Coaches

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Gatt

Head Coach LKS 2024

Hometown Welland, Ontario
High School Notre Dame HS
College Bellarmine University
Residence Louisville, KY
Coaching Experience Co-owner & Director L4 Box Lacrosse, L4 Assistant Coach 2020/2021/2022, Louisville Kings 2024 Head Coach 
Related Achievements Drafted by Akwesasne Indians of the Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League at age 16, Two-time provincial champion with Niagara Raiders, Canadian National Champion with Team Ontario, Captain at St. Catherines Jr A Athletics, Played club field lacrosse for Edge out of Ontario and attended Bellarmine Univ, drafted to the Arena Lacrosse League after college and played for the St. Catherines Shockwave
   
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NATE

Blue

Head Coach LKS 2025

Hometown Medina, OH
High School Medina High School (OH)
College Bellarmine University
Residence Louisville, KY
Coaching Experience Head Coach Burning River Lacrosse 2009-2013 6-9th Grade. True Lacrosse 6th grade Head coach 2013-2014. Ballard Lacrosse Assistant Varsity Coach 2015-2017. LKS 2025 Head Coach 2017-Present, 6 X Tournament Champion
Related Achievements 4 Time Letter winner at Medina High School, 2011 All American, 1st Team All State. 4 Year player at Bellarmine University, appeared in 23 career games. 
   

RICK

Kronberger

Assistant Coach 2025

Hometown Ellicott City, MD
High School Mt. Hebron (MD)
College Virginia Wesleyan 2010
Residence Louisville, KY
Coaching Experience Assistant coach for 757 Select U13 and U15 Travel Lacrosse Program 2011-2012
Head coach for 757 Select U11 Travel Lacrosse Program 2013
Assistant Defensive Coach for Virginia Wesleyan 2014
Assistant coach for Kings Select 2025 travel Program 2018
Related Achievements Maryland 2A/3A High School State Champion 2006
2nd Team All-County Defensemen 2006
Team Captain at Virginia Wesleyan 2010
   

BOBBY

Schmitt

Head Coach LKS 2026

Hometown Louisville, KY
High School St. Xavier (KY)
College Bellarmine University
Residence Louisville, KY
Coaching Experience 10+ years of coaching experience. 3 year High School Varsity Head Coach at Louisville Collegiate, 6 year Head Coach for various elite youth travel teams(LKS, Titanium, L4 Lacrosse, Stickhead) 
Related Achievements Bellarmine University (2011-2016), D1 All-American 2014, professional Lacrosse Player for Ohio Machine (2016-2018), Kings Lacrosse Team Head Coach 
   

NICK

Soriano

Assistant Coach LKS 2026

Hometown Flemington, New Jersey
High School Hunterdon Central High School
College Bellarmine University
Residence Louisville, KY
Coaching Experience Kentucky Country Day Head Varsity Coach: 2019-Present
Coached 2 US Lacrosse All-Americans
Louisville Kings Select 2026 Assistant Coach (Defensive Coordinator): 2018-Present
First place in the U11 Gold Division at 2019 Ohio Lacrosse Festival (Columbus, OH).
Second place in the Open Division at 2019 Country Lax Festival (Nashville, TN).
Kentucky Country Day Assistant Varsity Coach: 2016-2019
Red and Black Elite Assistant Lacrosse Coach: 2010-2012
Related Achievements Standout lacrosse player for Hunterdon Central High School.
3 Year Letter Winner, Captain.
Member of Red and Black Elite Lacrosse Club, Patriot Lacrosse Club and Morris Select Lacrosse.
Bellarmine University Men’s Lacrosse – Division 1 (4 Year NCAA Letter).
Team LKS: Assistant Coach (Defensive Coordinator.
   

