The Long Island Lacrosse Show

Season 2

linked here Episode 25 – HS Lacrosse Tribute Special Episode

Hope. Anticipation. Nerves. Words to describe the state of so many Long Island High School laxers prior to last week’s disappointing news. Today, the Long Island air is filled with sighs of defeat. Corey and Mike Winkoff honor all involved in Long Island High School lacrosse to shed some light on the current situation. Watch our tribute episode on BYG right here!

site de rencontre one shot Episode 24 – John Danowski aka Coach Dino of Duke University

Many know Coach Dino’s impact of college lacrosse. However, not many know the story of his roots. Father Ed was a legendary professional football players for the Giants. Coach Dino reflects on his father’s impact in his coaching career, discusses the unique opportunity to coach and coach with son Matt, and talks about the lessons learn through this great game.


Episode 23 – Mike Ryder of 3d Lacrosse Talks National Recruiting

National Director of 3d Lacrosse, Mike Ryder, talks about what the 2021 and 2022 recruiting landscape is looking like nationwide. We drop recruiting tips and experience that will help the HS lacrosse recruits better prepare for the summer season ahead.


Episode 22 – Current State of HS Lax w/ Al Bertolone

Al Bertolone is one a calming force amidst the COVID craziness. His wisdom and perspective surrounding stretches beyond the game, and focuses on the big picture. Listen as Coach Al talks about the current state of HS lacrosse, why athletes are equipped to get through this and what’s on the horizon.


Episode 21 – GLE Performance – The 1st Indoor Playground For Lacrosse

GLE Performance co-founders, Cody Swing & Ryan Dance, had an exciting vision: build the first ‘indoor playground’ for lacrosse. Since they opened the doors to GLE Performance, lacrosse players have flocked to get elite training in a one of a kind facility that gives athletes a chance to develop in all areas. Learn more about GLE and their mission on our latest episode of BYG.

 Episode 20 – John Odierna of Manhattan College Lacrosse

John Odierna joins BYG to discuss how he’s responding to the cancellation of the NCAA season. He dives into how Manhattan College is connecting with their players, how the staff is occupying their day to day, and recruiting impacts for recruitable athletes.

Episode 19 – Pat Colleluori of the Headstrong Foundation    Pat Colleluori has lived his brother’s vision at Headstrong by helping those lives affected by Cancer. From Nick’s House to building a club lacrosse program that raises money for cancer awareness, Pat and the Headstrong Foundation has made tremendous strides. Learn more through our latest episode of BYG.

Episode 18 – Jaime Munro Brings Teaching Lacrosse Online

Jaime Munro created JM3 to offer “lacrosse-specific remote coaching, on-line education, and consulting business.” Munro is also a former collegiate coach at schools like Yale and Denver, as well as the founder of 3D Lacrosse, a service that has helped hundreds of student athletes develop skill/iq at the game, and get recruited while easing the process for players and their families. Learn more about what Jaime brings to the lacrosse world on BYG.

Episode 17  – Matt Wheeler, Co-Founder SportsRecruits

What a journey it has been for Chris Meade and Matt Wheeler. Since starting their company in the basement of Wheeler’s Connecticut home, the duo has found great success in the sports recruitment world. Learn all about their growing platform and how they help empower studletes to pursue their dreams of playing sports at the collegiate level.

Episode 16 – Andy Lockwood, Co-Founder of Lockwood College Prep

The best-selling author shares his unique college advising system with a list of international clienteles, who have been admitted into colleges such a Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. Andy Lockwood serves an important role in insuring the happiness of all his students. Along with their The College Planning Edge Podcast, he and Pearl conduct workshops on college admissions and finance.

Episode 15 – Joe Spallina, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach Stony Brook University

Stony Brook Women’s lacrosse is Long Island’s lacrosse team. Head Coach Joe Spallina has built a brand worth talking about. Stony proves people wrong by doing things their way. Learn how Coach Spallina believes there is no substitute for hard work and more about the rise of SBU Women’s Lax on our latest episode of BYG.

Episode 14 – Gerry Byrne, Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Harvard University

Gerry Byrne is a Long Island native, so naturally we love ’em. He has many other redeeming qualities, however. Gerry shares a classic story about a bad haircut, how we brought the lacrosse community closer to Notre Dame, and why the future of Harvard Men’s Lacrosse has no ceiling.

