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David Wildman 
Director of Community Engagement



Illinois State & DePaul

 Georgetown University - Master's Sports Industry Management 








David is a product of Deerfield High School where he played for 4 years and was a captain. After DHS, David played for the club team at Illinois State where he served as Captain and President in 2017. David began his coaching career with the Bloomington Warriors, where he coached until returning home to finish college at DePaul University. David began writing about the sport for the National Lacrosse League, Major League Lacrosse, and Pro Lacrosse Talk. You can find David's written work on any of those websites. David now helps grow the game in his own community as the Defensive Coordinator at Deerfield High School, and the Youth Director for Deerfield Youth Lacrosse Club. David also serves as a Lacrosse Development Officer for OWLS Lacrosse in Chicago. 

Coaching Accomplishments


Glenbrook South Varsity Assistant 2021-Present, Director of  the Glenview Junior Titans youth program 2021-Present, Deerfield High School Defensive Coordinator/JV Head Coach 2019-2021 , OWLS Lacrosse Lacrosse Development Officer 2020-Present, Deerfield Youth Lacrosse Club Youth Director 2020-Present,True Lacrosse Assistant Coach 2019-2020, Bloomington Warriors 12U Head Coach 2018 


Lacrosse Accomplishments


Illinois State Club Lacrosse President 2018, Illinois State Captain 2018, Illinois State Club Lacrosse Vice President 2017, Deerfield High School Coaches Award Recipient 2013, Deerfield High School Captain 2013 

Favorite things to do on a day off


Play video games, watch sports & write

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