The CYL Team

Alejandro Heyworth

Online | Coach | President | Co-Founder

Alejandro played lacrosse at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is eager to build Cambridge Youth Lacrosse into the program that he wished he had as a kid. He is a native New Yorker, but an ardent supporter and coach of Cambridge Youth Sports.


Frederica Turner

Treasurer

Frederica is a native of Cambridge, MA and the mother of a 12 year-old lacrosse player. She earned her BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her MBA from The Wharton School and is eager to help support Cambridge Youth Lacrosse to the best of her abilities.


Courtney Wilson

Clerk

Courtney grew up in the suburbs of Boston and is the mom of a U13 lacrosse player. She is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law, and has been involved with the Head of the Charles Regatta for nearly two decades, as both the volunteer coordinator (10 years) and a current member of the Race Committee. She is very excited to be a part of Cambridge Youth Lacrosse.


Alexander McFerran

Director | Coach | Co-Founder

Alex played lacrosse at Colgate University where he was captain of the team. Alex also coached the boys’ varsity team at The Branson School in Ross, California. Alex has a 13 year-old son and a 9 year-old daughter both of whom love to throw the ball around, and he can’t wait for this Cambridge Youth Lacrosse’s first spring scrimmage.


Suzannah McFerran

Director | Girls Program Director | Coach

Suzannah grew up playing lacrosse in Philadelphia and played varsity lacrosse in high school. At Brown University, she decided to sail competitively and was a two time All American. Suzannah has a 13 year-old son and a 9 year-old daughter, both of whom love to play. She looks forward to getting back out onto the lacrosse field and helping build the Cambridge Youth Lacrosse program.


Lisa Kaneb

Coach | Director

Lisa Kaneb is a proud parent of three Cambridge Youth Lacrosse Falcons and has experience coaching ice hockey, field hockey, and lacrosse at the middle and high school levels. She is also a US Lacrosse Level II trained coach and leads our U13 girls teams. Lisa played lacrosse for the University of Vermont Catamounts and holds a M.Ed. degree from Lesley University.


Matt Walsh

Coach | Director

Matt started playing MBYLL lacrosse in 8th grade for the Northborough/Southboro Tomahawks. He continued on to play varsity lacrosse for Algonquin Regional High School.

Matt's coaching career began during high school and he has continued coaching since then. During his time at Skidmore College he worked with youth in the Saratoga Springs area. After graduation, he moved back to the Boston area and helped coach a team in Brookline for one year. This will be his third year coaching for Cambridge and first on the board of directors.

Matt is Assistant Staff in the Bioengineering Systems and Technology Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.


Matt Kavet

Coach | Director

Matt began playing lacrosse as a high schooler in Wayland, MA. As a senior he was named a Dual County league all-star and captained a team that qualified for the state tournament for the first time in the program’s history. He is a graduate of Skidmore College where he played four seasons as a long stick middie for the Thoroughbreds. He has 4 years of experience coaching youth lacrosse at the primary school level. Matt is the father of two boys, both of whom participate in the Cambridge youth lacrosse program.


Tobi Thuerk

Coach | Director

Tobi grew up in Frankfurt am Main, Germany and began playing lacrosse when he moved to Berlin for University. He quickly took to the sport and became a dedicated player and defense-man. His Berlin team, Berlin Lacrosse aka BLAX, won two national championships in his time with them. He was selected to play for the German national team in 2006 at the World Lacrosse Championships in London, Ontario, where he met his wife. They now have three young children/aspiring lacrosse players. Tobi has coached beginning and experienced players from age 5 through varsity high school programs and is excited to bring that experience to the Cambridge Youth Lacrosse family.