MSLCA Coaches Hall Of Fame

Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association Hall of Fame for recognition of their outstanding achievements, noteworthy service, and exemplary character,which truly personify our great game of lacrosse, and for their dedication, commitment, and contributions to the growth and excellence of lacrosse in the Great State of Maryland, upon the recommendation of the Hall of Fame Nominating Committee and the approval of the Board of Directors of the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association the following are hereby inducted into the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association Hall of Fame:

Criteria and application are at the bottom of this page.

Hall of Fame

Inaugural Class 2009

  • Jon Appelt- North County HS
  • George Mitchell- St. Paul’s School
  • Claxton “Okey’ O’Connor- Glen Burnie HS, Boys Latin
  • Gary Schreiber- Dulaney HS
  • Bill Thomas- Towson HS

Class of 2010

  • Obie Barnes- Forrest Park HS
  • George Chandlee- The Gilman School
  • Jim Morehead-St. Mary’s Annapolis
  • Dan Ross- Howard High School

Class of 2011

  • Augie Waibel – Poly
  • Daffy Russell- St. Mary’s Annapolis
  • Randy Dase – Towson High School

Class of 2012

  • Frank Mezzanotte- Edgewood High School

Class of 2013

  • Clint Gosnell- Arundel High School
  • Ed Konstolansky- Seneca Valley High School

Class of 2014

  • Dave Allan- The Gilman School
  • Dick Long- Dematha

Class of 2015

  • Norwood Sothoron

Class of 2016:

Nomination Form

Click to Download the MSLCA Coaches Hall of Fame Nomination Form: Hall_of_Fame_App

Criteria for Selection

  • Must be at least five years retired* and at least ten years active as a lacrosse coach at the high school level in the state of Maryland.
    • *retired = not participating at the level of play for which candidate is being evaluated for induction
  • Note: College attendance is not a prerequisite for consideration
  • Winning record as a coach is essential
  • Character Beyond Reproach: The following are possible areas of evaluation used to determine Character Beyond Reproach:

Practice and perpetuation of positive sportsmanship on and off the field
Positive relations with peers, opponents, subordinates and supervisors within the game
Service within lacrosse development initiatives
Service and honors within civic, community and military community

  • All nominees that satisfy the minimum criteria
  • Nominee signature required at end of application
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