Evolution Lacrosse Academy Founder + Executive Director Matt Podwoski
Matthew Podwoski is the Founder and Executive Director of Evolution Lacrosse Academy.
Coach Matt is a certified school administrator and a teacher of Social Studies with more than 25 years experience in teaching and coaching in New Jersey, New York City and California.
He currently teaches history at Boonton High School, and was previously Dean/Supervisor Elementary Instruction with the Boonton district.
Matt holds a bachelor's in History and American Studies from Lafayette College and a master's in Latin American History from San Francisco State University.
He is a lifelong lacrosse supporter, player and coach who is dedicated to sharing his love of the sport. He is a member of US Lacrosse and holds certifications in First-Aid, CPR and Concussion Awareness.
He lives in Montclair, NJ with his wife and son, and their dog, Bear.
|Awardee||Klank Division Assistant Coach of the Year, Livingston High School||2012|
|Assistant Coach||Livingston High School (Top 20 NJ-2014)||2010-2014|
|Founder||Lacrosse Program, Montclair State University Gifted & Talented||2011|
|Founder||After-School Lacrosse Program, Montclair YMCA||2009-2012|
|Volunteer||Montclair Lacrosse Club||2010-2018|
|Head Coach||Boonton High School (Top 20 NJ- 2003, 2004)||2002-2005|
|Awardee||Rizk Division Champs, Boonton High School||2004|
|Awardee||Rizk Division Coach of the Year, Boonton High School||2004|
|Director||Boonton Hills and Valley Summer Camp, Lincoln Park||2003-2004|
|Head Coach||Midwood High School, Brooklyn, NY||1997|
|Assistant Coach||Midwood High School, Brooklyn, NY||1994-1996|
|Player||Lafayette College Lacrosse Team||1991-1994|
|Award||Lafayette College Patriot League Academic Honor Roll||1991-1994|
|Club Team Player||Long Island Lacrosse Club, NY Lacrosse Club, Team Freak, The Bombers||1989-2005|
|Player||NYC Empire State Lacrosse Team||1989|
|Player||Member of first public high-school lacrosse program in Brooklyn at Midwood High School||1988-1990|