Bucky began his lacrosse career at age 9, playing five years for Paul Catterton of Yale University.
Bucky began his lacrosse career at age 9, playing five years for Paul Catterton of Yale University. Under his tutelage , Bucky learned the importance of the fundamentals of the game. This would lay the foundation for Bucky;’s future success.
Bucky then moved on to play for coach Rob Persing of Syracuse University. Coach Persing was an instrumental part of the national championship runs the school enjoyed during the Gait brother years. While at Loch Raven, Bucky learned how to be a dangerous scorer, as well as an effective faceoff man.
Mount St. Mary’s was Bucky’s final college decision because of what the school offered him on and off the field. There he played for Hobart great, Tom Gravante. Bucky enjoyed a four year career, playing midfield, creating transition, and working faceoffs. His time at Mount St. Mary’s was highlighted by playing in the schools first ever D-1 NCAA tournament appearance.
Bucky graduated from Mount St. Mary’s with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and criminal justice. Since his graduation in 2005, Bucky has been dedicated to passing on his knowledge of lacrosse and football to the next generation of athletes. In that time span he has coached with Middle River and Stembridge Rec. ball teams as well as Loch Raven High School Varsity Football for two seasons.