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 completed his 36th 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 611-138 (.814). The 2019 team finished at 17-5 and were FCIAC Eastern Division Champs and the CLASS L STATE CHAMPS. The 2018 team was 22-1 FCIAC Champs and Class L Runners-up, while the 2017 team was recognized in numerous polls as NATIONAL CHAMPS after their undefeated season matching the 2016 Team with all being a part of the longest winning streak in Connecticut Boys Lacrosse History at 76. The program has garnered national recognition with fourteen state titles (1997, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019), 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, 31 trips to the state "Final Four" from (25 straight -1987-2012) - (6 straight - 2014-2019) and having been recognized as the Connecticut Team of the Year in 2005, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2019 by CHSCA and the #1 ranked team in Connecticut over eleven times.
Coach B has had tremendous help from Chris Sgritta – former 2002 DHS Lacrosse & Football Captain returning to his alma mater for his fourth season as the Associate Head Coach in charge of defense, which also had Greg Lewis return as an assistant on varsity. Keith McGivney was the Head JV coach assisted by Mike Calvagna a former Sacred Heart faceoff specialist coming to DHS while serving as a math intern, while on the freshmen we were fortunate to have two new coaches - Ricky Schulman and Ben Potash help make an impact on the players and program.
2019 CLASS L STATE CHAMPS
2019 CLASS L STATE CHAMPS
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019 CLASS L STATE CHAMPS
A 14TH CIAC TITLE FOR THE BLUE WAVE!
THE LAXHAWK IS STILL SOARING!!
AN AMAZING RETURN TO DOMINANCE WITH THE BLUE WAVE SELECTED AS THE #1 TEAM IN CT
CAPTAINS: BRUCE FERGUSON, TOMMY HELLMAN AND HUDSON POKORNY
ALL AMERICANS: JACKSON PETERS, HUDSON POKORNY, TYLER STRUB
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