Several coaching changes have taken place recently throughout the state and there are many other assistant coaching vacancies for folks who may be interested in coaching this spring.
If you have any information about coaching changes or vacancies please let us know at Brian@FloridaLacrosseNews.com!
Update 1/28 – South Plantation High School is now accepting applications for a Boys Varsity Coach. We are looking for an experienced person who is interested in an assistant or head coaching position.
South Plantation is an 8A school with over 2,300 students to pull from. We have been very involved in lacrosse for over 7 years and have earned a reputation as a competitive varsity program. We are in a unique situation where South Plantation High School’s athletic department fully supports lacrosse.
Our lacrosse teams have full access to all facilities at SPHS. That includes locker rooms, weight rooms, practice fields (on site), classroom space, AV support, and you get to play in our own stadium. Our administration is very aware of what lacrosse means to the school and its students, so the sport doesn’t get treated like a passing-fancy.
If you want to coach a bunch of eager athletes that crave lacrosse please send your resume to:
Update 1/25 – Trinity Prep is has announced the appointment of Michael von Kamecke as Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach.
After a successful career at Bishop Moore High School where hewas a three time All-State player, Michael went on to play four years at Salisbury University in Maryland. His Salisbury team won two Division III National Championships. Michael was twice named Honorable Mention All American and once was Second Team All American.
Michael has coached age group and club lacrosse teams and most recently served as Assistant Lacrosse Coach at the University of Tampa.
Update – 1/16/2013 – Legendary High School coach, Jeff Goldberg has replaced outgoing assistant coach Rich Carter at Spanish River. Rich Carter has moved to join Doug Shanahan’s staff at Pine Crest.
Update – 1/16/2013 PK Yonge (Gainesville) is looking for a new head coach. This program has solid support from the administration and a great group of kids and parents. If you are interested in this position please contact John Clifford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Update – 1/7/2013 Paul Hollis is the new Varsity boys lacrosse coach at Eastside High school in 2013. Coach Hollis has taken over for Coach Chuck Rogan who stepped down following the 2012 campaign.
Coach Hollis came to Eastside as a full time teacher and coach at the start of school in 2012. He and his wife Bernadette have relocated to Gainesville from New York. Coach Hollis is a Princeton graduate where he played attack for the Princeton Tigers.
The Eastside girls coaching vacancy has been filled by Alyssa Bernfeld. Alyssa is employed by the University of Florida and previously played high school lacrosse in Florida where she was a high school All American. Alyssa had offers to play lacrosse for Jacksonville University and NYU but chose to get her education and play her college lacrosse at the the University of Florida. Alyssa previously coached at Eastside High for the girls inaugural two seasons and has decided to return to her roots to finish what she started.
Update: After five seasons as Head Coach at Miami-Palmetto High School, James Palmieri has stepped down to dedicate time to his newborn son, Pascal. Raffy Lazo has been named as the new Head Coach. Raffy was an assistant at Columbus last season, and was Head Coach at Miami-Killian few years back. He is also very involved in running a youth program in Miami. Coincidentally, both Raffy and Palmieri played High School lacrosse at Palmetto (although it was a club at the time), under current Ransom-Evergaldes Head Coach, Roy Kelly!
Tony Moreschi has stepped down at Timber Creek High School in Orlando. Florida Lacrosse News’ own Brian Davis will be the new head coach for that program. They are looking for a Varsity assistant coach and a JV head coach and assistant coach. If you are interested please contact Brian via email at Brian@FloridaLacrosseNews.com.
RJ Fuhr has decided not to return to Trinity Catholic in Ocala. They are currently looking for a replacement. Coach Fuhr has committed to volunteering as much time with the program as possible to insure a smooth transition. His business, Deep South Lacrosse in Gainesville is doing great and taking more of his time. Anyone interested in the coaching position at Trinity Catholic should contact Coach Fuhr at email@example.com.
Lake Nona Coach Anthony Biondo has left and the vacancy will be filled this season by David Grimm.
New Trinity Prep coach, James Foote, has left that position to accept the role of Head Coach at UCF. There is now word on a replacement at this time.
Chris Holly has taken over for Matt Paolona at Boca High School.
Coach Mark Ayad at Hagerty High School in Oviedo is looking for JV and Varsity coaches. He can be reached at Mark_Ayad@scps.k12.fl.us.