Please join us in welcoming our new Boys Lacrosse Coaching Staff for the 2019 season: Head Coach, Liam Benincasa, and Assistant Coaches Mark Kimener and John Kimener. They will be coaching both our Varsity and Junior Varsity teams.
Liam Benincasa, Head Coach
Coach Liam “Benny” Benincasa was born in Upstate New York. As a hockey and lacrosse standout, he applied and was selected to attend The Millbrook School in Millbrook, NY. During his time there he was a 12 letterman, multi-year captain and was selected to the All New England Team in both hockey and lacrosse. After his time at Millbrook, he attended both Elmira and Marist Colleges before joining the United States Navy. In 2016, he was hired as the Bishop Sullivan JV Lacrosse Coach and soon after began coaching for the Landstown Eagles, a local select organization. In 2017, he took over as the Head Lacrosse Coach and Training Director of the organization. Over the last two years, Coach Benny has coached every age group from 4U to Collegiate. He and his wife have three children and reside in Virginia Beach area. After serving 20 years of decorated service as a Chief Warrant Officer, he will be retiring this summer.
Mark Kimener, Assistant Coach
Coach Kimener is a decorated All-State athlete from Oakton High School in Northern, VA (football, lacrosse, and wrestling). He went on to play football at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst; accolades to include Academic All-American, All-Conference, All-District, All-Region. Coach Kimener has over 20 years of coaching experience in both football and select lacrosse. He is a current competitive powerlifter, holding many national championship titles, and is an internationally ranked Strongman.
John Kimener, Assistant Coach
Coach John Kimener comes to us from Paul VI Catholic HS, where he has coach lacrosse for the last three years. Prior to coaching at Paul the VI, Coach Kimener was founder and commissioner of the Chantilly Youth Lacrosse Association and has coached various youth football and lacrosse teams. Coach Kimener is a graduate of both Bishop O'Connell ('69) and Xavier University ('74). He is married with six kids, four of whom played collegiate lacrosse and one who recently retired from the MLL. Coach Kimener has just retired from over 40 years as a Supervisory Contract Specialist - Naval Sea Systems Command.
Together, this coaching staff has almost 50 years of coaching experience. They have a great range of age, ability, and experience that will set them apart. We are very proud of the group we have put together. They are anxious to get working with the boys and are looking forward to an exciting season this spring!