Megan Moore
Megan Moore
Title: Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
Phone: 617-824-8904
Email: margaret_moore@emerson.edu
College: Gettysburg College '08

Megan Moore was named Emerson College’s Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach in September 2011. Moore joins the Lions after serving as the First Assistant for two years at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

While at W&L, Moore helped lead the Generals to a No. 11 national ranking and the NCAA Regional Semi-Finals in 2011. She oversaw an offense that posted 15.35 goals per game in 2011 and 13.32 in 2010, bolstering the Generals in winning back to back Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships and making two NCAA appearances.

Prior to her time at W&L, Moore served as the Second Assistant at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania for the 2009 season.

A 2008 graduate of Gettysburg College, Moore was an integral part of a Bullets squad that won two Centennial Conference Championships and made four NCAA appearances. In 2006 she helped lead the Bullets to a 21-1 record, falling only to The College of New Jersey in the National Title game. Moore was a three-time All Centennial Conference mid-fielder, earning IWLCA All-American honors in her senior season. She was named to the NCAA All-Tournament team for her performances in the Final Four in 2006 and 2007 and served as a senior captain in 2008.

Moore graduated cum laude with a degree in English. She is currently enrolled in Emerson’s MFA program in creative writing with a concentration in fiction. 

Matt Velasquez
Matt Velasquez
Title: Assistant Coach

Matt enters his second year as a Goalie Coach for the Lions.  In the spring of 2012 he coached Lions’ All-Conference goalie Emily Saegar to a saves per game average that ranked as high as 4th nationally in Division III.  Matt has spent time working with Boston area high school lacrosse programs prior to his time at Emerson. 

Amanda Burns
Amanda Burns
Title: Assistant Coach
College: Fitchburg State '12

Amanda Burns joins the Lions this fall for her first season as Assistant Coach.  Burns graduated from Fitchburg State University in 2012 with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science.  She was a four-year letter winner for the Falcons, serving as a captain in her junior and senior seasons and as an offensive assistant after being sidelined due to injury in her senior season. She also designed the team’s strength and conditioning program s a part of an internship within her Exercise and Sport Science degree.  Burns was a three time New England Women’s Lacrosse Alliance First Team player and holds Fitchburg Women’s Lacrosse All-Time Leading Scorer record.