Coaches

COACHES

Glenn Reitman

Head coach of teams 2026 Team 91 Texas, 2023 Team 91 Texas, 2021 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Glenn Reitman started playing lacrosse with the Huntington Boys Club in 2nd grade in Huntington, Long Island. He played for Burrs Lane Junior High School in Dix Hils, New York. Glenn Reitman was a 3 year Varsity starting Defenseman for Half Hollow Hills High School West, co-captain his Juior and Senior years. Coach Glenn played cub lacrosse in college and law school and indoor lacrosse in New York City before moving to Houston, Texas. Coach Reitman has won many awards, including the Secton XI Gold Key Award (1991), All-County, All-League and the HHH Seven Letter Varsity Athlete Award. Coach Glenn has been coaching town and select lacrosse in Houston since 2011. He is the Diretor of Lacrosse Training for Team 91 Texas, the Head of Coaches for Sienna Panthers Lacrosse Club, the Preident of the Greater Houston Youth Lacrosse Association and a Board Member of the Houston Chapter of US Lacrosse. 

 

Alex McElreath

Assistant Coach of team 2026 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Alex McElreath has coached with the Sienna Panthers LAcrosse Program since 2015. Coach McElreath's concentration is offense.

 

Shawn Reed

Assistant Coach of team 2026 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Shaw Reed has coached with the Sienna Panthers Lacrosse Program since 2015. Coach Reed's concentrtion is offense. 

 

Davis Hills

Head Coach of team 2026 Team 91 Texas 

Lacrosse Bio: Coach David Hills played lacrosse as a midfileder for the US Naval Academy (2002). As a member of the 1999 Navy team that participated in the first round of NCAA tournament. Coach Hills was a high school All-American lacrosse player. He also served as Captain in the North South All-Star Game. He played in the Empire State Games. He was entered into the Shaker High School Halll of Fame (Albany, New York) and holds the Shaker High School record for most goals scored in a single game (8). He was elected one of the fifty best lacrosse players in the histor of Shaker High School. 

 

Zachary Yakaitis 

Head Coach of team 2023 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Zachary Yakaitis started playing lacrosse in middle school at St Bernard Academy. In high school, he played midfield and was selected as a team captain at St Bernard High School, as well as playing for the Connecticut Cardinals (a showcase team) and a winter indoor team league at Connecticut College. He then played for University of Connecticut Men's Club lacrosse team, where he played more midfield and also some attack, this is hwere he really started to learn more about the game and the difference between players who work on their game at pratice and those who put in work outside of practice. After he moved to Texas, he started as an Assistant Coach on the 2/4th grade Sienna Claws tournament team. Then he coached the 5/6th grade Team 91 fall ball team, as well as ran clinics and private lessons. This spring he coached 2 teams, 3/4 and 5/6. The Sienna 5/6th grade team was the only B team to make the playoffs, where it put up a good fight. Coach Zach loves this sport and getting to share it and teach is to young men is a dream come true.

 

Jimmy Wright

Assistant Coach of team 2023 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach jimmy Wright has coached with the Sienna Panthers Lacrosse Program since 2013. Coach Wright's concentration is offense.

 

Ken Afra

Head Coach of team 2023 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Ken Afra has coached with the Sienna Panthers Lacrosse Program since 2013. Coach Afra's concentration is defense and goalie. 

 

Anthony Geraci 

Assistant Coach of team 2023 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Anthony Geraci has played lacrosse for Herbon Academy, boarding school in the Northeast. Coach Geraci has coached with the Sienna Panthers Lacrosse Program since 2013.

 

Ian Trimble 

Head Coach of team 2022 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Ian Trimble started coaching lacrosse with Richmond Grizzlies in 2013. Coach Trimble's concentration is offense.

 

Marco Lloyd

Head Coach of team 2022 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Marco Lloyd is a US Lacrosse certified level 2 coach. Marco has been coaching with the Sienna Panthers program since its inception in 2011. Over the years he's been the head coach for both our spring and summer 5th grade, 6th grade and 7th grade teams as well as an assistan coach for several teams of similar ages.

