Bill Schmoldt – Cleveland Director


As the Cleveland Director and college coach, Bill has been a part of Cleveland lacrosse for over 25 years. He graduated from St. Ignatius high school, where he played lacrosse and hockey. He then graduated from Marquette University in 2001 with a degree in broadcast communications and a minor in marketing. While at Marquette, Bill was a four-year starter and two-year captain on the lacrosse team, being named all-conference his last 2 years. After graduation, Bill continued his career in lacrosse at Saint Ignatius High School. At St. Ignatius, he taught communications and technology classes in the fine arts until 2012 and coached with varsity, junior varsity and freshman teams until 2006.  He went on to become the head coach at John Carroll University until 2012, helping the team make the national tournament and jump to varsity status. He then coached at Oberlin College where he was the defensive coordinator from 2012-2015. In his 3 years at Oberlin, the team had its best run in 20 years, with a combined record of 24-19 and 4 all conference players.  In 2015 Bill took the opportunity at Heidelberg University to start the men’s lacrosse program, which began play in 2017. Bill was the head coach there for 5 years, coaching 4 all conference,12 academic all conference winners and holds the best seasons and records in school history. In 2021, he became the Cleveland Director at Resolute and an assistant coach at Baldwin Wallace, where he works primarily with specialists. In the last 2 years BW has gone a combined 30-7, with two OAC regular season titles, and he has coached the rookie of the year and HM all conference at faceoff.
In addition, he has played with the Cleveland lacrosse club and Cleveland Demons box team, run a high school lacrosse league for 20 years, helped with the LCA Saints youth program and helped Lakewood High school start lacrosse, as well as playing and coached youth hockey. Coach Schmoldt lives in Lakewood, OH with his two children Jay (18) and Ava (16).