What you’ll learn
- Defensive Play
- Team O/D Concepts
- Clearing & Riding
Head Coach John Pynchon '01
- Coach Pynchon has been coaching lacrosse at the high school and college levels for the past twelve years.
- Pynchon, a 2001 graduate of St. Johns, enjoyed a succesful four year career as a defenseman for Providence College.
- He began his coaching career in 2006 while serving as an assistant coach with the Friars for two years.
- During his time at Providence, the Friars won three conference championships, two regular season championships and participated in the NCAA Tournament in 2004, 2006 & 2007.
- Upon returning to the North Shore Pynchon coached the Beverly High School lacrosse team for nine years. Under Pynchon's guidance the Panthers won seven straight conference championships (2010-2016) and two sectional championships (2014 & 2015). In 2017 Coach Pynchon returned to his alma mater as the St. John's Prep head lacrosse coach.
- Pynchon currently serves on the Eastern Mass Lacrosse Association board and coaches at numerous lacrosse camps through Massachusetts.
- He is a member of the Social Studies faculty at St. Johns and enjoys spending his free time reading.