David Diaz - Assistant CoachUpdated Thursday August 25, 2016 by Lovejoy Leopards Lacrosse.
Assistant Coach – High School Varsity
David Diaz is an Assistant Coach for the Lovejoy Leopards Lacrosse High School Varsity team. David joined the Lovejoy Leopards Lacrosse program in 2012 and has served as a coach and board member.
David is a U.S. Lacrosse Level 3 Certified Men’s Coach and a U.S. Lacrosse Level 2 Certified Program Administrator, each of which are the highest levels of certification awarded by U.S. Lacrosse. David is one of only three individuals that hold such dual certifications in Texas.
From 2014 to 2016, David was an Assistant Coach for the Lovejoy Leopards 7th/8th grade Black Team. He was also the Head Coach of the Lovejoy Leopards 7th/8th grade Red Team for the 2016 Spring season, the team’s inaugural season. David worked closely with the defense, face-off units, and the goalies of both teams. During this period, neither team had a losing regular season record and all made the Dallas – Ft. Worth Metroplex area city league playoffs each season. The Black Team reached the championship game in back-to-back years and won the DII Championship in 2016. The Red Team reached the DIII semi-final playoff game.
David was also an Assistant Coach with Plano United Lacrosse – a summer select program for high school players. In addition to coaching, David has organized and run various lacrosse clinics and programs in the DFW area.
David is a native Texan and grew up in El Paso, Texas. In high school, David lettered in both football and swimming. In addition to coaching lacrosse, David has coached football and girls’ softball. David is a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso and the Texas Tech University School of Law. While in law school, David served on the NCAA Subcommittee on Governance and Commitment to Rules Compliance and interned with the Texas Tech University Athletics Compliance Director.