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Coaches

Kevin MacBride

Boys Youth (ages 5-12) Head Coach

Kevin played Goalie for Division III Springfield College and now coaches for the University of Iowa men's club team. He works as a program specialist at the University of Iowa REACH program.

Roman Meyers

Boys U14 & High School Coach

Roman played collegiately at Cornell College and returned after graduation to continue coaching the faceoff position. He is currently a Finance Officer with the City of Solon.

Meredith Merce

Girls (ages 5-18) Coach

Meredith grew up playing lacrosse in New Jersey, going on to play at New England College and coaching at the youth and high school level before moving to Iowa. She is the current Cornell College Women’s Lacrosse coach, a position she has held for six years. Meredith has recieived coaching awards from Iowa, Cornell, and New England College.

Sam Ziemba

Girls (ages 5-18) Coach

Sam played attack at Skidmore College during her freshman year. After graduation, she coached high school girls’ lacrosse for three years in South Burlington, Vermont. She currently works as the Learning Communities Coordinator at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Maddie Sabbag

Girls Coach

Maddie grew up in Palo Alto, California and started playing lacrosse in middle school. She played attack at University of California, Santa Barbara where she was offensive captain. During her senior year, Maddie led the WWLA in assists. Maddie currently works remotely for telecommunications company Poly and coaches the University of Iowa Women's Club Lacrosse team.

 

Lane Zahourek

Boys Youth (ages 5-12) Coach

Lane played defensive midfielder for Cornell College and contributed in helping Cornell lacrosse transition from a club sport to Division lll. He works as a firefighter for the city of Cedar Rapids.

Alexander Palensky

Boys Youth, U14, and High School Coach

Alexander was an original members of the Ames High Lacrosse Club when it started in 2015. He went on to play for the University of Iowa men's club team and now manages for the semi-professional Iowa Dogfish.

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About US

Kingfisher Lacrosse represents the first organized club structure to appear in Eastern Iowa. Kingfisher Lacrosse is the operational name of the Cedar Rapids – Iowa City Lacrosse Club, a volunteer led, 501(c)(3) organization formed in 2020 to guide the development of youth lacrosse in the greater Cedar Rapids - Iowa City area.