Daniel Nelson was born and raised in the Valley. He attended Valley Christian High School but played for the Chandler High lacrosse team and graduated in 2012. He was a two-time Team president, Team offensive MVP senior year, two-time Golden Jersey award recipient, an active member of the Arizona Burn Lacrosse travel team, a part of the Arizona All-Star team senior year and a part of the 2010 state runner-up team. Daniel is now a student at Arizona State University pursuing a Construction Engineering degree and was a part of the Arizona State lacrosse team his freshman year.
Assistant Coach: CJ Berry
CJ was raised in Ossining New York and attended Ossining High School where he started playing Lacrosse as a sophomore. As an attack man, he lettered in his junior and senior years and was co-captain as a senior in ‘77. CJ then attended Cornell University where he played in ’78 and ’79 earning a Varsity B letter and having the good fortune to be coached by Eamon McEneaney and Bruce Arena; two Cornell Hall of Famers and Eamon being hot off of having just won two consecutive D1 national titles with the Big Red. CJ and his wife Michele reside in Chandler where they have lived for the last 18 years, and, while they are empty-nesters now, their children (26 and 29) are both products of the Chandler Unified School District.