Jason Childs
Jason Childs
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 240-895-3291
Email: jlchilds@smcm.edu
Year: Second Season
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
Previous College: Dickinson '01

Jason Childs became the 10th head coach in the history of the Seahawk men's lacrosse program in August 2015. Childs brought 10 years of coaching experience at the NCAA Division I and II levels before taking the reins of his first Division III team.

AT ST. MARY'S

  • 4-9 (.308) in 2016

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

  • 1 USILA Scholar All-America
  • 1 All-Capital Athletic Conference selection
  • 18 student-athletes named to CAC All-Academic Team in 2016

AT SHORTER UNIVERSITY

  • Helped the Hawks transition from NAIA into a successful NCAA Division II program
  • 21-21 (.500) in three seasons
  • Man-down defensive unit ranked 8th in 2015 (first season as NCAA member)
  • Concluded first season on five-game win streak

AT MERCER UNIVERSITY

  • Started the state of Georgia’s first Division I lacrosse program in 2009
  • 2-25 (.074) in two seasons

AT PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE

  • Started the men’s lacrosse program and guided the Blue Hose transition from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division I status
  • 6-42 (.125) in four seasons

AT LIMESTONE COLLEGE

  • Served as an assistant coach for two seasons
  • 26-2 (.929) in two seasons
  • Finished as the national runner-up at 2004 NCAA Division II Tournament 
  • Won 2004 Deep South Conference title

PLAYING CAREER

  • Four-year starter and two-year team captain as an attackman and midfielder at Dickinson College
  • Set a school and Centennial Conference record for assists in a game with 11 while also posting the second-best single-game scoring performance of 12 points (1g, 11a) vs. Susquehanna University (3/22/00)
  • Unsung Hero Award as a sophomore
  • Graduated 5th in career assists (64) and sixth all-time with 108 points (44g, 64a)
  • Currently ranks 9th in assists and 17th in points in the Red Devil record books

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's in American studies from Dickinson College in 2001

PERSONAL LIFE

  • Lives in Lexington Park with wife, Mary, and children, Elizabeth Ann, Jackson, and Katy
Year School Overall Conference Postseason
2006 (Inaugural Season) Presbyterian 2-9    
2007 Presbyterian 3-11    
2008 Presbyterian 0-11    
2009 Presbyterian 1-11    
2011 (Inaugural Season) Mercer 1-12    
2012 Mercer 1-13    
2013 Shorter 7-7    
2014 Shorter 7-7    
2015 Shorter 7-7    
2016 St. Mary's 4-9 2-6  
Totals 4 Schools 33-97    
SMCM Totals   4-9 2-6