Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/18/13
From Press Release
Philadelphia Wings forward, Kevin Crowley has joined the Shipley boys’ lacrosse coaching staff on a full-time basis as Varsity Offensive Coordinator for the upcoming 2013 spring season.
Crowley, the Wings’ first round draft choice in the 2012 NLL entry draft, will also be working as a skills development coach for the middle school and sixth grade boys’ teams after previously working with the Shipley program on a part time basis.
“Having someone with Kevin’s experience and expertise joining our staff is obviously great for the program,” said Shipley Athletic Director and lacrosse coach Mark Duncan. “He did a great job with us in a limited basis last season, and I’m looking forward to having him around our players on a day-to-day basis, showing them the work ethic and commitment that it takes to be a professional player.
“Kevin is a great teacher and role model who brings his indoor- hybrid lacrosse style of play that he learned in Canada to our Shipley players.”
Crowley will be joining a highly successful Shipley programs and coaching staff featuring: Head Coach, Mark Duncan who played collegiately at Lehigh University, Dave Rauch a former standout for Denison University, former St. Joseph’s University goaltender Travis McDonnell, and former Wings and MLL star, former All-American at Duke University David Stilley.
The Shipley School, a Pre-k-12 day school founded in 1894 is located in Bryn Mawr and has been the class of the Friends Schools League in boys’ lacrosse in recent years, winning four consecutive league titles during an ongoing 28-game league winning streak. Outside of league play, Shipley boys’ lacrosse has been successful, amassing a 117-37 record since 2005, finishing in the top 10 of Pennsylvania Private Schools the last three years, having two All-State performers, and one All-American while accumulating the only six lacrosse titles in 20 plus years of boys’ lacrosse played in school history.