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Alex (Velesz) Whitworth - Head Coach




Coach Whitworth comes to PVI after serving the past four years as the head coach at McLean High School. She is also a successful coach with the SuperNova Select Lacrosse Club and previously spent one season as the JV head coach at WT Woodson High School.

 "Coach Whitworth is a perfect fit for us. She is a proven leader. Not only has she played and coached at high levels, she's a Paul VI alumni who has done what many of our young ladies aspire to do in lacrosse, in school, and in their lives," remarked Paul VI Athletic Director Billy Emerson. "Her teaching record was a very important to us as well. She is an excellent role model for our student-athletes."  

Accomplishments and Playing Experience


  • Named the WCAC Girls Lacrosse Co-Coach of the Year in 2015

Player Experience:

  • All-WCAC performer at PVI and helped lead the Panthers to the 2003 WCAC Championship in her senior year.
  • Four-year starter at NCAA Division I George Mason University
  • Named to Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) All Rookie team in 2004
  • Earned the CAA Commissioner's Academic Award four times
  • Named to the ICWLCA Academic Honor Roll each semester
  • Served as a team captain from 2005-2008.