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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.

Lacrosse Experience

Role Association/Location Year
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

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