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Club Sports at SXU

Saint Xavier University is proud to introduce club sports for students who are interested in competing at a collegiate level! Recreational club sports differ from standard athletic sports in that you'll be developing and exercising skills through tournaments and games without an NAIA affiliation.

Hockey Club

Continue your hockey career in college with the Saint Xavier University Men's Hockey Club! Play with a team of skilled players as you prepare to compete against other college and university teams as part of the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division II.Brian Jacque

About the Coach

Brian Jacque has been coaching youth hockey for six seasons in the Chicagoland area, with two seasons in the Chicago Catholic League and one season in the Minnesota Junior Hockey League. This past season, Jacque scouted for the Coulee Region Chill in the NAHL and was the head Midwest scout for the Springfield Jr. Pics.
Before Jacque's coaching career, he studied sports management and played hockey for the Johnson and Wales Wildcats in Providence, R.I. Jacque then went on to play seven years of professional hockey in the Serbian Elite League in Europe, AAHL, MAHL and the IHL.

Contact Information

If interested, please contact Brian Jacque via email at or 219-670-2110 for further information.

Lacrosse Club

Whether you want to continue your lacrosse career or want to learn the game for the first time, join Saint Xavier University's Men's Lacrosse Club where you'll learn the fundamentals of the game, prepare for competition and practice on the recently renovated Bruce R. Deaton Memorial Field. All students are welcomed to participate as long as there is passion for the sport.

You can compete against teams in the Great Lakes Lacrosse League, as well as against local teams, including universities like DePaul University, Loyola University, Northern Illinois University and Bradley University.

About the CoachPicture of Tom Haggerty

Tom Haggerty comes to Saint Xavier University with an extensive history of coaching lacrosse. A former college football player at Northland College, Haggerty currently works as a special education aide at Victor J. Andrew High School in Tinley Park, as well as serves as the director of player development and head coach of the Pelicans Lacrosse Club. He has developed a number of community-based lacrosse programs throughout southwest Chicago and northwest Indiana, which includes founding the United Southland Youth Lacrosse League. As a coach, Haggerty has a .820 winning percentage at the varsity level in the last five seasons. In the last seven years, he has coached more than 45 high school lacrosse players to play at the college level.

Contact Information

If interested, please contact Tom Haggerty via email at for further information or fill out the recruit form.