FLC women’s lacrosse adds Myers to staff

Former Temple standout joins coaching ranks

The Fort Lewis College women’s lacrosse team recently added Janell Myers, who spent last year coaching at Birmingham Southern College in Alabama, to the coaching staff.

Myers was responsible for the offensive segments of practices, some recruiting and other administrative tasks at Birmingham Southern College. She also previously coached in 2009 at her alma mater, Smoky Hill High School in Aurora, a year in which the Buffs qualified for the postseason.

“Janell also brings a lot of knodwledge about the attacking side of the field,” FLC head coach Kelsey MacDonald said in a news release.

Myers played her college lacrosse at Division I Temple University in Philadelphia, finishing her career with the 2008 season. In that year, the Owls won the Atlantic 10 postseason title and qualified for the NCAA Tournament, and Myers qualified for the All-Tournament Team at the end of the postseason.

She then returned to Colorado, earning a degree in history from Metro State in 2010.

At Smoky Hill, Myers was a three-time All-Centennial League pick and earned All-America honors for the Buffs. She’s also an accomplished Australian Rules Football player, having played for the United States Australian Football League champion Denver Bulldogs in 2010 and the U.S. World Cup team in 2011.