2021 Team 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. 

Roy Colsey - Assistant Coach

Roy Colsey is one of the greatest lacrosse players to ever play the sport. He is currently the Head Coach at Ridgefield HS, the 2018 Class L State Champions. Last year he was named the 2018 Class L Coach of the Year and the Gatorade CT Coach of the Year. He has also coached Ridgefield to the 2009 FCIAC Championship and the 2011 CIAC Championship. He began coaching at Ridgefield HS in 2009.

As a player, Coach Colsey spent 11 years as a pro Indoor Lacrosse player in the NLL and 7 years as a pro Outdoor Lacrosse Player in the MLL. He also was on the 1992 U-19 Team USA and the 2006 USA National Team. He played college at Syracuse University where he was a 2x National Champion, 4x All-American, and the 1995 Midfielder of the Year.

Roy grew up in Yorktown where he was a 2x All-American and a 2x State Champion.

This year he will be coaching the 2019 US Indoor Lacrosse U-20 Team as their Head Coach in the IIJL World Championships. He also has been selected as the 2019 Under Armour CONNY Region Highlight Team.

 

COLLEGE PLAYER - TBA

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.