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Head Coach- Tom O'Leary
The 2019-2020 season will mark Coach Tom O’Leary’s tenth year at the helm of the Servite Lacrosse program becoming one of the longest tenured lacrosse coaches in Orange County. Following the 2018 season, Coach O'Leary was named US Lacrosse Orange County Coach of the Year. He has lead the Friars to their forth consecutive playoff appearance, despite annually playing one of the toughest schedules in SS-CIF. For a third year in a row the Friars spent the entire season ranked in the Top 10 while breaking Servite school records and experiencing program firsts.
Coach O'Leary grew up back east on Long Island, New York. He is a 2001 graduate from Huntington High School, in which he was a 3-year varsity soccer player and 2-year varsity lacrosse player. He was recruited to play soccer out of high school. Coach O'Leary attended Southern New Hampshire University in the fall of 2001. After one year in the soccer program he aided the school’s cross country program in winning the 2002 New Hampshire Small School State Championship. In the fall of 2003, Coach O'Leary joined the Southern New Hampshire lacrosse program. For two years he consecutively ran cross country and played lacrosse for Southern New Hampshire until 2004 when he dedicated all his time to the lacrosse program.
A two time captain of the lacrosse program at Southern New Hampshire, Coach O'Leary started his first two seasons at midfield before moving to defense. He played in 36 out of 38 games over his first three seasons before being sidelined due to injury his last season in 2006.
After graduating from Southern New Hampshire with a Bachelors of Science and a Masters in Organizational Leadership, he was asked to return to help coach. For two seasons Coach O'Leary ran the defense and the strength and conditioning for the program and aided in the teams NCAA Division II break through into the top 10. In addition to coaching at the collegiate level, Coach O'Leary was invited to two tryouts at the professional level with the opportunity to compete for a position on the Washington Bayhawks and Chicago Machine in 2006.
In 2008, Coach O'Leary made the trip west to join former college teammate and now Assistant Varsity Coach Mike Hutnick at JSerra High School. From 2009-2010 he aided in winning the lacrosse programs first trinity title, a division two championship, and a division one playoff birth.
Coach O'Leary's passion for lacrosse goes beyond currently coaching at Servite. He does personal training for local high school/ collegiate players, and is the director of Angel City Lacrosse. Coach O'Leary looks to make Servite a perennial contender for an Orange County championship. Since taking over the program in 2010, over seventy percent of Servite’s senior lacrosse players, go on to four years colleges to play lacrosse. With lacrosse finally being recognized as a sanctioned CIF sport, the 2020 season sets to be one of the toughest schedules in program history, but is a direct reflection of the talent within the program.
Coach O’Leary could not be successful at Servite without the loving support of his wife Sandra, young son Jameson and mentorship from former coach and father Tom Sr.
Mike Hutnick – Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Michael Hutnick returns to Servite for his eighth season as a Friars’ varsity assistant. One of Orange County’s finest lacrosse minds, Coach Hutnick started his coaching career here in Southern California in 2006 at JSerra Catholic High School as the programs first assistant. Later becoming the head coach for the program from 2008 to 2010. Following his time at JSerra, Hutnick joined the Servite staff for the 2011 season in between his time at JSerra and San Clemente, where he was the head coach for the 2012 & 2013 seasons.
Coach Hutnick played his collegiate career at Southern New Hampshire University where he was a four-year starter and three-year team captain his sophomore, junior and senior seasons. During his career with the Penmen he earned two All-New England selections, one first team All-New England selection and two All-Conference selections. Coach Hutnick was the first player in team history to earn All-America honors in 2006, and later was inducted into the SNHU Hall of Fame in 2012. Prior to college, Hutnick was a 4-year letter winner at Pinkerton Academy, winning four-straight state championship titles with the Astros. He was a starter for three of the four years at the Academy and was a staple player when the program was listed as the 9th ranked high school lacrosse program in the country, in 2001, and Team Captain in his 2002 senior season.
