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Boys Staff & Coaches

Bill Keane- President and Director of Boys Program

Founder of Shamrocks Lacrosse Club.  Head Coach of Gloucester Catholic Mens Lacrosse.  2018 and 2017 SJ Times Team of the Year.  Over 15+ Years Coaching Experience. Past President of West Deptford Youth Lacrosse. 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 12 years.  Co-coordinates recruiting for Shamrocks high school players.  Current players recruited to DI, DII and DIII college programs.
 

John Cipriani- 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

Contact: coachcip@sjshamrocks.com


Steve Picot- Boys Head Coach

Current Head Coach 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.


Shane Flannery- Boys Head Coach

Coach Shane is currently the Assistant Coach at Eastern Regional High School.  Coach Flannery has held this position for the last 4 years and developed some top defenseman at Eastern.  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- Boys Head 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.


Joe LaTorre- Boys Head Coach

Coach LaTorre is the current Head Coach at Ocean City High School.  Coach LaTorre has led the Red Raiders to the Cape Atlantic League Championship for the past 2 years.  Joe is also an experienced soccer and football coach.  Joe has been the defensive coordinator for the Shamrocks HS Shore team for 2 years and the Head Coach since the winter of 2015.  2017 Press of AC Coach of the Year.


Eric Gendron- Boys Head Coach

Coach Gendron is the current lead Assistant Coach at Gloucester Catholic High School.  Coach Gendron also co-directs the Rams Lacrosse Camps. Prior to GC, Eric 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.  Coach Gendron is also a teacher at Gloucester Catholic HS.


Dave Gaylord- Boys 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


Kurt Loescher- Boys Head Coach

Kurt Loescher is the god father of box lacrosse in the South Jersey area.  In 2013, Coach Kurt started the South Jersey Boys Box Lacrosse League and has been offering leagues, training and more to the local youth.  Coach Kurt was also an assistant coach at Cherry Hill East High School and currently works with the Haddonfield youth lacrosse program.  Coach Kurt brings over 10 years of coaching experience with him.


Nick Reardon- Boys Head Coach

Nick Reardon is a current youth coach at West Deptford Youth Lacrosse.   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.


Sean Ralph- Boys Head Coach

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 has also spent the last 2 years as the Women's Goalie Coach for Cabrini College.  Coach Ralph has coached many players that have gone on to coach at the HS, DI and DIII collegiate levels.

Neil Weisshaar- Youth Coach

Coach Neil has been around the game for a long time both as a player and coach.  Current President of Washington Township Boys & Girls Youth Lacrosse Program.  As a board member for the past 5 years Neil has helped the program double in size, which currently includes 13 teams and 225 players.  Over the last decade, he has coached numerous club and recreational teams and is committed to growing the sport of lacrosse in the South Jersey area. 

Neil’s playing accolades include - 1995 All-American Honors, Maryland Class 4A High School State Champion, Team Captain

1996 JUCO National Champion Runner-up, All-Nation Tournament Team

1999 DIII All-American, North/South Senior All-Star Team

Matt Donnelly- Boys Coach

NCAA DI Penn State University '19 *Captain*

High School- All- Conference, All-South Jersey, All- State, All- American

Shayne Fallon- Boys Coach (Goalies)

NCAA Division III- University of Scranton' 21
Landmark Conference Defensive Player of the Week

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

Matt Wilson- Boys Coach

NCAA DIII- Stevenson University- '21

High School- All- Conference, All- South Jersey

Paz Gismondi- Boys Team

NCAA Division III- Widener University
All-Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth First Team (2018)
Middle Atlantic Conference Academic Honor Roll (2018)
All-Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Second Team (2017)

High School- All-Conference, All-South Jersey, All- State

Colin Corrado- Boys Coach

NCAA Division III- DeSales University

2019 Starting Fogo-  MAC Freedom Champs

High School- All- Conference, All- South Jersey, Team MVP

 

Michael Treude- Boys Coach

NCAA Division III- Misericordia University

High School- All- Conference

Nicholas Ellis- Boys Coach

NCAA D1- Villanova University- '18

High School- All- Catholic, All- Conference, All- South Jersey, All- State

Adam Graham- Boys Coach

NCAA Division I- Rutgers University '19

High School- All- Conference, All- South Jersey, All- State