Head Men's Lacrosse Coach
Inducted into the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1993, Lichtfuss was an all-American player at Washington & Lee University (Va.) in the 1970's.
He was a three-time all-American and four-time 1st team all-South Atlantic Conference selection at the University from 1971-74. He played in the USCLA from 1975-84, earning all-league honors five times while leading the Mount Washington (Md.) Lacrosse Club to three championships.
He played on the U.S. national team at the World Championships in Manchester, England, in 1978. He later came out of retirement to play for the MILL's Pittsburgh Bulls in 1990.
Lichtfuss has served as a coach at every level of play - from youth leagues to the national team. He served as a member of the U.S. national team's coaching staff for the World Championships in 1994. He guided Mount Washington for 22 years, leading the squad to three USCLA titles as a coach while producing 11 national team players and winning 207 games (.716). He also served two seasons as general manager of the MILL's Pittsburgh Bulls and coached six all-pro players while leading the Baltimore Thunder for three seasons.
He served as a member of the U.S. Lacrosse Board of Directors from 2000-08 and has been a member of the organization's hall of fame selection committee since 1999. He is the only coach to be a member of the selection committee for every U.S. national team since 1986. Currently, he is serving as the Chair of the Player Selection Committee for the U.S. Men's National Team which will defend it's World Title in the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships in Denver during July 10-19, 2014 in Denver, Colo.
Lichtfuss is also a member of the Virginia Lacrosse Hall of Fame, Greater Baltimore Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame and the Washington & Lee Athletic Hall of Fame.
M.Ed., University of Delaware, 1978
B.A., Washington & Lee University, 1974