TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 7/6/22 – From Press Release
Today Corrigan Sports Enterprises announced the coaches that will lead the North and South teams in the 17th-annual All-America Lacrosse Games on July 30 at Johns Hopkins University’s historic Homewood Field. The girls’ game will get underway at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by the boys’ game at 8:00 p.m. Both games are scheduled to air live on ESPNU.
The Girls North squad will be coached by Meghan Reddy and Kyleigh Williams. Reddy is a director with the Revolution club lacrosse program in Massachusetts and will serve as the North head coach. A college standout at UMass, Reddy has previously coached at the University of New Hampshire and in recent summers with the New England Highlight team in the All-America event. Assistant coach Williams was part of the women’s lacrosse program during her college experience at Dartmouth and also coaches with the Rev club program.
The South Girls will be led by head coach Mary Gagnon assisted by Melissa Diepold and Deemer Class. Gagnon has led the St. Paul’s School for Girls to the consensus No. 1 ranking in the nation the last two years while capturing back-to-back IAAM championships. She also is an experienced coach in the club ranks with M&D Lax. Diepold, a defender at Maryland, coaches at SPSG as well with the Skywalkers lacrosse club. Class joined the SPSG staff this past year and operates his own training program. In college Class was a three-time All-America midfielder at Duke.
Coaching the Boys North team will be Dylan Sheridan assisted by John Paul and Dallas Hartley. Sheridan is currently the head coach at his alma mater the Western Reserve Academy (Ohio). An experienced college coach, Sheridan was the first-ever head coach at Cleveland State and his resume includes coaching stints at Ohio State and Denver. Paul previously served as the head coach the University of Michigan where he led the transition from a highly successful MCLA team to a NCAA Division I program. He later coached the Atlas LC in the inaugural season of the Premier Lacrosse League. Hartley was the long-time coach of Chapman College where he led the Panthers to seven straight MCLA semifinal appearances including the national title in 2016.
The Boys South team will be coached by Jeff Bellistri assisted by Glen Miles and his son Kylor Bellistri. Bellistri is the accomplished head coach the Bullis School, a perennial prep power in the Washington DC area. After an outstanding playing career at the Naval Academy, Bellistri served in the Navy as a helicopter pilot before transitioning into civilian life as a teacher and coach. A classmate of Bellistri’s in Annapolis, Miles earned All-America honors three times and remains the only MacLaughlin Award winner as the nation’s top midfielder in Navy history. Kylor Bellistri was a captain and All-America attackman on Brown’s 2016 NCAA Semifinal team.
For more information about the event and purchase tickets for the Senior All-America games, visit https://www.allamericalacrosse.com/all-america-games/. You can also follow the event on Twitter www.twitter.com/CSELax.