Crofton-Macdonald played collegiate soccer at Viterbo University (La Crosse, Wis.) and was an integral member of the program's first ever appearance at the NAIA National Tournament. She graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.
"I'm truly excited to have Lauren join our coaching staff," remarks Mullins. "She comes in with energy and enthusiasm I know the girls will feed off of. Her fitness background and college soccer experience will be great assets in the development of this amazing squad."
From 2016 to 2020, Lauren started, owned, and operated CrossFit Black Bear in Old Town, Maine. She is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and has coached people of all ages and abilities – helping them to find their passion for health and fitness. She has trained numerous state champion athletes as well as collegiate athletes at both Bowdoin College and St. Anselm College.
In the spring of 2019, Crofton-Macdonald became a founding member of Orono Soccer Coalition – a community effort dedicated to providing free or low-cost soccer opportunities to the youth in Orono, Maine. She began assisting Coach Cid Dyjak at Orono High School with the girls' varsity and JV soccer programs in the fall of 2019. At the same time, she also joined the Seacoast United Maine North coaching staff, where she currently works with the Emerging Talent Academy, the U10 Girls Premier Team, and the U17 Girls Premier Team.