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Coaches

Mike Lippert -- Head Coach

The 2019 season will be Coach Lippert's second as Head Coach of the Worthington Kilbourne Lacrosse Program.  Coach Lippert had been a long-time assistant within the program (2008-2009, 2014-2017), most recently serving as Offensive Coordinator for the past four seasons. 

In his first year as Head Coach, Lippert received multiple coaching honors included Midwest Scholastic Lacrosse Coaches’ Association (MSLCA) “Coach of the Year” and OCC Coach of the Year.  

Coach Lippert is a 2005 graduate of Worthington Kilbourne, where he played lacrosse for then head coach Bill Wolford.


Head Coach Mike Lippert

Mike Lippert

Head Coach, Kilbourne Lacrosse

Phone: (614) 216-8567

Mike Riffee -- Director of Lacrosse Operations


Mike Riffee

The 2019 season will be Coach Riffee's 10th as Director of Operations, and 13th season overall with the program.  Coach Riffee served as the program's head coach from 2007-2009, winning the 2009 D1 State Championship and compiling a record of 55-13 (81%) during the three seasons.  Coach Riffee was named MSCLA, OHSLA and US Lacrosse Region (Ohio) Coach of the Year in 2008, and OCC Co-Coach of the Year in 2009.

Pat Riffee -- Offensive Coordinator


Pat Riffee

The 2019 season will be Coach Riffee's second as program's Offensive Coordinator.  Coach Riffee is a 2009 graduate of Worthington Kilbourne HS, where he received All American honors in his senior season and co-captained the Wolves' first state championship team.  Coach Riffee went on to play four season of lacrosse at The Ohio State University, and most recently served as Offensive Coordinator at Capital University from 2014-2016.

Drew May -- Defensive Coordinator


Drew May

The 2019 season will be Coach May's second as the program's Defensive Coordinator, and 11th season overall with the program.  Coach May served as the program's head coach from 2010-2017, winning the 20016 D2 State Championship and compiling a record of 119-53 (69%) during the eight seasons.  Coach May was named OCC Coach of the Year in 2014.

Coach May played his high school lacrosse at DeSmet Jesuit High School in St. Louis, and subsequently played four seasons at The Ohio State University.

Brian Miller -- Midfield and Transition Coordinator


Brian Miller

The 2019 season will be Coach Miller's second within the program as Midfield and Transition Coordinator.  Coach Miller is a 2012 graduate of Worthington Kilbourne HS, where he earned All-Region honors and played midfield for the Wolves.  Coach Miller went on to play four seasons of lacrosse at Denison University.

Kevin Carey -- JV Head Coach


Kevin Carey

The 2019 season will be Coach Carey's 8th within the program, and 6th as JV Head Coach.  Coach Carey is a 2011 gratuate of Worthington Kilbourne HS.

Cameron Watson -- Assistant Coach - Offense


Cameron Watson

The 2019 season will be Coach Watson's 4th within the program, and second as a high school assistant.  Coach Watson is a 2014 graduate of Worthington Kilbourne HS, and most recently coached lacrosse at McCord MS.

Ben Groff -- Assistant Coach Defense


Ben Groff

The 2019 season will be Coach Groff's second within the program, where he will work primarily with the defense.  Coach Groff is a 2008 graduate of Worthington Kilbourne HS.  Coach Groff most recently served as Defensive Coordinator at Sycamore High School.

Adam Gunter -- Assistant Coach - Goalies


Adam Gunter

The 2019 season will be Coach Gunter's second with the program, where he will work with the goalies.  Coach Gunter is a 2009 graduate of Worthington Kilbourne HS, where he had a hand in the program's first state championship.  Coach Gunter went on to play four years of lacrosse at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA.  Coach Gunter was most recently on staff at Olentangy High School, where he worked with the goalies.

Tae Kim -- Assistant Coach - Specialists


Tae Kim

The 2019 season will be Coach Kim's third in the program, working with face off and wing specialists.  Coach Kim is a 2012 graduate of Worthington Kilbourne HS, where he was a two-time first-team All State selection as a face off specialist.  Coach Kim went on to play four seasons of lacrosse at The Ohio State University.

Shawn Williamson -- Head Coach, McCord Middle School

Keeler Callahan -- Assistant Coach, McCord Middle School

Jim Steinbeck -- Assistant Coach, McCord Middle School


Contact

Kilbourne Lacrosse

1499 Hard Rd.

Columbus, OH 43235

 

kilbournelacrosse@gmail.com

(614) 216-8567