Our search for the head Varsity Lacrosse Coach has come to conclusion. After many meetings and interviews, we are happy to share that Coach Chris Ledgerwood has been selected as the new head Boys Varsity Lacrosse Coach. Chris grew up in Canandaigua/Penn Yan, New York and has been playing and coaching lacrosse for 23 years. Prior to moving to Washington, he had the honor to play for Stevenson University when they won the National Championship in 2013. Over the last few years, Coach Ledge has worked for Field Turf and coached for the Juanita Lacrosse Club as well as various select programs in the area.
We’re confident that Coach Ledge’s two decades of playing experience and 10 years of coaching experience will ensure stability and consistency to our lacrosse program. Coach Ledge is excited about building upon the great foundation that already exists and taking the program to the next level. Chris believes fully in our great nucleus of talented, experienced players as well as our young players who are ready to grow and compete. He has no doubt that the team will continue to improve and be successful in the coming season. Coach Ledge is working on assembling his coaching staff and we will be announcing updates and assignments as they become available.
Chris is excited to be a part of our club and is already working to meet other coaches and community members to build a strong partnership for lacrosse and build our program. Throughout the interview process, we had the opportunity to hear from past coaches, colleagues and players, this is what they said,
“Chris’ motivational abilities come packaged in a wonderfully humorous, witty, sincere and caring human being.”
“When he joined our coaching staff in summer of 2014 Ledge immediately developed a rapport with the players not seen before with new coaches entering our program. Whether it was someone new to the game or a multi-year experienced lacrosse competitor, Ledge demonstrated a keen ability to bring out the best in his players using a thoughtful, disciplined approach to the game. His practices were challenging with an emphasis on skill development and his players left the field exhausted but always wanting more.”
“Since the day he arrived he has asked for more opportunities to work with our players. He has never arrived late, never missed a practice and always shown to work harder than anyone else on the coaching staff.”
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