Head Coach Jason Watts began his collegiate playing career in 2002 on the inaugural UM-Dearborn Men’s Lacrosse Team. Watts started at defense for two seasons before graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
During his senior year, Coach Watts joined former teammate David Aktary as an Assistant Coach with Northville High School in 2003. After a two-year stint with Northville High School, Watts returned to his Alma Mater in the winter of 2005 as an Assistant Coach. Watts would spent four seasons as an assistant coach before taking over as the head coach in 2009. In his first year as head coach, Watts tallied a 5-5 record and improved the team defense from 13.70 GAA in 2008 to 7.10 GAA in 2009. Watts led the team to its first-ever playoff appearance in 2012 and was named WHAC Coach of the Year.
Watts and his family currently reside in the metro Detroit area and works as an Engineering Supervisor at an automotive supplier. Watts still plays lacrosse as a member of the Motor City Lacrosse Club in the MCLC.
Assistant Coach Mike Wagner began his collegiate playing career in 2002 on the inaugural UM-Dearborn Men's Lacrosse Team. Wagner was a four-year captain and starter at attack before graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Wagner was named to the All-CCLA team at attack in his senior season (2005).
During his senior year, Wagner joined former teammates David Aktary and Jason Watts as an assistant coach at Northville High School. In 2006, Wagner joined the UMD coaching staff as an assistant.
Wagner is responsible for coaching the midfielders, goalies, and running the substitution box during games.
Wagner currently resides in the Metro Detroit Area and works as an Account Manager at an automotive supplier. Wagner is also the President of the Motor City Lacrosse Club in the MCLC.
Laurinec is in his first season as an assistant coach with the men's lacrosse team, as he will take over training of the team's defensive players.
Laurinec was one of the most successful players at UM-Dearborn in the team's time as a club sport. He competed for the Wolverines from 2006-10, earning CCLA All-Conference accolades in 2007. He was also named the UM-Dearborn Player of the Year in 2006 and 2008, while serving as a team captain from 2008-10.
Prior to joining the staff at UM-Dearborn, Laurinec was an assistant coach with the Troy Athens boys varsity lacrosse team from 2010-16. He played in his high school lacrosse at Troy Athens, where he was named to the All-State First Team in 2006.
Laurinec is currently a producer and on air talent for The Blaine Fowler Morning Show on 96.3 WDVD Radio in Detroit. He also does color commentary for UM-Dearborn basketball and hockey games.
Stephanoff takes over as the goalie coach for the Wolverines in 2016-17 after a successful career in net for UM-Dearborn.
He competed for the Wolverines from 2012-16, earning the only two shutouts in program history. He was also a member of the first UM-Dearborn squad to make the CCLA playoffs.
Stephanoff is currently perusing his bachelor's degree from UM-Dearborn.