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The perfect combination of great players who are also great coaches.

All Pro Lacrosse takes great pride in keeping a highly-experienced, world class coaching and training staff year after year. Here we understand that to bring the best out of a player, he or she has to be surrounded by knowledgeable and experienced instructors who played and understand the game at top levels.

Our staff consists of coaches and instructors who can motivate, inspire and cultivate the best out of a player. We push players beyond their own perceived limits in a calculated and methodical way within a controlled environment, so we can breakdown every aspect of the player’s game and individual skillset. Our staff knows the formula to success and we strive to teach each camper exactly what they need to know to elevate their game. Our staff is energetic and enthusiastic in their instruction and All Pro Lacrosse always promotes a positive, well rounded experience for each camper. Come learn the All Pro tradition!


 

 
  • Tom Marechek
  • Jason Born
  • Donnie Brown
  • Craig Campbell
  • Linda Delaney
  • Keith Gonsouland
  • John Hanley
  • Brandon Hastings
  • Tyler Martin
  • Rick Matthews
  • Rob Persing
  • Scott Plasse
  • Risto Worthington

tom marechek

 

 

 

 

Name: Thomas Marechek
Current Status: Director and Coach of Team 42
Residence: Baltimore, Maryland
Hometown: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
College: Syracuse University 1989 - 1992

Team 42: Head Coach - U11 Blue Team

Coaching Career

It’s rare to find an iconic player who has the ability to pass on his knowledge and insight of the game through great coaching. For over 23 years, Tom Marechek has done just that and created a tradition of excellent lacrosse instruction at All Pro Lacrosse. Marechek’s philosophy is that greatness is built through a combination of hard work, desire to win, commitment and great coaching. A player can work to improve on the first three, but a great coach cannot be easily replaced.

Tom is currently the Head Coach of the Men’s Varsity Lacrosse Team at Friends School of Baltimore in Maryland. Tom coached the runner MIAA Championship Team from 2010 - 2012.

  • 2013 Head Coach of the Under Armour All-American Underclassmen Championship Team
  • 2010 – 2011 Head Coach of runner up MIAA Championship Team
  • 2011 – 2012 Coached runner up MIAA Championship Team
  • NCAA Tewaraaton Trophy Selection Committee 2010 and 2011
  • 2008 Assistant Coach for the South Team in the Under Armour All-American Game
  • 2004 – 05 Head Coach for MIAA”C: Championship Team
  • 2003 – 04 Head Coach for MIAA”C: Championship Team

Prior to coaching at Friends’ School, Tom was the Head Coach of Glenelg Country School’s Men’s Varsity Lacrosse Team. He led the Glenelg Country School Dragons to the lacrosse MIAA Conference Championship Game four times since 1999, winning the MIAA "C" Conference championships two years in a row 2003 and 2004. Tom’s coaching career also extends to leading the Under Armour All-American Underclassmen South Team for 2013.

 

Under Armour

Tom has joined forces with Under Armour Lacrosse where he is a spokesperson and a director of UA Lacrosse camps and player development!  Tom also is a technology representative for UA Lacrosse which involves design and engineering of Under Armour Lacrosse hard goods throughout the country!

Tom "Hollywood" Marechek - The Player

Tom is probably the most prolific goal scorer in the history of the game. Tom has it all from quickness, strength, great stick skills and is a tremendously versatile shooter that can elude any goalie on the planet. Tom began his career in Victoria, British Columbia playing since the age of five. He then moved on to win 2 NCAA titles at Syracuse and was a four time All American. He later was drafted by the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League in 1994 with the Philadelphia Wings, and retired in 2005, and played seven seasons with the Baltimore/Washington Bayhawks.

Timeline

  • Tom's Youth years "Indoor lacrosse" - Victoria Seasprays 1974-1984
  • Victoria Esquimalt Legion Junior "A" 1985-1989
  • Victoria Seaspray/ Royal Waxmen first outdoor lacrosse team in Victoria 1983-1988
  • Syracuse Orangemen NCAA Division 1. 1989-92
  • Brooklin Redman Ontario Major League 1990 and 94
  • Victoria Shamrocks Senior "A" 1997
  • Team Toyota Lacrosse Club 1996-2000
  • Team "Canada" 1990,94,98 and 2006
  • Philadelphia Wings - National Lacrosse League (Indoor) 1994-2005
  • Baltimore & Washington Bayhawks - Major League Lacrosse 2001-2007

