Kevin Cassese

Kevin Cassese (born April 5, 1981) is a professional lacrosse player with the Philadelphia Barrage, and head coach of the Lehigh University men's lacrosse team.

Kevin Cassese
Born (1981-04-05) April 5, 1981
NationalityUnited States
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight200 pounds (91 kg)
NLL draft32nd overall, 2003
Rochester Knighthawks
MLL team
Former teams
Philadelphia Barrage
Boston Cannons
Rochester Rattlers
NCAA teamDuke University
Pro career2003

Cassese played collegiate lacrosse at Duke University, where he helped lead the Blue Devils to three NCAA Tournament appearances. In 2002, he won the McLaughlin Award as the nation's top midfielder. In 2002, Cassese played with Team USA that won the World Lacrosse Championship. In 2006, he was also a member of the Team USA, who finished in second place.[1]

Cassese played professionally with Major League Lacrosse's Rochester Rattlers from 2003 until June 29, 2007, when he was traded to the Philadelphia Barrage.[2] He was named the MVP of the 2006 Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game as a member of Team USA. He was also a standout for the MLL's Boston Cannons.

On July 5, 2007, Cassese was named head coach of the Lehigh University lacrosse team. Prior to this, he served as assistant coach for the Duke Blue Devils and for the Stony Brook Seawolves.[3]


Preceded by
Doug Shanahan
McLaughlin Award
Succeeded by
Chris Rotelli


  1. "2006 U.S. Men's Team Bio: Kevin Cassese". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-07-25.
  2. "Major League Lacrosse: Rattlers deal Kevin Cassese to Barrage". Archived from the original on December 14, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-25.
  3. "Kevin Cassese's Lehigh University Coaches Bio". Retrieved 2007-07-25.
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