Head Coach of Men's Lacrosse
George McCormack was named head coach of the Ephs in 2003.
Prior to that McCormack was the assistant for the men's lacrosse
team for three years.
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.
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.
In 2008 the fruits of McCormack's hard work and diligent recruiting began paying dividends as the Ephs won the NESCAC Championship and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time. McCormack was rewarded for his team’s successful season by being named 2008 NESCAC Coach of the Year and 2008 NEILA Coach of the Year.
In 7 years, McCormack has a 41-58 (.414) overall record at
At Williams, McCormack also serves as an assistant professor of physical education and is the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach for the football team.
McCormack and his wife Kristen live in Williamstown with their three sons Brett, Michael and Sean.
Assistant Coach, Men's Lacrosse/Head Goalie Coach
Andrew Vigne enters his first year at Williams College as an
assistant for the men’s lacrosse team.
Prior to Williams College, Vigne was an assistant for the Wellesley College women’s lacrosse team in 2012 and the Merrimack College men’s lacrosse team in 2010 and 2011. Vigne was also a volunteer goalie coach at Middlesex School from 2009 to 2012.
Vigne graduated from Guilford College in 2008 where he majored in business management and double minored in money & finance and human resources.
At Guilford, Vigne was a four-year starter in goal for the Quakers where he ranks 1st in minutes played (2,656), 2nd in goals against average (12.54), and 3rd in total saves (674). Vigne was named All-ODAC Honorable Mention in 2008.
Vigne will serve as the head goalie coach for the Ephs as well as assisting with the defense.
Assistant Coach of Men’s Lacrosse/ Offensive Coordinator / Recruiting Coordinator
Mike Silipo returns to Williams College to coach both football
He graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Studies and a Minor in Coaching in 2011.
At Ithaca, Silipo was a four-year letterman in lacrosse as a midfielder and served as team captain both his junior and senior seasons. In 2008 the Ithaca Bombers won the Empire 8 Conference and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. Silipo was named to the North Team and played in the national annual North-South All-Star Game.
Silipo will serve as the Eph’s offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator in men’s lacrosse and will coach the running backs in football.