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Coach Parker is from Potomac, Maryland. He began playing lacrosse at Good Counsel High School where he was a standout mid-fielder for the Falcons. He then attended Mount Saint Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Coach Parker was a defensive mid fielder and LSM for the Mountaineers.
Coach Parker went back to his high school to begin his coaching career. During his six season as assistant coach, Good Counsel help produced the school's first ever All-American lacrosse player, as well as a number of all-conference and all-county players.
In 2005 Coach was hired as the head coach of the HTHC Hamburg Warriors B team, in Hamburg Germany. The team was 2-5 when he took over and ended the season 7-7, with his only two losses against the Warriors A team and NDLL runner up Bielefeld Hawks. In the fall of 2005 Coach Parker was promoted to the Head coach of the A team and in two seasons recorded a 20-3 record.
The Danish National Team contacted Coach Parker in 2007 looking for a leader for the 2008 European Championships in Laiti, Finland, a position to which Coach gladly accepted. Coach spent many weekends in Copenhagen getting the Danes ready for the Championship. After the Championships the Danish Lacrosse Federation requested Coach Parker to again lead the team for the 2010 World Cup in Manchester, England. Currently Coach Parker and the Danes are preparing for July.
Coach Parker returned to the states in 2008 and became an assistant coach for Div III Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. In 2009 Coach Parker was promoted to Associate Head Coach in charge of the offense.
Coach Parker currently lives in Athens, Tennessee with his wife Ashley, their son Max and dog, Tenne.