Professional Lacrosse Coach, Former College Coach –Leadership Advisor
30 Years as a College and Professional Coach
10 NCAA Tournament Appearances, Three Final Four Appearances
NCAA Division 1 and 2-time Major League Lacrosse Coach of The Year
7-time Conference Coach of The Year
Intercollegiate Lacrosse Man of the Year
Jim is a Leadership Advisor. Assisting leaders, teams, corporations and organizations in creating Thriving Cultures, Trusted Leaders and Valued People.
He has a proven background and practical experience in creating successful cultures and developing leaders at both a team and management level. Jim has a unique understanding and approach to optimizing performance in team-based organizations.
Jim has been a college and professional coach for 30 years serving as a head coach for 27 of those years. He has coached at the Division 1 and 3 levels and is currently the Head Coach of the Charlotte Hounds of Major League Lacrosse. He has a proven record in turning around struggling programs and creating winning cultures. His approach to leadership and culture development is grounded in the successes and failures he experienced beginning at the age of 27 when (at the time) he was the youngest head college lacrosse coach in the country.
He specializes in helping teams, organizations and leaders to understand culture, create deliberate cultures and lead in a way that is both inspirational and sustainable. Jims experience in leading in high expectation and high stress situations with ever-changing personnel provides insights that have proven valuable to his clients in the athletic and corporate world alike.
Since he left college coaching in 2015 he has worked as a Leadership Consultant for
for Complete Athlete 360 and currently services corporations and organizations through his own company The MVP Development Group. His client list includes, professional and college teams, corporations, organizations and secondary schools. Jim is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.