Coaching Staff

Sam Heaton – Partner


Sam Heaton is managing partner and program director for Project Missouri. Coach Heaton grew up in Oklahoma City and played his college years at Lindenwood University. Heaton, as a lacrosse coach’s son himself, has always understood the value a coach can bring in a young man’s life. Since college, Heaton has coached for Project Missouri, Project Midwest, and MICDS, where he won 4 straight State Championships. Outside of lacrosse, Heaton is a digital marketer and lives with his wife, Skylar, and their dog, Dude.


  • First player from Oklahoma to sign an NLI
  • B.S. Economics, Marketing from Lindenwood University, class of ‘18
  • Captain, Lindenwood University
  • MICDS Offensive Coordinator, 2018 – present
  • 4x Missouri State Champion Coach