Parker Anger

I was born in Washington DC and raised in Bethesda, Maryland.   I started playing lacrosse in 6th grade and went to Landon in 7th grade.  I was one of the tallest kids in my class in 7th grade so my coach handed me a d pole and said, “you’re playing defense”.  Turns out I stayed pretty much the same height so I ended up being on the smaller side for the position but I loved playing it anyway.   Landon is a relatively small school with a rich lacrosse history.  Besides playing there, I think going to the games as a youngin’ was one of my favorite memories.   Like when I was just a wee lad watching the way older Alex Cade mind the net against players like Jesse Hubbard.   I ended up playing college at Ohio Wesleyan in Delaware, Ohio.  I stayed in Ohio for two years and needed a change of scenery…like a very significant one.  I packed up and moved out west to finish school.  I didn’t know many people in SD and I hadn’t even considered being involved in lacrosse at all until I was reading the classifieds and saw a job for a head caching position at Patrick Henry.  I ended up taking the job and as a 23 year old, I was the head coach of a varsity lacrosse team.   It was an interesting scenario for me because the cultural difference between the east and west coasts was significant.   Besides falling in love with a local girl, who I would eventually marry, this was the most interaction I had with authentic born and raised west coast culture.   There was a freedom and energy unlike the east coast and I immediately became enamored with diving in to it.

What is your ideal day?

My ideal day involves my family, good beer, and cheeseburgers.

Hometown
Bethesda, MD
Current City
San Diego, CA