South Shore Sticks is a competitive girls lacrosse organization whose mission is to inspire, motivate and support young female players, both on and off the lacrosse field.
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About South Shore Sticks

South Shore Sticks is now the fastest growing lacrosse program in NE for girls on the South Shore in grades K-10.  Its a fun, competitive and affordable.   We are based in Duxbury Mass - so finally convenient location for youth lacrosse players living on the south shore. Now Duxbury, Marshfield, Kingston, Pembroke, Plymouth, Hanover, Norwell etc can benefit from competitive lacrosse program right in their own back yard.  The number and level of players determined early in the season dictate the frequency of competitive games and/or tournaments.

The South Shore Stick leaders (US Lacrosse Certified) are strong, dynamic and experienced lacrosse players and coaches. They believe that every player has potential--and intend to give them the opportunity to play their best and experience the game of lacrosse in a fun, supportive and competitive that they too can fall in love with the greatest and oldest American born sport.

We strive to develop our young girls into superior lacrosse players by focusing on

  • Perfecting stick skills
  • Educating players on key lacrosse strategies
  • Training/conditioning players for the 'fastest game on two feet'
  • Developing confident, strong and passionate team players

For more information contact or call 339 933 1750

South Shore Sticks Coaches

Heather Maxey, Founder & Head Coach

Heather Maxey picked up her first lacrosse stick nearly 40 years ago at Derby Academy, and hasn't put it down since. She has tremendous passion for lacrosse and for the girls she's coached over the years.  Her number one priority for players of all ages is to nurture their love for the sport.  Heather oversees all practices with the help of adult & college age coaches for older girls, and HS coaches for younger girls.  Her animated personality and unique coaching tactics attracts players of all ages and levels.  


Coaching Background:


  • 2017+2016 MAC Coach of the Year, Womens' Varsity Lacrosse, Sacred Heart
  • Sacred Heart Varsity Head Coach 2014-Present. - Led Varsity team to states 3 years in a row. 

Coached Undefeated 1st Season with JV.

  • UMULEA Lacrosse Umpire Certification Training, 2014  
  • Duxbury Youth Lacrosse coach, Girls Grades 1-6, 2017-12
  • Founder/Coach South Shore Sticks (Now CroART Sports), a lacrosse development program for girls K-12.
  • Certified US Lacrosse Coach Levels 1-III
  • Certified PCA Double Goal Coach
  • Youth Lacrosse Training Clinics with Janice Tucker/Head Coach, Johns Hopkins University, 2013


Athletic Background:


  • Trained with Olympic Development B Team - Field Hockey
  • Featured Athlete in Publication "Americas Most Outstanding Athletes'
  • Awarded Most Valuable Athlete in graduating class of '83
  • Varsity Captain, Lacrosse & Field Hockey Dana Hall School - Class of '83
  • Lacrosse & Field Hockey St. Lawrence University - Class of '88
  • Triathlon First and Second Place finisher (Womens' division) in over a dozen NE triathlons (2003-2016) as individual and on teams.


Kelsie Tidman, Head Coach

  • Certified US Lacrosse Coach 2013/14
  • Certified PCA Double Goal Coach 2013

Varsity Lacrosse:

Bentley University 
  • Recruited to play Division2 lacrosse
  • Voted winner of the "Heart and Hustle" award freshman year
  • "Defender of the Year" sophomore and senior year.
  • SSAAC (student athletic advisory committee) team representative where she organized and managed many events that her team participated in with other Bentley teams.

Wachusett Regional School District
Bancroft School

  • Captain on the Varsity Lacrosse team junior and senior year
  • Voted MVP my senior year
  • Led the team in points
  • Selected to play in the NEWPSLA (New England Women's Prep School Lacrosse Association) All-Star game my sophomore and senior year

Graduated Cum Laude from Bentley in May 2013--majored in marketing with a double liberal studies major in Health and Industry and minored in Law. In addition to lacrosse she played soccer growing up and haw been a horse-back riding from a young age. Kelsie is an outgoing person, a natural leader and  excited to share her love of lacrosse with developing players.


Mike Alexandian, Director

  • Certified US Lacrosse Coach 2013/14
  • Certified PCA Double Goal Coach 2013


·        Kingston Girls Lacrosse Coach (GU11, GU13 & GU15)

·        Kingston Girls Lacrosse Coordinator (all age groups) - 2013 - 2014

·        Kingston Girls Soccer Coach GU06, GU08, GU10, GU12

o   Kingston GU12 Select Coach 2012 – 2013, 2013 – 2014

o   MYSA G License

·        Kingston Girls Soccer Coordinator GU12 (prior years for GU06, GU08, GU10)

·        Bentley University Varsity Hockey ’87 – ‘91

o   Asst Capt ‘91


Jenna Goldstein, Head Coach


  • Certified US Lacrosse Coach Level II 2013/14
  • Certified PCA Double Goal Coach 2013
  • Started playing lacrosse at age 7 in Duxbury
  • Played in the Scholar-Athlete Games and the Bay State Games
  • Varsity player all 4 years of high school
  • Played for Mass Elite, and also Bay State Selects
  • Recruited for D2 lacrosse, ended up playing at Assumption College
  • Freshman high scorer at Assumption
  • Jewish All American 4 years of college
  • Awarded “Most Coachable Athlete” in college
  • Traveled to Prague on a team with other D2 players
  • Coached JV lacrosse in Scottsdale AZ

Dan Reynolds, Coach

Playing Experience:
Moses Brown School, Providence, RI
Denison University, Granville, OH
Coaching Experience:
Marshfield Youth Lacrosse, Coach for Girls & Boys Teams

Tony Fisher, Coach


  • Assistant Coach for Duxbury High School Varsity Boys Team
  • Many years experience coaching girls lacrosse in Marshfield.


Sarah DaSuta, Coach

Sarah eagerly began playing Lacrosse with her brothers at the age of 5 with a boys stick and although sometimes terrified, it was a great way to build her confidence and the skills of the quick catch and throws.  By the seventh grade she was able to play for my own team and made varsity for Nashoba Brooks in concord, MA where she was captain and top scorer as a center. 
  • Certified cardio sport trainer/instructor (2011-Presesent)
  • Triathlete
    • 2nd place triathlon finisher and currently training for Fall Tri.(2012)
  • Club Founder, Lacrosse Coach
    • Launched Chicago based Lacrosse Club (2004-8)
  • Coach, Lacrosse
    • Coached young girls lacrosse in Duxbury Youth Lacrosse for past 5 years
  • Varsity Captain Lacrosse
    • Junior and Senior Year at Lawrence Academy
    • First and only woman at Lawrence Academy to score a 100 goals
  • Varsity Soccer
    • Recruited to play soccer for Lake Forest College
She is so proud of the advancements the girls have made and focus primarily on building really strong techniques, field placement, and defensive strategy. Her passion for helping girls become the best athlete and team mate they can be is endless and she is thrilled to work with the ever so fun Coach Maxey who utilizes this same passion by creating the long overdue South Shore Sticks!


Chistine Balzotti, Coach

  • -4 Year member of Duxbury High School girls varsity team
  • -6 year member of MassElite Lacrosse Club
  • -2012 & 2013 Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic
  • -2012 & 2013 Patriot League All-Star
  • -2011 & 2012 Selected to Lower New England National Tournament Team
  • -2012 Lower New England Team National Tournament Champions
  • -Starting attacker for Connecticut College Women's Lacrosse team
  • -Coached for Duxbury Youth Lacrosse in 2013 & 2014