Our Staff is selected for their fine reputations and their ability to work with young players. Coaches teach at all levels of play and emphasize good sportsmanship and citizenship.
We provide a balance of experienced, senior staff members and enthusiastic, recent college grads. Their credentials are outstanding: All-Americans, Hall of Famers, Coaches of the Year, All World players, and professional box players!
Dud Hendrick: Founder of Cardigan Lacrosse Camp-Celebrated 40 years as Director. Dud was set on creating an unique learning environment, which fostered the development of certain characteristics that he held in highest regard. Dud is a member of Veterans for Peace.
"Cardigan Lacrosse Camp Continuing the Legacy of Dud Hendrick".
Director, Scott Anderson: Harvard Ass’t Athletic Director and Facilities Manager. Former Head Coach at Harvard – former Captain and standout at Dartmouth – played in North-South Collegiate All-Star Game – Ass’t Coach at Cornell during NCAA championship in 1970’s. Led Harvard to ’88, ’90, and ’06 NCAA games.
Director, Chuck Apel: Head Coach Bridgewater-Raritan H.S. (NJ) – 1998, 2011, 2012, 2015, and 2016 State Champs – NJ TOC State Champs 2011, 2012, 2015 - NILCA 2015 HS Coach of the Year- Head Coach of USA U-19 2008 World Champions – former Rutgers All-American – 13 times New Jersey Coach-of-the-Year – NJ Hall of Fame – NJSIAA Coaches Hall of Fame- over 500+ wins
Co-Director,Matt Apel: Ass’t Coach at Bridgewater-Raritan H.S. (NJ)— 2017 NJ Assitant Coach Of the Year-former standout attackman at Rutgers Univ. — NJ High School All-American - Played with Sturt Lacrosse Club in Adelaide, Australia.
Nick Antol: Head Coach Kimball Union Academy (NH) - former Head Coach at Portsmouth Abbey School (RI)- former standout Goalie for the University of Notre Dame
Ace Apel: FormerHead Coach at Madison H.S. (NJ) – former Head Coach at Watchung Hills – past President NJ Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Ass’n – former player at Rutgers.
Scott Bieda: MLL Boston Cannons, 2015 Big 10 Player of the Year, Rutgers All-American
Charlie Burch: Head Coach University of New England – won 9 Maine H.S. state championships over 24 years at Cape Elizabeth and Kennebunk H.S. – 2013 Commonwealth Coast Conference Coach of the year – 6 time Maine State Coach-of-the-Year – 2009 US Lacrosse National Man of Year.
Mike Ermer: Head Coach at Mt. Lebanon (PA) H.S. – former Ass't Coach at Denison University, Hartwick College, and St. Vincent College – Played at Denison University.
Ryan Frost: Cardigan Mountain School Director of Athletics – former A.D. at the Kinkaid School (TX) – former Ass't Coach at Springfield College – former captain and standout middie at Franklin and Marshall.
Bill Glennon: Coach at Philips Exeter Academy – former Head Coach at R.I.T. where he took his team to the NCAAs 4x, the final four 3x – 3x Coach-of-the-Year finalist.
Ryan Glennon: Head Coach at Buckingham, Browne and Nichols – former Ass’t at Harvard, Delaware, Bowdoin, and St. Lawrence – H.S. All American at Phillips Exeter Academy.
Joe Gold: International Lacrosse Development Officer – Youth Coach with MD Lacrosse Club – former U.S. Lacrosse Director of Special Events – member of ’80 Div. 2 NCAA National Champions, UMBC – ’98 MILL MVP – ’90 US Team Member – Head Coach of Maryland Lacrosse Club League Team.
Alex Gray: Head Coach Cardigan Mt. School – former standout and Captain at St. Lawrence Univ. – coached and played in Australia.
George Harris: Head Coach at Pine Crest School (FL) – (FL)—Assistant Coach of Florida Launch (Major Lacrosse League) – former Head Coach at Wittenberg Univ. – former Ass't at Harvard, Cornell, and Colgate Univ. – played at Ithaca College.
Taylor Harris: Program Coordinator of national powerhouse Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse – former Ass’t Coach at Tufts two X NCAA Div 3 Champs – standout on Navy 2004 NCAA runner-up squad.
Randy Hobbs: Head Coach Kent School – former Dartmouth College defenseman – 1st team All-Ivy and New England – North-South game selectee 1989 – President, New England Association of Prep School Lacrosse Coaches
Rob Low: Coach and Athletic Director at the Groton School – former standout at Plymouth State – Northern New England Lacrosse League Coach-of-the-Year 2001 – Man-of-the-Year 2003.
Tom McCabe: former long-time Head Coach at Bowdoin College – Tom and his wife Pat, who has co-managed the camp athletic store in previous years, return after serving 2 years with the Peace Corps in Tanzania.
Andrew McDonnell: Head Coach at Cate School (CA) – former coach at Malibu H.S. (CA) – 2010 LA/Ventura Country Coach of the Year – former standout at University of Denver
Jay Ouellet: Head Coach at Brewster Academy – former Head Coach at Western Conn. State University – former Ass't at Yale – 2 time All Patriot League at Hobart College – 2001 North-South Game – 2008 Little East Coach of the Year.
Drew Philie: JV Lacrosse Coach at Deerfield Academy – 3 year captain at University of Vermont – 2013 Tewaaraton Award Nominee Watch List.
Tucker Prudden: Head Coach at Proctor Academy – standout at Quinnipiac College – MVP of the 2007 New England Intercollegiate All-Star Game – former coach in Manchester, UK.
Rich Polisciano: Head Coach at Cheshire (CT) H.S. – 2x CT state Coach of the Year – 2002 National Coach of the Year – former lacrosse and football standout at Dean College and Springfield College – 2010 Dean College Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee.
Matt Schomburg: Founder of Fogolax – All-American at Adelphi – Captained 4 Australian world teams – Ass’t Coach of Long Island Lizards 2009.
Justin Simon: Head Coach at New Hampton School – 2013 Northern New England Coach of the Year – former Ass’t Coach at Holderness School – representative for Lacrosse the Nations in Nicaragua – former standout and 3X leading scorer at Bates College
Nick Wilbur: Assistant Coach at Westminster School – former Assistant Coach at Avon Old Farms and at Kent School – winner of 14 varsity letters at AOF – standout at Hobart College
Kevin Zych: Former Head Coach at Weston, Stamford/Westhill and Greenwich HS (CT) – former Hobart football and lacrosse standout – member of 3 national championship teams – former Ass't at Dartmouth, Yale and Hobart Colleges