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Coach Ashleigh Smith

Ashleigh Smith
Current Team
2026 Black

Ashleigh started her playing career with Gamber Lax.  Continued through her years at Westminster High School, being a four sport Athlete.  Assisting within County, Regional and State Championships.  Awarded All County, MVAL picks throughout.  Her lacrosse Club years were played for Check-Hers Elite 2010.  Ashleigh continued playing for Towson Women’s Lacrosse team. Ashleigh earned CAA Player of the Week honors after leading the Tigers to a pair of CAA road victories, including an upset of No. 19 James Madison on Sunday.  2012-started all 20 games, finishing the season second on the team with 49 points.

As the Head Coach of Check-Hers 2018 Black, Ashleigh coached successfully throughout the team’s clubs years including the recruiting process.


Recruiting Advisor Jess Onheiser

Jess Onheiser
Current Team
2024 Black, 2026 Black

Jess Onheiser graduated from Vanderbilt University, where she was a two-time All-American Lacrosse Conference member, a two-time IWLCA All-South Region First Team honoree, a two-time Academic All-American, and three-time member of the Southeastern Conference Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. From 2004 to 2008, Jess was a member of the United States National Developmental and Elite team. Jess was inducted into the Vanderbilt Hall of Fame in 2013 and the Greater Baltimore Hall of Fame in 2017. She is also the founder and owner of Recruit-Her LLC, offering services to improve individual and team skills through personal training sessions and recruiting consulting in order to educate players and parents about the multifaceted recruiting process.

Jess joined Check-Hers in 2013 and is on the Board of Directors. Previous coaching experience includes being the Varsity Head Coach at Garrison Forest School, and Division I lacrosse at the Ohio University and Loyola University Maryland.


Assistant Coach Jordan Sauro

Current Team
2026 Black

Jordan graduated from Shepherd University in 2020 where she was an attack/midfielder. She grew up in Mount Airy, Maryland and began her lacrosse career in elementary school where she played for MAYAA (Mount Airy Youth Athletic Association). She started playing for Check-Hers in middle school as a member of the 2016 team. She graduated from South Carroll and spent the summers assisting at lacrosse camps and tournaments while prepping for each college season. In 2020, she took advantage of a coaching internship, learning the ins and outs of running a program. She graduated with a minor in athletic coaching. She previously assisted with coaching Check-Hers 2022 & just finished her first season as a varsity coach at Winters Mill High School focusing on tuning up attack fundamentals.

Tournament Information

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June 2023

Live, Love, Lax

June 10 @ 8:00 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm
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Champions Cup

June 16 @ 8:00 am - June 18 @ 5:00 pm
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July 2023

Capital Cup

July 7 @ 8:00 am - July 9 @ 5:00 pm
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Mid Atlantic Showcase

July 15 @ 8:00 am - July 16 @ 5:00 pm
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