Crush Elite is a competitive girls travel lacrosse program. We focus on comprehensive player development and emphasize leadership, teamwork, integrity, focus, and commitment.
Teams are led by coaches with over 20 years combined of coaching/playing experience at both the youth and collegiate levels.
Crush Elite travel lacrosse teams are based on graduating years. Current graduating years:
- 2022 - 2026
Tryouts: March 21, 2021
Crush Elite will hold tryouts on March 21, 2021 for summer teams. Select athletes will be offered an invitation to join a Crush Elite team and register after tryouts.
Register today for tryouts and stay informed on the Crush Elite process.
Summer 2021 Tournament Schedule
Crystal Coast Showcase; Emerald Isle, NC
5/23 (MS Team only)
Lotus Lacrosse Playday; Charlottesville, VA
Carolina Lax Fest; Florence, SC
Prime Time Seaside Showdown; Virginia Beach, VA
6/12-6/13 (2022, 2024 White only)
IWCLA Southeast Cup; Winston Salem, NC
River City Challenge; Midlothian, VA
*All Dates subject to change
Summer 2021 Practice Schedule
Note: 2025-2026 Team Practices end May 19th.
Summer 2021 Travel Fees
High School Teams:
2024 White: $775
2024 Blue: $725
Middle School Teams:
Fees include all tournament fees, 18 practices, field rental fees/associated costs, and coach travel expenses.
A payment plan will be available with final balance due prior to the first tournament.
2022-2023 Team Coaches
Head Coach 2021-2023 Team
Assistant Coach 2021-2023 Team
Carlos M. Sanchez Jr. served in the U.S. Navy for 15 years. He is currently the Head Coach for the Girls Varsity Lacrosse team at Tallwood High School. Carlos has 10 years of lacrosse coaching experience, 8 years as an assistant coach and 2 years of being a head coach. He has been part of Coastal Crush Elite Travel Team for 3 yrs.
2024 Team Coaches
Catherine "Caddie" Hardy
Head Coach 2024 Team
Caddie has over 20 years of lacrosse experience. She was a three-sport athlete all four years at New England College in soccer, basketball, and lacrosse. Caddie has extensive coaching experience as the Assistant Woman's Lacrosse Coach at New England College, head coach at Hartwick College and Bridgewater State University. Locally, Caddie serves on the board of US Lacrosse Tidewater.
Assistant Coach 2024 Team
Lauren is a Virginia Beach native, college lacrosse player, and experienced coach. Lauren walked on her NCAA DIII college lacrosse team as a sophomore at Mary Baldwin, where she played 3 years. Lauren has over six years of lacrosse coaching experience from 8U to 14U. Lauren has a deep sports background with a Masters in Sports Administration.