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Screen Shot 2017-03-14 at 10.42.26 AMScott Marr begins his 17th season as UAlbany’s head coach. This is my third podcast with this great coach, and he shares some amazing lacrosse drills that help Albany stay a transition team. The only coach hired in the Division I era at the University at Albany, Marr, a five-time America East Coach of the Year, has coached the Great Danes to seven America East Tournament titles, eight appearances in the NCAA Tournament and a trio of NCAA Tournament victories.

He has a 148-108 career record at UAlbany and has coached Tewaaraton winners in 2014 and 2015, 23 All-Americans, five Tewaaraton finalists, two Lt. Raymond J. Enners Award winners for Most Outstanding DI Player, two Lt. Col. J.L. Turnbull Award winners for the best Attackman in the nation, seven America East Players of the Year and 92 all-conference players.

2016 saw UAlbany return to the top-5 in the rankings for the first time since 2007, going as high as #4 at the start of May, as Marr earned his fifth America East Coach of the Year honor and third in four years. The Great Danes earned their fourth consecutive undefeated America East regular season and first-ever at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament, going 12-4 overall and 6-0 in America East play. UAlbany earned victories over then ranked opponents Yale and Stony Brook, including a nine-game winning streak. The Great Danes finished the year ranked #9 in the USILA Coaches Poll and #11 in the Inside

Marr served as one of three assistants for the 2006 U.S. Men’s Lacrosse Team that won the silver medal. Syracuse’s John Desko was the U.S. team’s head coach. The 2006 International Lacrosse Federation World Championship was held in London, Ontario from July 13-22.

As an assistant on Dick Edell’s Maryland staff for six years, Marr served as both assistant coach and offensive coordinator. Maryland made five NCAA Tournament appearances during that period and was the Division I national runner-up in 1995, 1997 and 1998.

Marr began his coaching career as the University of Delaware’s offensive coordinator, Hens captured three consecutive North Atlantic Conference championships and earned a top-20 national ranking in each season. Marr was also an assistant on the United States team that won the 1999 World Cup.

As a collegiate player at Johns Hopkins University, Marr was an attackman on the 1987 national championship squad and the ‘89 national runner-up team. The Blue Jays garnered four straight NCAA berths during his career. He received a B.S. in social and behavorial sciences in 1991.

A native of Yorktown, N.Y., Marr was a high school All-American who twice led his team to the state’s semifinal round.

COACHING HONORS
–Five-time America East Coach of the Year (2002, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2016)

In the full podcast for our Premium Members, you are going to love it! We review his practice plans including the dynamic way they begin practice every day. We review the Jailbreak Drill (check our search box) and the Dog Drill, his scrimmage themes, Maryland Box Drill, film work and more! Coach walks us through his scrimmage themes, and a number of new drills including the Quick Start Drill,

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