ED COMEAU – HEAD COACH (3RD YEAR WITH GEORGIA)
Comeau, 52, has spent 18 years coaching in the NLL, which is highlighted by six Champion’s Cup titles, most recently with the Swarm in 2017. After leading the Swarm to a league-best 13-5 regular season record in 2017, Comeauwas named the recipient of the prestigious Les Bartley Award, which recognizes the NLL’s Head Coach of the Year.
The Hamilton, Ontario native started his NLL coaching career an assistant with the Toronto Rock and worked alongside the great Les Bartley, where he won four Champion’s Cups (99-00, 02-03). As Rochester’s head coach in ‘07,Comeau led the Knighthawks to a league-best 14-2 regular season record while capturing a Champion’s Cup title and Head Coach of the Year honors. Comeau was also a recipient of the GM of the Year Award in ‘09 when he coached and managed the New York Titans to a 10-6 regular season record and runner-up finish in the postseason. Prior to his time with the Swarm, Comeau most recently served as an assistant coach for the Colorado Mammoth in ‘14.
Comeau also serves as the head coach of Team Canada’s indoor team that won the Gold Medal at the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships in Syracuse, N.Y.
SEAN FERRIS – ASSISTANT COACH (3RD YEAR WITH GEORGIA)
Ferris, 50, has worked alongside Comeau for over a decade in the NLL, which includes time together with the Toronto Rock, Rochester Knighthawks, New York/Orlando Titans and most recently the Colorado Mammoth. As one of Comeau’s assistants in Rochester in 2007, Ferris helped lead the Knighthawks to the Champion’s Cup title. In total, the Burlington, Ontario native has spent 11 seasons as an assistant coach in the NLL and was the head scout of the Toronto Rock (1999-2004) for six seasons, where he was a member of four Champion’s Cup titles. In his new role with the Swarm, Ferris will focus on coaching Georgia’s defensive unit.
DAN LADOUCEUR – ASSISTANT COACH (2ND YEAR WITH GEORGIA)
Ladouceur, 42, joined the Swarm during the 2017 NLL Season and oversees the Swarm’s offense. In 2017, the Swarm set a new NLL record for most goals scored in a single season with 266. Prior to joining Georgia, Ladouceur spent four seasons as an assistant coach with Toronto and helped guide the Rock to a Champion’s Cup appearance in 2015. The Thunder Bay, Ontario native also spent 11 seasons as a defenseman with Toronto where he won five NLL championships from 1999-2009 and during that time was highly regarded as one of the league’s toughest defenders with his 6-foot-6, 245-pound frame.