Dom Starsia, John Paul, Andy Towers, Jim Stagnitta, Chris Bates, and Nat St. Laurent will lead their respective PLL teams beginning in June of 2019. The league is expected to make a formal announcement tomorrow.
Earlier today, a Twitter account that appears to be John Paul’s PLL account surfaced online.
Is former Michigan head coach John Paul one of the coaches in the PLL? pic.twitter.com/FGlmcbkQIj— Chris Jastrzembski (@CFJastrzembski) December 11, 2018
All six of these head coaches have had previous college coaching experiences.
Paul was the first Michigan Wolverines head coach when the team moved to an NCAA varsity level in 2012. He lasted until the 2017 season.
Towers spent five years as the head coach of the Dartmouth Big Green from 2010 until 2014.
Stagnitta has held multiple head coaching positions in his career in lacrosse. He’s coached the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, Washington & Lee, and Arcadia, as well as professionally with the Denver Outlaws and recently the Charlotte Hounds.
St. Laurent has been the head coach of Division III Ohio Northern since their inaugural season in 2016. He was also an assistant with the Ohio Machine.