Todd Richardson Added to Wabash Lacrosse Coaching Staff

Todd Richardson is the latest addition to the Wabash College lacrosse program. Richardson will serve as a volunteer assistant coach for team as it transitions from club to varsity status.

Richardson served as the assistant lacrosse coach at Elizabethtown College last season under current Wabash head coach Terry Corcoran. Prior to his time at Elizabethtown, Richardson worked as the club lacrosse director, organizer and coach for CNY Roadhawks in Syracuse, New York and was the varsity assistant and head junior varsity coach at Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse.

"I'm very excited to have Todd here," Corcoran said. "He's a fierce competitor. He was an outstanding player at the collegiate level. He played in NCAA Championship games. He also a relentless recruiter and an excellent teacher on the field."

Richardson graduated from Mercyhurst University in 2010 with a bachelor of science degree. He played varsity lacrosse for the Lakers, helping the team to its become a national championship contender in 2006. He was named captain as a senior, guiding the team to a 13-1 mark with its only loss coming against the eventual national champion, CW Post. Richardson also represented the lacrosse team as a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee as a junior and senior. He scored 20 goals and dished out eight assists over his career, including nine goals and six assists while playing in all 14 games as a senior.

After playing collegiately, Richardson began working with the CNY Arrows as an assistant coach for one season. He served as a volunteer coach for Jordan-Elbridge Lacrosse Club, Inc. along with duties at Jordan-Elbridge High School as the head junior varsity coach. Richardson has worked with lacrosse hall of fame coaches such as Corcoran, BJ O'Hara, Steve Beville, and Regy Thorpe.

"I'm excited to be at Wabash College," Richardson said. "I'm looking forward to building this lacrosse program while also continuing to learning coaching techniques from Coach Corcoran. Coach has a great history of turning several programs from start-ups to nationally-recognized teams. I'm excited to add Wabash to that list."

Richardson begins his duties at Wabash immediately. The Little Giant lacrosse program will move from club to varsity status in 2014-2015 and will play its first varsity season as a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference in the spring of 2015.

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