MEET THE TEAM
OWNER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF COACHING
Ryan Burton, is a native of the Finger Lakes Region, in upstate New York where he grew up playing lacrosse, ice hockey, football, and wrestling. At a young age, he fell in love with the game of lacrosse, spending most of his time watching local collegiate perennials, Syracuse, Cornell, and Hobart. He attended Mynderse Academy High School, where he played 5-years of varsity, starting as an 8th grader. He set career and game points records and brought his team to 2-section V finals appearances, earning multiple 1st team All-Section V teams.
Following High School, Coach Burton stayed in the local Finger Lakes region, attending Keuka College earning his bachelor’s degree in business management. He set school records for single-season, game, and overall points scored. In 2006 and 2007 he finished 3rd in NCAA Division III for points per game. In 2018, Ryan was inducted into the Keuka College Hall of Fame for his role on the 2004 team.
After his playing career, he started coaching High School lacrosse in the South Florida region. Up until he opened The Lacrosse Warehouse, Ryan was the Head Coach of Stoneman Douglas High School (Parkland, FL). During his time coaching the Eagles, they have been ranked in the top 10 in the state, winning 4 consecutive district championships from 2015-2018. Ryan earned US Lacrosse South Florida Coach of the Year awards 2x (2015, 2018) and Miami Herald Coach of the Year in 2018. Over his High School coaching career, he has coached several All-American, Academic All-Americans, and one Bob Scott recipients.
It is his passion to continue to grow the game of lacrosse and develop players to their full potential.
Coach Keding is originally from Onondaga High School in Syracuse, NY. Gabe was a three-sport athlete, 4-year varsity starter, and 3x captain at Onondaga. Between his High School and College career coach has competed and played with some of the top talents in the nation. Coach Keding played college lacrosse at NCAA Division I Bellarmine University. Gabe was a 2x Southern Conference All-Academic Team.
Davis Diamond is a Boca Raton/Delray Beach native, lettering four years in lacrosse at Saint Andrews High School (Boca Raton, FL) under US Lacrosse Hall of Fame coach Tony Seaman. He led his teams to consecutive district championships and #1 rankings in the state of Florida in 2016. Davis was a 2x High School All-American in 2015 and 2016. Palm Beach Post and Sun-Sentinel Player of the Year. He finished with 134 goals and 183 assists in High School, including 31 goals and 45 assists as a senior team captain. Davis played NCAA Division I college lacrosse at the University of Albany. In 2018 he led his team to the NCAA DI Final Four and in 2019 Davis made the American East Conference All-Tournament Team. After graduating from the University of Albany Davis has been actively coaching youth lacrosse in South Florida, coaching for Stealth Lacrosse, Sweetlax/Tampa Snooks, Swordfish, FL Elite, and Snipers.
BOYS & GIRLS COACH
Matt Bellando played collegiately for both Long Island University Post and Stony Brook where he amassed 119 goals during his four years including 92 at LIU Post. At Stony Brook University he helped lead the team to an America East Conference championship in his sophomore season. At LIU Post he was a two-time All-ECC performer for the Pioneers while also being named the ECC Championship Most Outstanding Player as LIU Post won the ECC Championship in 2016. A South Florida native, Bellando attended Saint Andrew's School where he was a three-time Palm Beach Post Boy's Lacrosse Player of the Year as the Scots won three FHSAA Championships. He was also named the Florida Daily Farmer Player of the Year in both 2009 and 2010. He spent the 2017 season on staff at LIU Post as the offensive coordinator where he created game and practice plans as well as worked with player development. He was a member of the Florida Launch during the 2017 season. Matt was the offensive coordinator for the Palm Beach Atlantic University Mens team for the 2018 and 2019 season. He is currently the offensive coordinator/goalie coach for the Palm Beach Atlantic University (D2) Womens team.
