Coaches


 
 
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Billy O'Haire - Head Coach

From Long Island, New York Coach O’Haire attended College at the New York Institute of Technology where he won two NCAA National Championships as an attackman. (2003 & 2005 Championship teams). Coach O’Haire also played overseas in Germany to compete in an International Tournament consisting of teams from all over the world.  Coach O’Haire is entering his 5th season at the University of Georgia and is excited for this upcoming year. Coach O’Haire and staff stress giving back to the sport and community. The team hosts fundraisers for youth programs throughout Athens and the Metro-Atlanta area and the team is active in their community.  O’Haire currently lives in Gwinnett County, Georgia with his wife Kim and their two dogs Cali and Murphy.

O’Haire coaching experience includes:

Assistant Coach and Head Coach of the Long Island Pride Elite travel team

Head Coach of the Long Island Rising Seniors Showcase Shootout, Long Island New York

Offensive Coordinator for North View High School Lacrosse Team (John’s Creek, Georgia)

Partner in Southern Lacrosse Combine designed for recruiting lacrosse players to play lacrosse in college.

Partner with the Georgia Swarm Professional Lacrosse team

22 years of Lacrosse experience with numerous athletic and academic awards during his career.


 
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Chris Davis - Assistant Coach

Chris Davis comes to UGA from Arizona. Chris has an unparalleled passion for lacrosse. Chris works for Team United at the University of Georgia. Team United is a coalition of staff representatives from Athletes in Action (AIA), Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), and Georgia Athletes Outreach (GAO).  These campus ministries have formed a partnership called “Team United” to minister and serve the athletic community at the University of Georgia.  Team United focuses our ministry with athletes and coaches at UGA, although we welcome anyone who wishes to attend our monthly meetings, Bible studies, and other activities. Coach Davis is entering his 5th season with the Dawgs


 
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Jeremy Lichtig - Assistant Coach - Defensive Coordinator

Jeremy Lichtig has coached at many different levels throughout his career.  While a member of the Auburn Lacrosse team, Lichtig served as team captain and president and was named Southeastern Lacrosse Conference Defensive Tournament MVP, a Third-Team All-American goalie, and a two-time All-SELC Goalie. He also began his coaching career at Auburn in 2002 as the head coach for the club lacrosse team.  As lacrosse coach at Hendrix College(AR), Lichtig handled all aspects of the program's recruitment, conditioning, and planning as he led that team through its transition to NCAA Division III play.  After he went to help Spain Park (AL) win their first High school lacrosse Championship as an Assistant coach.  He also started the program at Centenary College of Louisiana and helped guide them through the transition to a Division III program from Club along with the associated duties of coaching. Lichtig holds a dual master's in sports medicine and sports management from the United States Sports Academy and a master's in the science of coaching education from Ohio University.  He received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University in 2002.  He now resides in Athens, GA, is the Program Director for the Hillel at UGA, and entering his 2nd season with the program.


 

Chris Davis comes to UGA from Arizona. Chris has an unparalleled passion for lacrosse. Chris works for Team United at the University of Georgia. Team United is a coalition of staff representatives from Athletes in Action (AIA), Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), and Georgia Athletes Outreach (GAO).  These campus ministries have formed a partnership called “Team United” to minister and serve the athletic community at the University of Georgia.  Team United focuses our ministry with athletes and coaches at UGA, although we welcome anyone who wishes to attend our monthly meetings, Bible studies, and other activities. Coach Davis is entering his 5th season with the Dawgs