Boys Lacrosse Program
The Boys Lacrosse Program includes a Middle School team, Junior Varsity team, and a Varsity team. The program is under the direction of Coach Glenn Carter, who spent 18 successful years as a collegiate head coach in Philadelphia and Richmond. The Lacrosse Program practices on the River Field and Knight Field and plays games on Pajcic-Hunt Field.
Girls Lacrosse Program
The Girls Lacrosse Program includes a Junior Varsity team and a Varsity team. The Junior Varsity team is open to Middle School students as well. The Girls Lacrosse Program is led by Coach Mel Hicks. The Lacrosse Program practices on the River Field and Knight Field and plays games on Pajcic-Hunt Field.
About the Coaches
Glen Carter is starting is nineteenth year of coaching and his fourth at Episcopal. He has been the program director and varsity head coach his entire time at ESJ. In 2015 he lead the lacrosse team to a district championship and a district runner up finish the next two years. Coach Carter attended Ursinus College in Pennsylvania where he was also the head coach as an alumnus. During his time there as an athlete, he was named as a two-time first team all-conference and the recipient of the Neumann Knight Award, which goes to the school’s top student athlete. Coach Carter went on to be the assistant coach at Neumann University, the head coach at the University of Richmond, and the assistant coach for the Philadelphia Barrage when they won three world championships.
Mel Hicks has been coaching for eight years. She is currently starting her fifth year at Episcopal where she serves as the head girls lacrosse coach. Coach Hicks has won an impressive three district titles (2013-2015) with the Eagles. Coach Hicks is the recipient of the Coach of the Month award (2015) and of the Senior Choice award (2016). Prior to coaching, Mel played college lacrosse at the University of Detroit Mercy (2008-2010) and Jacksonville University (2010-2012). She won awards for Most Valuable Defender in her 2008-2009 season. Coach Hicks earned her master’s degree in kinesiology in 2015 from Georgia Southern University. In her spare time, Coach Hicks serves as the head coach for the LaxManiax elite travel club.