Jess grew up in New York. She first got her hands on a lacrosse stick her freshman year at Tappan Zee High School. She played all four years of high school. After graduating she attended the University of New Hampshire where she studied History and played lacrosse her entire college career. After graduation she stayed local and played competitive women's lacrosse for Gotham lacrosse for five years. In 2013 she moved to Texas looking for a change of scenery. Once she landed in Texas she started her coaching career. She has coached girls' lacrosse at all ages since she has been in Texas. She has spent season with Vandergrift, Westlake and Lake Travis. Jess is currently the Varsity Defensive Coordinator for Lake Travis Girls' Lacrosse. Jess is also involved in youth lacrosee in Austin and THSLL. We decided to focus specifcially on girls' lacrosse during this discussion.