Pete Ginnegar

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Coach Ginnegar is in his thirteenth season coaching the Claremont Cougars and his 34nd overall as a college lacrosse coach. During those 34 years, Coach G. has been to an array of colleges ranging from Division I powerhouses to small club teams in Southern California. He has coached at Division I schools: Ohio State, Cornell, Gannon, and Mercyhurst. Along with these top D-I schools, Coach Ginnegar also served stints at Division II Springfield College, as well as jobs at D-III schools: Mount Union, Lake Forest, Babson, and Mary Washington. Lastly, Coach has found new homes on the west coast while coaching at WCLL schools University of California at Santa Barbara, USC, and Loyola Marymount.  His lifetime lacrosse coaching record is 268-180.  As of March 1, 2016, his record at Claremont is 94-77. Coach Ginnegar also serves as an assistant coach for the Israeli National Lacrosse Team. 

Aside from coaching, Coach Ginnegar was a three-sport varsity athlete at Queens College in New York, where he participated in lacrosse, ice hockey, and soccer. In 2015, Coach G. was inducted into the Queens College Athletics Hall of Fame.  Professionally, Coach G is the Director of Marketing for Athletic Programs with Bob McCloskey Insurance Agencies Inc. Also, he has two daughters Chloe (23) and Molly (21).


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