Midwest Express

Directors & Coaches

Midwest Express

Directors & Coaches

Coaching Staff

Our coaching staff features some of the area’s most respected coaches. We place emphasis on skill instruction and player development, while also expanding the understanding of game concepts and team strategies.

Midwest Express Coaches are current and former college D1 players, All-Americans, state champions, current HS and college-level coaches,  all with a proven track record of winning and growing the game of lacrosse

John Doss, Director & 2022 MW Region Coach

  • Head Coach Brownsburg High School, 2016-present
  • 2019 Hoosier Crossroads Conference Coach of the Year
  • Head Coach Indy Elite, 2015-2018
  • Played collegiately at San Jose State University (MCLA)
  • Two-time WCLL All Star (Goalie)

Sam Bedich, Youth and Faceoff Coach

  • 4 Year Varsity Lacrosse Player for Cathedral High School (2017-2020)
  • US All American Junior year (2019)
  • 2-time 1st team All State (2018 & 2019)
  • Nominated to play on Croatia’s National Lacrosse Team
  • Faceoff Coach for Midwest Express since 2019

Scott Beesley, 2022 MW Region Coach

  • Head coach of the Hamilton Southeastern (HSE) Royals, 2013-Present
  • 2018 Indiana State Champions
  • 2019 Indiana State Runner-Up
  • Four consecutive Final Fours appearances (’16-’19)
  • HCLC Conference Champions (’16,’18,’19)
  • Hoosier Crossroads Lacrosse Conference Coach of the Year (2016)
  • Scott Beesley – Coach
    • During his time at HSE, the lacrosse program has grown from a club sport (2013-2015) to a school recognized, varsity sport (2016-present)
    • Coach Beesley has accumulated an overall record of 88-41 (20-19 in his first two season and 68-22 over the last four years)
    • Coached five U.S. All-Americans, eleven 1st Team All-State Players, seven 2nd Team All-State Players
    • Vice President and Coach, Mad Cats Lacrosse, 2015-2019
    • Assistant coach at Noblesville and HSE before taking over as Hamilton Southeastern Head Coach in 2013
    • Played club lacrosse while getting a degree in health and physical education at Ball State University
    • Graduated Noblesville High School, Noblesville, IN in 2007; played soccer and lacrosse

Bob Budington, 2023 MW Region Coach

Bob has been coaching lacrosse on the North Shore of Chicago for over 10 years-
• In 2008, started and directed the North Shore Lacrosse Club
• Coordinated off-season skills program for New Trier High School for three years
• Most recently, started the Bombers Lacrosse Club, where he served as Head of Coaching

College:
Cornell University, 1987-1991
• 1987 D1 National Champion Runner Up

High School Graduated Dulaney High School, Timonium , MD
• 1986 State Champions (Undefeated)
• 1987 State Runner Up
• 1987 All Baltimore Metro Team

Josh Coons

Coaching

  • Offensive Coordinator – Zionsville High School, 2018
  • Graduate Assistant at UIndy, 2019 (Division II Final 4 Team)

High school

  • Carmel High School, 2009-13
    • Three-time 1st team all state
    • Two-time All-American
    • Two-time Indiana State Champions
    • 2011 Indiana State Championship MVP

College

  • Lindenwood University, 2013-17
    • Furthest west team to make the NCAA Division II post-season tournament
    • 1st player to reach 100 points in program history
    • Four-year starter

Jimmy Danaher, Goalie Coach

  • Coached Long Island Express in 2015 & 2016
  • Various Private Goalie Lessons and Clinics in NY, NJ, WI, and IL from 2014-2019

High School:
Don Bosco Preparatory High School (2009-2013)

First Team All-State & All-County Goalie in New Jersey (2013)
Bergen County Champions (2012, 2013)
New Jersey Non Public-A State Champions (2013)
Played Club Lacrosse for Long Island Express (2011-2013)
College: Marquette University (2014-2017)

2x Big East Conference Champion (2016, 2017)
2x Big East Conference Defensive Player of the Week (2015,2016)
Record for Most Wins in Marquette Lacrosse History (22 Wins)
Big East All-Academic Team (2015-2017)

Michael Duffy, HS and Goalie Coach

  • Graduate of Bishop Chatard High School (2020)
  • 1st Team All-State (2019)
  • Conference Player of the Year (2019)
  • Academic All-State (2019 & 2020)
  • Current Goalie at Ohio Northern University (D3)
  • Coach for Midwest Express (2019-Present)

