John Stanley Emmer
John Stanley Emmer

Head Coach (1984-2005)

Jack Emmer guided the Army lacrosse program for 22 seasons and retired as the winningest head coach in NCAA lacrosse history with 326 victories. The head coach at Army from 1984 to 2005, Emmer compiled a 186-131 mark during his tenure with the Black Knights. His players garnered 35 All-America citations and he mentored four of the top five goal scorers in program history.

Emmer led Army to nine Patriot League Championships and eight NCAA appearances, twice advancing to the second round.

A two-time Patriot League Coach of the Year selection, Emmer registered eight unbeaten Patriot League seasons and posted six wins against Navy.

Emmer was chosen to coach in the USILA North/South Senior All-Star Game in 1992 and was inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2005.