D1 B “Purple Team” Head Coach
My name is Bryan Bertotti I am 26 years old and I currently go to Mesa College. I have 14 years of lacrosse experience and I have coached previously at Bella Vista High School(10-3). In high school I was a National All-American (2008,2009) and was recruited to Villanova University (NCAA Division 1). I have played college at Sierra College where I was First Team All-Conference and First Team All-american in the WCLL. I have also played at Santa Barbara City College and I currently play for Beachcomber Lacrosse Club in the SCLA. I have a passion for coaching and playing lacrosse. I am a dog lover and I currently have a Husky/German Shepherd mix and I am also an Eagle Scout. I am bilingual and I hope to build CYL for years to come.
D1 B “Purple Team” Assistant Coach
Chris Walcott is a Business Administration student who loves the game of lacrosse. Chris played lacrosse year round during middle school through high school, specializing as a defenseman. He has been part of several tournament winning teams, both in box and field lacrosse, and has assisted in coaching El Dorado Hills Youth Lacrosse while in high school. Chris aims to teach exceptional sportsmanship, how to work hard on and off the field, and to grow the game.
D3 A "White Team" Head Coach
Coach Simo grew up playing Lacrosse in West Islip, NY where the sport is very popular. I have played Lacrosse my entire life and helped coach the generation younger than me who went on to be National Champions in high school. This is my first year coaching for Carlsbad Youth Lacrosse and I hope to help these athletes develop their basic skills and teach them about the sport while having a fun season.
D3 A "White Team" Assistant Coach
Christian grew up in Canton, MI where he attended Canton High School. After High School he attended the University of Louisville where he played one year as a defenseman. Christian is thrilled to spend his first year coaching lacrosse with the Carlsbad Youth Lacrosse Program and looks forward to seeing growth in each player throughout the 2017 season.
Head 3rd/4th Grade Pee Wee Coach
Coach Bensinger is in his 10th season as a Head Coach for CYL. He started playing lacrosse in Rochester, NY in the 6th grade and later at the US Naval Academy. Gregg keeps up his skills by playing periodically with the Navy Alumni team. He wants to give back by teaching the kids the game of lacrosse and play it with good sportsmanship, hustle and teamwork.
Assistant 3rd/4th Grade Pee Wee Coach
Coach Pete was introduced to lacrosse through his older brother and began playing on an organized team in middle school. He played High School lacrosse at Upper Arlington High School in Columbus, OH and went on to play four years of Club lacrosse at Miami University. Coach Pete has helped coach Carlsbad Youth Lacrosse for the last 2 seasons and enjoys helping introduce the game to the kids of Carlsbad.