Mr. Tony Resch Leads Team USA In 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships
The 2015 FIL World Indoor Championship will be held September 18-26 in Onondaga Nation, NY, and Buffalo, NY.
La Salle College High School Lacrosse Associate Head Coach Mr. Tony Resch is leading Team USA as Head Coach in the 2015 Federation of International Lacrosse World Indoor Championships.
The 2015 FIL World Indoor Championship will be held September 18-26 in Onondaga Nation, NY, and Buffalo, NY. The U.S. has placed third in each of the three previous world championship events, held in 2003, 2007 and 2011.
Coach Resch is regarded as one of the game's top defensive coaches at any level. He was the head coach of the Philadelphia Wings from 1993-2001, leading the team to four NLL titles (1994-95, 1998, 2001), and in 2001 he was named NLL coach of the year. He was inducted to the NLL Hall of Fame in 2008.
A mainstay in MLL coaching circles, Resch led the Philadelphia Barrage from 2005-2008, winning MLL championships in 2006 and 2007. Twice he was named MLL coach of the year (2006, 2008).
Resch was an assistant coach on the 2010 U.S. outdoor team in Manchester, England. A two-time All-American defenseman at Yale University, Resch was a member of the gold-medal winning 1990 U.S. outdoor team. During his time with Coach Bill Leahy at La Salle, the Explorers have won four state titles in 12 years.
All games from the tournament are available to watch for free online at http://wilc2015.com/schedule/.
Next up for the Americans is a matchup with Ireland on Thursday, September 24th at 4:30 PM.
In addition to coaching lacrosse at La Salle since 2001, Resch is the current freshmen class guidance counselor.
For more information on the La Salle Lacrosse Program, visit www.lschs.org/Lacrosse.