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Dana Drever (Cav 2020) - The Cavalier Girls program is co-lead by Dana Drever. Dana has been involved with the game of lacrosse for over 20 years. She played lacrosse at the high school level, college level and for the USWLA National Midwest Team. She received many honors including all-district, all-region, all-state and MVP. Dana was the head coach for the Stone Bridge High School Girls’ Varsity team from its inception through 2007. During that time she led the team to two undefeated seasons, two district championships and was named coach of the year two years in a row. She has coached numerous indoor winter league teams and ran a summer lacrosse camp for high school players. Dana has also worked with the Dominion High School team during their off-season.

Kristen Freudiger (Cav 2020) - The Cavalier Girls program is co-lead by Kristen Freudiger. Kristen grew up in Canada where she played boys box lacrosse as a goalie. She went on to Limestone college in Gaffney, SC. Kristen is a 2005 & 2006 1st team All-American and 2005 NCAA Defensive Player of The Year. While at Limestone, her Saints squad went to the NCAA tournament in 2005 and 2006. She was team Captain multiple times. She then went on to play for Team Canada and was later the head coach at South Lakes High School.  

 

Emily Pillion (Cav 2021) - Emily grew up in Wayne, PA and went to Conestoga High School where she was a four year varsity letter winner for lacrosse and 3 year varsity letter winner for field hockey.  Emily was a captain for her lacrosse team her senior year and All-American and defensive MVP 2 years straight as well as many other awards.  Emily played at James Madison University for four years.  She won the CAA conference championship in 2015 and made two NCAA appearances, one in 2015 and one in 2016. She was the chair of community service in 2016 for lacrosse and graduated with a BS degree in 2016.  

Hilary Murray (Cav 2021) Hilary’s love for the game started at an early age playing pick up with her large, lacrosse-loving family in Charlottesville, VA. She spent many summers as a kid playing summer league for Seminole Lacrosse. She went on to play attack at Albemarle High School and midfield and attack for the George Mason University club team where she also served as Captain her senior year. Prior to moving to Northern VA, Hilary spent three years as a lacrosse coach at Brownsville Elementary School in Crozet, VA. Hilary lives in Leesburg and is excited to join the Cavs family as Assistant Coach of the 2021 team.

 

Natalie Drever (Cav 2022) - Natalie has put her heart into playing and coaching lacrosse for over 13 years. She was a four year varsity letter winner at Dominion High School where she received multiple awards and served as team captain, while also volunteer coaching for Algonkian Tribe. During high school she was also a member of the Cardinal 2013 Red Team which was nationally ranked as 45th best in the USA. She went on to play Division I Varsity Lacrosse, and later became the founder, president, and 2015 MVP of the Women's Club Lacrosse Team at Mount St. Mary's University. At the Mount she pursued her B.S. in Business and Management. During college, Natalie started coaching club lacrosse for the Cardinal 2019 Red Team and transitioned to Cavalier Lacrosse where she coached clinics and winter league. In Spring 2017, Natalie served on the Varsity Girls Lacrosse program for Heritage High School, and coached private lessons for individuals and small groups. She is excited to kick off the season and help her players grow and develop through the lacrosse world.

Lara Duffy (Cav 2022)- Coach lara grew up in the area and played youth lacrosse with Coach Abby and Coach Sam on the Herndon/Reston team. She continued to play varsity at South Lakes. Lara took a hiatus during her time at JMU where she was a member of the women's ultimate frisbee team, but began her coaching career soon after graduation in 2016 for Chantilly youth.

 

Meaghan Leon (Cav 2023/24) - Meaghan grew up in Ashburn where she was an inaugural member of the Briar Woods lacrosse program and a three year varsity letter winner. Meaghan was a captain for her lacrosse team her junior and senior years. She went to James Madison University for both her undergraduate and master's degrees. She coached summer travel and ran youth skills camps for Dulles South while in school. This is Meaghan's second year coaching the Cavalier's 2023/2024 team.

Sam Chamberlin (Cav 2023/24) - Sam grew up in Reston where she played youth lacrosse on the Herndon/Reston team. She then played varsity lacrosse for South Lakes and served as team captain. Coach Sam has refereed girls lacrosse for 3 years and has experience playing on a travel team as both a low attacker and goalie. After graduating Virginia Tech in 2016 Sam coached Chantilly youth. She is looking forward to coaching her first Cavs season!

 

Abby Reed (Cav 2025/26)- Coach Abby comes to Cavs with a wealth of lacrosse playing experience and a true passion for the game. Abby played youth lacrosse in Reston. She attended South Lakes High School where she served as team captain. Abby played her club lacrosse days with Capital Lacrosse Club. Abby went on to play collegiate lacrosse at Wesleyan University where she also served as team Captain. She has coached for Herndon/Reston, Cardinal travel club and is a certified swim instructor and lifeguard. Coach Abby is currently pursing a career in clinical psychology. 

JP Foley (Cav 2025/26) - Growing up in a sports oriented family, competitive sports, fitness and coaching have been a part of JP’s life since his youngest years.  As a three-sport varsity athlete & captain at Oakton High School, JP garnered multiple all-region and state team recognitions, culminating with collegiate soccer.  JP has transitioned over the last 10 years to a coaching ‘career’ within youth soccer and lacrosse.  JP is immersed in the youth lacrosse movement in Northern Virginia, through coaching travel ball as part of the elite Cavs coaching staff and coaching extensively within the Dulles South program, coupled with founding Complete Sports Management, an organization focused on the positive health of youth sports in the region.  JP has served in all youth lacrosse capacities, including board member, age group coordinator, and primarily as a US Lacrosse certified coach with on-field experience at EVERY youth level, from “mini-scoopers” through varsity high school.

Mike Conner (Cav 2025/26) - Mike Conner grew up in Kings Park, N.Y. in Suffolk County on Long Island.  He played midfield and attack in high school.  He then went south to Radford University, playing attack on the Division I program.  Mike graduated with a degree in Sports Medicine in 1994.  He has three daughters who enjoy a variety of sports: lacrosse, gymnastics, swimming and basketball.  Mike volunteers his time coaching a couple of local club teams in the spring, and coaching the 2025 Girls Cavs team as an assistant coach to co-head coaches Abby Reed and JP Foley.