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Rebels Coaching Staff


Coach Haight

2033 Head Coach/Owner

Coach Haight is the Founder, President, and Director of thinkLAX and Rebels. He is the current Head Coach at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, MD. Haight has guided the Falcons to 13 WCAC titles and 16 National Rankings. His career record is 336-80-3. Good Counsel has won and amassed a 95% WCAC win percentage since 2004! More of Coach Haight's achievements include: 10 X WDNT National Coach including a National Championship at WDNT, first coach at UA All-American Senior Game, 34 Coach of the Year Awards, #2 Nationally in 2015, #5 Nationally in 2016, #6 Nationally in 2011, #15 Nationally Inside Lacrosse 2022, #15 Nationally USA Lacrosse 2021, #1 Washington Post 2010, 2011, 2015, and 2023!   Head Coach of 2021 Undefeated MD Select Team winner of 5 tournaments. Coach Haight encourages players to challenge themselves academically, physically, and emotionally while completing their high school education.


2033 Assistant Coach

Coach Noelle is currently an Assistant Coach to the Varsity squad at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, in Olney, MD. Prior to coaching at Good Counsel, she lead the Junior Varsity team at Stone Ridge. Noelle was also the Varsity assistant coach at Sidwell Friends, and also at Flint Hill. Noelle started her lacrosse career in Windsor, Connecticut, and lettered 4 years on Varsity. She also played varsity soccer for 4 years. Noelle attended Virginia Tech. She made the women’s varsity lacrosse team as a walk-on Freshman year, played 3 years, and graduated in 2008. Post graduation, Noelle moved to San Diego where she coached and worked for Adrenaline Lacrosse. In 2010, Noëlle moved to Maryland and began coaching with Cardinal Club Lacrosse team. She transitioned into being the Director of Recruiting where she supported girls through the recruiting process so they could play at the Collegiate level. Noelle holds a Bachelor's degree and in the Science of Exercise and Nutrition and a Masters in Public Health. Noëlle is married and has two kids. She lives locally in Laytonsville.

Molly Perfetto

2033 Assistant Coach

Coach Molly Perfetto (Morris) is from Silver Spring, MD. She attended the Bullis School in Potomac, MD. She was First Team All-County, 2nd Team All- Met, and Bullis’ Female Athlete of the Year (2012). She went on to play Division 1 Lacrosse at Mount St. Mary’s University (2012-2016). Her senior year she earned First- Team All NEC. Post-graduation Coach Molly went on to coach at Hood College in Frederick, MD while earning her Masters in Business from Mount St. Mary’s in 2017. After Coach Molly went on to be the Assistant Coach at Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, PA for the 2018 season. At W&J Coach Molly helped multiple players earn various awards including- ORLC Defensive Player, First Team All ORLC, 2nd Team All West Region, All ECAC Team, and First Team All-West Region. After coaching at W&J Coach Molly moved back to Maryland and began coaching Varsity Girls Lacrosse alongside her brother Will Morris (Rebels 2027 Assistant Coach) at Rockville Highschool. She is excited to be working with the 2033s and looking forward to a successful year!

Melissa Boyle

2032 Head Coach

Coach Melissa Boyle started playing lacrosse in high school at Our Lady of Good Counsel. She helped lead Good Counsel to its first WCAC Championship in 2001. She went on to play at Virginia Tech where she was awarded Rookie of the Year in her freshman year. She coached at several college level summer lacrosse camps during her time in college, student coached for a season at Virginia Tech, and assisted Coach Haight post-college for the 2006 season at Good Counsel. Melissa just finished her fifth (5th) season coaching youth lacrosse in a First/Second grade recreation league with a successful undefeated Spring season. She also just wrapped up a successful ear as an assistant coach of a 2032 club team in Bethesda. Melissa has always loved lacrosse and has found an even deeper passion and appreciation for the sport since she has started coaching at the youth level. She focuses on building her players' confidence and self-esteem while creating a positive environment where her plavers can thrive and be successful. She hopes not only to develop her players' lacrosse skills but also instill a love for the sport.

