Keith Bugbee
Keith Bugbee
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 413-748-3154
Email: kbugbee@springfieldcollege.edu
Year: 36th Season

Keith Bugbee will enter his 36th season as the head men’s lacrosse coach at Springfield College during the 2018-19 academic year. Currently one of the winningest coaches in collegiate lacrosse history, Bugbee also serves as an assistant professor of physical education at Springfield College.

Under Bugbee’s leadership, Springfield College men’s lacrosse remains one of the top programs in the country, as under his direction, the Pride has produced an overall record of 390-188, good for a winning percentage of .674.

Bugbee's teams have competed in 32 post-season tournaments, including 23 NCAA Tournaments, and won a national championship in 1994. Forty nine of his players have received All-America recognition, including Bob Felt, who was voted the 1994 U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division II Player of the Year.

Bugbee became just the seventh coach in NCAA men's lacrosse history to reach the 300 career win milestone after he bested Mass. Maritime, 21-4, on April 23, 2011. The following Saturday, Bugbee's squad toppled MIT, 15-5, bringing Bugbee's win total to 301 as he passed legendary coach Dick Garber for the most wins in New England Lacrosse history.

Bugbee is a 1979 graduate of Keene State (N.H.) College where he lettered in lacrosse and soccer while earning his bachelor’s degree in physical education. He received his master’s degree in physical education from Springfield College.

Coaching Highlights

  • Won the NCAA Division II Men’s Lacrosse National Championship in 1994, and has won 11-consecutive conference championships, making it 11 conference championships in the last 12 seasons.
  • Has had four of his student-athletes graduate from Springfield College and continue their playing careers in the professional ranks, including Brendan Dooley '17, Jake Beebe ’09 and Jeremy Platt ’01, who played for the Boston Cannons, and Adam Cost ’05, who played for the Chicago Machine.
  • Has had student-athletes earn All-America recognition 59 times during his career.
  • Honored in the New England Lacrosse Journal’s “New England’s Greatest Coaches” series as the No. 3 Greatest Coach in New England collegiate lacrosse history
  • Was named USILA Division II Coach of the Year in 1994 and 1995, and earned Pilgrim League Coach of the Year Honors in 2003 and 2013.
  • Served as the president of the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association and was inducted into the New England Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2002.
Bugbee's Career Coaching Record

YEAR

WINS

LOSSES

TIES

1984

10

5

0

1985

10

4

0

1986

12

2

0

1987

8

6

0

1988

8

7

0

1989

14

2

0

1990

12

3

0

1991

9

8

0

1992

5

8

0

1993

12

4

0

1994

12

2

0

1995

13

1

0

1996

5

8

0

1997

7

7

0

1998

12

4

0

1999

11

5

0

2000

10

7

0

2001

16

2

0

2002

13

6

0

2003

11

5

0

2004

13

4

0

2005

12

5

0

2006

13

5

0

2007

8

9

0

2008

11

7

0

2009

12

7

0

2010

13

6

0

2011

11

6

0

2012

14

4

0

2013

10

8

0

2014 15 4 0
2015 11 8 0
2016 12 8  0
2017 12 5 0
2018 13 6  

TOTALS

390

188 0

.674 Winning %