Coaching Staff

Tom McKee
Head Coach, Founder

Tom is the founder of boys lacrosse in Northern Kentucky (middle school and youth) 2005, as well as the founder of the Northern Kentucky Warriors Lacrosse Club in 2005. He has coached in some way shape or form since 2005. He was the Nor. Ky warriors head youth coach from 2005 -2008, the Nor. Ky warriors head middle school coach from 2005-2009. He was the JV coach at CCH from 2008-2010, co-head coach of the of the Nor. Ky Warriors high school team in 2011. He also coached the Nor. Ky warriors middle school team again in 2012-2013 and then moved on to Dixie Heights as an assistant in 2014 to the present.

While coaching in 2007-2009, Tom was named the LYLA Coach of the Year in 2009. His teams won the league in 2007 and 2009. He was also a member of the KLA Board of Directors in 2013-2015. He is the head coach and director of the Storm.

Conner McKee
Assistant Coach

Conner McKee has been active in Northern Kentucky lacrosse since the beginning of lacrosse in Northern Kentucky and is an original (charter) member of the Northern Kentucky Warriors Lacrosse Club since the fall of 2005. Some of Conner's accomplishments include being a member of the Warriors team that won the Lexington lacrosse league champs 2007. While playing on the middle school team Conner was an assistant coach for the youth team from 2006 thru 2007 and the Warriors middle school team from 2008 thru 2009. During the 2009 season Conner coached the offense and was instrumental in securing a state championship for the Warrior club.

Which was quite the feat, since he was a varsity lacrosse attack man for the Covington Catholic high school lacrosse team from 2008 thru 2010. During the 20011 season the Covington Catholic boy's high school team was disbanded and Conner became a member of the Northern Kentucky Warriors High School lacrosse team. While attending college at Northern Kentucky University Conner returned to coaching the Northern Kentucky Warriors middle school lacrosse team from 2012 thru 2013. Conner next moved up to become an assistant coach at the Dixie Heights High School boy's lacrosse team from 2013 thru the 2015 season. Conner then moved to his alma mater and became the head lacrosse coach at Covington Catholic high school in 2016. Conner currently is a co head coach of the Northern Kentucky Storm summer lacrosse club, a position he held with the Kentucky Colonels summer travel lacrosse club for 2015 thru 2016.

Shae McKee
Assistant Coach

Shae McKee has been involved in Northern Kentucky since it's inception in the fall of 2005, currently Shae is co-head coach, defense and man down coordinator for the Northern Kentucky Storm summer lacrosse club. A position he has held previously with the Kentucky Colonels summer travel lacrosse team from 2015 thru 2016. Shea's other accomplishments include being an original (charter) member of the Northern Ky Warriors lacrosse club 2005. As a member of the team, Shae played defensive long pole from 2005 thru 2009, team captain 2008,2009. In 2009 the Warriors won the State Championship. After middle school Shae moved up to Covington Catholic and played on the freshman team 2010. In 2012,2013,Shae was a member of the Varsity squad and Co Captain He was awarded the Covington Catholic Most valuable player Defense 2012 In the 2011 season Covington Catholic did not have a lacrosse club, Shae played defense for the Northern Kentucky Warriors High School team.

Jami Bennett
Girls Head Coach

I started playing lacrosse in 5th grade up in Medina, OH (Cleveland area). In high school, I was a 4 year varsity letter winner & my senior year of high school I was captain of our school's first ever girls lacrosse D1 state championship. That year I was named to the all-district team. I went to college at Miami University (OH) where I played club lacrosse, becoming captain my senior year. I graduated from Miami University in 2014 with a degree in Chemistry, and currently work as a full time chemist at Sun Chemical. I am also newly apart of the Notre Dame Academy program as of this year as an assistant varsity coach

Patrick Ciuccio
Assistant Boys Coach