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Varsity Boys Head Coach Jeff Roberts

Coppell Lacrosse Announces Collegiate Coaching Veteran Jeffrey Roberts
Is New Varsity High School Boys Coach



COPPELL, Texas – July 10, 2015 – Coppell Lacrosse Association, a North District Division I program in the Texas High School Lacrosse League, today announced hiring coaching veteran Jeffrey Roberts as Varsity Boys head coach. Coach Roberts boasts two decades of collegiate lacrosse coaching experience in NCAA Division I, II, and III programs.  Roberts will be responsible for leading the Coppell high school boys lacrosse program.

Roberts was most recently an assistant coach for Marquette University, an NCAA Division I lacrosse program, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Prior to his tenure at Marquette, he was the founding head coach at Concordia Wisconsin University where he was responsible for program administration and management of this Division III program.  While there, he as named 2012 Midwest Lacrosse Conference Coach of the Year. Earlier in his career, he coached at Dartmouth, University of Vermont and Colorado College.

“We’re excited to have someone of Coach Roberts’ caliber joining as our new varsity boys head coach. He brings us a wealth of coaching experience, a passion for teaching the game and a proven ability to connect with his players,” stated high school program director, Greg Goyne. “He is an extremely respected, dedicated leader whose focus on player development is well-known throughout the college ranks. We couldn’t be more excited about his arrival.”

Roberts said, “I'd like to thank President Robin Barron and the entire search committee for this opportunity, I am excited about beginning this new challenge as Coppell's varsity boys coach.  After many years coaching at the collegiate level, I am looking forward to having the ability to impact student-athletes at the prep level and prepare them for the next level. My wife Nancy and I are very excited to be part of the Coppell community.”

Roberts holds a Bachelors of Science from Springfield College in Massachusetts, and is currently working on his Masters in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University.

As Varsity boys head coach, Coach Roberts replaces Alex Poole, who resigned from the position to pursue other opportunities. The Coppell high school coaching staff also includes Matt Mueller who will continue in his role as JV coach and youth program director. 

About Coppell Lacrosse Association

Coppell Lacrosse Association is a non-profit/501(C)3 organization, located in Coppell, Texas, that exists to foster the growth and correct development of the sport of lacrosse among Coppell youth. The association includes both boys and girls lacrosse programs, from kindergarten to high school. Coppell Lacrosse has a history of competing at the highest level, with Varsity Boys winning Texas state championships in 2009, 2010 and 2011, and our Varsity Girls winning the Texas state championship in 2010. Numerous program alumni have gone on to play in the college ranks, including Syracuse’s first-team, All-American Brandon Mullins (2011 Coppell graduate). For more information, visit






Greg Goyne

Coppell Lacrosse Association

High School Boys Program Director



Robin Barron

Coppell Lacrosse Association



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