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Lacrosse Coaches

SUA Lacrosse Coaches

 
G. Todd Graham -  Head Varsity Coach
Todd Graham is in his fifth year with the SUA Lacrosse program. A graduate of Ball State University and a member of Ball State’s lacrosse team, Todd continued his involvement with lacrosse by coaching youth and middle school boys with the Blue Jays organization and currently coaches girls’ club lacrosse with the Cincy Royals in the summer. His daughter is a 2012 graduate of SUA, and played lacrosse for 4 years in high school. Todd says, “making the transition from men’s to women’s lacrosse has been an exciting challenge and joining St. Ursula’s staff has been a privilege.” Todd shares the vision of US Lacrosse to offer people everywhere the opportunity to discover, learn, participate in, enjoy and ultimately embrace the shared passion of the lacrosse experience.
 
 
 
 
 
Andrea Berry - Varsity Assistant Coach 
Andrea is originally from Buffalo, NY, has 10+ years of lacrosse experience both on the field as a player and on the sideline as a coach. This is Andrea's fourth year at SUA and she enjoys teaching the Bulldogs the game she loves. As a player, Andrea was a 4-year starter and captain at both Williamsville North High School (Williamsville, NY) and Wittenberg University (Springfield, OH). She has also played for the Buffalo Wings, a travel team that played many tournaments on the East Coast. After graduating from Wittenberg, Andrea moved to Columbus, OH where she started she also started her coaching career at Westerville South. In 2012, Andrea moved to Cincinnati to pursue her MBA at Xavier and new career opportunities. Before coming to St. Ursula, Andrea also coached at Indian Hill High School. Andrea is excited to see the Bulldogs continue to improve and win games this year! 
 
 
  
 
Marie Foy - Head Reserve Coach
Marie was born and raised in Cincinnati, graduated from SUA in 2008, and is a third generation Bulldog. She graduated from the University of Dayton in 2012 with double major in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. She played varsity lacrosse and varsity basketball at SUA, played AAU basketball throughout middle school and high school, and played club lacrosse at UD. Since the 2013 season, Marie has been umpiring youth, middle school, and high school girl’s lacrosse in the Southwest Ohio region. This is her third year coaching the Bulldogs and first year as the Reserve head coach.
 
 
 
 
 

Ashley Bloom - Reserve Assistant Coach

Ashley graduated in 2004 from Tiffin Calvert High School in Tiffin, Ohio. While in high school, she earned varsity letters in both basketball and soccer. Upon attending Bluffton University and majoring in Sports Management, she also played soccer for four years and basketball for two years. Ashley was also the student assistant coach for the Softball program in 2008. After college she had an opportunity to run the youth baseball program at the Tiffin YMCA and has also directed several basketball. She began her coaching career as the junior high basketball and JV softball coach at Calvert for one year. After that she received an offer to coach at Hopewell - Loudon High School in Bascom, Ohio. Ashley was the head JV coach and an assistant varsity coach from 2010-2014. She has recently moved to Cincinnati where she is currently a package handler at FedEx Ground in Independence, KY. 
 
 

Michelle Platz - Assistant Coach

Platz will begin her second year coaching at Saint Ursula Academy as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2016 season. Originally from Cincinnati, Platz graduated from Saint Ursula Academy in 2011, where she was a two time team captain for the Bulldogs. She continued her lacrosse career at the University of Maryland Baltimore County where she competed for two seasons before transferring to the University of Cincinnati. Platz played her junior and senior seasons as a Bearcat while working on a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering. She is currently in her fifth year at UC, working as a Co-Op student at the United States Environmental Protection Agency while completing the remainder of her degree.