The Colorado State University men’s lacrosse team has added two new coaches to bolster their staff heading into the 2016-17 season.
John Belleau – Assistant Coach / Defensive Coordinator
John Belleau joins the CSU men’s lacrosse team after six years coaching at Windsor High School. Belleau is a native of Fort Collins, where he attended Poudre High school and played for the Fort Collins Vipers. He was named an All Conference defenseman in 2004 & 2005 before continuing his playing career at NCAA DIII Ohio Wesleyan University. Belleau helped OWU earn the NCAC Conference Championship in 2007. Belleau returned home after graduating from college in 2009 and immediately began his coaching career with Fort Collins Unified. He spent two seasons as the Assistant Head Coach with FCU, helping the team to state quarterfinals appearances in 2010 & 2011. Belleau began coaching at Windsor High School in the fall of 2011, becoming the head coach of the program in 2012. He led the program to its first ever appearance in the state tournament in spring 2013. The team earned berths in the state tournament every year of Belleau’s tenure as head coach, including an appearance as the 4-seed in 2016 CHSAA 4A Boys Lacrosse Championship. His additional coaching stops include Windsor Copperheads Youth, Rams Lacrosse Club, Frontier Starz, and 3d Select. Coach Belleau will join the CSU men’s lacrosse team as the Defensive Coordinator for the 2016-17 season.
Dan Caddoo – Assistant Coach
Dan Caddoo comes to the CSU men’s lacrosse after concluding his college playing career at NCAA DII Colorado Mesa University. Caddoo is a native of Fort Collins, where he attended Fort Collins High School and played for the Fort Collins Vipers. He was twice named to the All Front Range League Team before continuing his playing career at Colorado Mesa University. At CMU he helped the team win three conference championships (2013, 2014, 2016). Caddoo was named to the WILA All Conference Teams in 2013 & 2015, and was named to the RMAC Preseason All Conference Team in 2016. Caddoo’s coaching experiences includes stops with LXTC and Wild Lacrosse. Coach Caddoo will join the CSU men’s lacrosse team as an Assistant Coach.
Colorado State University will retain their Head Coach, Ted Fifield, and Head Assistant Coach / Offensive Coordinator, Brandon Hulett. The coaching staff is looking forward to an exciting fall ball season as the players return to campus for the 2016-17 academic year.