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Coaches

Dave Cottle

Head Coach

Dave Cottle

As a renowned collegiate coach, Cottle joined the Chesapeake Bayhawks as a consultant in July of 2010 after Kelly took over as head coach. Cottle’s expertise in scouting and evaluating talent proved to be an asset to the team and helped bring the Bayhawks out of a 5 game losing streak and win a 2010 MLL Championship. Named president of the Bayhawks in January of 2011, Cottle brought a fresh perspective on leading the organization to new heights through prominent sponsorships and increased season ticket sales. In April of 2011, Cottle again increased his role with the organization as an assistant coach for the 2011 season. With his involvement, the Bayhawks boasted a record of 6-6 and saw a playoff berth in 2011. Becoming Head Coach for Chesapeake in 2012, Cottle led the Bayhawks to back-to-back Championship titles in 2012 and 2013. A Salisbury University graduate, Cottle spent 19 years coaching at Loyola College, leading the men’s lacrosse team to 181 wins and 14 consecutive appearances in the NCAA tournament. In 2001, Cottle was named the men’s lacrosse head coach at the University of Maryland where he remained through the 2010 season. During that time, the Terrapins saw 99 victories and 8 consecutive NCAA playoff appearances.


Tony Resch

Defensive Coordinator

Tony Resch

Resch was the head coach of the Philadelphia Wings of the NLL from 1994 to 2001 where he led the team to four championships. Resch was presented with the NLL Coach of the Year award in 2001 and in 2008 was inducted into the NLL Hall of Fame. Resch’s MLL coaching career began in 2003 as an assistant coach with the former Baltimore Bayhawks. He won back-to-back MLL championship titles in 2006 and 2007 with the Philadelphia Barrage. During his stint with the Barrage, Resch was named the 2006 Warrior MLL Coach of the Year. Resch was picked up by the Denver Outlaws in 2011 and under his leadership as defensive coordinator, the franchise set a record for least goals allowed in a single season (123). A Yale University graduate, Resch boasts two-time All-American and three-time All- Ivy League honors. The defenseman saw six seasons of play during his career in NLL as a defenseman, serving as team captain for three of those seasons. Resch was also a member of the MILL Champion Philadelphia Wings in 1989. The defense standout has international lacrosse experience as both a player and a coach, having won a gold medal at the World Lacrosse Championship in Perth, Australia in 1990. In 2010, Resch was named as an assistant coach for Team USA’s defending gold medalists. Resch is currently the athletic director at La Salle College High School in Wyndmoor, Pa., where he also serves as the school’s defensive coordinator.


John Lamon

Assistant Coach

John Lamon

A familiar face to the organization, John Lamon joined the Chesapeake Bayhawks in 2009 as an Assistant Coach. Bringing with him great insight and experience, he was very influential in leading effort of the 2010 MLL Championship team. Lamon’s coaching career started in 1980 when he was hired as an Assistant Coach at North Carolina State University. He moved back to Maryland a year later where he became the Assistant Coach at The Severn School in Severna Park, Maryland for two more seasons. Lamon then spent the next 23 years coaching youth lacrosse in Anne Arundel County, where he led teams to both county and state championships. A University of Maryland graduate, Lamon’s collegiate lacrosse achievements include the title of All-Atlantic Coast Conference and a two-time All-American in both 1978 and 1979. Post graduation, Lamon went on to claim two National Championships with the Maryland Lacrosse Club, was an eight time USCLA All-Club Attackman, four time Hero’s Club Attackman of the Year, two time USCLA Player of the Year, and also inducted into the Maryland Lacrosse Club Hall of Fame. Lamon’s pro lacrosse career was spent with the Washington Wave’s Indoor Team from 1985-1988, where he was awarded the MVP award in 1988. In 1986, Lamon was a member of the World Champion US Lacrosse Team. Outside of his play, Lamon holds a big presence in giving back to the lacrosse community. Through that service he was awarded the Willis Bilderback Award and the Annapolis Touchdown Club Award, both for service and contributions to youth lacrosse.


Brian Reese

Assistant Coach

Brian Reese

Brian Reese joined the Chesapeake Bayhawks in 2011 after spending 6 years with the Outlaws. Reese has a proven track record with the team, coming off of three seasons as the Denver Outlaws’ Head Coach/GM. During that time he guided the team to a 32-17 (.653) record, four consecutive playoff berths, and two championship game appearances. In 2009, Reese was named MLL Coach of the Year, after Denver finished with the league’s best record (9-3) and earned an appearance in the MLL Title Game against Toronto. He also served as Denver’s general manager since the team’s inception in 2005. Reese is well experienced in the lacrosse world, as a former player in the NLL from 1998-05 and in the MLL from 2001-05, where he was a four-time MLL All-Star. Reese was a defenseman for Maryland from 1995-98, garnering All-American honors as a senior. He and his wife live in Baltimore with their three children.


Tano Arrogancia

Assistant Coach

Tano Arrogancia

Tano Arrogancia has been with the Chesapeake Bayhawks since 2002. He has been coaching high school lacrosse since 1988 and currently serves as the goalie and face-off coach for The Boy’s Latin School of Maryland. In 2001, he coached Pikesville High to the state championship. Tano has won several coaching awards including US Lacrosse High School Coach of the year. Tano has been an active member of the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association since 1994 and he played for Syracuse University. He currently resides in Towson with wife, Jen and daughter, Christina.


04/27 1:00PM EST @ Cannons (L)  15 - 9 Recap
05/03 7:00PM EST vs Lizards (W)  12 - 11 Recap
05/10 3:30PM EST @ Hounds (L)  12 - 7 Recap
05/17 7:00PM EST vs Launch (L)  12 - 15 Recap
05/31 7:00PM EST vs Machine (L)  11 - 15 Recap
06/05 7:30PM EST @ Rattlers (L)  8 - 7 Recap
06/14 7:30PM EST vs Cannons (W)  16 - 15 Recap
06/21 7:00PM EST @ Outlaws (L)  9 - 6 Recap
06/28 7:00PM EST @ Launch (W)  11 - 18 Recap
07/04 4:00PM EST @ Machine (L)  16 - 14 Recap
07/17 7:00PM EST vs Rattlers (L)  7 - 10 Recap
07/27 3:00PM EST @ Lizards (W)  11 - 12 Recap
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08/09 7:00PM EST vs Hounds Buy Tickets More Info
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