Boys Lacrosse Program Administration –


Bryan BrazillBryan Brazill—HGR Founder, President and Coach

  • Coach Brazill is the offensive coach at his Alma Mater, Merrimack College. He  held the position for the 2006 season and again from 2011 to current season.
  • In 2018, Coach Brazill helped lead the Merrimack Warriors to the school’s first ever Division 2 NCAA Championship.
  • He played his high school lacrosse at Ridgefield High School, CT.
  • He played his college ball at Merrimack College where he was among the top ten points producers in the country in ’04 & ’05. Brazill was the captain of the Warriors in the ’05 season.
  • He started Home Grown Lacrosse in December of ’05 running elite teams, camps, and other outdoor programs
  • He opened the doors to the indoor facility on January 5th, 2007
  • Coach Brazill was the Haverhill High School Boy’s Lacrosse Head Coach for four years ’08-’11. In ’09 he was named MVC coach of the year leading Haverhill to their highest state ranking in program history
  • Coach Brazill was drafted by the Boston Cannons as midfielder in 2009
  • In 2011 he returned to Merrimack as an assistant coach.
  • August 2012 Bryan was promoted to 1st Assistant Coach at Merrimack College and Offensive Head Coach
  • Coach Brazill is a MBYLL USL Level 1 trainer
  • In 2015 and 2016, Coach Brazill led the Merrimack Warriors to the NCAA division II final 4.
  • In 2017 Coach Brazill helped lead the Merrimack Warriors to their first DII National Championship appearance.


Peter Smyth—The Vice President and Coach

  • Currently the Head Coach at Austin Prep.
  • In 2018, led Austin Prep to victory in the State Division 3 North Championship.
  • Played his high school lacrosse in Reading, MA for Austin Prep where he was a two-year captain and still holds the career points record
  • He then went on to play College lacrosse at Nichols College where he was a four-year starter and two-year captain
  • He reached 100 collegiate goals in his senior year
  • 2009-2010 Haverhill High School assistant coach
  • 2011 – 2014 – head coach of his alma mata Austin Prep and was the CCL coach of the year
  • Coach Smyth played professionally in the NALL for the Road Island King Fish during the ’12 / ’13 season
  • Assistant coach at North Andover High School 2015 – 2016
  • Vice President of HGR lacrosse


Rob Bellis – HGR General Manager and Coach

  • Here for all things HGR
  • Head Coach Boys JV Lacrosse at Austin Prep
  • Head Lacrosse Coach Austin Prep Middle School
  • US Lacrosse Level 2 coach
  • PYLL Youth lacrosse coach
  • 3 year starter HS
  • 3 yr player college club lacrosse
  • All-round good guy