313 LAX COACHING STAFF

"Nothing in lacrosse is as important as having great instructors. I am proud of our proven track record of providing outstanding coaching. It is my top priority to choose great people who know how to teach the game the right way. To be on my staff, one must have an acute knowledge of the game, a passion to teach it, and know the importance of educating players at lacrosse as well as life"
-coach B

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Coach B with in Syracuse coaches Roy Simmons III and John Desko

PROGRAM DIRECTOR BIO


Kenneth E. Brubaker - a.k.a. "coach B"
Ken founded 313 Lacrosse LLC in 2005 to showcase Michigan players to collegiate recruiters. Since then he has become a nationally recognized figure Club Lacrosse. Since 1999 Coach B has dedicated his life to the development of Michigan lacrosse players through his GP Select, 313 Lax Club and 313 Academy programs.
  • College Assistant Coach - Goalies - Western Michigan University (MCLA Division-I) 2009 to present
  • U19 - U17 Club Coach - over 250 games coached - over 50 tournament appearances, over 40 times tournament finalists, over 10 times tournament champs.
  • U15 Head Coach - an expert at this level, with over 175 lifetime wins and an impressive .780 winning percentage.
  • Skill Development Instructor - veteran of 300+ clinics, 1000+ hours
  • Goalie Instructor - 300+ clinics run as far away as Sarasota, FL.
  • Camp Instructor - over a decade on staff at 20 + Elite camps such as U of M Goalie Camp and Warriors Elite Camps
  • Recruiter - Perpetually helping Michigan kids advance, close to 100 of his former players have joined NCAA, NAIA and MCLA teams since 2005.
  • Proud Volunteer - 15 years as director of the Grosse Pointe Neighborhood Club Lacrosse program introducing over 2000 players to the game.
  • Grand Masters Player - (over 50) B currently plays goalie for the houNDS lacrosse club and hass 300+ games between the pipes
OUR STAFF


Nick Stensen
Nick was a outstanding Face-Off Midfielder at Adelphi University on Long Island (NY) (NCAA Division-II) and at Oakland University. He was highly recruited while at Troy (MI) Athens HS his senior year (2002) After his collegiate career, he returned to his Alma mater to coach (2007-2012). He led the team to three trips to the state-semi finals. He was on the Varsity staff at Notre Dame Prep (2013) and is currently on the Varsity staff at Troy HS.

Nick is also the Founder of Showcase Recruiting, devoted to educate, prepare, and mentor student-athletes and their families throughout the collegiate recruiting process.
Aaron Birsen
Aaron was formerly a Defensive Coordinator at Davenport University winning the 2011 MCLA Division II National Championship. He played Midfield at Hope College and also Elite Club Level Men's Club with the Hellfish LC. Aaron has contributed to lacrosse programs as far away a Las Vegas, NV where he helped pioneer the game at the High School level.
Brandon Davenport
Brandon is currently playing professional lacrosse with the Ohio Machine (MLL). Played at University of Detroit Mercy (NCAA Division-I) & holds the team record for face-offs (725) during his 4-year collegiate career. He was a 3-year All State HS player and twice MVP at Grosse Pointe North HS where he won 90% of his face offs senior year, a school record. "D-Port" was GP Select U19 MVP in 2009.
Mike Costanzo
Mike is the current head coach at University Liggett School in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI. A graduate of Kenyon College, Mike is amongst the all-time scoring leaders with 176 points. He is veteran High School Coach with 18 years experience including powerhouse programs such as Sewickley Academy (PA), Berkley HS (CA) and Lausanne Collegiate (TN) where he helped lead the Lynx to two state championships. Coach C comes to us from San Diego State University, (MCLA) (Division 1) where he has instrumental in advancing the team to the Nationals after a 16-5 season.
Steven Treppa
Played Midfield at Albion College (NCAA Division-III) He played his HS ball at L'Anse Cruese HS, Harrison Twp., MI. Steven was a highly recruited player, and was frequent starter for the Brits. He is currently an Assistant Coach at Grand Valley State University.
Peter Treppa
Peter was recruited by Adrian College (NCAA Division-III). He transferred to Grand Valley State University in 2014 were he helped lead the team to a National Championship (MCLA - Division 2). He played close Defense and LSM for L'Anse Cruese HS, Harrison Twp., MI. A tenacious competitor, he is known one of GP Select's all-time best defenders and was voted Defensive MVP in 2011.
Jordan Williams
Jordan was a 3 time all-state midfielder at Red Mountain High school in Mesa, AZ. He attended Aurora University (NCAA Division 3) and was a four year starter at midfield and attack. He helped lead the Spartans to three NCAA Sweet 16 tournament appearances while a captain his senior year. He was also a four time MLC Academic Scholar and all conference midfielder. He is currently the assistant coach and offensive coordinator at Lourdes University (NAIA) outside of Toledo, OH.
Chris Shevins
Chris is currently playing Professional Lacrosse with the Ohio Machine (MLL) and the Rochester Knighthawks (NLL). He attended University of Detroit Mercy (NCAA Division-I) where he was team captain his senior yea. Chris played in (55) Division one games where he four-year member of the AD's Honor Roll and earned the Academic Excellence Award and was three-time MAAC All-Academic Team. In High School in Mepham, NY (Long Island), Shevins was a four-year starter and two-time captain for the Pirates. "Chevy" earned four letters in lacrosse, three in football and basketball at Mepham, NY.
Jonathan Colo
Jonathan played collegiate goalie at Seton Hill University (PA) (NCAA Division-II). The Griffons are part of the highly competitive ECAC conference. Originally from Shelby twp., Jonathon graduated from De LaSalle High School (Warren, MI) in 2007. He earned all state his senior at the goaltender position. His coaching stops include FCA in 2009 (Baltimore, MD), De La Salle from 2010-2014 and UD Jesuit in 2015-2016.
Tim Northey
Tim comes to us from the historic Grosse Pointe North HS programs of the late 90?s. During that era Tim a midfielder, was part of a Norsemen team, which were amongst the best in the Midwest. He was part of the last GP High School team to appear in the state finals. His father was a long-time coach who?s hard nosed style was legendary. Tim went nearly undefeated as a GP North JV coach amassing a .850 record over a 60 game career. He attended Wayne State University (Detroit, MI).