|Title:||Head Men's Lacrosse Coach|
|College:||Potsdam State '97|
Keith Loftis was named as the Assumption men's lacrosse head coach on August 8, 2012 and enters his first season in 2013.
Loftis came to Assumption from Wheaton College (Mass.), where he served as the assistant coach for the 2012 season. At Wheaton, his responsibilities included working as the defensive coordinator and the goalie coach.
Prior to his time at Wheaton, Loftis worked for 12 seasons as the assistant coach at Division I Providence College (R.I.), working with the team's defensive unit and serving as the recruiting coordinator. While at Providence, his team qualified for the NCAA Tournament on three occasions (2004, 2006, 2007), along with capturing three Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) tournament titles and four regular-season crowns. He coached five MAAC Defensive Players of the Year, along with one United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) All-American defender at Providence.
Loftis began his collegiate coaching career at Cobleskill State University (N.Y.), where he was the program's head coach for the 1998 and 1999 seasons.
A native of Whitesboro, N.Y., Loftis earned his Associates degree in liberal arts at Morrisville State in 1995, along with his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology at Potsdam State in 1997. In addition, he earned his Master's degree in education/counseling from Providence in 2001.
As a player, Loftis was a two-time All-Region selection at Morrisville State. He was selected to the Junior College North/South All-Star Game following the 1995 season as well.
He currently resides in Providence with his wife, Elisangela, and their son, Thomas.