THE DOMINION LIBERTY GIRLS LACROSSE CLUB 

 

The Dominion Liberty Lacrosse club team brings some of the game’s leading educators together, to work with your daughter, to enhance her game in an instructional and fun environment.

FALL TRYOUTS ANNOUNCED

Tryouts will be held on August 8th. Reserve your spot today.

 
 
The girls will be pushed outside their limits, so they can recognize they will be able to do more than they think the can.
— Dominion Liberty

ABOUT DOMINION LIBERTY

Started in 2017, The Dominion Liberty Girl’s Lacrosse Club was founded by some of the game’s leading educators to pass their love of women’s lacrosse on to the next generation of girl’s lacrosse players.


OUR PHILOSOPHY 

The coaching staff of Dominion Liberty Girl’s lacrosse believes that passion for the game, playing for the love of the sport, is fundamental to the successful development of our players. We provide our players with the tools they need to succeed, both on and off the field by pushing each player beyond their limits, teaching them that each player is capable of achieving more than they may think is possible.

EDUCATE - LEARN - GROW - ACHIEVE!


COACHING STAFF

The coaches of Dominion Liberty Lacrosse pride themselves on bringing their knowledge, experience, and love of women’s lacrosse to today’s next generation of women lacrosse players.

ERIN HELLMOLD
Director and Owner of Dominion Liberty Lacrosse Club, Erin was a standout player and two season captains at Johns Hopkins University from 1998 - 2002. Voted the Best Offensive Player in 2001 and selected for the 2002 North/South Senior All-Star game, Erin is among the Blue Jay leaders in career assists, goals, and points.

In addition to her playing experience, she was the Associate Head/Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach at Georgetown University from 2004 - 2012. During her nine seasons with Georgetown, they were named the Big East Coaching Staff of the Year for two-consecutive years.  Erin coached eight offensive All-Americans, including Alison Chambers, Coco Stanwick and most recently Ashby Kaestner and Molly Ford. Under her watch, the Hoyas averaged almost 11 goals per game.

Prior to coaching at Georgetown, Erin spent two seasons at Stevens Institute of Technology helping to coach the team to the ECAC tournament both years, winning both the 2003 and 2004 Knickerbocker Conference Championship. The 2004 season record was the best in Stevens’ history.

Aside from coaching, Hellmold is the co-owner of the New York Lacrosse Academy, a camp company that has been teaching the game to young athletes for over 20 years.

Hellmold currently resides in Alexandria, Va., with her husband Erich, a D.C. attorney and a 2002 graduate of Johns Hopkins where he played football for the Blue Jays. The couple have four children, Grant(7), Taylor(5), Pierce(3) and Grady(1).

SADAF NAJAFZADEH, Assistant Director
Assistant Director of Dominion Liberty, Sadaf is also the current JV lacrosse coach at West Potomac High School (HS) where they had an undefeated season last year (2017).  A former collegiate lacrosse player herself, Sadaf played attack for Marymount University Saints Women’s Varsity Lacrosse team.  In addition, she was a former Bishop Ireton High School player, named Captain of the team in her Junior year.

MADDIE STEPHENS
A former Bishop Ireton High School standout and collegiate player at Gardner Webb University, Maddie has coached at the club level for two summers.

ALEXANDRA BOUHARB
A graduate of Old Dominion University, Alexandra has played lacrosse at various levels for over 10 years; 4 years playing club and high school varsity lacrosse in addition to be a member of the Old Dominion’s Women’s Club Lacrosse team for four years.  

MARTHA GALLAGHER
Current student at UVA, Martha has played lacrosse at various levels; Played club for Capital Lacrosse and high school varsity lacrosse at West Potomac in addition to being a member of the UVA Club Lacrosse team.  Received All Region and All District honors in HS.

THERESA WILLMOT
Current student at Bates College, Theresa has played lacrosse at various levels; Played club for Cardinal Lacrosse and high school varsity lacrosse at West Potomac in addition to being a member of the Bates College women's lacrosse team. Received All Region and All District honors in HS.

OLIVIA NAUGHTON
Currently a senior on the Georgetown Visitation High School team, Olivia will be playing collegiate lacrosse at the US Naval Academy.

CLAIRE BARBER
Claire will be playing collegiate lacrosse at Rollins College (Fla.), at the goalie position.

JACKIE BEWICK
Jackie will be playing collegiate lacrosse at Longwood University.


CLUB POLICIES

In order for the Dominion Liberty Lacrosse club to be successful, participants are expected to make all practices and tournaments.  

Dominion Liberty Lacrosse offers 12 to 15 practices and two to three tournaments per season. Additional opportunities for practices and tournaments may be added to the schedule by coaches. 
   
We know personnel situations come up; please communicate with your daughter’s coaching staff as conflicts occur.


DOMINION LIBERTY TEAMS


2018 TEAMS to TRYOUT For: 

2021/2022

2023

2024

2025

2026


2018 Fall TRYOUTS ANNOUNCED 

AUGUST 8th- Carl Sandburg MS

Tryout Times:

2026,2025,2024 - Check in 6:00pm - Tryout 6:10-7:20pm

2023, 2022/2021 - Check in 6:30pm - Tryout 6:40-8:00pm

 

2018 fall SEASON SCHEDULE (tentative)

Tryouts: August 8th - MAKE UP end of August
First week of September: 1st Team practice begins

Practices: Once a week(weekend) for 2-3 hours, location and day TBA. We will have approximately 6-9 practices from September till mid November.

Fall Tournament Dates:

September 29/30 - TBD
October 14- Johns Hopkins University Queen on the Turf
November 3 - Gatorfest - St. Pauls School in Baltimore

November 9/10 - TBD


CLUB FEES 

Team Registration: 

Fees are solely for the purpose of covering coaches salaries, field rentals, team/player tournament registration fees, coaches travel, lodging and per diem expenses, and club administrative costs. Player lodging, food and transportation costs are not included.

Uniform Fee: $95

Uniform jersey and skort, practice pinney, bag and socks.