Tim Soudan
Tim Soudan is the current coach of the Rochester Rattlers and a former NLL/MLL lacrosse player for the Boston Blazers, Rochester Knighthawks
Rochester Knighthawks
The Rochester Knighthawks are a professional lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League. They play in Rochester, New York at the Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial. The Knighthawks were previously members of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League from 1995 to 1997...

, and Rochester Rattlers
Rochester Rattlers
The Rochester Rattlers are a Major League Lacrosse professional men's field lacrosse team based in Rochester, New York. They are a charter member of the MLL. From their inaugural season in 2001 to 2005, they were in the National Division. From 2006 to 2008, they were a member of the Eastern...


College career

In college, he was a two-time All-American at the University of Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts
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. In 1994 and 1998, he played for Team USA
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 and won the World Lacrosse Championship
World Lacrosse Championship
The World Lacrosse Championship is the world championship for international men's field lacrosse. From its inception in 1967 through the 2006 event, it was sanctioned by the International Lacrosse Federation...

. He also played for Team USA in the 2002 Heritage Cup against Team Canada
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Rochester Knighthawks and Rattlers

Soudan played with the Rochester Knighthawks for 11 years. He ranks second in team history in games played (125), third in goals (156), fifth in assists (161) and fourth in points (317). In 1996, he was honored as the team’s Seventh Man for his hard work and dedication. He was a member of the 1997 MILL Championship team and a key component in the team’s string of 11 playoff appearances in 11 seasons.

Tim Soudan was a fixture on the Rattlers since the inaugural 2001 Major League Lacrosse season. He ends his career with 32 goals, three two-point goals, and nine assists for 47 points in 31 games. On the all-time team lists, he ranks seventh in games played, goals and points. He is also tied for first for the most two-point goals in Rattlers’ history.

In August 2008, Soudan was hired back by the Knighthawks as the Assistant General Manager.

Teaching career

Following his retirement from professional lacrosse
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, Tim became a physical education
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 teacher and assistant lacrosse coach at Fairport High School
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. He also hosts a boys lacrosse camp.

He resides in Fairport, NY with his wife, Colleen, and children Kaitlyn and Tanner.
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