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by posted 08/06/2018
Summer Fun - Team Unicorns

Several MLA Instructors and Student volunteers played in a fun and challenging tournament in Milwaukee on June 23.

Team Unicorns was organized by Coach Ferd to being together graduated seniors from Middleton, Stoughton, Oregon, Stoughton, Neenah and other high schools to end their high school careers with fun and one last set of games.

Congrats to all who participated.....and CHECK OUT THOSE UNIFORMS!!


by posted 06/24/2018
Youth Goalie Clinic



Coach Ferd and several MHS Varsity players led our youth players through the basics of goalie skills.

by posted 03/11/2018

by posted 01/14/2018
Meet Our Instructors


Sanford Erdahl

Head Coach, Middleton High School/Dane County Coyotes

Prior to being named the Head Coach for Middleton High School in August of 2017, Sanford was an Assistant Coach/Defensive Coordinator with the Stoughton High School Boys Lacrosse program, a position that he held from 2011 until just recently.  During his time as a coach with Stoughton, he was named the Madison Area Lacrosse Association High School Boy's Assistant Coach of the Year in 2014 and 2015.  He was also named the Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation High School Boy's Assistant Coach of the Year in 2013.  During his tenure, Stoughton played in the Division 2 State Finals for three straight years (2014-2016).  

Coach "Ferd" was also the High School Boy's Director for the Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation from 2014 to 2016, where he ran coaching clinics and assisted in the development of new club programs throughout Wisconsin.  He is also a coach for Dane County Coyotes, a summer and fall team based out of Madison.  Sanford was a goalie during his tenure as a Stoughton High School varsity player and has trained goalies for several years.



Sam Briggs

Assistant Coach, Middleton High School

Coach Briggs started playing lacrosse for the Stoughton Youth Lacrosse Club and continued through Stoughton High School, where he played attack.  After high school, he played collegiately at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for five years.  During his final year at UW-Platteville, he was the club President and a Player/Coach.  Between semesters at college, Sam was able to be a volunteer coach for youth lacrosse teams.




David Utterback

Assistant Coach, Middleton High School/Dane County Coyotes

Coach Utterback began his lacrosse playing career with the Middleton Lacrosse Club in 7th Grade.  

He was a defensive long pole on the very first Middleton High School varsity lacrosse team.  Pictured above is Dave with his brother, who was a member of the very first MHS varsity coaching staff.  After high school, Coach Utterback went on the play for the University of Wisconsin Lacrosse Club, where he excelled as a face-off specialist.  After his playing career, Dave commited as a coach for the Middleton Youth Program for 4 years.  Dave was recently a Coach for the Dane County Coyotes.


Bryce Packard

Assistant Coach, Middleton High School/Dane County Coyotes

Coach Packard first played lacrosse in 7th grade with the inaugural Middleton Youth Lacrosse Club team.  He continued his career as a 4-year Varsity long pole defender at Middleton High School.  After high school, Bryce went on to play college lacrosse at Division Two Indiana Tech.  While at I Tech, he was named All-Conference as a freshman midfield defender and his teams made the national tournament during his junior and senior years.  Upon competing his college career, Bryce was a coach for several youth programs, before working as a Head Coach with the Middleton Youth Lacrosse Club.  Bryce was recently a Coach for the Dane County Coyotes.

by posted 09/08/2017
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