Coaches

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Bryan Armstrong

Playing Experience
  • HS: Clifton H.S.
  • College: Goucher College
Coaching Experience
  • Montclair State University- Assistant Coach/Defensive Coordinator (2002-2004/2008-2010)
  • Clifton High School- Head Coach (2004-2007)
  • Kinnelon High School- Assistant Coach (2010-2011)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University -Assistant Coach (2011-2012)
  • Glen Ridge High School- Assistant Coach (2013-2015)
  • Don Bosco Prep- Assistant Coach (2015-2016)
  • Madison High School – Head Coach (2017-Present)
Personal
  • Special Education teacher at Clifton High School
  • Resides in Nutley, NJ with wife, Allison, and two children, daughter-Alexis, and son-Sean
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George Cowan

Playing Experience
  • HS: Clifton H.S. – 4-year Varsity player (LSM)
  • College: Montclair State University – (LSM)
Coaching Experience
  • Clifton H.S. – Varsity Head Coach (2009-present)
  • Rizk Division Coach of the Year (2010)
  • Clifton H.S. Junior Varsity Coach (2005-2008)
  • Clifton Jr. Lacrosse Program – Volunteer Coach (2011-Present)
Personal
  • Health/Physical Education Teacher at Clifton High School
  • Resides in Clifton with wife, Marlena and three sons, George, Joseph and Jack
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Adam Torrisi

Playing Experience
  • H.S.: Clifton H.S.
  • College: Montclair State University
Coaching Experience
  • 10 years coaching at Montclair State University
  • Won 3 ECAC Championships and 3 Skyline Conference Championships at Montclair State
  • 3 NCAA tournament appearances at Montclair State
  • Ridge H.S. – Assistant Coach
  • Glen Ridge H.S. – Assistant Coach
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Dan Lederer

Playing Experience
  • University of Scranton
  • 4-year starter; team captain; All-Conference defenseman while at University of Scranton
Coaching Experience
  • Over 20 years of coaching and playing experience
  • Served in various coaching roles at Don Bosco Prep, Montclair State University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Chatham High School, and Ridgewood High School.
Personal
  • Holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Montclair State University
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Michael Diehl

Playing Experience
- Hunterdon Central Regional HS; All-American H.S. Attackman
- Rutgers University; Midfield
- Played 2 years in NLL with Philadelphia Wings and New England Blackwolves

Coaching Experience
- Currently Head Coach - Montclair HS
- Formerly Asst. Varsity Head Coach – Bergen Catholic HS
- Formerly Varsity Head Coach – Voorhees H.S.
- Assistant Coach Hunterdon Central H.S. – 2 years
- Assistant Coach – Montclair State University – 2 years

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Andrew Rosado

Playing Experience
– College: Montclair State University (Goalie); selected Skyline Conference Team All-League and Player of the Week
– HS: Saint Joseph Regional H.S. (Montvale)

Coaching Experience
– Assistant Varsity and Head JV Coach at Paramus High School (2016 & Present) 
– Assistant Varsity and Head Freshman Lacrosse Coach at Christian Brothers Academy (2017, Lincroft, NJ) 
– Assistant Varsity and Head JV Coach at Pequannock High School (2015)
– NJ Emeralds (JV Travel - 2016)

Personal
– Masters of Arts Teaching Degree in Health and Physical Education (Montclair State)
– Bachelors of Science Degree in Marketing (Montclair State)
– Currently teaching Health and Physical Education at Ann Street School in Newark, NJ

Adam Ahmad

Adam Ahmad

Playing Experience
-High School: Clifton High School (ATT, Goalie)
-College: Montclair State University (ATT, F/O)

Coaching Experience
-Paramus High School – Varsity Head Coach (2016 – present)
-Verona High School – JV Head Coach (2011-2015)
-Clifton Youth – Volunteer Coach (2009-2010)
 
Personal
-Teacher of At-Risk Program at Paramus High School
Shane Carmody

Shane Carmody

Playing Experience
- Bridgewater Raritan H.S. , 2012
- Rutgers University, 2016

Coaching Experience
- Assistant Coach- Montclair State University

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Justin Schwindel

Playing Experience
- HS: Livingston High School (Defense/LSM)
- College: Montclair State University (LSM)

Coaching Experience
- Head Coach - West Essex High School (2017 to present)
- Assistant Coach/Defensive Coordinator - West Essex High School (2009 to 2017)
- Assistant Coach - James Caldwell High School (2007 to 2008)
- 2008 Kimber Division Assistant Coach of the Year 
- Head Coach/Program Director - Trilogy Lacrosse (2012-2017) 

Personal
- Social Studies Teacher at West Essex Middle School 
- Resides in Jersey City with wife, Erin

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Dave Carty

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Jim Quinless

Playing Experience
- Played high school lacrosse at Columbia High
- Played club lacrosse at the collegiate level

Coaching Experience
 -Varsity Assistant Coach at Notre Dame High School: 2004 Season
- Freshmen Boys Lacrosse coach at West Essex High School from 2005-2008.
- Assistant Varsity Boys Lacrosse coach at West Essex High School from 2009-Present.
- Head Lacrosse Coach for Trilogy Lacrosse Club: Summer of 2014 and 2015
- Assistant Lacrosse Coach for Trilogy Lacrosse Club: Summer of 2016 and 2017

Personal
Teacher of Social Studies at West Essex Middle School

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Carl Houser

Playing Experience
- HS: Seton Hall Preparatory School
- College: Montclair State University

Coaching Experience
- Glen Ridge High School - Head Coach (2001-Present)
- New Jersey Highlight at Under Armour All-America Underclass Tournament (2014-present)
- Seton Hall Prep – Assistant Coach (1993-2000)
- 2011 NJ.com ‘Coach of the Year’
- Conference ‘Coach of the Year’ in 2004, 2009, 2010 & 2011
- Coached 9 All-Americans and 14 Division I players at Glen Ridge HS
- Coached 3 current Major League Lacrosse players
- Won 2011 Group I State Championship
- Won 2011 & 2012 Essex County Championship

Personal
- Graphic Design/Photography teacher at Bloomfield High School
- Holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from Montclair State University
- Resides in Caldwell, NJ with wife, Danielle, and two children, daughter-Jordyn, and son-Chase

Tim Jacobus

Tim Jacobus

Playing Experience
- Clifton H.S. Class of 2007— 3-year Varsity Player (Attack)

Coaching Experience
- 2012-2013: Volunteer Assistant Coach at Clifton H.S.
- 2014-2017: Freshman Boys Lacrosse Coach at Clifton H.S.
- 2-18-present: Varsity Assistant Coach at Clifton H.S.

Personal
- Graduate of Rutgers University
- 8th Grade Mathematics Teacher at Christopher Columbus Middle School