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New England Lacrosse Journal‘s Chasing The Goal

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New England Lacrosse Journal‘s Chasing The Goal, featuring hosts Jack Piatelli and Kyle Devitte along with guests from all levels of the game, provides insight, inspiration and information to players and supporters who are looking to advance their lacrosse careers.

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United States

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New England Lacrosse Journal‘s Chasing The Goal, featuring hosts Jack Piatelli and Kyle Devitte along with guests from all levels of the game, provides insight, inspiration and information to players and supporters who are looking to advance their lacrosse careers.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Nashoba Regional Coach Matt Biggs

4/18/2024
The guest is Nashoba head lacrosse coach Matt Biggs, who delves into coaching philosophies, the growth of lacrosse in New England, and the impact of positive youth programs. Discussions highlight the balance between instructional and positive feedback in coaching, the evolution of player skills and mindset, and the necessity for challenging traditional play styles. Coach Biggs shares his personal journey from a player to a coach, his role in building a strong lacrosse culture at Nashoba, and the importance of adapting coaching strategies to player strengths. The conversation also touches on the challenges and benefits of divisional realignments and power rankings in Massachusetts lacrosse, aiming to enhance the competitiveness and integration of teams across regions. Topics: 00:14 Coaching Styles and Communication on the Field 01:22 Introducing Coach Matt Biggs: A Lacrosse Legacy 02:29 Building a Program: The Nashoba Lacrosse Story 05:42 The Impact of Mentors in Lacrosse Coaching 06:15 The Challenge of Refereeing in Lacrosse 11:47 Cultivating Talent and Team Culture at Nashoba 12:29 The Evolution of a Coach: Offensive Strategy and Team Dynamics 19:40 The Importance of Practice and Developing Young Talent 26:18 Exploring Team Dynamics and Coaching Philosophy 26:35 The Importance of Fun and Culture in Team Sports 28:48 Adapting Coaching Strategies for Youth and High School Sports 31:11 Encouraging Creativity and Individuality in Players 41:23 Navigating Divisional Realignment and Its Impact on Teams Chasing the Goal podcast from New England Lacrosse Journal is a Seamans Media production. Find more daily lacrosse news at New England Lacrosse Journal: https://www.laxjournal.com/

Duration:00:50:16

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Severn School Asst. Coach Corey Bulken

4/11/2024
Lacrosse legend Corey Bulken, an assistant coach at Severn School, shares insights on his playing career, coaching philosophy, and transition to coaching high school and college levels. He delves into the evolution of lacrosse, mentoring relationships, recruiting strategies, and the fulfilling experience of impacting players beyond the field.

Duration:00:49:35

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Harford Coach Aaron Verardi

4/4/2024
Aaron Verardi is in his 10th season as head coach of the Harford Community College lacrosse program. In 2023, Verardi led the Fighting Owls to the Program's first NJCAA national championship. The team also finished the season undefeated for the first time with a 12-0 record.

Duration:00:45:58

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Bishop Feehan Coach Tom Sheerin

3/28/2024
Bishop Feehan High lacrosse coach Tom Sheerin is the guest. Sheerin has been on the coaching staff since the school introduced the game as a varsity sport in 2005. Sheerin also has 21 years of coaching experience with the Attleboro Titans youth lacrosse program.

Duration:00:45:10

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Thayer Coach Bill Daye

3/21/2024
Thayer Coach Bill Daye, who played collegiately at the University of North Carolina, took over the program in 2023.

Duration:00:48:33

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ISL Season Preview

3/14/2024
Mike Zhe joins Kyle and Jack to preview the upcoming ISL season.

Duration:00:54:33

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New Attleboro Coach Jim Black

3/7/2024
New Attleboro High School lacrosse coach Jim Black joins the show to talk about topics including strategies, coaching philosophies, and team dynamics. Coach Black discusses the challenges of taking on a coaching role in a competitive league like the Hockomock, emphasizing the importance of building a strong team culture and focusing on skill development. Jim also covers the significance of establishing connections with players and families in the community, acknowledging the historical prominence of football in Attleboro and the need to cultivate lacrosse talent. Coach Black outlines his approach to coaching, drawing on experiences from his own playing days and mentorship from influential figures in his life. The conversation also delves into specific drills and training methods, with Coach Black and the hosts sharing their favorite drills for improving skills such as ground balls, passing, and shooting.

