|Position:||Assistant Coach/Offensive Coordinator|
After three seasons as an assistant coach with the Brownlacrosse team, Errol Wilson has been promoted to top assistantcoach and offensive coordinator on the Bears' staff in anannouncement made by head coach Lars Tiffany.
"The excitement I have for Errol's move to the top assistantposition is more for Brown Lacrosse than it is for Errol himself,"said Tiffany. "While Errol has certainly earned this move,his advancement is one that is more based on what our lacrosseprogram needs: an intelligent, driven, caring man as thefirst assistant. Jon Thompson and David Evans have set thebar high for this position. Errol is up to the challenge forraising it even higher. Errol will work with the offense andcontinue the development of our goalies."
The Brown lacrosse team has prospered and grown in Wilson's threeyears on the staff, with the Bears winning the Ivy League title in2008, and gaining an NCAA Playoff berth in 2009. As goaliecoach, Wilson helped develop Jordan Burke into the top goalie inthe nation, with Burke being named the USILA Goalie of the Year,twice the Ivy League Player of the Year, a first team All-Americanand twice the New England Player of the Year.
In addition to his work with the Brown goalkeepers, Wilsonassisted in the clearing game, managed game day personnel andsubstitutions, and did extensive recruiting for the Bears.
Wilson came to Brown from Stony Brook, where he was a goalie forBrown coach Lars Tiffany. graduating in 2006 with a degree inEconomics. A four-year goalie for the Seawolves, Wilsonearned the team's Most Improved Player Award. He recorded acareer high 13 saves in a win over Vermont and 12 saves againstHartford in 2003.
A native of Freeport, New York, who graduated from FreeportHigh School, Wilson now resides in Providence, Rhode Island.