BURLINGTON, Vt. – Reyn Garnett has been named a volunteer assistant coach for the Vermont men’s lacrosse program for the 2013-14 season. Head coach Ryan Curtis made the announcement today.
“I am very excited to announce the addition of Reyn Garnett to our coaching staff. We are very fortunate to have someone with his experience join the program,” said Curtis.
Garnett played professionally for the New Jersey Pride and Long Island Lizards in Major League Lacrosse (MLL), and was the 6th overall pick in the first round of the 2009 supplemental draft by the Boston Cannons.
He’s a 2006 Graduate of Georgetown University where he played lacrosse for the Hoyas, leading his team to the NCAA Quarterfinals in each of his four years. At Georgetown, Garnett was a two-time All-American, three-time All-ECAC selection, three-time defensive player of the year, team MVP and team captain. In his senior year, Garnett was recognized as one of the 23 nominees for the Tewaaraton Trophy, presented annually to the top lacrosse player in the country.
Garnett recently founded 802 Lacrosse, which is an elite club lacrosse team for middle school and high school athletes here in northern Vermont, coached by many of the areas top coaches.
Garnett earned his bachelor of arts degree in English with a minor in sociology from Georgetown in 2006.