495 Lacrosse Club


Our coaches are college NCAA National Champions, All-Americans, multiple year D1 Team MVPs, multiple year D1 Team Captains, and respected local HS coaches (Head and Assistant) who are highly knowledgeable and have deep lacrosse experience.

Our Directors and Staff have the most profound passion for lacrosse and an authentic desire to share their knowledge and experience with our club members.

Our Directors and coaches truly live lacrosse … it is a passion

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Tom O’Rourke:

  • United States Air Force Academy graduate
  • Bentley University MBA
  • 4-year Division 1 Varsity starter (Attack)
  • 2x D1 Team Captain (both Junior and Senior years)
  • 2x D1 Team MVP (both Junior and Senior years)
  • Multiple-year Division 1 All American Nominee
  • Long Island, NY native
  • Franklin, MA High School Varsity Assistant Coach (volunteer)
  • Hopkinton, MA High School Varsity Assistant Coach (volunteer)
  • President of Franklin Youth Lacrosse, Inc. and Board Member experience
  • Town Youth (boys and girls) Head Coach at all levels for approximately 15+ years (U9, U11, U13 & U15)
  • Franklin U13 & U15 Select Head Coach (boys)
  • Franklin U13 & U15 Select Head Coach (girls)
  • Hopkinton U15 Select Head Coach U15 (boys)
  • All America Lacrosse Coach (Inside Lacrosse and New Balance)
  • Club Lacrosse Coach
  • 2014 World Games (Denver, CO)
  • Still actively playing: Boston ONELL, as well as Vail, CO, and Lake Placid lacrosse tournaments
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Dan Norton:

  • Springfield College graduate (degree in Movement and Sports Studies)
  • Masters' Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration
  • 4-year Varsity lacrosse player (Defense)
  • Varsity Head Coach Hopkinton High School (2015-Present)
  • Coach of the Year -- Tri Valley League (2024)
  • EMLOA Bill Miller Award (2019)
  • Coach of the Year -- Tri Valley League (2017)
  • Varsity Head Coach Ashland High School (2012-2014)
  • Hopkinton Youth Lacrosse, Director of Player and Coaching Development
  • Elementary Wellness Teacher, Hopkinton 2010-Present
  • Tri Valley Lacrosse Camp Director (2018-2022)
  • Peak Performance Lacrosse Camps (2006-2010)
  • Club Lacrosse Coach
  • Still actively playing: Boston ONELL league, and Lake Placid lacrosse tournament