HLC Coaching Staff
Coach Franklin is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and played under legendary coach Henry Ciccarone. After graduating college, Haswell stayed involved in lacrosse playing and then coaching for Team Toyota, a storied post-graduate club that includes the Gait brothers as alumni. Haswell continued to coach as an assistant for Team Canada in four World Championships through the 90’s while serving as Head Coach at Spaulding High School. Coach Franklin was also instrumental from moving Villa Julie (now Stevenson University) from a club team to a Division III NCAA sanctioned program. Coach Franklin also served as an assistant at Loyola University under Coach Dave Cottle and has coached numerous club teams. He is well-known and highly regarded in the lacrosse world and will be an invaluable asset for our high school players in the recruiting process. Coach Franklin currently serves as MIAA Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s Head Lacrosse Coach.
Coach Cassard played midfield for Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS ~ Switched to defense during his collegiate career at St. Mary’s College, 4-year starter, 2x Captain, MVP award ~ Continues to play post-collegiate club lacrosse & participated in the 2014 World Games~ 20+ years of coaching experience at the Youth, Club and College levels ~ Club & College goalie instructor.
Coach Barnett is a USA Lacrosse Certified coach (Level-2) and Positive Coaching Alliance Certified coach active in coaching youth lacrosse for boys aged 4-14 years at the Rec and Club level since 2009. Played attack for Dulaney HS. Played midfield and attack during his collegiate career at West Virginia University and the University of Colorado, 4-year college starter, 3x Captain. Played on multiple elite club teams post college. Continues to play in and manage multiple field and indoor/box lacrosse leagues year-round.
Coach Seider played midfield at Easton High HS ~ College club and post-collegiate club play ~ 35+ years of coaching experience at Youth, Club and High School levels ~ Junior A 2x Maryland State Champions (’09 and ’17) ~ Volunteer Assistant Offensive Coordinator, Hereford HS Junior Varsity ~ Past board member of US Lacrosse, Greater Baltimore Chapter ~ USA Lacrosse Level 3 & PCA certified.
Coach Fanzone played midfield for Hereford HS, State Championship, All-County ~ Switched to defense during his collegiate career at Princeton University, 2x NCAA National Champions, Howard Award Recipient ~Post-collegiate club lacrosse play ~ 10+ years of coaching experience at the Youth & Club levels ~ USA Lacrosse & PCA certified.
Coach Martino played for Canandaigua Academy, 2x 1st Team All-Star ~ Continued career at Washington College, 2x 1st Team All-American Midfield, USILA North-South All Star game ~ Played 9 Seasons Professional Major League Indoor Lacrosse, Pittsburgh Bulls & Baltimore Thunder ~ Captain, All-Pro Team & All-Century Team, Baltimore Thunder ~US Lacrosse Greater Rochester Hall Of Fame ~ Washington College Hall Of Fame ~ US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Hall Of Fame ~ 20+ years of experience coaching at the Youth, Club & College levels ~ Served as All-American Lacrosse Camp Director, 15 years ~ USA Lacrosse & PCA certified.
Coach Walter has extensive experience coaching youth and high school sports including lacrosse, wrestling and football ~ USA Lacrosse & PCA certified.
Coach Bryant played attack for Hereford HS where he was a 4 year varsity starter. His lacrosse accolades include 3x State Champion, 1st Team All-County, 1st Team All-Metro, Baltimore Sun Player of the Year, 2x US Lacrosse HS All-American, Under Armour High School & Underclassman All-American. Rustin continued his playing career at University of Maryland. He has 5+ years of coaching experience at the Youth Rec & Club levels and is USA Lacrosse & PCA certified.
Coach Bush played lacrosse and football for Mount Saint Joseph HS ~ Post graduate club play ~ 10+ years of experience coaching Youth & Club lacrosse and soccer teams ~ USA Lacrosse & US Soccer and PCA certified coach.
Coach McNeal played in goal for Hereford HS, 4x State Championships ~ Continued career playing for Salisbury University Club Team ~ Coaching experience includes Youth & Club lacrosse.
Coach Pritchett played defense for Gilman School, 1st Team All-Metro ~ Completed collegiate career at University of Maryland ~ Candidate for the 1990 USA National team ~ 30+ years of coaching experience at the Youth, Club, High School & College levels ~ Past board member of US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter ~ Selector for 1994, 1998 & 2002 USA National teams ~ USA Lacrosse Level 3 & PCA certified.
Coach Pritchett played midfield for Hereford HS, 3x State Champions, 2x 1st Team All-County, 2x 2nd Team All-Metro, All-State, US Lacrosse All-American ~ Continued playing career at Stevenson University, 2x MAC Commonwealth Second Team All-Conference ~ 5+ years of experience coaching Youth & Club lacrosse teams. USA Lacrosse and PCA certified coach.
Coach LaMonica played both football (quarterback) and lacrosse (midfielder) at Calvert Hall HS, 4x letterman in lacrosse, 2x Best of Maryland vs. Best of New York All-Star Game ~ US National Team member 1999, World Champions ~ Continued playing career for University of Maryland, 4-year starter, All-ACC honors ~ Played professionally in the MLL for the New Jersey Pride, Denver Outlaws and San Francisco Dragons ~ Assistant Coach for the Towson University Women’s Lacrosse Team, 5 years, 3x CAA title, 3 NCAA tournament appearances.
Coach Fuller was named to the Washington College Athletic Hall of Fame where he was a three-time All-American and one of the most prolific goal scorers in Washington College men’s lacrosse history. He scored between 35 and 42 goals in each of his four seasons for a career total of 159. He was also named a North-South Senior All-Star and played for the 1998 NCAA Division III National Championship team and the 1996 and 1997 NCAA Division III National Finalist teams.
Coach Kip played midfield for the University of Maryland, and is a 3x All-American midfielder. After graduation he continued his lacrosse career playing professionally with the MLL Chesapeake Bayhawks and the NLL Baltimore Thunder. Kip Fulks is a Co-Founder of Under Armour.
Coach Pisano played defense in HS, Upstate NY ~ Continued athletic career playing football for Bucknell University and club lacrosse during summers ~ Coached both college football (defensive line) & college lacrosse (defensive coordinator) ~ 10+ years of experience coaching girls & boys Youth & Club teams ~ Served as 1st Girls Director for HLC ~ USA Lacrosse & PCA certified.
Coach Gobell played in goal for Dulaney HS, 2x State Champions ~ Continued career playing for University of Maryland Club Team, 4 year starting goalie ~ Post-collegiate club lacrosse play ~ 12+ years of coaching experience at the Youth & Club levels ~ 10+ years of coaching goalies ~ USA Lacrosse & PCA certified, USA Lacrosse Fundamentals of Goalkeeping Certified.
Campbell Carr – Cabrini University, Defense
Joey Chestnutt – Towson University, Midfield/FO
Scott Middleton – Loyola University, LSM
JD Nozemack – Mary Washington University, Attack
Joe Patti – Towson University, Defense