Paul Jones named new assistant for NGU Men's Lacrosse

Paul Jones named new assistant for NGU Men's Lacrosse
Monday, July 18, 2016
Paul Jones named new assistant for NGU Men's Lacrosse

Tigerville, S.C. – NGU men’s lacrosse coach Corey Struss has named Paul Jones as the assistant coach for the NGU Lacrosse program.

Jones comes to Tigerville from Albany, New York where he was the assistant coach for Bethlehem Central High School, working primarily with the Eagles’ offense. Before coaching in New York, Jones spent time in Scotland, heading up the University of Edinburgh’s men’s lacrosse program. He was the first head coach for the Edinburgh squad, and was responsible for all aspects of the game, leading the team to 2nd seed in the BUCS Conference in 2015.

Jones played at Merrimack College, graduating in 2014 with a double major, focusing on psychology and criminology. He was a starting attackman at Merrimack, tallying over 100 career points. In his final season with the Warriors, Jones finished second on the team in scoring and was honored with an All-Tournament Team nod, following the NE-10 Playoffs. He was also an NEILA All-New England, First Team selection. He finished his time at Merrimack with his name in the record books as he finished fifth all-time in career assists.

Paul Jones earned his Masters in Psychology from the University of Edinburgh in 2015 and will assist in all aspects of the NGU Lacrosse program.