ELTHAM LACROSSE CLUB

Coaches

At Eltham Lacrosse Club, our team of experienced coaches is second to none. With a passion for the game and a wealth of knowledge, our coaches bring years of expertise to the field, ensuring that every player receives top-notch training and guidance. From honing fundamental skills to developing advanced strategies, our dedicated coaches are committed to fostering both individual growth and team cohesion. Their proven track record of success and commitment to nurturing talent make them invaluable assets to our club, inspiring players to reach new heights in their lacrosse journey.

Terry Sparks

Eltham Lacrosse Club is thrilled to announce the return of Terry as our esteemed State League Head Coach. A true stalwart of our club, Terrys journey from juniors and senior player to coaching various teams over the years showcases his unwavering commitment. With a wealth of experience at all levels, Terry brings a profound understanding of the game and a passion for nurturing talent. His coaching philosophy emphasizes mentorship, aiming to challenge our current players and elevate the next generation to new heights. Eltham Lacrosse Club anticipates the positive impact Terry Sparks will undoubtedly bring to our State League. Welcome back Terry!

Under 17 Girls Coaching Staff
Michellie has been playing lacrosse at Eltham since 2009. She played more than 250 junior games. She has played seniors since she was 12 and has been part of two premiership winning teams. She is really looking forward to her first year as a coach and is excited to bring her passion for the game to the juniors.
Emily has been playing for ELC since she was 8 years old. She has played over 100 junior games and has been playing seniors for since u15’s. Emily has been lucky enough to play in the recent premiership winning team. This will be her third year coaching this group of girls, and is looking forward to watching these girls grow and improve.
Tilly has joned ELC this year as an overseas player from Scotland. She has played for 5 years back at her local club and has captained her school team. She has done some previous coaching before coming over, and is excited to see and learn a different style of coaching and to hopefully inspire the girls into loving lacrosse as much as she does.
Under 12 Girls Coaching Staff
Tamara has been playing lacrosse for Eltham since 2010. She started through participating in the school clinics at her primary school and fell in love pretty quickly! She’s played in and won 2 premierships with the senior women’s teams at Eltham. She is so excited to inspire her juniors and share her knowledge and love for lacrosse and really help grow our juniors girls into amazing lacrosse players.
Charlotte has been playing lacrosse on and off for seven years, playing her first season of seniors this year. She looks forward to coaching her first junior girls team and is excited for what’s to come this season.
Anoushka has been playing since she was ten and has loved playing lacrosse since then. She was lucky enough to have represented Victoria at the u15s nationals last year and have been captain of both sparks and u14s last year. This year Anoushka is playing her first season with seniors and is super excited for this season, as well as working with the u12s.

Jai and Marcus are a father-son duo who have taken up the role of coaching our u16 boys. Both Arambatzis’ were part of the most recent Box Lacrosse Nationals and will be attending the World Box Lacrosse Championships in September. The level of knowledge they both have about lacrosse is extremely beneficial to the development of the young  mens lacrosse IQ’s and skill levels. Our club is lucky to have them on board with our juniors.

under 14 boys coaching staff

Eltham Lacrosse Club are excited to have Leon and Simon coaching once again. Both of the guys have not only played at a club level but also a state level. Leon and Simon have a lot of lacrosse knowledge to share with the boys, and help pave the paths of our clubs future. The boys season has been off to a great start, and the club are looking forward to how Leon and Simon can continue creating a fun learning environment for these young guns!!

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