Boys Faceoff Academy

Tomlinson Middle School

Fairfield, Connecticut 06824

About Our Coaches

Noah Rak



  • Current Faceoff Specialist for the Connecticut Hammerheads

  • MLL 2020 Finished 58.6% (2g, 18gb) - Shortened Season

  • 30th overall pick in the 2018 MLL Draft

  • In his first professional season, Coach Rak took a total of 170 faceoffs while starting several games and accumulating 31 career ground balls

  • Has played for the Charlotte Hounds, New York Lizards, Chesapeake Bayhawks, and Dallas Rattlers

College Coaching

  • Current Assistant Coach UMass-Amherst (NCAA D1)

UMASS Amherst '18

  • Ranked second in the CAA and 15th in the nation with a 59.3 face-off win percentage

  • Rak is the UMASS all-time leader in faceoff victories(506) and in groundballs(278)

  • Named NEILA All-Region First Team and All-CAA First Team

Canterbury School '14

  • 2014 United States Lacrosse High School All-American

  • Blue Chip 225 All-Star Team

  • Finished his Canterbury School career with 436 groundballs, 51 goals, 27 assists and 529 faceoff victories in 698 taken (75.8 percent)

  • Was 116-for-139 on faceoffs as a senior (83.5 percent) with 96 groundballs, 20 goals and five assists

  • Helped the Saints to a 15-3 season and a Division II Western New England Championship in 2013 as he scored 25 goals and added 20 assists for 45 points

  • Was also a Prep All-New England football selection at running back and was a three-time Prep All-New England Wrestler and a two-time National Prep participant