Boys Lacrosse Program Administration – Biographies
Bryan Brazill—HGR Founder, President and Coach
Coach Brazill has been named 2018 Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association’s Outstanding Division II Assistant Coach of the Year for his work in bringing Merrimack College to win the NCAA Championship.
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 2019, he coached NCAA National Champions, the Merrimack Warriors, to their 2nd DII National title.
In 2018, Coach Brazill helped lead the Warriors to the school’s first ever Division II 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 JV Coach at Austin Prep High School
Austin Prep High School Boys Varsity Assistant Coach