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Casey Powell, lacrosse ambassador and World Champion, began his career in Carthage, NY, graduating from Carthage Senior High School with an all-time national record of 553 points, and signing with Division 1 powerhouse, Syracuse University.

Powell held his reign as a star player for Syracuse as a Two-Time Division 1 National Player of the Year, 1995 National Champion, Two-Time Attackman of the Year, Co-Midfielder of the Year, and broke the all-time leading scoring record. Casey is one of the most decorated players in NCAA history, named 1998 Turnbull winner as Nation’s Top Attack Player for Division 1, and also won the Enners Award in both 1997 and 1998 as Outstanding Player in Division 1. Casey was awarded McLaughlin Trophy in 1996 as Nation’s Top Midfielder.

Currently, Casey is the Director of Lacrosse at St. Andrew’s School in Boca Raton, FL, and plays for Hamilton Nationals (MLL), while also being a CBS Sports commentator. During his professional career, he has played for the Boston Blazers(NLL), Rochester Knighthawks (NLL), New York Titans (NLL), Rochester Rattlers(MLL), and the Long Island Lizards (MLL), and is one of the NLL’s top players of all-time. Casey is entering his 10th NLL season overall. His career totals include 176 goals, 258 assists and 434 points in 90 career games. He is also the all-time leading scorer in MLL history, and was a World Champion with Team U.S.A.


Casey comes from perhaps the most famous of lacrosse playing families -brothers Ryan (1997-2000) and Mike (2001-04) join Casey (1995-98) as four-time All-America players at Syracuse, Younger brother Mason is currently a college freshman at the State University of Cortland in upstate New York. Casey was named to Lacrosse Magazine’s All-Century team and was a member of the 2006 US National team and played for US Team that won 1998 International Lacrosse Federation’s Championship Cup.

Awards & Honors:

  • Member of the 1998 USA Men’s Team
  • Gold medal at 1998 World Championships
  • 1999 World Cup Champion
  • 1999 World Cup MVP
  • Hawaii, Vail, Lake Placid Tournament MVP
  • 2006 US National Team
  • 1999 #1 pick to the Rochester Knighthawks in the NLL draft
  • 2x NLL All Star Rochester
  • 2x NLL All Star for the Anaheim Storm
  • 2x Anaheim Storm leading scorer
  • MLL-Summer Showcase 2000 offensive MVP
  • MLL Champion Long Island Lizards
  • 4x MLL All Star
  • 2005 All Pro and Offensive MVP
  • 2005 most points per game
  • All-time MLL leader in assists
  • Currently tied with Mark Millon as all-time scorer in MLL.
  • 4x All-American
  • 2x Division 1 National Player of the Year
  • 1996 Co-Midfielder of the Year
  • 1997 and 1998 Attackman of the Year
  • 1995 National Champion
  • Broke the Syracuse Lacrosse all-time scoring record on a behind the back shot vs. Virginia in the quarter finals in Hempstead, NY. Currently tied for second with brother Ryan.
  • March of Dimes Player of the Year Award
  • Named to the NCAA All-Tournament team all four years.
  • Named to Lacrosse magazine’s All-Century Team (other Orangemen include Jim Brown and Paul and Gary Gait)
  • Played for Hall of Fame coach Roy Simmons Jr. and current US National Team Coach John Desko
  • 2x All North
  • 2x High School All-American
  • 2x Empire State Central Team Member
  • 1993 Empire State Games Gold medal winner
  • 1994 section 3 champion
  • 1994 Team Captain
  • 1994 North-South Game
  • National High School all-time leading scorer
  • 292 Goals, 261 Assists, 553 Points
  • 1994 Central New York Player of the Year