Brian Phipps begins his first season on the Hilltop where he will work with the team's defense and goalkeepers. Phipps served as an assistant coach working with goalkeepers with new Hoyas Head Coach Kevin Warne at Maryland last season.
Phipps served as both the Director of Lacrosse Operations in 2010 and a Volunteer Assistant Coach for the past two seasons at Maryland, directly following his All-American career in College Park.
In his season as an assistant coach, Phipps helped develop goalie Niko Amato, who earned All-ACC and USILA Honorable Mention All-America honors following the 2012 season.
During his playing career, Phipps was a four-year starter, who is currently fourth in Maryland history in saves (473). Phipps earned ACC Freshman of the Year honors in 2007 and continued to develop into a 2010 USILA All-American goalkeeper. In 2010, he also served as a team captain. Phipps also excelled in the classroom, earning All-ACC Academic Team honors for four consecutive seasons and earning USILA Scholar All-America honors following his senior season.
Phipps has played professionally in Major League Lacrosse (MLL) for the past three seasons with the Ohio Machine and the Chesapeake Bayhawks. He was named an MLL All-Star during the 2011 season.
Phipps, an Annapolis, Md. native graduated from University of Maryland in 2010 with Bachelor of Arts degree in history. Prior to college, Phipps attended the Severn School, where he was a member of the national honor society.