Since founding Prime Time in 2008, Nick has been involved in placing over 250 high school players at the collegiate level. Nick oversees all of Prime Time’s boys & girls programing, recruiting for all boys high school players and premier events.
In addition to founding Prime Time, Director Daniello was the defensive coordinator at John Jay High School from 2016 – 2022, where he was a captain and player during his high school career. During his six years at John Jay, the Indians won back-to-back sectional championships (2018 & 2019) and were Class B State Finalist in 2019.
Director Daniello handles all our boys recruiting efforts, which has currently produced 8 straight double digit DI recruiting classes with the last three classes averaging 16+ DI players. Additionally, for the last 10 our boys recruiting classes average over 20 players going on to play at the collegiate level.
A graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology, Nick was a four year starter for the Ducks at defense where he anchored one of the top defensive units in the country his senior year. During his time at Stevens Nick was a 1st Team All-Knickerbocker, 1st Team All Empire 8 and Team MVP. For his efforts his senior year, Nick was selected for the prestigious Division Three North South Game featuring the nations top senior lacrosse players.
Coach Chris Daniello is involved in the planning of all lacrosse programing throughout Prime Time and is currently the Prime Time 2025 Head Coach. A former Major League Lacrosse Fourteenth Overall Selection by the Chesapeake Bayhawks, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge to Prime Time’s offensive players. Throughout his MLL career Chris also spent time with the Hamilton Nationals and New York Lizards. Prior to the MLL, Chris was a two year starter and two time National Champion for the Syracuse Orange where he was a Captain his senior year. Chris scored the first goal in the 2009 National Championship and was Third Team All-American for the Orange. In addition to taking home All-American honor’s his senior year and leading the Orang in points, Chris was the 2010 Big East Attackman of the Year. Chris is originally from Cross River, New York where he was an All-American at John Jay High School. In addition to All-American honors he was named the Journal News Player of the Year and selected to the East Team for the National Senior Showcase.
Coach Meola continues to help grow the game with his knowledge and ever-evolving pedagogy. Currently, Alfredo is the Head Varsity Coach at Briarcliff Manor high school in Section 1. Coming off a 2019 season where Coach Meola lead his varsity squad to the runner-up finish in the New York Class D State Championship. In the spring of 2021, Coach Meola lead his squad to another Sectional Championship in 2021 and to the number 1 ranking in the the section. A seasoned high school coach throughout the years, he has been named Section 1 Coach of the Year in three times most recently in 2019 and Assistant Coach of the Year at Ridgefield. While at Ridgefield, Alfredo played a tremendous role in helping Ridgefield win the 2011 FCIAC and CT State Championships fo the Tigers. Alfredo was a two sport athlete at Elmira College playing hockey and lacrosse. Prior to Elmira , he was an All-American at Lakeland High School. After college, Alfredo played professional hockey for six years and is a proud father of two children Luca and Lila.
Coach Chris Madalon was a two time High School All-American at Darien High School (CT). Collegiately Chris went on to be an All-ACC Goalie for the University of North Carolina (2011), then played professionally in the MLL for seven years. In 2019, he was an MLL All-Star for the Atlanta Blaze in a season where he broke the Major League Lacrosse single season save record. During his MLL tenure, he played for the New York Lizards, Atlanta Blaze, and Philadelphia Barrage.
Coach Madalon has played a crucial role in the development of our entire organizations goalies which has resulted in 15 of our goalies committing to play at the collegiate level from our last 8 recruiting classes with 12 of the 15 goalies going on to play Division 1.
Committed Goalies Since 2016
- Prime Time 2016- Jack Stephenson (Brunswick, CT) – Georgetown
- Prime Time 2016- Liam Donelly (Yorktown, NY) – Albany
- Prime time 2016 – Charlie McAllister (Iona Prep, NY)- Coast Guard
- Prime Time 2017 – Will Ramos (Nyack, NY) – Albany
- Prime Time 2017 – Gabe Stein (New Fairfield, NY) – Marquette
- Prime Time 2018 – Shahe Katchadurian (John Jay, NY) – Syracuse
- Prime Time 2019 – Andrew Calabrese (Wilton, CT) – Navy
- Prime Time 2019 – Ben Rakower (Bryam Hills, NY) – Princeton
- Prime Time 2020 -Nicholas Pecora (Deerfield, MA) – Lehigh
- Prime Time 2020 – Jake Phillips (Weston, CT) -Bowdoin
- Prime Time 2021 – Aidan Koff (John Jay, NY) – Delaware
- Prime Time 2021 – Dante Batista (Kent, CT) – Bellarmine
- Prime Time 2022 – Luke Schlank (Brunswick, CT) – Georgetown
- Prime Time 2022- Andrew Minard (John Jay, NY) – Ithaca
- Prime Time 2023- Kevin Devine (North Rockland, NY) – Providence
Prime Time Lacrosse is fortunate enough to have the greatest faceoff specialist in the world as part of our Prime Time Staff. The founder of the Faceoff Academy , works with our players throughout the whole year as this training is included as part of our fall and summer tuition!
