Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Coach Nedbalski will be the Head Coach for the Carolina Hilltopper Big Horn team, a group of younger players who will travel locally to three tournaments this summer.The Hilltopper Staff is pleased to welcome Coach Zach Nedbalski to our staff. Coach Nedbalski is the head coach at Division III
Prior to heading to North Carolina, Coach Nedbalski was a graduate assistant coach at Berry College in Rome, Georgia. Berry just completed it's most successful season ever barely missing the NCAA Division III playoffs.
Before Coach Nedbalski coached at Berry, he was an assistant at Randolph- Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, a member of the ODAC Conference (arguably the toughest conference in Division III lacrosse). He helped lead R-MC to 14 wins and back-to-back appearances in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference postseason tournament in his two seasons there. Coach Nedbalski also has international coaching experience, having coached for the English Lacrosse Association in South London. He worked with the U-16 team and was involved in all aspects of coaching that program.
Coach Nedbalski attended Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina (a Division II school). He served as a two-year captain and earned the Coach's Award in 2004 and 2007. He was part of a team that was ranked nationally during his time in Charlotte.
Coach Nedbalski will be joined by Coach Dominic Koplar, the current head J.V. coach at East Chapel Hill High School. Coach Koplar has led his team to two consecutive undefeated seasons at East Chapel Hill, where he was also a student and member of a state championship team.