Charles Boyle

2032 Assistant Coach

Coach Charles Boyle played boy's lacrosse in high school at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School. He played football at Georgetown University and continued to play summer league lacrosse throughout college and post college. Charles coached youth recreation boy's lacrosse for two years, currently coaches three youth basketball teams in the winter, and assistant coaches vouth tackle and flag football in the fall. Charles has assisted Melissa in youth girl's lacrosse the past five seasons and has fallen in love with the women's game. He loves to coach and is very passionate about it.

Abby Sheklow

2029/2030 Head Coach

Coach Abby is the Associate Director for Rebels as well as Executive Vice President for thinkLAX. She is from La Crescenta, CA and has been coaching for Rebels since 2019. Coach Abby went to Crescenta Valley High School where she helped start a girls team her sophomore year. She was a Varsity Captain all three years as well as an All-Conference and All-Region attacker. She played collegiate lacrosse at Albion College where she was a captain, All-Conference Attacker, and earned two MIAA Conference championships as well as competed in the Division III NCAA Tournament. She graduated from Albion Top 5 in all time points, goals, and assists as well as Top 10 in ground balls. In 2016, Coach Abby had the opportunity to represent Israel Lacrosse on their High School National Team in games against the Serbian and Polish teams. Coach Abby also assists for the 2026 Rebels team in her spare time and will be starting as the Damascus HS Girls Varsity Head Coach this year. Coach Abby began as a journalist for Lacrosse Extras in October of 2022 and got to represent the organization at the Division I NCAA Championship this year as an on-field photographer. She is very excited for her first year as a head coach for Rebels. She can't wait to help players grow into strong, confident individuals and learn to love the game as much as she does.

Sophia Sinai

2029/2030 Assistant Coach

Coach Sophie is from Potomac, MD. She has been playing lacrosse for 14 years and was a First Team All County Midfielder at Churchill HS where she started on varsity all four years and was a captain her last two. Coach Sophie also played for Rebels on the 2022 team, who ranked top 10 in the nation in 2021 for club. Last year, she assisted Churchill as well as leading her own private coaching sessions. This will be her first ear coaching for Rebels and she is so excited to teach the girls about the sport and see them become better players.

Mila Pekar

2029/2030 Assistant Coach

Coach Mila is from Bethesda, Maryland. She has been playing lacrosse for 14 years and currently plays collegiately at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell where she is entering her sophomore year. She made the DC Under Armour All-American Highlight Team in 2021 and was on the Under Armour Senior Watchlist in 2022. She graduated from Walter Johnson High School in 2022 were she was a captain her Senior year and was announced as a First team All-County midfielder her Junior and Senior years. She also played field hockey her freshman year and ran track for 3 years. She was on the Rebels 2022 team who ranked 10th in the nation in 2021. She has coached on Rebels for two seasons working with the 25s and the 30/31s. She is super excited to start a new journey with the 29/30s and to coach besides one of her former coaches Abby Sheklow and former teammate Sophie Sinai.

Kelly Hughes

2027 Head Coach

Kelly Hughes is from Olney, MD and currently is a MCPS 5th grade math and science teacher. Coach Hughes attended Sherwood High School where she was a High School All-American, as well as earned First Team All-County, All-Division, and All-Journal (which is no longer a newspaper organization) Honors in 2004. She attended Iona College (now University) from 2004-2008 where she played DI Lacrosse for the Gaels in the MAAC conference. After college, Coach Hughes lived in the UK where she taught PE and coached lacrosse. She played against the Welsh National Team and with other international players while abroad. From 2009 - present, Coach Hughes has coached with the Rebels Lacrosse Club.  She has served as the primary developmental coach, prior to their high school careers, for the 2018 and 2021 graduating classes, who combined had over 25 players commit to play in college. She is currently the head coach for the 2027 team and has been since the 2018/19 school year.  Coach Hughes has also been the head coach for Sherwood High School since the spring of 2012 where she has a 141-25 career record (with only 7 loses to county opponents), and has won 11 Division titles, 6 Region Titles, made 3 state semi final appearances, and 1 State Championship appearance. She is the recipient of 4 County Coach of the Year awards, the Pigskin Club Lacrosse Coach of the Year in 2019, and was the MPSSAA State Coach Of the Year in 2021. Coach Hughes loves making her players work hard toward a goal, giving girls empowerment through on field decision making, and encouraging the community around the team to feel like family. We support each other while pushing each other! She is looking forward to another winning year with her 2027 team and can't wait to see how they do in their high school seasons.

