Saint Leo, Fla. (August 27, 2007) – Saint Leo University head lacrosse coach Brad Jorgensen has introduced Kevin Warnock as the program’s new assistant coach.

Warnock joins the Lions after a successful two-year stint as assistant coach at Western New England College.  During his time at the DIII school, the Golden Bears had their best season ever, posting a 17-1 record and an 8-0 mark in conference play to claim the Pilgrim League title.  Western New England College also won the Pilgrim League Tournament crown, and advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Championship.  WNEC finished the season ranked third in the nation.

Prior to his time at Western New England College, Warnock worked as a director with New England Developmental Lacrosse where his job duties included recruiting prospective scholastic level athletes, developing and implementing practice sessions and maintaining a budget for equipment, travel and facility.

Warnock enjoyed a hugely successful playing career as a four-year starter of the Springfield College lacrosse team.  During his career, he scored 62 goals and added 15 assists.  He played in three NCAA Tournaments, and was also selected to play in the 2005 NEILA East- West Game.

A graduate of Springfield College, Warnock earned his bachelor’s degree in American Studies in May, 2005.  While attending Springfield, Warnock also worked several Peak Performance Lacrosse Camps helping to develop young lacrosse players and raise their awareness of the game.

The Saint Leo lacrosse team will compete in its third year of competition in 2008.  The team finished the 2007 season with a 7-8 record, including a 2-2 mark in the Deep South Conference, which qualified the Lions for the post-season conference tournament.  Saint Leo was the only team to defeat DSC regular season and tournament champions Wingate University.