Prince Charles

Prince Charles joined the Virginia Wesleyan men's lacrosse coaching staff in the fall of 2021.

The 2022 season saw the Marlins go 5-11 overall and 2-8 in the ODAC, arguably one of the most difficult conferences nationally in men's lacrosse with teams regularly ranked in the top 20. VWU collected a 61.2% shot on goal percentage with 176 goals scored during the season. Junior Mark Sprague (41) and senior Chris Lindemeyer (30) totaled for 71 goals between the two, with Joey Rayman adding 23. Keeper Josh van Zuylen ranked seventh in the ODAC in saves on the season with 161.

Charles comes to VWU after spending the least two years as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Randolph College, as well as serving as an assistant at Princess Anne High School.

Charles is also the CEO and founder of Prince Charles Lacrosse, providing personal coaching as well as stringing services for young lacrosse players.

While at Randolph, Charles majored in Sport and Exercise Studies focusing in coaching and sport leadership. As a face-off specialist, Charles left his mark on Randolph men's lacrosse ending his collegiate career as the WildCat leader in ground balls with 364 and face-off win-loss percentage (0.568). He garnered All-ODAC third team honors in 2018 after leading the ODAC standings in ground balls (118) and the WildCats in goals (19).

Charles is a native of Virginia Beach, VA, where he attended Cape Henry Collegiate high school.