Jay Roussey
Jay Roussey
Title: Head Men's Lacrosse Coach
Phone: (908) 709-7014
Email: joseph.rousseyiv@ucc.edu

Coach Roussey is currently entering his 24th year of coaching lacrosse.  Coach Roussey was hired at Union County College in 2013.  In that time Coach Roussey has taken the team from a 6-12 first year record to 19-1 and an appearance in the NJCAA National Tournament.  The 2016 Region XIX Championship team ended the season with a national ranking of sixth.  During his time at Union County College he has coached 35 All-Region XIX players, 5 Region XIX Player of the Year and 4 NJCAA All-Americans.

Proceeding Union County College, Coach Roussey started the Men’s Lacrosse program at The County College of Morris where he was the head coach for 4 seasons.  Coach Roussey took CCM from 0 wins the first season to 9 wins in the second season and a trip to the Region XIX Championship game.  During this season, the team was ranked as high as 8th in the country.  Coach Roussey coached a 2 time All-American and 3 Players of the Year in Region XIX, with a total of 10 All-Region picks at CCM.  Many of Coach Roussey’s former players have gone on to play at four year schools, often with scholarship offers.

In eleven years of coaching in Region XIX, Coach Roussey has guided his teams to 5 Region XIX Championship games, coached the Player of the Year 7 of 11 years, coached 44 All-Region XIX players, and has coached 6 NJCAA All-Americans.  Coach Roussey has coached the only All-Americans to be named from Region XIX, and is the winningest head lacrosse coach in Region XIX.

Prior to coaching at the colligate level; Coach Roussey was the offensive coordinator for New Jersey State powerhouse Ridge High School.  In 6 years at Ridge the team won over 80 games and had 4 All-Americans along with numerous 1st Team All-State and All-Conference players.  Prior to Ridge, coach was the Head Lacrosse Coach at Roxbury High School and offensive coordinator at Mendham High School.  Coach Roussey lives in Cranford, NJ with his wife Diane and daughter Clare.