Pam grew up playing lacrosse outside of Philadelphia in Downingtown, Pa. She went on to play at Bloomsburg University, a Division II school in Pa.
Upon moving to Atlanta in 1996, Pam joined the Atlanta Women's Lacrosse Club (AWLC) and quickly became part of a core group of people dedicated to the growth of girls' lacrosse in the Atlanta area. In 1998, Pam began coaching at Centennial High School in Roswell, one of the first public schools to have a lacrosse program in Georgia. Pam coached at Centennial until the end of the 2004 season.
In 1998, Pam also became a certified lacrosse official, and has maintained that status as an active official today. It was then that Pam began Dixie Chix Lacrosse Academy with her teammate, Meghan Mulqeen, from AWLC. Their goal was to offer proper fundamentals and basics of lacrosse to new players, coaches, and parents.
Pam received the "Program Administrator of the Year" for Dixie Chix Lacrosse Academy in 2006 by the Georgia Chapter of US Lacrosse.
In 2008, Pam began Hotlanta Lacrosse as a spin off of Dixie Chix, with a re-branding and an expansion of programs to meet the needs of the local lacrosse community.
Pam received the "Woman of the Year" Award for 2008 by the Georgia Chapter of US Lacrosse. Pam again received the "Woman of the Year" Award from Georgia Chapter of US Lacrosse for 2012.
In addition to her administrative role and coaching within her own program, Pam has coached at various levels and age groups. These include the following teams:
2002 - First Georgia High School National Team to attend the US Lacrosse Women's National Tournament, Lehigh University, Pa;
2005 - U13 Girls US Lacrosse Festival Team @ University of Massachusetts;
2008 - U15 Girls Rec Team - Roswell Youth Lacrosse;
2009 - Georgia HS National Team @ US Lacrosse National Tournament, Baltimore Md;
2009 to November 2013 - Pam was the Commissioner of MAYLA (Metro Atlanta Youth Lacrosse Association);
2012-2014 - Pam served as the Vice President of TGLA (Tennessee Girls' Lacrosse Association);
2015 - In January of 2015, Pam was inducted into the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame for the Georgia Chapter;
2011 to Present - Girls Lacrosse Director and Head Varsity Coach at The Baylor School in Chattanooga, TN;
After more than 19 years of being involved in girls' lacrosse in the southeast, Pam's goal remains the same .....to preserve the tradition and integrity of the game, as well as promote good sportsmanship and provide positive role models for today's youth.
Pam became a Georgia licensed attorney in 2010 and is doing pro bono work at the AVLF (Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer's Foundation). She works with children as a guardian ad litem and other legal programs to assist the underprivileged.
Pam plans to continue her lacrosse business, balancing it with her new legal career.
Pam's latest big news is that she is the proud mother of a little boy born September 21, 2013. Charles "Knox" McNabb has changed her life already and she is excited about the journey to come as he grows up and of course becomes a lacrosse player!
Pam was recently inducted into the US Lacrosse GA Chapter Hall Of Fame!