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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.


Coastal Crush Elite- June 2019

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

Coastal Crush Elite, Virginia beach/Hampton Roads in Victory Fall Classic in Delaware

Summer 2021 Practice Schedule

Note: 2025-2026 Team Practices end May 19th.

Summer 2021 Travel Fees

High School Teams:
2022: $775
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.


Crush Elite teams play in the area's most competitive lacrosse tournaments.

2020 - FALL

Cape Carteret Play Day;
Emerald Isle, NC
Lax Clash;
Bel Air, MD
Raleigh LaxFest;
Raleigh, NC
Fall Throwdown;
Frederica, DE

2020 - SUMMER

Lax Splash;
Baltimore, MD

Charlotte Lacrosse Invitational;
Rock Hill SC

Upstate Classic, Carpetbagger Lacrosse;
Spartanburg SC




2019 - FALL

Lax Splash;
Baltimore, MD

Charlotte Lacrosse Invitational;
Rock Hill, SC

Upstate Classic, Carpetbagger Lacrosse;
Spartanburg SC

2019 - SUMMER

Charlotte Lacrosse Invitational;
Mooresville, NC

Lake Norman Classic;
Mooresville, NC


2022-2023 Team Coaches

HAmapton Roads Lacrosse_Coastal Crush Coach, Stephen

Stephen Morris
Head Coach 2021-2023 Team

Coach Morris played  college lacrosse at Lynchburg College from 1998 - 2001. Coach Morris coached high school boys at Edison High School in Alexandria, VA from 2003 - 2015 and is the current head coach for First Flight HS girls lacrosse team since 2016.
HAmapton Roads Lacrosse_Coastal Crush Coach, Carlos

Carlos Sanchez
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

HAmapton Roads Lacrosse_Coastal Crush Coach, caddie

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.

HAmapton Roads Lacrosse_Coastal Crush Coach, Lauren

Lauren Logan-Gates
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.