Alma Mater: Mount Olive '14
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Joshua Schwartz joined the Catawba College Men’s Lacrosse coaching staff as an assistant in the fall of 2018. He comes to Catawba after serving as an assistant at Coker last season, helping the Cobras qualify for the conference tournament.
Prior to joining the Coker staff, Schwartz spent one season with Young Harris College and two years as the assistant men's lacrosse coach at Greensboro College. While coaching for the Pride, Schwartz was the offensive and recruiting coordinator.
Schwartz started his coaching career as a volunteer assistant lacrosse coach at Saint Leo University. He served as an intern strength and conditioning coach during the fall of 2014. In the spring of 2014, Schwartz took a post at Lakeville South High School as the offensive coordinator and player development coach for the boys varsity and JV lacrosse teams. During his time with the Cougars, he helped lead the team to the most successful season in program history, amassing 11 wins and reaching as high as eighth in the state coaches poll. Schwartz coached one all-state and six all-conference selections, along with two NCAA Division I commits.
Graduating from the University of Mount Olive in 2014, Schwartz earned a bachelor of science degree in exercise science. He earned a master’s degree from Coker College in college athletic administration.
Schwartz played midfield for the Trojans men’s lacrosse team from 2012-2014. Playing for the sixth ranked offensive team in the nation, Schwartz helped lead the team to a 13-3 overall record and 3-1 league mark. In his senior season, the team earned its first ever national ranking of #14 in the USILA Division II Poll and fell to eventual national champions, Limestone, in the conference title game.
Before transferring to UMO, Schwartz attended Mercyhurst North East Community College and played for the men’s lacrosse team, a member of the NJCAA Region III. In two seasons at Mercyhurst North East, Schwartz was a leader of teams that achieved school records in wins, national rankings, and postseason
births in both seasons.
Schwartz graduated from Lakeville South High School in Lakeville, Minn., where he captained of the lacrosse team.
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