Jordan Beech – Technical Director/High School Coach
Jordan Beech has been the Red Dirt technical director since the program started six years ago and this year returns once again to coach the high school along with Chuck Porter. He also functions as the recruiting coordinator for Red Dirt using his extensive contacts in the collegiate coaching community to ensure all our high school players get offers to play with great colleges.
Coach Beech previously served as the head coach at Oklahoma Baptist from 2015-2020 and left the program as the school’s all-time leader in wins.
During his time at OBU, Coach Beech led the program’s transition from NAIA to Division II. His 2016 team led the country in caused turnovers/game, and one of his players finished as the top draw specialist in all of Division II in 2019; OBU set 17 program records under his guidance. Additionally, Coach Beech developed three Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference honorable mention recipients, 20 RMAC Academic All-Conference honorees and 12 IWLCA Academic Honor Roll honorees.
Coach Beech graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2013, and was a member of the lacrosse team from 2010-2011. He currently holds a US Lacrosse Level 2 coaches’ certification.
Coach Porter – High School Coach
Chuck Porter began his coaching career with girls’ lacrosse in the winter of 2015, shortly after relocating his family to Jenks, Oklahoma. He began his time at Jenks first as an assistant coach then moving into the head coach position. The Jenks high school team has continued to improve under his tutelage including winning the Heartland Lacrosse State Championship in 2021.
Growing up in New York and Ohio, Porter’s passion for lacrosse began at The Phelps School outside of Philadelphia. He continued playing at Hilliard High School in Ohio where he was named the MVP and Most Outstanding Midfielder. In the off-season, Porter played box lacrosse before entering college at Northern Arizona University where he played on the NAU club team.
Coach Porter has been with Red Dirt since the inception, alternating between high school and middle school teams to focus on building foundational skills.
“We will outwork our opponents by training harder, and playing a fast-paced style of lacrosse emphasizing teamwork and field awareness.” Porter states, “By staying true to our core values, we believe the wins will follow. It comes down to a simple approach: footwork and mastering the fundamentals.” Coach Porter returns to Red Dirt for a sixth year to coach the high school team.
Emma Albin – Middle School Coach
Coach Albin returns in her second year with Red Dirt to be the middle school head coach. She brings a wealth of lacrosse knowledge with a superb ability to pass that knowledge on to her players.
Coach Albin played lacrosse through high school and went on to play lacrosse at Southwestern. She brings to the team first hand knowledge of how to get recruited and what players need to be successful with women’s lacrosse in college.
Coach Albin spends her spring seasons as assistant coach to the 2021 state champions, Jenks High School.
Katherine Ketter – High School Coach
Coach Ketter graduated from Jenks High School in 2018 after playing lacrosse since lacrosse started at Jenks. She was also a member of the first ever Red Dirt HS team.
Coach Ketter then went on to play for Ottawa University while majoring in Education. She earned Second Team All-KCAC in her freshman year and has since been ranked 44th in the NAIA in assists per game.
Coach Ketter combines her extensive personal experience playing lacrosse with her love of teaching children to provide a fun and productive learning experience. Players will master the fundamental lacrosse skills of individual players as well as team concepts.
Izzy Nguyen – Goalie Coach
Coach Nguyen joins our staff this year as goalie coach. She is graduated from Jenks High School in May of 2020 after playing for Jenks Lady Trojans for 2 years as goalie and Red Dirt for the summer and fall of 2020. Coach Nguyen will be working with any players interested in playing goalie during their normal summer training session.