Chris Cunnington joined the Western New England University coaching staff as a graduate assistant in June 2018.
A native of Yorktown Heights, N.Y., Cunnington was a four-year member of the Springfield College men’s lacrosse team from 2015-18, serving as team captain his senior season. He appeared in 64 career games as a defenseman and earned numerous accolades, including All-NEWMAC first team, All-ECAC second team, and IMLCA All-Northeast Region.
Cunnington also received NEILA All-Academic honors and was named to the Dean’s List last spring. Additionally, he was a member of Springfield’s Student-Athlete Leadership Team for three years.
Cunnington played four years of varsity ice hockey and two years of varsity lacrosse at Yorktown High School, helping the Corn Huskers to a New York State title during his senior campaign in 2014.
He graduated from Springfield College in May 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education.