Years: 3 (2017-Present)
Record: 42-17, 21-7 ODAC
2017, 2018, 2019
|Honors and Awards
ODAC Coach of the Year
IMLCA All-Region Coaching
Staff of the Year
Coach of the Year
Head Coach Jason Rostan '03 enters his third season at the helm of the Tigers in 2018-19.
Coach Rostan's second season as the head mentor of the Tiger's proved to be another strong year. The Tigers finished with 13 wins, the second most in a single season, and set a new high-water mark for ODAC wins with eight to earn the #2 seed for the ODAC Tournament. H-SC went undefeated at home at 8-0 and posted marquee wins over Roanoke and Lynchburg, scoring the game-winner in both contests with less than a minute to play.
His first year at the helm of the Tiger Lacrosse is one of the best year's in program history to date. H-SC won its fifth ODAC Championship and third NCAA Tournament game while setting a new record for wins in a season with 16, breaking the previous mark of 13. The team tore up the school record book on the offensive end, setting new records in points with 486 (previously 387), goals with 307 (previously 236), and assists with 179 (previously 177). He was named the Region, State, and ODAC Coach of the Year.
Ian Levin and Hunter Brown assaulted the individual season record books in 2017. Levin finished the year with a school record in points (91) and goals (57) while also placing fifth in assists. Brown also broke the previous school record in points, finishing the year with 87. He additionally set records for midfielder points (87) and assists (44).
Rostan was a four-year student-athlete at Hampden-Sydney and spent 13 years as an assistant coach, with eight years spent as the offensive and recruiting coordinator. In 2007, Rostan was an assistant coach for the South in the USILA Division III North-South Game. In 2010 and 2014, Rostan was named a finalist for the Division III National Assistant Coach of the Year.
As a junior in 2002, Rostan earned First-Team All-American honors and was the ODAC Player of the Year. During his senior season, he was named a Second-Team All-American and was selected to play in the North-South game. He was an All-ODAC selection three times, twice on the first team, a two-time team captain, and the 2002 recipient of the team's Howdy Meyers Award. His 2003 senior class graduated as the winningest class in program history after earning three NCAA tournament appearances and a 2001 ODAC Championship.
In the summer of 2005, Rostan was one of 120 players invited to try out for Team USA, one of only a handful of Division III players to be invited. In 2007, Rostan was the Los Angeles Riptide's fifth round pick in the Major League Lacrosse supplemental draft. The following year, Rostan was the Denver Outlaw's fifth-round pick. Rostan was inducted into the Hampden-Sydney College Athletics Hall of Fame in October of 2015.
Rostan graduated from Hampden-Sydney in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He currently resides in Hampden-Sydney, VA with his wife, Amy, daughter, Carter, and son, Cole.
|Head Coach Jason Rostan Career Summary|
NCAA Third Round