Luke Franklin

Luke Franklin returned to the Susquehanna men's lacrosse sidelines as an assistant coach in June 2021.

Franklin serves as both the defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator for the River Hawks.

He came back to his alma mater after spending two years as a graduate assistant with the McDaniel College men’s lacrosse team of the Centennial Conference.

During his tenure at McDaniel, the Lutherville, Md., native helped mentor an honorable mention All-America selection in 2020 while the Green Terror posted a 3-9 two-year record over back-to-back truncated seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In 2020, Franklin served as the head coach for the Diamond National Team 2023 as well as an assistant coach for the Hereford Lacrosse Club 2023 and 2025 teams. He also worked as a tournament coordinator for the 2019 World Series of Youth Lacrosse in Denver.

As a member of the Susquehanna men’s lacrosse team, Franklin was a four-year varsity letter winner as a 6-0 defenseman. He played in 26 games with 10 starts, scooping up nine ground balls and causing six turnovers. He helped the River Hawks qualify for three Landmark Conference Championships, reaching the championship game in 2018 and 2019.