Jennifer is originally from Bethesda, Maryland where she played field hockey and lacrosse at Bethesda Chevy Chase H.S. As a participant of the USA Field Hockey Futures Program, a 2nd team All-Met and All County honorable mention, Jennifer helped lead the top-ranked Barons to a 19-0 record and their seventh consecutive state championship. Jennifer was a four-year starter on the field hockey team at Dickinson College, a senior Tri-captain and a member of the Student- Athlete Association Committee for the Centennial Conference. She has held multiple roles during her field hockey career: a coach at summer camps, travel coach with the club teams to the National Field Hockey Tournaments, collegiate recruitment advisor and umpire.
Jennifer is the Director of Program Development which includes camps, clinics, travel teams and tournaments. She focuses on expanding PlayHer Sports throughout the SouthEast.
Carly Stefanelli started playing lacrosse in 4th grade. She attended Good Counsel High School, where she played lacrosse, field hockey and track. She played club lacrosse for Jackals in middle school and high school as well. Stefanelli graduated in 2010 and went on to attend West Virginia University. In college, she played club lacrosse at West Virginia University, where she graduated from in 2014. Following college, Stefanelli immediately began coaching lacrosse.
As of August 2017, she is our new Program Director for all current and upcoming lacrosse and field hockey programs in Maryland. She is involved with the expansion into other states along the East Coast. She manages and runs all programs including camps, clinics and leagues for lacrosse and field hockey. She is also the current Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach at Concordia Preparatory School in Towson, MD.
Previous/Current Coaching Experience
Concordia Preparatory School Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach, Towson, MD July 2019-Present
Quince Orchard High School Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach, Darnestown, MD November 2017-June 2019
Quince Orchard High School JV Field Hockey Head Coach, Darnestown, MD April 2018-June 2019
Blake High School Varsity Lacrosse Assistant Coach, Silver Spring, MD November 2014-November 2017
Blake High School JV Lacrosse Head Coach, Silver Spring, MD November 2015-November 2016
Rebels Lacrosse Club Team Coach April 2015-August 2015
PlayHer Sports Summer League July 2015-August 2015
Casey Fletcher, Coach
Casey graduated from Academy of the Holy Cross High School in 2009 where she played both field hockey and lacrosse. In field hockey Fletcher helped the Tartans reach the WCAC Championship game in each of her four years on the team…Team claimed WCAC titles in 2006 and 2008…Racked up First Team All-American field hockey honors as a senior in 2008 and second team honors as a junior in 2007…Served as a team captain during her senior season…Played in the senior all-star game. The AHC Lacrosse team advanced to the WCAC Championship twice…Chosen as a “Player to Watch” by the Gazette Newspaper in lacrosse…Named team’s Most Valuable Player following her junior season. She went on to graduate from Elizabethtown College in 2013 where she played both field hockey and lacrosse all four years. Fletcher helped the Blue Jays appear in four lacrosse MAC Championships winning the MAC in 2010, 2012, and 2013... and playing in three NCAA tournaments.
• Academy of the Holy Cross HS Varsity Field Hockey (Current)
• Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS Varsity Field Hockey (2015 - 2017)
• Wootton HS Varsity Lacrosse (2017 - Present)
• Rebels Lacrosse Club 2024 Team, Youth Development: 3rd/4th & 5th/6th Grade Teams (2016 - Present)
• KOA Field Hockey Clinics (2016 - Present)
• Wootton HS Junior Varsity Lacrosse (2014 - 2016) Casey also works at multiple field hockey, lacrosse and basketball camps in the summer
Karen Mata, Coach
Karen Mata has been playing field hockey since middle school. She graduated from Walter Johnson High school in 2012, where she played on the field hockey team. Karen then went on to play field hockey at Stevenson University from 2012-14. During her time at Stevenson, Karen was a part of the NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad. She then transferred to the University of Maryland, College Park to pursue a degree in biochemistry and joined the club field hockey team. During the fall 2015 season, Karen coached junior varsity at Walter Johnson and coached U14 and U16 club for Koa Sports. Karen is now the head coach of the Walter Johnson field hockey program.