Christian Diaz was hired June of 2017 as the Head Men's Lacrosse Coach.
The 2017-18 season will be Diaz’s 10th as a lacrosse coach, including experience at both the high school and college levels.
Diaz most recently served as the Head Coach at Robert Morris University in Chicago. During his one-year tenure, the team saw an improvement offensively, increasing their average goals by one from the season before. Diaz also guided three players to NAIA All-Conference selections.
From 2014-16, Diaz was an Assistant Coach and Defensive Coordinator at Missouri Baptist University, coaching for two seasons. In his first season, he guided four players to All-Conference selections. In his second season, that number increased to eight.
During his two seasons at Missouri Baptist, his defense was ranked in the top five in the conference, allowing just 6.5 goals per game and holding over half of their NAIA opponents to their lowest goal total of the season.
In 2015 and 2016, Diaz also served as the Head Coach for several youth teams including the St. Louis Samurai, Vetta Lacrosse, and the St. Louis Shamrox Lacrosse Club. His players from the youth teams have currently committed to eight different colleges and universities for lacrosse.
Diaz’s high school experience includes the Head Junior Varsity Coach at St. Charles North from 2013-14, the Head Varsity Coach at Northside College Prep in 2012, and the Head Varsity and Junior Varsity Coach at Notre Dame College Prep from 2008-2011.