Amanda Keel- Girls Program Director and Varsity Head Coach
Coach Keel joins Westlake this season with passion for coaching and building lacrosse programs. She has been coaching lacrosse for more than 8 years across all segments from youth to collegiate and most recently was the Head Varsity Coach at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School. Prior to coaching she played collegiate lacrosse at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, Missouri where she was a four time captain, First Team NAIA All-American, and National Women's Lacrosse League player of the year. Additionally, she recently was inducted into the Missouri Baptist Hall of Fame both as a coach and player.
Gabby Nesi - Assistant Program Director
Coach Gabby has been with Westlake for 3 years. Gabby is a 2016 Graduate of Vanderbilt University where she helped anchor the 'Dores defense before a knee injury ended her season in 2014. Gabby was named to the 2015 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll. Additionally, she was one of 13 Vanderbilt student-athletes on a service trip to Costa Rica where she deliverd clothing to those in need. Before Vanderbilt, Gabby was a four-year varsity player for the Garden City (NJ) Trojans and led the team to four NYS Class B State Championships. Gabby was also a New York State Scholar in both lacrosse and field hockey.