Farmington native Brandon Melville joined the Maine Maritime Athletics staff in August of 2019. In addition to coaching the men's lacrosse team, Melville assists in the Athletic Communications Office.
Melville was the head coach at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon in 2018-2019. Working with only 17 athletes on his roster, he led the Hornets to a 3-3 season in North Atlantic Conference play, including a 13-7 win in over Maine Maritime in Castine. He mentored Brandon Hunter, one of two NAC athletes selected for the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association East-West All-Star Game. His roster also produced the NAC Men's Lacrosse Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year and a second team All-NAC selection.
Immediately prior to taking the reins at Lyndon, Melville served as a graduate assistant in the athletic department at Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, Iowa. He assisted with department financial and operational functions, provided social media content, and supervised college housing. Following his tenure at Iowa Lakes he completed his Master of Sport Leadership degree at Northeastern University.
Melville began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Maine-Farmington, where he earned a B.A. in Outdoor Recreation Business Administration. Following a season at UMF, he spent three seasons as the assistant boy's lacrosse coach at Mt. Blue High School in Farmington.
Melville was a Dean's List student at UMF and a three-year member of the Beavers lacrosse team. He also served on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. He spent the summer following his graduation as the recreation coordinator of UMF's Upward Bound program.