TylerTyler King

Tyler has been playing lacrosse since the fifth grade. Originally from Virginia, he chose to play for Michael Caravana at Denison University, located in Ohio. Tyler experienced the growth of the game first hand. By his senior year, the Denison lacrosse team was made up of players from twenty different states. Tyler is excited to join ConnectLAX and help young players reach their goal of competing at the collegiate level.

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Recruiting Insight: Josh Lambert of Otterbein Univ.

Josh is a first-year graduate assistant for the men’s lacrosse program at Ottberbein University. Josh was a four-year letterman at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, W.V. He served as a faceoff specialist and defensive middie in college, compiling a .683 faceoff percentage and snagging 368 ground balls over his four seasons. In addition, he tallied
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Recruiting Insight with Doug Misarti of Kenyon

Kenyon College Head Coach Doug Misarti tells recruits to be organized, honest, and forward-thinking throughout the recruiting process. Players want to go to the best school and coaches want to recruit the best players. Ultimately, the players who show a lot of energy, enthusiasm and drive will have a better chance of getting recruited. Entering his eighth season at
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“It’s Not About Who Comes In, It’s About Who Comes Back” Recruiting Tips with Shelley Sheiner of Kean Univ.

The college recruiting process is a gamble in any sport. And lacrosse is no exception. Athletes develop physically and mentally at different stages throughout high school. Some players are heavily recruited early on while other great players are under recruited until late in their junior and senior years. Even good high school players aren’t guaranteed
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Recruiting Insight: Ithaca Asst Coach Michael Silipo

Playing multiple sports in high school is one of the best ways a young lacrosse player can increase his level of athleticism. Experiencing different coaching styles, different team dynamics, and remaining competitive year round are some of the direct benefits to playing multiple sports. Not to mention there are so many transferable concepts across sports.
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Coaching Interview with Brendan Dawson of Widener University

Brendan Dawson is one of the great young coaches in the game today. He’s a strong recruiter with a clear perspective on the recruiting process. In his three-year run as Widener University head men’s lacrosse coach Dawson led his team to two league final appearances where his team captured a conference title in 2012. This season the Pride finished
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Plan, Prioritize, Control the Chaos: Recruiting Advice with Dickinson’s Dave Webster

Dave Webster is Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach at Dickinson College. After graduating from Dickinson in 1988, Coach Webster began his coaching career at Marymount University where he started the first program in the university’s history in 1991. He spent seven years there building a highly regarded NCAA Division III program, earning Capital Athletic Conference Coach of
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Recruiting insight from J.P. Stewart of Virginia Wesleyan College

Not from a lacrosse hotbed? No worries, because college coaches like J.P. Stewart of Virginia Wesleyan look for commitment, athleticism and a hard work ethic above everything else. Coach Stewart believes players will find the best fit programs by asking coaches directly about their coaching styles. Understanding the expectations of a program are crucial because
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Recruiting Advice from Steve Koudelka of Lynchburg

Steve Koudelka has been the head coach at Lynchburg College for 18 seasons now. During his tenure, Koudelka has recorded an overall record of 213-92 including 16 straight winning seasons. Lynchburg has advanced into the NCAA Tournament six times in the last nine years. In 2012 the program set the record for most wins in
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Recruiting Advice from Taylor Wray of Saint Joseph’s

Head Coach Taylor Wray recently finished his third season at the helm of Saint Joseph’s men’s lacrosse team. With just nine wins in the previous three seasons combined, Wray led a 2012 Hawk team that tied for eighth in the country in overall improvement, led the nation in win percentage increase and tied for fourth
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Recruiting Advice from Dave Campbell of Middlebury

Dave Campbell recently finished his eighth season as head coach of the men’s lacrosse team at Middlebury. In those eight years, Coach Campbell guided his team to five NCAA Tournament appearances and advanced to the NCAA semifinals in 2009. A 2000 graduate of Middlebury College, Campbell enjoyed tremendous success with the Panther program as a
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Inside Recruiting with Michigan Coach John Paul

Head Coach John Paul is in his third season at the helm of Michigan‘s newly established Division I men’s lacrosse program. Coach Paul has been with Michigan since the 80’s as a player and then as a coach. Before making the transition to Division I, he coached the University of Michigan men’s club lacrosse team
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Recruiting Tips From RIT Coach Jake Coon

This week we chat with RIT Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach, Jake Coon. His Tigers currently boast a 15-0 record and are no. 1 in the USILA DIII poll. Coach Coon has amassed a 68-13 record in only four years at the helm of the RIT men’s lacrosse program. In that time the Tigers appeared in
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Recruiting Advice from Steve Colfer Cabrini College

This week we spoke with Head Coach Steve Colfer of Cabrini College to get his advice on the recruiting process. We know college recruiting is a challenge for even the best player’s; finding the right fit on campus and on the field is no easy task. It is important for players to do their homework
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Recruiting Interview with Mike Caravana of D3 Denison

With an accelerated recruiting process young players feel more pressure to commit early rather than assess all their possible college options. The question on recruits’ minds is often where can I commit to play lacrosse? Instead young players should consider asking themselves where can I find the best balance between academics and lacrosse. The best
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