KingsmenFootball

Ben McEnroe

Head Coach

Ben McEnroe enters his 10th season as the head coach of Cal Lutheran in 2016. 

In 2012, McEnroe led the Kingsmen to their fourth consecutive conference championship, 8-2 record, and NCAA Division III playoff appearance. CLU also earned its first ever spot as host of a first round playoff game when the Kingsmen hosted North Central (Ill.) on Nov. 17. Under McEnroe and his staff, Cal Lutheran has gone an unprecedented 35-2 in SCIAC regular season games including winning the last 27 in a row. The Kingsmen have appeared in the d3football.com Top 25 poll for 41 consecutive weeks entering the 2013 season.

McEnroe has been a part of the Cal Lutheran coaching staff for every SCIAC championship in program history. He was an assistant coach for the Kingsmen offensive line in 1997 which featured three all-SCIAC selections.

McEnroe brings 23 years of coaching experience including stints as the Offensive Line coach at his Alma mater CLU from 1993-98 and at Division II Humboldt State from 1999-2002.

In 2003 he took on the role of Head Coach at Chaminade College Prep High School in West Hills, Calif. He took that program to the CIF playoffs four times and earned a league title in 2006.

As a player, McEnroe played as both an offensive lineman and linebacker for Taft Union High School from 1984-1987. During his high school career he earned First Team all-SSL offense and defense, and was selected to the Bakersfield Californian all-Area team. He was also voted the team's captain and Most Valuable Lineman.

In 1989 he attended and played for Bakersfield College before arriving at Cal Lutheran. While playing for the Kingsmen during the 1991 and 1992 seasons he received First Team All-SCIAC at center and Most Inspirational Player honors as CLU Football Team Captain.

Married to Kami since 1995, the couple have three children: Kassidy, Kylie and Cory. In his free time, Coach McEnroe enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and relaxing at the beach.

He has participated in multiple community service organizations, including Adopt-A-Troop, Children’s Hunger Fund, and Brownilympics.