Sean Quirk

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Sean Quirk enters his 17th season as head coach of the Endicott College men's lacrosse team.

Sean Quirk enters his 17th season as head coach of the Endicott College men's lacrosse team. Quirk is currently the 8th-winningest active coach and 17th all-time winningest coach in Division III history. In 2008, Quirk was honored as the Field Turf NCAA Division III Coach of the Year. Under Quirks direction the Gulls have become a premier Division III program in the country. The Gulls were ranked as high as number five in the USILA Division III rankings in 2009. Under Quirk's direction, Endicott has been in 14 consecutive conference tournaments and with seven NCAA Division III Tournament berths including three appearances in the Second Round. The Gulls captured CCC Championships in 2001, 2004-07, and 2010-11. Endicott has been a consistent presence in the regional top-five rankings as well as the USILA's top-20 polls over the past several years. Quirk has coached 18 USILA All-Americans, eight USILA Academic All-Americans, 47 All-New England, 117 All-Conference players and a total of 44 seniors have received national recognition competing in senior all-star contests. Three players have been selected to play in the MLL professional league with the Boston Cannons. Coach Quirk has been named the CCC Coach of the Year 2004, 2006, 2008. In 2005, Kevin Lally became the all time NCAA Division III Statistical Leader in assists in a career. Quirk's overall coaching record at Endicott College is 212-88 and an impressive 107-11 in the Commonwealth Coast Conference. The values and culture that Coach Quirk adheres to in his student-athletes is based on continuity, commitment and supporting one another like a family member. A native of Cheshire, Conn., Quirk is a 1995 graduate of Springfield College. He was a standout lacrosse player for the Pride, winning the 1994 NCAA Division II National Championship. He also earned All-American honors in 1994 and 1995. In 1995 he was named the NCAA Division II Goalie of the Year. Quirk was also the captain of the team that lost in the NCAA National Championship game in 1995, while closing out his college career as being named to the national Senior North-South All-Star Game. Quirk began his coaching career at Springfield where he was assistant coach in 1996 and 1997, earning a Masters Degree in Education. While coaching at Springfield, Quirk played professionally for the Boston Blazers for two seasons. Quirk has served as the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) President, NCAA Division III Regional Advisory Committee, NCAA Division III rankings committee and Division III All-American selection committee. In 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2010 Quirk spoke to professional, college, and high school and youth coaches as a featured speaker at the US Lacrosse National coaches' convention in Philadelphia and Baltimore. Quirk also owns/directs the Peak Performance Goalie School and Elite lacrosse camps. In addition to coaching duties Sean Quirk is the Assistant Director of Athletics at Endicott College. He and his wife Luz Elena live in Swampscott, Mass. with their daughter Payton and son Kaden.