Coach Alex Whitten is the head boys lacrosse coach for the New Canaan High School varsity boys lacrosse team.
Coach Whitten grew up in Wilton, Connecticut where he was a 3 sport varsity athlete and won 3 State Championships in lacrosse.
He then went on to continue his lacrosse career while attending Duke University in North Carolina, where his team won an ACC Championship in 1995 and was a member of the team's first Final Four team in 1997.
After several years in the corporate world Coach Whitten opted for a major career change and got back into the sport which was so important to him through his entire life.
In his first 3 seasons coaching the Trojans he has amassed a record of 43 wins and 14 losses. During his short career Coach Whitten has coached 17 All-State players and 1 All-American player. In 2007 his Weston Trojan High School team finished with an 18-3 record and captured the teams first State Championship in Lacrosse.
In 2006 Coach Whitten was awarded Class S Coach of the Year distinction by his fellow coaching peers in the state, and was also named Coach of the Year in 2007 by the Connecticut Post.
During the spring of 2008 after Coach Whitten assumed the position of head coach for the Boy's Varsity Lacrosse Team for New Canaan High School he guided the team to a 14-7 overall recorded and to the teams first State Championship appearance since 2004.