PHILADELPHIA – The HEADstrong Lacrosse Club has announced that Jerry and Lori Hudgins have been named the General Managers of the new Lehigh Valley Girls program, bringing a wealth of lacrosse experience and familiarity with the club to the role. 


“We are incredibly honored to be the general managers of the new HEADstrong Lehigh Valley Girls club,”  the Hudgins’ said. “We look forward to bringing this club to life in the Lehigh Valley and making our student-athletes better players, teammates and individuals both on and off the field.” 


The Hudgins’ have been entrenched in the lacrosse community in the Lehigh Valley for over 20 years at a variety of levels. Jerry was instrumental in starting and developing the Palmer Township Lacrosse Program in addition to coaching for over 16 years with the River Dogs Lacrosse Club, Skyhawks Lacrosse Club and Duke’s National. He has also spent 12 years as a lacrosse and football official at both the youth and high school levels. Lori has been a coordinator for the Palmer Township lacrosse program in addition to being the coordinator of the Easton Area Middle School girls lacrosse club. The couple have two children, Nate, a goalie at Arcadia University, and Makayla. 


“We are thrilled to have Jerry and Lori lead our Lehigh Valley Girls Lacrosse Club,” HEADstrong Vice President Michael Colleluori said. “Their experience in and commitment to their local community and the HEADstrong mission make them a perfect fit for the role. We can’t wait to see the positive impact they have on the club and the local lacrosse community.”


A year-round program, HEADstrong Lehigh Valley Girls Lacrosse Club will launch this fall and provides a personalized and individualized coaching environment for players in the greater Lehigh Valley region. That includes fall team training sessions, fall tournament play, winter skill development sessions, summer team training and tournament play in addition to community service under the HEADstrong Foundation umbrella. For more information on the program, including upcoming dates for tryouts and camps, visit

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