South Portland Men's Lacrosse
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Championships

State Champions: 2014

Western Maine Champions: 2014, 2015

SMAA Champions: 2014, 2015

MPA Sportsmanship Banner: 2014

Coaching Staff

Tom Fiorini, 13th Year
Head Coach

Coach Fiorini has been involved with the South Portland boys lacrosse program for 9 years, serving as the varsity coach for the last 8.  In 2013, he was named SMAA Coach of the Year, leading the Red Riots to their best ever record of 11-3 and into the Western Maine Class A semi-finals.  In 2014, he led the Riots to the Class A State Championship, the first in school history and was named both the Portland Press Herald and Forecaster Coach of the Year.  He has a career record of 55-39 as the varsity coach at SP.

Coach Fiorini also directs the summer lacrosse program and camps through the recreation department, and coaches for Maineiax Lacrosse in the summer.

Coach Fiorini and his wife Sally reside in South Portland with their two sons.

Larry DeCesare
Junior Varsity Coach

Coach DeCesare has been with the Red Riots lacrosse program for four years serving as the junior varsity and varsity assistant coach.  He played midfield in high school and has also coached the 7th and 8th grade teams in South Portland.  He has also been a lacrosse referee.

Coach DeCesare and his wife Susan reside in South Portland.

John Fiorini 
Volunteer Assistant
Coach Fiorini joined the program as an assistant for the 2014 season.  He began his lacrosse career at Baldwinsville HS (NY) where he earned All-Onondaga County honors playing four years of varsity lacrosse.  He also played two years of varsity lacrosse at Cortland State University where he was a member of the 1973 Division three National Championship Team.

Coach Fiorini and his wife Brenda reside in South Portland.

Joe Connolly
Volunteer Assistant

Coach Connolly joined the coaching staff in 2012.  He is a 2009 SP graduate who served as lacrosse captain, as well as being named to the SMAA All-Conference team twice.  He graduated from St. Joseph's College (ME) where he played lacrosse for four years and served as captain for two.

Coach Connolly resides in.