Nancy Webber enters her fourth season as Southern Virginia University's head women's lacrosse coach.
Having coached since 1999, Webber (formerly Haws) has found tremendous success throughout her career with nearly 150 wins and four high school All-Americans to her credit. Six of her former athletes went on to play at the NCAA Division I level and multiple have become coaches themselves.
Webber comes to Southern Virginia by way of Western Albemarle High School in Crozet, Virginia, where she totaled 101 wins as the head coach from 2007-13 and was named a Virginia District Coach of the Year five times and Region Coach of the Year four seasons. The Warriors advanced to the state AAA quarterfinals for eight consecutive seasons during that span, including an appearance to the semifinals round in 2012 and a state championship in 2010. Following the 2010 title season, Webber became the only AA coach to win an AAA championship in state history.
She coached the Seminole Select girls travel team from 2013-15 and coached the CV lacrosse club team from 2011-12. In addition, Webber coached the Blue Ridge club team based in Charlottesville from 2005-11 and has helped develop and supervise the YMCA girls youth league since 2007.
Prior to Western Albemarle, Webber served as head coach of the girl's lacrosse program at The Waterford School in Sandy, Utah, from 1999-2004. She had an immediate impact on the program, helping the Ravens to a state runner-up finish in 1999 and again in 2002. She was named the Utah State Coach of the Year in 1999 after leading the inaugural Raven program to its second-place finish.
Outside of coaching, Webber served on the USLacrosse women's game committee and has been the coaches' subcommittee chair from 2010-16. A member of the USLacrosse volunteer board from 2004-06, she has a USLacrosse coaching certificate at the Level 1 course and class, Level 2 course, and Level 3 course and class.
Webber resides in Crozet, Virginia, with her daughter, Julia, and son, Joshua. Her oldest daughter, Jordan Haws Trejo, was an All-American women’s lacrosse player at BYU and now resides in San Antonio, Texas, with her husband, Chase and daughter, Peyton. Nancy’s second daughter, Julia plays women's lacrosse at BYU and her eldest son, Justin, attends UVU and plays for their men’s lacrosse team in Orem, Utah.
Webber resides in Crozet, Virginia, with her son, Joshua. Her oldest daughter, Jordan Haws Trejo, was an All-American women’s lacrosse player at BYU and now resides in San Antonio, Texas, with her husband, Chase and daughters, Peyton and Allie. Nancy’s eldest son, Justin, attends UVU and plays for their men’s lacrosse team in Orem, Utah and her second daughter, Julia plays women's lacrosse at BYU.
Victoria Mason comes to the Southern Virginia coaching staff after playing lacrosse at the collegiate level.
Mason, a defensive player will help at defensive end of the field. She is a Lexington native and a Rockbridge County HS alumna. Victoria was coached through her high school years by fellow coaches, Susan Wager and Sammy Moore.
Victoria has coached many levels and organizations throughout the past few years. She is currently living in Charlottesville, Va. where she has coached for the Seminole Select lacrosse league. Last season, she was an assistant coach at Charlottesville High School and is also a certified US lacrosse official.
Susan Wager enters her third year as an assistant coach of the women's lacrosse team.
Wager comes with 16 years of coaching and team building experience in the elite travel team and high school realm. She holds a U.S. Lacrosse sanctioned Level 3 Coaching Certification. Wager served as the U.S. Lacrosse All-Academic Southwest Chair and is an active Certified U.S. Lacrosse Official/Local Rating. In addition, she actively competes in the AERC Limited Distance Endurance Horse Racing Teams.
The Panama City, Florida native has served for 22 years as the Assistant Director of the Lenfest Center for the Arts at Washington and Lee University. She has four daughters, two of which played Division III Lacrosse in the ODAC, and was recently blessed with two grandsons and a granddaughter on the way.
Chelsea Whetstone enters her first season as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the women’s lacrosse team.
As a student-athlete at Southern Virginia University, Whetstone played for the women’s basketball, volleyball and track and field teams as well as the university’s women’s club lacrosse program in 2005. In addition to serving as co-captain her senior year for the women’s basketball team, she also participated on the 2004 women’s volleyball and 2006 track and field and women’s basketball USCAA National Championship squads. Whetstone was also honored as the individual discus USCAA National Champion in 2006.
Whetstone’s coaching career began at Southern Virginia as assistant women’s volleyball coach in 2011. Following that she was named head coach of the women’s lacrosse club team in the spring of 2012. From 2010-11, Whetstone worked as an admissions counselor.
Whetstone lives in Buena Vista, Va., with her husband Joseph and their three children.
Claire enters her first season as an assistant coach with women's lacrosse.