2017 Coaches.

Rick Brocato

Rick Brocato has been coaching varsity lacrosse at St. Paul’s for 25 years. Rick has served as head coach of the SP lacrosse program for 17 years, amassing a 239-109 record, the most wins by any coach in SP school history. Brocato guided the Crusaders to the School’s 25th MSA/MIAA championship in 2010. The Crusaders earned a playoff berth in 15 of his 17 years. He served as the assistant at St. Paul’s for 8 years, winning league titles in 1991, 1992, and 2004. He coached at the Kent-Denver School in Colorado winning a state championship, and served as an assistant coach at Boys’ Latin for three seasons, winning another MIAA championship in 2002.

Rick earned the Baltimore Sun All-Metro COY honors in 1996, 1998 and 2010, and US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter COY in 1998 2010. He was selected as the head coach of the UA Senior All-America South Team in 2011, and was the head coach of the 1996 South Team in the USILA Senior Game. Brocato also served on the selection committee for the 2016 USA U-19 FIL World Championship team. He has coached varsity lacrosse for over thirty years.

Ned Crotty

Ned grew up in New Vernon, NJ and graduated from Delbarton in 2005. While at Delbarton, Ned played four years of varsity hockey, winning the State Championship in 2002, and played three years of varsity lacrosse, winning State Championships in ’03, ’04 and ’05. Following Delbarton he went on to play lacrosse at Duke University where he was a 3x All-American, once at Midfield and twice at Attack. Ned was a 2x Captain, 3x All-ACC, 2009 ACC player of the year and 2009 USILA’s Lt. Col. J.I. Award for national attackman of the year.  He played in 4 Final Fours, 2 National Championships and was on Duke’s 2010 National Championship team, the first ever for Duke Lacrosse. He was a 2x-Tewaaraton Finalist and won the Tewaaraton Trophy as the national player of the year in 2010. Ned set the single season assist record at Duke in 2010 with 63 and is second all time in assists at Duke with 147.

Following Duke, Ned was picked first overall in the MLL draft by the Chicago Machine and was the only collegiate player to play with Team USA in the 2010 World Games when they won the Gold Medal in Manchester, England. He has twice been named to the All-MLL Team and was a co-winner of the MLL scoring title in 2011 with Paul Rabil. Ned played 3 seasons in the NLL and is in his 5th MLL season, playing his first season with the New York Lizards after spending the previous 3 season with the Rochester Rattlers.

Ned recently competed for Team USA in the 2014 World Games, held in Denver, CO.

Amie Dickson

– 2x Ivy League Champion
– Ivy League Point Leader (2015)
– 2x First Team All-Ivy
– 2x Ivy League All-Tournament Team
– 2x IWLCA Northeast Regional All-American (1st & 2nd Team)
– IWLCA Preseason All-American
– Inside Lacrosse All-American
– Academic All-Ivy

Matt Hanna

Matt Hanna has spent his life surrounded by sports. The son of a football and lacrosse coach, Matt learned the impact sports can have on a young person’s life first hand, and now passes it along to members of Next One Up, a non-profit that Hanna Founded and holds the position of Executive Director.

Next One Up pushes boys in Baltimore City to embrace sports as a vehicle for change. When synced with academic performance, community service and leadership development, Next One Up is redefining the meaning of “student-athlete,” as these young men prepare for life beyond the playing field.

Hanna was inspired through his years of teaching in Baltimore City at Cristo Rey High School. He started the Cristo Rey Lacrosse Program which is the focus of the documentary titled, “Chasing The Win.”

Click HERE to watch the film!

Matt Hanna captained The Johns Hopkins lacrosse team and was an All Star in the MLL, playing for the Denver Outlaws. Matt resides in Towson, MD, is married to Maryland lacrosse player, Tori Hanna and has 3 children Wells 4yo, Hurley 2yo and Duke 9mo.

Chad Wiedmaier

While at Princeton University:
– 4x All-American
– 4x All-Ivy at Princeton
– 5 Year Pro – MLL + NLL
– Former Assistant Coach – Towson University


Jordan Wolfe

While at Duke University:
– 2014 Captain
– 2013 & 2014 NCAA Champion
– 2014 NCAA Title Game Most Outstanding Player
– 2014 Tewaaraton Award Finalist
– 2014 ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
– Four-Time USILA Division I All-American and All-ACC selection
– Four-Time ACC Academic Team Member

While playing for the Rochester Rattlers:
– 2015 Offensive Player of the Year
– Two-time First Team All MLL