Carroll Kennedy

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A four-year college lacrosse player, Kennedy joined the Saints in August of 2013 following two years playing at Adelphi University and two at Monroe Community College (Rochester, N.Y.) and has two years of coaching experience.In his first year with the Saints he played a large role in perhaps the most successful season in team history. The 2014 team went a program record 19-1 on their way to the third NCAA Division II National Championship in team history. He helped the club to wins over seven nationally ranked opponents during the season, including three in the NCAA Tournament. On May 10 Limestone posted the largest NCAA victory in program history with a 17-6 decision over No. 10 Queens before defeating No. 3 Tampa 14-10 in the National Semifinals. After punching their ticket to the eighth national championship game, the Saints delivered their final win over a ranked opponent as they took out No. 7 LIU Post, 12-6, in a rematch of the Limestone's first national championship.Most recently, Kennedy has served as an assistant coach at Adelphi, helping to lead the Panthers to a 14-3 record, No. 4 national ranking and a berth in the NCAA Division II National Semifinals. In the latter, they dropped a narrow 16-13 decision to eventual national hampion Le Moyne.During his time in Garden City, N.Y., he was directly responsible for handling the day-to-day office operations that included scheduling, budgeting and NCAA compliance at the team level. On the field, Kennedy assisted with practice and game planning, working with defense and goalie coordination and had a significant role in the recruitment and evaluation of players.Prior to his time on the sidelines at Adelphi, he served as an assistant coach at Commack High School. While there he was responsible for the development of players on the defensive end, creating game plans and scouting and evaluating opponents.Kennedy has also worked with the Long Island, N.Y.-based BreakOut Goaltending Group, serving as a Shooting Coordinator since March of 2010. He helped train goalies ranging in age from 6-21 through one-on-one struction. Since June of 2011 he has also coached Long Island Pride Lacrosse, a team comprised of 5th and 6th graders.As a player, Kennedy began his career at Monroe Community College from 2007-08. He earned All-Region Second-Team honors before continuing his career at Adelphi in 2009 and 2010. In his first year there he played in all 11 games with a