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Men's Varsity Head Coach

Gordon Byrne


Dr. Gordon Byrne grew up in Weston, CT where he played Lacrosse starting at an early age. He lettered 4 yrs and was team Captain for both Football and Lacrosse. After High School he walked on and played Div. I Lacrosse at VMI earning a scholarship and lettered all 4 yrs, ending his career as a Team Tri-Captain before going overseas on a active duty Military tour in the Army. He spent 24 years in the Army retiring as a Major all along taking every opportunity to play Lacrosse. He has played Men's club ball in Virginia and Georgia. He is currently living in Girard with his wife Lia and two children Francesca 17 and Dante 13 who plays for Canfield, which allows him to coach in Canfield. He has been coaching in Canfield for two years. When he is not coaching Lacrosse, he coaches football and helps with conditioning and sideline medicine for Girard High Schools. He has been coaching football for the past 5 years ever since he returned from his year deployment to Iraq. Otherwise he is practicing as a Chiropractic Physician or spending tome with his family. 

Education: VMI BA Foreign Language, Life University BS Nutrition, Life University Doctor of Chiropractic
Experience: Canfield HS Varsity Lacrosse 3 yrs, Canfield Youth Lacrosse 3 yrs, Football Coach Girard HS 6 yrs., Owns and operates Byrne Chiropractic 20 yrs, MAJ (Ret.) US Army, Strength and Conditioning coach, Sports Medicine 5yrs, Director/Medical Examiner AOHS, Youngstown Orthopedic Associates 3 yrs. Spine Group. 
Certification and Training: US Lacrosse Level 1 and 2 Coach Certification, Strength and Conditioning, Sports Medicine, Trained in Lacrosse since 12 years old, Connecticut HS Lacrosse 4 yr Letter and Captain, Division I Mens Lacrosse VMI 4 yr Letter and Co-Captain, Mens Club Lacrosse Virginia, Mens Club Lacrosse Georgia. 




Varsity Men's Assistant Coach

Dylan Ciolino

Men's Varsity Assistant Coach

Dennis Peebles






Education

YSU Bachelors of Science degree (Pre-med): extensive background in biological sciences, chemistry/organic chemistry, physics, calculus, kinesiology
Pursuing a 4-yr teaching program @YSU for Integrated Sciences grades 7-12

EXPERIENCE
Work as a TKS trainer since 2013-to present
Head Coach of Canfield Lacrosse club 2013- present, for both Varsity and Middle school programs.
Lowellville football coach, both Junior Varsity Head coach and Assistant varsity coach 2012-2015
Created and directed the Youngstown YMCA Youth Strength & Conditioning program January 2000 To January 2010
Strength & Conditioning coach for the Cardinal Mooney freshman football team (2002-2009) as well as assistant coach for football. Organized and directed football camps (over 150-300 athletes) for the YMCA youth flag football and Cardinal Mooney Camp of Champions (2003-present) DeBartolo Sports University football camp (May 2009) – served as running backs coach for 3-day training

CERTIFICATIONS/TRAINING TECHNIQUES

US Lacrosse Level 1 Coach 2014-present; in process of receiving Level 2
Professional Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach (CSCS) through the NSCA 1995-present.
Certified Club Coach through the USAW, Olympic weightlifting for approximately 8 years.
Jump Stretch certified since 1999
Extensive study in kettle bells and club bells.

High School Women's Head Coach

Melinda Gueirrie

Varsity Women's Assistant Coach

Holly Seimetz