YJ North - Directors

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Ellen Mager- Director of Coaching & Player Development

 

Yellow Jackets North is excited to announce the hiring of Hudson Valley Lacrosse Hall of Famer, Ellen Mager. Ellen will be the programs Director of Coaching, Player Development, and Recruiting.  

More about Ellen: • HUDSON VALLEY LACROSSE HALL OF FAME • COACHED IN YORKTOWN PROGRAM FOR 21 YEARS • HEAD COACH FOR 15 YEARS AT YORKTOWN HS • 11 SECTIONAL TITLES. 8 AS A HEAD COACH & 3 AS AN ASSISTANT • 10 REGIONAL TITLES. 7 AS A HEAD COACH AND & 3 AS AN ASSISTANT • 4 STATE TITLES. 3 AS HEAD COACH AND 1 AS AN ASSISTANT • OVER 100 OF HER HS PLAYERS WENT ON TO PLAY IN COLLEGE • A VAST NUMBER OF ALL-AMERICANS • MULTIPLE PLAYERS HAVE WON A COLLEGE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AS A PLAYER AND/OR COACH • SEVERAL OF HER PLAYERS WENT ONTO COACH AT THE COLLEGIATE LEVEL • VARSITY BASKETBALL COACH FOR 15 YEARS • 12 YEARS WITH YORKTOWN

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Jaime Williams- Co- Director of Coaching & Player Development- williams.yjnorth@gmail.com

 

Jaime Williams was named Head Coach of Pleasantville (NY) Girl's Lacrosse in October 2017. In his first season, Williams led the Panthers to a 15- 4 season,  a League Championship, and to the Section Semi-Finals. His team was also the Champions of the 2018 Mt. Pleasant Cup. His players picked up 10 post season awards with 7 All-League and 3 All-Section players.   


The 2013 Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (FCIAC)  Coach of the Year as Head Coach at Danbury (Conn.) High School, Williams  brings more than a decade of coaching at all levels to Yellow Jackets North.  


At Danbury High School, Williams developed the Hatters into a  perennial postseason contender, highlighted by a 15-5 record and trip to  the 2013 FCIAC Semifinals, while competing in one of the most  competitive girls lacrosse conferences in the country.  

Prior to Danbury High School, Williams worked as an Assistant Women’s  Lacrosse Coach at Western Connecticut State University, and served as  Head Girls’ Lacrosse Coach at Brookfield (CT) High School. 

During a successful 2018 season, Coach Williams won his 90th career game.

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Will Collins- Director of Operations