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Denise Wescott

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2018


University of Maryland

Wescott was inducted as a truly great contributor who served as an administrator and game developer. Her lengthy resume includes service at many different levels across four decades. Notably, Wescott served as president of the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association) from 1999-2001 and as its treasurer for three years. She has been a member of the FIL’s (Federation of International Lacrosse) World Cup Committee since 2005, and served on the organization’s development committee for 14 years. She has served four terms on the NCAA Rules Committee, and was a US Lacrosse leadership volunteer for 10 years. She has conducted player and coach development clinics nationally and internationally, including in 14 different countries, and served as head coach of the German National Team for 10 years, taking them to their first World Cup.

Domestically, she amassed over 200 wins as a collegiate head coach, including stints at Rutgers, Delaware, Mt. St. Mary’s and Monmouth. At the time of her induction, she was serving as an assistant coach at Cal Berkeley.