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:
- 2021 - 2023
- 2025 - 2026
Tryouts: March 20, 2021
Crush Elite will hold tryouts on March 20, 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
Charlotte Lacrosse Invitational; Charlotte, NC
Prime Time Seaside Showdown; Virginia Beach, VA
Girls Beach Lax Fest; Ocean City, MD
LAXIN At The Beach; Virginia Beach, VA
*All Dates subject to change
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.
2025-2026 Team Coaches
Head Coach 2025-2026 Team
Attacker at United States Naval Academy (2018) where she was team co-captain, on NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship All-Tournament team, First Team All-Patriot League, Patriot League Most Outstanding Player, Inside Lacrosse All American, 2018 All Patriot League First Team, Midfielder of the week 5 times.
Assistant Coach 2025-2026 Team
Toni is a lifelong athlete. She played basketball in college at Minnesota State University, Mankato, lettered in multiple sports in high school, and currently plays adult soccer. Toni has extensive experience coaching youth lacrosse. Toni has over 8-years of experience as a boys lacrosse coach from 8U - middle school, including competitive travel teams. And, Toni has 4-years of experience as a girls lacrosse coach from 8U - middle school, including competitive travel teams.