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NexStar Directors and Coaches


Summer 2018 Coaching Assignments

2019 - Doug Shanahan & Aaron Nelson

2020 - Jeremy Platt & Kevin Barry

2021/2022 - Rich Carter & Doug Bergner

2023/2024 - Duncan Clancy & Rich Carter


Doug Shanahan - Founder & Director of Recruiting Showcase

Coaching Experience:

  • Western Davie Head Lacrosse Coach-2017-Present
  • Irish National Team/Erie Team ILF 2016- Present
  • St Brendan Lacrosse Director and Head Coach
  • 2012 Miami Herald Coach of the Year
  • 2010 USL Coach Of the Year
  • 2008 Head Coach University of Illinois

Playing Experience

  • 2x Member of Team USA
  • 2x World Champion
  • MVP of 2002 World Games
  • MLL All Star
  • NCAA 2001 Player of the Year
  • America East Player of the Year 2001
  • 1st ever Tewaraaton Winner 2001 Hofstra University


Rich Carter - Director of National Showcase Program

Coaching Experience

  • Ireland Men’s National Team Assistant Coach-2016-Present
  • Erie National Team Head Coach-2016-Present
  • American Heritage School Associate Head Coach
  • Pine Crest School Associate Head Coach
  • Canterbury School Assistant Coach

Playing Experience

  • Villanova University
  • Canterbury School


Kevin Barry - NSP Coaching Staff

Coaching Experience:

  • American Heritage School Head Lacrosse Coach-2017-Present
  • Saint Andrews School Assistant Coach

Playing Experience

  • New York Saints Professional Indoor Team
  • Hofstra University Captain
  • NCAA Division I North/South All Star Game
  • Levittown Division HS
  • USILA All American
  • USSLA Goalie of the Year
  • North/South All Star Game

Jeremy Platt - NSP Coaching Staff

Coaching Experience

  • Ireland Men’s National Team Assistant Coach-2016-Present
  • Kingwood High School Head Coach 2016-Present
  • The Kinkaid School Head Coach
  • Texas High School Athletic Association Person of the Year-2010
  • Springfield College Assistant Coach
  • Western New England College Assistant Coach

Playing Experience

  • Boston Cannons-Major League Lacrosse
  • Springfield College
  • MVP D-III North/South All Star Game
  • West Genesse High School