Lacrosse - Boys' Varsity
Young, positive, and enthusiastic, C. J. began his high school coaching career for the WHUC’s in 2019, but he had already had success coaching in several youth programs prior to joining Coach Lisooey’s staff. As he says: “Lacrosse will always be a part of my life and runs deep in my blood.” Both his father and his brother also played college lacrosse, which is a normal part of life in the Francisco family.
A 2014 graduate of Arthur L. Johnson HS in Clark, C. J. earned his college degree from Georgian Court in 2018. A 4-year letter-winner in football and lacrosse at Johnson, his first college athletic experience was with the lacrosse team at Union County College. While at UCC he received offensive MVP player awards both years, and achieved junior college All American status his sophomore season.
Transferring to Georgian Court University in Lakewood C. J. continued his lacrosse career as an indispensable leader with on the University’s first Men’s Lacrosse team.