Inspire - Develop - Succeed
Thrive Lacrosse Academy (TLA) was founded in order to provide outstanding coaching and opportunities for girls that want to be their best! We are committed to inspiring our athletes to work hard to get to the next level, developing them to reach their full potential, and providing them the tools to succeed. TLA is a family that will empower and encourage each other. Together we will THRIVE.
Kara was born and raised in Maryland. She played at Salisbury University where she helped lead her team to 2 NCAA National Championships. After graduating Kara served as an Assistant Coach at Salisbury University and helped lead the Sea Gulls to another National Championship. She also coached at Florida Southern College where she helped lead the Mocs to the National Championship game. She is the previous Head Coach at Fletcher High School and currently serves as an Assistant Coach for the Puerto Rico Senior National Team playing in the World Cup 2022. Kara founded Beach Lacrosse in the Jax Beaches area in 2018.
Jacksonville University Player of the Year 2021
ASUN Tournament MVP 2021
Tewaarton Watch List 2022
Inside Lacrosse Mid Season All American 2022
From Severna Park Maryland
HIGH SCHOOL COACH
Jacksonville University Midfielder
ASUN Midfielder of the year 2022
NCAA All American Honorable Mention 2022
ASUN Defender of the year 2021
From Rockville, Maryland
Former D3 athlete & captain - Huntingdon College
From Jax Beach