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Stags Coaching Staff

VARSITY - Sanford Erdahl, Head Coach - Middleton High School

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Prior to being named the Head Coach for Middleton High School in August of 2017, Sanford Erdahl was an Assistant Coach/Defensive Coordinator with the Stoughton High School Boys Lacrosse program, a position that he held from 2011 to 2017. During his time as a coach with Stoughton, he was named the Madison Area Lacrosse Association High School Boy's Assistant Coach of the Year in 2014 and 2015. He was also named the Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation High School Boy's Assistant Coach of the Year in 2013. During his tenure, Stoughton played in the Division 2 State Finals for three straight years (2014-2016).  

In 2019, Sanford led his Middleton Cardinals team to a State Finals Appearance, a Big Badger Conference Championship and was also named the conference Coach of the Year.  He also led our Stags Varsity team to a Championship at the Madison Capital Classic in July of 2019.

Coach Ferd was also the High School Boy's Director for the Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation from 2014 to 2016, where he ran coaching clinics and assisted in the development of new club programs throughout Wisconsin. Ferd was the Head Coach of the Dane County Coyotes Summer 2018 2019/2020 team, who won the Madison Classic tournament. He also led the Fall 2018 Middleton Lacrosse Academy 2019/2020 team.

He was a founder of the Saulty Dogs Lacrosse Team, a summer and fall club team. Ferd was a goalie during his tenure as a Stoughton High School varsity player and has trained goalies for several years, with several of his students receiving college scholarships.

VARSITY - Josh Wollin, Assistant Head Coach - Middleton High School

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Josh Wollin is an Assistant Head Coach at Middleton High School.  Previously, he had been the Head Coach for the Stoughton High School Varsity team for seven years.  He also played his high school lacrosse at his alma mater, Stoughton.   Coach Wollin also spent two years coaching the Stoughton Youth 14U team and has continued to assist the youth program when possible.

Josh was recognized in the past with the following recognition: WLF Wisconsin Coach of the Year, Badgerland Conference Coach of the Year (2 times).  He also coached his Stoughton High School team to three Division 2 State Finals appearances.

During the Summer/Fall/Winter over the past five years, Josh has coached with the Dane County Coyotes and the Saulty Dogs programs, ranging from 12U to Varsity High School levels.

Coach Wollin has also participated as a coach in many off-season camps, including the Badger State Camp run by Army Head Coach Joe Alberici.  Josh worked closely with many division one college coaches at those camps, including Ron Caputo from Duke University.

JV - Dylan Baier, Head Coach - Sauk Prairie High School

dylan.baier@saukprairieschools.org


Dylan Baier is in his third season as Head Coach for Sauk Prairie. Prior to that, Dylan was an assistant with Sauk Prairie for 11 years. Dylan played on the inaugural team high school team in Sauk Prairie and has been there ever since. 


Some of Coach Baier's accomplishments include: 2 State Championship Titles, 4 State Championship appearances, Badgerland Assistant Coach of the Year (4 times). 


Dylan served as Vice President of Boys Lacrosse for Badgerland Lacrosse for 2 years and is a leader/advocate for lacrosse in Southern Wisconsin. 


Though Coach Baier is new to coaching Fall lacrosse, he will make sure each player gets the same attention and respect that his Sauk Prairie Varsity players receive.

JV - Jonathan Quigley - Sverige Lacrosse/Sweden Lacrosse/Milwaukee Muskies

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Jonathan Quigley will be primarily working with our face-off players to develop that crucial position. Coach Quiggs started playing lacrosse in 3rd grade in Richmond, Virginia. He played 3 years of varsity lacrosse for Loveland High School in Ohio and was a team captain.

Jonathan is currently playing for Sverige Lacrosse/Sweden Lacrosse as a midfielder & he started 7 games in the 2019 FIL Men's World Lacrosse Championships in Netanya, Israel while taking face-offs, playing wings, and playing defensive midfield.

Coach Quiggs led the U13 squad of the Flying Tigers Lacrosse Club (FKA Ambush Lacrosse) for two years and also served as a volunteer coach for his former high school program while working with the face-off midfielders.

He moved to Madison in the summer of 2019 after graduating from The Ohio State University.

2024 - Bryce Packard, Assistant Coach - Middleton High School

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Bryce Packard first played lacrosse in 7th grade with the inaugural Middleton Youth Lacrosse Club team. He continued his career as a 4-year Varsity long pole defender at Middleton High School. 

