Coach Bates has been Episcopal's Head Varsity Boys Lacrosse Coach since 2016. Chris brings a wealth of collegiate-level coaching experience as the former Head Coach at Princeton University (2010-2016) and the Head Coach at Drexel University (2000-2009). Prior to being named head coach, he also served as the Assistant Coach at Drexel University (1993-1999). Coach Bates led his teams to five league or conference championships with two NCAA appearances. As a player at Dartmouth College, Coach Bates earned All-Ivy attackman twice. Following graduation, he competed in the NLL for seven seasons with the Philadelphia Wings (1992-1999) and was named All Pro (1996).