Episode 13 – Katie McConnell, Head Womens Lacrosse Coach Lafayette College

Katie McConnell built-up Manhattan College Women’s Lacrosse in a short period of time. In her third year, the Jaspers were regular season champs of the MAAC conference. After being offered an incredible position at Lafayette, McConnell is turning the ship around and rebuilding closer to home. Learn about Katie’s journey and why she’s so successful as a college coach right here.

Episode 12 – Ryan Wellner, Notre Dame Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Ryan Wellner is one of the best defensive coordinators in the nation. Besides being great between the lines, Wellner is also one of the best recruiters in the game. Learn from Coach Wellner’s experience, insight, and knowledge on the first episode of season three.

Episode 11 – Becoming a College Coach ft. John Odierna

The road to becoming a successful collegiate lacrosse coach isn’t an easy one. This journey is reserved for the grittiest, the most passionate, and the top students of the game. In our final episode of Season 2, we bring on John Odierna, one of the top young up-and-comers in NCAA Division I Lacrosse.

Episode 10 – US Club Lacrosse ft. Denis Noonan

Club Lacrosse in America is exploding. More and more families are turning to club lacrosse to enhance player development, seek a more competitive environment, and set their child up for future success in the sport of lacrosse. Tune in to learn about Denis Noonan’s media outlet that is working to promote club lacrosse nationwide.

Episode 9 – Tim McCormack Becomes a Sun Devil

The opportunity in women’s lacrosse is tremendous. College lacrosse programs are popping up, conferences are expanding, and teams are quickly become very competitive. A prime example of this growth is within the PAC12. Teams like USC, Colorado, and Stanford are climbing the ranks. Next up, the Sun Devils of Arizona State. Coach McCormack takes about his path to becoming the next Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach at ASU on our latest episode of Beyond the Game.

Episode 8 – Gains for Brains 2020 Preview ft. Andrew Rappaport

Andrew Rappaport and wife Lauren have built the premier High School girls lacrosse event around an amazing foundation. Gains for Brains gives Long Island’s best HS girls teams a chance to prove themselves against the tri-state areas best. Learn all about who’s competing in this event for 2020.

Episode 7 – Exclusive Interview w. York College Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach, Brandon Childs

Brandon Childs is making waves in college lacrosse. This past February, BYG host, Corey Winkoff, sat down with Coach Childs to talk about his coaching philosophy, how he’s built a championship culture, and what he does to turn boys into young men through the sport of lacrosse. We hope you enjoy this exclusive interview with one of the best in college lacrosse.

Episode 6 – Dare To Dream Big ft. Kylie Ohlmiller

Kylie Ohlmiller is daring young women to dream big. Why? Because she did and is now the new face of women’s lacrosse. Kylie was a Stony Brook stand-out, Tewaaraton finalist, and 1st-Team All American. Kylie has gone from collegiate star to professional lacrosse player, sponsored by New Balance & Brine. Hear Kylie’s story, words of wisdom, and why she dares the future to dream big on our latest episode of BYG.

Episode 5 – The Growth of Box Lacrosse In America ft. Regy Thorpe

Regy Thorpe recently lead the US Men’s Indoor Team to their best finish in American History. After a super successful career as the Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach for Syracuse University, Regy is taking on a new challenge: build an NLL franchise in the arguably the largest lacrosse hotbed in the country… Strong Island.

Episode 4 – Building Relationships In Sports ft. Teddy Rawlings

Teddy Rawlings is a long-time friend of host, Corey Winkoff. Teddy has many positive attributes, but above them all, he is a master of building relationships. Hear Teddy’s story on how he built strong, lasting relationships in sports, leading him to his first collegiate assistant coaching position.

Episode 3 – The Milkman is Staying in New York

From Long Island football standout to rising star in the Premier Lacrosse League, Connnor Farrell has quickly become the face that everyone recognizes in the world of lacrosse. Learn about Connor’s story, why he loves his mama, and how he keeps his hair so silky smooth on our latest episode of BYG.

Episode 2 – LILJ Top 50 Sophs

Tune is as Coach Wink and Corey dive into Long Island Lacrosse Journal’s Top 50 Phenoms for the boys and the Fantastic Top 50 list for the girls. On this episode, they highlight the top Juniors on the island by talking about where they were scene, what makes them unique, and discuss why certain players are going to get a lot of attention from college coaches this upcoming year.

Episode 1 – 2021 Recruiting Talk w. Corey & Mike Winkoff

September 1st is now the date which opens the line of communication between college coaches and High School juniors from around the country. Whether you got a call on 9/1 or not, the process can seem overwhelming. Tune in as we share stories and untangle the angst of recruiting with our common sense approach.