Bryce went on to play college lacrosse at Division Two Indiana Tech. While at I-Tech, he was named All-Conference as a freshman midfield defender and his teams made the national tournament during his junior and senior years.  Upon competing his college career, Bryce was a coach for several youth programs, before working as a Head Coach with the Middleton Youth Lacrosse Club.

Coach Packard was an assistant coach for the 2018 Summer Dane County Coyotes 2019/2020 team, which won the Madison Classic Tournament. He also continued to coach the 2019/2020 level for Middleton Lacrosse Academy in the Fall of 2018.

He also led our Stags Varsity team to a Championship at the Madison Capital Classic in July of 2019 and the Fall 2019 JV team to a Championship at the Top Cheddar tournament.

2024 - Kody Sutton - Benedictine University

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Kody Sutton grew up in Sun Prairie Wisconsin where he was part of the first 10U team for Sun Prairie Youth Lacrosse Club Inc. He played in high school for Sun Prairie High School Lacrosse, where he was a 2-time All Conference Athlete at LSM and a captain his senior year(2016). Coach Sutton then moved on to Benedictine University and he was named All Conference Honorable-Mention for the 2019 season. In college he was also know as a "Swiss army knife" having played and started at every position accept goalie.

He has coached and played for True Lacrosse Wisconsin and he also has 4 years of experience working as a professional stringer and equipment expert at Tama Lacrosse in Naperville Illinois. Kody says, "I have seen a lot growth for Wisconsin lacrosse players over my life and hopes to use the knowledge i have gained to give back to the community that gave me so much."

Kody is currently pursuing a degree in Entrepreneurship and will graduate in the fall of 2020.

14U A - David Utterback, Assistant Coach - Middleton High School

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David Utterback began his lacrosse playing career with the Middleton Lacrosse Club in 7th Grade. Dave was a defensive long pole on the very first Middleton High School varsity lacrosse team.

After high school, Coach Utterback went on the play for the University of Wisconsin Lacrosse Club, where he excelled as a face-off specialist.  After his playing career, Dave committed as a coach for the Middleton Youth Program for 4 years.

Dave was an assistant coach during the Summer of 2018 for the Dane County Coyotes U12 and 2020/2021 teams.

During the Fall of 2018, he was the Head Coach of the Middleton Lacrosse Academy's 2020/2021 club team.

He also led our Stags 14U team to a Championship at the Blue Ox Tournament in June of 2019.

14U A - Quinn DeLaat, Milwaukee Muskies

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Quinn DeLaat grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and moved to Wisconsin in 2009. He started his lacrosse career in 2009, playing for the Middleton Cardinals from youth through high school. Quinn played on the 2019 MHS State Championship finalist team.  He also started his summer career with the Dane County Coyotes in 2012 and played until his senior season in high school.

Coach DeLaat now attends school at Madison Area Technical College. He has also played Box Lacrosse for 3 years and currently plays semi-professional box lacrosse for the Milwaukee Muskies.

14U B - Andy Schantz, Head Coach - Sun Prairie High School

andy.schantz@shjms.org

Andy Schantz started his playing career in 2001 as a high school freshman at Green Bay Notre Dame Academy, where he played middie for four years at the varsity level. He then attended college at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and played four years at attack, starting every one of those years for the UWSP Club Team.  Following graduation, Andy then played another six years in a men's league.
He started coaching in 2014 and did so for two years at the youth level, starting with a 11U team and then a 15U team the following year. In 2015, he was named the Head Coach of the Sun Prairie High School varsity team, and he has been leading that program ever since. Coach Andy has coordinated and run several winter and summer clinics in the years since, and has also coached for three different summer club teams since 2014, including one year of SP Elite, two years of Dane County Coyotes, and has been with Stags since its inaugural season.  He led the Summer 2019 14U team to a championship at the Blue Ox Tournament.
Growing up in a lacrosse-deficient area of the state, Andy has a passion for growing the game he loves at all ages and levels of talent, and a drive to help players of all ages improve to their full potential.  His philosophy is based on having fun, improving steadily, and giving full effort in order to achieve personal success.

14U B - Todd Krcma, Assistant Coach - Stoughton High School

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Todd Krcma has been an Assistant Coach & Defensive Coordinator with the Stoughton High School Vikings from 2018 to the present.  He enjoys working on defensive strategies and developing players, especially long-pole defenders.  Prior to being an assistant, Todd was the Video Coordinator and Statistician for Stoughton High School.

Todd was also an Assistant Coach for the Saulty Dogs Lacrosse team at the high school level in 2018 and he was the Head Coach for the 15U Girls Lacrosse team for the Oregon Youth Club in 2017 and 2018.