Will Morris

2027 Assistant Coach

Emily Colliflower

2026 Head Coach

Coach Emily has been coaching with Rebels since fall of 2019 after previously coaching the Renegades 2023s team for 3 seasons. She is currently the Head JV Coach at Our Lady of Good Counsel, a position she has held since 2017 while also serving as a certified official for the Central Maryland Officials Association, where she started out as a junior official at age 16. Coach Emily is also our Rebels Social Media Coordinator. She is an alum of Westminster High School here she played both lacrosse and field hockey and was a First-Team All Metro field hockey goalie as well as a state champion. After high school she attended Penn State where she played club lacrosse. Currently, she works as a Licensed Behavior Analyst in long-term care after finishing her second Masters in Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis on top of her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Penn State and a Masters in Applied Psychology from the University of the Arts, London, England.

Eitye Sheklow

2026 Assistant Coach

Coach Eitye has been with Rebels since his family made the move to Maryland in 2019. Back in California he coached club lacrosse with Tribe Lacrosse, Falcon Lacrosse, and Wave. He also helped with the push to bring Lacrosse into the spotlight and see it become an official CIF recognized sport. Coach Eitye worked alongside his daughter, his wife, and his longtime coaching partner Boz Crowther to create the Crescenta Valley HS women's lacrosse team and bring Lacrosse to the Pacific League in Southern California. The CV Falcons became the fastest team to win a league title and a mainstay in the Southern Section CIF top 20. After the move to Maryland in 2019 he immediately joined the Rebels family and became the Co-Head Coach for the Rebels 22 Black team. Under him Rebels 22 Black became a top 20 team nationally and reached high as the top 10 while going 14 – 0 in the summer of 2021. Coach Eitye was also the head coach at Magruder HS and led the Colonels to their first winning season. He departed Magruder in 2022 and joined the Good Counsel lacrosse family in 2023. In the Fall of 2022, he joined the Rebels 26 coaching staff where he is currently applying his brand of system-oriented offense and a positive coaching based philosophy. Along with Coaches Emily Colliflower, Abby Sheklow, and Jesse Manger he is excited to bring the Rebels 2026 team to new height and  push up them up through the  rankings.

Jesse Manger

2026 Assistant Coach

Jesse Manger has been affiliated with the Rebels Lacrosse Club since joining the 2022 Black team in the 7th grade. She was a starting midfielder and leader for the Top-10 ranked team in 2021. She attended Our Lady of Good Counsel High School where she played lacrosse and was involved in the performing arts. Jesse was JV team captain her freshman year and then a 3 year varsity player. Her senior year at Good Counsel she was awarded All-WCAC First Team after contributing to a conference championship. She’s now a rising sophomore at Marist College where she’s majoring in Criminal Justice, minoring in Spanish, and a member of the Division I Women’s Lacrosse team. In her freshman year Jesse came off the bench in 10 games, tallying 13 draw controls, 1 goal, and 1 caused turnover. Jesse looks forward to coaching the 2026 team during her time at home over the summer and is hopeful to catch a tournament or two in the Fall if her schedule allows.

Chelsea Feeney

2025 Head Coach

Coach Chelsea Feeney started playing lacrosse at a very young age. She is the proud lacrosse alumni of Damascus High School where she was a 4 year varsity player. Coach Chelsea played as a Rebel through her high school seasons and was recruited to play at Frostburg State University where she was a four year starter, 2 year captain, and lead assister for the Bobcats. After college, she coached at Clarksburg and Blair High School. Coach Chelsea has a degree in Health Promotion and Education as well as certifications in Nutrition and Yoga.  Outside of coaching, Coach Chelsea is a nutritional advisor for adults and has a business in performance nutrition advising for youth athletes.

Mike O'Keefe

2025 Assistant Coach