The 2023 NLF National Championships drew an incredible 332 college and prep coaches to Lehigh University. National champion Notre Dame was one of 59 Division I schools to send at least two of its coaches to the event, a number that includes 16 of the 17 teams to reach the Division I tournament this year.
Virginia, which reached the Final Four this year, was one of nine Division I teams to send all four coaches to the event. Joining the ‘Hoos in doing so were Drexel, Johns Hopkins, Lafayette, Maryland, Monmouth, Ohio State, Towson and Yale.
So Many College Coaches
The Irish and fellow Final Four team Penn State were two of 21 Division I schools to send three coaches to the event. Army, Boston University, Brown, Cornell, Delaware, Denver, Georgetown, Harvard, Jacksonville, Lehigh, Loyola, Marquette, Mercer, Michigan, Navy, Richmond, Rutgers, Sacred Heart and Stony Brook joined the Irish and Nittany Lions in doing so.
National runner-up Duke was one of 29 Division I programs to send two coaches. Joining the Blue Devils were Air Force, Albany, Binghamton, Bucknell, Canisius, Colgate, Dartmouth, High Point, Hobart, Hofstra, Holy Cross, Manhattan, Marist, Merrimack, North Carolina, NJIT, Penn, Princeton, Providence, Quinnipiac, Robert Morris, Saint Joseph’s, St. John’s, Syracuse, UMBC, Utah, Vermont and VMI.
National champion Lenoir-Rhyne was one of 27 Division II teams to attend the event. National champion Salisbury headlined a 78-program turnout from Division III.
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