J.P. Brazel

J.P. Brazel joined Stony Brook men's lacrosse as associate head coach and defensive coordinator in July 2019.

He brings well nearly two decades of coaching experience to the Seawolves.

Brazel spent the previous eight seasons as an assistant coach at Hofstra. He previously helped guide Delaware to the NCAA Tournament during the 2011 season.

A three-year stint as an assistant coach at Sacred Heart preceded his time with the Blue Hens.

Brazel also spent time on the sidelines at Manhattan College. He got his coaching career with Nassau Community College in 2003.

Brazel, a Hofstra graduate, was the Pride's goalie during the 2001 and 2002 campaigns and helped lead the program to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances.