U13 National Team

 

Will Koshansky - Co-Head Coach

Will is entering his 6th season as Varsity Lacrosse Assistant Coach & Head Defensive Coordinator at New Canaan High School.   Under Will's direction, the team recorded the lowest goals against average in the history of the program (4.36 goals against) in 2013. 

Will graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012.  He played every game at Penn at either defense or long stick midfield. As a junior he led the Ivy League and was ranked third in the NCAA in Caused Turnovers per Game, garnering his team's Most Improved Player Award.  He helped lead Penn to its best record in 6 years and their first NCAA Tournament birth in the same span.  Before his senior season he was named a USILA Pre-Season All-American and was drafted by the Boston Cannons of the MLL.   His senior year in college he was voted team captain and the team's Most Valuable Player after playing both defense and long stick midfield to match up against the opponents top player.   While at UPENN he was a two-time 2nd team All-Ivy Midfielder as an LSM. 

Will currently plays professional lacrosse for the Chesapeake Bayhawks of the MLL.   Will has spent the previous five seasons on the game day roster as an LSM/Defenseman for the Rattlers.  

Will grew up on Long Island and played for nationally ranked St. Anthony‚Äôs High School.  As a senior he was voted captain by his teammates.  In high school Will was a two time All-CHSAA defenseman and won his teams award for the top defenseman. Over his two seasons on the varsity team covering the opponents' top attackman St. Anthony's compiled a record of 29-7.   

Will comes to Eclipse Lacrosse with a long history of coaching club lacrosse having coached for the Long Island Express since 2008. He also has coached at various camps across the country gaining valuable coaching experience with players from youth through high school. 

 

Chris Roberts - Co-Head Coach

Chris Roberts coaches lacrosse at Canterbury School in New Milford, CT. Coach Roberts has been the head coach since 2003. During that time he has coached four All-Americans. In addition to coaching, he is the Chair of the Math Department.

Prior to working at Canterbury, Chris played four years of defense legendary coach Bill Tierney at Princeton winning the National Championship three times ('96, '97, '98.) The 1997 National Championship team was crowned Champion of Champions in 2015.

Prior to Princeton, Chris played for Hall of Fame Coach Bob Hartranft at Farmingdale High School. He served as captain during his senior year and was an All-County selection and a runner up Academic All-American.

Coach Roberts has volunteered with New Milford Youth Lacrosse since it's inception and currently coaches the 2023-2024 team.