Dallas Boys Coaches

Dallas Boys Coaches

John Marano, Greenhill Varsity Assistant Coach, C2C Founder

Midfield – FO

Leadership Experience
John is the Founder of “C2C” Coast-2-Coast Lacrosse, which is a select lacrosse program here in Dallas, Austin, Atlanta and Richmond with over 600 student athletes. He is a co-founder of the Hebron Hawks Lacrosse Association, and a co-founder of the Castle Hills Lacrosse Club. His love of teaching and his ability to inspire others have brought much success to a number of teams and individuals across the country. Founding C2C has enabled him to truly grow the game of lacrosse…the right way.

Coaching Experience
Greenhill High School: Assistant Coach, 2014-Present
Coppell High School: Assistant Coach, 2012-2014
Hebron High School: Head Coach, 2011
Plano West: Head Coach, 2009-2010
Plano West: Assistant Coach, 2008-2009
Castle Hills: Co-Founder & Coach
St. Mark’s: Assistant Coach, 1996-1998

Playing Experience
Coach Marano played his high school lacrosse at East Meadow High School, New York. He has continued to play for the last 20 plus years with the Austin Lacrosse Club, Dallas Lacrosse Club, Team Texas and C2C Magic Wands. He received MVP honors twice in the Ashville tournament and received All Vail honors twice for face-off play.

Alex Poole, C2C Founder

University of Maryland, ‘02
Midfield

Leadership Experience
Alex has inspired youth as a coach with Lonestar and as a founding partner of Coast 2 Coast. He is known for his passion for the game, organizational skills both on and off the field, for an ability to promote excellence in player development, and to foster player and parent enjoyment of the game.

Coaching Experience
Coppell Varsity Head Coach: 2011-2015
Greenhill Varsity Head Coach: 2010-2011
SMU Head Coach: 2008-2010
ESD Offensive Coordinator: 2003-2007

Playing Experience
Coach Poole played his high school lacrosse at St. Paul’s in Baltimore, Maryland and college lacrosse at the University of Maryland where he lettered all four years and was known as “the locker room coach”; a true leader of the team.

Chris Van Dorn, Highland Park Varsity Assistant Coach, C2C Founder

Dartmouth University ‘96
Midfield

Coaching Experience
DI Clear Lake Head Coach: 2003
Highland Park JV Head Coach – 2005
Highland Park Varsity Assistant Coach: 2006-2007
Highland Park Offensive Coordinator: 2008-Present
State Champions: ’04,’05,’08,’09,’10,’12,’15
Nationally Ranked #18 2009
C2C Dallas Head/Asst coach – 2010-present

Kevin Barnicle, Greenhill Varsity Head Coach, C2C Founder

Springfield College ‘99
Defense
Captain, 4 Year Starter
’98 ECAC Champions
1st Team All-NEWMAC
’99 North-South ALL-STAR Game (Division III)

Coaching Experience:
C2C Head/Asst. Coach: 2007- present
Greenhill School Head Lacrosse Coach: 2011-present
Episcopal School of Dallas Head Lacrosse Coach: 2003-2011
Springfield College – Springfield, MA: 2001-2003
Hartwick College – Oneonta, NY: 2000-2001
Charterhouse School – Surrey, England: 1999-2000

Andy Towers, Owner Lacrosse Draws LLC, C2C Boy’s National Team Director

Brown University ’93
Midfield/Attack
U-19 US National Team 1988
2x 1st Team All-American at Brown 1991, 1993
3x All-American at Brown (2X at Midfield, 1X at Attack) 1990-1991, 1993
3x All Ivy Conference 1990-1991, 1993
Current Record Holder for Career Goals at Brown (150 goals) 1989-1993
Ivy League Player of the Year 1993
Major League Lacrosse All-Star 2002
Major League Lacrosse League Leader in Face-off Winning % at 58% 2002
NLL Veteran 1993-1997, 2000
Lacrosse Hall of Fames:

  1. Connecticut
  2. Brown University

Coaching Experience
Dartmouth College Head Coach, 2009-2014
Dartmouth College Asst Coach, 2004-2009
University of Hartford Head Coach, 2003-2004
Fairfield University Asst Coach, 2000-2002
Yale University Asst Coach, 1997-2000
Brown University Asst Coach, 1994, 1996
Hackley School Head Coach, 1995

Zack Colburn , Highland Park Director of Lacrosse Operations & JV Coach

University of Pennsylvania ’84
Defense
US National Team 1990, 1994, 1998
1995 USCLA Krongard Award
2nd Team All-American 1984
All Ivy Conference 1983-84
Lacrosse Hall of Fames:

  1. University of Pennsylvania 1994
  2. Pennsylvania 1999
  3. Connecticut 2013
  4. National 2002

Coaching Experience
Highland Park JV 2015-Present
Allen HS Varsity Head Coach 2012-14
THSLL Coach of the Year 2013
Rutgers University Assistant Coach 2010-11
Perkiomen Valley HS Assistant Coach 2009
Perkiomen Valley Youth Coach 2006-08
Collegeville Cougars Bantam Coach 2003-05
University of Pennsylvania Assistant Coach 1999, 2000
Swarthmore College Head Coach 1994-95
Swarthmore College Assistant Coach 1993
University of Pennsylvania Assistant Coach 1985-92

