Staff

Thomas Bragg

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Thomas
Bragg
Director, California

Most recently the Director of 3d Oregon, Coach Bragg spent four years as a Coordinator, Manager, Coach and Evaluator for 3d New England and 3d Blue Chip prior to moving across country in 2017 to become a member of the 3d Oregon lacrosse family. He is excited to be in sunny Southern California and will continue to train both boys and girls at the youth and high school levels as the Director of Southern California. Coach Bragg is always looking to bring an east coast sense of urgency to the West Coast. Fostering a love for the game, developing lacrosse IQ, all while helping develop a training platform to set up players for success on the national scene are his top priorities!

Tom joined 3d Lacrosse in the Fall of 2013 as the New England Youth Coordinator and National Evaluator for 3d Rising (formerly 3d Blue Chip). During Tom’s four years in New England he was a part of developing and helping evolve the youth select program, town workshop program, fun summer camps such as Box/Field Elite and Adventure Camp, and the creation of the regions first spring select program, the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL).

Tom spent the 2013 spring season as the offensive coordinator, recruiting coordinator, and strength coach at Division II Notre Dame de Namur in San Francisco.

Prior to coaching on the West coast; Tom was an assistant coach, offensive coordinator, and player recruitment coordinator for the Bowdoin Men’s lacrosse Team, working for legendary coach Tom McCabe.

Tom graduated Tufts University in 2011 with a degree in History. He was a four year letter recipient on the lacrosse team, a member of the 2010 National Championship team, and the 2011 National Championship Runner up team. Tom also played on the Tufts Men's Basketball team for one year.

Originally from Bath, ME Tom now resides in Portland Oregon by way of Boston.

Position 
Director, Southern California
Words of Wisdom 
Bathroom Selfies Kill.
Best Advice You Ever Received 
People may forget what you told them, but they will remember how you made them feel.
Professional Passion 
National Geographic Photographer
Farthest Traveled from U.S. 
Spain
What do you do away from work 
Beach, Hike, explore downtown Portland.
What's on the playlist 
Nightmares on Wax, Tribe Called Quest, Kendrick, J Cole.
Favorite Movie Line 
“ If you’re not first – you’re last” - Talladega Nights
Favorite All-time Matchup 
Hyde vs Cape Elizabeth