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Pat Donaghy

  • Current JV girls coach at Stillwater HS, also helping out SALA at U14B
  • 23 Years experience coaching youth, high school and college lacrosse, including head coach at East Ridge girls and Cretin-Derham Hall boys. 
  • Assistant Coach at Woodbury HS in 2022, helped lead team to first state tournament appearance. Section Assistant coach of the year. 
  • Assistant Coach at Strath Haven (PA) 2016-2018, helping lead team to three tournament appearances. Coached Inside Lacrosse National player of the year Jeffrey Conner. 
  • Club experience includes 5 years at Team Minnesota and 3 years as girls coach and girls director at MAC Lacrosse
  • Coached over 30 Division 1 commits during coaching career
  • Captain and leading scorer at D3 Swarthmore College
  • Played on the Scotland National Team in European Championships from 1999-2001

2023 Summer Training Opportunity



2023 Summer Girls Lacrosse Technical Skills Training Opportunity

June 20 – August 3
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (20 Sessions)
Stillwater High School Turf Fields

$600/player (Includes Free T-Shirt)
Girls Grade 5-12 – Open to All
Registration Information at 

Elite Training for Elite Players

Our training program is detail-oriented and designed to build the complete player through the art of repetition.  We make an emphasis on the mental aspect of the game and incorporate into training specific goal setting, positive self-talk and visualization. 



 Our dynamic training style combines lacrosse IQ with detailed skill sets. Players will train to prepare for specific situations they will find themselves in during competition in order to build proper mechanics, muscle memory and readiness.


Coaching Staff


Pat Donaghy - Stillwater JV Coach

Meredeth Parry –Lindenwood University DI

Annie McGuire – Denver University DI

Tori Liljegren – Lindenwood University DI

Norah Bates – Northern Michigan DII





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Saint Croix Select (SCS) girls’ lacrosse club was established in 2008 (formally the Stillwater Minnesota Select Lacrosse Club Team). The SCS lacrosse club team provides a high level and convenient club team experience for St. Croix Valley/Twin Cities East Metro Area lacrosse players.

Our Mission: To provide the highest-level of lacrosse training, leadership development and a club team environment to help every team member become the best lacrosse player they are capable of becoming. Team membership will help each team member achieve her individual lacrosse goals as a middle school, high school and collegiate player.

Our Vision: SCS coaches, administrators, and support staff are dedicated the providing highest quality club lacrosse team experience for girls who play community and high school lacrosse in the St. Croix Valley/Twin Cities East Metro Area programs. 

 We want to be the premier lacrosse club for girls who live East of the Twin Cities. If you live in Stillwater, Woodbury, Forest Lake, Mahtomedi, Roseville, Maplewood, Cottage Grove, Rosemount, Hudson, Wi or anywhere in between, then this is the lacrosse club for you!

We desire highly competitive girls who want to play with the top talent the East Metro has to offer.



The 2022-2023 club season begins September, 2022 and runs through August, 2023.

Team Fee

The team fee is for the lacrosse year of September 2022 through August 2023 and includes fall, winter, Spring & Summer training and 4  tournaments. Team fees cover: tournament entrance fees, training, practice field & dome facility rental, coaching, Altius sports performance training, uniforms, administrative costs, recruiting advising and planning.  The team fee does not cover airfare/travel to and from the tournament, hotel or meals.

Team Training

Training sessions will be held at Stillwater Area High School fields/gyms/St.Croix Rec Dome and range from fundamentals to small games. The sessions will include stick skills, wall ball, footwork, conditioning, shooting, attack, defense, game situations, and more.

  • Fall/Winter/ Spring training will  start in September 2022 and run through March 2023 and will will consist of 40 session that will take place at the Stillwater H.S. turf fields or the Stillwater Rec Center Dome on Sundays from 11:00am to 1pm and Thursday evenings for 1 1/2 hours.  Players will continue to work on their individual skill sets through high intensity drills while working in small group sessions and up to and including 7v7 sets
  • Summer training will start in Mid-June and end the first week in August. Practices will be held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 7:00-8:30 AM. 
  • Summer Altius Training will be on Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9-10AM, players will participate in strength and conditioning at Altius Performance in Stillwater. Altius focuses on strengthening those muscle groups needed for lacrosse specific skills and movements.

