Meet the Athletic Department

Learn about the crew that serves our teams.


Courtney Lubbe
Athletic Director

Courtney joined Agnes Irwin at the start of the 2017-18 school year. Prior to AIS, Courtney spent three years at Convent of the Sacred Heart, New York City’s oldest independent school for girls, where she served as Acting Head of Athletics and Wellness. She was responsible for managing the school’s physical education and wellness programs, in addition to a strong athletics program fielding 34 teams and over 40 coaches. Prior to Sacred Heart, Courtney was an assistant lacrosse coach at Columbia University for three years. An accomplished student-athlete, Courtney was a lacrosse player for four-time Ivy League champion University of Pennsylvania and was named to the Tewaaraton Watch List in 2010.

Contact Coach Lubbe

clubbe@agnesirwin.org
610-801-1217

Lauren Wray

Assistant Athletic Director
lwray@agnesirwin.org
610-801-1220

Lauren joined AIS in the 2017-18 school year as Assistant Athletic Director and Varsity Lacrosse Coach. In 2018, she led the Varsity Lacrosse team to the Inter-Ac Championship and the PAISAA Championship. Prior to AIS, she was the head women’s varsity lacrosse coach at Haverford College for six years. Lauren held lacrosse coaching positions at Temple University, Cedar Crest College, and Lafayette College. As a student-athlete, Lauren was co-captain for Duke University’s varsity lacrosse team and was a three time All-ACC and IWLCA All-American.

Sam Whitney

Sam Whitney Strength and Conditioning Coach, Athletics Operations Coordinator

Strength and Conditioning Coach &
Athletics Operations Coordinator
swhitney@agnesirwin.org
610-801-1212

Contact for game confirmations.

Sam joined Agnes Irwin in 2021 from Temple University, where he was Associate Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the past four years. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS), and has held strength & conditioning coaching positions in the Athletic Departments at Temple University, Villanova University and New York University. He earned both Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Temple University.

Michele Kane

Chair, Physical Education and Wellness Department
mkane@agnesirwin.org
610-801-1226

Michele has served in Agnes Irwin's Physical Education and Wellness Department since 2001. As the chair of the Physical Education and Wellness Department, Michele oversees the curriculum of both physical education and wellness classes throughout the school's three divisions, as well as teaching Wellness classes herself. Michele holds a Master of Education degree from Cabrini University.

Shanette Lee

Head Varsity Basketball Coach Assistant Athletic Director

Head Varsity Basketball Coach &
Assistant Athletic Director
slee@agnesirwin.org
610-801-1218

Shanette spent 21 years as Assistant Coach for the Villanova Women's Basketball team, and was also a standout basketball player for the program, setting the program's all-time assists mark as a senior. As a freshman, she was the Big 5 Rookie of the Year. In addition to her responsibilities as Assistant Coach, Coach Lee ran Villanova's summer basketball camps and was responsible for various elements of the team's administration. Coach Lee's teams qualified for the NCAA tournaments and were well known for supporting their players as both students and athletes, and one of Coach Lee's players was named a Rhodes Scholar. She is an alumna of Merion Mercy Academy, where she is a member of the 1000 point club. Coach Lee also teaches Lower School physical education.

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