Raul is a Florida native, Raul was a captain of both the lacrosse and football teams at University School, he was an All-American selection his junior and senior year for lacrosse,named a Sun Sentential and Miami Herald First Team All-District player, winner of the Athlete of the Year Award, Scholar Athlete Award winner. Raul attended Tufts Univeristy and played from 2016-2018 before suffering a career ending injury. During his senior year at Tufts he assisted the Defensive coaches with scout team defense. Raul was a member of Team Argentina in the 2018 World Games. Since Graduating Raul has been actively involved with coaching youth and High school programs in south Florida. He is currently the Defensive Cordinator and Assistant Coach at Coral Springs High School
Evan is a Florida native from Vero Beach, FL. He attended a prep school in Maine. Evan was awarded 2x MVP for the league and the team. Evan played D1 college lacrosse at Bellarmine University. At Bellarmine, Evan was a 3-year starter. Evan was awarded the Hammer Award (Most Aggressive Player Award). While at Bellarmine, Evan played multiple positions including LSM, close defense, and face-offs with a long pole. After graduating from Bellarmine, Evan used his last year of eligibility to get his MBA at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL. At Lynn, Evan was awarded 2nd team SSC defense team along with scholar All-American. He was also the first player in program history to be in the North and South senior All-Star game. Beyond college lacrosse, Evan represented Israel on their 40-man roster
After a career-ending injury, Anderson decided to focus on coaching competitively in South Florida & Maryland. Anderson started Women's lacrosse at Calvary Christian Academy in 2013. Anderson also coached Varsity Girls Basketball at the same time and won CCA's first-ever District Championship. Kacie tabbed Coach of the Year in 2014 for Girls Basketball. Kacie stopped coaching basketball to build the sport of lacrosse at the school. During Calvary's 2021 lacrosse spring season, Anderson took a team that was ranked 388th nationally and brought them to 54th ranking in the Nation, drawing in top recruits.
During the off-season, Anderson would coach 2nd-5th grade as well to develop young talent. In 2019, Kacie and Drew Anderson founded Splash Lacrosse and trained 2nd-12th grade year-round in Fort Lauderdale. Splash Youth started playing competitively around South Florida in 2020. Anderson is excited to partner with Stealth Lacrosse to offer more opportunities to youth, middle school, and high school players and better prepare them for the next level.
Kacie is married to Drew Anderson and has two children, Parker and Piper. During the day, Kacie works at Nationwide Mortgage under The Max Fisch Team, who is ranked in the Top 1% in the Nation for Mortgage Brokerages and Top 3 in the state of Florida.
Before coaching, Kacie played Division I Women's Lacrosse at Liberty University. The Big South Presidential Honor Roll at Liberty University each year. Kacie set the NCAA single-season record for draw controls in 2011 & 2012. In 2011, the midfielder recorded 41 goals, 29 assists, 79 draw controls, 31 ground balls, and 21 caused turnovers. Kacie was chosen for the all-tournament team following the conclusion of the NLC tournament and named All NLC Tournament Player of the Year in 2011 & 2012. Anderson also volunteered time to be a prayer leader for Liberty's student leadership and mentor college peers.
In High School, Kacie was an Under Armour All American. Totaled 152 goals, 112 assists, 109 ground balls, and 180 draw controls over her high school career. Anderson played goalie and midfield widening her lacrosse IQ and field awareness. 2x State Champion. 2x County Champion lacrosse, 2x Region Champion, and 1x County Champion for basketball. First Team All-County player for lacrosse and basketball. Anderson was going to play Division I basketball but decided to play Division I lacrosse instead.
Coach Zukauskas is from Southington, CT. Playing at both Southington High School and Cheshire Academy, CT. recorded 93 career points at Southington and 158 career points at Chesire where he was awarded Second Team All-New-England his senior year and Honorable Mention as a junior. Coach Zukauskas played Division 2 at Lynn Univeristy. In addition to his playing career, Coach Zukauskas was the Offensive Coordinator at Amity High School in Connecticut and is currently the Assistant Coach at American Heritage School, Delray Beach