John Tucker (lacrosse)


John Tucker (lacrosse)

Infobox Lacrosse Player


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former_nll_teams=Philadelphia Wings
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coach=Los Angeles Riptide (MLL) 2006 to Present
Columbus Landsharks (NLL) 2000
Baltimore Thunder (NLL) 1997 to 1999
league= Former NCAA
team= Johns Hopkins University
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John Tucker is current head coach of the Los Angeles Riptide of Major League Lacrosse, and a former stand-out player.

Playing career

As a player, Tucker was a member on a number a winning teams. He played on the undefeated Johns Hopkins University Blue Jays team that won the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship in 1984. [cite web |url=http://laxmagazine.cstv.com/sports/s-pro/content/110105abv.html|title=Tucker to Coach Los Angeles
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] In international competition Tucker played for Team USA in winning three gold medals at the World Lacrosse Championships in 1986, 1990, 1994. Tucker captained the 1990 and 1994 teams. In addition, Tucker won two championships with the Philadelphia Wings of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League in 1989 and 1990.cite web |url=http://www.lariptide.com/team/Coaching/?id=96|title=John Tucker Riptide Coaches Bio
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]

Coaching career

As a coach, he has led a number of teams to championships, including a total of eight Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association championships: four with the Severn School in Annapolis, Maryland, three with the Gilman School in Baltimore, Maryland, and one with Loyola High School in Towson, Maryland. cite web |url=http://www.lariptide.com/team/Coaching/?id=96|title=John Tucker Riptide Coaches Bio
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In the National Lacrosse League, Tucker coached the Baltimore Thunder from 1997 to 1999. He also was the coach of the Pittsburgh CrosseFire for their one year of existence in 2000.

Tucker is currently Head Coach of the Los Angeles Riptide of Major League Lacrosse. Following the 2007 MLL season he was awarded the Major League Lacrosse Coach of the Year Award. [cite web |url=http://majorleaguelacrosse.com/news/pressreleases/index.html?article_id=784|title=John Tucker Named 2007 Brine Coach of the Year
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]

In addition, he is an assistant women's lacrosse coach at Johns Hopkins University. [cite web |url=http://hopkinssports.cstv.com/sports/w-lacros/mtt/tucker_john00.html|title=John Tucker JHU Coaches Bio
accessdate=2007-12-07 |last= |first= |date= |format= |work=HopkinsSports.cstv.com|publisher= |quote=
]

tatistics

Major Indoor Lacrosse League Career

* Philadelphia Wings stats only (may not be complete)

ee also

*Philadelphia Wings
*1987 Philadelphia Wings

Awards

External links

* [http://www.wingszone.com/whistory/history.htm Philadelphia WingsZone web site]

References

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