Amy Harms returns to the Cardinal Lacrosse staff for her second season as the program's volunteer assistant. Last year Harms assisted with a number of different facets of the program, including bringing her valuable game experience to practice, drills, and scrimmages. She comes to the Farm after graduating from Stanford's MPLL opponent St, Mary's, where she made a huge impact on the Gaels' lacrosse program. At St. Mary's, she was a strong defender, usually marking the strongest attacker on opposing teams. Her senior season she converted 10 goals and 10 assists in addition to being a three-time team captain. Her accolades include being named Team's Most Inspirational in 1998 and 1999, Team MVP in 2000 and a WWLL All-Star in 2000 and 2001. She also played for the USA West lacrosse team in Japan, Prague, England and Wales for two years and was the team's captain.
Over the past three years, Harm's has coached at various Nike lacrosse camps and while attending St. Mary's she coached softball, soccer and volleyball at a local junior high school. She graduated from St. Mary's with a BA in Liberal & Civic Studies and earned her teaching credential in 2002. A native of Novato, CA, she currently resides in San Francisco and aspires to be the first Californian to make the US Team. She will train at Stanford and bring her skills to practice, where she will look to improve her game and that of the Stanford team's as well.