Coordinator of Boys Lacrosse: Doug Nelson
Coach Nelson is the on field lacrosse coordinator for boys lacrosse. He is tasked with building a team of athletic, in shape, disciplined young men who expect to win.
Coach Nelson was a starting member of the Georgia Tech lacrosse team for his entire career, including the 1992 undefeated season. He spent one year as the head coach, in 1995. Coach Nelson resumed coaching in 2001 as the defensive coordinator at Westminster under Coach Suoza. In 3 years, they coached in 3 semi-final games, 2 state championship games, and won the title in 2003. Doug joined Decatur lacrosse in 2005 and helped build a winning culture over 10 years. In that time, Coach Nelson served as offensive and defensive coordinator at various times. His 2 years as offensive coordinator were Decatur's most successful teams (2012, 2013). Decatur played in the semi-finals both years and scored more points than they had before or after. Coach Nelson joined St. Pius X in 2015.
Varsity Head Coach: Nicholas Brigham
Coach Brigham will be entering his 2nd year of teaching at St. Pius. This will be his first year coaching the Lacrosse program, but he has been a coach in the Varsity Football program for the last 2 years. Before coming to St. Pius, Coach Brigham earned his Masters in Teaching from Mercer University. Previously he received his Bachelor's Degree, in Finance, and a double minor, in History and Government, at Georgia Tech while also playing on their football team. He looks forward to continuing his passion of coaching and teaching, and couldn't be happier doing it in the amazing community that is St. Pius. GO LIONS!