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Tom Marechek

Director of Lacrosse

  • With IMG Since: 2019
  • Hometown: Victoria, British Columbia

About Me

Tom has been playing Lacrosse since a young age and has been a coach, teacher, business owner and sports administrator throughout his professional career.

Tom was a four time NCAA All American at Syracuse University. After college, Tom played 12 years for the professional indoor team, the Philadelphia Wings who retired his number in 2006. He was inducted into the National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame in 2007, US National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2008 and the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2012. Prior to joining us at the Academy, Tom was the varsity boy’s lacrosse coach at McDonogh School, Glenelg County School and Friends School, both in Maryland. Through his own endeavors, Tom has successfully managed a camp lacrosse business, instructing over 17,500 lacrosse players throughout the United States since 1995.

Player Accomplishments

  • Canadian National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, 2012 Inductee
  • USA National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, 2008 Inductee
  • National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame, 2007 Inductee
  • Baltimore US Lacrosse Chapter Lacrosse Hall of Fame, 2007 Inductee
  • Won 11 National Championships
  • 4 time All American Syracuse University, 1989-92
  • 9 time All Pro, National Lacrosse League, Philadelphia Wings
  • 4 time All Pro, Major League Lacrosse, Baltimore Bayhawks
  • 6 time All Club, United States Club Lacrosse Association, Team Toyota
  • Retired the #42 Philadelphia Wings Jersey (at Philadelphia’s Wachovia Center)
  • All World Team and Top Scorer of the World Games held in Baltimore, MD, 1998
  • Offensive Player of the Year, USCLA, Team Toyota, 1997

Coaching/Presenter Accomplishments

  • Head Coach of the Baltimore Under Armour All American Championship Team, 2013
  • Coached runner up MIAA championship teams, 2009, 2010 and 2012
  • NCAA Tewaraaton Trophy Selection Committee, 2010 and 2011
  • Presenter at US Lacrosse National Convention, 2009 through 2018
  • Assistant Coach for Under Armour All-American Elite senior showcase game, 2008
  • Head Coach for MIAA Championship teams, 2004 and 2005
  • Assistant Coach at Saint Joseph’s University, 1994

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