skip navigation

Our Coaches

Gary  Wheeler

Gary Wheeler

Varsity and Program Head Coach

  • High school All-American, Nike Top 205 
  • 3 years Colorado State University
  • Head Coach Overland High School Aurora, CO. 1992-95
  • Colorado High School Coach of the Year, 1995
  • Defensive Coordinator Regis Jesuit High School Aurora, CO. 1996-98
  • Colorado High School Lacrosse Association Man of the Year, 1997
  • High School Team Colorado Head Coach, 1995
  • Men's Team Colorado Head Coach, 1997-98
  • Eagle High School Head Coach 2008-13
  • TVYLL and Youth Coach 2014- present
  • Founded Sawtooth LC and 208LC in 2014
  • Rocky Mountain High School Assistant Coach 2018

Erik Anderson

Erik Anderson

Varsity Defensive Coach

Erik grew up in Meridian, Idaho and graduated from Rocky Mountain High School In 2017. After graduation, he went on to play at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York, winning the NJCAA National Championship in 2018.  This will be his second year coaching at Rocky Mountain High School as he was formerly the head coach of the JV team during  their undefeated 2019 season.

Carson  Plant

Carson Plant

Varsity Offensive Coach

Carson, a four year starter at Rocky Mountain High School in Meridian, Idaho, was captain his junior and senior year, earning the All-American award his senior year.  Graduating from Rocky in 2017, Carson went on to play DII at Florida Southern College, registering 8 points as a true freshman before returning to Idaho.  In the spring of 2019, he joined Rocky Lacrosse as the assistant JV Coach, guiding them to an undefeated season.


Nick Hawes

Junior Varsity Head Coach

Carson Douglas

Junior Varsity Assistant Coach

Photo of a lacrosse stick divider

2020 Rocky Lacrosse Sponsors



The Club is a registered 501(c)(3) public charity. All donations are deductible under IRC Rule 170. Boys lacrosse is a non-sanctioned sport in Idaho and receives zero taxpayer funding relying 100% on the generosity of the community to succeed and grow.