Greg Raymond - Head Coach
Greg Raymond was named the 20th head coach of the Hobart lacrosse team in July of 2013. In his first six seasons, he has led the Statesmen to five NEC Tournament appearances, an NEC regular
season championship, an NEC Tournament championship and an NCAA tournament appearance.
Raymond is 46-46 at Hobart. He has more career wins than any other Statesmen head coach in the program’s Division I era. On the school’s ov
list, Raymond trails only four Hobart legends, B.J. O’Hara ’76 (97 wins), Dave Urick (129), Jerry Schmidt (143) and Babe Kraus (208). Raymond has mentored 20 All-NEC selections, including Frank Brown ’17 who was namedthe NEC Player of the Year and NEC Offensive Player of the Year in 2017. The attackman also earned USILA All-America honorable mention.
Raymond’s Statesmen have also excelled in the classroom. Hobart has been recognized with 115 NEC Academic Honor Roll selections and three USILA Scholar All-Americans.
Last season, Raymond guided Hobart to an 11-5 overall record, the most wins in the program’s Division I history and the most by any Statesmen team since 1994. The 2019 team’s turnaround from a 4-10 season in 2018 was tied for the best improvement in Division I with High Point, Penn State and Marist. As a team, Hobart also broke the program’s Division I era season records for goals (223), assists (148) and points (371). Individually, Eric Holden ’20 and Chris Aslanian ’19 finished 1-2 on the Statesmen Division I era season points list with Holden raising the standard 11 points to 67 (45g,22a). Faceoff specialist Matthew Pedicine ’19 shattered the season records for faceoffs won (269) and ground balls (173). He eclipsed the NCAA Division I record for faceoffs won in a game with 32 at Siena.
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Stephen Brundage - Offensive Coordinator
Stephen Brundage joined the Hobart coaching staff prior to the start of the 2019-20 academic year. He will serve as the program’s offensive coordinator following seven seasons at Marquette University, including the five as the Golden Eagles’ associate head coach.
At Marquette, Brundage helped lead the program through its first seven varsity seasons, compiling a 52-53 record. The Golden Eagles earned a spot in the BIG EAST Tournament five times over the past six seasons. Brundage mentored six players to USILA All-America awards and 27 players to All-BIG EAST honors.
MU posted its first winning season in 2015, going 10-6, a four-game improvement over the previous season. In 2016, Marquette earned a program best 11 wins, won the BIG EAST Tournament and was the No. 6 seed in the NCAA tournament. A year later, the Golden Eagles repeated as BIG EAST Tournament champions.
The hiring reunites Raymond and Brundage who both served as assistant coaches on Chris Bates’ staffs at Drexel and Princeton universities. They helped the 2010 Tigers post an 11-5 record that included an Ivy League Championship and an appearance in the NCAA tournament.
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Kyle Turri - Defensive Coordinator
Kyle Turri joined the Hobart lacrosse coaching staff prior to the start of the 2018 season. He serves as the Statesmen's defensive coordinator.
Last season, under Turri's guidance, Hobart led the NEC and ranked eighth in the nation in man-down defense (.850) and also paced the conference in clearing percentage (.850). Turri mentored a pair of first team All-NEC selections in defenseman Michael Chrisitansen '22 and d-middie Stanny Gilbertson '19.
Turri came to Hobart after serving as an assistant coach at Binghamton in 2017. His responsibilities included man-down coordinator, goalies coach, and assisting with the rest of the defense. The Bearcats posted an 11-5 overall record, finished second in the America East regular season standings and were the runners-up in the America East Tournament. Turri's defense was fourth in the nation in man-down defense (.789), fifth in clearing percentage (.903) and seventh in scoring defense (8.19). His charges included the America East Defensive Player of the Year, two first team All-America East selections, and two America East All-Rookie picks.
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Adam Hardy '16 - Volunteer Assistant
Adam Hardy joined the Hobart lacrosse coaching staff for the 2018 season. The 2016 Hobart graduate began his coaching career at the University of Tampa in 2017.
Last season, Hardy helped the Statesmen make a dramatic turnaround from 4-10 in 2018 to 11-5 in 2019 while finishing second in the NEC regular season standings and the NEC Tournament. The 2019 team broke the program's Division I era season records for wins, goals, assists and points.
Hardy spent his first season as a fulltime collegiate coach as the head coach of the Tampa junior varsity lacrosse team while also assisting with the varsity team. Thanks in part to his contributions, the Spartans offense ranked first in the nation in man-up offense and assists and ranked second in shooting percentage, sixth in scoring offense and seventh in scoring margin. Tampa’s dynamic offense lead the team to a 15-5 record, a Sunshine State Conference Championship and a trip to the Division II national semifinals. Hardy also guided the JV team to a 10-2 record, the program’s most successful season.
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Sean Cunningham '17 - Director of Operations
Sean Cunningham was named the Hobart lacrosse director of operations prior to the start of the 2017-18 academic year.
Cunningham graduated in 2017 from Hobart with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. He was a standout two-sport athlete for the Statesmen, playing defensive midfielder in lacrosse and wide receiver in football. On the lacrosse field, Cunningham appeared in 52 career games, producing a goal, four assists, 16 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers. He and his classmates notched 31 wins during their four seasons on campus, the most by a Hobart graduating class in the program’s Division I era.
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