Michael Murray--Head Coach
Coach Murray returns to South for his eighth season. In 2022, Council Rock South returned to the playoffs and finished the regular season ranked 14th in PIAA Philly Region. While leading South, he guided the team to a 1st place finish in the National District in his first season in 2016. Then to the school's first playoff victory in 2018. Coach Murray comes to Council Rock South with 25+ years of lacrosse experience. Before Council Rock South, he served as offensive coordinator for Atlee HS where they competed in 3 straight VA state title games, winning two back to back Championships.
In addition, Coach Murray was one of the founders of Blackhawk Lacrosse, and served as VP - Boys lacrosse director for 7 years. Blackhawk Lacrosse has 400 boys and girls. Blackhawk lacrosse feeds Atlee HS, which has played in the past (6) Div 6 State Championships games and is the current champ. As a player, he played D1 at Radford University and HS at Robinson Secondary School. Coach Murray has also served on the US Lacrosse Richmond Chapter Board.
Jeff Merz--JV Head Coach
Coach Merz returns for his third season and we are thrilled to have him back! Coach Merz is a Computer Networking and Cybersecurity teacher at Hunterdon County Vocational School District in NJ. He has 10+ years of coaching experience at the high school level in volleyball and has coached teams to multiple division titles at his previous school, Pennsauken Tech in NJ. In high school, Merz was a three sport athlete. In college, he played 4 years of club lacrosse at Bloomsburg University, specializing in Midfield, LSM, and Defense. After college, he played for multiple lacrosse leagues. He is very excited to be coaching the JV Men's Lacrosse team at Council Rock South this year.
Chris Fagan--Assistant Coach
Coach Fagan enters his eighth season coaching lacrosse at South. He will assist in all aspects of the program including offense, defense and Extra-Man Defense. Coach Fagan has tons of experience in multiple sports as a player and a coach. Chris has strong ties to Council Rock South.
Dan Schlupp -- Assistant Coach
Coach Schlupp joins the Council Rock coaching staff after graduating from Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Coach Schlupp played 4 years of lacrosse at FDU and returns to Council Rock South to assist with the goalies and defense. He will be working with the varsity and jv. At South, Dan was the starting goalie for South's first playoff win. Welcome Home!