Alex Skvarch enters his fifth season as the men’s lacrosse head coach after serving as an assistant coach for the program in 2014. In 2017, he guided the Cavaliers to their first postseason appearance in program history and a win over nationally ranked No. 10 Lindenwood.
Skvarch previously served as the defensive coordinator at the Hartwick College. While at Hartwick College, Skvarch coached two USILA North/South game participants, four Empire 8 All-League players, and one Academic All-American. In 2016, he coached six ECAC All-Rookie Team selections and two ECAC Defensive Player of the Week selections.
Skvarch also played lacrosse at Hartwick and was a two-year captain, selected to the Empire 8 Second Team in 2011, and ended his four-year career with 153 groundballs and 98 caused turnovers in 51 games. Skvarch was selected to the Empire 8 Sportsman of the Year Team and was named the team’s Defensive MVP in 2011.