Coyote Director



Coach Lou Corsetti

This marks Coach Corsetti’s 42 year as a player and coach.  Coach Corsetti has had many roles as a local and national lacrosse ambassador. Lou has had the pleasure of coaching 40 All-American Players, 14 Academic All-Americans, over 150 All-State Players (New York and Georgia) and several All-Star teams including the first Lacrosse Team to participate in the Georgia Games in 1993.

Lou has been part of US Lacrosse since it was established 18 years ago as “The National Governing Body” of the sport of lacrosse.  Lou has held many positions with US Lacrosse.  He is past President of the Georgia Chapter as well he has been on the National Youth Council since 2003.  Lou has been a fifteen time convention speaker at US Lacrosse’s National Convention and a Convention Committee member for six years. Lou was elected “Georgia’s Man of the Year in 2003″ and in June of 2005, Lou was elected to US Lacrosse Executive Committee, the first person from Georgia given such an honor.  Lou was also nominated in 2004 as US Lacrosse “Most Innovative Coach”.

Coach Corsetti hails from West Babylon, New York. Coach Lou had a very successful lacrosse career at Division I Marist College where he set scoring records many of which stand today.  A four time all-league attack man Lou was 3rd in the nation in scoring in 1981 and 4th in the nation in 1982. Coach Corsetti was also a member of the Football Team where he was a three time all-league selection and holds several team records and a NCAA record for Punt Return Touchdowns in a game.

Lou was elected to the Georgia Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2011 for his coaching and contributions to the game of lacrosse.

Board Positions & Associations:

  • Board Member and President US Lacrosse Foundation (Georgia Chapter) – 2002 to 2005
  • Executive Board Member US Lacrosse – 2005 to 2007
  • Board Member US Lacrosse Youth Council – 2003 to 2010
  • Founding Member for the Georgia Youth Lacrosse Association – 2002 to 2006
  • Member National Youth Sports Coaches Association – 1991 to present
  • Member Positive Coaching Alliance 2000 to present
  • Member Forsyth County Sports Association – 2005 to 2007
  • President Atlanta Youth Lacrosse 1999 to present

Certifications:

  • US Lacrosse, CEP Level 1,2 and 3 Certified Coach
  • 16  Time US Lacrosse Speaker – National Convention
  • Certified Clinician National Youth Sports Coaches Association – 1999 to present
  • GHSA Certified Coach
  • CPR and First Aid Certified Coach

Coaching Positions:

  • Assistant Coach Farmingdale University 1982
  • Assistant Coach Allen Stevenson School, New York, New York 1983,84,85
  • Head Coach North Georgia Club Lacrosse League Coach – 2003
  • Pace Academy Middle School Head Coach 2004 to 2009
  • Junior Team Georgia Head Coach – 2004 to 2006
  • Senior Team Georgia Head Coach – 2005 to 2006
  • Assistant Coach Kennesaw State University 2006
  • Lacrosse Director & Head Community Coach Riverwood High School – 2009 to 2014
  • Community Coach The Marist School, Atlanta – 2014 – present

Awards and Honors:

Published:

Coach Corsetti has been published in several periodicals.

  • US Lacrosse Drill Book
  • Invented the term DSP (Dodge Shoot & Pass) which is used in US Lacrosse Level 1 training manuals
  • Our Game: The Character & Culture of Lacrosse, by John Yeager
  • US Lacrosse “An Album of our Stories” Member Showcase

Speaking Engagements:

  • 2015 – Idaho Lacrosse Summit – Keynote Speaker
  • 2015 – Henry County Youth Lacrosse Association – Keynote Speaker
  • 2014 – BSN Sports – Guest Speaker for the BSN Coaches Clinic
  • 2011 & 12 – North Gwinnett Coaches Clinic

US Lacrosse Convention Speaker Presentations:

  1. 2002 – How to play Attack
  2. 2003 – Sportsmanship Round Table
  3. 2004 – Transition Drills that Work
  4. 2004 – Everyday Stick Drills – Foundation to Success
  5. 2005 – Lost Art of Stick Protection
  6. 2006 – Foundation for Youth Lacrosse Defense
  7. 2006 – Lacrosse Tic-Tac-Toe
  8. 2008 – Defensive Drills for Youth Lacrosse Players
  9. 2009 – Tryout Drills for All-Star Teams & Managing Expectations
  10. 2010 – Clearing and Riding “Doing the Little Things to Perfection”
  11. 2011 – Six Drills For Speed
  12. 2012 – Getting the Most out of a Short Practice
  13. 2012 – Recruiting Round Table
  14. 2013 – This is not working – changing your practice plan without changing your foundation
  15. 2014 – Progressive Shooting
  16. 2015 – Don’t Settle For 6 on 6: How To Score When You Are Not In a Settled Situation
  17. 2016 – Everything I know…Almost