On a quasi-personal note, Todd's son, Matt, plays Division 3 College Lacrosse for MSOE in Milwaukee and Todd is obviously his biggest fan.



12U - Joe Rocco, Assistant Coach - Middleton High School

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Joe Rocco began playing lacrosse in 8th grade as a long pole defender for the first ever Middleton youth team. As a high school player, Joe played multiple positions and lettered on the first ever Middleton High School Varsity team as a senior in 2009.

Joe started his coaching career with the Middleton Youth Lacrosse program in 2011 as an assistant coach and was the 14U Head Coach in 2018.

In Summer 2018, Joe was as a defensive assistant for the Dane County Coyotes 12U team. The team won the Lax Geneva tournament and was invited to nationals. In Fall 2018, Joe coached Middleton Lacrosse Academy's JV team, which placed in several tournaments.

Joe became the Offensive Coordinator of the Middleton High School JV team in 2019 at coached his team to a 14-2 record.  In Summer 2019, he became the Head Coach of our Stags 12U team which won the Blue Ox Tournament in June of 2019.

Joe graduated from UW-Madison in 2014 and is a Credit Analyst at John Deere Financial in Madison. Joe lives in Middleton with his wife Marta, whom he married in August 2019.

12U - Ryder Patano - Edgewood College

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Ryder Patano grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah and also spent two years of his childhood in Minneapolis Minnesota. He started playing lacrosse in 6th grade and played every position, except goalie. Ryder became a dedicated long pole defender during his sophomore year at Skyline High School. As a sophomore, he was named team MVP and he later was named a team captain. He will be starting his college lacrosse career this school year at Edgewood College, as a long pole defender.

When he isn't playing lacrosse, Ryder's hobbies are skiing, hiking, basketball, and camping. 

10U - Nick Fiske, Assistant Coach - Sun Prairie High School, Edgewood College

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Nick is a sophomore transfer at Madison college. Before Madison College, Nick graduated from Sun Prairie High School in 2018 and attended Concordia University-Chicago, playing NCAA DIII lacrosse in 2018-2019. In fall of 2020, Nick will be attending classes and playing NCAA DIII lacrosse at Edgewood College pursuing a degree in business. 

Along with being a college student, Nick is also an Assistant JV Coach at Sun Prairie High School. During the off-season, Nick enjoys training for future season and playing video games with his friends.

10U - Collin McClelland, Edgewood College

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Collin went to Howard high school in Ellicott City, Maryland. At Howard, he led his team to a state championship and was a two-time first team all conference selection as goalie. He then was a four-year starter at Lynn University, starting 46 games. Collin finished his collegiate career with the most saves in Lynn University history. He also earned all-conference honors during his junior year and his team won a regular season SSC title. He was also an Academic All American his senior year.

Collin will be attending Edgewood College as a graduate student, utilizing his final year of eligibility to play for Coach Jeremy Napier and the Edgewood Eagles.


Advisor - Jeremy Napier, Head Coach- Edgewood College Men's Lacrosse

jnapier@edgewood.edu

Jeremy Napier was named the first-ever men's lacrosse coach in Eagles history on September 4, 2019. 
 
Napier comes to Edgewood College after spending the last year as the Head Men's Lacrosse Coach at Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin. During his time with the Lumberjacks, Northland averaged over 12 goals per game and broke every major offensive record in 2019.

In 2017-2018, he was an Assistant Defensive Coordinator and Goalie Coach at national power Denison University. Denison advanced to the NCAA Division III Tournament, while defeating seven other Tournament teams that season, climbing as high as #2 in the country in NCAA D3.
 
Napier also has coaching experience at the high school ranks as he served as the Head Lacrosse Coach at both South Lyon and Belleville High School in Michigan. In 2013 he was named the MHSAA Coach of the Year, while also being named the Oakland County Coach of the Year in 2013 and 2014. Napier coached numerous players who earned All-State and All-American honors during his time in the high school ranks.

Coach Napier was a club coach for Team Total in Michigan from 2012-2017.  In that time, Team Total qualified for nationals every year, finishing 3rd in the country in 2015.
 
Napier played club lacrosse at Eastern Michigan University from 2001-2005. He was a four-your starter who earned All-CCLA honors as a goaltender all four years. Napier was also selected as the team MVP three times during his playing days.
 
Napier and the Eagles will begin competition in the spring of 2021. He will begin his role as head coach immediately as he recruits the first-ever Men's Lacrosse team at Edgewood College. 

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