Joe Cummings has been named the new head coach of Christ Church Episcopal School (Greenville, South Carolina), according to Greenvilleonline.com.
Cummings is a 2012 graduate of the University of Maryland where he earned 2012 All-ACC and Maryland Male Athlete of the Year honors.
A native of Baltimore, Cummings played attack and midfield for the MLL’s Ohio Machine and Charlotte Hounds. He also has served as a volunteer assistant for Greenville High School and was chosen the 2016 Upper State Assistant Coach of the Year.
Cummings has spent the last two years teaching lacrosse clubs, camps and clinics through Lacrosse Force, a company he co-founded and owns.
Cummings takes over for Shane LeCroy who coach the Cavaliers for five seasons. LeCroy compiled a 36-37 record as head coach of Christ Church.
The new Cavaliers head coach was a 2008 US Lacrosse and Under Armour High School All-American while playing at Loyola-Blakefield (Towson, Maryland). He scored 37 goals and 13 assists as a senior to help the Dons to the MIAA A Conference championship.Submit a coaching change or list a coaching opening
|STATE||SCHOOL||OLD COACH||YRS||NEW COACH|
|Connecticut||Fairfield Prep (Fairfield)||Chris Smalkais||29||Graham Niemi|
|Florida||Barron Collier (Naples)||Trent Carter||5||TBD|
|Florida||Canterbury School (Fort Myers)||Dave Manzi||12||Trent Carter|
|Massachusetts||Martha's Vineyard (Oak Bluffs)||Chris Greene||8||TBD|
|Massachusetts||St. John's Prep (Danvers)||John Roy||22||TBD|
|Massachusetts||Triton (Byfield)||Sean Parsons||6||TBD|
|Maryland||Georgetown Prep (North Bethesda)||Charlie Horning||2||Scott Urick|
|Maryland||St. Maria Goretti (Hagerstown)||Keith Reitenbach||6||Ryan Beck|
|Michigan||Ann Arbor Pioneer (Ann Arbor)||Smith Atwood||4||TBD|
|Michigan||Brighton (Brighton)||Renn Moon||4||Jim Carl|
|Michigan||Forest Hills Central (Grand Rapids)||Jake Seiler||2||Patrick Clay|
|Michigan||Gabriel Richard (Ann Arbor)||Jim Carl||7||Sean Brosnan|
|Michigan||Holland Christian (Holland)||Steven Johns||3||Micah Kool|
|Michigan||Okemos (Okemos)||Shawn Grady||15||TBD|
|Michigan||Plymouth (Canton)||Brian Walsh||7||Ray Miller|
|Michigan||St. Mary's Catholic Central (Monroe)||N. Masuda||5||TBD|
|Michigan||University of Detroit Jesuit (Detroit)||Tom Shermetaro||2||TBD|
|Michigan||Walled Lake Central (Walled Lake)||Nevin Kanner||4||TBD|
|New York||Canandaigua Academy (Canandaigua)||Ed Mulheron||11||Deven York|
|New York||Yorktown (Yorktown Heights)||Dave Marr (sspd.)||13||TBD|
|North Carolina||Apex Friendship (Apex)||Scott Olive||1||Jamie Sliwa|
|North Carolina||Marvin Ridge (Waxhaw)||John Dodd||8||TBD|
|North Carolina||Northern Durham (Durham)||Jamie Sliwa||2||Gordon Galloway|
|Ohio||Dublin Coffman (Dublin)||Mark Forsythe||7||Shane Comisford|
|Ohio||Hilliard Davidson (Hilliard)||Kyle Olson||4||Adam Beasley|
|Ohio||Upper Arlington (Columbus)||Ted Wolford||25||Kyle Olson|
|Ohio||Westerville South (Westerville)||Mike Norman||4||TBD|
|Pennsylvania||Episcopal Academy (Newtown Square)||Andy Hayes||12||Chris Bates|
|Pennsylvania||Germantown Academy (Fort Washington)||Brian Grady||4||Billy McKinney|
|Pennsylvania||Lancaster Mennonite (Lancaster)||Brett Foote||2||TBD|
|Pennsylvania||Penn Manor (Millersville)||Ken Snyder||7||Zach Charles|
|Pennsylvania||Garden Spot (New Holland)||Chad Grimley||4||TBD|
|Pennsylvania||Mechanicsburg (Mechanicsburg)||Scott Brisbane||3||Anthony Natale (pending)|
|Pennsylvania||Ridley (Folsom)||Kevin Ellers||13||TBD|
|Pennsylvania||Wilson West Lawn (West Lawn)||Bill Hughes||4||Bill Waldron|
|South Carolina||Christ Church Episcopal (Greenville)||Shane LeCroy||5||Joe Cummings|
|South Carolina||May River (Bluffton)||TBD|
|Texas||St. Mark's (Dallas)||Francis Donald||3||TBD|
|Texas||Kingwood||Christian Arnold.||6||Jeremy Platt|
|Virginia||Bishop O'Connell (Arlington)||Ryan Beck||2||Kevin Giblin|
|Virginia||St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Alexandria)||Andy Taibl||10||TBD|
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