Professional Career Timeline

Baltimore/Washington Bayhawks

  • 2001 - Acquired as the 4th Overall pick in the inaugural MLL draft Jan.13th 2001 named to the All Star Team after scoring 34 goals and adding 11 assists for a 45 point season
  • 2002 - Scores 29 goals and adds 11 assists for a 40 point season selected again on the All-star Team then WINNING the MLL Championship.
  • 2003 - Scoring 28 goals and adding 9 assists for 37 points and selected a third time to the All-star Game.
  • 2004 - Named to the All Star Team for the 4th straight year after scoring 27 goals and adding 11 assists for a 38 point season.
  • 2005 - After finishing 4th in the 'league' scoring race with 33 goals and 22 assists, Tom led the Bayhawks Win their Second MLL Title With 15-9 Win Over the Long Island Lizards
  • 2006 - With the World Games on the horizon and a shortened season for Tom (due to a nasty hamstring pull), Tom and his Bayhawk team recorded their worse season to date with a 4-8 record and out of the playoffs. Tom still managed to finish 3rd in 'team' scoring while only playing 7 out of 12 games with 17 goals and 6 assists, including his first (2) 2 point goals in his career.
  • 2007 - The team has NOW moved to Washington, D.C. and it was NOT a banner first year for the new Bayhawks. Tom missed 2 games but still managed to score 19 goals along with 13 assists for 32 points.

 

Philadelphia Wings

  • 1994 - Acquired from Buffalo in exchange for a '94 3rd round draft pick...then became "Rookie of the Year" for the Wings which included a MILL World Champion after scoring 14 goals and adding 19 assists for a 33 points in a 7game season.
  • 1995 - Second Team All Pro and another MILL World Champion Scoring 17 goals and 18 assists for 35 points
  • 1996 - First Team All Pro as he collected 27 goals, 28 assists for 55 points, but lost to the Buffalo Bandits in the Finals.
  • 1997 - First Team All Pro scoring 28 goals 22 assists for 50 points.
  • 1998 - First Team All Pro and NLL Champion leading the team with 31 goals, 30 assists, totally 61 points.
  • 1999 - First Team All Pro, NLL All Star Team and had 39 goals and 19 assists for 58 points
  • 2000 - First Team All Pro as he tallied 41 goals, 26 assists for 67 points
  • 2001 - First Team All Pro and NLL Champion leading his team with a personal season best scoring 48 goals. He also collected 31 assists for a 79 point season
  • 2002 - NLL All Star Team and Fifth in the League for Scoring with 44 goals, 52 assists and a best for Tom at 96 points.
  • 2003 - NLL All Star Team and Fifth in the League for Scoring with 42 goals and 45 assists for 87 points
  • 2004 - NLL 2nd team All-star in a disappointing year for the Wings, but Tom still managed to lead the team once again with 27 goals, 43 assists for 70 points.

 

Mid-Season Retirement

  • 2005 - His Swan Song as Tom announced mid-season of his retirement from the N.L.L. and as a Wing. Tom did his best to go out in style and hoped to help the Wings rebound into the playoffs and to go the distance. Even with all the changes and the future of the young Wing stars, the team had a disappointing season and failed to make the playoffs once again. He played in the All-star game helping the East defeat the West. Tom lead the Wings with 40 goals and 40 assists for 80 points. He fell short of scoring 400 goals in his illustrious career, but ended it as the Leagues 3rd top scorer ever accumulating 399 goals along with 374 assists for a final total of 773 points.

Photos

 

His Syracuse teammates and friends from his hometown Victoria , B.C. Canada also finished along side Tom and his numbers. Gary Gait retired as the 1st Overall point leader in the NLL and his twin brother Paul, finishing 4th all time point leader.

 

Tom & WINGS teammates last championship came in Toronto against the Rock in 2001 upsetting them 9-7 and taking home the trophy (team photo following the game).

 

CANADA WINS GOLD

For the first time since 1978, the Canadian National Team finally conquered the favorite American team in the World Games held July of 2006 in London, Ontario Canada.

Tom contributed very little statistically because of the nasty hamstring he endured throughout...playing the first and ,more importantly, in the Final game for the Championship ...but was no doubt an important member of their team.

Jason Born

Jason currently works as the Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach at Glenelg Country School, under Head Coach Risto Worthington. He specializes in goalie instruction and defense. Jason spent several years working as an Assistant Coach to Tom Marechek and is very familiar with the All Pro approach to coaching.

Jason played his high school lacrosse at Mt. St. Joseph in Baltimore where he was honored as First Team All-Metro and Maryland Select team goalie. He went on to play Division I lacrosse (1997-2001) at Loyola College in Baltimore where his teams made the playoffs each year including an appearance in the NCAA Final Four in 1998. Also, he is a four year member of the Southern Lacrosse Officials Association.

