Michael Kinney – Head Coach at Alma College
Coach Kinney is in his fifth season as Head Coach at Alma and has a regular season record of 47-25. Under Kinney's direction, the team reached the MIAA Tournament for the first time in program history in 2015 and returned in 2016, making it to the championship game. Since arriving at Alma College, Kinney has guided the program to their highest national ranking since its inception in 2012 and continues to build Alma College Lacrosse on a regional and national level.
Prior to Alma College, Kinney served as the offensive coordinator and director of national recruiting for Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, a member of the Ohio Athletic Conference. Before his time at Capital, Kinney was the assistant coach and defensive coordinator for the start-up season at Hiram College. Prior to that, Kinney had years of experience as a head coach and offensive coordinator at the high school level, having coached in Columbus, Ohio, and outside of Boston, Mass.
Over his 20-plus year career, Kinney has mentored middle school, high school and elite club teams on a national stage. In 2010, Coach Kinney was given the honor of being named a US Lacrosse Man of the Year by his coaching peers.