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Andrew Kirkaldy

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Department(s) Admissions
Title(s) Assistant Director of Admission, Head Lacrosse Coach
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Andrew Kirkaldy (Coach Kirks) joined the 3d lacrosse team full-time in March 2014. Before joining full-time Andrew was involved with 3d lacrosse throughout the New England area in developing players in box/field lacrosse from the youth to high school level. Andrew has recently been promoted from Manager to Senior Manager in Tri-State.

Andrew is originally from Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. He played his minor lacrosse in the Red Deer system before graduating to the Calgary Jr. A Raiders. Andrew played four seasons with the Raiders and in 2005 he competed for Canada's National box championship, The Minto Cup. Following the Minto Cup Andrew was drafted in the 5th round 51st overall by the Calgary Roughnecks of the National Lacrosse League.

Instead of competing in the NLL, Andrew followed his dream to play NCAA lacrosse. Andrew played with the Gordon College Fighting Scots from 2006-2010. During his time at Gordon he was named Rookie of the year in the Commonwealth Coast Conference, was player of the week numerous times, was the teams leading scorer two out of the four years, served as team captain and made the all-conference team in all four years. While at Gordon, Andrew also played with the Nanaimo Sr. A Timberman of the Western Lacrosse Association for two years and in 2009 he was named team "unsung hero" by his teammates. Andrew also played for the Boston Rockhoppers of the North American Lacrosse League and was the leagues third leading scorer.

After his playing days Andrew coached for Gordon college for a year. He then took his first head coaching position at Haverhill High School were he set records with the teams best overall record (13-6) and most all-stars selected.

After Haverhill he moved to Connecticut and coached at Fairfield Prep where he helped the Jesuits win the 2013 class L state championship.

Mr. Kirkaldy will be living in East Dormitory with his wife Erin, sons Liam (3), Connor and Hudson (7 months) and their Golden Retriever Harley. In addition to Admission, Mr. Kirlaldy will be a dorm parent and is the Head Varsity Lacrosse coach. 

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Trinity-Pawling has a rich tradition of alumni connectivity. We want you to participate in the life and vitality of the School. Through this engagement, alumni will help Trinity-Pawling propel forward.

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