SOUTH SOUND LACROSSE COACHES

JEFF BAMBRICK "Coach BAM"

  • Has played lacrosse since 1983- played HS, College and Men's League as a Defender
  • Started coaching at Puyallup Lacrosse in 2004
  • Has coached every age group
  • US Lacrosse Level II Certified
  • Member of Positive Coaching Alliance
  • Currently coaches at Bellarmine Preparatory HS
  • Coached with South Sound 4 years
  • When not coaching, Coach Bam is a Lieutenant with Tacoma Fire Department

TANNER AMELL

  • Current Senior at Western Washington University- plays LSM
  • Started playing lacrosse for UP Warriors (Vikings) in 5th Grade
  • Played both lacrosse and football at Curtis HS-graduated 2004
  • HS Awards- Coaches Award (lacrosse), Most valuable Defensive player, Don Hereema Most Inspirational, scholar athlete, captain's award (football)
  • Played at Adams State University (NCAA DII) for 2 years
  • College Awards- 1st team All-Academic RMAC Conference (Adams State)
  • 4th summer coaching- has coached u11, u13, High School

ED STEWART

  • Grew up in Maryland and played lacrosse at DeMartha HS
  • Played 4 Years at NCAA DI Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
  • Played middie and attack
  • Finished senior year with 11th highest all -time single season points total at Colgate University
  • Moved his family to the Northwest
  • Has coached at the youth level with Tacoma Tigers
  • Volunteer Coach at Bellarmine Preparatory HS
  • Works local camps
  • Coaches summer and fall South Sound Lacrosse

T.J. SERRIANNE

  • Played for Port Angeles High School
  • Won State Championship in 2001
  • First Team All-State- Middie
  • Played lacrosse at Central Washington University
  • Current Coach at Stadium High School since its inception in 2007
  • Has coached South Sound Lacrosse since 2007
  • Began coaching to fill a need for a coach but quickly learned to love coaching and wanted to learn everything I could about coaching
  • Coaching allows me to give back to the sport that gave me so much
  • Hopes to teach the kids the skills needed to be successful in lacrosse and in life- lacrosse is a sport that can take you as far as you want to go

MICHAEL LUCCHESI

  • Played Attack for Lake Tapps Lacrosse from 4th grade though High School
  • High School All-American
  • Played South Sound from 8th grade through Junior year in HS
  • Played 4 years at University of Tampa- Attack- freshman and sophomore seasons, Middie- junior and senior seasons
  • At Tampa won 4 consecutive SSC Conference Championships
  • Went to 4 NCAA tournaments- twice to the final four
  • Graduated UT in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

JOEY LUCCHESI

  • Auburn Riverside HS Class of 2014
  • 3- time WHSBLA All State
  • 2014- US Lacrosse All American
  • University of Tampa (NCAA D-II)- 2014-2016
  • 2- time Sunshine State Conference Champion
  • 2- NCAA Tournament Appearances
  • 1- NCAA Final Four Apprearance
  • Aurora University (NCAA D-III) 2016-2018
  • 2-time MLC Champions
  • 2- NCAA Tournament Appearances
  • 2nd team All Conference Midfield (2017)
  • 2nd team Academic All American (2018)
  • 4 years coaching at South Sound Lacrosse
  • 4 years coaching lacrosse camps- Egg and Spoon, 253, Nike Excelerate, Elite 80)

CONNOR O'BRIEN

  • started playing lacrosse 5th grade with UP Warriors and Tacoma Tigers
  • Played South Sound from 8th grade through senior year
  • Played LSM/Defense at Bellarmine Preparatory HS- graduated 2011
  • Third team All State- Defense
  • Played 4 years at Santa Clara University- graduated 2015
  • Currently coaching at Bellarmine Preparatory HS (since 2016)

PARIS AHRENS-NICHOLS

  • Played goalie for Roxboro Community School in North Carolina
  • 2 year Captain
  • Played select lacrosse for Carolina Hilltoppers out of Chapel Hill, NC
  • Played Goalie 1 season at Arcadia University in Glenside, PA
  • Played Midfield 1 season at University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Coached Tacoma Tigers at the 5/6 and 7/8 levels in 2018

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