Beyond his involvements and ties to the lacrosse community, Coach Hutnick is a Senior Employee Benefits Consultant and Financial Representative with United AMG Partners in Newport Beach, where he enjoys working with business owners on their group benefits as well as their retirement plans, and planning with individual families towards their futures.
Matthew Prado ’12 – Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Prado is returning as Varsity Assistant Coach for his fourth year. Prado attended Servite from 2008-2012 where he played Lacrosse, Football, and Golf for the Friars. While only picking up Lacrosse his sophomore year at Servite, Coach Prado quickly fell in love with the sport and found great success in the years to come. After graduating from Servite, Coach Prado had the opportunity to continue his Lacrosse career while receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Whittier College.
At Whittier, Coach Prado helped lead the Poets to their first appearance at the NCCA Division III National Championship Tournament in over 10 years. Prado is currently a project manager for Apex Imaging Services. He also owns and operates an online cigar retailer with his father Frank. Coach Prado is excited for another year of Servite Lacrosse and hopes to make a run at the Trinity League Title.
Brian Dunn- Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Dunn will be returning for his second year as the varsity offensive coordinator. In 2002 Coach Brian Dunn began his lacrosse career as an original founder of the Corona del Mar High School Lacrosse program. Following graduation, Brian attended MCLA D1 powerhouse Chapman University playing in two National Championship games. While Dunn grew up playing close defense, he transitioned to midfield during the fall of his Junior season to concentrate of the face-off X. While at Chapman, Dunn volunteered as the JV Head Coach for his Alma Mater, CdMHS. In 2009 Dunn graduated with a BS from Chapman University focusing in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. In the same year Coach Dunn took over as the Head Coach of Huntington Beach High School, leading the program to their first ever winning season and eventually to a Sunset League Championship. In addition to his outstanding on-field success, Coach Dunn was awarded the Coach’s Achievement Award. While at the helm of HBHS, Dunn began and developed a non-profit organization dedicated to growing lacrosse in the greater Huntington Beach area. As program director, Dunn grew his organization to over 240 players culminating in an OCLA Youth Lacrosse Championship. In addition to his youth organization, Coach Dunn partnered with Coach Tom DeMaio (T12 Lacrosse) to develop national level club teams and training opportunities. In 2014, Dunn and DeMaio launched C12 Elite Lacrosse Camp held on the campus of USD. C12 drew over 200 attendees in it’s inaugural year and has become a staple event for many Southern California lacrosse players. In 2016 Dunn was recruited to coach a promising young team at Tesoro HS in Rancho Santa Margarita. Dunn lead the program to a record of 43-11 over his 3-year tenure including an undefeated regular season in 2018 and being named OC Register 2018 Coach of the Year. When not coaching lacrosse, Coach Dunn works professionally as an External Wholesaler in the financial services industry where he covers the Western United States. He is happily married to his beautiful wife, Chanel Dunn and has one fur-child named Maggie.
Coach Ed Loughran- JV Coach
This will be Coach Loughran's third year with the program. Coach Loughran played high school lacrosse at Marple Newtown just outside of Philadelphia, PA where he was an attackman, midfielder and face-off specialist. He was also the team captain and MVP his senior year and was invited to play in the East West All-Star game.
He attended Widener University (D III) and played all four years as a starter. Freshmen year he was as an attackman then moved to midfield for the remaining three years. Ed specialized in face-offs his junior and senior years in addition to being on the EMO and Man Down teams. He Captained the team in his Junior and Senior years and earned team MVP honor as a junior and 2nd Team All-MAC that year and honorable mention his senior year.
Following college Ed played for St Joseph’s Lacrosse program until the team became sanctioned by the University as a club team in 1989. They became a Varsity team in 1992 and are now playing at the Division 1 level. He also played box Lacrosse for the Philadelphia Box Lacrosse Association (PBLA) at Rizzo Rink from 1990-1995 and played travel games throughout the eastern US and into Canada.
Coach Loughran coached the offense at Widener University as a 5th year senior in 1989 and was a Harford Lacrosse Camp Instructor in 1988 and 1989. Most recently, he coached the Yorba Linda Lightning from the league inception through the spring of 2016.
