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Flagler Head Coach Brian Duncan Named to the NJCAA Hall of Fame in the 2024 Class!

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via the NJCAA website/press release

Men’s Lacrosse Hall of Fame Inducts Four

May 01, 2024

Charlotte, NC – The NJCAA has announced the inductees into the 2024 class of the NJCAA Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Hall of Fame. The honorees include three student-athletes and one coach. Read more on Dan Carmack, Joseph Trentzsch, Sean Heffernan, and Brian Duncan below.

Brian Duncan | Coach | CCBC Essex (MD)

Brian Duncan began his coaching career as the assistant coach for CCBC Essex from 1999-2003 before stepping into the head coaching position in 2004. Duncan led the Knights to the 2004 National Championship title and coached the team to a runner-up finishes in 2005 and 2008. Under his leadership, the Knights won five regional titles.

Duncan is a five-time Region 20 Coach of the Year and four-time MD JUCO Coach of the Year. Throughout his career, he coached 27 first-team All-Americans, 16 second-team All-Americans, and three NJCAA Players of the Year.

Outside of CCBC Essex, Duncan has also coached at Jacksonville University, Florida Tech, and the Bolles School. He was also the head coach of the professional indoor lacrosse team, the Jacksonville Bullies, and the offensive coordinator of the Florida Launch. Duncan is currently the head lacrosse coach at Flagler College where he started the program in spring of 2022.

Dan Carmack | Student-Athlete | CCBC Essex (MD)

Dan Carmack attended CCBC Essex where he played defense for the Knights for two seasons. He was a two-time first-team All-American, a member of the 2004 National Championship team, and made the 2005 All-Tournament team.

After CCBC Essex, Carmack continued his collegiate career at the University of Maryland where he played for two seasons before being signed by the Chesapeake Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse.

Joseph Trentzsch | Student-athlete | CCBC Essex (MD)

Joseph Trentzsch played for the CCBC Essex men’s lacrosse team for one season. During his career, Trentzsch was a first-team All-American and the 2003 National Player of the Year. He was a member of the Region 20 first team, NJCAA Region 20 tournament team, and the MD JUCO Conference first team.

After CCBC Essex, he transferred to the University of Delaware where he earned second-team All-CAA honors. After graduating, he became a leader in business activities in North Carolina.

Sean Heffernan | Student-Athlete | CCBC Essex (MD)

Sean Heffernan was a member of the Knights men’s lacrosse team from 1990-1992. He was a 1992 first-team All-American and the 1992 National Player of the Year. After CCBC Essex, he transferred to Loyola College to continue his athletic career.

Heffernan was known as a leader on and off the field and participated in the CCBC Essex development clinic. He was also a leader within the alumni association.