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MATTHEW SMENTEK, HEAD VARSITY COACH

Coach Smentek is an Atlanta native who was part of one of the first varsity programs in the state of Georgia as a member of the North Springs High School lacrosse team. Matthew was the varsity goalie and was named team captain for the 2003 and 2004 seasons. At North Springs, he earned All-State and Academic All-America honors. Matthew then went on to Wake Forest University and continued to his lacrosse career as the goalie for the Division I MCLA Wake Forest Demon Deacons while earning a degree in Chemistry. He joined the faculty at St. Pius X in 2012 as a College Prep and Honors Chemistry teacher. Matthew has also held the positions of Varsity and JV goalie coach and defensive coordinator prior to being named the Head coach for the Golden Lion Lacrosse program.



ASSISTANT COACHES:

  • LARRY MYERS
  • DOUG NELSON
  • BRIAN VAKINER
  • PAUL BELLE ISLE
  • JEFF WAGNON
  • MARK TUMMILLO

 

 

 

 

(Photo courtesy of David DiCristina)