2018 – Amanda McKie

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Class List 2018 – Amanda McKie

In 1990 Amanda was introduced to Pop Lacrosse in Dumfries by Syracuse University coaches in memory of the Lockerbie Air Disaster where 35 Syracuse students lost their lives.

1991 Member of the team which won the first Scottish Pop Lacrosse Championships 9-2. Amanda scored 7 goals in the final.

Internationals

1992 Took up field lacrosse and became the first Scottish
state school pupil to represent Scotland
1994 – 96 Selected to play for Junior Scotland
1995 – 97 Selected for Scotland U21 Internationals
1996 – 2005 Represented Scotland in the Home Internationals
In 2000 was awarded the “Young Player of the
Series”
2003 – 2005 Represented the Home Scots as a player and coach

European Championships

In 1996, 1998, 2000 and 2004 Amanda represented Scotland at the European Championships. In 1999 was a
player and coach of a Scotland development team at the European Championships in England. In 2000 she
represented Scotland and helped to organise the European Championships, in Glasgow. In the same year Amanda
was selected for the European “All Star” Team at European Championships

World Cups

1995 Competed in the first U19 World Championship in Philadelphia, USA. (Top Scottish points scorer)
1997 Represented Scotland at IFWLA World Cup in Japan
2001 Represented Scotland at IFWLA World Cup in England
2005 Represented Scotland at IFWLA World Cup in USA gaining player of the match against New
Zealand scoring 9 goals / top Scottish points scorer and 4th highest points scorer in the world after
playoff matches
Gained over 100 caps and scored more than 100 goals for Scotland.


Umpiring

1996 – 2004 Passed P level award and umpired senior club level matches
2004 – 2005 Passed B level award and umpired senior club level matches, Junior Scotland, U21 matches and
senior matches in Vale, Colorado
2000 – 2018 Umpire Regional and National pop lacrosse championships and train coaches/teachers/sports leader to umpire

Coaching / Development

1993 – 2000 Qualified as a Preliminary coach. gained a Level 5 Coaches Award. qualified as a BLCF Coach
2000 – 2001 National Development Officer, qualified as BLCF PCA Tutor, qualified as a Club Coach
2001 – 2004 Sports Camps Specialist Lacrosse Coach. 2000-05 Club coach
2004 – 2018 Ran several preliminary and club coaching award courses as well as teachers and leaders courses.

Pop Lacrosse Coach and Regional Development Officer coaching over a thousand of children each
year. Organised and ran regional events, play-off matches and Scottish Championships
2008 – 2018 Coached and organised several Scottish school pop lacrosse teams to compete in the English Nationals and was placed 2nd in the UK twice against 20-24 English and Welsh teams annually
2009 Gained Club Sport Stirling Team of the Year Award with one of her schools.