Orange County High School Boys Lacrosse: Capistrano Valley High School Hires Cal State Fullerton Lacrosse Assistant Head Coach Russ Wilhelm As Boys Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach

Russ Wilhelm capistrano valley boys lacrosse 

New Capistrano Valley High School Boys Lacrosse Coach Russ Wilhelm comes to the CVHS Boys Lacrosse program for the 2009/2010 season fresh off an incredible collegiate season coaching the Cal State Fullerton Titans in their first visit to the MCLA National Championships… The CSUF Titans in their third year won the SLC Division II Championship and finished the year with a 13-4 record and Nationally Ranked 11th out of 134 teams. Coach Russ has also coached two youth teams to the coveted “STARZ” Cup Championship in 2008 and 2009.

He is involved with lacrosse year round at the youth through adult levels and is a positive influence in the lacrosse community. He is the Director of the Saddleback Scorpions Lacrosse program which is made up of boys from grades 2nd through 8th and serves all of South Orange County .

“I am extremely excited about the CVHS Cougar Lacrosse Program and can’t wait to help build this program into a successful and fulfilling experience for all the players and their families. The road ahead is a long one, but with hard work and dedication great things can be achieved. I pride myself on my dedication and professionalism on and off the lacrosse field. Not only will these young men become great players and leaders on the field, they will become great leaders and role models off the field”, Coach Russ Wilhelm.

Playing Experience


Eastern Carolina University 1984- 1987

1986 America East All Academic Team, Menís Lacrosse 

Starting Attackman ECU Pirates Lacrosse

Mid ñAtlantic Lacrosse Club Baltimore Maryland

Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School Varsity Lacrosse

United States Marine Corps Mens Lacrosse Club


PCA -Positive Coaching Alliance Graduate


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