Journey to Italy; A Love for the Game

“Are you here for business or for pleasure?” Thats always been a hard question to answer at the customs line. I mean, technically I’m staying with my family in Cusano (a

Lacrosse Team Chemistry

Every championship team has great team chemistry, but what about the championship quality teams that struggle to work together? Teams have an unspoken connection on the field and this is

Outback Adventure

It all started with an urge to check my school email one night after a late practice. I don’t know what the sudden urge to check it was but I

The Game

As I entered middle school I became burnt out with soccer, a sport I had played since I was eight years old. I took a look at my father, brother,

Journey to the Heart

There is an amazing book called “Journey to the Heart” by Melody Beattie. This book contains 365 days worth of daily mantras or short “essays” to guide the reader into

A Guide to the Women’s Lacrosse Lifestyle

I had known what lacrosse was…well Men’s Lacrosse. I threw the ball around with some of my guy friends in middle school and knew the basics. Then one day I

My Journey to Israel and Coaching in the World Cup

If you say yes to every opportunity that presents itself, then you might just find yourself traveling the world, following a career path that allows you to continue a lifelong

From Hockey Mom to Lacrosse Mom

I didn’t know it when it happened, but I was born a hockey mom. I played basketball in college and always thought I’d be a basketball mom, but I didn’t

“What does lacrosse mean to you?”

Lacrosse has been and continues to be, such an imperative part of my life. I have been fortunate enough to have been part of some of the greatest teams and

A Woman’s Passion to Win: From Lacrosse to Executive Leadership

Jeannette Bankes, a Minnesota based female medical device executive was named by Working Mother as 2017 Mother of the Year. She contributes her drive and passion to succeed in life