Steve Mason has been playing and coaching lacrosse for over 35 years. A native of Baltimore Maryland, Steve played at St. Paul’s high school, a program ranked nationally on a consistent basis. Mason played college lacrosse at Roanoke College. He was a two-time USILA All-American goaltender for the Maroons (1990-91) and is third on Roanoke’s all-time saves list with 651 saves. Mason was also named Roanoke College male athlete of the year in 1991.
After college, Steve played four seasons for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes national lacrosse team in Vail Colorado at the Vail Lacrosse Shootout. FCA reached the finals and semifinals in two of the four years and Mason was selected to the All -Vail tournament team twice.
Steve began working with the Roanoke men’s lacrosse team as a volunteer assistant in 2005.
As an assistant coach for the Maroons, Mason, who has worked Bill Pilat’s the Goalie School for many summers, focuses all of his attention on the Maroon goalies. To date at Roanoke, three of the four goalies Mason has coached have become USILA All-Americans, including now Princeton head coach Matt Madalon.
Steve is married to Melissa Mason and they have three children. Zach, Abby, and Joseph. Abby is a soccer player while Zach and Joseph play lacrosse.