Jeremy Frosch will begin his second season as an assistant coach at Lindenwood in 2020. Frosch was hired in August of 2018 as the team's part time assistant coach and offensive coordinator.
In 2019, Lindenwood matched its best start in program history, winning each of its first five games, including a 16-10 season-opening victory over No. 10 Colorado Mesa. After beginning the season unranked in the USILA poll, Lindenwood quickly elevated itself to the 10th-ranked team in NCAA Division II. The Lions finished the season with a 10-5 record, the fourth time Lindenwood reached double-digit wins during its NCAA era. Lindenwood ended the year as the 17th-ranked team in the country, Along with its victory over No. 10 Colorado Mesa, the Lions also knocked off No. 19 Tampa. Lindenwood completed the season with a 7-2 record from Hunter Stadium, the most single-season home wins in the program's NCAA era.
Frosch comes to Lindenwood after three years as the head coach of Dunlap High School in Peoria, Ill. During his time at the helm of Dunlap he lead the Eagles to an overall record of 44-13, with three consecutive playoff appearances. Frosch coached 11 all-conference players, and had five NCAA college commits. Frosch lead Dunlap to tournament championships at the 2016 Marmion Classic and the 2017 Hampshire Small Town Throwdown.
Prior to his coaching career, Frosch attended the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) where he studied Exercise Science, and started as a midfielder for the lacrosse team. Frosch would then go on to graduate from Missouri Valley College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. While at Missouri Valley, Frosch was midfielder and a team captain. Frosch earned all-conference honors in both his junior and senior seasons, while helping lead the team to its first two conference championships in program history.
Frosch is a native of Ocean Springs, Miss., where he attended Ocean Springs High School. He currently lives in St. Charles , Mo. with his wife and son.
Nick Bonastia is entering his first season as an assistant coach with the Lindenwood men's lacrosse team in 2020.
Prior to coming to Lindenwood, Bonastia spent two seasons as the assistant coach and defensive coordinator at Elmhurst College. In his two seasons at Elmhurst, the Bluejays had their two best seasons in program history. In 2019, Bonastia coached the Bluejays to its first-ever CCIW Tournament Final. The Bluejays posted an 11-6 overall record. Following the 2019 campaign, Bonastia guided defender Eric Langston to all-region and All-America honors.
In 2018, Elmhurst finished the season with a 13-3 overall record and rattled off nine consecutive victories. The Bluejays placed second in the CCIW with a 5-1 record while also qualifying for the CCIW Tournament for the fourth straight season. Bonastia had four players on the defense land on the all-conference team, including defenders Trent Nyberg and Eric Langston, who each received all-region honors.
During his playing career at Elmhurst, Bonastia was a two-time all-conference selection at goalkeeper. A four-year starter in goal, he finished his career as Elmhurst's career record holder in ground balls, saves, wins, and goals against average.