Kyle Hart begins his second year as the men's lacrosse head coach in 2016-17. Last season, the Lyons qualified for the NEWMAC Tournament and battled Springfield College in the semifinals round. Wheaton went 7-9 overall and 3-4 in conference competition.
Hart spent the last four seasons as the head coach of Augustana College (Ill.) and helped guide the men's team to a 42-24 overall record and a NCAA first round appearance. The team posted a 14-6 record in the Midwest Lacrosse Conference for two seasons before going 4-1 in the first season of College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin competition in 2015. Hart has coached 19 all-conference selections over the past three years, including the 2015 CCIW Offensive Player of the Year.
Prior to Augustana, Hart spent three seasons as the assistant coach at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania before joining Augustana in the summer of 2010 to lead the start-up program.
Hart graduated from Muhlenberg in May of 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies with concentrations in global trade and international business. He was twice selected to the all-conference team in the Centennial Conference and was Muhlenberg’s first ever all-conference selection.
He assumed the assistant coaching position at Muhlenberg after graduation and he also served as the recruiting coordinator and worked as game manager and athletic facility monitor.