Coach Tom Carmean – Bio

Coach Tom Carmean – Carmean spent 11 years (2000-2010) as head coach of Amherst College (Amherst, MA), leading the team to an 82-76 record.  Amherst earned 10 men’s lacrosse All-America honors and 14 All-NESCAC First Team selections during Carmean’s time, as well as two Conference Player of the Year awards. Notably, his nationally ranked 2004 squad featured a conference-high six All-NESCAC selections and the Rookie of the Year.

In 2010, Carmean moved to Guilford College (Greensboro, N.C.), where he developed 16 All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) selections, including two-time pick Adam Fiore. Fiore graduated in 2016 ranked third in school history with 212 career points, a 3.93 points per game average.

Carmean was a three-time All-America selection at the University of Massachusetts and an 11-year veteran of professional lacrosse. During a standout collegiate playing career he was recognized as one of the top attackers in the nation, twice leading the Minutemen to the NCAA Quarterfinals before graduating with a degree in English in 1988.  In 2007, Carmean received accolades in an article where he was listed as one of the three best American-born attackmen to have ever played the game.