Aug 16th, 2012 | Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Rascals, proud members of the Professional Lacrosse League (PLL) is proud to announce that Corey Hallman has been named Defensive Coordinator for the 2012 season.
Born & raised in Kitchener-Waterloo , Ontario Canada, Corey Hallman brings to the New Jersey Rascals over three decades of playing and coaching experience with indoor box lacrosse clubs. Hallman joins the Rascals after serving as the Defensive Coach for the Boston Blazers of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) since their inaugural season in 2009. During his three seasons with the Blazers, his defenses finished no lower than third in the NLL in goals against. He has also served as a Scout for both the New York Titans and Calgary Roughnecks of the NLL.
From 2001 thru 2005 he coached the Kitchener-Waterloo Junior ‘A’ Braves winning the 2003 Coaching Staff of the Year Award for Junior ‘A’ lacrosse before taking over the General Manager role from 2005-2008. This past summer he rejoined the Braves bench, once again winning the Coaching Staff of the Year Award in Junior ‘A’ lacrosse for 2012. Hallman has also served as Chairman of the Board for the Ontario Junior ‘A’ Lacrosse Council.
Hallman played Junior lacrosse for the Kitchener-Waterloo Braves from 1988-1992 before playing professionally for the Detroit Turbos in 1993-1994. From 1997-2000 he played Major lacrosse for the Brampton Excelsiors winning the Mann Cup in 1998 and in 2002 he captained his hometown Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks to their first President’s Cup title.
“Corey Hallman is a great asset to any organization. Corey possesses great knowledge of box lacrosse and can effectively communicate his knowledge and observation to his players. He possesses a passion to succeed that is contagious to the players and staff. He is highly respected by this players for the hard work he puts in to be successful. I look forward to working with Corey this season and beyond” Said Rascals Head Coach Randy Fraser.
For more information about Corey Hallman contact the New Jersey Rascals at email@example.com
The New Jersey Rascals start their inaugural season at home against the Reading Rockets on Friday, September 14th 2012. To get your tickets visit www.jerseyrascals.com.