Joel Castleman
Team: Men's Lacrosse Coach
Class of: 1987
Induction Class of: 2004

Joel Castleman compiled a 32-14 record in four years (1986-89) as the men's lacrosse coach at Western New England College that were the first four winning seasons in school history. His squad posted a 10-1 record in 1987 and captured the program's first Pilgrim League Tournament title in only its sixth year of existence. More importantly, he started the winning tradition in men's lacrosse at Western New England College that continues today. Castleman was a lacrosse official for 11 years officiating in three NCAA Tournament games. He also founded the Pioneer Valley Summer Lacrosse League in 1988 serving as its commissioner for seven years. Castleman received his undergraduate degree from Colby College and law degree from Western New England College. A native of Longmeadow, Castleman lives in Wilbraham.