OUR COACHES

Martin Bowes

Director of Instruction

Martin Bowes, was former standout and 2012 graduate from the University of Hartford. As a junior in 2011, he enjoyed a breakout year, compiling 33 points (20 goals, 13 assists). His most notable performance came during the America East Championship game, where he netted his first collegiate hat trick to lead the Hawks to the program’s first conference crown in an 11-10 defeat of 13th-ranked Stony Brook. As a senior, Bowes tallied 30 points to earn New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) All-New England Second Team honors. He closed out his career with 74 points, including 46 goals and 28 assists, and 36 ground balls in 55 appearances.   Bowes received a degree in civil engineering from the College of Engineering, Technology and Architecture.

Bowes‘ drafted by the Cannons in the 2012 MLL Collegiate Draft MLL as the 64th overall pick (eighth round) prior to the start of his senior year at Hartford, and spent three full years with the Boston Cannons before joining the Atlanta Blaze and more recenduring the 2016 season.  In 2017,  Bowes was one of 13 players selected by the Florida Launch to the team’s roster through the Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Supplemental Draft as a second-round pick.

Martin recently signed to play for the NLL Philadelphia Wings and was also one of only 46 players nationwide invited to tryout out for Team USA Indoor team that will compete in the FIL World Championships next September.

Randy Fraser

With over 30 years of field and box experience, Fraser’s ability to recognize talent and build teams places him amongst the game’s best youth, elite, college, and professional coaches.After a successful career at Springfield College (1986-1990), Fraser established himself as one of the most dominant American box lacrosse players in the country. He amassed over 200 career points in 81 games throughout 13 seasons in the NLL with the Boston Blazers (1991-1997), New York Saints (1998-1999) and Buffalo Bandits (2001-2004). He was also the Captain of Team USA (2003), scoring one goal and ten assists at the World Games in Canada, ultimately leading the Team to a Bronze Medal. As a coach he Defensive Coordinator for his alma mater Springfield College, where he helped lead the Pride to the Division II National Championship in 1994. Professionally, he has enjoyed tenures as Assistant Coach for the Boston Cannons (2006), New York Titans (2006) Boston Blazers (2007-2011) and Men’s USA National box lacrosse team (2007, 2011), and was most recently the head coach of the USA Junior National box lacrosse team.

Randy Fraser

Gabe Maxwell

Gabe Maxwell

4 year starter at Saint Sebastian’s School, First Team All-League Senior Year. Played 2 years of college lacrosse at Saint Lawrence University, won “Rookie of the Week” 2 different times, and went to the NCAA Final Four. Then played at Northeastern University and won All-Conference. Played for the U-19 USA Indoor Lacrosse National Team in the 2015 FIL World Games at Six Nations, Toronto.

Rob Breed

Played his high school lacrosse at Xaverian Brothers where he was a stand out defenseman helping the Hawks run to the program’s first state lacrosse title. Voted Eastern Mass All-American and ESPN Boston boys’ all-state team. He went on the McDaniel’s College where he was a starting defenseman for all of his Junior and Senior years, generating 79 ground balls and 42 caused turnovers. Named IMLCA all-region in his Senior year. In addition to coaching for the Buzzards, Rob has recently returned to Xaverian Brothers where coaches the freshman lacrosse team.

Rob Breed

Henry Archie

Henry Archie

Raised in Southbury, CT. Henry played midfield at Arizona State University Lacrosse from 2013 to 2016. He won the Unsung Hero Award in 2015-2016 and was Team Captain in 2016. Currently, he plays forward and transition for the Kitchener-Waterloo Velocity Senior Box team (Ontario Lacrosse Association) where he led the team in assists and finished third in total points.

Mike Toomey

Goalie Coach
Currently a Junior at Villanova studying in the business school. Mike saw playing time in seven games and started four in 2018 as a sophomore. He graduated in 2016 from Xaverian Brothers High School as a three year varsity starter and team captain in 2016 while earning high honors all four years. He was named All-American and Boston Globe All-Star in both 2015 and 2016. His senior year, he was voted “Mr. Lacrosse” for ESPN Boston presented to the top male high school lacrosse player of the year in Massachusetts.

Mike Toomey