ALLIE EMALA POOS
Allie grew up in Baltimore, MD. Allie was a three-sport athlete playing lacrosse, field hockey, and basketball at Bryn Mawr School. She was fortunate to play 4 years of varsity lacrosse under one of the most successful high school coaches, Wendy Kridel. Allie went on to play Division I college lacrosse at Virginia Tech. During her career atVirginia Tech, she received the Division I NCAA Statistical Champion in Draw Controls (2010), All - ACC Women’s Lacrosse Team (2011), Most Valuable Player for the Virginia Tech Women’s Lacrosse Team (2010 and 2011) and was named to the 3rd Team All-American by SynapseSports.com (2011).
After graduating in 2011, Allie moved on to coach girls at both high school and college levels. She first coached all ages at Bedford Girls’ School in England and then went on to Division I college coaching at Stony Brook University. For the last 5 years, Allie has coached at the high school level. She most recently was an assistant coach for one of the most successful high school programs in the country, St. Stephens and St. Agnes School in Alexandria, Virginia. Allie had the opportunity to coach under one of the best and most experienced coaches in women’s lacrosse, Kathy Jenkins.
Currently, Allie is coaches both field hockey and lacrosse at Colorado Academy. She continues to nurture her passion for coaching by working with student athletes to help them reach their highest lacrosse potential.
In her free time Allie loves being newly married to Greg, exercising, running, hiking, spending time with their puppy, Parker and