ABOUT Socal Express

The SoCal Express Lacrosse has a stellar head coaching staff with years of experience to help grow and develop these lacrosse players on and off the field. 

Directors
Jon Fox

Coach Fox began playing lacrosse in 1991 while attending UC Irvine. He was team captain, twice league all-star, and MVP of the 1994 WCLL College Championship Game. In 17 seasons of coaching youth and high school, Jon has led teams to multiple Middle School & youth Championship titles, multiple High School Titles (‘00, - ‘04 Club; ‘06-’11, '14 CIF) and 2 High School State Club Championship titles (‘03- ’04). He was head coach of the OCLA U-15 select team in ‘05 and head coach of the OC Jr. World team (‘98-’01). Jon was OC High School Coach of the Year in 2007 by OC US Lacrosse and again in 2008 & 2014 by the OC Register. 

Jon has been coaching lacrosse in Tustin since 1997.  Jon has helped lay the foundations for girl’s and boy’s lacrosse teams at Pioneer Middle School, Tustin High School, Beckman High School as well as other schools within Orange County.  Jon also runs the OC Crush lacrosse program outside of SoCal Express teams.

Brian Eisenberg

Brian Eisenberg is coming off two SCIAC Championship appearances in his first two years as
he enters his third season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Women's Lacrosse coaching
staff in the fall of 2019.

Eisenberg was previously the first coach for the Chapman University Panthers, leading that
team to a winning record in the inaugural year of women’s lacrosse at Chapman which earned
him Western Women’s Lacrosse League (WWLL) Division II Coach of the Year honors in 2009.
In 2011, Eisenberg’s third season as head coach, 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.  In spring 2013, the Panthers joined the
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) and competed at the NCAA
Division III level, where they finished 14 – 5 and second in the conference, just missing the
NCAA playoffs. Coach Brian started his Orange County coaching career as an alumni volunteer
with the Chapman University Men's Lacrosse team, shortly after graduating from there in 1999.  
His first high school coaching position was in 2002 for Coach Jon Fox as the JV Head Coach for 
Foothill High School Boy's Lacrosse.  

In 2005, Brian helped found the original So Cal Lacrosse recreational program based out of
Rancho Santa Margarita, as he took his first head coaching stint for Tesoro High School Boy's
Lacrosse.  In 6 years, So Cal Lacrosse turned in to the largest youth lacrosse organization in the county, while Tesoro won multiple league titles and was ranked as high as #4 in the county late in the spring of 2011.  In the spring of 2012, Eisenberg transitioned to women's lacrosse full time and spent one season with El Dorado HS Girls’ program, where he helped the team reach playoffs for the first time in the program’s history, making it to the second round.  Since 2013, he has spent his time at Esperanza High School, where the team tied Newport Harbor for the league title in the spring of 2015 and was ranked as high as #5 in the county during the Spring 2018 season.  In this time, he also founded, and has been developing, the NOC (North Orange County) Lacrosse program to help serve youth and high school players in the broader NOC area.  In 2018, Brian also became a Co-Director for the So Cal Express Lacrosse Girl’s Club Program, serving top players from all of Orange County and beyond. 

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 2004 – 05 (indoor) and the L.A. Riptide 2006 – 08 (outdoor).  A Type 1 (Juvenile) Diabetic, from Baltimore, Md., did not let that hold him back from playing 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.  Eisenberg recently earned his Master of Arts in Leadership Development at Chapman University in December 2015.  

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Clay Eggeman

Clay Eggeman is a local product who Graduated from Capistrano Valley High School in Mission Viejo in 2017. He was a 2 time captain and 2 time all South coast league selection while also being selected as an All-American in Football. From there, Clay was recruited to play lacrosse at Arizona State University where he was a 3-year starter and was the Vice president of the player board. With his career ending early to injuries and COVID, Clay graduated in 3 years with a degree in communication. 

 

    After Graduation Clay came home to Southern California and has now coached a multitude of teams at many different levels Including Foothill High School, Trilogy National, and being the assistant director for OC Crush and Lacrosse Academy OC. Clay Has been with Socal Express since the beginning and is excited to continue to help the program grow. 

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