Sid Jamieson

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Sid Jamieson
Sport(s) Lacrosse
Playing career
? Cortland State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1968–2005 Bucknell
Head coaching record
Overall 248–240
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
4 Patriot League (2000–2003)
Awards
USILA National Coach of the Year (1996)

Sid Jamieson is an American former lacrosse coach. He was Bucknell University's initial head coach for the men's college lacrosse team, serving from the inception of the program in 1968 until his retirement in 2005. He compiled a record of 248 wins and 240 losses to rank 15th among all Division I collegiate lacrosse coaches in victories. Jamieson led the Bison to seven championships in three different conferences, including four straight Patriot League titles from 2000 to 2003 despite being a non-scholarship program. He won the F. Morris Touchstone Award in being named the USILA National Coach of the Year in 1996 after directing Bucknell to a perfect 12–0 record. He led the Bison to the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship for the first time in school history in 2001.

A native of Youngstown, New York, Jamieson attended Lewiston-Porter High School. He graduated from Cortland State. Jamieson, the only Native American coach in NCAA lacrosse, is a member of the Cayuga Nation and his parents were both raised on the Six Nations Indian Reservation in Brantford, Ontario. He adapted his coaching style from his Native American heritage. Sid was inducted into the Pennsylvania Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2003.

Career accomplishments[edit]

  • Coached Bucknell to undefeated 12–0 season in 1995–96 and a number 9 ranking.
  • Led Bison to a number 13 ranking and to the 2001 NCAA Championship with a 10 and 4 record.
  • Defeated number 3 ranked Navy and led Bucknell to number 17 ranking in final season, 2005.
  • Won or shared four Patriot League titles with the Bison from 2000 to 2003 including a 25 and 6 league record from 2001 to 2005.
  • Jamieson ranks 15th all-time in Division I coaching wins.

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