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Melynda Zwick
Assistant Coach
First Season
UMass '08




Melynda Zwick enters her first year as an assistant lacrosse coach at the University of Connecticut after playing for four years at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

While at UMass, Zwick led her team to two Atlantic 10 tournament appearances. During her senior year, she captained her team to the finals game of the A10 tournament. Over her career she tallied 100 total points on 60 goals and 40 assists compiling 11 multi-goal games, 17 multi-point games and five hat tricks. During her junior and senior years she ranked second on her team in points as well as the third leading scorer.

Throughout college during the summer, Zwick also worked at a variety of camps. Last summer, she worked under Kelly Amonte at the Northwestern lacrosse camps with McMahon. She also served as a first assistant to the camp director at the Nike Lacrosse Camp in Lawrenceville, N.J. where she planned activities, set up a daily schedule for all of the campers, and provided guidance for participants aged 8-17 for the last three years. In her home state of Pennsylvania, Zwick assisted at numerous high school camps as an assistant camp director for the last six years and worked at the 180 Lacrosse School in Amherst, Mass over the last two summers. 

Zwick recently graduated from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor of Science degree in natural science of geology, earth track.


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