Steve Koudelka has established the Lynchburg College men's lacrosse program as a national powerhouse in his 17 seasons on the sidelines after coming to Lynchburg for the 1997 season.
This is actually our third podcast with this great coach, and his
concepts are among the most popular on my site.
has recorded an overall record of 196-87, including 15-straight winning seasons.
has advanced into the NCAA Tournament six times in the last nine years.
2013 featured 14 wins - while in 2012 the program set the record for most wins in a season with 17, which included a 16-game winning streak, the longest in LC history.
For these efforts, he
was named ODAC Men's Lacrosse Coach of the Year.
In 2011, Koudelka
was also voted on by his
peers as the ODAC
Men's Lacrosse Coach of the Year following the squad's second-straight 13-win season and trip to the conference title game.
Koudelka was selected to coach at the 2000 North-South All-Star game and was the past-president of the US Lacrosse Men's Division Coaches' Council Executive Committee.
He is currently the chairperson of the NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championships Committee.
Prior to assuming the head post at Lynchburg, Koudelka spent three years as graduate assistant coach at Gettysburg (PA) College, where he was a two-time all-America goalkeeper.
was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in the fall of 2006.
The Long Valley, NJ native earned his
bachelor's degree from Gettysburg
in 1993 and his
master's degree from Western Maryland College
was one of just 12 goalkeepers invited to try out for the 1998 U.S. World Team.
played professionally for two seasons with the New Jersey Pride for Major League Lacrosse.
wife, Amy, have three children, Holly, Billy and Mary.