Coaching Staff

Mandy, "Coach g", exemplifies the concept of a "lifelong love of lacrosse".  Not only has she been coaching Field Hockey and Lacrosse in Ridley for the past 18 years, but she also served as a captain of the Ridley 1995 PA State Championship team, and was recently inducted into the Marple Newtown High School Hall of Fame for Lacrosse. Mandy, a 4-year student-athlete at Cabrini University, graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics. During her time there,  she served captain of the 1998 and 1999 teams, first-team All PAC and honorable mention honors for lacrosse and field hockey 1997, 1998, and 1999. As a center, she led the team to back-to-back PAC championships. 

 

Beginning in 2016, Coach g has served as the Girls Director of Lacrosse for WCLA and founded the WCLA Patriots girls travel lacrosse program.  She and her husband reside in West Chester with their son and daughter, and while she is not coaching lacrosse, enjoys spending her summer at the beach and cheering her kids on in their athletic endeavors. 

WCLA GIRLS PROGRAM DIRECTOR

AMANDA GIONFRIDDO

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John Nostrant is the co-founder of the locally and nationally recognized Mesa Lacrosse program and the varsity boys head lacrosse coach at Gilman.  Previously, Coach Nostrant served as the Boys Varsity Head Lacrosse Coach at The Haverford School for 28 years. As a player, John was a 3-time All-American midfielder at Washington College and a 2-time All-Pro player for the Philadelphia Wings and the Baltimore Thunder.  He also served as an assistant coach for the gold medal-winning 2008 USA U-19 lacrosse team.  

 

WCLA BOYS FALL & WINTER SKILLS CLINICS DIRECTOR

JOHN NOSTRANT

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Pete Borror was a 2x All American, 2x All Inter-Ac, 2x - All-State, 2x  All Delaware County, and Under Armour All American during his high school career.  He was a member of the University of Virginia Lacrosse Team from 2008-2010.

Coach Borror was part of the Haverford School varsity boys program from 2013-2018, assisting in their designation as High School National Champions in 2015.  Currently, Coach Borror is the head coach of Mesa 2022 and the head coach of St. Edmond's Academy boys lacrosse.

WCLA BOYS FALL & WINTER SKILLS CLINICS DIRECTOR

PETE BORROR

Madison Staska, "Coach Maddie", who has been coaching youth lacrosse for the past seven years, is very excited to direct the popular and expanding Futures program.

 

Maddie was a 4-year varsity lacrosse and field hockey player at Bishop Shanahan High School where she served as captain of both the lacrosse and field hockey teams in 2015.  A  2019 Graduate from West Chester University, Maddie was a 4-year member of the women's lacrosse team, a 2-time captain (2018, 2019), and a 3-year representative for WCU Women's Lacrosse on the Student-Athletic-Advisory-Committee.  Additionally, Maddie was the recipient of the WCU Athletics Distinguished Leadership award in 2019, the Scholar-Athlete Honors award (2015-2019) and a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honors Society

 

Currently, Maddie is pursuing her MBA at Saint Joseph's University with a concentration in accounting and is preparing for certified public accountant exams.

WCLA FUTURES DIRECTOR

MADISON STASKA

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