Stephanie McNesby has been named Head Coach of the Bolles Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse Team and will join the Upper School Social Studies faculty. McNesby has valuable experience as a lacrosse coach and player and educator.
McNesby comes to Bolles from Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish, Washington, where she taught Theology and History and served as the Girls’ Lacrosse Head Coach. She also taught U.S. History and Social Studies at a charter school in Tacoma, Washington, and served in the Teach for America Corps where she taught reading classes at Ed White High School in Jacksonville. McNesby served as the Upward Bound Summer College Prep Program Coordinator at Temple University as well.
McNesby’s coaching experience also includes serving as the Local Development Officer with the English Lacrosse Association in Manchester, England, an assistant coach with the nationally ranked Agnes Irwin School team in Pennsylvania and as a club lacrosse coach with the Seattle Starz and Ultimate Goal Lacrosse. McNesby is familiar with the Bolles lacrosse program after serving as an assistant coach to the 2017 squad that won the program’s lone district title.
As a four-year starter on the lacrosse team at Holy Family University, McNesby earned numerous honors including Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Year, multiple CCAC All-Conference and All-Tournament Team honors and CCAC Player of the Year. She also played on the soccer squad at Holy Family, earning the Division II Athletic Directors Association Academic Award.
McNesby earned her bachelor’s degree in History and English Literature and master’s degree in Secondary Education and Teaching, both from Holy Family. She participated in the Harvard Business School’s Certificate in Leading Change in School program as well.