Coaching Staff - G.W. Mix | Lax West Lacrosse
Coaching Staff - G.W. Mix
G.W. Mix • Managing Director
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, G.W. Mix
played high school lacrosse in his
hometown at Gilman, where he
helped lead his
team to an undefeated MSA A Conference Championship in 1978.
played collegiate lacrosse in the Ivy League at the University of Pennsylvania
A 1982 graduate of Penn, Mix remained at his alma mater as an assistant coach from 1983-1987, helping the Quakers to win three Ivy League Championships and three NCAA appearances.
In 1987, he was named head coach of men's lacrosse and women's soccer at Franklin & Marshall College.
At F&M, Mix
led the Diplomats to the 1988 NCAA Final Four and was named NCAA Coach of the Year.
During that time, his
lacrosse and soccer teams won 4 league championships and made 5 post-season play-off appearances.
In 1991, he
returned to Penn as the head lacrosse coach, where he
remained through the 1994 season.
After an 8-year career at ESPN
family relocated to Newport Beach where his
wife Mary was a standout volleyball player and coach.
Since 2003, he
has been involved in the development of youth lacrosse in the Newport Beach area and has coached at Corona del Mar High School
From 2006 through 2008, Mix served as the president and general manager of the Los Angeles Riptide of Major League Lacrosse.
During that 3 year period, the Riptide made two appearances in the MLL Championship Weekend, including the 2007 Championship Game.
currently resides in Newport Beach, CA with his
wife and three boys.