It is with great excitement that Zeid Rawahneh has accepted the position boy head boys lacrosse coach at Big Walnut High School pending board approval. Coach Rawahneh is eagerly excited to get started coaching the players and planning for the upcoming season.
Coach Michael Brunner stepped down after last season to continue his graduate studies.
Coach Rawahneh will be taking over a program coming off of their best season in school history that graduated several dynamic seniors with several key underclassmen returning.
Coach Rawahneh grew up in Westerville, Ohio and is a proud graduate of Westerville South High School. While at Westerville South, he starred in both lacrosse and hockey. On the lacrosse field, He was a two-year starting varsity goalie and was a team captain as a senior. After graduating, he chose to further his academics at The Ohio State University, where he majored in Communications and graduated in 2017.
Rawahneh has been coaching at Big Walnut for the last two years as the assistant coach for the boy’s team. While at Big Walnut, he helped transform the defense for the Eagles. In 2019, he was part of the boy’s team that set many program records, including wins with 12. Coach Rawahneh was recognized for his efforts, as he was nominated for Assistant Coach of the Year in the team’s region. Rawahneh excels at communicating with his players and motivating them with his passion both on and off the field.
Off the lacrosse field, Rawahneh is still a resident of Westerville, Ohio and works in HR. When he’s not coaching, he can be found watching sports, as he is a huge Cleveland sports fan. He can also be found playing golf or spending time with his family and friends.
Lacrosse is a growing sport in the Big Walnut Community with a strong youth program that continues to develop the lacrosse program at the youth level. Coach Rawahneh has been working with our youth lacrosse program for most of the summer and is prepared to take the high school/youth sports relationship to the next level.