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EASTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL NAMES NEW HEAD GIRLS LACROSSE COACH
APPLE VALLEY, MN- Eastview High School Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Athletics Matt Percival has announced the hiring of Ashley Maskel as Head Girls Lacrosse Coach for the 2018 season. Maskel will replace Kate Leavell who resigned to accept a coaching position at University of Colorado – Colorado Springs.
Coach Maskel was born and raised in Apple Valley, MN and is an Eastview alum. At Eastview, she played lacrosse and hockey. After high school she attended Hamline University where she played division III hockey and club lacrosse for the Pipers. She graduated with a degree in psychology and is currently working as a behavior therapist for the Minnesota Autism Center.
Maskel started coaching lacrosse in 2011 as the junior varsity head coach at Eastview, and has served in that role since. She has been involved with youth programs and clinics throughout the summer months. For the past 5 years, coach Maskel has also served as a varsity hockey assistant coach for the Lightning during the winter months.
A short introductory “meet and greet” with Coach Maskel will be scheduled for all interested girls lacrosse players and their parents on Monday, January 8th at 6:00 p.m. in Lecture Room C250.
Quote from Coach Maskel:
“I am incredibly excited for the opportunity to continue working with the outstanding female student athletes here at Eastview and help the girls pursue their goals in lacrosse and beyond. Through passion, commitment, determination, and hardwork, I believe these girls can do anything they put their mind to.”
Quote from AD Matt Percival:
“We are thrilled to have someone as committed to student-athletes at Eastview as Coach Maskel to lead our girls lacrosse program. As a long-time assistant in both our girls hockey and lacrosse programs along with being an alum Ashley is well versed in the core values and purpose of our school and athletic department and has some great ideas on how to intentionally implement her vision.