ANDREW

Wolford

Head Coach LKS 2027

Hometown Columbus, OH
High School Worthington Kilbourne
College Bellarmine University
Residence Louisville, KY
Coaching Experience 8 years experience at club level (River Rats, Thoroughbreds, Titanium, True, Kings Select,
Program Director for True/Titanium KY (2016), 8 years high school level ( as asst 3 as head coach at KCD)
Kings Select Coach (2016 – Present), L4 Box Instructor
Related Achievements 4 year letter winner at Bellarmine, Kings 2023 6x tournament champions, 4x runners up, 2019 Kings Select USBOXLA Nationals Bantam Bronze Medal, 2015 Kentucky State Runners Up (KCD)
   

ANDREW

Purdie

Assistant Coach 2027

Hometown Louisville, KY
High School Trinity HS
College University of Ky
Residence Louisville, KY
Coaching Experience 2014-16 Anchorage Middle Head Coach
16-19 D coordinator Christian Academy
True Elite: 15,16,17 travel club
2018 Louisville Kings D coordinator “Present”
Related Achievements 2x all state 1st team selection
2007 Trinity D player of the year
2006 FCA National Team Member
   

JAY

Desnoyers

Head Coach 2028

Hometown Wilmington, NC
High School Ashley High School (NC)
College Bellarmine University
Residence Louisville, KY
Coaching Experience Has been coaching and growing the sport since high school in 2010. Coached in North Carolina for the Cape Fear Shamrocks for 5 years. Coached from U-9 all through elite high school age groups. Coached several players from NC who are now playing Division 1(Army, Mount St Mary’s) Coached for the Mingos 8th grade team in 2019 with L4 and won 2 out of 3 tournaments. 
Related Achievements Racked up 69 goals and 31 assists as a senior, being named an Adidas All-American…Finished career as the all-time leader in goals, assists and points at Ashley High School…Two-time second-team All-State selection…Named first-team All-Conference as sophomore, junior and senior…Named team captain as a senior and received team’s Coaches Award three times

Pete

Schroeder

Assistant Coach 2025

Hometown Flemington, NJ
High School Hunterdon Central High School (NJ)
College Kutztown University / University of Louisville
Residence Louisville, KY
  Head Coach Trinity High School 2002-20, coach Louisville Canards Senior box lacrosse 2019-20, head coach Kentucky Stickhorses NALL box lacrosse 2012-13, head coach Bluegrass Bats HS 2009-12, assistant coach Brine National Lacrosse classic 2010-13, assistant coach US Lacrosse National Senior Showcase 2011, assistant coach Laxville U15 2013, assistant coach LKS 2024 2019-20, coach L4 Intermediate HS Box 2019-20, General Manager Jtown Dragons L4BLL 2020. 
Related Achievements 250+ career wins & 6 state titles at Trinity, 3-time Kentucky Coach of the Year, 2015 Kentucky Lacrosse Hall of Fame inaugural class. 1985 All-Pitt Division.

JC

Hutchins

Assistant Coach 2028

Hometown  
High School Westminster High School (MD)
College Bellarmine University
Residence Louisville, KY
Coaching Experience Over 12 years of coaching experience in Louisville
College: Assistant Coach Bellarmine University 2008 (Recruiting and Goalies)
High School: Assistant Coach (Defensive Coordinator) Louisville Collegiate School 2008-2016, and Assistant Coach (Goalies and Defense) Trinity High School 2017-Current.
Club: Laxville, Howlin’ Hounds, True and L4.
Related Achievements DMulti-sport athlete in High School (Football-All-State, DPOY Senior Year, Lacrosse)
4-time Lacrosse letter winner and Captain at Westminster High School (MD), All-County Junior Year…1st Freshman to play on Varsity in the schools history.
3-time Captain, team MVP and starting goalie for Bellarmine University (part of the Inaugural Team).rafted by Akwesasne Indians of the Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League at age 16, Two-time provincial champion with Niagara Raiders, Canadian National Champion with Team Ontario, Captain at St. Catherines Jr A Athletics, Played club field lacrosse for Edge out of Ontario and attended Bellarmine Univ, drafted to the Arena Lacrosse League after college and played for the St. Catherines Shockwave