Coach Ian Connell is entering his fifth season with Chaparral as a Division 1 Varsity Assistant Coach.  He played for Chaparral from 2007-2010.

Coach Connell graduated from Arizona State University in 2014. While he was there, he was a scholar athlete who played lacrosse for the Sun Devils. Coach Connell was named a Captain his senior year, named the team's Defensive Player of the Year and First-Team All-America Defense on the Sun Devil's 2014 National Runner-up team.

Off the field, Ian teaches 7th and 8th grade Social Studies at Vista Verde Middle School. He continues to help foster the growth of lacrosse in Arizona by coaching at the youth level in the off season.