After an extensive search, Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach Nick Marks is happy to announced the hiring of Curt Foxx as Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach in 2017.
“Curt Foxx brings a wealth of experience to our program having served as a NCAA Head Coach.”, explained Marks. “He is a charismatic leader and tireless worker. Curt is a coach who can do more with less, which is an aspect we value highly in him. His expertise will be instrumental in our national and local recruiting efforts. He is a proven coach that brings character and experience to our program which our student-athletes are sure to benefit from.”
Curt enters his third season as the Whittier College Men’s Lacrosse program’s Offensive and Recruiting Coordinator coming off a record breaking year. In 2019, the Poets broke the school record for single season NCAA wins, finishing 13-3. This included two winning streaks at six games and seven games. The team was also a perfect 8-0 at home with quality wins over Wittenberg, Gwynedd Mercy, and NCAA Tournament Qualifier Morrisville State. The Poets also achieved an upset win over Division II powerhouse No. 19 Colorado Mesa.
In 2019, Foxx’s offensive unit tripled production from 2018, finishing 25th in the Nation in Scoring Offense and 12th in the Nation in Shot Percentage. Assists went from 120th to 83rd, and Man Up Offense went from 147th to 61st from 2018 to 2019.
During Foxx’s tenure, student athletes on the Poets offense have garnered program bests, including Nate Heritage ’20, being ranked #9 in program history in points (100), #8 in career goals (76). Ronan Dooney ’22 ranked #2 in program history in points in a season (61 in 2019), Ranking #3 in program history in assists in a season (25 in 2019), and finishing #5 in program history in goals in a season (36 in 2019). Conner Sexton finished his career in 2018, ranking #1 in assists in a season, (27 in 2018).
Curt Foxx serves as the Whittier College Men’s Lacrosse Program’s Offensive and Recruiting Coordinators. Coach Foxx brings a wealth of experience to Whittier having served as a Head Coach for NCAA Division III Hendrix College in Arkansas. Foxx arrives at Whittier after serving as an assistant coach at Chaminade College Prep for the 2017 season.
In 2011, Foxx came to Hendrix College as the program’s head coach. Curt lead a program with zero wins in three prior seasons to a 5-7 overall record and a 3-4 SCAC record. In 2014, Foxx's Warriors broke the season record for wins with seven and finished fifth in the Southern Athletic Association. In 2015, Hendrix led the nation ranked 1st in caused turnovers per game, and ranked 15th in assists per game, 26th in points per game, 32nd in ground balls per game and scoring offense. In his six seasons leading Hendrix, Foxx imprinted himself upon Warrior record books by setting every program record. He coached 21 All-SCAC selections, 59 All-SCAC academic honor roll recipients, 15 SCAC Players of the Week, and one USILA Scholar All-American. Foxx presided over 44 individual, season, game, career, and program records, and remains Hendrix College’s winningest coach in men’s lacrosse.
Foxx came to Hendrix after a three-year stint at Hood College in Frederick, Md. The Chicago native transformed Hood’s lacrosse program from a 46-game losing streak over its first four seasons (2005-08) to a 6-11 record in 2010 while competing in the MAC Commonwealth. He joined the Hood lacrosse program as an assistant coach in 2007 and was named head coach prior to the 2009 season. Foxx halted the Blazers' 5 year, and 56 game losing streak, in his first year as a head coach. While at Hood, Foxx coached 3 all conference players.
Foxx started his coaching career in 1998 at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Ill. where his teams won two state titles. He has also coached at the high school and club level in Raleigh, N.C., Brentwood, Tenn., Frederick, Md., Hanover, Pa., Little Rock, AR., Los Angeles, CA., and Purcellville, Va. Foxx earned his B.A. and acquired a double major in History and Religious Studies from Kenyon College in Ohio in 2002 and earned his M.Ed. in Social Studies and Secondary Education from Vanderbilt University in 2005. He lettered in both lacrosse and football during his playing careers at Kenyon and Loyola Academy.
Coach Foxx lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Elizabeth, his son, Evan, 8, and daughter, Emma, 5.
Alma Mater: B.A. Kenyon ‘02, M.Ed Vanderbilt ‘05