The Northern California Chapter of US Lacrosse named Chris Packard of St. Ignatius, "Coach of the Year." He has been the Head Coach at St. Ignatius College Prep since the 2009 season and was an Assistant Coach prior to that. During his tenure as Head Coach, his overall W-L record is 81-7, a winning percentage of over 92%.
As a college player, Coach Packard played for Cornell, where he captained the team his Senior year. Beyond his experience as a player and his record as a Head Coach, he is an inspirational coach, a fiery leader, and engenders the deep affection of his players.
Being named the NorCal Chapter's Coach of the Year is a most deserved honor.