Welcome to Big Fish Lacrosse!
Club lacrosse program est. 2018
Tryouts for the 2021-2022 season have been completed. Please email BigFishLacrosse@gmail.com for interest and inquiry.

Our Coaches

Coach Lauren O'Brien started Big Fish in 2018 after 10 years of varsity coaching in central Ohio. As the program has grown, Coach Lauren has recruited a power team of coaches.

Girls 2023/2024 Team

  • Coach Katie Keefe (played at Ohio State University, 2x All-American, 3x State Champion)
  • Coach Dylan Smith (Pickerington Central graduate, key attacker at Capital University) 

Girls 2025/2026 Team

  • Coach Lauren O'Brien (club owner, coached at Thomas Worthington & St. Francis DeSales, 2x State Champion)
  • Coach Lucy Andrews (Baltimore native, played at Randolph-Macon, coach at St. Francis DeSales, State Champion)
  • Coach Sophia Finotti (DeSales graduate, starter for University of Cincinnati, All-American, 2x State Champion) 
Goalie Coach
  • Coach Sam Scott (Thomas Worthington graduate, plays at Illinois Wesleyan University) 

The inaugural Boys Big Fish Lacrosse Team begins in fall of 2021 - led by Head Coach Nate Willison of Westerville, Ohio! Team includes players of the 2029, 2030 and 2031 graduating classes - Welcome Boys! 
Schedule & Commitment
Commitment to both practices and tournaments is key- our practices are action packed and fueled by great instruction, we don't want you to miss out & tournaments are go-time! Our program consists of two seasons: fall & summer. 

Fall 2021 Season (mid September through October)
  • Practices Sunday afternoons September 19th through October 17th.
  • All teams will attend NXT Fall Grand Prix Tournament October 23-24 (Westfield, IN) 
  • local small sided events (i.e. DeSales 3v3, Pickerington 5v5, OSU 5v5)
Summer 2022 Season (June 1 through August 1)
College Recruiting
2023, 2024 & 2025 Players
  • All tournaments are recruiting tournaments which attract many college coaches, especially of the midwest and southeast regions
  • All players receive an IWLCA Recruiting Profile Account - an incredible tool that brings players, parents, club coaches and college coaches together in one platform! 
  • With an IWLCA Recruiting Profile, players can...
    • discover and research academic and athletic options
    • connect with any coach of your choosing nationwide
    • show off your game film and highlight reels! 
    • get an alert every time a coach checks out your film
Email: BigFishLacrosse@gmail.com
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