Stephen Toomy joined the Harvard men's lacrosse staff in 2017-18. During his first season as an assistant coach with the Crimson, Toomy aided the team to a 7-6 record that included a six-game win streak from Feb. 24 until Mar. 24. Four athletes earned All-New England honors, while seniors Morgan Cheek, Joe Lang and Robert Shaw all recieved All-Ivy League second team. Seven athletes were recognized on the NEILA All-Academic team.
Coming from crosstown rival Boston University, Toomy served as the defensive coordinator for the past two seasons. Toomy led one of the best defenses in the country last season, giving up only 8.88 goals per game and ranking No. 15 in the country. Prior to BU, Toomy was the defensive coordinator and goalie coach at Colgate, helping the Raiders win the 2015 Patriot League Championship and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Toomy began his coaching career at his alma mater, Western New England University, where he coached the defense while also serving as the goalie coach and recruiting coordinator.
As a player at Western New England from 2005-2009, Toomy was a three-time all-conference selection and participated in the 2009 NEILA East-West Senior All-Star Game. The Northborough, Massachusetts, native earned his bachelor's degree in accounting in May 2009 and has also served as a coach for Team Central Lacrosse and New England Developmental Lacrosse.