Luke Karnick, State HS Coach

  • Assistant coach for Brownsburg lacrosse
  • First and only midfielder in Hanover College Lacrosse history to score 100-plus goals over career (2011–2015)
  • Hanover College record for most career goals and points for a midfielder
  • Hanover College lacrosse Offensive Player of the Year (2015)
  • Ohio River Lacrosse Conference First Team All-Conference Midfielder (2015)
  • Member of Latvian National Lacrosse Team (2013)
  • Midwest Lacrosse Conference Honorable Mention All-Conference Midfielder (2013)

Scott Kemp, State MS Coach

  • Former player Sutherland High School – Pittsford, NY
  • Former player Nazareth College (Div III), Midfield – Rochester, NY
  • Graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) – Rochester, NY
  • Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach –  Hamilton Southeastern (HSE) High School (2007-2012) – Fishers, IN
  • Director of Coach & Player Development HSE-Fishers Youth Boys Lacrosse (2014-2015 & 2018 – present)
  • HSE-Fishers Youth Boys Spring Lacrosse Coach (2012 – present)

Head Coach U12 Indiana State Champions (2019)

  • Mad Cats Boys Summer Club Lacrosse Coach (2012-2018)
  • Resides in Fishers, IN with wife Tracey and children Ryan, Max, Lauren

Scott Kolb, State HS Coach

Scott Kolb has been instrumental in the establishment, growth, and leadership for the sport of lacrosse in the states of Illinois, California, and Indiana. He is a long-time dedicated member of US Lacrosse as a parent, player, official, coach and fan of the game. Scott is a US Lacrosse Certified Level 2 Boys Coach.

Scott is a Founder and Past President of the Indiana Youth Lacrosse Association (IYLA) and served on the Board of Directors for US Lacrosse, Indiana Chapter and the Cathedral High School Girls Lacrosse Program. He is the Founder and Director of Coaching for the Saint Simon Lacrosse Club Ministry and SmartLacrosse… serving youth boys and girls in Indianapolis.

Scott is a student and lifetime journeyman of the game of lacrosse… he was taught fun, fundamentals, and fellowship in the game at a very early early age in Baltimore… and went on to play and coach at every level… youth, high school (John Carroll) college (Univ of Maryland) and post-collegiate Club (NIU, Windy City LC, Orange County LC, and Circle City LC). Scott’s knowledge, skills, and abilities are highly regarded throughout the lacrosse community and he has worked hard to grow the game across the country… inspiring proper skill-set fundamentals, IQ, and honor to the game.

Scott also teaches and serves coaches, student athletes, parents, and youth sports organizations as a Certified Trainer for PCA (“Positive Coaching Alliance”), University of Notre Dame’s (“Play Like A Champion Today”) and the Catholic Youth Organization.

Scott currently serves as an Assistant Varsity Boys Lacrosse Coach at Cathedral High School (two Indiana State titles) and as a Coach/Instructor for MaxLax Indy. Scott formerly coached club lacrosse for Titanium and True. He stills plays competitive lacrosse today.

Cyle Moscowitz, 2024 MW Region and Faceoff Coach

As a player:

  • Graduate of Westlake High School (2013); 2-time Marmonte League Champion
  • Graduate of University of Indianapolis (2019)
  • 2-time Great Lakes Vallet Conference Champion, 2019 NCAA Semifinalist

Coaching:

  • Varsity Assistant at Sierra Canyon High School; 2-time Gold Coast League Champions
  • Lebanon Valley College (D3) Assistant Coach
  • University of Indianapolis Assistant Coach; 2021 GLVC Champion, 2021 NCAA Quarterfinals

High School-

  • Team Indiana Travel Team, 2008-2010
  • Max Elite Top 100
  • Champion High School Showcase
  • Adidas All American Midwest Regional Team
  • Brebeuf Jesuit High School, Team Captain, 2009-2010
  • Brebeuf Jesuit High School, 4-Year Letter Winner, 2007-2010

Jack Neidlinger, State HS Coach

  • Player and 2020 graduate from Cathedral High School
  • 2019 IHSLA State Champion
  • 1st Team All-State (2019)
  • All-MSCLA (2019)
  • Student at Indiana University

Kevin Perk, MW Region Offensive Coach

Coaching-

  • Hamilton Southeastern High School, Varsity Offensive Coordinator, 2019-Present
  • Indy Lax Academy, Instructor/Coach, 2018-Present
  • Hamilton Southeastern High School, JV Head Coach, 2018-2019
  • Carmel High School, JV Coach, 2016-2017

