Golden Retriever Zeus getting in on the action


Intensity right call for coach
Jim Beardmore isn’t passive on the field or the sideline as he begins his stay with the Outlaws.

By Theresa Smith Special to The Denver Post

New Outlaws coach Jim Beardmore and his golden retriever, Zeus, now call Denver home. The Outlaws open the regular season at home Saturday. (Photo by Kathryn Scott Osler)

With a golden retriever named Zeus crouching behind the net, Denver Outlaws goalie Trevor Tierney pounces in front of 90 mph shots fired by the dog’s master, Jim Beardmore. … While Bud will commute from Maryland, Jim is unpacking in Denver with his constant companion, Zeus, who has transferred his mountain rescue skills to the lacrosse field, where he can fetch lacrosse sticks and open ball bags.

Said Outlaws general manager Brian Reese, “The dog is better behaved than Jim sometimes.”


2 thoughts on “Golden Retriever Zeus getting in on the action

  1. Zeus is a very well-cared-for dog! For a number of years, my sons attended a summer lacrosse camp in Florida that was overseen by Coach Beardmore. Zeus was always with him. He treated his dog exceedingly well and expected all the boys at camp to do the same. There isn’t a Golden more adored than Coach Beardmore’s Zeus!

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