Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/14/22
Bio for inductee Tony Resch, La Salle College High Associate Head Coach, PLL Archers Assistant
Resch will be inducted as a truly great coach. As a head coach in National League Lacrosse, he won four league championships in eight seasons with the Philadelphia Wings, and was selected as the NLL’s coach of the year in 2001. In Major League Lacrosse, Resch piloted the Philadelphia Barrage to the MLL title in two of his four seasons, and was the league’s coach of the year in both 2006 and 2008. He has also served as a long-time MLL assistant coach for four different clubs and was a part of three additional MLL championships. Internationally, Resch served as an assistant coach for the U.S. Men’s National Team in both 2010 and 2018 and helped the team win the gold medal both times. He also served as head coach for the 2015 U.S. Men’s Indoor team which captured the bronze medal. For the past 18 years, Resch has also served as an assistant coach for the La Salle College High School boys’ team in Wyndmoor, with four state championships and two runner-up finishes. He has been previously inducted into four halls of fame, including the NLL Hall of Fame in 2008 and the Pennsylvania Hall of Fame (Montgomery County Chapter) in 2017.
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