Coaching Staff

Coach Bianca Diaz

Coach Bianca Diaz….Madskillz Lax South Region Director..Assistant Head Coach University School. Coach Bianca played at UCF and graduated from Cypress Bay High School. Coach B was the Head Coach for Western High School where she was Coach of the Year for 2013 and also Person of the Year for 2014. Besides being one of the Coaches for the Madskillz Epic Team, she also coaches the MadSkillz Ultimate Team. Coach Bianca is a tremendously talented Coach and Player that has so much MADSKILLZ and we are really really psyched to have her on board with Madskillz Lax!!

 Coach Jon Weiner

Coach Jon Weiner…..Jon grew up and played lacrosse on Long Island and then went on to Clark University where he was All League….All New England and Honorable Mention All American! He still is the top 10 points leader at Clark to this date….umm anyone say MADSKILLZ? Presently Jon is the Head Coach for the Parkland Redhawks U13 Girls Program and he coaches the Madskillz Epic Team with Coach Bianca. Madskillz Lax is so excited about having Coach Jon on this elite Coaching Staff. He brings vitality, excitement, and passion that will complement the Madskillz Crew!! The picture to the left is how he celebrates with the girls on the Madskillz Epic Team!!

Coach Anthony LoFurno

Coach Anthony LoFurno……Coach Anthony is the President of The Coral Springs Chiefs Youth Lacrosse Program. He has done an amazing job with this Recreation Program and he puts countless hours in to helping develop every lacrosse player. He is our Defensive Coach on the Madskillz Epic Team and he brings some amazing insight to this program. Anthony has been with this program almost from inception and he has so much passion for this game!

Coach Ben Diaz

Coach Ben Diaz……….Ben is our Madskillz Goalie Coach. Yes – This program has a dedicated Goalie Coach Coach Ben is the Assistant Coach at University School where he dedicates his time as the goalie coach for both the Varsity Program and Middle School Program. He has some great knowledge of this position and works these Goalies on this program tremendously hard. Ben will be training the Goalies on 4 of our Teams this year and we are really looking forward to his absolutely incredible insight into this Goalie position!!

Coach Rob Wurzburger

20141021_141901Coach Rob Wurzburger……… Coach Rob is Associate Head Coach at American Heritage Boca/Delray. Rob played High School Ball at West Genesee and then went on to play lacrosse at the University of Maryland where he was a two time All American. He is still the top 5 leading scorers at Maryland. Rob is also the Head Coach of Florida Select 2018 which is a graduating year girl’s travel showcase team that is one of the best in the country. He has so much knowledge of this game ..it is mind boggling! Did someone say MADSKILLZ?

 

Coach Corey Engelhard

Coach Corey Engelhard……….Coach Corey has a ton of coaching experience. He has been with Madskillz Lax since the inception 4 years ago and he is one of the most organized and knowledgeable coaches in the game. Corey was the Assistant Head Coach at Stoneman Douglas where he coached the program to a 10-5 record. Presently he Coaches the Florida Select 2020 Team and he also continues to help Coach other lacrosse programs down near Weston. Corey was on the sidelines Coaching the Florida Select 2020 Team when they placed 3rd in the US Lacrosse National Championship!! Way to go Corey! Madskillz is very pumped up to have Coach Corey on board with this Madskillz Lax program for the past 4 years. People can usually recognize him with the hat that he wears on the fields….see above picture!!

Coach Demmianne Cook
Demmianne Cook

Coach Demmianne Cook……Grew up in Smithtown East in Long Island and first played college ball at Adelphi for two years before she moved over to Stony Brook and DOMINATED at the Division I Lacrosse Level. Demmianne has way too many accolades to put on this page but here are a few highlights. 2013 Tewaaraton Nominee – First Ever for Stony Brook Player. Stony Brook’s All Time Leading Scorer. 2013 NCAA Goals Champion. 2013 NCAA Goals Per Game Champion. 2013 IWLCA All-American. 2013 Synapse All American. 2013 WomensLAX.com All American. Three years Assistant Coach for Stonybrook where they placed in the Top 10 rankings for Division I Schools. Presently she is the Head Coach at Calvary Christian School. Additionally, last year Demm went in the first round draft of the UWLX. The FIRST EVER GIRLS PROFESSIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE!! As you can tell we are completely psyched to have Demm on board with Madskillz Lax. She is a consummate professional and besides being one heck of a ball player she is also one heck of a coach. Talk about Madskillz? Demm is the definition!!

Coach John McClain

Coach John McClain…………….. Coach John grew up in East Islip on Long Island and transitioned from baseball into the game of lacrosse his Junior Year in High School. He grabbed All County Honors his Senior Year in Lacrosse. He decided to attend The United States Merchant Marine Academy for college where he was a four sport athlete. He played Varsity Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, and Lacrosse.

Coach John is in the top 5 All-Time leading scorers in the Academy’s History with a total of 141 goals. His junior and senior year he was one of the top midfield scorers in the country in Division I and Division III. He was the first Academy graduate to be chosen to go to the prestigious North- South All-Star Game his Senior Year where he was coached by Hall of Famer Bill Tierney. Coach Goldberg invited Coach John to be an Assistant Coach at St. Andrews in 2003. Coach John assisted Coach Goldberg and helped take down 3 Florida FHSAA State Championships. Through his years of coaching, he has helped many All Americans and great players that went onto schools like Johns Hopkins, Dartmouth, Michigan, Stevens Tech, Virginia, Navy, West Point, and Bucknell. Coach John decided to coach his daughter’s recreation league and the rest is history. He has immersed himself in the girl’s lacrosse game. Presently in the last seven years he has coached over 1000 Girl’s Lacrosse Games for Travel/Rec/High School. He is on the Board of Directors for Boca Jets Lacrosse. He is a Certified US Lacrosse Coach for Girls and a US Lacrosse Rated Umpire for Girls. Coach John was the Head Coach for Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland where he finished off with a District Championship and a combined two year 23-8 record. In addition, he was chosen to be the Head Coach for the 2013 Brine High School All American Team in South Florida. Presently, he is the Head Coach for American Heritage Boca/Delray’s newly formed girl’s lacrosse team. He led this program in the second year to the Florida State Semi-Finals. He was awarded the 2016 US Lacrosse Coach of the Year Award – 2016 Sun Sentinel Coach of the Year Award- and Palm Beach Post 2016 Coach of the Year Award. He Coached the Florida Select 2020 Team to a Bronze Medal in the U14 US Lacrosse National Championship! This was the first time that a Florida Team has ever placed in this National Championship!! He is married to his wife Lisa and they have one daughter named Taylor who plays Attack on the Florida Select 2020 Team. Coach John helps Coach every single team on this program.