|College:||Saint Michael's '86|
One of the longest-tenured coaches in the history of Saint Michael's College Athletics, Jim Laskarzewski '86 enters his 27th season as an assistant with the Saint Michael's field hockey program in 2012. He assists during most practices and games, and is the squad's goalkeeper coach. Saint Michael's has compiled 19 winning seasons since Laskarzewski started with the program.
Laskarzewski began his coaching career in 1985 while an undergraduate at Saint Michael's. Initially filling the role of manager and game videographer, he also assisted the goalkeeper coach. A 1986 graduate with a bachelor's degree in environmental science, Laskarzewski has filled a variety of roles, including keeping game statistics, team photographer, and using his EMT training to assist the athletic training staff. He also co-coached the junior varsity team for a few years until the two squads merged their practices.
Laskarzewski is employed by the State of Vermont as the Assistant Chief of Training for the Vermont Air National Guard Fire Department. He recently retired after 24 years of service as a volunteer Assistant Chief for Saint Michael's Fire and Rescue.