Stephen Toomy is in his second season on the Tufts University men's lacrosse coaching staff. A stand-out player at Western New England University, Toomy brings several years of Division I coaching experience to the Jumbos.
The team's defensive coordinator, Toomy oversaw the play of four Jumbos who received Inside Lacrosse Maverik DIII Media All-American honors for the shortened 2020 season.
From 2017-19, Toomy was an assistant coach at Harvard. Prior to that he worked at Boston University, where he served as the defensive coordinator for two seasons. Toomy led one of the best defenses in the country with the Terriers, as they gave up only 8.88 goals per game for a team ranked No. 15 in the country.
Toomy had been the defensive coordinator and goalie coach at Colgate, helping the Raiders win the 2015 Patriot League Championship and earn an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. Before Colgate, Toomy was the director of men’s lacrosse operations at the University of North Carolina for two years. He was a part of a Tar Heels coaching staff that won the 2013 ACC championship and made the NCAA tournament both years he was there.
Toomy began his coaching career at his alma mater - Western New England University - where he coached the defense while also serving as the goalie coach and recruiting coordinator.
As a player at Western New England from 2005-09, Toomy was a three-time All-Conference selection and participated in the 2009 NEILA East-West Senior All-Star Game. The Northborough, Massachusetts native earned his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in May 2009 and has also served as a coach for Team Central Lacrosse and New England Developmental Lacrosse.