Meet The Team
- Fire Program Head
- Director & Coach - Santa Monica
Meghan has been at the head of Fire Lacrosse since its inception in 2016, growing the program from an 8 person roster to five full rosters of teams and several championships. Her vision and dedication for creating a unique club experience largely contributed to the rapid growth of the program. A native of Annapolis, Maryland, Meghan was an All-American defender and captain at Salisbury University leading the program to two national championships. Meghan has extensive coaching experience, including our CREST after-school program, the Dragons recreational program, Marlborough High School, WDNT, Under Armor, and of course Fire. Meghan also runs the business side of things alongside Randy Grube.
- Director - Conejo Valley
Maggie played Division I lacrosse for the University of Virginia, where she was also team captain. She has a teaching degree and coached on the East Coast prior to moving to California. She presently coaches at Westlake High School, Cal Lutheran University, a Division III school in the Conejo Valley, and of course Fire. Maggie is passionate about teaching and lacrosse and has already had a big impact on the field with our young athletes.
- Director - South Bay
Trenna is from the Onondaga Nation in Upstate NY, widely known to be "the home of lacrosse.” Trenna has a strong cultural background and spiritual connection to the sport as a Native American female athlete. Her lacrosse career included the highest ranks of the high school level, Division I lacrosse at Syracuse, as well as being captain of the Iroquois Nationals at the Women’s World Cup. Trenna has also coached for a large number of club and school programs in Los Angeles, and most recently took the UCLA Bruins to the WCLA championships as head coach. Trenna joins Fire Lacrosse as the director for the South Bay region and special projects.
- Founder & President
Randy is a driving force behind the Fire organization. In the last 3 years he has been deeply involved in planning out the long-term trajectory of this program, and made sure that the program we are creating does its best to empower our players, as well as our coaches. Randy deals with matter large and small and you will see him on the field interacting with players, cleaning up and shooting photos and video. Randy also runs the business side of the organization alongside Meghan Toomey.
Maddy was part of the original crew that built Fire. She has had different roles within the organization and recently started MOJO Lacrosse to focus on providing recruiting services and products. Maddy will be on the field and in the classroom with our players to help guide them through the process of playing at the next level. Maddy currently coaches with South Bay Lacrosse Club, Mira Costa High School and of course Fire.
Originally from Baltimore, MD, Annie played for high school powerhouse McDonogh, where she went undefeated for all 4 years. She was then recruited to play for Campbell’s inaugural team. Annie is a vital component to our middle school team’s success, with her vast knowledge of the game and the constant positive energy she brings. Annie also works as a personal trainer for Equinox and brings her extensive knowledge of performance training to the field.
Mac is the head of the women’s lacrosse program at Cal Lutheran University. She comes to us originally from eastern Pennsylvania by way of Tennessee where she had been the Head Field Hockey and Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach at The University of the South. Prior to her time in Sewanee, Mac coached both field hockey and lacrosse at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD while earning her master’s degree in counseling. Mac played both sports at Gettysburg College; as a goalie for the Bullets she earned a spot in the Division III NCAA tournament four consecutive years, ultimately winning the 2011 National Championship. Coach Mac looks forward to bringing additional insight to the Fire Lacrosse family as a current college coach and sports psychology enthusiast.
Katlyne Duffey joined the Fire program last summer and has been coaching for the past 6 years. She played in Colorado at Fort Lewis College. After graduating college with a degree in international business and a minor in Spanish, she started coaching at Pacific Palisades Charter high school 4 years ago. Coach Duffey specializes in working with high school players. She is extremely knowledgable and coaches with a lot of energy and passion.
Emily is originally from New Hampshire. She played lacrosse and field hockey at the collegiate level, and graduated from Springfield College in Massachusetts in 2015 with a dual degree in Health & Physical Education. After college she took up coaching and led her local high school to the league playoffs and their winningest season ever. Emily works at The Painted Turtle where she is involved in managing camps for kids with serious medical conditions. Since 2017 she has been coaching with both Fire Lacrosse and the Santa Monica Dragons. Emily is also the Varsity head coach at Culver City High School. Emily stands out because she combines a passion for teaching kids, has excellent lacrosse knowledge, and also has the formal training and ability of a teacher that allows her to work very well with players at all age levels.
Jamie hails from Whitehouse Station, NJ and grew ups playing soccer and lacrosse though high school. She played lacrosse with the Syracuse University club team and went on to coach lacrosse at Southridge High School while attending law school in Portland, OR. Jamie has been a Fire coach for almost 2 years now and has become a pillar of the program, specializing in working with middle school and high school players.
Sloan is a Baltimore, MD native and played lacrosse at powerhouse McDonogh High School. She graduated from Elon University in 2017, where she was a four year team captain, top scoring attacker, 4 year starter, and draw specialist. Sloan previously coached at M & D Lacrosse Club in Maryland. She won her first championship with Fire in 2017, and this year returns to the Fire coaching ranks after an extended hiatus.