Coaches

Alex Duckenfield

Current assistant coach at Cardinal O'Hara High School. Three-year starter at Vanderbilt University. Voted captain as a senior. A First Team All-Big East Conference and IWLCA All West-Midwest Region Honors. High school All-American from Strath Haven High School. Former assistant coach at Agnes Irwin High School and helped the Owls win three Inter-AC Titles and two PAISSA State Championships. Coached at The Oak Hill School in Nashville, TN for one year while working at CBS Sports. Coaching competitive club lacrosse for 5 years. Currently coaches at Duck Lacrosse.  

Jen Duckenfield

Current head lacrosse coach at Cardinal O'Hara High School. One of the Philadelphia area’s top lacrosse instructors and a board member of the Pennsylvania Area School Girls Lacrosse Association, is the former varsity lacrosse coach for The Agnes Irwin School. Duckenfield has extensive coaching experience, having led the All-Philly Under Armour Team and the Ultimate Goal Lacrosse Club as well as varsity girls lacrosse teams for Strath Haven High School and Mount Saint Joseph Academy. She also directs numerous camps and clinics. Duckenfield guided The Agnes Irwin school from 2-18 to 22-2 record and an Inter-AC Championship 2016, 2015 & 2014 and 2017 State title. She was Philly Lacrosse Coach of the year 2015 and runner up 2014.  She also led Strath Haven to a share of its first Central League championship and a state playoff in 2008-2010 when she was named Phillylacrosse.com runner-up and Honorable Mention Coach of the Year 4 years. Coached Agnes Irwin to #1 place in PA and #6 in National Polls. Coaches Sarah Platt to U-19 National team and Hannah Keating to USL Player of the Year. Top Recruiter in PA. Daughter Alex Duckenfield named High School All American and played for Vanderbilt University.

Summer O'Donnell

A three-year starter and competitive defender for the Drexel Dragons lacrosse team. Was voted team captain as a senior. Served as a former assistant coach at Agnes Irwin and helped lead the Owls to a PAISSA State Championship and Inter-AC League Championship. Has multiple years of experience coaching competitive club lacrosse and coaching at Duck Lacrosse clinics. Currently an elementary teacher at Indian Lane School. 

Maggie Forker

A two-year starter and defensive standout at Vanderbilt University. Was voted team captain as a senior. Served as a former assistant coach at Agnes Irwin for three years helping the Owls win three Inter-AC Titles and two PAISSA State Championships. Coached club lacrosse for the past five years and coached at Duck Lacrosse Clinics for three years.

Maria Pansini

Current freshman at Princeton University. Captained the Agnes Irwin Owls as a junior and senior earning team MVP honors both seasons. Four-time Inter-AC League Champion and three-time PAISAA Champion. Under Armour Senior All- American. Two-time US Lacrosse All-American. Philadelphia Inquirer Player of the Year, All-Delco Player of the Year, USA Today All-USA Girls Lacrosse team an member of the 2018 All-IL Women High School Team.

Hailey Andress (Goalie Training)

Sophomore goalie at Cornell University. Four-year varsity letter winner at Agnes Irwin High School where she was a 2017 All-American, three-time first-team All-Main Line selection, three-time first-team All-Inter-AC, two-time All-Delco, and first-team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania. Led the Owls as a team captain to two PAISSA State Championships and three consecutive Inter-AC League Championships.