It is an honor to welcome back Coach Lorne Smith to our Winter Program. Growing up in Baltimore, Lorne has had a stick in his hands since he could walk. He has not missed a lacrosse season since he started at age six. During a particularly successful stretch which included high school, college, and Team USA U-19, Lorne did not lose his last game of the season for five years resulting in six straight championships. During that time he was coached by two of the top minds in the game today — John Tucker (Gilman) and Bill Tierney (Princeton).
Lorne’s camp experience started at Camp Deerwood in Holderness New Hampshire on Squam Lake, where his parents helped to run the traditional boys camp. As a camper and counselor, Lorne gained valuable camp experience that has a big influence on LSL today.
Moving to San Francisco in 1999 has offered the opportunity to stay involved with lacrosse on a number of levels including playing professionally, coaching a team at the collegiate level, directing youth camps and clinics, and offering free coaches clinics. Lorne currently lives in Lafayette California with his wife and two daughters.
In 2013 he was recognized for his on-field achievements and continued involvement in the game by being inducted into the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame Baltimore Chapter. He was three time All-American Midfielder and Attackman as well as three time National champion for Princeton University. Coach Lorne also held the position of Stanford University Head Coach and directed a number of Lacrosse camps during his time there. To learn more about Coach Lorne and his Lacrosse programs visit his web site at lornesmithlacrosse.com.