CAREER RECORD: 18-26 (.400)
Mike Craig, the second winningest (18-26) and the longest tenured coach in program history begins his fourth season as the Eagles' head men's lacrosse coach and his fifth overall on the staff in 2018. Craig also serves as the team’s defensive coordinator and the Long Stick Midfielder Coach. He is also an Athletic facilities assistant at Husson.
Craig led Husson to a 6-8 overall record with a 5-2 mark in conference play during his third season en route to earning the #3 seed in the NAC Tournament. Making their tenth consecutive posteason appearance, the Eagles defeated sixth-seeded Thomas College, 14-3, in a conference quarterfinal at home on April 28th before falling to second-seeded Castleton University, 8-7, in the final minutes of the program's ninth straight NAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship semifinal game on the road four days later.
Following the regular season, five Husson players garnered All-Conference honors, as senior attacker Brooks Gay claimed First Team accolades and senior attacker Brandon Bosse, junior long stick midfielder Chad Merrill, junior midfielder Zach Glazier, and sophomore goalkeeper Matt Martin collected Third Team acclaim. Martin also earned a spot on the Sportsmanship Team.
2017: In his second year at the helm, Craig led the Eagles to a 6-8 record with a 4-3 mark in conference play, en-route to earning the program’s ninth consecutive posteason berth. As the #4 seed , the Green and Gold advanced to their eighth straight NAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship semifinal game with a 18-11 victory over #5 seed Maine Maritime Academy. In the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Semifinals, the Eagles loss to eventual NAC Champion, #1 seed New England College, 20-2.
Following the regular season, sophomore midfielder Zach Glazier and senior defender Tyler Haskell both achieved spots on the All-Conference Second Team. Freshman attacker Jacob Boothby was named to the 2017 Sportsmanship Team.
2016: In 2016, Craig served as the interim head coach, leading the Eagles to their eighth consecutive postseason appearance. The squad advanced to their seventh striaght NAC Men's Lacrosse Championship semifinal game losing to NAC Runner-Up Castleton, 13-3. Craig's team produced three All-NAC, one All-NAC Sportsmanship, one NEILA East-West Senior All-Star Game and two NEILA All-New England Academic selections, including Derek Johnson who became the first player in program history to earn All-ECAC honors.
Following the season, Craig was promoted to Husson's full-time head coach in June 2016.
Craig spented the 2015 season as the boys varsity coach at York High School. He was responsible for designing team philosophy, creating practice and game plans and managing the team budget. Two of Craig's student-athletes appeared in as many area all-star games.
Craig was the Husson defensive coordinator from 2013-14 and helped guide the Eagles two berths in the NAC Tournament semifinals. In two seasons, he helped recruit student-athletes, scout opponents and create gameplans.
Craig was also an evaluator for the New England area for the Brine National Team in 2014.
Craig spent the 2012 season at Husson as a long-stick midfielder after playing his freshman season at Wheaton (Mass.) and sophomore and junior years at McDaniel (Md.). In 2012, Craig started 19 games and recorded five goals and two assists, leading to a second team All-NAC honor. He helped lead the Eagles to an 11-9 overall mark, 6-2 record in conference play and berth in the NAC Tournament semifinals.
Craig earned a Bachelor of Science in Science of the Humanities from Husson in 2013.
A native of Kennebunk, Maine, Craig was a long-stick midfielder at Kennebunk High School for four seasons from 2004-07 and was a three-time All-Conference and All-State selection as well as an All-American as a senior and US Lacrosse National Senior All-Star Selection.