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Monday, January 24, 2022

Trinity Catholic High School bringing back lacrosse for spring season

Trinity Catholic High School will be fielding a lacrosse team for the first time in four years.

The high school located at 2600 SW 42nd Street in Ocala recently announced the hiring of James Courter as the next boys’ lacrosse head coach for the upcoming spring season.

In a statement, Trinity Catholic’s Athletic Director Tommy Bond stated, “We are excited to bring lacrosse back to Trinity Catholic. Coach Courter brings to our school an extensive lacrosse resume with numerous years of college play and coaching experience.”

The high school first fielded a lacrosse team in the spring of 2011. Beginning in 2014, the lacrosse team competed as a Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) sport up until their last season in the spring of 2018.

Ocala high school bringing back lacrosse for spring season
Trinity Catholic High School vs. Newberry High School during the 2018 season

Courter brings a great deal of experience to the school. His career coaching highlights include:

  • Head Coach at University of Idaho (2015, 2016).
  • Defensive Coordinator at Providence College (2009, 2010).
  • Head Coach of Boys Varsity at Cardinal Gibbons High School (2011, 2012, 2013).
  • Program co-Director at Fort Lauderdale Youth Lacrosse (2011, 2012).
  • Three NCAA Tournament appearances (2004, 2006, 2007).
  • Three MAAC Championships (2004, 2006, 2007).

Trinity Catholic is a college preparatory high school that celebrated its 20th anniversary last year.

For more information, visit the Trinity Catholic High School website.