Boys Varsity Lacrosse
Additional Levels Offered:
Boys JV Lacrosse
The Gunnery is built upon a tradition honoring the four cornerstones of character: scholarship, integrity, respect, and responsibility. As a coaching staff we work tirelessly throughout the year to instill these values in our players. Our goal is to develop young men of character who will become leaders in the community, outstanding students, and exceptional lacrosse players. The Gunnery has built a strong lacrosse tradition in which our players strive for both academic and athletic excellence and understand that there is a direct relationship between successes in both areas.
2016 Western New England Secondary School Lacrosse Association (WNESSLA) Champions & 2016 Colonial Tournament Champions
2016 Colonial Tournament Champions:
Logan Adams 2015 US Lacrosse High School All-American
Jared Rainville 2019 US Lacrosse High School All-American
US Lacrosse High School All-Americans
Jared Rainville 2019
Logan Adams 2015
Mike O'Brien 2007
Head CoachA Long Island, New York native, Mike played lacrosse and basketball in high school and went on to play four years of lacrosse at Hofstra for John Danowski where he received a BBA. He has remained actively involved in sports since graduation, coaching in a variety of sports at all levels in Manhattan, NY, Westchester, NY, and locally here in Connecticut for 3d Lacrosse. At The Gunnery, Mike is the Director of Athletics and is the Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach. He lives in Bebe House with his wife Kiersten, his son and his daughter.
Matthew Cox grew up in Granger, Indiana, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology, where he also played NCAA Division III men’s varsity lacrosse. He received a master’s in secondary mathematics from Cambridge College. Prior to joining The Gunnery, he was a teacher and coach at several New England schools. He taught math and coached varsity lacrosse and varsity hockey at Sacred Heart School in Kingston, Massachusetts; he coached varsity lacrosse at Hanover High School in New Hampshire; and he coached freshman lacrosse at Boston College High School. In addition to teaching math at The Gunnery, he is coaching boys JV hockey and boys varsity lacrosse. In his free time, he enjoys playing and watching hockey and lacrosse, hiking and alpine skiing. He also completed the Boston Marathon in 2016.