Coaches

Sanford Erdahl

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 to 2017. 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).

In 2019, Sanford led his Middleton Cardinals team to a State Finals Appearance, a Big Badger Conference Championship and was also named the conference Coach of the Year.

Bryce Packard

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.

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.

David Utterback

Coach Utterback began his lacrosse playing career with the Middleton Lacrosse Club in 7th Grade. Dave was a defensive long pole on the very first Middleton High School varsity lacrosse team.

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 committed as a coach for the Middleton Youth Program for 4 years.

Joe Rocco

Coach Rocco began playing lacrosse in 8th grade as a long pole defender for the first ever Middleton youth team. As a high school player, Joe played multiple positions and lettered on the first ever Middleton High School Varsity team as a senior in 2009.

Joe started his coaching career with the Middleton Youth Lacrosse program in 2011 as an assistant coach and was the 14U Head Coach in 2018.

Joe became the Offensive Coordinator of the Middleton High School JV team in 2019 at coached his team to a 14-2 record.

Josh Wollin

Josh Wollin is an Assistant Head Coach at Middleton High School. Previously, he had been the Head Coach for the Stoughton High School Varsity team for seven years. He also played his high school lacrosse at his alma mater, Stoughton. Coach Wollin also spent two years coaching the Stoughton Youth 14U team and has continued to assist the youth program when possible.

Josh was recognized in the past with the following recognition: WLF Wisconsin Coach of the Year, Badgerland Conference Coach of the Year (2 times). He also coached his Stoughton High School team to three Division 2 State Finals appearances.