2021AA Coaches


Chace Calkin - Head Coach

Chace Calkin is the current Lacrosse Director at Chelsea Piers in Stamford, CT. and former assistant coach at Sacred Heart University.  Under his guidance, SHU had two of the top six faceoff specialists in the Northeast Conference in 2016 in Jake Giaquinto and Mike Calvagna. Giaquinto was an NEC All-Rookie team selection last season, winning 52.8% of his faceoffs.  Calkin came to Sacred Heart after serving as the graduate assistant at John Carroll University in its first year as an NCAA Division III program. With Calkin on staff coaching offense and face-offs, John Carroll went 13-4 in 2014. Calkin played three seasons at the University of Denver and was a member of two NCAA Final Four teams. The Pioneers won the 2011 ECAC regular-season championship as well as the 2011 and 13 ECAC Tournament championships.  A 2009 graduate of Mullen High School in Denver, Colorado Calkin was a 2009 US Lacrosse All-American and team MVP.