|Title:||Volunteer Assistant Coach|
Jared Pabis, one of the top performers in Western New England men's lacrosse history, begins his fifth season as an (volunteer) assistant coach on John Klepacki's staff in 2015. He will be primarily in charge of alumni relations for the program.
He served in a similar position at NCAA Division I Quinnipiac in Hamden, Conn., in 2010.
A native of Wilbraham, Mass., Pabis graduated in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in general business after a distinguished four-year career as one of the nation's premier defenseman.
The Golden Bears compiled a remarkable 63-12 record (84.0 winning percentage) with Pabis in the lineup and captured three conference titles (one in the Pilgrim League and two in the Commonwealth Coast Conference).
Western New England also advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Championship three times from 2007-09, and set school record for victories (17) in both 2007 and 2009.
As a senior, Pabis was selected the Western New England Male Athlete-of-the-Year named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association All-America Team for a school-record three times.
He played in the USILA Division III Senior North-South All-Star Game.
In addition, Pabis was voted to the All-New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) Division III First Team for the third time and played in the organization's Senior East-West All-Star contest.
Pabis also was CCC Defensive Player-of-the-Year and was a repeat selection on the All-CCC First Team selection.
As a sophomore, Pabis also made the All-Pilgrim League First Team. He was the Pilgrim League Rookie-of-the-Year in 2006.