Nancy Webber enters her second 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 a AAA championship in state history.
She presently coaches the Seminole Select girls travel team 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 girls 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 serves on the USLacrosse women's game committee and has been the coaches' subcommittee chair since 2010. 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 eldest son, Justin, attends UVU and plays for their men’s lacrosse team in Orem, Utah.
Susan Wager enters her first year as an assistant coach of the women's lacrosse team.
Wager comes with 13 years of coaching and team building experience in the elite travel team and high school realm. She recently completed her fifth season at Rockbridge County High School and holds a U.S. Lacrosse sanctioned Level 3 Coaching Certification. Wager serves as the U.S. Lacrosse All-Academic Southwest Chair and is an active Certified U.S. Lacrosse Official/Local Rating.
The Atlanta, Georgia native has served for 17 years as the Assistant Director of the Lenfest Center for the Arts at Washington and Lee University, and 3 years in Catering/Dining Services. She has four daughters, 2 of which played College Div. III Lacrosse in the ODAC, and was recently blessed with two grandsons.
Samantha Jones enters her first season as an assistant coach of the women's lacrosse team.
Jones played four years as attack at Southern Virginia. She graduated from Southern Virginia with a Bachelors of Arts in Spanish and currently works as a Pre-K teacher at Yellow Brick Road Learning Center.
Jones resides in Lexington, Virginia with her husband Corey. They are expecting their first child.
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