Our Organizational Commitment
All of our teams are led by former college lacrosse players with coaching experience, as well as junior coaches who are currently competing at the collegiate level. In addition, each team will be assisted by a parent mentor and parent liaison.
Perfect Performance Cardinal Club players will receive the highest level of lacrosse coaching, training, practice, and game experience. Our close-knit and competitive environment provides our players the best opportunities to play against other top-level teams and receive exposure from college coaches from all over the country.
Perfect Performance Cardinal Club teams compete at some of the biggest tournaments on the East Coast, including the IWLCA’s Champions Cup and Capital Cup in Richmond, VA, as well as President’s Cup in Florida. This exposure enhances their chances of being seen and recruited by college coaches at the DI, DII, DIII and Community College levels.
Cardinal Girls Lacrosse Club was founded in 2005 to provide a higher level of lacrosse for girls in the Northern Virginia region. The goal of the club is to place players in the most competitive environment to enhance their athletic attributes, lacrosse skills, and game IQ. The Cardinal experience is intended to be a blend of intense growth in practices and games, coupled with exposure to positive female role models and fellow athletes.
Courtney Hamm was raised in Raleigh, North Carolina where she was a 4 year varsity lacrosse starter at Wakefield High School. As team captain her senior year, Courtney led Wakefield to its first conference championship, and a #10 ranking in the state. With 74 goals in her senior season, she secured 1st team all conference honors and was ranked the #12 player in North Carolina. At the club level Courtney played with Carolina Fever Lacrosse Club.
Courtney continued her education and lacrosse career at Ferrum College where she became one of the most decorated athletes in Ferrum history. In her Freshmen Campaign Courtney was named to the USA College Rookie All-American Team. Courtney went on to be a 4x USA South All-Conference Team Selection, an All Tournament team selection, a VaSID All-State selection, and received multiple Player of The Week honor. She remains on top of the Ferrum record books as she holds the records for Goals Scored in a Season (67), Goals Scored in a Career (256), and Game-Winning Goals in a Career (14)
In 2015 Courtney graduated with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Human Health and Performance and has been working in every aspect of lacrosse ever since. Courtney worked as a Head Coach for battle Lax before accepting her first college coaching position.
Courtney has served as an Assistant Coach for West Virginia Wesleyan (NCAA D2), Kenyon College (NCAA D3), and UVA-Wise (NCAA D2). During her time at UVA-Wise the Cavaliers went on to win back-to-back conference regular season, and conference tournament championships (2018 & 2019), while also posting a program record of 13 wins. Most recently, Courtney worked with the National Scouting Report as a Lacrosse Scout.
Bucky has been coaching boys and girls youth and high school lacrosse teams for over 30+ years. Bucky is the Executive Director for McLean Youth Lacrosse and McLean Box Lacrosse League.
Bucky is currently the Head Coach at Georgetown Visitation Prep School, winning the ISL Season Championship in his first year (2022). In his first year, Bucky had four players named to the All ISL Team, one player named Washington Post All Met, and one player name a USA Lacrosse All American, and two players selected USA Lacrosse All-Academic.
Prior to coaching at Georgetown Visitation, Bucky spent 4 years coaching at Langley High School where he went 72-7-1. Bucky was named All Conference, All Region, and 2x All State Coach of the Year. In his four seasons at Langley, he led the Saxons to four Conference Championships (2017, 2018, 2019, 2021), three Northern Region Championships (2017, 2019, 2021), and two State Championships (2019, 2021). In 2021, Langley had a perfect season going 16-0.
While at Langley, Bucky has produced 10 USA Lacrosse All Americans, 6 USA Lacrosse All Academic Team Selections, 23 1st Team All Conference players, 13 1st Team All Region players, 10 1st Team All State players, and nine Washington Post All Met players. 25 of his players at Langley have gone on to play college Lacrosse.
Bucky has also coached the following teams: USA Lacrosse HS Girls National Tournament DC Metro Team #2 in 2022, the Under Armour DC Metro Girls Highlight Team in 2017 and 2018, the Under Armour DC Metro Girls Command Team in 2019 and 2020, Robinson High School, Potomac School, McLean High School (boys), U16 VA Commonwealth Games (2006) and US Lacrosse Youth Festival U15 Team (2005, 2007).
Bucky’s daughter Charlotte was a USA All American at The Potomac School and played D1 Lacrosse at UC Davis. Bucky's son Alex was a USA Lacrosse All American at McLean High School and and went on to play NCAA D1 Lacrosse at the University of Richmond. .
Bucky played High School Lacrosse at Blue Ridge School in St. George, Virginia and played college lacrosse at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland.