Jordan Sorensen is the head women’s lacrosse coach and admissions system administrator at Southern Virginia University. The 2014 season marks his first as head coach of the women's lacrosse program.
As a scholar-athlete at Southern Virginia, Sorensen played goalie for the men’s lacrosse team from 2005-07 and 2009-11, taking time between his sophomore and junior campaigns to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Bilbao, Spain. He was a three-time team captain for the Knights and finished his career as the program’s all-time leader in both total saves and save percentage.
Sorensen's coaching career began in 2006 as an assistant coach at his alma mater Poway High School. Following his experience at Poway, he served as an assistant lacrosse coach at Southern Virginia for both the men’s and women’s programs in 2006 while still a student attending the university. After graduating from Southern Virginia in 2011 with a degree in Business Management and Leadership, Sorensen resumed his role as assistant lacrosse coach for the men's and women's teams.
Sorensen and his wife, Jessica, and daughter live in Buena Vista, Va.
Cydney Allbee is a new assistant women's lacrosse coach for Southern Virginia University. The Orem, Utah native has had the privilege of playing the sport for 10 years with two years of experience coaching high school women's lacrosse.
Her playing career began just before high school and then she competed four years on Orem High School's varsity team. After high school, Cyd coached Orem HS' varsity team where she met Jason Lamb, who recruited her to play for him at Adams State College in Alamosa, Colo., where she became the team captain.
Following Adams State, Allbee became head coach of the Timpanogos HS girls lacrosse team, leading the Timberwolves to an undefeated state championship in the spring of 2012. In the fall of 2012, she moved to Buena Vista, Va., to play lacrosse for Southern Virginia. Cyd became team captain for the women's team and ended the season as their all-around MVP defensive player. She will coach and attend school during fall semester 2013 at Southern Virginia where she will finish her degree in history.