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Tracey Kelusky

Offensive Coach
Tracey Kelusky

Tracey Kelusky previously was the Offensive Coach for the New England Blackwolves for four seasons. A native of Peterborough, Ontario, Kelusky racked up 383 goals, 440 assists and 823 points during an NLL career that spanned 195 games over 14 seasons. He announced his retirement from the NLL, while playing for the Wings, in September of 2014 before joining the Black Wolves as an assistant coach. In the 2014 season for the Wings he played in 17 games, scored 22 goals and had 25 assists.

For the past few summers, Kelusky served as an assistant coach with the Peterborough Lakers of Major Series Lacrosse, and he was also an assistant coach with Finland during the FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championships in 2015.

The No. 1 overall pick in the 2000 NLL Entry Draft, Kelusky was the Rookie of the Year in 2001, and went on to become a five-time NLL All Star. He was also MVP of the All Star game in 2005, and he earned the NLL Sportsmanship Award in 2007. In 16 playoff games over 10 seasons, Kelusky had 37 goals, 30 assists and 67 points. The 37 playoff goals rank ninth all time in NLL history. He won NLL championships with Calgary in 2004 and 2009.

In September of 2016, Kelusky was honored for his stellar NLL career with induction into the National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame in his second year on the ballot.

Kelusky also had 499 points in 159 regular season games with Major Series Lacrosse and Western Lacrosse Association teams from 1993-2013.

Internationally, Kelusky was a member of the Canadian team that won the 2003 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. Black Wolves head coach Glenn Clark and fellow assistant coach Jim Veltman were also members of that team. He also captured gold indoors with Team Canada in 2007 and 2011. Kelusky also helped Team Canada win the Silver Medal at the 2002 World Lacrosse Championships, and played for Team Canada in the 2002 and 2004 Heritage Cups.

A former University of Hartford star, Kelusky still holds the program record for goals in a season (59 in 2000). He also holds the top two career marks for goals per game in a season (4.21 in 2000; 3.18 in 1999), the top mark for points per game in a season (5.93 in 2000), and stands second all-time career goals (139), points (209) and single season point total (83 in 2000). He was inducted into the University of Hartford Alumni Hall of Fame in 2006.

Kelusky, who owns Evolve Elite Lacrosse, lives in Peterborough, Ontario with his wife Emily and son Kellar.

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