Whitney Vecchio, a former lacrosse standout at General Brown and LeMoyne College, has been named the new head coach of the women’s lacrosse at Jefferson Community College.
Vecchio, director of the Different Road Patriots traveling lacrosse club, is the assistant coach of the Watertown High School women’s lacrosse team. She played on the United States team that took home silver in the 2008 Lacrosse Down Under Cup Tournament in Australia.
“I am thrilled about the opportunity to coach lacrosse at Jefferson Community College and be a part of such a dedicated academic and athletic institution,” said Vecchio. “This is a chance for me to share my passion and competitiveness for the game at the collegiate level.”
A 2008 LeMoyne graduate, Vecchio is a special education teacher in the Watertown school system.