Kirk Lamitie
Kirk Lamitie
Title: Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
Phone: 312-567-3239

Kirk Lamitie returns to llinois Tech as the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach, effective June, 2022. Lamitie had previously been named the interim head coach in February, 2022.

During the 2022 campaign, the Scarlet Hawks finished 3-8 overall and 2-4 in Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) play. The 2022 season produced five NACC All-Academic award recipients, as well as a first-team all-conference award for midfielder Brooke Rowan.

Lamitie was originally hired in August of 2013 to build and lead the school's women's lacrosse program. After an 0-12 start in the team's inaugural season in 2014, the team improved each subsequent season, culminating in the 2017 season with a 15-2 overall record and a 10-1 conference record and share of first place in the Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference (MWLC). Lamitie was named the MWLC Coach of the Year for the 2016 season. He finished with an overall record of 33-29 during his four seasons with the school prior to his departure at the conclusion of the 2017 season.

During Lamitie's first stint, his teams produced 12 all-conference player awards, including in 2017 when Alyssa DeLuca was named Co-Attacker of the Year and Madison Meredith was named Midfielder of the Year. The team also had 16 all-academic award-winners during the team's first three seasons in the MWLC. 

Lamitie rejoined Illinois Tech after serving as general manager for True Illinois Lacrosse girls program from 2021-2022. Prior to his time at True Illinois Lacrosse, he served as the head coach for the Lewis University women's lacrosse program from 2017-2021. Lamitie also held head coaching positions at area high school and club programs prior to joining Illinois Tech for his first stint.

Lamitie graduated from California State University - Chico in 2003 with a BA in Physical Education.