As Transition Lacrosse closes out its third year, we would like to take a moment to recap all of the success of our players and staff.
Commits: As of today, we have three Division 1 players committed from our inaugural class with more D1, D2, and D3 athletes to be announced shortly. Our current D1 commits from the 2015 class are: John Madaras (NJIT), Christian Pung (Air Force), Paul Rasimowicz (Rutgers), and Griffin Vanderbeek (High Point), Thomas Kelly (Bard College).
Summer 2014 Titles: Transition 2015 won The Battle of Monmouth and The Jersey Shootout (repeat) in their division.
In his second year as head coach, Patrick Tuohy led Westfield High School to the Group IV State Championship in 2014 (their first title since 1987). Individually, he was voted Group IV Coach of the Year by the Coaches Association and was named Courier News Coach of the Year. In addition to this year’s accomplishments, he was named US Lacrosse NJ Assistant Coach of the Year in 2010 as voted on by the Coaches Association. Coach Tuohy is also a Marine veteran who served two tours in Iraq.
Coach Thomas Mott won his 5th Non-Public B State Title this year with Immaculata High School. This was the 5th title in 8 years for Immaculata, a program Mott started 16 years ago. He has coached top high school players in the country and has been recognized by his peers for his coaching achievements throughout the past 23 years. Most recently, Mott was selected as NJ Head Coach of the Year in 2011 as voted on by the Coaches Association. In addition, he won his 200th game this past season. He has been a Special Education Teacher for the last 22 years.
Program Information Summer 2014: In only our third year of being a program, we launched our Youth Lacrosse Summer Program. We are proud to say that Transition Lacrosse coached over 140 players this summer fielding 5 teams. Transition is projecting to field 8 teams this summer, one for each grade.
Future: As Transition Lacrosse enters its 4th year, we are excited to announce our Fall/Summer schedule including our FREE tryouts in September. Schedule information and registration can be found here: