Brian Eisenberg is the Founder of NOC Lacrosse, Co-Director of So Cal Express Lacrosse, Co-Director of Alliance Lacrosse, an Assistant Coach for Pomona Pitzer College's Women's Lacrosse (NCAA DIII) and an Assistant Coach for Huntington Beach High School Varsity Girl's Lacrosse.
Eisenberg's women's lacrosse coaching career began In 2009. In the inaugural year of women's lacrosse at Chapman University, where he lead the Chapman University Lady Panthers to a winning record and earned Western Women's Lacrosse League (WWLL) Division II Coach of the Year honors in 2009. In 2011, Eisenberg's third season as head coach at Chapman, the team went undefeated (17 - 0) to win Division II regional (WWLL) and national (WCLA) championships, which earned him 2011 Coach of the Year for both the WWLL and WCLA Division II. The Panthers moved into Division I club for the 2012 season, knowing they would only be there one year, where they finished second in the region (WWLL) and 12th nationally (WCLA). In spring 2013, the Panthers joined the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) and competed at the NCAA Division III level, where they finished 2nd in the SCIAC and barely missed making the NCAA Tournament.
Since 2012, Brian has spent time at the youth, high school growing the game of Girl's Lacrosse in Orange County!
In the Fall of 2017, Brian joined the Pomona Pitzer Sagehens (NCAA DIII) coaching staff. In his first two years, the young team made it to the conference championship both years. The maturing team was looking to win the conference and make the NCAA playoffs in Spring 2020, going 7-0 before Covid stopped the season. Getting back on the field again in the Spring of 2022, the team started where they left off. The 2022 Sagehens were undefeated in the regular season and eventually lost in the NCAA DIII Sweet 16 to Tufts University, ending the season 18 - 1. The program looks to continue it's success in Spring 2023.
Eisenberg's coaching experience initially came from the boy''s side of the game, where he was the Director of So Cal Youth Lacrosse ("Rec"), Head Coach of Tesoro High School (2005 - 2011), Director of the Olympian Starz Lacrosse, and was the General Manager of the Relentless Lacrosse program (all in Rancho Santa Margarita). While at So Cal Youth Lacrosse, they were the biggest youth boy's lacrosse organization in Orange County with as many as 10 teams per season. While at Tesoro High School, the program made the Orange County playoffs every season, won their league title twice (Undefeated in 2008) and were ranked as high as #2 in Orange County (in 2011). Olympian Starz was the first club program in the South Orange County area and ran as many as 10 teams each season to compete in tournaments around Southern California. Relentless Lacrosse raised over $60,000 in two summers for the Headstrong Foundation, while traveling to Utah, Colorado, Washington and New Jersey, educating opponents about Non-Hodgkins Leukemia and the Headstrong Foundation. Graduates of Relentless Lacrosse were some of the first larger group of boy's from Orange County to play NCAA Division I Lacrosse.
In addition to coaching, Eisenberg has also had the opportunity to work as a team manager with two local professional lacrosse teams, the Anaheim Storm (NLL - indoor) from 2003 - 2005 and the L.A. Riptide (MLL - outdoor) from 2006 - 2008.
A Type 1 (Juvenile) Diabetic, from Baltimore, Md., Brian did not let that hold him back from excelling in sports. A three-sport athlete in high school (ice hockey, soccer and lacrosse), he played both men's soccer and lacrosse at Chapman University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in May, 1999. He also more recently earned his Masters of Arts in Leadership Development from Chapman University in December, 2015 and enjoys utilizing tools from this experience towards coaching, youth development, and running organizations. In his free time, he loves spending time with his daughter and son, body surfing, cycling, and listening to live music.