach in the nation and a two-time National Coach of the Year. 


Levy enters the 2017 season with a career record of 295-106, including 60-29 in ACC play.


She has led the Tar Heels to nine appearances in the NCAA Tournament semifinals, including six in the last eight years.  Her 29 NCAA Tournament wins are fourth in NCAA history.


Levy is the fourth coach in women’s lacrosse history to win an NCAA championship as a player (with Virginia in 1991) and as a head coach. She is the eighth coach to win multiple NCAA titles.


In 2016, UNC set a school record for most wins (20) and fewest losses (two) in a season, went 7-0 to win the ACC regular season and won the second ACC Tournament and NCAA Tournament titles in program history. The Tar Heels also won a program-record 17 games in a row to close the season. Levy earned National Coach of the Year honors after the season. 

Assistant Coaches

University of North Carolina

Phil Barnes

Assistant Coach - Defense & Goalies
15th Season

One of the nation’s most experienced assistant coaches and a keen-eyed recruiter, Phil Barnes has been a key part of Carolina’s women’s lacrosse success since 2004. In November 2012, the IWLCA named Barnes its assistant coach of the year. On the field, Barnes works with the Tar Heel defense and goalkeepers, while also heading up the program’s recruiting efforts.   


Barnes was a former head coach at Holy Cross and the University of Massachusetts. He was the head coach at UMass for three seasons (2000-02), capturing the Atlantic 10 regular-season and tournament championships and leading the nation in scoring defense in 2000 and  head coach at the College of the Holy Cross during the 1996 and 1997 seasons, earning Patriot League Coach-of-the-Year honors in '96. 


Barnes earned a B.A. in history from Assumption College in 1998. He is a native of Milford, NH.

Katrina Dowd

Associate Head Coach - Offense & Draw
5th Season, 2013-2016, 2019
Katrina Dowd returns to Carolina after two years as the head coach at Oregon, where she compiled a record of 18-17 from 2017-18. Prior to departing for Oregon, Dowd was an assistant coach at Carolina for four seasons from 2013-16, helping lead the Tar Heels to NCAA titles in 2013 and 2016. 

A native of Yorktown Heights, N.Y., Dowd was a two-time first-team IWLCA All-America at Northwestern (2009, 2010), winning three NCAA championships (2007, 2008, 2009). She was the 2010 IWLCA Attacker of the Year and a Tewaaraton Award finalist. In her career, Dowd compiled 209 goals and 58 assists for 267 total points in 88 games. 

She is one of the most decorated international players in the sport's history, starring for the U.S. National Team from 2008-14. She scored a World Cup-record 26 goals in 2013 to lead the Americans to a gold medal. She earned All-World honors for her efforts and was named the Best Women's Player honor for 2013 by Lacrosse Magazine.

Grace Gabriel 

Assistant Coach
1st Season
Former Marquette standout Grace Gabriel joined the North Carolina women's lacrosse coaching staff as a volunteer assistant in September. 

Gabriel's duties will include scouting, team travel, player instruction and other administrative tasks assigned by head coach Jenny Levy. 

A three-year starter at Marquette and a second-team IWLCA All-American in 2018, Gabriel re-wrote the record book in Milwaukee, establishing school records in numerous categories, including single-season and career goals and single-season and career draw controls.

Gabriel graduated from Marquette in 2019 with a degree in finance. A native of Lancaster, N.Y., Gabriel was twice named Big East Co-Midfielder of the Year and was a three-time Big East and IWLCA All-Academic team selection.

2019 SUMMER ELITE CAMP - D1 COACHING STAFF

Staff commitments will be updated throughout the spring! Updated on 3/25/19

  • Colorado: Asst., Mitch Fenton
  • Cornell: Asst., Margaret Corzel
  • Denver: Asst., TBD
  • East Carolina University: Head Coach, Amanda Barnes Moore
  • East Carolina University: Asst. Emily Garrity Parros (US Team Player Pool)
  • Elon University: Asst., Beth Ellis Roberts
  • Harvard: Asst., Becca Block (US Team Player Pool)
  • High Point University: Asst., Kelly McQuilkin
  • Ohio State: Asst. Molly Hendrick (US Team Player Pool)
  • Wagner: Head Coach, Michelle Tumolo (US Team Player Pool)
  • Yale: Asst., Colleen Smith
  • Vanderbilt: Asst., Jill Doherty

  • University of North Carolina: 
    • Head Coach, Jenny Levy (US Team Head Coach)
    • Associate Head Coach, Katrina Dowd (US Team Player Pool)
    • Assistant Coach & Recruiting Director: Phil Barnes
    • Volunteer Assistant: Sarah Brown 
    • Director of Development and Engagement & Assistant Camp Director: Kara Cannizzaro 
    • Camp Director: Taylor Scotton

2018 WINTER ELITE CAMP - D1 COACHING STAFF

Staff commitments will be updated through the fall! Updated on 10/1!


  • Boston University: Asst., Robbie Pisano
  • Cornell: Asst., Margaret Corzel
  • Duke: Asst., Morgan Heisman
  • East Carolina: Head Coach, Amanda Barnes Moore
  • East Carolina: Asst., Emily Garrity Parros
  • Elon: Asst., Katrina Geiger 
  • Harvard: Asst., Caroline Margolis
  • High Point University: Asst., Kelly McQuilkin
  • Michigan: Asst., Ana Heneberry
  • Navy: Asst., Kelly Devlin
  • Ohio State: Asst., Molly Hendrick
  • Roanoke: Asst., Zach Tamburello
  • St. Joesph's University: Asst., Becky Lynch 
  • Towson: Asst., Mike Molster
  • UPenn: Asst., Ginny Capicchioni
  • Vanderbilt: Asst., Jill Doherty 
  • Wagner: Head Coach, Michelle Tumolo, US Team Player

  • University of North Carolina: Head Coach & USA Team Head Coach, Jenny Levy, Associate Head Coach Katrina Dowd, Assistant Coaches Phil Barnes & Taylor Scotton & Kara Cannizzaro

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & REFUND POLICY

ADDITIONAL COLLEGE COACHING STAFF

If a certain college coaching staff member is unable to attend an event, we will update the website accordingly. 

Our standard REFUND POLICY applies, should a camper choose not to attend. Please see information below.

REFUND POLICY


There is a $200 non-refundable fee if cancellation occurs for any reason. After June 7th & December 1st, NO refund will be made unless due to medical reason or illness. A doctor's note must be provided within 14 days of the camp starting date. We will apply the balance of the tuition towards a future camp. 

Balances and deposits are transferable to siblings or family members ONLY! There are NO REFUNDS if cancellation occurs 48 hours of camp start date.


Send or email medical note to: Carolina Lacrosse Camps, PO BOX 2804, Chapel Hill, NC 27514