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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

 

December 5, 2019

 

 

National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association Presents their

2019 Man of the Year Award at the IMLCA’s Annual Convention

Baltimore, MD - The National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association presented their 2019 Man of the Year Award to Clay White, Broadneck HS (MD), at the IMLCA Convention on Friday.    

Clay White has coached lacrosse for 43 years, 38 as a Head Coach. Thirty-three of those thirty-eight years was at one school – Broadneck HS. Over Coach White’s 38-year career as the Head Coach, he was able to amass a record of 408 wins and 146 losses.  Coach White also captured 4 State Championships at Broadneck HS.

 

In addition to Coach Whites coaching duties, he was the co-founder of the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association (MSLCA) where he proudly served as President for 30 years.

 

“NILCA could not be prouder to have named Coach White as our NILCA Man of the Year,” said Ren Pettinelli, President of the National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association. “Coach White is an institution not only in the Annapolis area, but throughout Maryland and the national lacrosse community as well.”

NILCA was formed to provide dedicated service to high school lacrosse coaches throughout the United States. NILCA seeks to identify and provide solutions to issues raised by men’s high school lacrosse coaches. NILCA conducts its annual meeting in association with the IMLCA Convention

For additional information, please visit our website at www.nilca.com or contact:

Ren Pettinelli

President                                                

NILCA

renniepett@yahoo.com


 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

 

December 5, 2019

 

 

National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association Presents their

2019 Coach of the Year Award at the ILMCA’s Annual Convention

Baltimore, MD - The National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association presented their 2019 Coach of the Year Award to Ajay Chawla, Head Coach, Brother Rice HS (MI), at the ILMCA Convention on Friday.    

Chawla is the Head Coach of Brother Rice High School’s, 2019 undefeated (23-0), State Championship team, and one of the top-ranked teams in America. The 2019 Championship was Coach Chawla’s 5th career state lacrosse championship.  Coach Chawla has an overall record of 115-22.

 

“NILCA is truly proud to have named Coach Chawla as our NILCA Coach of the Year,” said Ren Pettinelli, President of the National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association. “Chawla has not only been able to take over a tradition rich program at Brother Rice, but he has been able to take it to the next level in his short 7-year tenure .”

NILCA was formed to provide dedicated service to high school lacrosse coaches throughout the United States. NILCA seeks to identify and provide solutions to issues raised by men’s high school lacrosse coaches. NILCA conducts its annual meeting in association with the IMLCA Convention

For additional information, please visit our website at www.nilca.com or contact:

Ren Pettinelli

President                                                

NILCA

renniepett@yahoo.com


 

The National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association, which strives to provide dedicated service to high school lacrosse coaches throughout the United States, cordially invites you to the inaugural Hall of Fame dinner to honor those coaches whose mentorship and groundbreaking coaching careers have left an indelible mark on the high school game of lacrosse.

 

Induction Ceremony:

November 09, 2019

 

Plandome Country Club
145 Stonytown Road, Plandome, NY 11030
P: (516) 627-1200 | F: (516) 627-2138

 

2019 Schedule of Events:

6 pm. -7:15 pm.   Cocktails

7:15 pm. – 8:00 pm. Formal Welcome & Buffet Diner

8 :00 pm. – Induction observation

 Reserve your seat at nilca.com

Honored Inductees:

 

Joe Cuozzo                                 Ward Melville HS (NY)

William ‘Doc’ Dougherty             Garden City HS (NY)

Tom Flatley                                Sewanhaka HS (NY)
Thomas Hall                               Fayetteville Manlius HS (NY)

Bob Hartranft                             Farmingdale HS (NY)

John Linehan                             Lower Merion HS (PA)

Alan Lowe                                  Manhasset HS (NY)

Mike  Messere                            West Genesee HS (NY)

Bobby Shriver                             Boys Latin School of Maryland (Md)

Bob Streeten                              Corning East HS (NY)

Guy Whitten                                Wilton HS (CT)

 

For Reservation information or other Contact:

 

Joe Baccarella – Vice President -  bacclax@aol.com

John Kenney – HOF Chair-         jmklax@aol.com


NILCA2019

 

The National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association (NILCA) was formed to provide dedicated service to high school lacrosse coaches throughout the United States. NILCA seeks to identify and provide solutions to issues raised by men’s high school lacrosse coaches. Issues NILCA will address include: high school playing rules, Coaches recognition and awards, the establishment of an All-America program, relations with the Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) and the representation of high school coaches at the regional and national level.

 

NILCA currently has 300 members to which it provides, professional continuing educational opportunities, liability insurance and national recognition. NILCA conducts its annual meeting in association with the IMLCA Convention and has a voting position on their board.

 

Mission Statement:

 

NILCA serves as the professional association for Men’s High School Lacrosse Coaches.  It provides educational opportunities and serves as a vehicle for networking, the exchange of information and advocacy on behalf of it constituency.

 

Guiding Principles:

 

To maintain a broad and active membership base of Men’s Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches in the United States


To provide a highly informative and motivational annual national convention

 

To provide continuing education opportunities through regional and national programs and events

 

To offer timely and relevant information via our newsletter and website

 

To develop programs of strong and viable advocacy on behalf of Men’s High School Lacrosse Coaches

 

To develop mutually beneficial relationships with other professional associations, governing bodies and school administrations

 

To provide information services to media outlets, national governing bodies and to the public.

 

To continue to examine, review and plan how NILCA can enhance its viability and more effectively serve its membership

Website address:  www.hslacrossecoaches.com

 

 

JAMES AMEN, JR     EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR    Manhasset NY      james_amen@manhassetschools.org

REN PETTINELLI       PRESIDENT                     St. Louis MO         renniepett@yahoo.com

JOE BACCARELLA    VICE PRESIDENT               Farmingdale NY   bacclax@aol.com