2018 Ohio Lacrosse Hall of Fame Inductees

Ed Clark................Coach Sycamore High School

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  • Clark became the head coach at Sycamore HS in 2000 and develop a program that has become one of the elite in Ohio high school girls lacrosse. Through the 2017 season his teams have compiled a record of 315-57-11. He has won three State Championships and has had four undefeated regular seasons. There have been 30 All Americans, and 34 of his players have gone on to play at all three NCCA levels. He has also coached teams at the US Lacrosse Women’s National Tournament.  There are also 15 of his players who are now coaches at both the high school and college level in seven different states.  Ed and his wife Jennifer and son “Teddy” live in Cincinnati.

Dr. Steve Dusseau..... Player UpperArlington HS, Georgetown Univ, MLL

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  • .An outstanding midfielder and attack, Dusseau’s decade long career as a player is marked by numerous awards at all levels. He was a two time Golden Bear captain, an All American (98), All Midwest (97 & 98), and two time MVP of the state championship game and MSLCA championship game. At Georgetown University he was an all American (96) and named the JT Raymond Enners National Player of the Year and was a two-time Tewaaraton Award finalist. In 2002 he help the United States team to a World Championship at the World Games. In 2002 he was the recipient of Georgetown’s Robert A Duffy award given to the senior student athlete that embodies the best in academics and athletics.He finished  his lacrosse career spending four seasons with the Boston Cannons. He is currently a family physician in central Ohio. 

Cory Kahoun.............. Player Worthington Kilbourne HS, Butler Univ, NLL, MLL

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  • Kahoun’s playing career started at Worthington Kilbourne High School as a midfielder where we was a captain and first team All Ohio and All Midwest.  He was named an All American in 1994 and played in the North/South All Star Game. He went on to be a two time All American at Butler University (98 & 99) leading Butler to a GWILL Championship in 1998. He played for the Columbus Landsharks of the NLL, and the Rochester Rattlers of the MLL. Kahoun and his wife Kathi, son Jake and daughter Audrey live in Worthington, where he has also active in the Worthington Youth Lacrosse program. He is currently a City of Columbus police officer. 

Anthony Kelly................... Player St. Ignatius HS, Ohio State Univ, MLL, NLL

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  • Kelly’s career began at St. Ignatius High School (96-99) as a midfielder and face off specialist and  was northeastern Ohio’s outstanding player. We was a four year starter at Ohio State (00-03) where he lead the team in ground balls all four seasons. He was the Buckeye Captain and Academic All Big Ten in 2003. The Buckeyes were the GWLL Champions in 2003.  His 17 year professional career is highlighted by being named an MLL All Star six times and leading the Denver Outlaws to the 2014 MLL Championship. In 2008 he was credited with having “the fastest shot in the game.” He was inducted into the US Lacrosse North Coast Hall of Fame in 2015. He currently lives in Worthington and is still active coaching youth players

Mark Koontz..............Player Upper Arlington HS, Univ of Virginia

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  • Defense wins championships and as the only true “defender” in the 2018 HOF class, Koontz was a close defense, long stick midfielder who lead both his high school and college teams to championships. He helped the UA Golden Bears to three OHSLA championships (95, 97, & 98). He was named the Ohio Defensive Player of the Year in 1998 and was a high school All American. He took his championship attitude to the University of Virginia and the Cavaliers won the ACC title in 1999 & 2000. Virginia also won the NCAA Championship in 1999. He is the only defenseman in UVA history to be named All ACC three years in a row (2000-01-02). He was the teams Defensive MVP in 2001 & 2002. He was named the ACC Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2002. Koontz still lives in Charlottesville, where his son and daughter are playing youth lacrosse. He is the Head Trader for New Generations Advisors, an SEC registered hedge fund. 

Annual Banquet June 9

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The Annual Ohio Lacrosse Hall of Fame Induction banquet will be held June 9, 2018 at the Ohio Union on the Ohio State University campus.  Ticket information will be available soon.  Tickets are $50 per person.


11:00 AM Check in an Social Hour

11:45 AM Luncheon

12:15 PM Inductees & All Americans


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