Maggie Chizmar

Maggie Chizmar was named an assistant coach for VCU Lacrosse in August 2021.

Chizmar had previously served as an assistant coach at Babson College since 2019 where she helped lead the Beavers to the 2021 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Championship and a second round appearance in the 2021 NCAA Tournament.

Chizmar was a two-time All-American East selection as a student-athlete at UMBC and boasts coaching experience at Johns Hopkins as well as with elite lacrosse club organizations Northeast Maryland Select and the Coppermine Lacrosse Club.

While at Babson, Chizmar coached senior Georgia Salvatore who was named an IWLCA Third Team All-American while four student-athletes overall earned All-NEWMAC First-Team Honors. In 2019, she helped the Beavers earn their second consecutive NEWMAC regular season title and they also recorded their first win over a nationally-ranked opponent in nearly a decade.

Prior to Babson, Chizmar spent more than 10 years with the Northeast Maryland Select (NEMS) Lacrosse Club. She served as a head coach with the club beginning in 2005 and has had more than 38 of her athletes going on to play at the collegiate level.

She also spent time working for the Coppermine Lacrosse Club from 2013-15 and spent three seasons as a varsity girls assistant coach at the John Carroll School. Chizmar also served as a volunteer assistant coach at Johns Hopkins University during the 2009 season.

Chizmar was a four-year standout at UMBC from 2004-08 and helped the program capture a share of its only America East Conference regular season title in 2006. She earned all-conference honors in both 2007 when she earned All-America East First Team honors and 2008 when she was an All-American East Second Team selection.