Varsity Lacrosse Coach Ryan Tucker was a captain of the University of Virginia Lacrosse Team under Hall of Fame coach Dom Starsia.
On Saturday at Wynne-Darden Stadium, the two men will meet as rivals, as Norfolk Academy plays host to the Barons of Blue Ridge School, which is now coached by Starsia, who retired from UVA after 24 seasons.
There's no doubt that Coach Tucker and the Bulldogs are excited. “Dom is coming here. How great is that? Let's go," said Tucker, in an extended interview with UVA's sports desk for an alumni profile.
The feature story touches on Tucker's years at UVA, his years in Major League Lacrosse, the lessons he learned from Starsia, and more recently, from Coach Tom Duquette, who coached Tucker on a championship U.S. Team and handed the reins of Varsity Lacrosse to him.
Read more in this UVA Alumni Spotlight and Go Bulldogs!