Golden Bear Lacrosse is a program for all levels of lacrosse players. Our coaching staff is dedicated to teaching lacrosse to all players and preparing our players to achieve their goals and ascend to the next level play they're capable of.

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Coaching Staff

Our coaching staff consists of the top high school and college coaches in the area, along with college level players serving as assistant coaches.



John Klepacki

Head Coach at Western New England University

Named USILA Division III Coach-of-the-Year and NEILA Coach-of-the-Year (2007)

Named Pilgrim League Coach-of-the-Year (2002, 2004, 2007)

Named Commonwealth Coast Conference Coach-of-the-Year (2012)

Graduate of Springfield College (1996)

Won Division 2 National Championship (1994)


Jim Warnock

Assistant Athletic Director at Somers High School

Former Offensive Coordinator and Shooting Specialist for Western New England University

Springfield College team captain and All-American Midfielder (2001)

Southington High School’s Coach of the Year (2005)


Mike Murray

Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for the Western New England University Mens Lacrosse Team

2011 Graduate of Western New England University

Played Midfield for Western New England University

Currently in third year of Assistant coaching at Western New England University




Bill Mason

Assistant Coach and Defensive Coordinator at Bates College

2011 Graduate of Western New England University

Assistant Coach for the Western New England University Mens Lacrosse team (2012)


Patrick White

Assistant Coach at Western New England University

Graduate of Western New England University (2013)

All-American Attack man

Commonwealth Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Year (2012)

3x All New England Team

3x All Commonwealth Coast Conference Selection


Joe Henney

Head Coach Agawam High School

Springfield College Alumni (2010)


Russ Mooney

Over 200 career wins as Former Wilbraham Regional High School Head Coach

Springfield College Alumni


John Ruseo

Head Coach of Chicopee Comp

Kyle Cloutier

Head Coach at Wilbraham High School

Former Western New England Assistant Coach and Goalie Specialist

Springfield College All-American as a goalie

Named twice to All-Pilgrim League First Team




"Demand Excellence"