Pride Head Coach Josh Blumenthal enters his fourth season at the helm of the Pride lacrosse team and comes to Regis after stints with Babson College and Adelphi University, where he served as an assistant lacrosse coach for both the men's and women's programs as well as an athletic administrator.
The 2013 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Coach of the Year, Blumenthal has guided the Pride program to highs for number of wins, including a record nine victories in 2014. The Amityville, N.Y. native has coached numerous athletic and academic all-conference selections along with an NECC Conference Player of the Year, Pilgrim League Second Team All-Conference, NEILA All-Star and Academic All-Region participant. This past season his squad qualified for the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) for the first time in program history.
While at Babson, Blumenthal helped the Beavers to a pair of winning seasons and an appearance in the Pilgrim League playoffs while helping coach a male ECAC All-New England Goalie in 2010. On the women's side, Blumenthal helped guide the women's team to back-to-back NEWMAC Championships and NCAA Tournament appearances, with the Beavers advancing to the Sweet 16 in 2010. In addition he coached a two-time Women's NEWMAC First-Team Goalie and a two-time Second-Team IWLCA All-New England goalie.
Blumenthal has a diverse coaching background serving as a coach at the NCAA Division II, III and high school levels. Prior to his work at Babson, Blumenthal was an assistant coach at Northeast-10 powerhouse Adelphi where he worked primarily with the goalies and in operations.
Before that, he spent four years as the head varsity lacrosse coach and sports information director at Palmer Trinity School in Miami. He led his team to a top-10 finish in South Florida in three of his four seasons and produced numerous All-State players, a County MVP, Academic All-American and four Senior Athletes of the Year. In 2006 he was named Miami-Dade County Coach of the Year. Blumenthal also served as associate head coach and offensive coordinator for the U-19 Bermuda National Team in the summer of 2008.
Blumenthal played lacrosse at the University of Rhode Island and was a member of the 2001 Pioneer League Championship team. Blumenthal received his Bachelors of Arts in Communication from URI in 2003 and also attained a Masters of Arts in Sport Management from Adelphi in August of 2009. Blumenthal has also served on the USILA Division III All-American Committee and is presently the NECC representative to the IMLCA Division III Advisory Committee. He resides in Natick, Mass. with his wife Cherilynn and son Ethan.