Dom Starsia: ADVNC Founder & CEO Chris Rotelli welcomes Lacrosse Hall of Famer, Dom Starsia to the show.
Starsia is one of the most successful coaches in the history of lacrosse. Starsia coached Rotelli at UVA where they combined to win the 2003 Division 1 National Championship. Starsia won 4 National Titles at UVA in all, and was inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2008. Starsia will be a Head Coach in the PLL this Summer.
Chris & Dom discuss the following on the show:
- Dom's days as a player at Brown University
- How the game of lacrosse has changed over the years
- Dom's decision to join the PLL as a Head Coach
- Overseeing his UVA team popularize 'The Dive'
- The return of 'The Dive' this season
- The best players and teams he's ever seen
- The key to building a Championship team
- Dom's lifelong love affair with the game of lacrosse
Marcus Holman & Adam Ghitelman: ADVNC Founder & CEO Chris Rotelli welcomes current Pro Lacrosse Players & University of Utah coaches, Marcus Holman & Adam Ghitelman.
Holman & Ghitelman are both veterans of the MLL and are set to make the leap to the newly formed PLL. They both starred in the ACC at UNC & UVA, respectively. And they are both assistant coaches at the University of Utah, where they will participate in the school's first ever Division 1 Season in 2019.
Chris, Marcus, and Adam discuss the following on the show:
- turning the Utah Utes into a Division 1 lacrosse program
- Long-term expectations for the Utah program
- Coaching under Marcus's dad, Utah Head Coach: Brian Holman
- Growing up in lacrosse hotbeds on the East Coast.
- Memories of playing at UNC & UVA
- The difference between lacrosse on the East & West Coast.
- Making the leap from the MLL to the PLL.
- The future of outdoor pro lacrosse
- The Give & Go Foundation
- Advice for young players who have college lacrosse aspirations
Steve Stenersen: ADVNC Founder & CEO Chris Rotelli welcomes the President & CEO of US Lacrosse, Steve Stenersen.
Steve has been at the helm of US Lacrosse since its inception in 2008. He has been a key part of the sport's explosion in popularity.
Steve & Chris discuss the following topics:
- Steve's intro to the sport of lacrosse
- Steve's days at UNC where he won 2 National Titles
- The growth of lacrosse, and why it isn't growing as rapidly now as it was 5 years ago
- The start of the PLL and the future of outdoor pro lacrosse
- Lacrosse's potential as an Olympic sport
- Steve's advice for parents & players who want to pursue college lacrosse
Rob Pannell: ADVNC Founder & CEO Chris Rotelli welcomes the reigning MLL MVP Rob Pannell to the show.
Rob is one of the most prolific attackmen in the history of lacrosse, and is widely regarded as one of the best current lacrosse players in the world.
Rob & Chris discuss the following topics:
- How Rob came to love playing lacrosse
- Getting recruited to Cornell
- Rob's record breaking 2013 season for the Big Red
- Winning a World Championship for Team USA
- Playing in the MLL and winning the 2018 MVP award
- How playing Box Lacrosse helps improve his skills
- Rob's fitness regimen
- His New "Attack Academy"
Paul Carcaterra: On this, our 2nd podcast episode, ADVNC Founder & CEO Chris Rotelli welcomes Paul Carcaterra to the show. Paul is one of the most well known and respected people in the entire sport of lacrosse.
He has been one of ESPN's top lacrosse analysts and sideline reporters since 2010. He is also a sideline reporter for ESPN's college football coverage. He played lacrosse at Syracuse, and helped lead the Orange to a National Title in 1995. Paul is also the founder of Maverik Showtime Lacrosse, one of the top college recruiting showcases in America.
Chris and Paul discuss a variety of topics including:
- How Paul came to love the game of lacrosse
- Paul's time at Syracuse in the midst of their unprecedented run of 22 straight Final Fours
- Paul's broadcasting career
- The growth lacrosse has enjoyed over the past decade
- A preview of the 2019 college lacrosse season amid the new rule changes
- Paul's advice for young players who want to play at the college level
Mikie Schlosser: Welcome to the inaugural edition of the ADVNC Lacrosse Podcast. Founder & CEO Chris Rotelli is your host for this episode. We are proud to have Mikie Schlosser as our first guest. Mikie started playing on ADVNC teams in 8th grade. He then was a 2 year captain for the University of Michigan lacrosse team. Mikie just won his 1st MLL Championship as a member of the Denver Outlaws. We hope you enjoy our show.