George McCormack
George McCormack
Title: Head Coach of Men's Lacrosse
Phone: 413-597-4230
Email: gmccormack@williams.edu

2018-19 was a season of breaking records for the the Ephs lacrosse program. Head coach George McCormack led his team to the NCAA Division III Final Four for the first time in program history. On their path to the Final Four, the Ephs earned a record of 18-4 which is the most amount of wins in a season for the Ephs. At the conclusion of the regular season, McCormack was named NESCAC Coach of the Year while freshman midfielder Jake Haase was named the NESCAC Rookie of the Year. Juniors Brendan Hoffman and Rock Stewart were named to the USILA All-American teams with Hoffman on the First Team and Stewart on the Third Team. Cory Lund, Chris Burdick, and Haase were USILA Honorable Mention All-Americans. Senior defender Cam Brown was invited to play in the USILA Senior All-Star game.  

George McCormack was named head lacrosse coach of the Ephs in 2003. In the time since his appointment coach McCormack has achieved some great milestones for the program:

  • 1st ever NESCAC Lacrosse Championship
  • 1st ever NCAA tournament appearance
  • 1st ever NCAA Final Four appearance
  • 4 Thomsen Trophies 
  • 5 Little Three Championships 
  • 13 All-Americans
  • 29 All-Conference Players
  • 3-Time NESCAC Coach of the Year 
  • NEILA Lacrosse Coach of the Year      

Prior to coming to Williams, McCormack coached at Union College, Norwich University, Boston College, Ithaca College and in N.S.W. Australia. While at Union, McCormack was named the 1999 Liberty League Lacrosse Coach of the Year.

McCormack received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Ithaca College in 1987 and his Master of Education Degree from Boston University in 2007.  While at Ithaca he played both lacrosse and football and in his senior year played for the football National Championship in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl.

Coach McCormack and his wife Kristen live in Williamstown with their three sons Brett, Michael and Sean.