Greg Zecca Named New Head Lacrosse Coach at Ohio Valley

Vienna, W.Va.- Ohio Valley University Athletic Director Dennis Cox recently announced the appointment of Gregory Zecca, from Port Republic, Maryland, as head men's lacrosse coach.

Zecca completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at Ohio Wesleyan University, where he played both football and lacrosse. He received a Master of Arts degree in sports management at Adelphi University.

Zecca served for eleven years as the director of athletics and physical education at The Calverton School in Huntingtown, Maryland. He coached lacrosse at the school in 2012 when the team set a school record for wins and earned the school's only national ranking in any sport. Zecca was named both the All-League and U.S. Lacrosse Coach of the Year for that season. Prior to his tenure at Calverton, Coach Zecca served as head coach of the at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania for ten seasons.

"Being back at the college level has been great," Zecca added. "My experience with the guys thus far has been outstanding. We have a great foundation to build on."

Coach Zecca also brings three years of international coaching experience to the Fighting Scots program. Zecca served as head coach and general manager of Team Italy from 2003 to 2005 and served as the team's General Manager and assistant coach for the 2006 world championship.

"I have been most impressed by the vision of the leadership of the school," Zecca shared. "I am excited to be a part of it."

"We are very blessed to have Greg Zecca heading up our men's lacrosse program," Cox noted. "He is highly qualified. We expect him to do great things for the program."

Zecca also serves as the university's director of the sports management program.

2014-03-26



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