2027 co-head coach
Kelly Taffe Lynn was a two- sport athlete for Washington and Lee, competing in Field Hockey and Lacrosse. She graduated holding the school’s most prestigious records for both sports, scoring more goals and totaling more points than any player in both programs history.
Kelly was a 2004 second team All- American and earned both the 2001 first year and 2004 senior year Most Valuable Female Athlete at W&L. She was inducted in the Washington & Lee Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015.
Kelly began her lacrosse coaching career in Australia, and then spent a year coaching for the English Lacrosse League in London, England. She followed that with a year coaching as the volunteer assistant coach to the UVA lacrosse team in 2006. Kelly also spent a year refereeing high school lacrosse in Albemarle County. She currently also coaches for focus field hockey, which is a local developmental program.
Kelly was born and raised in Charlottesville and has coached the 2027 team since inception. She is the proud mother of triplets (two boys and a girl) and her husband coaches the 2027 travel Hooville Hawks boys lacrosse team. Kelly is the Vice President of Sales/ p.r.e.p. of the Atlantic
Coast Athletic Club.