Hall-of-Famer Stephen Jacobson will join the Kean University men’s lacrosse coaching staff for his first season with the Cougars in 2017. A member of the New Jersey, Fair Lawn, Hunterdon and Ridgewood Halls of Fame, Jacobson brings 40 years of lacrosse coaching experience to the sidelines.
Jacobson is the two-time New Jersey Coach of the Year while at Ridgewood High School, and won 10 conference coach of the year awards. He also served as head coach at the World Lacrosse Games and assistant at the U-19 World Games.
As a player, Jacobson was an All-American at Swarthmore College and went on to earn a master’s degree from Lehigh University.
In addition to his time in the high school ranks, Jacobson has coached at Division I Fairleigh Dickinson, Lehigh and Kean’s conference rival Stockton University.