Mount Notre Dame is pleased to announce the hiring of Sara Kuhlman as Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach. Kuhlman, 28, has been coaching at the collegiate level since 2014. Most recently, she has served as a Women’s Lacrosse Assistant Coach at NCAA Division 1 Furman University. Kuhlman replaces long-time MND Lacrosse Head Coach Russell Mackey, who left MND to become the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach at Anderson University in Indiana.
Coach Kuhlman is a 2010 graduate of MND where she was named Most Valuable Player her senior year and was the all-time scoring and points leader. She continued her lacrosse career at High Point University (HPU) where she started every game during her four years and made two NCAA tournament appearances. She was named Big South First-Team All-Conference her senior season and was HPU’s All Time Leader in Draw Controls. Coach Kuhlman graduated from HPU with a B.A. in Health & Physical Education and a Minor in Athletic Coaching in 2014. She earned her Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Professional Sales & Sales Management from the University of Cincinnati in 2020.
“We are excited to have Sara return to MND as the head of our lacrosse program,” commented MND Athletic Director Mark Schenkel. “Sara’s playing and coaching experience at the Division 1 collegiate level will certainly benefit our program as we continue to build on our past success.”