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Bethlehem Grad Jose Gomez Playing in FIL World Championships for Peru!!!

Netanya, Israel is along way from the Capital District, but that's where Bethlehem High School grad Jose Gomez currently is, playing in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Worlf Championships as a member of Team Peru.  After getting his start with the game at Bethlehem, Gomez gained experience playing club

Q&A with Eli Lasda

UAlbany Alum Eli Lasda Set to Play in the Lacrosse World Championships with Latvia!!! At Ithaca High School, Eli Lasda earned All-America honors in lacrosse as a junior and senior, finishing his high school career with 103 goals, 78 assists and 360 ground balls, and being named MVP and Best Offensive

Siena Alum Chris Robertson to Play in FIL World Championships with Australia

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Q&A with “Road Trip Dad” Dan Witmer

For 28 years, Dan Witmer served as head coach of the Oswego State Men's Lacrosse team, leaving the program in 2012 when the college changed the position from part-time to full-time. During his career as as a part-time head coach, the Lakers appeared in six ECAC tournaments, winning the championship in

Q&A with UAlbany’s TD Ierlan

NOTE: This Q&A with TD Ierlan was completed by Mike Tesoriero, but due to technical difficulties was not able to be published under his name. TD (Tristan David) Ierlan burst on to the D-I college lacrosse scene last year as a freshman face off specialist for the UAlbany Great Danes. It

Q&A with Mike and Corey Winkoff re: the New York State Regional Championships

Miss the Empire State Games? Check out the New York State Regional Championships!!! Mike and Corey Winkoff are well known throughout the lacrosse community through the FLG club on Long Island, and associated series of recruiting events that they operate. From 1980-1983, FLG CEO Mike Winkoff was a member of Ithaca varsity lacrosse

Q&A with Paul Carcaterra of ESPN

Since 2010, Paul Carcaterra has been sharing his wealth of lacrosse knowledge and insight on ESPN as a game analyst and sideline reporter. He has also been a studio analyst for ESPNU working NCAA lacrosse selection shows. When he’s not patrolling a lacrosse sideline or in the booth he’s covering

Q&A with Stephen Rehfuss

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Q&A with George Leveille

Following another successful installment of the Lake Placid Summit Classic, event co-founder and now Principal & Strategic Advisor, George Leveille recently took the time to answer some questions for Capital District Lax on a variety of lacrosse related topics. From its beginnings in 1990 with seven participating teams, the Lake Placid Summit

Q&A with Mike Riorden

One of the greatest aspects of the game of lacrosse is the sense of community shared by the players, coaches, families, and fans.  At the recent Lake Placid Summit Classic, I had the opportunity to meet and play with Mike Riorden, and chat with him after our games. In addition to

Q&A with James Manchester of the Canistigione Crabmen

James Manchester is well known to the Capital District lacrosse community through his many years as a player, parent, coach, administrator, board member, official, and television color commentator.  James recently took the time to speak to Capital District Lax about the Canistigione Crabmen's participation in the Lake Placid Summit Classic. Tell

Q&A with Kevin Glueckert of Team Army Ranger

As a high school athlete on Long Island, Kevin Glueckert established himself as a multi-sport star.  In lacrosse, he earned All-Nassau County honors twice, posting 40 goals, 15 assists and 60 ground balls in his senior season; and in football as a linebacker and running back established his school's single-season rushing

Q&A with Dennis Foley of the Olden Flyers

At the time of his graduation from Colonie High School,Dennis Foley was Section II's career goals scoring record holder, having put the ball in the cage 151 times from 1992-1994. He was a 2x Empire State Games participant, earned  High School All- America recognition, and played in the High School North-South Game.

Q&A with Casey Dowd

A native of Madison, CT, Casey Dowd earned All-State and All-Conference lacrosse recognition while at Daniel Hand High School.  Dowd then brought his talents to the Capital District to play for Siena College, where he became one of the most prolific faceoff specialists in the history of Division I Lacrosse. 

Q&A with John Keller of Team Pure Performance

John Keller is well known to lacrosse fans in the Capital District and beyond as one of the game's elite players. A native of Castleton, NY, Keller led Columbia High School to a NYSPHSAA Section 2 championship while earning All-America recognition in 1986. After High School, Keller attended Union College, graduating

Q&A with Eric Padelford of Tech Valley Lacrosse

Tech Valley Lacrosse Founder and Program Director Eric Padelford graduated from the La Salle Institute in the mid 90's. Although his primary sport was hockey, he played many others as well and found a love for lacrosse upon learning about the sport while in elementary schoolHis formal participation in lacrosse

Q&A with Rich Barnes

As a player, Rich Barnes was a three time All-American goalie- 1987 Herkimer and 1988/89 Cortland State. He served as an assistant coach at Ithaca 1991/92 and 1998-2004, his alma mater 1990, 1996, and 2005; and in 2006 as head coach he led Cortland State to a Division III National

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