Malone Resigns, Arizona State Seeking Coach Applicants

Following the resignation of Chris Malone the Sun Devils are immediately accepting applications for the position of head coach for the 2015 season and beyond.

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The head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils, Chris Malone, resigned from his position this afternoon.

“We have accepted Coach Malone’s resignation with a heavy heart, and we wish him well in all of his future endeavors,” said Lax Devils Director Jonathan Minder. “We have begun the national search process to find our next head coach, looking for a leader who will maintain the tradition of excellence and national prominence at the highest level of MCLA lacrosse Chris has built since he first arrived in 2008.”

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Editor’s Note: Check out Southland Lax’s coverage about Malone accepting the Los Angeles Director position for 3d Lacrosse.

The Sun Devils had a perfect season going 14-0 in the regular season, 2-0 to win the SLC Tournament and won 2 games in the National Tournament before losing in the MCLA Division 1 National Championship game to Colorado a heartbreaking 13-12.

Malone has been the head coach of ASU since 2008, making a total of six seasons. He was the MCLA Coach of the Year his first season in 2008 and again in his final with the Sun Devils in 2014. They were 93-23 under Malone.

The team is immediately accepting applications for the position of head coach for the 2015 season and beyond. This is a paid, full-time position. Qualified applicants for the head coaching position should review requirements and apply via the official job posting: Application

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