Michael Seaman '14- JV Coach
Coach Seaman is entering his second year as a coach for the lacrosse program at Servite High School. He attended Servite from 2010-2014, and started playing Lacrosse in his sophomore year. At Servite, Coach Seaman was a two-time varsity team captain and earned Trinity League honors as a midfielder during his senior season. After graduation, he continued his playing career at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. While playing for the Rams, Coach Seaman received First and Second Team All-Conference and Second Team All-American honors as a defensive midfielder, and served his team as a team captain as a senior.
After graduating with a double major in History and Political Science and a minor in Legal Studies, Coach Seaman is currently attending Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law to purse his Juris Doctor. He is honored to return to and coach the young men of the program where his lacrosse career began, and looks forward to implementing the values and standards of Servite and the lacrosse program in the student-athletes in the program.
Ryan Thomas '14- JV Coach
Coach Thomas is in his third year as an assistant in the program and first picked up a lacrosse stick when he was in the 5th grade. He was a student at Servite from 2010 to 2014, where he was a part of Coach O’Leary’s first class of freshmen and started on Varsity for 3 years as both an attackman and midfielder. Once he graduated, he continued his playing career at Chapman University in Orange. While at Chapman, he was a member of the school’s first ever National Championship winning team in 2016. He graduated from Chapman in May of 2018 with a double major in Accounting and Business Administration, with an emphasis in Finance.
After graduation, he began working at a public accounting firm in Irvine, while also pursuing his CPA license. Coach Thomas is happy to be back at Servite to help bring the program to the next level. He would like to give back to the next generation of Friar Lacrosse players and help them grow as players, teammates, and young men.
Tyler Coleman '14- JV Coach
Coach Coleman is returning for his second season as a JV coach. He graduated Servite High School in 2014, playing both football and lacrosse. He originally played midfield during his freshman and sophomore year but was asked to change positions his junior year to goalie because of team needs. His senior year, he was named team captain and finished Second Team All Trinity. He later went on to play at Whittier College as a goalie his freshman to junior year, ultimately winding back at midfield where he was named starter for the year. Coach Coleman wants to give back to the Servite Lacrosse Program since he is thankful for his time playing under Coach O’Leary. Tyler is part of a Servite family with his father Greg ’88, Uncle Garrett ’01 and his brother Chase ’19.
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|Ian Belliveau||George Washington University|
|Trevor Branca||UC Davis|
|Chris Cartwright||University of Oklahoma|
|Christian Castelblanco||Northern Arizona University|
|Harrison Eller||University of Utah|
|Jimmy Hussey||University of San Diego|
|Gordon Livermore||Virginia Military Institute|
|Drew Marinelli||Loyola Marymount University|
|Tom Sanchez||Arizona State University|
|Andreas Armienta||UC Davis|
|Tyler Coleman||Whittier College|
|Nick Gerish||University of Oregon|
|Christiani Marraccini||UC San Marcos|
|Ian McClure||Boise State|
|Nicholas Prado||Notre Dame de Namur|
|Evan Purpura||Cal State Fullerton|
|Donnie Ritter||Nothern Arizona University|
|Ryan Thomas||Chapman University|
|Nate Kennedy||1st Team||2019|
|Alec Paz||1st Team||2019|
|Brian Rusnak||1st Team||2019|
|Jack Terrones||1st Team||2019|
|Bryton Hickok||2nd Team||2019|
|Parker McGrade||2nd Team||2019|
|Evan Watanabe||2nd Team||2019|
|Bryce Zumbek||2nd Team||2019|
|Hayden Rodenbeck||1st Team||2018|
|Jack Seals||1st Team||2018|
|Jack Terrones||1st Team||2018|
|Cole Brennan||2nd Team||2018|
|Lance Daniels||2nd Team||2018|
