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I support the hiring of Tom Rotanz as Head Coach of the Shoreham Wading River Boys Varsity Lacrosse Coach for the Spring 2014 season.

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Assistant Coach for the 2012 USA Men’s U-19 GOLD MEDAL TEAM in the World Games in Turku, Finland. Lacrosse

Coaching: Shoreham-Wading River HS - Varsity Head Coach 1995 to the Present. Comprised a 238-97 record (.710 winning pct.) despite a 1-15 start in 1995

10 - Suffolk County Lacrosse Champs ’01, ’02, ’03, ’04, ’05, ’06, ’07, ’11, ’12 & ‘13

Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation’s “Founders Cup” Best team in Suffolk County in 2012

5 - Long Island Champs 2002, 2003, 2007, 2012, & 2013

3 - New York State Champs 2002, 2007, & 2012

Suffolk County - Coach of the Year - Six Times (’99, ’01, ’02, ’03, ’07, ’11)

Suffolk County - Man of the Year – 1999, 2011, & 2013

Newsday’s Long Island Coach of the Year - 2001, 2003, & 2007

Long Island Empire Team Coach - 2003 (Silver Medal)

Speaker at the US National Convention 2001, 2003, 2012, & 2013

As a Lacrosse Player: ·

Adelphi University (1980 & 1981) Capt. ‘81 o All-American 1980 & 1981

o Division II National Championship 1981

o Division II National Championship Runner-Up 1980

Suffolk County Community College (‘78 & ‘79) Captain ’78 & ‘79

o NJCAA Hero’s Award - Best Defenseman in the Nation 1979

o NJCAA National Championship Game MVP 1979

o NJCAA National Champions 1979

o All-American 1978 & 1979 · Ward Melville High School (Starter ‘75 to ‘77) Capt. ’77, played for Joe Cuozzo.

o All-American 1977

o NY State Runner-Up 1977

o Long Island Champions 1976

o Ward Melville High School (Starter ‘75 to ‘77) Capt. ‘77

Hall Of Fame Recognitions:

Ward Melville High School “Hall of Fame” – 2003

Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation “Hall of Fame” – 2000

Suffolk County Community College “Hall of Fame” - 1986

National Junior College “Hall of Fame” - 2013

After all that, who do you think is the most qualified person to coach at Shoreham Wading River?

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  • JOHN WASHBURN
    JOHN WASHBURN United States, Ridge
    Nov 22, 2013
    Nov 22, 2013
    National embarrassment, hire coach back
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller United States, Middle Island
    Nov 21, 2013
    Nov 21, 2013
    It's a travesty that a coach of this pedigree is relieved of his duties.
  • Neil Schaknowski
    Neil Schaknowski United States, Upton
    Nov 19, 2013
    Nov 19, 2013
    Disgraceful....again!
  • kerry craig
    kerry craig United States, Jackson Heights
    Nov 19, 2013
    Nov 19, 2013
    Tom and Gene are lacrosse, They are great teachers,leaders,and communicaters, They take young adults and help them become men, what more do u want,we need them back
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