Coach Named for New Women's Lacrosse Program
Kim Lenta has been named head coach for the Frederick Community College women’s lacrosse team, Athletic Director Rodney Bennett announced on Wednesday. Lenta will be charged with building the recently added program to begin competition next spring.
"Coach Lenta brings excellent playing, recruiting, and coaching experience to the program,” Bennett said. “Her strong passion for lacrosse and her desire to create a positive atmosphere will significantly benefit our student-athletes. We feel fortunate to have such a strong coach to start and build this program."
Lenta has been involved with women's lacrosse for almost thirty years and is currently a collegiate recruiting director. In that capacity, she has placed more than 100 student athletes into Division I, II, III and club programs across the country. Lenta has coached for the Linganore Urbana Youth Athletic Association, Urbana High School, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, and the Frederick Stars and Rebels Lacrosse clubs. She is also the owner of Radical Lacrosse, which hosts camps and clinics throughout the Western Maryland area. In addition to coaching, she has experience as a player, umpire, local, national and international volunteer.
Lenta was born and raised in Syracuse, NY and played lacrosse and rugby at DIII Clarkson University. She spent 10 years volunteering with US Lacrosse where she served on the USL Board of Directors, Women’s Division Board, Youth Council, Region’s Council and is the past president of the Western Maryland Chapter and former director of the Western Maryland Fall Ball program. Lenta also coached for the Metro Baltimore National Tournament team and has presented at the US Lacrosse National Convention. She is a US Lacrosse Level 3 certified coach and is a Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal certified coach. Lenta has been involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for numerous years and has coached the lacrosse sections at Montgomery and Frederick County camps.
Lenta resides in Ijamsville, MD with her husband Ken and her two children, Jackie Rose and Nick, who are currently in college at Rochester Institute of Technology and Clarkson University respectively.