802 Lacrosse Directors
Reyn Garnett: Founder / Coach: All Boys teams will be directed and coached by Coach Garnett. Coach Garnett brings a wealth of lacrosse experience having played at both the collegiate and professional level. Coach Garnett was the Assistant Coach at The University of Vermont for 4 seasons, was a two time All American, three time All ECAC selection, three time defensive player of the year, team MVP and captain at Georgetown University. As a senior Coach Garnett was recognized as one of the 20 finalists for the Tewaaraton Trophy, presented annually to the top lacrosse player in the country. Coach Garnett played for the New Jersey Pride and Long Island Lizards in Major League Lacrosse (MLL) and was the 6th overall pick in the first round of the 2009 Draft by the Boston Cannons.
Pat Ivory – Director / Coach: All Girls teams will be directed and coached by Coach Ivory. For the past ten + years Ivory has been an instrumental part of the growth and development of Vermont Lacrosse. Ivory served as the Head Coach at St Michaels college Men’s team from 2013- 2018. Prior to leading the Purple Knights in 2013 Coach Ivory served as an assistant coach at Saint Michaels from 2009-2011 and was the Head Men’s lacrosse coach at Middlebury Union High School in 2012. Coach Ivory has been a club lacrosse coach, founded the Lax by the Lake Lacrosse Tournament as has worked at a number of lacrosse camps throughout the summers. During his playing days Coach Ivory spent 4 years as a defender at Saint Michaels and is a native of Saratoga Springs New York.
Dean Corkum: Coach Corkum is a lifelong Vermonter growing up in Woodstock, VT and attending the University of Vermont. At UVM he was a 4-year starter and 2-time captain of the Men’s Varsity Lacrosse Team. Following his playing career coach Corkum spent two years as a volunteer assistant for the UVM Lacrosse program. A longtime legend in Vermont High School lacrosse, Coach Corkum has been the head coach at Essex High School for the past 25 years.
Trevor Wagar: Wagar holds a long list of accomplishments playing both collegiately for UVM as well as professionally in the NLL. Locally Wagar is the Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach at Milton High School. He has been instrumental in the Milton lacrosse community turning the Men’s team into a local power as well as creating a girls program for the school that started play in 2018. Wagar was also a player and coach for the Vermont Voyagers as well as Team Quebec. Wagar is holds a US Lacrosse Level 1+2 Coaching Certification was the VTAHPERD PE Teacher of the Year 2012, Milton Community Youth Coalition “Outstanding Youth Advocate Award” 2011-2012, United Way Building Block Award 2013, US Lacrosse VT Coach of the Year 2013, US Lacrosse VT Man of the Year 2015 as well as inducted into the Vermont US Lacrosse Chapter Hall of Fame in 2016.
Hoyt McCuin: Coach McCuin was a local Lacrosse, Soccer, and Hockey standout at CVU. During his time at CVU, he won 4 state championships in three years of Highschool. He then went to Tilton School in NH where he continued his athletic success by winning a New England championship in Soccer and was recognized as a 2x Northern NE League First Team All Star. McCuin then went on to play College Lacrosse at UAlbany where he was a part of a Final Four in 2018. During that season, Albany was 16-3 and was ranked #1 for the majority of the year.
Ryan Palmer: Currently Coach Palmer is a behavioral specialist with the Williston School district as well as a lacrosse coach at CVU. Coach Palmer was a local standout lacrosse player at CVU High School before taking his talents to Franklin Pierce in New Hampshire. Coach Palmer graduated with his degree in education from Franklin Pierce in 2011.
Luc LeBlanc: Coach Leblanc spent his playing days facing off for UVM. LeBlanc is an all time leader at UVM in ground balls, face-off’s, win percentage and total wins. Coach LeBlanc was a local standout playing for High School power Essex and now works for VSI.
Mike Abbott: Coach Abbott is an educator here in Vermont and is currently a Science teacher at CVU and has spent the last 5 years as a coach at Burlington High School. Abbott played midfield for EHS in his heyday under Dean Corkum, winning back to back state championships. In 2012 he graduated from Keene State College with a B.S. in Biology and is currently earning his M.Ed at St. Michael’s.
