The first coach Schunke brought on board shortly after his hiring in 2009 was Jim Sturm. For the last 23 years, Sturm has been involved in club lacrosse coaching at Fredonia State College, East Carolina University and Hilbert College. Sturm, a former goalie, lead ECU and Hilbert to numerous division and league titles as he roamed the sidelines. With the Division III program, Sturm serves as the goalie coach, an academic advisor and recruiter for the Hawks program.
Previously, Sturm served as the assistant coach for the Hilbert women's lacrosse program in 2001 and again in 2013 and 2014. Away from Hilbert, the Lakeview, NY resident coaches within the Eden branch of the Hamburg Knights Lacrosse since 2002.
Currently Sturm serves as the vice provost for leadership development. The SUNY Fredonia graduate (communications) earned a M.Ed. in college counseling and student personnel from the University of Buffalo in 1990.
Fred White joined the Hilbert College lacrosse staff in the spring 2011 season. After his three-year career at Frontier high school, White continued his academics at Monroe Community College and served as a team captain.
As a Falcon, White led his high school team statistically in ground balls his junior and senior year.
He was selected 2nd team All ECIC his senior year while leading Frontier to their first play-off win in the school's history.
Sean Manning joins the men's lacrosse staff as an assistant coach in 2015 after contributing on the field since the program's inagural 2011 season.
The West Seneca West native appeared in 50 games and caused 43 turnovers and was credited with 93 ground balls as a four-year defensive starter.