High School-

  • Team Indiana Travel Team, 2008-2010
  • Max Elite Top 100
  • Champion High School Showcase
  • Adidas All American Midwest Regional Team
  • Brebeuf Jesuit High School, Team Captain, 2009-2010
  • Brebeuf Jesuit High School, 4-Year Letter Winner, 2007-2010

Cole Schulte, Youth Coach

  • Former Player Valley High School-West Des Moines, IA
  • Member of 2015 Nebraska-Iowa High School State Champion team
  • Former player and graduate of Butler University (MCLA)-Indianapolis IN
  • Former Iowa Mavericks Assistant Coach
  • Curriculum Director of Lacrosse-Loras All-Sports Camp
  • Zionsville High School Varsity Assistant Coach (2019-Present)

Bryan Seaman, 2023 MW Region Coach

  • Head Coach at Indiana Tech – (2016-Present) (NAIA) (IN)
  • 2019 Regular Season Conference Champions – Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference
  • 2019 Conference Tournament Champions – Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference
  • 2019 Final Four Appearance – NAIA Tournament
  • 2018 Final Four Appearance – NAIA Tournament
  • 2017 Coach of the Year – Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference
  • 2017 Regular Season Conference Champions – Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference
  • 2017 Final Four Appearance – NAIA Tournament
  • Former player and graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School (MA)
    • All-Conference – Greater Boston League
  • Former player and graduate of The Gunnery School (CT)
  • Former player and graduate of Mount Ida College (2006-2010) (NCAA D3) (MA)
    • Team Captain
    • All-Tournament Team – North Atlantic Conference
    • Bachelor’s Degree – Sports Management
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach at Gridiron Training (2010-2011)
  • Defensive Coordinator at Bishop Fenwick High School (2011) (MA)
  • Assistant Coach at Indiana Tech (2012-2014) (NAIA) (IN)
    • Masters in Organizational Leadership from Indiana Tech (2013)
  • Head Coach at St. Gregory’s University – (2014-2016) (NAIA/MCLA) (OK)
    • 2015 Coach of the Year – Lone Star Alliance (MCLA)
    • 2016 Coach of the Year – Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (NAIA)
    • 2016 Regular Season Conference Championship – Lone Star Alliance (MCLA)

Pete Snyder, State HS Coach

  • 4 Year letter winner at Notre Dame as a Long Stick Midfielder (class of ‘95) with 3 NCAA tournament appearances
  • 7 years coaching Fishers-HSE Youth Lacrosse; multiple Indiana State titles
  • Multiple years coaching club lacrosse for Titanium, True, Mad Cats, and Classic Lacrosse
  • 4 years as Assistant Coach at Cathedral HS; two Indiana State Championships
  • Of the 25 All Americans named while coaching high school, Coach Snyder has coached 15 of them at the youth or high school level
  • Coach Snyder resides in Fishers, IN with his wife and three children

Rob Snyder, Director, Chicago Express and 2022 MW Region Coach

  • 20 years of coaching at Loyola Academy
  • University of Notre Dame 4-year starter at Attack
  • 2x All Conference
  • Played in three NCAA tournaments

Nathaniel Webber, 2024 MW Region and Conditioning Coach

  • Graduate of Holt High School (Michigan)
  • Graduate of University of Indianapolis (2021)
  • UIndy Mens Lacrosse Captain (2021)
  • 3x GLVC Tournament Champions
  • 2x NCAA appearance, One D2 NCAA Final Four appearance
  • Previously coached for Power Play lacrosse (Michigan) under Cam Holding (San Diego Seals NLL, Denver Outlaws MLL, Team Canada Field Lacrosse)

Tim Whipple, State MS Coach

  • Former player Pittsford Mendon High School – Pittsford, NY
  • Former player Butler University (Div I), Attack – Indianapolis, IN
  • Graduate of Butler University- Indianapolis, IN
  • Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach –  Zionsville High School- Zionsville, IN – 2006
  • Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach – Zionsville High School – Zionsville, IN – 2007
  • Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach- Player Development – Carmel High School (2013-2017)
  • Carmel Pups Youth Boys Spring Lacrosse Coach (2017- present)

Mark Berutich – Past Director

  • Former player and graduate of Chaminade High School
  • Former player and graduate of Cornell University
  • Asst Lacrosse Coach Chaminade High School (1991)
  • Offensive Coordinator at Dowling College (1992)
  • MBA from Hofstra University
  • Director of Coach & Player Development HSE-Fishers Youth Boys Lacrosse (2010-2018)
  • Founder, Director & Coach of Mad Cats Lacrosse Club (2011-2019)
  • Owner, Indy Lax Academy (2018-present)