Donnie Brown

Team 42: Head Coach - U13 Team

Donnie BrownDonnie Brown played collegiately for “The Ten Bears” lacrosse program at Morgan State University after attending The Baltimore City College H.S.  He has been playing and coaching in the Baltimore area for over 35 years.

As founding member of the US Lacrosse BRIDGE Initiative and National Youth Council member, he has traveled around the country assisting and administering program start up programs in many urban environments. Donnie has also started, coached or assisted at many college club teams, club, camps, and Rec programs in Baltimore and across the U.S.

Donnie is currently the girls coach for The SEED School of Maryland. He truly loves the game.

Craig Campbell

Currently, Craig is the Assistant Coach at Fallston High School. He was recently selected to be the Assistant Coach for the Under Armour All-American Team 2013.

Formerly, Craig was the Head Coach of the Pikesville High Men's Varsity Lacrosse Team. He received the Coach of the Year Honors in 2003 and 2009. His teams won 4 Maryland State Championships in 2001, 2004, 2009, and 2012.

Assistant Coach for the 2002 and 2005 MLL Champion Baltimore Bayhawks.  Craig has been part of the All Pro Lacrosse staff since 2001.

Linda Delaney

Linda DelaneyLinda Delaney is the Hershey girls camp Director and enters her third season as an assistant coach with the Elizabethtown College women's lacrosse program in 2016.

Linda was a four-year letter winner and three-time All-ODAC honoree for both lacrosse and field hockey. In lacrosse, she led the team in draw controls, caused turn overs and ground balls throughout her career. She contributed 86 goals and 42 assists as a midfielder. In 2003 she was selected as a team captain. 

Linda was also an All-Virginia Sports Information Director (VaSID) honoree, All-South Regional All-American and NFHCA All-American in field hockey in ‘01 and ‘02. Delaney amassed 144 points on 55 goals and 34 assists during her field hockey career. The Hornets field hockey team won the ODAC Championship in ‘01 and appeared in the NCAA tournament in ‘01 (Elite 8) and ‘02 (Sweet Sixteen). In her junior season, she led all NCAA Divisions in assists. In 2002 she was selected to participate in the NFHCA Senior North/South All-Star game. She currently is 7th all-time in points and is the record holder with most assists in a season with 19.

Delaney was inducted into the Lynchburg College Sports Hall of Fame in October 2015, earned the LC Female Athlete of the Year award in 2002, and earned LC Female Senior Athlete of the Year in 2003.

Delaney has coached at every level of the two sports she excelled in as a Hornet. She has served as an assistant coach with the varsity field hockey team at Manheim Township and Hershey High School. In 2013 she took on head coaching duties for the newly-founded lacrosse club, Central Pennsylvania Lacrosse (CPL) IMPACT.

Additionally, Delaney coaches for Lanco Elite Lacrosse Club, is a clinician coach at IM3 Lacrosse/Spooky Nook Lacrosse and provides individual instruction in field hockey and lacrosse.

Prior to Elizabethtown, Delaney was the assistant field hockey coach at Gwynedd Mercy University, where the Griffins won a pair of Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) championships –the second and third in school history– and participated in the NCAA Division III tournament.

Delaney has also served as varsity field hockey coach at The Baldwin School, and the junior varsity coach at her alma mater, South River Senior High School, in 2003 and 2010. In 2009-10, Delaney assisted the Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics at Limestone College and was a volunteer coach with the field hockey program.

Following her playing career at Lynchburg, Delaney stayed in the ODAC as her coaching career took off. Delaney was an assistant on the field hockey and women's lacrosse staffs, as well as a physical education instructor, at Washington and Lee University from 2004-06. The Generals won their first ever ODAC championship in field hockey in 2005 and advanced to the NCAA tourney. The institution was also chosen to host the Division III Final Four.

Delaney helped put the W&L field hockey team in the record books, as the 2005 team set new program standards for wins in a season, consecutive wins, goals, fewest goals allowed and shutouts.

The Generals' women's lacrosse team provided its share of excellence with Delaney on staff, in 2005 and 2006 W&L hosted and won the ODAC championship and a pair of regional games in the NCAA tournament. In 2005, W&L enjoyed its deepest run as a program, advancing all the way to the regional final (Elite Eight).

Delaney later spent three seasons as the head field hockey coach and physical education instructor at Randolph College from 2006-08 and was a volunteer assistant women’s lacrosse coach at Lynchburg College in 2008.