 

Todd Sharp 

Assistant Coach of team 2022 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Todd Sharp has been coaching with the Sienna Panthers Laccrosse organization for 5 years. In high school, Coach Sharp played high school lacrosse as defense and goalie. Coach Sharp has also played in-door lacrosse for 2 years (1990-1991). 

 

Jason Smith

Assistant Coach of team 2022 Team 91 Texas

 

Ryan Matthews 

Head Goalie Coach of team 2021 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: From Oklahoma, lacrosse was not an athletic option growing up for Coach Ryan Matthews. Coach Matthews was not introduced to the sport of Lacrosse until Sienna Panthers Lacrosse formed in 2011. Since then he has studied the sport intently through articles, books, watching college games, searching YouTube, observing training methods employed at some of the best lacrosse training camps in the country, as well as attending US Lacrosse and Team 91 coaches training sesisons. Coach Matthews focus has been on defensive and goalie training. His football, weight lifting, and wrestling background has also provided a good basis for teaching general athletic development, efficient footwork, reading body language, body positioning and control when engaging your opponent. 

 

Scott Campbell

Assistant/Head Coach of team 2023 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Scott Campbell has been coaching with the Sienna Panthers Lacrosse program since 2012. His focus and area of concentration has been defense. 

 

Pasuali Praino

Assistant/Head Coach of team 2020 Team 91 Texas

 

John Beck

Assistant Coach of team 2017 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Beck is a newcomer of Lacrosse. He helped coach the inaugural Team 91 Varsity team and is the President of the Statford High School lacrosse men's team. Previously he coached in-line hockey for the NW Houston U-14 team and various select soccer clubs. He grew up playing soccer and was a decorated high school player for both his high school and club teams. Coach Beck played NCAA D1 soccer at Hardin Simmons University for two years. The highlight of his soccer career was winning the National Collegiate Club Championship with the University of Texas El Paso in 1999. 

 

Matt Eaglin

Head Coach of team 2017 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Matt Eaglin lpayed from 2011-2012 as an attackman for H-Town lacrosse. In 2013, Coach Eaglin played for, and served as Team Cpatin, on the University of Houston lacrosse team. During this time, he earned All-Conference Honors and Team MVP as the goalie. Coach Eaglin has been a Head Coach with the Sienna Panthers Lacrosse Program since 2016. In 2016, Coach Eaglin was voted Coach of the Year by the Texas High School Lacrosse League. 

 

Dane Merriman 

Assistant Coach of team 2017 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Dane Merriman started playing lacrosse at Bellaire High School. He then played a year at University of Texas. Sienna Panthers Lacrosse started in 2011 and he was one of the first two head coaches. This will be his 5th year of select ball coaching a variety of age groups. 

 

Scott Markell

Head Coach of team 2020 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Scott Markell started playing lacrosse in the 9th grade in central NY as a middie, but finished out his high school career at close defenseman. Coach Markell played close defense at Cornell. Coach Markell has coached at a middle school and high school level in Hourson for the last 8 years.

 

Andrew Markell

Assistant Coach of team 2020 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Andrew Markell has grown up in Sienna Plantation and started playing lacrosse in the 7th grade. Coach Markell played through high school as a goalie, including sessions with select teams for the Houston Hurricanes and Houston Oilers. He is a rising sophomore at Ohio Northern University where he is continuing to play for the DIII program.

 

Richard Gaston

Assistant Coach of team 2017 Team 91 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Andrew Gaston leanred to play lacrosse in Katy where he played under Mike Cavanagh and Charlie Collins at Taylor High School. He earned All-District Honors as a sophomore, All-State honors as a junior and enior at midfield while in high school. Andrew went on to Marymount University where he lettered all four years and was team captain his senior year. Coach Gaston brings with him extensive knowledge on the defensive end of the field and a passion for the game. Gaston looks forward to expanding his lacrosse IQ through the Team 91 Coaches!

 

Ben James

Assistant Coach of team 2017 Team 9 Texas

Lacrosse Bio: Coach Ben James graduated from Stratford High School (2011) in Houston, Texas as two time All-State and one time All-District midfielder. Coach James played four years at DII Shorter University (2012-2015) and finished his college lacrosse career as the highest scoring midfielder in program history. Currently, Coach James is the Offensive Coordintor at Stratford High School (2016). He was voted Assistant Coach of the Year (2016) in the City of Houston.