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Boys Staff & Coaches

Bill Keane- President and Director of Boys Program (Current 2026 Boys Head Coach)

Founder of Shamrocks Lacrosse Club.  Former Head Coach of Gloucester Catholic Mens Lacrosse- 2019,  2018 and 2017 SJ Times Team of the Year.  Over 15+ Years Coaching Experience.  Bill has served on the SJYLL Executive Board and various committees in South Jersey Youth Lacrosse League. Member of Positive Coaching Alliance and Double Goal Coach Certified.  Various Coaching positions from 3rd grade to Varsity Lacrosse in past 16 years.  Shamrocks Boys Recruiting Coordinator.  Over 150 players recruited to DI, DII and DIII college programs.
 

John Cipriani- 2023 Boys Head Coach and Co-Director

Director of Shore Programs. Over 20+ Years Coaching Experience. SJ Shamrocks Coach- White Team.  Assistant Coach West Deptford Boys Varsity Lacrosse. Olympic Conference National Division Champions: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013.    Selected All-Star Coach 2006; Garden State Challenge and New Jersey Jamboree Games. 2012 US Lacrosse Man of the Year.
Founder: Laxers4Life Charitable Organization

Steve Picot- 2031-32 Head Coach

Former Head Coach and current Athletic Director at Eastern Regional High School.  Has over 15 years coaching experience.  Courier Post Coach of the Year.  Olympic Conference Coach of the Year.   Olympic Conference Champs in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009.  Multiple State Tournament Appearances.  Coach Picot has helped develop players that have gone on to attend NCAA D1, DII and DIII Programs.

Noah Morris- 2024 Boys Head Coach

Noah Morris is in his ninth season since joining the coaching staff at Stockton, his alma mater, in 2013. He works primarily with the defense and also handles substitutions during games. 

In his seven years on the staff, Morris has helped the Ospreys a 94-37 record (.717 winning percentage), one CSAC championship, NCAA Tournament berth and NCAA Tournament victory plus four ECAC tournament berths and one ECAC title.  

Morris played three seasons as a goalkeeper at Stockton from 2010-12, making 67 saves with a 9.48 career goals against average during his career. He transferred to Stockton after one year at Ocean County College. Morris also was a goalie for the Stockton men’s soccer team for two seasons in 2010-11.

Shane Flannery- 2025 Boys Head Coach

Current Head Coach at Eastern Regional High School.  Prior to that, Coach Flannery was the Defensive Coordinator for Eastern Regional HS for the last 4 years and developed some top defenseman at Eastern.  Coach Flannery also coaches High School girls basketball and tennis.  Prior to coaching at Eastern, Coach Shane played his college lacrosse at NCAA Division I St. Joe's University.   Shane was a multi-sport athlete finding much success at basketball, football and lacrosse while in high school.

Sean Dunn- 2023 Assistant Coach

Current Head Coach- Newark Charter.  Former Head Coach at Kingsway Regional High School (13 years).  Former Head Coach at St. James High School.  Coach Dunn has over 20 years of coaching experience.  Olympic Conference Man of the Year.  Multiple state tournament appearances.  Has developed players that have gone on to play at NCAA D1, DII and DIII levels.  Former College Football Coach at Widener University.

Eric Gendron- 2027 Boys Head Coach

Former Assistant Coach at Gloucester Catholic High School.  Coach Gendron has been coaching for the past 8 years.  During the day, Coach is a former High School Health and Physical Education teacher and currently is the lead trainer at Legion Transformation Center in West Berlin, NJ.    Prior to coaching, Coach Gendron was a standout middie for NCAA DII St. Leo University.  Prior to St. Leo, Coach Gendron was a All-Conference attackman at West Deptford High School.  

Sean Ralph- Girls and Boys Goalie Coach

Current Assistant Coach- Cabrini Women's Lacrosse.  Coach Ralph joins the Shamrocks with over 30 years coaching experience.  Coach Ralph began his coaching career as one of the founding fathers of Ridley Lacrosse.  Coach stayed with Ridley for 28 years until he moved to South Jersey.  Since then, Coach Ralph has been coaching with Clearview lacrosse.   Coach Ralph has coached many players that have gone on to coach at the HS, DI and DIII collegiate levels.

Nick Yurick- 2024 Defensive Coach

Coach Yurick is the current defensive coordinator for West Deptford High School Boys Lacrosse.  Nick was been coaching with his alma mater for the past 4 years.  During the day, Nick is a family law attorney at the Law Offices of Andrew Yurick.  Nick is actively involved in the lacrosse community and beyond, also volunteering his time as a Board Member for the Gloucester County YMCA.  Nick brings an unparalleled skill set that highlights athletic and academic excellence,  attention to detail and communication. 

Tim Fair- 2026 Boys Assistant Coach

Coach Tim returns this past season after taking a few years off to concentrate on his career in NYC.  Coach Tim returns with a wealth of coaching experience with our teams, clinics and camps.  Coach Tim succesfully coached our 2018 and 2021 teams in years past leading both to strong success.  Prior to coaching, Tim was an All- American at Stevens Tech University and led them to multiple top 20 finishes.   Coach Tim is employed as an Engineer when not on the field. 

