Coach Mess joined Coach Brancaccio’s staff in the summer of 2016.
He played one year of collegiate lacrosse at Kutztown University before an injury cut his career short. Mess has coached at all levels of lacrosse including youth, high school, and collegiately at nearby Moravian College from 2007-13.
He worked for the Port Authority of NY/NJ Police Academy for 26 years, retiring in 2006 with the rank of Sergeant.
Mess currently resides in Hunterdon County, NJ with his wife of 38 years Josephine. They have three children – Lauren, David, and Michelle – and two granddaughters, Olivia (9) and Ruby (5).