Upper Arlington Lacrosse

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John Carmichael - Freshman Head Coach

Coach Carmichael, a 1985 UA graduate, begins his 26th season of coaching and his second year coaching the Golden Bears.  Carmichael served as head coach for the Ohio-Michigan select team in 2000 and coached the South team in the Ohio All-Star game in 1998.  He was awarded an OHSAA State Award for sportsmanship in 2001 and was an OCC division Coach of the Year in 2008.  Coach Carmichael was a team mate of Coach Diehl and has coached two seasons with Coach Hendrickson at Hastings.  Carmichael is married to his wife, Linda and together they have a daughter and a son.  He teaches Government in the Olentangy Local School District.

Joe Cameruca - Freshman Assistant Coach

Coach Cameruca, a 2013 graduate of Upper Arlington, begins his third year coaching the Golden Bears.  During his time at U.A. he was a three year letter winner as the Golden Bears won two State Championships and two Midwest Championships.  Coach Cameruca spends his summer at Teton Valley Ranch Camp in Dubois, Wyoming.

Joe Wallace - Freshman Assistant Coach

Joe Wallace enters his first season coaching the Golden Bears.  He is a 2012 graduate of Upper Arlington High school where he was a lacrosse midfielder for four seasons and served as a captain his senior year. He has spent the past four seasons as an Assistant Coach at Jones Middle School under Coach Brett Diehl. Coach Wallace has also been actively involved in the Upper Arlington Three Bears summer program.  Joe is a leader in the Central Columbus YoungLife program.