Ray Gilliam: Coach Gilliam played lacrosse at Hobart College, winning four Division III National Championships. He was the USILA Division III Player of the Year in 1987, as well as first team All-American and Division III Attackman of the Year in 1986 and 1987. In 1987, coach Gilliam was also recognized as MVP at Hobart College and in the North-South All Star game. Ray currently ranks 6th in all-time career scoring at Hobart. In 1989, while playing for the New York Athletic Club, he was named the U.S. Club Lacrosse Association Player of the year. Ray was inducted into the Hobart Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000, and the Long Island /Metro chapter of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2001. Like Coach Garnett, Ray played his college lacrosse for Coach Dave Urick.
Ryan Jewell: Ryan Jewell was a high school All-American goalie at Lincoln-Sudbury High School in Sudbury, MA and was named the Boston Globe Player of the Year. He went on to be the starting goalie at University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, IN. He holds the Notre Dame freshman record for goals against average, has the 5th best season save percentage in program history, and has been coaching youth lacrosse in Vermont for the past ten years.
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Brigid Brady – Coach Brady recently stepped down last fall after serving as the Head Coach of the Saint Michael’s women’s lacrosse team for 5 years. Brady came to Saint Michael’s after serving three seasons as a graduate assistant at national power New Haven, her alma mater. In 2009, Brady gained a tremendous amount of coaching experience in England, working as a lacrosse development officer in Manchester and the head coach at the University of Manchester. Since 2008, Brady has volunteered as a coach with Bridgeport (Conn.) Youth Lacrosse and coached eighth grade girls with the Nor’easter Lacrosse Club. As a decorated player, Brady graduated with New Haven’s career records for points (245) and goals (220). Brady was a two-time team captain at New Haven, IWLCA All-America as well as three all-region honors and four all-conference nods.
Jess Drummond: Coach Drummond is beginning her third year as an assistant coach with the UVM women’s lacrosse team. Drummond came to Burlington after three seasons as an assistant coach at Dartmouth. Drummond graduated from Oregon in 2012 after a four-year playing career. Drummond left Oregon ranked fourth in program history in career draw controls and fifth in ground balls.
Casey Pearsall: Coach Pearsall enters her second year as an assistant for the University of Vermont Women's Lacrosse team. A 2017 graduate from the University of Notre Dame, Casey finished her career as a 3x All-American and 2x All-ACC midfielder for the Irish. As a senior, she accrued over 100 career points, became second in career draw controls, and was named to the Tewaaraton Watchlist. Casey has continued her career at the professional level and is starting her third year with the WPLL as a midfielder for team Command.
Casey O'Neill: Coach O’Neill is a Vermont native, graduating from Burlington High School in 2015 after winning the state championship her senior year. She then went on to play at Middlebury College, where she and her team won 2 national championships and 3 conference championships during her four years. At Middlebury, she played midfield and specialized in the draw control.
Courtney Barrett: Coach Barrett enters her 5th year on the 802 Lacrosse staff after wrapping up a stint as the interim head coach at Saint Michael’s College. She was recently appointed the volunteer assistant coach at Division I University of Vermont and will be working with the Catamount defensive and goalkeeping units. Barrett was a four-year starter and captain at UMass Lowell, played in the IWLCA Senior All-Star Game and was the first River Hawk to surpass the 600-save mark. She graduated as the program’s all-time leader in wins, saves, ground balls and caused turnovers. Most recently, Barrett completed work at Duke’s Elite Camp and the Endicott Peak Goalie School.
Madison Corkum: Coach Corkum was a local lacrosse, field hockey and Nordic standout at Essex High School and is entering her senior season for the University of Vermont Women’s Lacrosse Team. Coach Corkum has been helping coach youth lacrosse for years and is the daughter of Coach Dean Corkum.
Sarah Raimondi: Coach Raimondi grew up playing lacrosse in Westchester NY for John Jay High School and Revolution Lacrosse earning all league and all section honorable mention awards during her four years of high school lacrosse. She has been coaching locally in Vermont for three years and is currently a Senior on the University of Vermont Women's lacrosse varsity team. Back in NY she also coaches for REV Westchester and Fox Lane Youth Lacrosse as well as helping to staff recruiting tournaments and camps.
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