Jon Reynolds is in his tenth season as the head coach of the Marymount University mens lacrosse team. Last season he led the Saints to an ECAC postseason berth and a first-round upset over #3 seed Marywood. With that win, Reynolds became the winningest coach in program history. Since taking the reins in 2006, Reynolds has steadily improved Marymounts winning percentage from season to season. The Saints three Capital Athletic Conference wins in 2007 are tied for the most in a season since 2001, while a 13-8 win over #18 Hampden-Sydney in 2008 proves Reynolds most notable victory to date. In 2012 Reynolds guided the Saints to their first CAC Tournament berth since 2008.
A four-year player for Marymount from 1997-00, Reynolds returned to his alma mater after five years as the head coach of nearby Yorktown High School. With the Patriots, he posted a .667 winning-percentage and made the regional playoffs each season. Reynolds was tabbed District and Regional Coach of the Year in 2002.
As a player for the Saints, Reynolds captained the 2000 squad that posted the programs best record at 12-6, CAC mark at 4-2, and advanced to the semifinals of the CAC tournament. He spent the 2001 season as an assistant coach with Marymount where he helped guide the Saints to an 11-7 record, 4-2 in conference, and again advanced to the CAC semifinal game.
Vinny Lodato enters his first season as a volunteer assistant coach for the Marymount mens lacrosse team, bringing a wealth of NCAA Division III playing experience and knowledge to the Saints coaching lineup. Lodato will work primarily with the squads face-off specialists.
As a member of the general athletics staff, Lodato will serve as the resident Game Day Operations Manager, working in conjunction with the Athletics Communications department.
A Marymount University product himself, Lodato left an indelible mark on the Saints program. A four-year starter, the face-off specialist and attackman finished his career ranked top-3 in both face-off percentage and face-off wins (400). Lodato accrued 39 career points as a Saint – netting 25 goals and registering 14 assists, while also leading the team in groundballs in three of his four seasons.
Wes Lincoln enters his first season with the Marymount mens lacrosse program as an assistant coach.
Lincoln spent his collegiate playing years at Gettysburg College under Head Coach Hank Janczyk, the second-ranked all-time winningest coach in college lacrosse. Setting the tempo of the game at faceoff, he put a four-year career together winning 56 percent.
Attending one of the most well-known lacrosse prepatory schools in the country in the Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland, Lincoln was coached under another coach who ranks high among the all-time winning coaches in lacrosse, Rob Bordely. While playing for the Bears, Lincoln assisted them to the Interstate Athletic Conference championship his junior and senior season. Lincoln graduated from Gettysburg in 2014 with a degree in Economics with a minor in Business.
Jake Beneke enters his first season with the Marymount mens lacrosse program as a graduate assistant coach.He spent the 2015 season as the offensive coordinator of the CCBC Essex Knights, a Maryland Junior College. He helped them to a 15-3 record and a trip to the NJCAA National Championship game against Onondaga Community College.
Beneke spent the 2014 season coaching at his alma mater, Downingtown West High School on Coach Slates staff. He graduated from Downingtown West in 2008. Starting his coaching career at York College of Pennsylvania in 2013 under Head Coach Brandon Childs, Beneke ended his collegiate playing days with the Spartans as well. Playing in the green and white from 2011-12, he transferred in from Guilford College after putting together two great seasons. In 2010 with Guilford, Beneke ranked second in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in assists.
He graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Sport Management in 2013 from York. Beneke continues his education at Marymount, pursuing a Masters of Education.