JIM OLD: Head Coach
Jim Old joined the William & Mary Men’s team as the Head Coach in the fall of 2021. Prior to assuming the Head Coach role, his years of lacrosse experience includes: Assistant Coach for Hampton University’s Varsity Team, Head Coach at Old Dominion University, Head Coach at Maury High School, and Head Coach in various youth programs in the Tidewater region. His playing experience started with the club program at Virginia Tech and continued with various post-collegiate club teams as he served a 20-year career in the U.S. Navy flying F-14 Tomcats.
JOE SCHIFANO: Offensive Coordinator
Joe graduated from William and Mary in 1976. He was a 4 year letterman and captain in his senior year. During his time at W&M he was the only player to make the All South Atlantic Division team (teams included UNC, W&L and Duke). In his senior year Joe was selected for the North-South Senior All Star team. He was the first W&M player to be selected. By the time he graduated Joe was the all time leading scorer for W&M. Over the years he has lost that distinction but is still the leading midfield scorer. During his time in graduate school at W&M he assisted Clarke Franke in coaching the W&M Varsity Men's Lacrosse team.
Joe received an BBA in Accounting in 1976 and an MBA in Finance from W&M in 1983. He is wrapping up a 25 year career with National Public Radio (NPR).
NOAH ORHAM: Defensive Coordinator
Noah Orham was a 3-year starter at North Dakota State University as a goalie. He was part of MCLA D2 national championship team in 2018. In 2019 Noah was an honorable mention All American for the bison.
John Cooper: Goalkeeper's Coach
John was a 4 year letterman goalie for the Tribe Varsity team from 1974 - 1977. He was one of the
STEVE WHITE: FORMER COACH
Steve White played defense for four years at nationally-ranked Washington and Lee University. He was a member for over 30 years on the Virginia Beach Sharks post-collegiate lacrosse club and currently plays with the Cloudsplitters team in the Past Masters division at lacrosse tournaments.
Steve’s coaching experience includes coordinating the defense at Cape Henry Collegiate School, Catholic High School, and the Jamestown High Club team after serving as a youth coach with HRLax. Prior to that, he spent two years as the head coach of the University of Rochester lacrosse team.
He has been active in the Hampton Roads lacrosse community for over forty years and currently serves as an officer on the board of the Tidewater Chapter of USA Lacrosse.
Steve recently retired from a career in finance and technology and lives in Williamsburg with his wife, Debbie.