NJLC Coaches

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Brian Wolchok

NJLC - Director

  • Director of NJLC since Fall of 2011

  • Spent 5 years as a volunteer assistant coach at Wagner College on Staten Island, NY

  • Coached at Notre Dame, Lawrenceville, Peddie, Robbinsville and Northern Burlington

  • Helped start the Norther Burlington HS boys lacrosse program

  • Coached the UA NJ Command Team

  • 4 year member of Sacred Heart University

  • Team captain his senior year

  • Participated in the New England East/West All Star Game

  • Academic all New England award winner at SHU

  • Played at St. Anthony’s HS in Huntington, Long Island

  • Won 3 catholic league champions and the inguinal Catholic State Title as a senior

  • Married to Wife Jennifer with 2 children- Kyle ( Heading to Washington College in fall of

22) and Daughter Blake (Exceptional softball player)

  • Is the Director of Sales for a Pharmaceutical company. Enjoys Golf and Fishing in his free

time.

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Tyler Freeman

NJLC - Dir. of Ops / NJ National Coach

  • NJLC Coach since 2012

  • Coached at Allentown High School and Notre Dame HS

  • Princeton Lacrosse Club (PLC) - Vice President

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Nick Jinks

Dir. of Recruiting / NJLC '24 Head Coach

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Mike Jinks

NJLC '25 Head Coach

Associate Head Coach & Offensive Coordinator
Southern Regional High School

NJLC Head Coach for 7 years

US Lacrosse Assistant Coach of the Year 2013

4x All Shore All-Star Game Coach

5x Garden-State Games South Region Coach

Confident Young Woman

Anthony Ammirata 

NJLC 2023 Head Coach

  • 27 yr Veteran High School Coach

    • Held various positions at Lawrence High School, Peddie High School in both Football & Lacrosse​

  • NJLC Coach since 2013​

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Michael Andersen

NJLC '28/'29 Head Coach

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Colin Piper

NJLC '24 Assistant Coach

Offensive coordinator at Eastern University.

Eastern's offense averaged 43 shots per game, 14 goals per game while shooting above 30%. 

Eastern's man-up unit lead the conference and was top 5 in the country in 2021.


Graduate of Eastern University. Attack Lead team in points Jr. Yr - 56 points, 29 goals. Top 15 in program history for single season points and career assists.


Manchester Valley High School, MD - program leader in career points and assists. 

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Anthony Firmani

NJLC '27 Assistant Coach

College: Eastern University, 2nd Team All Mac 1x

Currently pursuing degrees in education and history

High School: Southern Regional

Captain 1x

1st Team A South 2x

HM A South 1x

2nd Team All Shore Conference 1x

3rd Team Group 4 2x

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Mike Brooks

NJLC '28/'29 Assistant Coach

  • Head Coach at Holy Cross Preparatory Academy '19-current

  • Assistant Coach at HCP '11-'19

  • NJLC Coach since '19 

  • Assistant Coach at DeSales University '05-'09. 

  • Head Coach at Hanover Park '04

  • Head Coach at New Egypt High School '03

    • 1st year of the program​

    • Co-Championship in the Olympic Conference

  • Played at King's College '98-'02

    • Captain '01-'02

    • Receipient of the Honored Award of Master of Ceremonies for the Mass Communications Department Banquet

    • Midfield / Face-off Specialist ​

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Alex Finan

NJLC '26 Assistant Coach

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Bryce Gifford

NJLC '24 Assistant Coach

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