Lacrosse practice will take place from 4-6 pm unless a there is a game that day or special event.
We will be practicing in the following locations in order of availability.
Special event practices or film sessions will take place in Room 225 at 4 pm as communicated through the remind app by Coach Klimczak.
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The 2021-2022 season will be the 8th season for Coach Klimczak at Thomas Jefferson High School. After being the head JV Coach at Highlands Ranch High School for 6 years Coach Klimczak was given the reins to restart a TJ program that had not had their own lacrosse team for over 10 years. He has spent the first few seasons building a family culture with the team and that has led to great success on and off the field. Coach Klimczak was awarded the Denver Public Schools lacrosse coach of the year awards for the 2016, 2017, and 2019 seasons. He has also been named the Metro Conference Coach of the years of 2017 and 2019. When he’s not coaching, Coach Klimczak likes to spend time with his wife Christina and family, watching movies, and playing video games.
The 2019-2020 will be Coach Hofer’s 7th season at TJ. After previously playing at Denver East and coaching youth teams in the Denver area. Sean has been a part of the resurgence of the TJ lacrosse program the past few seasons. Focusing on fundamentals and positioning, Sean works tirelessly with the defense to make sure that the defense works as one unit and not just as individuals. When Coach Sean is not coaching he likes to spend time with his children Keegan, Amelia, and Maggie, go fishing, and play some “old man’s lax” whenever he can.
This will be Coach Justin’s fifth season with TJ. After being a 3 year letter-winner at Highlands Ranch High School, Justin went on to attend Colorado State University and play on two National Championship lacrosse teams at CSU. Justin brings a defensive mindset and helps the overall team defensive scheme with his previous playing experience. Justin likes to participate in snowboarding, spend time with his wife Emily, tennis, and lacrosse when he’s not helping coach.
Coach Larsen grew up playing lacrosse in the state of Colorado and fell in love with the sport. Was a 4 year varsity lacrosse player at Highlands Ranch High School before going on to play college lacrosse at Grand Canyon University and then Colorado State University.
Coach Sherbert played Attack at Highlands Ranch where he was a 3x All-Conference selection and 1st Team All-State honors in 2015. After graduating from HRHS in 2015, Bay went on to play at Grand Canyon University (GCU), where he helped the Antelopes to an 11-5 overall record, advancing to the MCLA semifinals. He then transferred to Colorado State University where he played his remaining 3 years and studied Finance. He currently works for KPMG in Denver and is eager to be assisting with the TJ program.
Coach Tate played Defense at Thomas Jefferson High School where he achieved the honors of 2 time All-Conference selection and 2nd Team All-State honors as a Senior. After graduating from TJHS, Alex went on to play a season at Boise State University. He then transferred to Colorado State University where he played his remaining years. Alex is very eager to be assisting with the TJ program where he cultivated his love of lacrosse.
Coach Tate played Midfield at Thomas Jefferson High School where he achieved the honors of 2 time All-Conference selection and Honorable Mention All-State honors as a Senior. After graduating from TJHS, Alex went on to play a season at Colorado Mesa University. He then transferred to Colorado State University where he played his remaining years. Corbett is very eager to be assisting with the TJ program where he cultivated his love of lacrosse and to coach with his brother Alex.