Duration:00:44:47

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New Taft Coach Max Rosner

2/29/2024
The guest is new Taft School Coach Max Rosner. He was a head coach for NXT Lacrosse Club (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), assistant coach of the 2017 Under Armor Underclass Tournament team (Towson, Maryland), and assistant coach for the 2021s, 2027s and 2030s Next Level Lacrosse teams (Bethesda, Maryland).

Duration:00:46:27

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Tyrone Croom of Cushing Academy and CroART

2/22/2024
Tyrone Croom is the Associate Director of Student Affairs at Cushing Academy and owner of CroART Inc., a "one stop shop for adult leagues." CroART offers adult players a chance to play Lacrosse or Flag Football at a competitive level. Youth players can attend clinics, participate on travel teams, or learn how to play. More at https://www.croartsports.com/

Duration:00:40:49

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Quinton & Mark Champagne of The Champagne Project

2/15/2024
In 2021 Mark Champagne lost the mother to his son Quinton after a long battle with dementia. Quinton and Mark dealt with a very difficult and very real disease that turned their world upside down. Quinton experienced depression and suicidal ideations at a young age, and his father Mark struggled with the task of taking care of his sick wife. They join the show to discuss their experiences and hardships to try and inspire others to talk about theirs.

Duration:00:50:44

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Johns Hopkins Coach Peter Milliman

2/8/2024
Peter Milliman is in his fourth season as the head coach at Johns Hopkins. Taking the helm at JH in 2020, Milliman previiously coached at Cornell for three seasons. He guided the Blue Jays to a 12-6 record, a share of the Big Ten regular season title and a trip to the NCAA Quarterfinals in 2023. Johns Hopkins finished the season ranked fifth nationally.

Duration:00:44:44

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Nazareth Coach Rob Randall

2/1/2024
The guest is Nazareth Coach Rob Randall. For more than two decades, Randall has been able to keep the Golden Flyers competitive with the elite teams in Division III.

Duration:00:44:01

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Christopher Newport Coach Mikey Thompson

1/25/2024
Christopher Newport lacrosse coach Mikey Thompson has taken his team to new levels of success. After spending four seasons as an assistant coach with the Captains beginning in 2011, Thompson was elevated to head coach in 2016. He has helped CNU earn five NCAA Tournament berths and climb to the top of the USILA National Coaches Poll.

Duration:00:44:19

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St. Leo University Coach Brad Jorgensen

1/18/2024
Brad Jorgensen was hired as the first head coach of the Saint Leo University lacrosse program in January 2005. In 2018, he was named the SSC Coach of the Year after he led Saint Leo to its first SSC regular season championship.

Duration:00:42:58

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Siena Coach Liam Gleason

1/11/2024
Liam Gleason was named the 10th head coach in Siena Lacrosse history in 2018. In 2023 as he successfully guided the Saints to the MAAC Championship Game for the first time since 2014 and earned its most victories (nine) since the team last won the MAAC title that same season.

Duration:00:40:53

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Strength Coach Mike Perry

1/4/2024
Mike Perry of Skill Of Strength joins the show to talk about a host of topics around fitness and training specifically for the sport of lacrosse. More at https://www.skillofstrength.com

Duration:00:48:00

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Best of Chasing the Goal

12/29/2023
Happy New Year! Enjoy this special episode featuring the best of the podcast.

Duration:00:14:46

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Pingree Coach Kevin Tersolo

12/21/2023
Pingree School Coach Kevin Tersolo joins the show. Kevin has been a personal trainer for over 14 years and has developed players to play at the University of Virginia, Johns Hopkins and Division II national champion Lemoyne College. He is a former EIL and Eastern New England Prep Coach of the Year

Duration:00:48:44

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Vassar Coach John McCreery

12/14/2023
The guest is John McCreery, who has been the head lacrosse coach at Vassar College since 2018. McCreery was previously an assistant coach at Vassar and also at Williams College.

Duration:00:27:07

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MD High School Coach Grady Breen

12/7/2023
The guest is Grady Breen, who has been connected to lacrosse in multiple ways over the years and is currently coaching high school lacrosse in Maryland.

Duration:00:43:14