Colin Hulme is in his third year as a member of the Fairfield University men’s lacrosse program. In his role as assistant coach he is the program’s defensive coordinator, while assisting with recruiting, game planning and day-to-day operations of the program.
Hulme comes to Fairfield after a four-year stint as the primary defensive coach at the University of Vermont. During his tenure he helped the Catamounts to a national scoring defense ranking of 25th in 2011, a year after coaching the squad to a NCAA ranking of 14th in man-down defense. Hulme had a role in recruiting the 2010 America East Rookie of the Year, and four All-Rookie Team members, and in 2011 coached a pair of All-America East defenders.
Prior to joining the Catamount’s coaching staff, Hulme spent 2007-08 as an assistant coach at The College of the Holy Cross. There he served as the program’s recruiting coordinator and was the Crusaders primary defensive coach.
Hulme graduated from Colgate University in 2007 with a degree in Sociology & Anthropology. He was a four-year starter for the Raiders lacrosse team, and was twice named a USILA All-America. As a team captain in 2007, Hulme was named the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year and First-Team All-Patriot League. He was also named a 2007 NSCA Strength and Conditioning All-America.
Following his career at Colgate, Hulme was drafted in the second round, the16th overall pick, of the 2007 MLL Collegiate Draft by the San Francisco Dragons. He started nine games for the club in his rookie season at defense. Hulme then spent two seasons with the Boston Cannons, playing every game in 2008 at short-stick defensive middie, and played both defense and short-stick in 2009.