HEADstrong Pennsylvania Girls Lacrosse Club

Over the past 18 years the lacrosse club has established itself as a preeminent lacrosse organization that has grown nationally to provide an unmatched standard of excellence both athletically and academically. HEADstrong Lacrosse Club identifies, recruits, trains, teaches and coaches players capable of, but more importantly committed to playing the sport of lacrosse at its highest level.

  • Receive top qualified coaching from pro players, college coaches, high school head coaches and current NCAA players.

  • Local training available all year around for players of all ages and skill levels.

  • 501(c)3 non-profit classification ensures all cost are minimized

  • Players represented by all Pennsylvania Girls programs

Becky Elia, General Manager

Becky Elia played lacrosse for 10 years as both an attacker and defender. She graduated from Sun Valley High School in 1997 where she earned a lacrosse scholarship to Pfeiffer University in North Carolina. She later transferred to Neumann University where she continued playing lacrosse and earned Second Team All Conference Honors in 2000 and First Team All Conference Honors in 2001 and 2002. After graduation, Elia accepted an invitation to play in the National Lacrosse Tournament in Lake Placid, New York. In 2016, Elia started the Little Scoopers Division for the Aston AA Girls Lacrosse program. In October 2022, she joined the HEADstrong PA Girls program as the head coach of the 2027/2028 team. Outside of lacrosse she is a dedicated wife, mother of three and has been an elementary school teacher for over 15 years.

Tournament Schedules

June 2, 2024

Impluse LaxFest (2027, 2028)


Edgewood, MD

June 8-9, 2024

NXT All-American (2027, 2028, 2029/2030)


Conshohocken, PA

June 22-23, 2024

Victory Summer Slam (2027, 2028, 2029/2030, 2031, 2032)


West Chester, PA

July 13-14, 2024

NXT Crab Cake (2027, 2028, 2029/2030, 2031, 2032)


North East, MD


Pennsylvania Girls Tryouts

Join us for the PA Girls tryouts for the 2023-2024 club season! Spots are available in grad years 2027-2032. Dates: July 17th, 18th, and 19th Location: Kelly Field in West

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Team Gallery

Coaching Staff

Ellie Hughes

College: West Chester University Coaching Experience:  Foundation Goalie training and...

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