Steve Koudelka has established the Lynchburg College Men's Lacrosse program as a national powerhouse in his 16 seasons on the sidelines after coming to Lynchburg for the 1997 season.
second podcast with us, I just can't help but be really impressed with this coach, in so many ways.
has recorded an overall record of 182-81, including 14-straight winning seasons.
has advanced into the NCAA Tournament five times in the last eight years.
2012 was a banner year for Koudelka
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.
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 a member of the NCAA Division III 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.
In the full podcast Coach shares a ton of material on his
practice routines, drills, Rides and Clears, continuing to change and grow as a coach, and developing his
own drills to address specific fundamentals and needs.
In the 'Preview' sample below, Coach Koudelka shares a unique way to pick up the pace by changing the sequence of practice, but with a number of key elements to make sure it is game-like as well as fast and fun… (all members can check it out!) We also feature this popular lacrosse coaching technique in our 'Article' Section for your review,
Audio Preview, 'FUN-damentals, Change the Sequence 7V7 from Coach Koudelka, Lynchburg...