Scott starting playing lacrosse in high school and as a two year captain was instrumental in transitioning the team from a club sport to a varsity sport. After playing for the Ohio University Lacrosse Club in college, he then played several years for the Atlanta Lacrosse Club where he met fellow Buckhead Girls Lacrosse coach Brooks Gregory. He has also coached youth sports for the Metro Atlanta YMCA and Atlanta Youth Lacrosse.
Brooks fell in love with Lacrosse in high school and continued to play throughout college. After graduating, Brooks moved to Atlanta and played on the Atlanta Men’s lacrosse team, where he met Buckhead Girls Lacrosse coach Scott Gaskill. Brooks has several years coaching experience including the Atlanta Youth Lacrosse team and Centennial High School in Roswell. Brooks has 3 daughters: Eliza, Brier and Lydia. His wife, Whitney, will be on hand most Saturdays to help on the field.
Whitney started playing lacrosse her first year of high school. She went on to play four years of collegiate ball at Tennessee Wesleyan and graduated from Shorter University. She was named 2nd team in the National Women’s Lacrosse League for 2 years in a row as well as All Tournament. She has been officiating girls and youth lacrosse for several years, and serves as a coach for Buckhead Girls Lacrosse.
Wendy helped found Buckhead Girls Lacrosse when her daughters expressed interest in playing Lacrosse, but there were no leagues in Metro Atlanta or Buckhead for younger girls. She now helps coordinate the league’s registrations, schedules, and marketing.
Megan den Exter
Megan has more than 10 years of experience coaching girls lacrosse, including coaching the Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse team at Marist School for the last 6 years. Megan also coached with Chicago Youth Lacrosse focusing on teaching the fundamentals of the game for girls aged 3 – 18. As a Division III athlete at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA, she had starting positions on both attack and defense for the Lyons. During her 4-year career, she set all-time records in numerous categories including career goals, ground balls, and draw controls. She was the recipient of the Ruth C. Timm Lacrosse Recognition Award for outstanding play for the 2007 and 2010 seasons. As a captain in her senior year, she led her team to second place in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). For four years, she made the New England Women’s and Men’s Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference team and broke their record for draw controls during the 2010 season. She was the NEWMAC Player of the Week on two occasions, ECAC offensive player of the week in 2010, and she was selected to represent the Lyons at the IWCLA Senior All-Star game. She is originally from Granger, IN where she was named Indiana’s All-American Lacrosse Player in 2006. Megan currently lives in Brookhaven with her husband Neal; their daughter, Lily; and Corgi, Polly.