Welcome to the online home of the nationally ranked Darien High School Blue Wave boys lacrosse team. Every season the team embarks on a mission striving to continue the tradition of excellence that is embedded within the program. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. This program has a habit of succeeding.
The Wave is led by Jeff Brameier who just finished his 35th season as the only head coach to walk the sidelines for the Blue Wave. Under "Coach B", the program has a win/loss record of 594-133 (.817). The 2018 team finished at 22-1 and were FCIAC Champs and Class L Runners-up and extended the longest win streak in Ct High School Lacrosse history to 76. The 2017 team was recognized in numerous polls as NATIONAL CHAMPS! The program has garnered national recognition with thirteen state titles (1997, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), A LEAGUE RECORD 17 FCIAC championships (1992, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), six state runner-up trophies, 30 trips to the state "Final Four" from (25 straight -1987-2012) - (5 straight - 2014-2018) and having been recognized as the Connecticut Team of the Year in 2005, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 by CHSCA and the #1 ranked team in Connecticut over ten times.
Coach B had tremendous help from Chris Sgritta – former 2002 DHS Lacrosse & Football Captain returning to his alma mater for his third season as the Associate Head Coach in charge of defense, which has Greg Lewis as an assistant on varsity with Alex Majd volunteering as varsity faceoff coach. Keith McGivney was Head JV coach assisted by Drew Smith a former McMahon 2-sport athlete coming to DHS after stints with the Staples Wreckers varsity program, while on the freshmen level Dan Sheldon who is a current PE teacher at Holmes School returns for his second season and another Darien alum coming home to roost is Jack Book who will help out with the freshmen while taking a gap year from Penn.
2018 FCIAC CHAMPS
2018 FCIAC CHAMPS!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 FCIAC CHAMPS & CLASS L RUNNER-UPS
A RECORD 17TH FCIAC TITLE FOR THE BLUE WAVE!
THE LAXHAWK IS STILL SOARING!!
AN AMAZING 76 GAME WIN STREAK!
CT PLAYER OF THE YEAR: LOGAN MCGOVERN
ALL AMERICANS: SEAN COLLINS, ANDREW DARBY, JACK JOYCE, LOGAN MCGOVERN, BRIAN MINICUS AND BLAKE SOMMI
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