Jack Piatelli

Founder and Owner

Widely regarded as one of the country’s premier teachers of the game, Jack is a 1986 graduate of Springfield College where he was a captain and All-American selection in his senior year, later going on to a successful professional career with the Boston Blazers. Jack has coached at the youth level high school level, college level and professional level. He has 3 kids Julianne, John and Brian who are also players and enthusiats of the game. Jack is the owner and director of Piatelli Lacrosse and the regional representative for True Lacrosse.

  • Founder and Director of Piatelli Lacrosse
  • Inducted into the New England Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1998
  • Kent School Athletic Hall of Fame – 2007 
  • Springfield College Athletics Hall of Fame – 2011
  • Eastern Mass Lacrosse Hall of Fame – 2015
  • Springfield College 2nd Team All-American – 1986  
  • Top ten at Springfield College all-time in career points  – 211
  • N.E. Lax Journal 19th all-time greatest player born in New England 
  • Head Lacrosse coach Brookline HS 1987 and 1988  
  • Assistant coach Dean College 1990 – 1994  
  • Head Coach Boston Rockhoppers professional indoor team 2013-2014  
  • 2002 Member USA Masters team participated in the World games Perth Australia  
  • Member of the Boston Blazers professional indoor team 1988 – 1992 


Ryan Murphy

Director of Operations

Ryan Murphy is the director of operations for Piatelli Lacrosse where he oversees the day-to-day operation of the organization. Ryan has extensive coaching experience at the youth, high school, and college level.

A 2010 graduate of Mansfield High School, Ryan went on to attend Springfield College where he twice earned  first team all-conference honors and finished his career 18th all-time in points in school history. The talented attacker graduated in 2014 with a degree in Sports Management.

On the high school level Ryan has served as the head coach at Sharon High School (2015) and Dennis-Yarmouth High School (2016). In 2017 Ryan moved to the college ranks and became the assistant coach at Mass Maritime Academy in 2017. From the fall of 2017-2020 he served as the head lacrosse coach at UMass Dartmouth. From 2020-2021 Ryan was the assistant coach at Wheaton College. 

Ryan also has extensive club lacrosse experience. He served as the operations manager for Kings Lacrosse from 2017-2022. He coached with Nations Best Lacrosse from 2021-2022 and Knights Box Lacrosse from 2020-2022.

Chris Widelo

Director of Marketing