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Upper Hand Lacrosse Team 

Meet our great coaches who are extremely excited to coach and connect with the lacrosse community!

Colin Hinton

Colin is a Jacksonville alumni who graduated in 2022. Now he plays in the PLL for the Whipsnakes, while working in Jax and helping coach youth lacrosse!

"Lacrosse has given me the opportunity to do what I love along side my friends. The community that I’ve found through lacrosse has helped me grow into the person that I am today. Jacksonville has become a second home to me and I’m grateful to have the opportunity to work within the local lacrosse community"

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Zack Deaken

Zack is a Graduate Midfielder for Jacksonville University and was drafted to the NLL New York Riptide. He attended the Hill Academy in high school and also captained the Jr A. Orangeville Northmen 2019 Minto Cup Championship team.

Dylan Watson

Dylan Watson is a Graduate Attackman on the men’s lacrosse team at Jacksonville University. Recent transfer from Georgetown University where he played all four year of his undergrad years. Member of the 2019 Minto Cup Championship Junior A Orangeville Northmen team, also drafted to the Las Vegas Desert Dogs in the 2022 NLL draft.


Franc Cook

Franc  is an Assistant Coach for Jacksonville University, after 10 years of college coaching throughout all levels. Franc was a 2012 Graduate of Lynchburg College, earning 2x USILA All-American and Scholar All-American honors in his time. He has also coached many great goalies who earned post season accolades at the college level.


Nathan Kapp

Nathan Kapp is a Redshirt Junior Faceoff Specialist for Jacksonville University. 

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