Kathy Bowman Drake

 

  • Founder/Director AMBITION Lacrosse
  • Head Coach AMBITION – DRIVE Team (2024’s)
  • Assistant Coach AMBITION –PEAK Team (2021-2022, 2023’s)
  • St Luke’s School, Varsity Head Coach 2019- present
  • Chelsea Piers CT Head Girls Lacrosse Instructor
  • CT Chargers Girl’s Lacrosse Director 2012-2017
  • Wilton High School Varsity Assistant Coach 2012-2014 years; JV Head Coach 2015-2019. Coached Wilton High School Girls to three State Championship appearances: CT Class M State Finalists, 2012, 2013; CT Class M State Champions 2014; runners up 2015, 2017. 
  • Past Coaching Experience: Wilton Lacrosse Association youth travel coach 2008-2013, CT Chargers Head coach 2012-2017; New Lax 2020/2021 Head Coach 2011.
  • High School Attended: Ward Melville HS, East Setauket NY
  • High School Honors: Captain & MVP of First ever Long Island Championship team, 1991. 1991 Long Island and Suffolk County Champions. All League & All county honors 1990, 1991, Led Team in Goals and total points 1991
  • College Attended: Colorado State University, 4 year starter at midfield
  • College Honors: Team Captain 2 years, Led team in Goals and total points all four years
Lauren McAulay
  • Head Coach AMBITION – PEAK Team (2021-2023’s)
  • Head Coach CT Chargers Blue Team 2014-2017
  • Yorktown High School Varsity Head Coach Girls Lacrosse ; JV Girls Field Hockey Coach
  • Past Coaching Experience: Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach at American International College 2010 – 2012
  • College Attended: Played 4 years Women’s Lacrosse  at Springfield College
Kayte Mills
  • Head Coach Ambition Aspire 2025’s
  • Head Coach Post University Women’s Lacrosse (2017-present)
  • Head Coach Westchester Elite Blue Team (2017-2018)
  • Western Connecticut State University Assistant Coach (2013-2017)
  • New Fairfield High School Head Coach (2011-2012)
  • Bluestreak Sports Training Lacrosse Coach (2010-2011)
  • University of Connecticut State University Club Lacrosse Head Coach (2010)
  • University of Connecticut State University Varsity Lacrosse Volunteer Coach (2009)
  • Graduate School Attended: University of Connecticut, masters in Sports Management (2008-2010)
  • College Attended: Western New England University (2004-2008)
    • Lacrosse: 4 year starter at midfield, team captain 2008, set school records for goals in a game, goals in a season, goals in a career, first female to score 200 goals in a career
    • Volleyball: 4 year starter at right side hitter, team captain 2008
  • High School Attended: New Fairfield High School (2000-2004)
  • High School Honors: team captain 2004, All-SWC all 4 years, All-State 2004
Kirby Nash
  • Assistant Coach AMBITION – ASSPIRE 2025
  • Assistant Coach CT Chargers Blue Team 2017
  • FYL Coach  
  • AMBITION Web Guru
Callie Drake
  • Assistant Coach AMBITION 2024’s 2025’s 2026’s
  • Middlebury Women’s Lacrosse ’24
  • Assistant Coach CT Chargers White Team 2017
  • Berkshire Shool ALL NEW ENGLAND 2019, MVP, All American nominee, led team in Draw Controls, Goals, Assists and Ground Balls. Berkshire school varsity lacrosse captain 2020,
  • Wilton HS varsity Freshman & Sophmore
  • Berkshire School varsity starter Junior & Senior Year
Connor Drake
  • Assistant Coach AMBITION – DRIVE Team (2024’s)
  • Speed and Agility Coach
  • Duke Men’s Lacrosse ’23 : played 7 of 8 games (COVID season) as a freshman with three starts at midfield.
  • US Lacrosse U19 Men’s Training Team
  • Inside Lacrosse 8th Ranked midfielder in 2019 class
  • Under Armor All American
  • All New England at Salisbury School senior season, 2x All State & All FCIAC first Team Sophomore and Junior years, All FCIAC honorable mention as as freshman varsty starter at Wilton HS.
  • 4 year Varsity Starter (Wilton HS & Salisbury School)

 

Patrick Egan
  • Head Coach AMBITION – INSPIRE Team (2026/27’s) 2019, 2020 seasons.
  • Owner Pat Egan Lax- College recruitment consulting service
  • Ridgefield Lacrosse Booster club president- 4 years
  • Ridgefield Youth/ Travel coach
Emma Koerner
  • Assistant Coach AMBITION – ASPIRE Team (2025’s) 2019, 2020 seasons.
  • Drew University Women’s Lacrosse ’23 – starting defender as a freshman.
  • 4 year varsity starter on defense at Lauralton Hall 
  • Ambition& CT Chargers alumni- played 4 years for Coach Drake & Coach McAulay
Grace Egan
  • Assistant Coach AMBITION – INSPIRE Team (2026/27’s) 2019, 2020 seasons.
  • Ohio Wesleyan University Women’s Lacrosse ’23 – starting attacker as a freshman.
  • 2 year varsity attacker at Ridgefield HS
  • Ambition& CT Chargers alumni- played 2 years for Coach Drake & Coach McAulay
Callie Cirilli
  • Assistant Coach AMBITION – DRIVE Team 2025’s
  • Speed/ Agility Footwork Coach Fall 2020
  • University of Southern Califiornia Women’s Lacrosse ’25
  • 3 year varsity attacker at Fairfield Ludlowe HS
  • CT Grizzlies 2021 Navy alumni
  • CT Chargers alumni- played for Coach Drake