Tennessee Girls Lacrosse Club
Providing the highest level of lacrosse competition and experience for girls in Tennessee at the high school and middle school levels.

TNLAX LLC
 
(615) 974-1977

TNLAX@Comcast.net




TNLAX Owner Megan Riley Clark

Megan Riley Clark is a 1999 graduate of James Madison University, where she was a 3 time All-American on the Dukes Division I Lacrosse Team. Megan's freshman year she was the Colonial Athletic Association - Rookie of the Year, followed by CAA Player of the Year her senior year. She was also JMU's Female Athlete of the Year in 1999.  Megan was a member of the US Developmental squad for 2 years.  During her 4 year career at JMU, Megan helped her team to the NCAA Playoffs 3 years in a row, falling short her senior year of a Final Four appearance.  Megan was the Most Valuable Player in the North/South Senior All Star Game in 1999.  She is JMU's all time leader in assists.  Megan was named to the 25th Colonial Athletic Conference Silver Anniversary Team in December 2009. In September 2011 Megan was inducted into the James Madison University Athletic Hall of Fame.  Megan was inducted into the US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter Hall of Fame in January 2013. 

Megan spent two seasons at Johns Hopkins University as an assistant coach before coming to Vanderbilt.  During her 2 year stint the Blue Jays were 21-14 and earned ECAC title in 2001.  From 2002 until 2009 she was an assistant lacrosse coach at Vanderbilt University . While at Vanderbilt, she worked with goalies and contributed to the team's offensive ideas and concepts.  She helped take the Commodores to it's first ever Final Four appearances in 2004.  Megan has coached 6 All Americans while at Vanderbilt, along with a nationally ranked goalkeeper who earned the All American Lacrosse Conference Goalie of the Year in 2008. 

 Megan gave her spare time helping to start a middle school lacrosse program at Harding Academy in February, 2004.  She also began helping Tennessee area high school girls improve their game at a five week fall clinic in September of 2005. It was such a success that it was time for Nashville to have its own club team and TNLAX was formed in December of that year.  Megan was the head coach at Pope John Paul II High School in Hendersonville for 6 years where she led the Knights to 5 playoff appearances and one Final Four.  Over those 6 years the Knights were 70-32.  Megan is now the head coach of Harpeth Hall School in Nashville.  Megan was the offensive assistant coach for the United States U19 women's lacrosse team that won the Gold Medal in the FIL World Championship in Hannover Germany in August 2011.   She has been a head and assisitant coach for the Girls South Underclass  All Star team that competes at the Under Armour Tournament held in Towson, Maryland in 2012 and 2013. Contact Megan at TNLAX@comcast.net



Joy Miller started coaching lacrosse in 2005 in the Nashville, Tennessee area.  She began coaching at Woodland Middle School in 2005 and in 2007 moved to the high school level as a JV coach and assistant varsity coach at Ravenwood High School.  She was the interim head coach in 2009 for 14 games at Ravenwood.   Joy has served as the Chairperson for Academic All-American.  She has been on the committee for All-American for 2 years.  She is a Level 2 US Lacrosse Certified Coach.  Joy has been a selector for the Tennessee National Team for 2 years and was a selector for the 2012 Under Armour South team that competes at the Under Armour Tournament held in Maryland.  Joy was an assistant coach at Pope John Paul II High School and head coach for the Hendersonville Knights where her team finished an undefeated season and won the 2012 Middle Tennessee Middle School Girls Championship. She is now an assistant coach at Harpeth Hall School in Nashville.  Joy has been on the TNLAX coaching staff going on 5 years.  Both of Joy’s daughters, Julia Miller (University of Alabama alumni) and Jarrett Miller (Mary Mount University) are TNLAX alumni. 

Sasha Cielak Horrocks is a 2007 graduate of Vanderbilt University.  Sasha was a member of the Commodores lacrosse team where she started all 4 years as a defender. Cielak becomes the second Commodore to earn first-team All-America recognition. A defender from Sparks, Md., Sasha was named an All-American for the third time in her career. She was a member on the first team American Lacrosse Conference for 3 years.  Vanderbilt's top matchup defender, Sasha is the Commodores' all-time leader in caused turnovers. She was a Tewaaraton nominee in 2008 as Vanderbilt posted a school-record 13 victories. She was previously the head coach of the Brentwood Lacrosse team and was a first grade teacher at Old Center Elementary. She has been coaching on the TNLAX staff since she graduated from Vanderbilt.  Sasha is married to Theo Horrocks a former football player at Vanderbilt.
Goalie Coach

Cristi Rowland is a 2020 Graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, North Carolina. She graduated with a degree in Middle Grades Education with a focus in English. She currently attends Vanderbilt University and will graduate in May of 2021 with her master’s degree in Reading Education. During her time at Lenoir-Rhyne she spent 4 years on their women’s lacrosse team. In 2018 the team made program history. They were the first team in program history to win a conference championship. In addition, they were the first team in conference history to beat Queens University of Charlotte. Her junior and senior year she shared the starting goalie position. In the summers of 2017-2019 she coached the goalies of Check-Hers Elite lacrosse club traveling all over the east coast to provide coaching and recruitment assistance to middle school and high school goalies. She also assisted Megan Taylor in coaching her goalies during weekly goalie clinics. Prior to attending Lenoir-Rhyne University, Cristi played lacrosse for the club team Check-Hers Elite and Liberty High School located in Eldersburg, Maryland. She is currently looking for teaching positions in the Nashville area.


Jarrett Miller is a 2015 graduate of Marymount University in Arlington,VA.  She graduated with a degree in criminal justice with two minors in Sociology and psychology.  She will attend MTSU to gain her masters in Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice Administration.  She was a four year starter as a defender for the Saints. She is a TNLAX and Ravenwood High School alumni where she was named on the regional team two years and on the State team her senior year.  Jarrett also had the honor of being a member of the Tennessee National team twice during her high school career.  In high school she also received Academic All-American her Junior and Senior year.  Jarrett is an assistant coach at Harpeth Hall School in Nashville. She currently works for the Regional Organization Crime Information Center in Nashville.  


Kelly (Noon) Todd is originally from Baltimore, Maryland. She attended Bryn Mawr High School before being recruited to Harvard College as a defender. Kelly was a four year starter at Harvard and a co-captain her senior year. She graduated with a degree in Government in 2005. Currently, Kelly is the assistant JV and Varsity coach at CPA and lives in Franklin with her husband and three young kids.