Joe Hayes

Ballston Spa High School – Assistant Coach

Adirondack MountainMen – Head Coach

Joe Hayes is no stranger when it comes to Upstate NY lacrosse. He was the assistant at Siena College from 2000-2004. He then went across the river to Rensselear Polytechnic Institute where he was the assistant from 2004-2006. From there, Hayes started his career at Hudson Valley Community College where he was the assistant from 2007-2009 and was awarded the head coaching job from 2009-2013. During his time at HVCC he was two-time Mountain Valley Conference Champions in 2009 and 2010. Also, in 2010 Hayes was the Mountain Valley Coach of the Year. After his collegiate coaching career, Hayes decided to take his coaching talents to Saratoga Springs High School. He was the assistant from 2014-2015 and from 2015 to 2020 he was the head coach. He is currently the assistant coach for Ballston Spa High School.

Hayes graduated from Shenendehowa High School in 1994 where he played attack and faced-off. He then played at Hudson Valley Community College from 1994-1997 and onto Limestone College from 1997-1999. He has also coached and played internationally for the Altona Lacrosse Club in Australia from 1999-2000.