The Lacrosse Master's annual Florida Prospect Camp is unlike any camp in the country. Eleven HEAD coaches and three assistant coaches from some of the world's finest academic institutions will be on staff for the duration of the camp. The make-up of our World-Class staff and the institutions they represent is unprecedented. Nowhere will you find a camp staffed by this many Head Coaches from both top lacrosse programs and the best academic institutions in the world. Our camp is designed to provide every participant with the best instruction and Guaranteed Exposure to many of the nation's most well respected NCAA Division I & III lacrosse coaches from the world's best academic institutions.
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This Prospect Camp is open to ANY and ALL players in the 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 graduation years.
Taylor Mendoza joined the Amherst College men's lacrosse coaching staff in September of 2015 and begins his first year as the team's recruiting coordinator in 2016-17.
Mendoza joins the Amherst lacrosse program after previously serving as an assistant coach at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. under the direction of head coach Patrick Hart (a former assistant at Amherst) since 2013. While at Skidmore, Mendoza served as the lone full time assistant coach and was in charge of instructing the offensive, faceoff, extra-man, and midfield units. He also oversaw film breakdown, scouting reports, player development, travel logistics, and organizing of prospect events.
Mendoza is a 2013 graduate of SUNY Cortland where he was a three-year member of the Red Dragons lacrosse program as a midfielder playing for head coach Steve Beville. During his career at Cortland, the Red Dragons amassed a 56-5 overall record, reaching the NCAA quarterfinals in 2011, the NCAA championship game in 2012, and the NCAA semifinals in 2013. Mendoza appeared in 54 games at Cortland, collecting 16 Goals, and 5 assists in his career. He graduated with a degree in Business and Economics.
Mike Silipo was named an assistant coach of the men's lacrosse program on Sept. 1, 2016.
Silipo joined the Terriers after spending the last three seasons as an assistant at Ithaca College, his alma mater. There, he served as defensive coordinator and helped guide the Bombers to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances, including a berth in the quarterfinals last year.
In addition to his defensive responsibilities, Silipo was instrumental in improving Ithaca’s offense over his tenure there. The Bombers ranked 76th in the country in scoring offense prior to his arrival, but finished last season with an average of 16.91 goals per game, good for third in the NCAA.
Prior to his stint at Ithaca, Silipo coached for two seasons at Williams College. He spent the first of his two campaigns at Williams as the defensive coordinator before shifting roles and leading the offense the following year. In 2013, he also took over duties as the program’s recruiting coordinator, film coordinator and faceoff coach.
In June of 2012, Jason Archbell was named head coach of the Bowdoin men's lacrosse program. In 2016, Archbell led the Polar Bears to a 12-5 record and third overall seed in the NESCAC tournament. Archbell's squad had five players recognized as All-NESCAC selections, including Rookie of the Year, while being named Coach of the Year for the 2016 season.
Archbell spent the previous two seasons as an assistant at Penn, where he served as a defensive assistant and recruiting coordinator. The Quakers enjoyed one of their finest seasons in 2011, posting an 8-7 mark and reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2006. In 2012 Penn played one of the most difficult schedules in Division I and, despite a losing record, earned wins versus ranked North Carolina and Harvard.
He comes to Bowdoin with extensive Division III experience. A 2002 graduate of Hampden-Sydney, his coaching resume includes stops at Washington & Lee, Denison, Kenyon and Virginia Wesleyan.
Archbell played his college lacrosse at Hampden-Sydney College, captaining the squad his senior year. The Tigers made three NCAA Championship appearances and won the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) once during his career. Archbell was a two-time All-ODAC defenseman and earned honorable mention All-America as a senior.
Mike Daly, who guided the Tufts University men's lacrosse program to three NCAA National Championship titles while boasting the nation's highest scoring offense, was named the head men's lacrosse coach at Brown University on July 1, 2016.
Daly posted a record of 244-83 in 18 seasons as head coach at Tufts, with nine NCAA Tournament appearances and seven NESCAC titles. His Tufts teams won national championships in 2010, 2014 and 2015.
Daly is among the top 10 active coaches for winning percentage and is in the top 20 for victories. Among all-time DIII coaches, he is in the top 10 for winning percentage and top 30 for wins.
A two time USILA F. Morris Touchstone National Coach of the Year (2010 and 2014), Daly's teams have won 20 or more games four times and made five appearances in the national championship game.
A 1995 Tufts graduate, Daly was a two-sport athlete for the Jumbos, and received a Masters in Education from Tufts in 1997. He and his wife Norah, have a daughter, Fiona, and son, Liam.
Guy Van Arsdale, a veteran coach and former NCAA Player of the Year, has been named head coach of the Colby College men’s lacrosse program.
Most recently at Division 1 Jacksonville University, Van Arsdale has also been head coach at Colorado College and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) at the Division III level, and coached professionally with the Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse.
