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Former Neshaminy coach Hanlon named head coach at Washington Twp. (NJ)

Friday, 23rd December 2016

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School  
 

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/23/16

Former Neshaminy coach Josh Hanlon has been named head boys’ lacrosse coach at Washington Township (N.J.).

Hanlon started the program at Neshaminy and led the Redskins to a record of 56-70 from 2007-2013.

Committed Seniors Jared Albano (Stockton University) and Jarrett Dargusch (Limestone College)

New Washington Twp. coach Josh Hanlon (center) is flanked by committed seniors Jared Albano (Stockton University, left) and Jarrett Dargusch (Limestone College)

Hanlon grew up in Lower Bucks County and began playing for the boys’ senior program at Lower Bucks Lacrosse Club. He was a three-time First Team All-Centennial Conference and a two-time NCAA All-American selection at McDaniel College (Md.) where he is a member of the school’s College Sports Hall of Fame. In 2004 he participated in the STX/USILA North vs. South All Star Game.

Hanlon also served as the Philly region coach for the Brine National Lacrosse Classic in 2010-11.

Hanlon, who is a Technology Specialist in Washington Township Public Schools, answered these questions about his new job:

What are your short-term goals?
Hanlon: “In the short term I am looking to get players to buy into a philosophy that positive energy breeds success. We want to compete each day in practice and be our best.”

What are your long-term goals?
Hanlon:
“In the long term we want to have a program that is recognized for winning on the field and also in the community.

What is your coaching philosophy?
Hanlon: “My coaching philosophy is based on students fulfilling their role as citizens and maximizing their potential as a lacrosse player. When this happens we can trust each other as teammates and be ready to compete in practice and on game day.”

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