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Girls Lacrosse Coaching Staff

Coach Kacie Anderson - Director of Girls Lacrosse 

After a career-ending injury, Anderson decided to focus on coaching competitively in South Florida & Maryland.  Anderson started Women's lacrosse at Calvary Christian Academy in 2013.  Anderson also coached Varsity Girls Basketball at the same time and won CCA's first-ever District Championship.  Kacie tabbed Coach of the Year in 2014 for Girls Basketball.  Kacie stopped coaching basketball to build the sport of lacrosse at the school.  During Calvary's 2021 lacrosse spring season, Anderson took a team that was ranked 388th nationally and brought them to 54th ranking in the Nation, drawing in top recruits.

During the off-season, Anderson would coach 2nd-5th grade as well to develop young talent.  In 2019, Kacie and Drew Anderson founded Splash Lacrosse and trained 2nd-12th grade year-round in Fort Lauderdale.  Splash Youth started playing competitively around South Florida in 2020.  Anderson is excited to partner with Stealth Lacrosse to offer more opportunities to youth, middle school, and high school players and better prepare them for the next level.

Kacie is married to Drew Anderson and has two children, Parker and Piper.  During the day, Kacie works at Nationwide Mortgage under The Max Fisch Team, who is ranked in the Top 1% in the Nation for Mortgage Brokerages and Top 3 in the state of Florida.

Before coaching, Kacie played Division I Women's Lacrosse at Liberty University.  The Big South Presidential Honor Roll at Liberty University each year.  Kacie set the NCAA single-season record for draw controls in 2011 & 2012.  In 2011, the midfielder recorded 41 goals, 29 assists, 79 draw controls, 31 ground balls, and 21 caused turnovers.  Kacie was chosen for the all-tournament team following the conclusion of the NLC tournament and named All NLC Tournament Player of the Year in 2011 & 2012.  Anderson also volunteered time to be a prayer leader for Liberty's student leadership and mentor college peers.

In High School, Kacie was an Under Armour All American.  Totaled 152 goals, 112 assists, 109 ground balls, and 180 draw controls over her high school career.  Anderson played goalie and midfield widening her lacrosse IQ and field awareness. 2x State Champion. 2x County Champion lacrosse, 2x Region Champion, and 1x County Champion for basketball.  First Team All-County player for lacrosse and basketball.  Anderson was going to play Division I basketball but decided to play Division I lacrosse instead.

 

 

Coach Jan Malecki  

Jan Malecki is a former NCAA Division I athlete who played at Yale University while they were ranked in the top 20 nationally.  Originally from Long Island, Jan began playing lacrosse in the 8th grade at a time when the women's sport was just taking off in her region.  She recognizes the opportunities afforded to her both on and off the field due to her involvement in the sport and aspires to pay it forward, fostering a love of the game in as many young athletes as possible. 

Jan received her Level 2 US Lacrosse certification and is looking forward to her 7th season coaching youth lacrosse.  When she is not on the field coaching, Jan spends her days as a psychologist working in the clinical trials industry. 

 

Matt Bellando- Coach Boys/Girls & Offensive Specialist

Matt Bellando played collegiately for both Long Island University Post and Stony Brook University where he amassed 119 goals during his four years including 92 at LIU Post.  At Stony Brook University he helped lead the team to an American East Conference championship in his sophomore season.  At LIU Post he was a two-time All-ECC performer for the Pioneers while also being named the ECC Championship Most Outstanding Player as LIU Post won the ECC Championship in 2016.  A South Florida native, Bellando attended Saint Andrew's School where he was a three-time Palm Beach Post Boy's Lacrosse Player of the Year and three-time Us Lacrosse All-American as the Scot's won three FHSAA State Championships.  He was also named the Florida Dairy Farmer Player of the Year in both 2009 and 2010.  Matt is currently the Varsity Girl's Head Coach at Saint Andrew's High School.  He spent the 2017 season on staff at LIU Post as the offensive coordinator where he created game and practice plans as well as worked with player development.  He was a member of the Florida Launch during the 2017 and 2018 seasons.  Matt was the offensive coordinator for the Palm Beach Atlantic University Men's team for the 2018 and 2019 seasons.  He was the offensive coordinator/goalie coach for the Palm Beach Atlantic University (NCAA DII) Women's team. 

Coach Anthony Lofurno

Anthony has been coaching with Stealth Lacrosse since the inception of the program when it arrived at the Coral Springs/Parkland area in 2012.  In that time, he has coached teams at all levels from U9 through the High School levels for both girls and boys teams.  He is currently an Assistant Coach for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Varsity Women's Lacrosse Team, along with an Assistant Coach for the Stealth 2027 boys team.  Prior to that, he was an Assistant on the Stealth 2026 team.  He also served for 6 years as an Assistant Defensive Coach for the nationally-ranked Florida Select 2022 team.  Prior to that, he served as the President of the Coral Springs Chiefs from 2013 to 2018.  Anthony has served as a Coach for the Parkland Redhawks from 2018 thru 2020.  He was also a founding member of SoFlo Lacrosse and SoFlo Box Lacrosse.  Anthony's roots are on the ice, as a hockey player who moved to Florida, he found a shortage of ice time, Anthony found his way to lacrosse in High School where he fell in love with the game.  After graduating from the University of Florida in 1995, he continued to play hockey and lacrosse in Coral Springs.  While he no longer actively players ice hockey, he still occasionally laces up with the Buzzards Men's Lacrosse Team on Sundays.

 
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Coach Anna Myers

Anna is originally from Hopewell Junction, NY. In high school, she played for Hackley School (Westchester, NY) where she helped lead the team to two NYASIS championships. She went on to play at Haverford College ('20) where she was a captain and four-year starter. She was a recipient of the Gregory Kannerstein ’63 Award for leadership, was named to the All-Centennial Conference Team (x2), the All-Metro Region Team (x2), and was an IWLCA D3 All American. After graduating from Haverford in 2020, she moved to South Florida where she has been training high school athletes in the area and coaching for The Lacrosse Warehouse.

Coach Jordyn Lagrega

Coach Jordyn played lacrosse at Keiser University as a defender playing in every game. Coach LaGrega is originally from Bellport, NY. Coach was a 3-year varsity starter for Bellport High School and one-year varsity starter for St. John the Baptist High School on Long Island. Jordyn was also involved for 3 years with Suffolk County Girls Lacrosse Julia Nofi Jamboree where they hosted 3,000+ young lacrosse players in Bellport for charity. Coach was also a personal trainer at a 9-rounds kickboxing gym. Jordyn currently coaches for the Stoneman Douglas Girls Varsity lacrosse team and attends FAU as an exercise science health promotion and education major.