Coaching Staff

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Luke ACton

  • Born and raised in Saskatoon, SK

  • Played for Scorpions Field Lacrosse, Saskatchewan SWAT, and Team Saskatchewan Field programs (U16/U19)

  • Began coaching with the SFLA in 2006 and has since coached the Saskatoon Stingers, Saskatoon Scorpions, Team Saskatchewan, and Sentinels Lacrosse programs

  • Played NCAA Division 1 Men’s Field Lacrosse for Bellarmine University, finishing as a team captain (2008-2013 - Attack)

  • Competed for the Victoria Jr. A Shamrocks (BCJALL) and, as a result, was drafted to the Nanaimo Sr. A Timbermen (WLA)

  • Graduated with distinction from Bellarmine University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science (2013)

  • Received the Faculty Merit Award in Mathematics from Bellarmine University for maintaining the highest GPA in the mathematics department

  • Currently working as an Actuarial Analyst at Aon in Saskatoon while studying to complete designation with the Society of Actuaries

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Arden Wipf

  • Born and raised in Saskatoon, SK

  • Played for Scorpions Field Lacrosse, Saskatoon Steelers, Saskatchewan SWAT, and Team Saskatchewan Field programs (U16/U19) 

  • Began coaching with the SFLA in 2006 and has since coached the Saskatoon Stingers, Saskatoon Scorpions, Team Saskatchewan, and Sentinels Lacrosse programs

  • Played NCAA Division 1 Men’s Field Lacrosse for Bellarmine University (2008-2012 - Defense)

  • Graduated from Bellarmine University with a Bachelor of Arts degree (2012) and from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Education (2014) and Master of Education (2017)

  • Team Saskatchewan Sr. Men's Head Coach (2019) and Saskatoon Field Lacrosse Association President (2020)

  • Currently working as an elementary vice-principal in Saskatoon

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Reagan HArding

  • Born and raised in Saskatoon, SK

  • Played for Scorpions Field Lacrosse, Saskatchewan SWAT, and Team Saskatchewan Field programs (U16/U19) 

  • Coached Team Saskatchewan, North American Indigenous Games, Harding Athletics, and Sentinels Lacrosse

  • Played Division 2 Men’s Field Lacrosse for Lake Erie College and finished his career as a 3x All-American and 2x captain (2011- 2015)

  • Graduated from Lake Erie College with a Bachelor of Science (2015), Master of Science Management (Entrepreneurship) from Durham University Business School (2016), and currently working towards an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University

  • Played for both the Jr.A (BCJALL) and Sr.A (WLA) New Westminster Salmonbellies and the Sr.A (WLA) Nanamio Timbermen

  • Competed professionally for both  the Ohio Machine and Florida Launch in Major League Lacrosse (MLL)

  • Drafted to the Saskatchewan Rush (2015)

  • Currently working as a Strategy Analyst for Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Manager

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Kevin Acton

  • Born and raised in Saskatoon, SK

  • Over the last 25 years has held many positions with Saskatoon Minor Hockey, including Zone W Commissioner and SMHA board member

  • Acted as the team manager for a variety of minor hockey teams

  • Devoted volunteer efforts to managing field and box lacrosse teams in Saskatoon in the spring and summers

  • Volunteer efforts included:

    • Business manager and parent coordinator for the Saskatoon Scorpions field lacrosse program for almost a decade​

    • VP of Operations on the SLA Board of Directors

    • Manager of Team Saskatchewan Field

    • Coordinated the 2010 and 2017 Canadian Field Lacrosse Nationals in Saskatoon

  • Collects tropical fish and aquatic plants, is a grandmaster aquatic horticulturist, and master aquarium fish breeder 

  • Enjoys music of all genres and has a few wicked playlists that the players seem to enjoy!

  • Currently working as the Director of Operations for SARCAN Recycling in Saskatchewan