High School Coaches

Philip Pape

2026 AA Coach

  • Coach Pape grew up on Long Island and started playing lacrosse at a young age. Continuing on into high school before deciding to play football at the collegiate level at Stony Brook University where he was a 4 year starter and 2 year captain. Coach Pape has been the assistant coach for the 2024 Tri-State team for the last 8 years, helping them to become one of the best 2024 teams in the country and also coaches the winter box lacrosse program. Coach Pape is a US Lacrosse level one certified coach, and is also a certified strength and conditioning coach currently training youth and high school athletes. Instagram: @papespowerhouse

Anthony Terranova

2025 AA Coach

  • Offensive Coordinator at Seton Hall Prep
  • All-Star Coach Since 2008
  • High School All-American (Hunterdon Central)
  • 2x High School State Champion at Hunterdon Central
  • 2x Captain at Rutgers
  • All Big-East Team
  • 4x All Big East Academic Honors
  • 2x State Champion – Assistant Coach (Montgomery)
  • 2x Group 4 Assistant Coach of the Year (Montgomery)
  • 2022 Non-Public Assistant Coach of the Year (Seton Hall Prep)
  • Email: [email protected]

Hunter Rovere

2024 Gold Coach

  • Assistant Varsity & Goalie Coach at Wayne Valley High School
  • 2016 Passaic County Champion as a Player (Wayne Valley)
  • 2023 Passaic County Champion as a Coach (Wayne Valley)
  • Played collegiately at UMASS/Boston & Kean University.
  • 3 years coaching with Tri-State Lacrosse
  • 12 year player with Tri-State Lacrosse
  • All-County, All-Jacobson Division (Wayne Valley)
  • Group 3 Bob Scott Award Winner (Wayne Valley)

Alex Giaquinto

2026 AA Coach

  • Defensive Coordinator at Seton Hall Prep
  • Played 4 years at Seton Hall Prep
  • Seton Hall Prep Senior Captain (2017)
  • 4 Year Starter D-Mid at Muhlenberg College
  • 2021 Muhlenberg Senior Captain
  • Graduated Muhlenberg with a Major in Computer Science and Minor in Business Administration
  • DevOps Engineer at TaskHuman
  • Currently attending Montclair State University at night earning an MBA with a dual concentration in Management of Information Technology and Finance

Youth Coaches

Andy Bryant

2028 Coach

  • Current Offensive Coordinator at Caldwell University
  • Current Assistant Coach at Glen Ridge High School
  • Former Volunteer Assistant/Goalie Coach at New Jersey Institute of Technology (D1)
  • Former Head Coach at Fair Lawn High School
  • Former Defensive Coordinator Montclair High School
  • Former Varsity Goalie & JV Coach at Glen Ridge High School
  • Played High School Lacrosse at Montclair (2010)
  • Played Collegiately at Fairfield & Montclair State University

Jack Landel

2030/2031 Coach

  • Current Offensive Coordinator at Ramapo HS
  • 2023 Group 3 Assistant Coach of the Year (Ramapo HS) Assistant coach at Ramapo
  • 5th year coaching with Tri-State
  • Captain at Ramapo High School (2016)
  • Held Executive Board positions for the Rutgers – New Brunswick Club Lacrosse program for 5 years (Secretary, Vice President)
  • Tribe Leadership Award (Ramapo HS)
  • Played club with Tri-State for 8 years

Ryan Downey

2029 Coach

  • Head Coach at Columbia High School
  • 2024 Bianchi Division Coach of the Year
  • Former Assistant Coach at Marywood University
  • Played collegiately at Susquehanna University
  • Landmark Conference Champion 2013 & 2014
  • Played High School lacrosse at Seton Hall Prep

Bill Morgan

2029 Coach

Ross Turco

  • Head Coach at Seton Hall Prep
  • Youth All-Star Director Since 2002
  • Named To Star Ledger All-Century Lacrosse Team
  • High School All-American (Peddie ’96)
  • NJ Prep A State Champion (Peddie ’96)
  • Captain of #3 Nationally Ranked Peddie Team (1996)
  • Peddie School Athletic Hall Of Fame Member
  • Played Collegiately at University Of Denver
  • Email: [email protected]

John Hay

2027 Coach

  • Unwavering dedication to growing the game, Coach Hay is the current head coach of Newark East Side Lacrosse. He first served as a volunteer goaltending coach for two years with the Red Raiders before being promoted to assistant coach by program founder John Dudley. Coach Hay also serves as a coach and logistical consultant for Urban Exposure LC a young program focused on expanding the game of Lacrosse to the inner city of Essex County. He played his high school lacrosse at Glen Ridge High School.

Craig Wilkie

2027 Assistant Coach

  • Single game goals record at Drew University (9)