- Face Off Specialist for PLL Redwoods LC
- 2019 PLL All-Star
- FaceOff Specialist for Team USA
- 2018 Gold Medalist
- US record holder for FO% in a world games (81%)
- FaceOff Specialist for the New York Lizards
- 12 Year MLL Veteran
- 2015 MLL League MVP
- 2015 MLL/US Lacrosse Sportsman of the Year
- 3x MLL FaceOff Man of the Year
- 6x MLL All-Pro
- 5x MLL All-Star
- MLL Career FO Wins Leader
- MLL Career Ground ball Leader
- MLL Record Holder for Most FO wins in a season
- MLL Record Holder for highest win % in a season
- MLL Record Holder for Most GB in a season
- NY Lizards Career FaceOff wins Leader
- NY Lizards Career Groundball Leader
- Penn State University (2002-2006)
OFF THE FIELD
- Co-Founder & Coach of The FaceOff Academy
- Co-Founder of FOANutrition.net
- USAW Certified Olympic Weightlifting Coach
- US Lacrosse Convention Speaker
- B.S. Kinesiology from Penn State University
Coach Bulkley brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as one of Connecticut’s top high school coaches. Entering his 1st year as Head Coach of the Prime Time 2029 team, Scott was the Head Coach of our National ranked Prime Time 2022 team that had 22 out of 23 players committed to play in college including 17 division one players.
Coach Bulkley is currently the President of the CT high School Coaches association for the past 7 years and has accumulated over 150 wins as a head coach in the state of Connecticut. In 2015, Scott was named FCIAC Coach of the Year, Class L Coach of the Year and Connecticut US Lacrosse Coach of the Year. Scott is currently the Head Coach at Newtown High School. In his first year at Newtown High School, Coach Bulkley led the Nighthawaks to the South West Conference Championship Title in Connecticut. Prior to Newtown, Scott was the Head Lacrosse Coach at Greenwich High School in Connecticut where he helped build the team into a national power where he led his team to a Class L State Title in 2014. In addition to winning a state title, Scott led Greenwich to an FCIAC title in 2010 in his first year as Head Coach. Prior to Greenwich, Bulkley was the Associate Head Coach for the Darien high school. During that time Darien won five FCIAC and five Connecticut Class M State Championships. Collegiately, Scott was a captain of the University of North Carolina Men’s Lacrosse team where he was a three time Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Champion.
Coach Synowiez brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our offensive players. Coach Synowiez is currently the Head Lacrosse Coach at Scarsdale High School. In the spring of 2021 Coach Synowiez lead the Raiders to Scarsdale High School’s record setting season, which resulted in a major upset of Section 1 power Mamaroneck HS for the Class A Sectional Title earning James the Class A Coach of the Year Honors! Prior to being named Head Coach, he had been an assistant varsity coach at Scarsdale High School since 2014. Collegiately James stared for Manhattan college where he was the 2009 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year and 2009 & 2010 1st Team All MAAC Selection. Prior to attending Manhattan James started at Onondaga Community College where he was a major contributor on the 2007 Undefeated National Championship team and 2008 NJCAA Regional Three First Team. In High School James is the All Time Goal and Point Record Holder at Owego Free Academy High School and a 3x Section 4 Lacrosse All Star.
Coach Guski brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the offensive side of the ball. The Prime Time 2030 Head Coach formerly read our national ranked Prime Time 2021 team that featured 16 division one players.
A seasoned high school offensive coordinator in the Tristate, Coach Guski is currently coaches for nationally known Yorktown High School. Prior to Yorktown, Coach Guski spent 9 years ( 2013 – 2022) as a Varsity Assistant Coach for New York power John Jay High School. While at John Jay Coach Guski was part of back to back sectional titles (2018 & 2019) for the Indians. In 2019, he helped lead the Indians to Indians 2019 Class B New York State Championship and developed a number of High School All-Americans under his watch.
Prior to John Jay, Coach Guski was a Varsity Assistant Coach at Scarsdale High School from 2009 – 2011. Collegiately Coach Guski was an All-American at Division One UMASS where he was a team captain. In high school, Jeremy won a State Championship at Mahopac where he was an All-American his senior year.
Joining the Prime Time family in the fall of 2016, Coach Goldmann brings over 15 years of high school coaching to our staff. Currently James is the Head Coach at Archbishop Stepinac High School, Goldmann has brought two NYCHSAA “A” City titles to Stepinac, along with a 2013 CHSAA “A” Downstate title. He was named CHSAA “Coach of the Year” in 2013 after finishing the season with 16 wins. Stepinac was elevated to “AA” play in 2015, and now plays at the top of the Catholic League. Prior to Stepinac, Coach Goldmann spent three years as an assistant at Oneonta High School. James played his collegiate lacrosse at Division 3 SUNY-Oneonta.
