Bombshell From Provo – Jason Lamb Pink Slipped??



Just heard from our RMLC sources that Jason Lamb, storied head coach and program manager of the 3 time National Champion (97, 00, 07) and 8 time RMLC Champion BYU Cougars has been released.

We don’t have much information at this time as to the reasoning behind this shocking news (IMO), but we’ll be sure to update you with additional details as soon as we’re able to choke it out of our RMLC friends.

My own opinion, there must’ve been a major shakeup to relieve Coach Lamb of this position. His success in his 17 years at BYU has been astounding, fueling rumors of a potential BYU move to NCAA and allowing BYU to maintain a virtual monopoly on recruiting the top HS talent in Utah. The recruitment impact alone could potentially stifle the growth of a program with NCAA aspirations.

Ok, maybe I’m being alarmist, but with a sport (lacrosse) and a league (MCLA) that REQUIRES iconic talent and living legends to support it’s growth this just seems like the wrong move to me. BUT, I’ll reserve judgement until we hear BYU’s rationale behind this shocking move.

Stay tuned for more from LAS folks.


Lamb lead the Cougers to the 2009 RMLC crown (photo via

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Jeff Brunelle
Founder of Lacrosse All Stars. A West Coast native and product of the MCLA, I moved back East after college where I truly fell in love with the game. I've dedicated my career to LaxAllStars since 2010, and I wouldn't have it any other way. I now live in my hometown of Boise, Idaho, with my wife Zoë, two dogs, and a baby girl expected to arrive around Championship Weekend this May. I'm a technologist at heart, I'm not into snow or the month of January, and one time I kind of stole a football from Gary Gait. Life is crazy busy, but it's worth it when you get to immerse yourself in the medicine of lacrosse every day. We are on a mission to Grow The Game® on a global scale by empowering storytelling by players, for players, and bridging the gap between lacrosse and the mainstream.