Minnesota State Champions 2000 & 2003. Runner up 2015


Bloomington Jefferson Lacrosse Coaching Staff

Scott Cater photo

Scott Cater:

Varsity Head Coach

Entering his 24th season with the Jags, Coach Cater recently earned his 200th Career win for as a Minnesota lacrosse coach (May, 2018). The former Bulldog goaltender was a captain of the 1995 Minnesota-Duluth UMLL Championship team while earning league honors as Defensive Player of the Year '94, '95. As a member of the UMD-Lacrosse Hall of Fame, he continues to advocate for the growth of the game and was instrumental in MSHSL adoption of lacrosse in 2007. Coach Cater was honored as USLacrosse Coach of the Year in 2003 and USLacrosse Man of the Year in 2018. As the President of the MBLSA in 2002-2004, he helped to author the bylaws to formalize lacrosse as a viable high school sport in Minnesota. Leading the Jaguars to State Titles in 2000 and 2003, 2nd place finish in 2015, 3rd place finishes in 1999, 2001, 2004. Record with the Jaguars: 210-113, Overall: 214-116.

Riley Boehm:

Varsity Assistant Coach

Entering his 4th year coaching with the Jags, Coach Boehm is a 2009 graduate of Eden Prairie High School where he earned top lacrosse honors as a National Finalist in the 2009 Faceoff Championships and was the recipient of the Chris Jenkins Leadership Award. He attended Wingate University from 2012-2015 where he holds the school record for most ground balls in one game; Is ranked 3rd for most ground balls in one season; And is ranked 5th for all-time faceoff percentile in his career. Coach Boehm has coached for a wide variety of teams including True MN Lacrosse from 2013-2014, Burnsville High school from 2015-2016, Frog Lacrosse from 2015, and Bloomington Youth Lacrosse in 2019.

Joel Friebe:

Varsity Assistant Coach

2021 will be Coach Friebe’s 3rd year coaching the Jags but as a 2010 Jefferson graduate and a former JagLax Captain, Coach Friebe knows the program inside and out. Friebe also was named Captain while playing for the University of St. Thomas where he helped his team to two national championships and earned the honor of All-American defensemen. Additional past coaching positions he has held include 2017 Head Coach for the University of Northwestern in St. Paul (NCAA DIII mens lacrosse) and Assistant Coach at Burnsville High School (two seasons). Friebe also has enjoyed working with various club programs.

Ian Cochran:

JV Head Coach

Coach Cochran is a 4th year coach of the Jags and a 2012 graduate of Hopkins High School and 2016 graduate of St. John's University, where he played Midfielder. He previously served as the Head Coach for Sartell/ Sauk Rapids (MN) Varsity Lacrosse Program and as a Varsity Assistant Coach for the Academy of Holy Angels.

Eric Alm:

B Head Coach

2021 will be Coach Alm's 7th year coaching the Jags. As a 2010 graduate of Jefferson High School, Coach Alm has a special connection to the JagLax program. As head coach for the JV/B squad(s) Coach Alm plays a critical role in player development. He currently teaches math at McGuire Middle School in Lakeville.

JagLax Coaching Staff

From left to right: Joel Friebe, Riley Boehm, Scott Cater, Ian Cochran, Eric Alm