With us since Day 1, Coach Hautau brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our offensive players as a seasoned high school and former college coach. Coach Hautau is currently the Offensive Coordinator for Wilton High School. A winner at every high school he has coached at, Coach Hautau ran the offensive for 2021 Class B Sectional Champion Rye High School before moving on to Wilton in the spring of 2022.
Prior to Rye, Coach Hautau was at Division III Manhattanville College from 2018-2020 where he received his teaching degree and masters. His coaching career also includes stops at Division I Binghamton University and six years as the offensive coordinator at Greenwich High School where he helped lead the team to a state championship in 2014. Prior to his time at Greenwich Nick was an assistant varsity coach at New York power John Jay High School.
Collegiality, Nick played attack for Sacred Heart University and was a High School All-American at John Jay.
Coach O’Rourke brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our goalies. A seasoned high school and former college coach in the Tristate, Coach O’Rourke recently spent 5 years ( 2017 – 2022) as a Varsity Assistant Coach for New York power John Jay High School. While at John Jay Coach O’Rourke was part of back to back sectional titles for the Indians and part of the staff for the Indians 2019 Class B New York State Championship runner up squad.
Prior to John Jay, Sean was the Head Coach at Scarsdale High School from 2004 – 2011 and Assistant Varsity Coach at Horse Greeley High School in 2016. Before joining the high school coaching ranks, Coach O’Rourke was a college assistant coach at Division One Dartmouth College and at his alma mater Nazareth College. While at Nazareth, Coach O’Rourke was an All-American goalie.
Mike Bartomioli spent a year as an assistant coach with the University of Pennsylvania men’s lacrosse program, after being the Director of Lacrosse Operations for the men’s and women’s lacrosse programs for the 2015, 2017 & 2018 seasons.
As a player, Coach Bartomioli began his college career at Providence College, where he played two years of lacrosse and earned the Team Character Award. He then transferred to the University of Michigan, where he was a part of two Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) club championship teams with the Wolverines. Bartomioli received UM’s Rookie of the Year award in 2009 and its Commitment/Citizenship Award in 2010, and was a two-time all-conference selection.
Coach Bartomioli spent the 2011 season as an assistant coach with the University of Florida’s club program, and was an assistant coach at John Jay High School in Katonah, N.Y., from 2012-14.
Ryan Tirelli, Played High School Lacrosse at Yorktown High School and then went on to play division 3 Lacrosse at Mount Ida College, where he won conference championships and was named captain senior year. Post college, Ryan started his coaching career at New Rochelle High School for one season where he then left for Briarcliff High School. Ryan has been at Briarcliff for 7 years now, holding positions of modified head coach, JV head coach and varsity assistant where he now continues to be today. Ryan came to us for 2020’s last season and now co-coaches the 2028 team.
Coach Spillane enters his third year at Prime Time, bringing with him a variety of coaching and playing experience. Coach Spillane is currently the Varsity Assistant at John Jay, after several stops in Section 1 and Long Island. Most recently, Coach Spillane helped Byram Hills reach the Section Finals twice in 2 seasons and enjoy two of there best seasons in school history. In his time coaching, Coach Spillane has worked with and helped to develop numerous All-Section and All-American players, and was a member of the Nassau County Coaching Staff of the Year in 2014. Coach Spillane played his college lacrosse at Manhattan College, where he was a three year starter in the midfield, and was elected captain twice. He was a 2x All-Section player, and Honorable Mention All-American at Carey High School on Long Island.
Coach Coppolecchia brings a wealth of knowledge to the defensive side of the field and to player health. Professionally Chris was a 2015 supplemental draft pick by the New York Lizards where he was a member of the team throughout the year. Collegiately Coach Coppolecchia was a four-year starter and Captain at Division One Quinnipiac University. He was a First Team NEC Defender and was selected his senior year to the prestigious North South Senior All-Star game. A licensed physical therapist, Chris is big propionate of helping keep our players on the field and with injury prevention.
Vincent’s life has always revolved around sports, as he was a three-sport athlete at John Jay High School and played collegiate Lacrosse at Bridgewater College. Aside from being an athlete, Vincent stayed in sports, working as soon as he could at his family-owned youth sports facility the Brewster Sports Center. As Vincent grew older his responsibilities grew on and off the field, as he was elected team captain for the Bridgewater Eagles his senior year; along with going from a young janitor and score keeper to a full-time employee at the family business as a coach, floor supervisor, and tournament director.
Upon graduation, Vince returned to his High School alma mater were he was the Head JV Coach At John Jay High School in Spring 2020 & 2021. Vince currently is coaching in the John Jay Youth Lacrosse program and continues to exude his versatility at Athletes Hospitality as he works on aspects of the youth sports event process.