Miles has been the head coach at San Clemente for five years and led the Tritons to the county semifinals this year, losing against eventual champion Corona del Mar.
Miles will take over a program that has a 123-54 record and a 43-5 Trinity League mark since starting up in 2002.
Now it will be up to Miles to continue the tradition.
“I am excited for this next phase of Tartan lacrosse under Coach Miles leadership,” Maga said. “The program will continue to thrive with his outstanding knowledge of lacrosse and passion for the game. I look forward to him joining our athletic department.”
Coach Miles is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a three-time All American, a member of the 1990 U.S .World Champion Lacrosse Team USA and the 1986 Lt. Donald McLaughlin Award winner as midfielder of the year, Maga said.
Miles, in a statement, said:
“I am very proud to be selected as the next lacrosse coach at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School. It is very exciting to be hired by this prestigious academic institution and I am humbled by the honor. I look forward to the challenge and will do my very best to continue to grow and foster the great lacrosse tradition that has been established at St. Margaret’s.”
Coach Miles is a retired Marine who came to San Clemente after serving 20 years as a Marine Corps Fighter Pilot. Miles started the San Clemente lacrosse program in 2008. and led the Tritons to a 64-26 record in five seasons. San Clemente was the South Coast League co-champion in 2009 and 2010.
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