Gary DeCock (Club G.M./Owner)
Gary is the owner and general manager of Pittsburgh Select. Gary grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs and played lacrosse at Conestoga HS (2010, 2011 AND 2012 PIAA State Champions). He went on to play attack and midfield for Penn State’s Division I varsity lacrosse team in the early ‘80’s. After graduation, he played for several years with the Atlanta and Charlotte lacrosse clubs. In 1988 and 1989, he was head coach of Vanderbilt University’s men's lacrosse team capturing SELC championships in both years. Gary has coached lacrosse at all levels over the past twenty years. In 2008, he started the elementary boys (K-4) team at Upper Saint Clair with over 65 players participating in its' premier season and 80 in its' second season. He also helped to start the USC MS girls program with 54 3rd through 6th grade girls playing in their inaugural 2009 spring season. Gary has coached with the USC middle school program in 2005 - 2007 and has conducted lacrosse camps and clinics for both boys and girls in the Pittsburgh area. He also serves as the 2011/2012 president of WPYLA and is a volunteer member of the Pittsburgh Lacrosse Foundation (US Lacrosse regional chapter). Gary's father played lacrosse at Johns Hopkins in the 1940's which makes his two children a relative rarity for the area as third-generation lacrosse players.