Florida Southern alumnus Shane Tompkins enters his second season as an assistant coach for the Moccasins men’s lacrosse team for the 2016 season. He will work primarily with the midfielders while aiding head coach Marty Ward on defense and assistant coach Rob Williams on offense.
In his first season, Tompkins, who was a volunteer assistant in 2015, helped place three midfielders on the All-SSC Freshman Team.
The Bear, Del., native graduated in May with a degree in physical education. He played in all 15 games as a senior and finished fourth on the team with 11 assists and fifth with 17 goals and 28 points. The midfielder tied career highs with four goals and five points in FSC’s 15-9 victory over Belmont Abbey on March 13, 2014.
As a junior, Tompkins was named an All-Deep South Conference Honorable Mention. His 19 assists led the team and his 32 points were good for second. He established his career bests with four goals and five points against Young Harris on April 19, 2013. During his 54-game career at FSC, Tompkins scored 51 goals and 41 assists for 92 points and collected 48 ground balls.
Following graduation Tompkins was able to coaching alongside Ward, Williams and FSC assistant coach Jackson Van Yahres on the Central Florida Lacrosse Academy staff. He also was the head coach for Tampa Elite lacrosse club’s U-13 team.
Tompkins graduated from William Penn High School in New Castle, Del., in 2010. He was a three-time All-Conference selection and earned All-State Honorable Mention his senior season. Tompkins also quarterbacked the William Penn football team.