Nick Reardon- 2028 Boys Head Coach

Nick Reardon is a current youth coach at West Deptford Youth Lacrosse.   Nick brings 7 years of coaching experience from team to training, camps and clinics.   Prior to West Deptford, Nick was a standout attackman for NCAA DIII Susquehanna University where he led his team to a conference semi-final in his senior year.  Nick finished his career with 100 points tallying 50 goals and 50 assists.   Prior to SU, Coach Reardon was a All-Conference attackman at West Deptford High School.  Nick is currently employed as a full time Financial Advisor and holds a CFA. 

Brian Friel- 2027 Boys Team Assistant Coach

The 2028 boys team is pleased to welcome Coach Brian Friel to their coaching staff.  Coach Friel is currently the Assistant Coach at Eastern Regional High School.  Coach Friel was worked with face-offs, transition, goalies, conditions and weight training since joining the staff in 2014.  Prior to coaching at the High School level, Coach Friel was a do it all player for Neumann University from (2005-2009).  Off the field, Coach Friel is a teacher at the Yale School. 

 

Matt Donnelly-2029 Boys Head Coach

Coach Matt may be young but he comes with a lot of coaching experience.  Coach started out as a positional coach 5 years ago and began to develop his passion for coaching the game.  In 2020, Coach took over the Head Coaching position for the 2029 Boys.   As a former Shamrocks player, Coach Matt holds the values and attention to detail that separate our coaches.  Coach Matt holds a distinguished playing career most notably as a 4 Year Member and Captain of Penn State University Men's Lacrosse.  During Matt's final year, Penn State held a # 1 ranking in for the majority of the year.  Prior to Penn State, Matt was an All- Conference, All-South Jersey, All- State, and All-American at Clearview Regional HS. 

Dave Gaylord-2023 Assistant Coach

Dave brings with him over 30 years of coaching experience, including 28 years with Geneva HS in Central NY. During that time, Geneva won 3 state, sectional titles and had 5 All-Americans. Dave has worked with over 200 athletes that have gone on to play or coach at the D1, D2, and D3 levels. In 2007 Dave was honored with the prestigious US Lacrosse Man of the Year Award for his dedication and commitment to the game of lacrosse.

Carmen Raroha- 2029 Assistant Coach

Coach Carmen re-joins the Shamrocks family after taking a small break to concentrate on earning his Master's degree.  Coach Carmen comes with a wealth of experience including stints as the Assistant Coach at Bishop Eustace Prep, Shamrocks 2023 team and Shamrocks 2024 team.  In addition, Coach has worked many camps, clinics and training sessions for the past 6 years.   Prior to coaching Coach Carmen was a standout middie at Susquehanna University. 

Mike Filippone- 2031-32 Head Coach

Coach Mike joins the Shamrocks with an extensive background in lacrosse.  Coach, by way of Northport, Long Island,  will come on board this fall as one of the 2031-32 Boys team coaches.  Coach Mike started his playing career as a middie at Northport HS  leading his team to a NY State Championship his Junior year and as NY State Finalists his Senior Year.   Following High School, Coach Mike was recruited to take face offs for Drexel University.  He was named Captain twice, was the team MVP his sophomore year and was honored as a USILA North South All- Star game participant.   Coach Mike was 9th in the county in face offs and 11th in ground balls.  Drexel has honored him by naming him to their All- 2000's team.   Following Drexel, Coach Mike was drafted by the MLL Philadelphia Barrage.  We are excited to have Coach Mike on board to help develop our youngest laxers.

Kurt Loescher- 2030 Boys Head Coach

Frederick High School Team Captain 1996-1998

  • Western Maryland All Star 1997-1998
  • Western Maryland 2nd Team All-conference Defensemen 1998
  • NJIOLA Official 2006
  • US Philadelphia Box Lacrosse (Player) 2006-2008
  • Fann Cup Wingnuts Co-Champions (Player) 2010
  • Cherry Hill East High School (Coach) 2013, 2014
  • Cherry Hill Youth Lacrosse (Coach( 2007-2014
  • Haddonfield Youth (Coach) 2010 - Present
  • SJ Shamrcoks Youth (Coach) 2014 - Present

Matt Wilson- Boys Coach

NCAA DIII- Stevenson University- '21

High School- All- Conference, All- South Jersey

Shayne Fallon- Boys Coach (Goalies)

NCAA Division III- University of Scranton
Landmark Conference Defensive Player of the Week (2), Scranton Athlete of the Week, Ranks 6th All- time in Saves, GAA, Save Percentage

High School- All- Conference, All- South Jersey

Daniel Fisher- Boys Coach- FOGO's

NCAA DI Villanova University' 21
All Big East Tournament Team

High School- All- Catholic, All-State, All-American

Patrick O'Neill- Boys Coach

NCAA D III- Gwynedd Mercy University

High School- All- Conference, Team Captain 

Connor Fair- Boys Coach

NCAA Division III- Drew University 

High School- All- Conference, Team Captain