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Morgan face shot 2Our first podcast with this awesome Coach, Coach Morgan, the all-time winningest coach in program history and one of the top coaches at any level in collegiate lacrosse, Mike Morgan enters his 13th season as head coach of the Merrimack College men’s lacrosse program after winning back to back DII National Championships. And now preparing to go DI !

Winning no fewer than 11 games in any of his previous 11 seasons guiding the Warriors, Morgan will enter the 2019 campaign with a career coaching record of 147-38, good for a winning percentage of .795. He ranks fifth among all active coaches in Division I, II and III in career win percentage and third among Division II coaches, as well as 11th among all NCAA coaches all-time. He also ranks in the top-10 among all active Division II coaches in total coaching victories. He earned his first-ever USILA Division II National Coach of the Year award at the end of the 2017 season, as well, adding to his long list of accolades that have been accrued over the past decade.

2018/19 National Champions
2018, 2013, 2010 NE-10 Conference Champions
2017 National Championship Runner-up
2017 Division II Coach of the Year
2016, 2015, 2009 NCAA Final Four
2008 NE-10 Coach of the Year
2018,2017,2008 NEILA Coach of the Year

Morgan previously served as an assistant coach at Merrimack, working primarily with the defense.
Prior to his arrival at Merrimack, Morgan served as the head lacrosse coach at St. Dominic High School for four seasons. He led the team to 38 wins in four years, the most in school history over a four-year stretch, and his teams were 24-1 against schools of comparable size. Additionally, his team GPA was ranked in the top two of the school’s athletic teams over all four years.

In 2005, Morgan was selected to evaluate and coach the Long Island Empire State Lacrosse Team. He also guided St. Dominic to its first-ever Class AA Championship Game. He still holds the all-time record at St. Dominic, where he was both captain and Team MVP in 1994, 1995 and 1996. Morgan was a CHSAA All-League selection in 1995 and 1996.

A 2000 graduate of Merrimack College, Morgan was named an All-American in 2000 when he earned First Team All-Northeast 10 and All-New England honors. That year, he was also named New England Player of the Year. He was a key member of the 2000 squad that captured Merrimack’s first Northeast-10 Championship and two ECAC Championships (1999, 2000).

Morgan resides in North Andover, Massachusetts, with his wife Allison, and their daughter Brooke.

This was a great podcast, this coach is organized and the practices are very fast paced. Check out this quote, “We don’t have warm up drills, our first drill is out first drill…” Coach Morgan,

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