2026 Coaches

 

Owen Talboys - CO-HEad Coach

Owen spent this spring as a coach for the Freshman team at Staples HS. He helped the team go 9-3 this season and works with the offensive players on the team. Owen grew up in Stamford CT where he attended Stamford HS where he played both attack and midfield for the Black Knights. He went on to play club lacrosse at the University of Colorado and while in college he helped run Boulder Valley Youth Lacrosse and coached at the YMCA in Boulder. Coach Talboys retunred to Connecticut after school where he spent two years as the Freshman Coach at Westhill HS. He also has coached youth lacrosse in Stamford for six years and coached one of his teams to Stamford's first ever CONNY championship. 

 

Assistant Coach - TBa - Current College Player

At Eclipse Lacrosse Club, we announce all the current college players who will be helping coach our teams after the NCAA season as completed.  Each year, Eclipse lacrosse club has over 25 current college players help throughout the summer.  Many of the players are now Eclipse Lacrosse Club Alumni.

Jamie Hanford - Co-Head Coach

Jamie Hanford was a 3x All-American at Loyola College and was a 13 year indoor / outdoor All-Pro Professional Lacrosse player.  During his pro career he helped the Philadelphia Wings and the Colorado Mammoth, win NLL Championships.   While a member of the Baltimore Bayhawks, he helped the team win the MLL Championship in 2002.  In 2002, Jamie was assistant captain of Team USA and helped the team win the Heritage Cup.

Jamie is one of Darien High School’s greatest lacrosse players of all-time.    He was a 3x All FCIAC player, 2x All-Sate, All-American, and CT Player of the year in 1994.  He helped Darien win its first two FCIAC championships in 1992 & 1994.   In his senior year, he was the North South All-Star Game MVP.  In 2012, he was selected to be inducted into the Connecticut Lacrosse Hall of Fame (only the second lacrosse player ever to be honored by the CT Chapter).  In all, Jamie excelled playing three sports in High School.  As a multiple sport athlete, he would earn All-FCIAC honors in three sports - Football, Ice Hockey, and Lacrosse.

Jamie has been coaching in lacrosse camps for nearly two decades. 

Jamie is entering his fourth season as Head Coach at Greens Farms Academy (GFA) in Fairfield, CT.