Midwest Director and Coaches

Mark Berutich - Director, Midwest Express

  • 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) 

Josh Coons - Coach

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


  • 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


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

Pete Snyder - 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