Kyle Simensky enters his third year at the helm of the USMMA women's lacrosse program in 2015 and is the first women's lacrosse head coach in the history of the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
On March 8, 2014, Simensky coached the Mariners to their first
win in program history with a 12-7 home victory over Bryn Athyn
He previously spent two seasons as an assistant coach for the Mariners' men's team from 2009-10 and was part of the 2009 squad that captured a Landmark Conference Championship. Most recently, he has served as an assistant coach and physical education teacher in the Locust Valley School District.
Simensky is also a decorated NCAA Division III athlete, competing for the men’s lacrosse team at Cortland State. His team made three consecutive appearances in the national championship game from 2006-08 and won a DIII National Championship in 2006. Simensky was named a SUNYAC All-Conference performer in his senior season. He finished his playing career with 193 total points, tied for 11th in Cortland State history, including 104 career goals.