Delaney has been a director, coach and volunteer at numerous camps/clinics throughout the country, including at the national level, where she volunteered with the IFWLA World Cup as a team host for New Zealand and Canada. Delaney also volunteered for the Rabobank Champions Challenge.

Adding to her well-rounded resume in field hockey, Delaney officiated at the scholastic level throughout Maryland, North Carolina and South Carolina.

In 2007, Delaney co-founded a coed adult field hockey club, Black Eyed Susan’s Field Hockey Association (BESFHA). As director, BESFHA has continually been successful winning tournaments throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Delaney received her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in environmental science from Lynchburg in 2003.

The former Linda Jack resides in Lancaster with husband Drew Delaney, the head men's lacrosse coach at Elizabethtown College.

Keith Gonsouland

As Co-Camp Director at All Pro, Coach Gonsouland has sent over 45 of his high school players to NCAA Division 1 and 2 schools.  Coach Gonsouland is currently the Head Coach for River Hill's Men's Varsity Lacrosse Team and has been on the All pro staff the longest since 1998.

He played college lacrosse at UMBC and professionally for the Pittsburgh Crossfire.

John Hanley

Team 42: Head Coach - 2017 Team

John HanleyJohn Hanley Head Coach at Loch Raven High School. Coach Hanley brings many years of experience and  has been with Tom’s All Pro staff since 2005

 

 

Brandon Hastings

Brandon is currently the Assistant Coach for the Goucher College Men's Lacrosse Team. He has earned a reputation as one of the best face-off instructors in the country, and coaches face-offs at All Pro Lacrosse camps.

Brandon is a former All Pro camper who played college lacrosse at UMBC and Stevenson University (formerly Villa Julie College). Brandon was one of the top face-off men in college lacrosse during his last year at Stevenson University.

Tyler Martin

Team 42: Head Coach - U15 Team

Tyler MartinHead Varsity Coach at Lansdowne High School in Baltimore Maryland. Played all four years in goal at Towson University. He is one of the best goalie coaches around.

 

 

Rick Matthews

Rick is the Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach at MIAA “A” Conference St. Paul’s School in Baltimore, Maryland. He also works as the Coach and Player Development Coordinator for The Rock Lacrosse Club in Baltimore and is the Sr. Trainer at Athletic Learning Center, Lax True, I-83 Lacrosse.

Coaching Career

  • 2006 Head Boys Lacrosse Coach Friends School of Baltimore
  • Lead Master Trainer Levels 1/2 US Lacrosse Coaches Education Program
  • 2004 Pioneered Seton Hill University Men's and Women's Lacrosse Programs
  • Assistant Coach/ Offensive Coordinator 2002 Washington & Lee DIII ODAC Tournament Champions, NCAA Final Four Men's Lacrosse Team
  • Assistant Coach/ Offensive Coordinator 2001 Limestone College DII NCAA National Runner-Up Men's Lacrosse Team

Rob Persing

Team 42: Head Coach - U11 Orange Team

Head Varsity Coach at Loch Raven High School and 2006 Maryland State Champion, 3 x NCAA Champion at Syracuse University.

Scott Plasse

Team 42: Head Coach - 2018 & 2019 Team

Scott PlasseScott is a highly experienced coach and the collegiate and high school level.  An assistant coach with the Mount St. Mary’s (MD) Men’s Lacrosse program for 10 years, Scott was an asset to the Division I school.

Scott also coached the Friends School Men’s Varsity Lacrosse program for 4 years, the Dulaney High School Men’s Varsity Lacrosse program for 2 years, and the Oakland Mills High School Men’s Varsity Lacrosse program for 3 years. Scott has played club lacrosse for such notable clubs as Lax World, Toyota and the Green Turtle. Scott attended North Carolina State University where he played Varsity lacrosse from 1979-1982.  Scott is currently on staff with All Pro Lacrosse and coaches numerous camps with Tom Marechek.

Risto Worthington

Risto is currently the Head Coach and Athletic Director at the Cumberland Valley School in Tyler Texas.  Risto is formerly the Head Coach of the Glenelg Country School Men's Varsity Lacrosse Team.

Head Coach of the U19 Finland National Lacrosse Team

Finland Men’s National Lacrosse Team Member since 2004. Risto played for Finland's National team at the World Games and was the 5th top scorer in the whole tournament.

Mt. Washington Lacrosse Club 2000-Present

Pittsburgh Crossefire NLL, 1999-2000

University of Mary Washington 1997-1999