Head Girls Lacrosse Coach and Performance Consultant
Sarah Lamphier has coached college lacrosse for the last 14 years at both private liberal arts schools and public state schools. Most recently she was the Assistant Lacrosse Coach at Slippery Rock University where she helped the program achieve a 22-17 record (.564). Before that, Lamphier was head coach at Guilford College for five seasons during which she went 48-37 (.565) and guided the Quakers to the program’s best five-year run in school history. Lamphier was named the ODAC Coach of the Year in 2014 after leading Guilford to a 12-7 record and the program’s first trip to ODAC conference championship game. The Quakers won 21 more games over Lamphier’s final three seasons as head coach.
As a player, Lamphier (née Berheide), was a two-sport standout at Skidmore College. A four-year starting goalkeeper for the lacrosse team, Lamphier holds Skidmore career records in goals against average (7.01) and save percentage (.594). She was named the Upstate Women’s Lacrosse Goaltender of the Year in 2005. She also led the Skidmore field hockey team to three NCAA Tournament appearances over a four-year career. She then went on to earn her master’s degree in American studies from Trinity College.
As a Skyward Performance Coach Sarah will take her experience working with hundreds of female athletes at five different colleges ranging from Division I to Division III, four different club programs, and countless camps and clinics to help student-athletes find the right college experience academically, athletically, and socially. Sarah assists athletes in working to understand the complexities and timeline of college recruiting, help them identify their best matches and liaise with college coaches.