2019 Encinitas Mustang
Director of Coaching Rich Lucera, Boys DIA
Encinitas Mustangs Coach 2015- Current
2017 SDCLA DIIIA All Stars - Coach
TNT Lacrosse – Head Coach 2014, Assistant Coach 2013
Encinitas Pythons Lacrosse – Assistant Coach 2012
University of Delaware; BS in Civil Engineering - Class of 1992
University of Delaware Club Lacrosse Team (National Collegiate Lacrosse League) – Midfield
First State Lacrosse - Midfield
Methacton High School (Philadelphia Area) - Class of 1988.
Varsity Soccer 1985 – 1987. Selected to Suburban I All League Team, Leading Goal Scorer
1986 Member of Suburban I Liberty Division Champions, Boys Soccer
American Legion Baseball 1985
The Pennsylvania State University- Master of Environmental Engineering, Class of 1996
Seventeen year resident of La Costa with wife Kirsten, sons Nolan and Nathan. He has worked in the consulting industry for 27 years. Coach Lucera still plays lacrosse (mostly on Masters teams).
Coach Rich Torykian, Boys DIA
Encinitas Mustangs Coach 2016- Current
Chaminade High School (Long Island) - Class of 1988.
Three sport athlete in football, wrestling, and lacrosse
All league in both football and lacrosse
Yale University BA in History- Class of 1992
Two sport Division I athlete all four years in both football and lacrosse
TE on 1989 Ivy League Championship football team
Defenseman on 1989 and 1990 Ivy League Championship lacrosse teams
Participated in NCAA tournament in 1990 (Final Four) and 1992 (Quarterfinals)
UCLA Anderson Graduate School Of Management MBA- Class of 1997
Sixteen year resident of Encinitas with wife Dana, daughter Alexis, son Trey, and has worked in the institutional investment industry for 25 years
Coach Dylan McNeal, Boys DIB
4 year player at La Costa Canyon High School.
Started playing as Mustang
8th year as Mustang coach.
Coach Anthony Benintend, Asst. Director of Coaching Boys DIIIA
Encinitas Mustangs Coach 2018 - Current
Mount Lebanon High School (Pennsylvania) - Class of 1992.
Two sport athlete in soccer and lacrosse
Soccer: WPIAL Finalist and PIAA State Semi-Finalist in 1991 at Mount Lebanon, USSF State and Regional finalist / titles with the Beadling Soccer Club from 1987-1990
Lacrosse: All Mid-West 1992 (MSLA) and two-time All-Team Western Pennsylvania (WPSLA/WPIAL), graduated tied for first in all time goals and 2nd in assists/points.
Anthony holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware and is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington. He is an eleven year resident of Encinitas with wife Laura and sons Logan, Burke and Miles. Anthony currently oversees commercial banking for mid-size, privately held companies.
Coach Trevor Shaddle, Boys DIIIC
Former varsity lacrosse player at La Costa Canyon High School.
Started playing as Mustang
Encinitas Mustangs - Coach 2017 - Present
Coach Tanner Haupert, Boys DIIIB
Coach Lyndsey Wilcox, Girls White & Girls Blue