Coaching Staff

Taylor Paige | Assistant Coach

Former Mary Washington standout Taylor Paige joined the women's lacrosse staff in August, 2018.

Paige, a Charlottesville native, played goalkeeper for perennial DIII power Mary Washington from 2011-2015. During her time at the CAC school, she set a league record for save percentage in a game in a shutout over Frostburg State University.

Following her graduation, Paige served as the head coach of the San Marcos (California) High School girls team while also serving as the goalkeeper coach for UC Santa Barbara.

In fall of 2016, Paige began a two-year run as an assistant coach at ODAC rival Bridgewater College. She mentored seven All-ODAC honorees in her two seasons on staff and also served as the interim head coach during the summer of 2017.

With the Hornets, Paige will be involved in all aspects of the program including practice and game management, on- and off-campus recruiting, academic mentoring and community service initiatives.

Lauren Bezmen | Volunteer Assistant Coach

Returning to the women's lacrosse staff is former DI standout Lauren Bezmen.

Bezmen, a Long Island, N.Y. native, came to Shenandoah after graduating from St. Francis (Pa.) University in May of 2013.

Bezmen played in 35 games during her Red Flash career and had a career-best three goals and one assist in her senior year while primarily playing defense.

She graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. Francis with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education and Special Education.

Off the field, she was named to the Dean's List and St. Francis Athletic Honor Roll all four years and was an IWLCA Academic Honor Roll honoree in 2012.

With the Hornets, she is involved in all aspects including practice planning and film coordination. She also focuses her on-field duties with the attack unit.