• The San Jose Stealth selected two players and added another through a trade with the Rochester Knighthawks, as the National Lacrosse League’s twelve member teams participated in a dispersal draft on December 12, 2008. The dispersal draft was a result of the Chicago Shamrox suspending their operations for the 2009 season. The Stealth held the seventh pick in the draft, and with it took rookie transition player Steve McKinlay. McKinlay was selected 39th overall by the Shamrox in the 2008 NLL Ent

  • The San Jose Stealth is proud to help our communities all year long, but during the holidays it becomes even more imperative to give from the heart. This year the Stealth partners up with two great charity programs, The Alameda County Community Food Bank and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Every month, thousands of Alameda County residents rely on the Food Bank for nutritious food resources. Your donations help provide low-income families and individuals with emergency food assistance and t

  • San Jose Stealth stars Colin Doyle and Jeff Zywicki, along with former player Zach Heffner, teamed up with Sticks-2-Schools to bring lacrosse to the California School for the Deaf in Fremont, Calif., on December 9, 2008. The Sticks-2-Schools program implements lacrosse into schools’ physical education (PE) curriculums as a new and fun way to encourage children to become more active. Sticks-2-Schools is a non-profit, public benefit corporation with the primary goal of teaching skills that promo

  • Captain Colin Doyle, encouraged by how close the Stealth got to going all the way last season, is eager to get back on the floor. The Stealth finished first in the NLL West with a 9-7 regular-season record and were edged by Portland in overtime in a division semifinal. The talent is here to take the extra step and go all the way this season. The 16-game schedule begins at home with a 7:30 p.m. start on Friday, Jan. 9, against bitter division rival Calgary. The Stealth went 2-1 against the Roughn

  • The San Jose Stealth completed its first training camp of the 2009 season this past Saturday and Sunday at Silver Creek in San Jose. Twenty seven players participated in three sessions of teaching, drills and scrimmages led by new head coach Jeff Dowling and his coaching staff, in what provided the first look at draft picks Rhys Duch and Alex Turner along with several promising free agents. “We felt we made quite a bit of progress as a team this weekend. Overall I was impressed with the player

  • The San Jose Stealth has named Michael Kennett as the club's new Director of Communications effective December 1st. Kennett joins the Stealth after serving as the Sports Information Director at Whittier College since August of 2006. At Whittier, Kennett was responsible for the media promotion of the college's 21 intercollegiate teams, including the creation of publications, game management and fund raising initiatives. Prior to his arrival at Whittier he was the Assistant Sports Information Dire

  • The San Jose Stealth has signed veterans Curtis Hodgson, Peter Veltman and Luke Hinton to contracts for the 2009 season. Curtis Hodgson returns to the Stealth for his fifth season after scoring four goals and 10 assists for 14 points which were all career highs. His 95 loose balls were good for third most on the team. He has appeared in every game for the Stealth since arriving in 2005. Hodgson was selected as the Gord Nicholson Trophy winner in the Western Lacrosse Association as the WLA's top

  • The San Jose Stealth added more brawn recently with the signings of defense/transition players Will Dalton and Jason Lutz. The 265-pound Dalton spent the last four seasons on the Maryland lacrosse team as a midfielder and the Terrapins main faceoff player. He was also Maryland's team captain and won the lacrosse team's "Big Man" award, given to the player who best exemplifies the selfless and positive qualities of legendary coach Dick Edell. Dalton was selected to the 2005 Atlantic Coast Confere

  • The first game for new coach Jeff Dowling will actually take place in preseason. The San Jose Stealth will travel to Denver for a Saturday, Dec. 20 game against the rival Colorado Mammoth. The game begins at 7 p.m. Mountain time. The Stealth will also end their training camp, which begins Saturday Nov. 22 in San Jose, that weekend in Denver. The Stealth will conduct a practice Saturday morning and then another Sunday morning before breaking camp and returning home to set their final roster and p

  • The Dowling Diary - Questions and Answers with Stealth Head Coach Jeff Dowling. Meet new coach Jeff Dowling. This is his first year as head coach with the Stealth and he wants to bring a more up-tempo style to 2009. WHAT DO YOU WANT TO EMPHASIZE WITH THIS YEARS TEAM? One of the main things is going to be speed, transition and athleticism.? I want to make sure we are working as hard as we can, up and down floor.? I want other teams to adjust to our athleticism. IF I'M A FAN COMING TO THE HP, WHAT

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