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Coaching Staff

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Coach Berkelbach enters his 6th season as the head coach of the Temple men's lacrosse team. He holds a career record of 64-21, helping lead the Owls to 3 NCLL National Tournament appearances (2015, 2018, 2019) and the 2015 NCLL Div. II national title. Coach Berkelbach is a high school graduate of  St. Augustine Prep in Richland, NJ. He graduated from Rutgers University in 2013 where he was a 4-year member of  the club lacrosse team and served as the team's president for two seasons. He has also coached at the youth and high school levels for the Southshore Lacrosse Club from 2009-2014.

Head Coach

CHRIS BERKELBACH

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Coach Winters enters his 1st season with the Owls after 9 seasons as the head coach of the Florida Gators men's lacrosse team from 2007-2015.  He boasts a career 68-57 record at Florida competing in the MCLA SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference (SELC). Over those 9 years, he led Florida to 7 postseason appearances as well as 3 MCLA National Tournament appearances (2007, 2008, 2010). He also led the Gators to the SELC Conference title in 2010. Coach Winters is a high school graduate of Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, PA. He attended the University of Florida where he was a 4-year member of the lacrosse team before becoming head coach.

Offensive Coordinator

RYAN WINTERS

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Coach Wenzel enters his 1st season with the Owls after finishing his playing career in 2018 at the University of South Carolina competing in the MCLA. In his senior season he earned SELC Defensive Player of the Year and MCLA 1st Team All-American honors leading the Gamecocks to the MCLA Quarterfinals. Coach Wenzel is a high school graduate of Lakota East HS in Ohio. 

Defensive Coordinator

ALEX WENZEL

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Coach Mitchell enters his 1st season with the Owls after finishing his playing career in 2018 at the Central Michigan University competing in the MCLA. He joins the Owls after finishing a 4-year career at Central Michigan where he recorded 133 career points for the Chippewas and was named CCLA All-Conference 3 times.  Coach Mitchell is a high school graduate of Eastern Regional HS in New Jersey.

Goalies Coach

COLLIN MITCHELL

Coach Verdoni enters his 3rd year as the coach of the Owl's faceoff specialists. He previously played lacrosse at Brookdale Community College (NJCAA) from 2014-2015, and Georgian Court University (NCAA Div. II) from 2016-2017 where he is the career leader in face-off wins. Coach Verdoni is a high school graduate of Howell HS in New Jersey. 

Faceoff Coach

TYLER VERDONI