Paul DiBello, C2C Dallas, Class of 2019 Coach

Princeton University ‘90
Midfield – 4 year starter
Captain ‘89, ’90
All-Ivy ’90
Princeton Team MVP ’90

Coaching Experience
Southlake Carroll Lacrosse Association:
High School Offensive Skills Coordinator: 2003-2007
Youth Head/Asst coach – 2008-2012
C2C Dallas Head/Asst coach – 2010-present

Anthony Porchetta, St. Mark’s Assistant Coach, C2C Coach & C2C Goalie Coach

High Point University ‘15
Goalie
Member of the inaugural class in HPU lacrosse history

Coaching Experience
Seton Hall Preparatory School (NJ): Assistant 2011
State Semifinals 2011
St. Mark’s School of Texas: Assistant 2015

Matt Mueller, Coppell Lacrosse Varsity Asst and youth Head Coach

Plattsburgh State University ‘08
Attack

Coaching Experience
US Lacrosse Assistant Coach of the Year 2012 Saranac Lake High School Associate Head Coach / Tri-Lakes U17 2009-2013 Allen Co-Head JV Coach and Varsity Offensive Coordinator 2013-14 Allen 7th/8th Head Coach 2013-14 Coppell JV Associate Head Coach and Varsity Assistant 2014-Present Coppell 5th/6th and 7th/8th Head Coach 2014-present

Chris Dupree, Coppell Lacrosse JV/Middle School Head Coach

Plattsburgh State University ‘08
Attack

Coaching Experience
US Lacrosse Assistant Coach of the Year 2012
Saranac Lake High School Associate Head Coach / Tri-Lakes U17 2009-2013
Allen Co-Head JV Coach and Varsity Offensive Coordinator 2013-14
Allen 7th/8th Head Coach 2013-14
Coppell JV Associate Head Coach and Varsity Assistant 2014-Present
Coppell 5th/6th and 7th/8th Head Coach 2014-present

Steven Klinger, Plano West Coach, C2C Youth Coach, C2C National Team Coach

Texas State University ’92
Midfield / Attack
Founder, Captain
Plano Men’s Lacrosse Club ‘09 – ‘12
Dallas Lacrosse Club ‘90 – ‘98, ‘00 – ‘02
-5X SWLA Champions
New Orleans Men’s Lacrosse Club, ‘88
Tulane University, ‘88

Coaching Experience
C2C 2024 Head Coach, Present
C2C 2019 Head Coach, ‘08 – ‘15
C2C 2019 National Team Head Coach, ‘15
C2C 2019 National Assistant Coach, ‘14
Plano West 3/4: Head Coach, ‘14 – Present
Frisco Lacrosse 1/2 Head Coach, ‘13
Plano West 5/6 Head Coach, ‘09 – ‘12
Castle Hills Youth Coach, ’07-‘09

Matt Young, Plano West 7/8 Head Coach, C2C Coach, Dallas Lacrosse Club Captain

Southern Methodist University ‘08
Defense
Varsity High School Lacrosse – Randolph, NJ (2004 Defense man of the year)
President/Captain of the Dallas Lacrosse Club – Eager Beavers

Coaching Experience
Founder of GLPYC youth lacrosse organization
Starting 5th season with Plano West
Starting 4th year with Coast2Coast Lacrosse

John Shaw, C2C Assistant Coach

Youth Lacrosse coach for 7 Years

Coaching Experience
D1/D2 5/6 Southlake Lacrosse Coach
DFWL State Semi-Finalist 2014
Coach of Aurora Spartans:
Colorado State Champion 2013
Runner Up 2012

Andy Garrigan, Flower Mound Varsity Head Coach

Leadership Experience

I have been a Head and Assistant Coach for 22+ years at the High School and College levels. I have an undying love for growing the game and developing young men into successful and respected members of the community through care and guidance on and off the field.

Coaching Experience

2015 – Present – Head Coach at Flower Mound
2012 – 2013 Head Coach – University of Texas
2013 and 2014 Conference Champions
2013 and 2014 National Tournament appearances
2014 Ranked #10 Nationally
Overall Record (28-8)
2003 – 2013 Head Coach – Austin High School
2007 Texas State Coach of the Year
2007 and 2010 Central District Coach of the Year
’06, ’07, ’08 and ’10 State Finalists
’06, ’07, ’08, ’10 and ’11 Central District Champions
Overall Record (105-56)
1998 – 2003 Asst Varsity Coach – St. Mark’s School
Offensive Coordinator
1995 – 1997 Head Varsity Coach – Highland Park
Overall Record (22-5)
2000 – 2014 Director/Head Coach – Team Texas Lacrosse
Overall Record (117-47-8)

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