CAMP DIRECTOR: JON THOMPSON, HEAD COACH, AMHERST COLLEGE
HEAD AMHERST LACROSSE COACH (8th SEASON)
Coach Thompson begins his 8th year at Amherst in 2018. During his tenure at Amherst he has a record of 89 - 38 (70%). In 2015 he helped guide Amherst to a program record 18 wins surpassing the program win mark set in 2014, and 2011 of 15 wins. He has helped guide the program to NCAA births in 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. In 2011 he helped guide the Amherst program to a 15-3 record, the best record in Amherst Lacrosse history to that point. In 2011, The Mammoths finished the season tied for first in the NESCAC as well as making the first NCAA appearance in program history, advancing to the NCAA Elite 8. He came to Amherst after two successful seasons at Colby College, where he posted an 18-13 record. Thompson helped lead Colby to it's first NESCAC tournament appearance, it's first winning season in 10 years, and the most NESCAC wins the program has seen in 8 years during his first season. In his second year at Colby, Thompson and Colby topped the 10 win mark, which is another high water mark at Colby.
Prior to Colby he was the assistant coach for three seasons at his alma mater, Brown University, helping the Bears to the team's first ivy league championship in 15 years. Thompson also spent one year at Springfield College. As a player, Thompson earned All New England, All Academic All New England, All-Ivy League, Academic All Ivy League, All-America and Academic All American honors as an attackman before playing for MLL'S Boston Cannons. Thompson is currently pursuing his PHD in sports and exercise psychology from Springfield College.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: QUINN MORONEY, AMHERST COLLEGE.
ASSISTANT COACH, AMHERST COLLEGE (2nd SEASON)
Moroney is in his second year on staff and serves as Amherst's Offensive Coordinator. A 2016 graduate of Amherst College, Moroney was a four-year starting attackman. During his playing career, Amherst amassed a 52-23 record, which included 3 NCAA tournament appearances. Moroney was recognized with multiple All-American and All-New England honors during his playing career.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DAN ANNINO, AMHERST COLLEGE.
ASSISTANT COACH, AMHERST COLLEGE (1st Season)
Annino returned to join the coaching staff after graduating in 2016 from Amherst College, where he was a four-year starting close defenseman. During his playing career, Amherst amassed a 52-23 record, which included 3 NCAA tournament appearances. Annino was recognized with All-New England honors in 2016. The Long Island native now works primarily with the Amherst defense, focusing on the schematics and individual skill development on the defensive half.