Michelle is working on reunion programing, the Phonathon, cadet philanthropy education, special projects and events, and serves as the Advancement Office liaison with the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Parents Association. Contact Michelle if you would like any information regarding annual giving, reunion planning, and giving.
- Courses Taught:
- FM-5160: Project Management
- MB-5120: Project Management
- M.S. Facilities Management, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 2017
- B.A. History, Worcester State College
- A.A. Criminal Justice, Valley Forge Military College
Coach Bagby has been the head men's lacrosse coach at the Academy since 2017.
A resident of Marshfield Hills, Mass., Bagby has extensive experience at the collegiate, high school and club levels, including four seasons as the club coach at the University of Georgia and Northeastern University as well as a stint at Emerson College. Bagby has recorded 180 victories in 14 high school campaigns that includes a 2008 Massachusetts state championship at Scituate High School, and he has also served in head coaching positions at Marshfield, Weymouth and Boston College High Schools. A 1979 graduate of Hampden-Sydney (Va.) College, Rick is the Tigers’ all-time leader in goals against average and saves percentage and fifth on the school’s career saves list and was inducted in to the school's Athletics Hall of Fame on November 4th, 2017.
During Bagby’s tenure at Babson College as the defensive coordinator and special assistant, the Beavers qualified for the NEWMAC playoffs each season and reached the league title match on four occasions. At the high school level, Rick earned five conference coach of the year honors along the way, including the 2008 Boston Globe Coach of the Year accolade while at Scituate.
“It’s a great honor to serve in this position at the Academy, and I’m grateful to Massachusetts Maritime administration for the opportunity,” Bagby said of his appointment. “I look forward to working with our student-athletes to set standards of excellence both on and off the field. This school has earned an impeccable reputation for developing leaders in competition and in the community, and I look forward to building upon that tradition.”
In addition to his coaching experience, Bagby served as Director of Athletics at Emerson College from 1997-2002 before leaving Boston for a similar position at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., where he was brought in for his lacrosse expertise. Rick was instrumental in helping the Knights declare as a Division I program and become a member of the Great West Conference alongside Notre Dame, Denver, Air Force, Ohio State, Fairfield and Butler, and in 2004 he returned to New England to resume his coaching career while also serving as president of his own company, 21 Lacrosse, Inc.
- Courses Taught:
- FM-5170: Energy Management
- M.S. Facilities Management, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 2008
- M.B.A. Adelphi University, 1982
- B.S. Marine Engineering/Marine Transportation, United States Merchant Marine Academy, 1978