Boys and Girls Coaches

Girls Coaches

Janet Sampson

  • All American Scholar
  • 2016 Wagner College Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 1st team All American/All Conference/All Area
  • Wagner College Division 1 started all four years (97-2000)- Team Captain
  • 4 x All Conference All MAAC (97-98) All NEC (99-00)
  • 1996 graduate West Morris (team ranked 4th in state/state semifinals)
  • Livingston High School Assistant (2002) Varsity head coach 2003-2007
  • Assistant Varsity head coach Livingston Field Hockey
  • STEPs Lacrosse Coach 2002-2006

 

Jess Medvedich

  • Helped pioneer women's lacrosse at Hunterdon Central as a member of the 1993 inaugural season
  • Wing and 2nd Home position
  • Member of the Red Devils Group IV field hockey back to back State Championships
  • Jessica is excited to make lacrosse a family tradition with her son and daughter
  • Assistant Coach for First Shot Lacrosse

Jr Lions Lacrosse President

Kellly Herlihy

  • Stockton University lacrosse 4 year starter
  • 3 x Academic Athlete recognition- Stockton University
  • Alumnus of North Hunterdon High School- 3 year Varsity letter winner and team captain
  • Mid-fielder and Face off postion
  • Played in the NJ North/South HS All-Star and received all awards as junior and senior.
  • Youth lacrosse, soccer, football and basketball coach
  • Level 1 Certififed Coach-US Lacrosse

 

Sheri Laman

  • Palyed at Columbia HS (South Orange-Maplewood) 3 years varsity going to states 1 year
  • Attack position
  • Coach for Jr Lions Girls Field Hockey

Debra Minzola Jimenez

  • 2017 PA Hall of Fame Inductee
  • Former Member of the US National Team
  • Temple University Athletic Hall of Fame Unductee
  • Division I NCAA Lacrosse Champion
  • 3 x USWLA Lacrosse 1st team All American
  • MVP Lacrosse Temple University
  • Team Captain & MVP, Boyertown Area High School- Back to back Pennsylvania State Championships- HS record of 49-3
  • Outstanding HS Female Athlete of the Year (PA HS Sports Hall of Fame)
  • Former State Record of 106 goals senior year- 293 career goals high school (3 years)
  • Division I Field Hockey at Temple University
  • Elite Girls Lacrosse Coach for T3 Lacrosse
  • US Lacrosse Coaching Level One Certified
  • Coach for Jr Lions Girls Field Hockey
  • Head Coach North Hunterdon Regional High School

Boys Coaches

Jr Lions Lacrosse Select Commissioner

Nick Medvedich

  • Kean University 1995
  • 4 year letter winner in Lacrosse, captain for 2 seasons
  • One of the most prolific players for Kean- had 392 points, 217 goals, and 175 assists
  • One of only five players in Kean's lacrosse history to be selected to the North/South All-Star Game
  • 4 X Knickerbocker Conference All-Star
  • 2 Year team MVP
  • NJ Lacrosse player of the year in 93 & 95.
  • 2004 Inductee into the Kean Hall of Fame
  • 2011 Inductee into the NJ Lacrosse Hall of Fame
  • Graduate of Johnson Regional HS in Clark, NJ 3 year Varsity Letter winner in Lacrosse playing attack
  • Retruned to Johnson HS to be assistant Varsity coach, Head JV, and Freshman coach from 2000-2007
  • Completed the Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y course

Jim Nugent

  • Montclair State University - captain of the 1995 team
  • Montclair State University - Graduate Assistand Coach
  • Seton Hall Preparatory School- 4 years head coach
  • West Orange High School- Head coach JV/ Varisity Assistant Coach
  • Youth level coach- Junior Lions Lacrosse, First Shot Lacrosse, Warriors Lacrosse Club, Green and Gold Select, Maplewood Lacrosse Club (also oversaw the box lacrosse program)
  • Currently on staff at the Brothers All Star Lacrosse Camp Bernards and LBI, NJ and Performance Lacrosse Camp, Washington NJ

Jr Lions Boys Lacrosse Director

Brian Whiteley

  • North Hunterdon High School 1987
  • 3 year Varsity Letter winner in Lacrosse and Senior Captain
  • All Division player- Junior and Senior year
  • Fairleigh Dickinson Univsersity- Madison 1993
  • 4 year letter winner
  • 1989 Team MVP
  • #4 in Career Saves.
  • Recently completed his Master in Recreation and Sports Science at Ohio University
  • US Lacrosse certified official- recently completed the Vail Loredo Level 3 Clinic
  • Officiates high school games in NJ

Jr Lions Marketing Director

Adam (AJ) Wade

  • Amity Regional High School, 2 years varsity soccer, indoor track and outdoor track
  • All Housatonic League
  • All State
  • All New England
  • Qualified for Junior Olympics
  • 5 years coaching youth sports (lacrosse, soceer, basketball, and baseball)
  • Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y Certified
  • US Lacrosse Certified Level 1 Coach

 

John Peck

  • North Hunterdon High School 1990
  • 2nd team all county Midfield
  • Jr Lions Football coach

 

Thomas Regan

  • Maplewood Lacrosse Club (Columbia HS South Orange/Maplewood) 2 x 1st team All-State Attack/Midfield
  • Washington College Lacrosse, attack/midfield
  • Coached Mendham/Chester youth lacrosse for 9 years
  • Filled in as Mendham HS Men JV coach in 2007 and Varsity head coach in 2008
  • Youth basketball, football and soccer coach

Jr. Lions Lacrosse President

Kelly Herlihy

  • Stockton University lacrosse- 4 year starter
  • 3 x Academic Athlete recognition- Stockton University
  • Alumnus of North Hunterdon High School
  • 3 year Varsity letter winner and team captain
  • Mid-fielder and Face off postion
  • Played in the NJ North/South HS All-Star and received all awards as junior and senior.
  • Youth lacrosse, soccer, football and basketball coach
  • Level 1 Certified US Lacrosse Coach

Jr Lions Vice President

Dave Laman

  • Coached several levels with the Warriors/Jr Lions Lacrosse program
  • Coach for rec soccer as well as basketball in Union Township

 

Dan Rochelle

  • Voorhees High School 1984
  • Varsity lacrosse (midfield) and football (wide receiver and defensive back)
  • Junior Lions lacrosse coach for several different levels
  • Hunterdon Mohawks coach previously
  • Completed the Positive Coaching Alliance certification course, Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y course, and various lacrosse coaching clinics at both Rutgers University and North Hunterdon HS
  • Long time resident of Hunterdon county giving countless hours to coaching the youth in Lacrosse and Football

 

Tom Brady

  • High School and youth lacrosse and football in East Hanover, NJ
  • Coached for the Warriors/Jr Lions Lacrosse programs for several years
  • Jr Lions football coach