2020 Eclipse Coaches


Jamie Hanford - 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.

Jamie is also the founder of Force 5 Lacrosse. 

Nick Koshansky - Assistant Coach

Nick Koshansky is a 2017 graduate of the Mendoza School of Business at the University of Notre Dame. He was a four-year starter at defensive midfield and was named captain his senior year. During his freshman season Notre Dame won the ACC Championship and advanced all the way to the NCAA National Championship. Over his college career Nick played in four NCAA Quarterfinals and two NCAA Final Four weekends.

Nick has spent the last four summers coaching for Eclipse as an assistant coach with teams in the 2018, 2020, and 2021 classes.