|DEREK “JAMMER” KEENAN |
(born February 10, 1961)
Derek played in seven seasons (1976-1982) with the Oshawa Green Gaels Junior A lacrosse team where he was a perennial Top 10 league point scorer.
Keenan played his entire nine Major Series seasons (1983-1989, 1992, and 1995) with the Brooklin Redmen – winning three Mann Cup titles in four years (1985, 1987, and 1988).
He was the OLA Major Series Top Scorer and MVP in both 1987 and 1988. In 212 career games, he scored 342 goals and 437 assists for 779 points and 361 penalty minutes.
In 1991, Keenan played one season with the Whitby Steelhawks of the Canadian National Lacrosse League winter pro league where he was the league Top Scorer and MVP.
In three Major Indoor Lacrosse League seasons, Keenan netted 123 points in 27 games with the Buffalo Bandits and Toronto Rock, winning back-to-back Champions Cups with the Buffalo in 1992 and 1993. Derek began his National Lacrosse League coaching career in 2003 with the Toronto Rock with stops in Anaheim, Portland, and Edmonton.
Keenan was inducted into the Ontario Lacrosse Association Hall of Fame in 2009.
|Derek "Jammer" Keenan (supplemental)|