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Lacrosse - Boys' Varsity


Overview

Overview

2016 Founders League Champions

The boys' varsity lacrosse team is steeped in tradition and prides itself in developing outstanding lacrosse players. Founded in 1962, lacrosse has always been highly regarded at Taft, and the legacy today is as strong as ever. Competing in some of the most competitive lacrosse leagues in the nation, The Founders League and New England West - Division I, Taft has consistently fielded strong teams with tremendous success against competitors such as Deerfield, Salisbury, Hotchkiss, Westminster, and Choate.

Taft has witnessed many fine lacrosse players come through the program and subsequently enjoy success at some of the top Division I and III college programs in the nation. Since 2000, the year Taft was voted Tri-National Champion and ranked #1 in the country, student-athletes have consistently matriculated at schools in the Ivy League, ACC, Patriot League, ECAC, NESCAC and Centennial Conferences. The success of Taft lacrosse rests on the principles and tradition of hard work, dedication, and teamwork in the true spirit of the game. The program continues to attract some of the finest scholar-athletes, building upon this excellent tradition and ensuring its future success.

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Schedule

Schedule

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Roster

Roster

# Name Position Class Hometown
Thomas Archie 2020 Darien, CT
Robert Barrasso 2020 Mountain Lakes, NJ
Emmett Berg 2019 Venice, CA
3 William Bock G 2018 Scarsdale, NY
Adison Brown 2019 Bloomfield, CT
Alexander Brown 2020 Greenwich, CT
Matthew Caruso 2018 Litchfield, CT
Cameron Cokinos 2019 Norwell, MA
Avery Coleman 2019 New York, NY
Benjamin Craine 2020 Weston, CT
Duncan Darrin 2018 Greenwich, CT
Peter Davies 2019 Dover, MA
Scott Del Zotto 2018 Orangeville, ON
6 William Dobensky D 2019 Shelton, CT
Warner Fossland 2019 New Preston, CT
Joseph Hardison 2018 Darien, CT
John Hartfiel 2018 Minneapolis, MN
Marshall Henshaw 2019 Waccabuc, NY
Henry Hentemann 2019 Greenwich, CT
Ryan Hockenbury 2019 South Burlington, VT
Philip Hodges 2019 New Orleans, LA
Maxwell Horne 2018 West Chester, PA
Nicholas Kenerson 2021 Watertown, CT
5 Peter Kenerson LSM 2019 Watertown, CT
2 Dennis Kennedy D 2018 Darien, CT
William Kugler 2020 Greenwich, CT
Quinn Lander 2021 Morgantown, WV
28 Ryan Low M 2019 Bedford, NY
John Marx 2019 Englewood, CO
John Parsons 2020 Hanover, NH
7 Robert Peterson A 2019 South Glastonbury, CT
Matthew Schwartz 2018 Armonk, NY
9 John Sheehan A/M 2018 New York, NY
Ian Wohlhieter 2018 Watertown, CT
James Woodworth 2018 Greenwich, CT
Charles Wright 2018 Darien, CT
Charles Yerkes 2018 Bronxville, NY
William Yerkes 2019 Tampa, FL
Philip Zanone 2019 Memphis, TN

Coaches

Coaches

About Coach Bell

Nicolas Bell joins the Taft faculty as an English teacher and the boys' varsity lacrosse coach. Nic is a 2009 graduate of Brown University where he received his B.A. degree in Modern American History. Nic played varsity lacrosse for four years at Brown. During his senior year, he helped lead the team to their first NCAA tournament berth in over a decade.

After receiving his degree, Nic joined the faculty of the Blue Ridge School, where he was recognized as the Virginia Independent Conference Coach of the Year. Nic joined the faculty of Trinity-Pawling School in 2011, where he served as an English teacher, college counselor, dorm parent and advisor, as well as the head coach of T-P’s highly competitive lacrosse program. In recognition of his success, Nic was honored as the 2012 New England West Coach of the Year.

Nic’s work with youth lacrosse is expansive and well respected. He is the head coach of Team New England for the Under Armour Underclass All-American Games and is affiliated with a number of youth club and showcase programs. In addition to teaching English and coaching lacrosse at Taft, Nic will coach JV boys’ basketball and live with his wife Ann, and their daughter, on HDT 5.

About Coach Madden

Rob graduated from Amherst College after four years at Taft. While in college, he captained the varsity soccer and lacrosse teams and was selected to the Second-Team All-NESCAC soccer team. Graduating with a degree in Spanish, Rob rejoined the Taft community as a Spanish teacher and sports information director in 2007. Rob served as head coach for girls’ varsity soccer for three years and assisted boys’ varsity lacrosse for four years. He then left Taft to pursue a Master of Science at the Mark H. McCormack School of Sports Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. While at UMass, Rob assisted the Amherst College men’s lacrosse team, working primarily with the defense. Rob returned to Taft in 2012 as a member of the admissions team, and assumed his current role of co-director of athletics in 2013. He currently head coaches girls' varsity soccer and assists boys’ varsity lacrosse. Rob lives on campus with his wife, Kara Zarchin, two children, Conor and Laurel, and dog, Quinn.


Record

Record

Year Record Year Record
2006-073-102007-084-10
2008-0910-52009-1010-6
2010-11 5-10 2011-12 10-7
2012-13 13-5 2013-14 12-4
2014-15 8-9 2015-16 15-3

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