A member of a storied lacrosse family, Guy’s father, William Van Arsdale, and his brother, Marc, also were inducted into the Hobart Athletics Hall of Fame. Hobart lacrosse has the Van Arsdale Award in honor of all three Van Arsdales for a lacrosse player whose scholarship, leadership, and determination have proved to be superior. Marc is a new assistant lacrosse coach and offensive coordinator at Loyola University Maryland after spending the past 15 years at University of Virginia.
Scott Barnard is in his 10th year as the head men's lacrosse coach at Hamilton College. Barnard has a 66-63 record at Hamilton and he has guided the Continentals to the postseason in three of the last four years.
Barnard has mentored a pair of All-Americans in his Hamilton coaching career, including a player that made the first team in 2012. His athletes have received 28 all-conference honors and a NESCAC Player of the Year award. Five of his players have participated in the North-South Senior All-Star Game and four have made the Scholar All-America Team.
Barnard was the head coach at Herkimer County Community College (HCCC) from 2004 to 2006. He won national championships as a head coach, assistant coach and player at the National Junior College Association of America Division III school located in nearby Herkimer.
Barnard guided HCCC to a national title in 2005 and the national championship game in 2004. His record was a sparkling 46-7 (.868 win pct.) as a head coach. He was an assistant at the school from 1996 to 2003 and helped HCCC win a Division III crown in 2003. Barnard coached at SUNY Cortland for two years prior to returning to Herkimer in August 1996.
Barnard has a bachelor's degree in physical education and he earned his master's in education from Cortland. He resides in Chittenango with his wife Courtney and their four children: Collin, Brooke, Caleb and Brendon.
Chris Wojcik ’96 has returned Harvard to the national stage in his six years as the Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Lacrosse.
Harvard reached the title game of the Ivy League Tournament in 2016 after knocking off top-seeded and second-ranked Brown in the semifinal, 13-12. That victory was one of three for the Crimson over a nationally ranked opponent, with Harvard also defeating then No. 4 Duke, 14-9, and then No. 20 Villanova, 13-12. The win over the Wildcats came in the season opener in overtime as the Crimson became just the second team in NCAA history to win three-consecutive games in overtime. At the conclusion of the year Bobby Duvnjak (third team), Devin Dwyer (third team), and Joe Lang (honorable mention) were named to the USILA All-America teams, with a total of six individuals garnering All-Ivy League honors.
In 2014 the Crimson did what no other team had done in 24 years, winning the program’s first Ivy League championship since 1990 with a 5-1 conference record. By virtue of its regular season title, the Crimson earned the right to host the Ivy League Tournament at Harvard Stadium, where it advanced to the tournament final for the second time in program history. The feat helped earn Harvard an at-large berth to the NCAA tournament, its first since 2006 and sixth overall, while elevating the Crimson to a ranking of 11th in the nation. Harvard finished the year off with a 10-7 overall record, an impressive 7-1 mark in Cambridge, four wins over ranked opponents, and seven selections to the All-Ivy League teams, the second most in program history. Additionally, Devin Dwyer and Bobby Duvnjak garnered USILA All-America honorable mention honors, and Wojcik was tabbed as the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Coach of the Year.
In addition to his honors on the lacrosse field, Wojcik served as captain of the Harvard soccer team, earning two All-Ivy League honors and leading the team to an Ivy League title and an NCAA tournament appearance in the fall of 1994. Prior to graduation, Wojcik was named the winner of Harvard’s Bingham Award, presented to the top male student-athlete in the senior class.
Wojcik and his wife, Kathryn, have two children, Jack and Clare.
Campbell enters his 11th season as head coach of the men's lacrosse program at Middlebury. In his first five seasons, he continued the post-season tradition, leading the team to its 14th-consecutive (15th overall) trip to the NCAA Tournament in 2011. The team captured the 2007 NESCAC title and earned the tournament's top seed in 2013. Campbell owns a career record of 115-57 through his first 10 seasons.
Prior to his three seasons with the Camels, Campbell served as an assistant coach at Notre Dame for two seasons. During his stint in South Bend, he helped the Irish become one of the top-10 defensive teams in Division I lacrosse. The squad finished the 2002 and 2003 seasons as co-champions of the Great Western Lacrosse League. His duties included recruiting coordination and working with the goalkeepers.
A 2000 graduate of Middlebury, Campbell enjoyed tremendous success with the Panther program as a player and later as an assistant coach. His teams went 52-10 while he was a player, winning the ECAC Championship during his rookie season. The team appeared in the NCAA Tournament his sophomore year and advanced to the title game his junior year, before winning its first-ever NCAA Championship when he was a senior. Campbell returned to Middlebury in 2001 as an assistant coach, helping guide the team to its second-consecutive NCAA crown.
Mike Murphy was hired in July 2009 and has spent the last eight years as head coach of the Penn men’s lacrosse program.
Murphy's tenure has coincided with an upswing in the program's fortunes. Penn has made a pair of NCAA Championship appearances under Murphy, in 2011 and 2014, and hosted its 2014 first-round game with Drexel which was the Quakers' first NCAA home game since 1988. Penn was the fourth seed in the 2014 NCAA Championship, its highest seed since the 1988 semifinal team.
