June 30, 2012

Rogalski Accepts Head Men's Lacrosse Coaching Position At Lafayette College

Jim Rogalski

Jim Rogalski, head men’s lacrosse coach at The University of Scranton, notified Director of Athletics Toby Lovecchio Friday afternoon of his decision to resign to accept the men’s lacrosse head coaching position at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.

In two seasons, Rogalski led the Royals to an 18-15 record, including a Landmark Conference championship and a berth in the NCAA Division III championships in 2011.  This past season, Scranton finished 9-7 and advanced to the Landmark Conference tournament for the fourth time in the league’s five-year history.

A native of Arnold, Maryland, Rogalski has coached extensively on the NCAA Division I and III level since his graduation from St. Mary's College of Maryland in 1997.  For six seasons prior to his appointment at Scranton, he was a member of the coaching staff at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, beginning his career there as head assistant lacrosse coach in 2004 before being promoted to associate head coach in 2007.  He has also served as an assistant coach at Drexel University, Washington & Lee University, Goucher College, Western New England College, and St. Mary's.

Lovecchio has also announced that the university will begin a national search to hire a new head coach shortly.    More information regarding how to apply for the position will be posted in the university’s employment opportunities section at the following web address:  universityofscrantonjobs.com

--ROYALS--

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