Coach Blamey was named Head Coach for the University of Arizona Men’s Program in June 2017. In only his second season with Arizona, Blamey was named Southwestern Lacrosse Conference's Division 1 Coach of the Year. During his tenure the Wildcats have held a national ranking as high as #12 in the country. Prior to Arizona, Blamey headed up the team at Sierra Nevada College Men’s Lacrosse Program in Lake Tahoe. In his two seasons at SNC the Eagles finished with a combined record of 24-7, capturing two consecutive WCLL Championships. In 2017 Sierra Nevada achieved its highest national ranking ever as the No. 3 seed heading into the MCLA National Championship Tournament.
Prior to SNC Blamey served as Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach for Dominican University in San Rafael, CA. After a successful inaugural MCLA season with Dominican in 2015, Coach Blamey was named the WCLL Division 1 Coach of the Year. He also served as Defensive Coordinator at Sonoma State University for two years before Dominican.
Prior to relocating to California, Blamey was the founder and head coach of the Northern Virginia Community College Men’s Lacrosse Program (NOVA), the first NJCAA lacrosse program in the state. Before NOVA he spent seven years as the head coach at South Lakes High School in Reston, VA., during which time he was recognized twice as the Liberty District Coach of the Year.
Growing up playing defense in Northern Virginia, Blamey earned multiple MVP honors as Captain for Gar-Field High School. A four-year varsity starter, he was selected First Team All-Conference three of those years, and was a two-time Virginia Commonwealth Games starter and an All-Met nominee his senior year. After graduating in 1996, he continued his playing career as a defender with the University of Mary Washington.
After college, Blamey continued competing at a high level as Captain for Team America in the highly competitive Metro Area Box Lacrosse League outside of Washington DC. In 2010 Team America was successful in capturing the Senior A Championship.