James Rippey enters his sixth year at the helm of the women's lacrosse program in 2018.
In 2013 Rippey was entrusted with the task of rebuilding the Framingham State women’s lacrosse program. Under his leadership the team has steadily improved each season and strives to compete for MASCAC Conference Championship on an annual basis. During this growth period, the team has set numerous team and individual records at Framingham State, including a school best 12-wins in 2017. The record breaking 2017 season was preceded by the teams first back-to-back winning seasons in school history in 2015 & 2016.
Coach Rippey also works with the Bay State Bullets club lacrosse program based in Framingham and is active with the Bay State Games lacrosse tournament each summer.
Before joining the Framingham State staff, Rippey spent 13 seasons coaching a variety of sports at several high schools around the Boston area. A graduate of Boston College with degrees in mathematics and history, Rippey obtained a master’s degree in teaching from Northeastern University in 2012.
Coach Rippey also serves as an assistant football coach and is the Intramurals Coordinator at FSU.