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Jeff Smith

 

Scott Morrison
Coach Morrison graduated from Andover High School (Anne Arundel County) in 1985. Prior to accepting the head coaching position @ DeMatha Catholic High School, Coach Morrison served as Defensive Coordinator for the STAGS from 2003 to 2008. Before joining DeMatha, Coach Morrison was the Defensive Coordinator for North County High School in Anne Arundel County from 1994 to 2002. Coach Morrison also served as Head Coach at Cardinal Gibbons High School from 1991 to 1993. Coach Morrison was a two time First Team All County midfielder selection while at Andover and played his college lacrosse at UMBC. He was captain of his UMBC team his senior year in 1989. Coach Morrison is also the Associate Head Coach for the 2014 Elite Rock team where 17 players are already committed to D1 schools. From 2009 - 2010, he spent two years as the Washington DC Under Armour Head Coach. In his 11 seasons at DeMatha, Coach Morrison has been to 9 WCAC Championships, winning 6 of them.as Director of Physical Education Operations and 12th season overall with the Navy lacrosse program.  Goers came to the Academy in 2002 as an assistant coach, but in 2006 transitioned into the Mids' Director of Lacrosse Operations. In that role, he oversaw Navy's travel, facilities scheduling, camps and clinics, as well as other administrative duties including budget, compliance items and film.  As an assistant coach from 2002-05, Goers molded the Mids into one of the most successful faceoff squads in the country. In 2004, Chris Pieczonka was ranked No. 2 nationally in faceoffs, winning 67.6 percent (173 of 256) of his draws and led Navy as a team to a tie for No. 2 in the national rankings, winning 65.5 percent (268 of 409). By virtue of his ability to face off, Pieczonka was ranked 10th nationally in ground balls, scooping up 5.81 per contest.  Another player Goers is credited in refining is two-time All-American Steve Looney. The middle of three lacrosse playing brothers, Steve was the workhorse of Navy lacrosse during his four-year career. A multi-faceted player, he saw time as a face-off specialist, a wing player on face-offs, a defensive midfielder and an offensive midfielder. Looney, the 2004 Patriot League Tournament MVP, surfaced with the ball in 2004 and `05 in nearly every ground ball opportunity.Goers came to the Naval Academy after a three-year stint at Ohio State where he oversaw the Buckeyes' offense and face-off strategy.  A 1995 graduate of Towson, Goers is regarded as one of the premier players in Tiger history. A 1994 Third-Team All-America, he held Towson records in face-offs won in a game (21 vs. Villanova in `94), ground balls in a season (127 in `94) and ground balls in a career (274, 1993-95). His 78.8 face-off winning percentage is the best single-season winning percentage in NCAA history. 

Jason Smith 

Jason is UMBC’s current all-time leading goal-scorer in men’s lacrosse history with 141 tallies. He scored a single season record 47 goals in 1994 and holds the single game mark with 10 in a 1992 contest vs. Colgate. Smith and Marohl were a lethal combination in 1993, as UMBC set a school record with 245 goals (16.3 per game).  Jason has been a cornerstone coach and mentor to our youth and Storm lacrosse for years.  His coaching career started @ DeMatha Catholic High School, continued to Head Coach of Bishop McNamara HS.  Jason will be instrumental in the development of our programs and youth teams for years to come...  Jason is the second leading scorer in DeMatha HS history ~ Brother Jeff outscored him by at least 100 points ~ stopped counting...

Rich Betcher

Rich is a three-time All American between the pipes participating in three National Championship games.  Winning the 1995 National Championship at Salisbury State University.  Winning 1990 National JUCO National Championship at Nassau Community College in Upstate New York.  Finalist National Championship 1991 Towson State University.  Rich is the 1995 National Goalie of the Year ~ Salisbury State University.  Rich has parlayed his incredible playing career into his lifelong passion of coaching the game of lacrosse. Rich will continue his work as one of our premier coaches and incredible mentors for Storm lacrosse.