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Our Coaches

Heather Chase O'Neill


Hometown: Haddonfield, NJ
Sports Played in HS: track, field hockey, basketball, cross country
College: Syracuse University 

Athletic Scholarship to play D1 Field Hockey
Years Coaching: 12 years

Cofounded The Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation (CPWLF) in 2014
Former Executive Director, CPWLF

Full Time: Ripcurl Director and Mom

Favorite Quote: "We may not have it all together, but together we have it all."


Joe Piccolo

U12 Boys Coach

Hometown: Newtown, MA 
High School: played football (co-captain) and lacrosse (co-captain)

College: Springfield College -

lacrosse (starter for three years) 

Coaching: coached for 3 years at Newton High School


Favorite Quote: “Always expect the unexpected."


Ryan Muller

U10 Coach

Info Coming Soon


Jeanette Dunnigan

U14 Girls Coach

Hometown: Long Island, NY 
College: University of Delaware

DI Lacrosse Player

Coaching: Head Defensive Coach, St. Joseph's College Women's Lacrosse; Coach, JV High School Lacrosse; Assistant Coach, Molloy College DII its inaugural year.

Currently: US Lacrosse Certified Official 


Favorite Quote: “I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career.  I've lost almost 300 games.  26 times, I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed.  I've failed over and over and over again in my life.  And that is why I succeed." ~Michael Jordan


Maddie Salamone

U10 Girls Coach

High School:  

College: Played D1 at Duke University, Law School at University of North Carolina


Favorite Quote: 


Sienna and Brooke

Youth Coaches

These awesome lacrosse-loving sisters grew up in Maryland.  Sienna is taking a year off before college.  Brooke is a junior at VHS. Both share their enthusiasm and love of the game running drills with our youth players.


Bernard Tomaszewski

U12 Boys Coach

Hometown: Honeoye Falls, NY
High School: football, basketball, lacrosse

College: SUNY Geneseo (BA in Political Science) - walked on senior year - backup goalie


Favorite Quote: “You are what you do repeatedly."


Joe Shea

Middle School Coach

Hometown: Washington DC

Sports Played in HS: Lacrosse & Football, Cross Country

Professional: 10 years with DC Lax

Coaching Experience: Maryland Terps Football and Men's Staff, Head Coach Varsity Lacrosse BCC High School (MD), Assistant Coach Varsity Girls RavenWood High School (TN), Co-founder of Potomac Lacrosse League

Favorite Quote: “You don’t get people to follow you by demanding it with your words. You do it by commanding it with your example.”— Marcus Luttrell


NEW Coaching Staff


Are you interested in joining our coaching staff?  Send us an email with your playing/coaching experience today!

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