Our Work

Meet Our Coahes!

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Steve Holmes

Fusion Teams: 2031, 2028, 2025.

– (University of Virginia)
Co-Founder Fusion, Penn*Lax All-Stars and Team Mid-Atlantic. Germantown Academy graduate, captain at the University of Virginia. 8 year pro in the MLL and NLL. 2 year volunteer assistant at UVA (national champions 2011), 6 year defensive coordinator at Malvern Prep including 24-0 season. Current Head Coach Unionville High School.

Kevin Crowley

Fusion Teams: All- Head Offensive trainer.

– (Stony Brook University)
Fusion Co-Founder. Coach Crowley is one of the most successful lacrosse players in his era. A graduate of Stony Brook, he was selected as the #1 draft pick in both professional leagues (MLL and NLL). Canadian born from BC, Kevin has been a world champion for Team Canada and a league MVP in the MLL. Currently, he is an Assistant Captain for the Philadelphia Wings

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Desi Gonzalez

Fusion Teams: 2030, 2026

- (Limestone University)
- (Onondaga CC)
Coach Gonzalez is a graduate of Limestone University. He was able to play in 3 national championships and 1 final four throughout his college career. Got the opportunity to play in the MLL for 1 year and  plays for the NLA Marauders LC. Currently the Head Coach at the Westtown School.

Kevin Philibin

Fusion Teams: 2026, 2024

– (University of South Carolina)
Coach Philibin, a graduate of Avon Grove, was a standout defenseman for national club contender South Carolina. Coach Philibin has been the head coach at West Chester Rustin for over five years. Currently, Coach Philibin serves as Fusion director of recruiting.

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Chris Collins

Fusion Teams: 2026, 2025.

– (University of Delaware)
Coach Collins was an All-American at the University of Delaware. Long time veteran goaltender for the Philadelphia Wings and Team USA. A former assistant at Drexel University. Current assistant PLL Redwoods.

Ian Allender

Fusion Teams: 2029, 2027, 2024

 – (Penn State University)
Coach Allender is a graduate of Penn State University having both played club and varsity at PSU. Currently head assistant at Unionville High School in addition to teaching. 

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Mike Poppleton

Fusion Teams: 2029, 2025.

– (John Hopkins University)
Coach Poppleton is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University where he is one of their best face-off players of all time. He played in both Major League Lacrosse and the National Lacrosse League

Anthony Joaquim

Fusion Teams: 2028, 2024

– (St. Joseph’s University)
Ontario native was a two-time gold medalist for Team Ontario. Starred at St Joeseph's university. Currently volunteer assistant for SJU. Current defenseman for the Philadelphia Wings

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Kevin Finneran

Fusion Teams: 2027, 2031

- (Ohio Wesleyan)
Coach Finneran was an All-American at Ohio Wesleyan before becoming one of the winningest professional lacrosse players in the history of the sport. Coach Finn holds 7 world championships in the MLL and NLL having starred for the Long Island Lizards and Philadelphia Barrage of the MLL and Toronto Rock and Philadelphia Wings of the NLL. Coach Finn was also a member of Team USA. 

Brian Santoleri

Fusion Teams: 2030, 2027, 2023

- (Stockton College)
Coach Santoleri, a graduate of Archbishop Carrol, had 30 goals and 6 assists as a midfielder his senior year at Stockton. Since then he has coached at the College ranks currently at  Arcadia and previously at Haverford college and Moravian college. He also served a stint as head coach of his alma mater Archbishop Carrol. Coach Santoleri also leads as East Coast director of Legends events. 

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Chad Rafferty 

Fusion Teams: 2028, 2031

- (Maryland)
- (Loyola)
Malvern Prep standout- started his college career at University of Maryland before transferring and finishing his college career at Loyola university. Current defensive coordinator at Unionville High school