- District XI 3A Championships (2012, 2019, 2021)
- Colonial League Championships (2015, 2020)
- The 2020-2021 team was a State Semi-Finalist, becoming the first team in program history to reach that level of the State Tournament
The Notre Dame Lady Crusaders Basketball Program has long had a rich history of excellence and pride, maintained over the decades by the commitment, sacrifice, and talents of the hundreds of hardworking young ladies to have come through the program. Each player who comes through the program is expected to compete in a manner that is representative of our school’s Catholic values. Our steadfast belief in the value of sportsmanship, teamwork, and perseverance are the attributes that distinguish our Lady Crusader Basketball program.
Lady Crusader Expectations and Values:
- Players in our program are ALWAYS expected to PLAY HARD and PLAY TOGETHER!
- We expect our players to strive to be great people first – in the classroom, at home, in the community.
- Compete for those who came before you. Raise the bar for those who come after you.
- Effort matters.
- Find enjoyment in all that you do.
- We believe in finding a role for everybody to be able to best maximize their personal strengths. Great teams are made from the efforts and contributions of great teammates!
About the Coach
Josh Kopp (Class of ’97) has served as Head Coach of the Lady Crusaders since 2004, having just completed his 17th season at the helm. During that time, Lady Crusader teams have qualified for postseason playoffs each year, including 17 consecutive District XI playoff appearances, 11 Colonial League Playoff appearances, and 6 PIAA State Playoff appearances. These playoff appearances have resulted in the program winning two Colonial League Championships (2015, 2020) and three District XI 3A Championships (2012, 2019, 2021). The 2020-2021 team was a State Semi-Finalist, becoming the first team in program history to reach that level of the State Tournament.
- Coach Kopp currently has a 290 – 145 overall record including 215 – 70 in regular season Colonial League games (2nd all-time in CL history).
- During the 2019-2020 season, Coach Kopp became the all-time winningest coach in program history, breaking Traci Cyr’s 259 victories.
- For more information regarding the Lady Crusader Basketball Program, please contact Coach Kopp at firstname.lastname@example.org