TEAM CONNECTICUT STAFF BIO'S
Eric Bailey - Team CT Lax Owner/Director
Eric Bailey was a four year letterwinner & All New England Midfielder at UMASS Amherst. The 1993' and 1995' UMASS teams made the NCAA playoffs and coach Bailey was awarded MVP honors in the 1996' East/West New England All-Star Game and played in the 96' North /South All Star Game.
Prior, coach Bailey was a midfielder at Cheshire high school 88-91' & attackman on the 1992' Bridgton Academy team that played a national schedule. Coach started his coaching career at Cheshire HS in 2007 and was selected as the 2009’ CT HS Assistant COY (Def Coord) and the 2010’ CT HS State Assistant COY (Off Coord). In 2010-2011 Bailey moved onto Quinnipiac University where the team enjoyed a league (NEC) championship opportunity.
Bailey coached North Haven HS from 2012-2018. In 2014' he was named the (SCC) Coach Of The Year and CT HS (Class M) COY.
Mike Devine - Director of Player development, Cheshire Head Coach
Coach Devine was named the Cheshire HS head coach in the summer 2019'. Coach Devine was a CT HS 2X All SCC, 2009' Super Jr, 2010' 1st Team All-State, 2010' CT State Champion, Eastern CT State University 2011-2014, 4X All Little East Conference Awardee, 3X All-American, 2012' LEC Player of the Year, 1st Team all ECAC & 1st Team all New England, Eastern CT University Grad Assistant 2015'. Co-Offensive Coordinator Cheshire HS/2017' Class L State Finalists, Assistant COY Award.