Tournaments (Required )  Subject to change as we evaluate tournaments


MidAmerica Invitational -  Date TBD


Western Shootout - Dates TBD


Showdown- Dates TBD


Champions of Summer- Dates TBD




  • Recruiting tools and assistance year-round
  •  Recruiting Q&A sessions with College Players/Coaches

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Mike Liljegren

Club Director

Phone: 651-428-8745

St. Croix Eagles U18 Red  Team Defeated True Minnesota U18   10-4 to win the 2020 Champions of Summer Lacrosse Tournament 

2019 Indian Prairie U19 Champions

2023 SCSLC College Commitments

Tori Liljegren, Lindenwood University DI

Avery Lorinser, Northern Michigan University DII

Keira Jelinek, Rockhurst University DII

Ellie Fisher, University of Eau Claire DIII

Emma Nelson, College of St. Benedict DIII

2022 SCSLC College Commitments

Hannah Beard, Liberty University

Why did you choose this college? Liberty University is a Christian conservative campus that lined up with my faith and beliefs. Liberty has been raising Champions for Christ for over 50 years now, and I want to be a part of that mission.

Potential major, areas of interests academically or  undecided:  Major - Sports Medicine to be a physical therapist.     
Minor- American Sign Language to eventually be an interpreter.

Other sports or activities involved with at SAHS:  None 

Most memorable lacrosse experience:  My most memorable lacrosse experience was any State moment, or my first time playing Varsity as a Freshman.

Gracie Bancroft, Grand Valley state


Potential major, areas of interests academically or  undecided:  Major - Biomedical Sciences

Other sports or activities involved with at SAHS:   Hockey

Playing lacrosse has taught me:   That being a good teammate on the field is just as meaningful as off the field.  The friendships that you make with your teammates are friendships that will last a lifetime, with or without lacrosse.

Ally CARLE,  University of St. Thomas


Potential major, areas of interests academically or  undecided:  Major - Business

Other sports or activities involved with at SAHS:   Hockey

Playing lacrosse has taught me:   The importance of hard work, dedication, and having a positive attitude on and off the field

Sydney Johnson,  UNIVERSITY OF Iowa


Potential major, areas of interests academically or  undecided:  Major - Veterinary Sciences

Other sports or activities involved with at SAHS:   Hockey

Playing lacrosse has taught me:   Lacrosse has taught me how to truly be a teammate, learning how to work hard, being there for your team, being able to come together to work for a common goal.

2021 SCSLC College Commitments

Annie McGuire, University of Denver 

Why did you choose this college? Aside from just  the beauty of Colorado, I loved the connection  professors and athletes had, and the support athletes  receive. The girls had such great chemistry and I  knew I wanted to be apart of the team Denver had  and the opportunities it gave me. It felt like my  home away from home. 

Potential major, areas of interests academically or  undecided: Undecided 

Other sports or activities involved with at SAHS:  Hockey 

Most memorable lacrosse experience: When  a few us missed our end of the year banquet for the  all-state game and having to come sweaty and  dressed in our lacrosse stuff. 

Norah Bates, Northern Michigan University 

Why did you choose this college?  I enjoyed the area that it was in, that it was out of  state, the size of the school, and I really liked their  lacrosse program. 

Potential major, areas of interests academically or  undecided:  Criminal Justice 

Other sports or activities involved with at SAHS:  Gymnastics, National Honors Society, Dollars for  Dreams, Link Leader, Key Club 

Most memorable lacrosse experience: Winning Sections in 2019 and getting to go to the  State Tournament. 

Anna Fisher, Concordia University St. Paul 

Why did you choose this college? I feel this  opportunity to attend this college was perfect for  me. I love everything about it especially how I’m  close to home, the small class sizes and how I’m  part of a new family 

Potential major, areas of interests academically or  undecided: Secondary education - math teacher 

Other sports or activities involved with at SAHS:  Hockey (u19s), tutoring 

Most memorable lacrosse experience: Being  able to connect with each other and support each  other. Also being apart of a family and knowing you have longtime friendships is really cool

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