About MFL

Major Force Lacrosse has over 10 years experience in helping high school, middle school and youth girls lacrosse players improve their skills through comprehensive training and competition with opportunities to play at the collegiate level.

Success

Helped place hundreds of players at the collegiate level

Experience

Over 10 years with in-depth knowledge of the game and recruiting process

Training

Conducted by top college coaches at all levels

Meet Our Staff

The Major Force Lacrosse staff is comprised of coaches, players and parents that share a deep passion, understanding and love for the game of girls lacrosse.

Lisa Mitchelides

Executive Director

Lisa Mitchelides started Major Force Lacrosse, formerly Midwestern Force Lacrosse, over 10 years ago with the goal of providing girls lacrosse players of all ages with better training, experience and opportunities to play at the next level. Prior to starting Major Force Lacrosse, Lisa served as the Director of X-TEAM, a national girls lacrosse club led by Crista Samaras who was a former member of the USA Womens Lacrosse Team. Throughout her career, Lisa has helped over 600 girls lacrosse players transition on to play at the collegiate level. Lisa’s daughter Ashley, is a club alumni and went on to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Connecticut.

Joe Bluemel - Regional Director, Northeast Ohio

Joe brings over 10 years experience of coaching girls lacrosse in Ohio to Major Force Lacrosse. Joe introduced girls lacrosse to Strongsville, Ohio in 2008, coaching both the youth and middle school level through 2012. Since 2014, he’s been the girls Varsity Head Coach at Strongsville High School in Ohio as well as overseeing their JV team. Joe is married and has three adult children.

Elbert Enrique - Regional Coordinator, Northeast Ohio

Elbert has four years experience coordinating for Major Force Lacrosse and currently serves as the Assistant Coach for girls lacrosse at Hoover High School in Ohio. Elbert’s two daughters are current players for Major Force Lacrosse.

Becky Burns - Regional Coordinator, Central Ohio

Becky joins Major Force Lacrosse after being involved in the lacrosse community for over 10 years. She was Vice President of the Bluegrass Lacrosse Club in Louisville, KY and helped build that program to encompass 11 teams and over 250 players. In addition to her lacrosse experience, Becky was also a Division I field hockey player at UMass Amherst.

Mary Fee - Regional Director, Central Ohio

Mary Fee brings over 10 years experience of coaching girls lacrosse in Ohio to Major Force Lacrosse. Currently, Mary serves as the Head Coach for girls lacrosse at New Albany Middle School in Ohio. Mary’s daughter is Major Force Lacrosse alumni and went on to play Division I lacrosse at the Ohio State University.

Kathy Kimmerling - Travel Coordinator & Admin

Kathy has over 10 years experience with Major Force Lacrosse serving as the Travel Coordinator along with various administrative roles. Kathy has two daughters who are alumni of the Major Force Lacrosse of which Kelly went on to play Division I lacrosse at John Hopkins University.