Murphy attended Duke University, where he was a three-year starter (one as a long stick middie, two at closed defense) for the nationally ranked Blue Devils and captain of the 1991 team. He graduated with a degree in history and political science. Murphy also holds a master’s degree in higher education management from Penn, earned in May 2004.
Matt Madalon was named the head coach of the Princeton men's larosse team on June 15 after having spent more than two months as the interim head coach. Madalon coached the Tigers to a 3-2 record in the final five games of the 2016 season.
His first full season as head coach will be his fourth with the program. He has previously served as offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator before becoming interim head coach.
During Madalon’s time as interim head coach, the team saw its goals-against per game average drop by nearly 4.5 goals, from 13.25 to 8.80, despite playing two of the top 16 and three of the top 25 scoring offenses in Division I. The team save percentage went from .411 in the first eight games to .556 in the five for which he was interim head coach, and the team face-off winning percentage went from .433 prior to when he took over to .532 for the final five games.
Princeton averaged 12.0 goals per game in each of his first two seasons with the program. He also coached the program's single-season points leader (Mike MacDonald) and the program's highest scoring midfielder ever (Kip Orban) in the 2015 season.
He was honored by the IMLCA as the 2012 Division III Assistant Coach of the Year, and he also earned a master’s degree in management from Stevens.
Madalon is married to the former Ashley Dubinskas, a 2007 Roanoke graduate with a master's from American who is a high school biology and immunology teacher.
Casey D'Annolfo, who revitalized the men's lacrosse program at the Taft School during nine seasons as head coach, has been named as the new leader of the Tufts University men's lacrosse program.
A 2006 Tufts graduate, D'Annolfo replaces Mike Daly as the Jumbos' head coach. Daly left to become the head coach at Division I Brown University in July.
"I couldn't be more excited to return to Tufts University, my alma mater, in order to continue the great lacrosse tradition that has been established," D'Annolfo said. "The bar has been set very high by the alums, and I look forward to getting to work with this group of young men in order to create an equally impressive legacy. I am excited to re-immerse myself in the Tufts community that taught me so much and both reinvigorate relationships that I cherish to this day as well as make many new ones. I can't thank John Morris enough for giving me this opportunity."
D'Annolfo was a three-sport letterman in football, lacrosse, and basketball at Tufts from 2002-06. He played quarterback for the Jumbos and was a four-year contributor in lacrosse. He is as the only athlete in Jumbo history to throw a touchdown pass in football, score a goal in lacrosse, and make a field goal in basketball during his Tufts career.
Gene McCabe is in his 10th season as the head men’s lacrosse coach at Washington and Lee, having posted a 103-57 (.644) overall record across his first nine seasons, including a 16-5 overall record in 2013 when he led the Generals to the ODAC Championship game and to the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.
McCabe graduated from Bates College in 1995 with a bachelor's degree in European history. At Bates, he lettered in both lacrosse and football. He and his wife Kristen have four daughters; Kaelan, Molly, Ava and Georgia.
George McCormack was named head lacrosse coach of the Ephs in 2003. In the time since his appointment coach McCormack has achieved some great milestones for the program:
Prior to coming to Williams, McCormack coached at Union College, Norwich University, Boston College, Ithaca College and in N.S.W. Australia. While at Union, McCormack was named the 1999 Liberty League Lacrosse Coach of the Year.
McCormack received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Ithaca College in 1987 and his Master of Education Degree from Boston University in 2007. While at Ithaca he played both lacrosse and football and in his senior year played for the football National Championship in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl.
Coach McCormack and his wife Kristen live in Williamstown with their three sons Brett, Michael and Sean.
Andrew Baxter, a collegiate men’s lacrosse coach for the last 15 years, took over as Yale’s defensive coordinator in 2013 and helped the Bulldogs win the Ivy League Tournament three times over the last four seasons.
Under his direction, the Yale defense has ranked no worse than 11th in scoring defense every season. They were eighth in Division I with an 8.13 mark in 2016.
He joined the Yale staff after four seasons as defensive coordinator and the top assistant at Ohio State. As a Buckeye, Baxter handled all aspects of recruiting while leading a defense that ranked fourth in 2012 and 10th in 2011 for scoring defense among Division I schools. He coached All-America players each season at Columbus.
Baxter, both an offensive (2004-05) and defensive coordinator (2006-08) in five seasons at Drexel University, helped the Dragons rank seventh nationally in scoring defense in both 2007 and 2008. They also recorded the nation's fifth highest face-off win percentage in 2008 en route to winning the Colonial Athletic Association regular season championship.
A native of Rochester, N.Y., Baxter graduated from Brighton High School. He and his wife, the former Marika Hartog, also a Springfield College graduate, have a two children, Rae, born in 2010 and Frankie, born in 2014.