Men's Lacrosse

David Huntley to Replace John Tucker as Blaze Head Coach

Kennesaw-Today, Peter Trematerra, owner of the Atlanta Blaze, released Head Coach-General Manager John Tucker. 

“We appreciate the contributions that John Tucker made to the Blaze and wish him the very best going forward,” said Trematerra. 

Associate Head Coach Dave Huntley will assume the head coaching duties for the balance of the season, beginning with Thursday’s game against the Chesapeake Bayhawks. 

Spencer Ford, Director of Player Personnel will assume the General Manager duties immediately. Ford will also assist Coach Huntley on the sidelines. 


About Fifth Third Bank Stadium      

Fifth Third Bank Stadium is an 8,300-seat state-of-the-art stadium built in 2010 in partnership with the former Women’s Professional Soccer team Atlanta Beat, designed to showcase a variety of events. It has hosted Major League Soccer, KSU Soccer and Lacrosse, the Southern Lacrosse Showdown, NCAA Women’s College Cup, concerts and music festivals. Situated within a beautiful 88-acre KSU Sports and Recreation Park, the facility is conveniently located just one mile from both I-75 and I-575 in Cobb County, which is often referred to as Atlanta’s sweet spot.      

About Atlanta Blaze      

The Atlanta Blaze, Major League Lacrosse’s newest franchise kicked off their inaugural season in Kennesaw, GA on April 23, 2016.  The Atlanta Blaze will call Kennesaw State University’s Stadium in Cobb County, Georgia home for the 2016 Season. Single Game and Season Tickets are currently on sale. To purchase tickets and for more information call 855-44-BLAZE or visit