Girls Varsity Lacrosse
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March 11, 2019
Women’s U19 Head Coach Named for Uganda
The Uganda Lacrosse Foundation, in conjunction with the ULA, has tapped Christine “Chrissy” Schreiber to lead the first ever Women’s U19 Team Head Coach representing the Country in the 2019 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Women’s U19 World Games this August 1-10 in Peterborough, Canada.
Coach Schreiber is currently in her second season as assistant coach of the St. Anthony’s High School girls’ team in Huntington, NY. She has also served as a coach for the Long Island Express on the girls’ club lacrosse circuit. “I’m very excited for this opportunity and am looking forward to providing an experience of a lifetime for the young ladies,” said Schreiber after being selected.
Schreiber enjoyed a successful high school career as a two-time all-league selection, two-time captain, and was selected as a US Lacrosse All American player her senior year. There, she helped her team win four consecutive Catholic League Championships. Her passion for coaching and inspiring young women is evident by the many clinics she continues to host today.
She continued her lacrosse career at Rutgers University. There, Schreiber majored in a combination of Journalism and Media Studies, and Labor and Employment Relations. A four-year player for the Scarlet Knights and was the first person to receive the Rutgers Leadership Award in 2015 for her volunteer work and community service. In 2013, she worked closely with the Uganda men’s national team and had the opportunity to travel to Uganda as a volunteer, visiting many villages & cities.
Her father, Doug, is a member of the Long Island & US Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Her older brother, Thomas, is a member of the US Men’s National Team, participates in the National Lacrosse League and will play in the inaugural season for the Premiere Lacrosse League (PLL) the summer of 2019.
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The Uganda Lacrosse Foundation (ULF) is a US based 501 C 3 non-profit “dba” of the Africa Lacrosse Foundation, also a 501 C 3 entity organized to support the growth of lacrosse through international play at four FIL levels: senior men’s & women’s, U19 men & women. The ULF’s sole focus is on projects benefiting the athletes of Uganda. Your ULF donation is used in support of this current team’s effort to attend the FIL World Championship. No other entity is granted permission to raise funds or sell goods in support of the Africa Lacrosse Foundation DBA the Uganda Lacrosse Foundation without our express written consent. www.ugandalacrosse.org PO Box 16865, San Diego, CA 92176-6865 USA.
The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is the international governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. The FIL currently has 62 member nations and holds five World Championships: Men’s Lacrosse World Championship; Under-19 Men’s Lacrosse World Championship; Men’s World Indoor Lacrosse Championship; Women’s Lacrosse World Championship; and Under-19 Women’s Lacrosse World Championship. Each event is held on a quadrennial basis. The FIL is responsible for the governance and integrity of all forms of lacrosse and provides responsive and effective leadership to support the sports’ development throughout the world.