|Zach Williams||2nd Team||2018|
|Hayden Rodenbeck||1st Team||2017|
|Jack Terrones||1st Team||2017|
|Trent Shimizu||1st Team||2017|
|Andrew Garcia||2nd Team||2017|
|Donovan Harper||2nd Team||2017|
|Jon Farina-Morelos||2nd Team||2017|
|Chase Anderson||1st Team||2016|
|Kyle Cartwright||1st Team||2016|
|Adam Maldonado||2nd Team||2016|
|Stephen Shatynski||2nd Team||2016|
|Gordon Livermore||1st Team||2015|
|Kyle Cartwright||2nd Team||2015|
|Gordon Livermore||1st Team||2014|
|Evan Purpura||1st Team||2014|
|Tyler Coleman||2nd Team||2014|
|Michael Seaman||2nd Team||2014|
|Jack Turney||1st Team||2013|
|Evan Purpura||2nd Team||2013|
|Patrick Shaughnessy||1st Team||2012|
|Tilghman Tuebner||1st Team||2012|
|Connor Hoffman||2nd Team||2012|
|Dustin Marinelli||2nd Team||2012|
|Patrick Shaughnessy||1st Team||2011|
|Connor Hoffman||2nd Team||2011|
|Brendan Felix||1st Team||2010|
|Dustin Marinelli||2nd Team||2010|
|James Fleming||1st Team||2009|
|Connor Hoffman||1st Team||2009|
|Eric Decker||2nd Team||2009|
|Brendan Felix||2nd Team||2009|
|Kevin Murphy||1st Team||2008|
|Tristan Pace||1st Team||2008|
|Mike Churnoch||2nd Team||2008|
|Bruce Statton||2nd Team||2008|
|Ricky Attallah||1st Team||2007|
|Richard Mendoza||1st Team||2007|
|Dallas Bock||2nd Team||2007|
|Ryan Chavez||2nd Team||2007|
|Hayden Rodenbeck||1st Team||2018|
|Jack Seals||2nd Team||2018|
|Cole Brennan||3rd Team||2018|
|Lance Daniels||Honorable Mention||2018|
|Jakob Decano||Honorable Mention||2018|
|Will Miller||Honorable Mention||2018|
|Alec Paz||Honorable Mention||2018|
|Jack Terrones||Honorable Mention||2018|
|Hayden Rodenbeck||1st Team||2017|
|Jack Terrones||Honorable Mention||2017|
The Servite lacrosse program travels as Angel City Lacrosse in the offseason.
For more information please email Head Coach Tom O'Leary at TOLeary@Servitehs.org.
Jack Seals '18
The influence of Servite High School and the lacrosse team have helped form me into the person I am today. Without a doubt, Servite delivered on its promise of preparing me for college and providing a seamless transition to life at the university level. Servite has taught me valuable life skills, like promptness, communication, and leadership techniques. Through Servite High School and the lacrosse team, I have met my best friends and have built connections with those around me. Entering Servite High School as a freshman I was a basketball player, however when I had the opportunity to become a member of the lacrosse team I took it. Joining the lacrosse program at Servite has proved to be one of the best decisions that I have made. This decision has provided me with the opportunity to participate in lacrosse at the NCAA level but more importantly, it has allowed me to attend a college that meets my academics needs and learning style. The academic and athletic experiences that Servite High School has set me up with a bright future and have introduced me to people who have become life-long friends.
Charles daniels '18
I joined the lacrosse team and it changed the course of my life. When I joined during my sophomore year, I had no idea what I was doing. I was a greenhorn on junior varsity and little did I know that in three years I would be starting on a college lacrosse team as a pr-med/finance double major with my tuition paid for. Coach O’Leary definitely had a project on his hands when I joined the team - one thing I knew I brought to the table was my athleticism from football, and that was about it. Thankfully Coach O’Leary was patient and put relentless effort into my skill development and my Lax IQ. Coming from an 11-year football background, I was worried I wouldn’t be able to pick up the game that my teammates have been playing their whole lives, but O’Leary put the time and effort into me, and in doing so changed my future. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and being coached by Tom O’Leary since my sophomore year. He has exponentially helped my growth as a lacrosse player and also as a person. He is always there if you need to talk about anything, and always willing to help you improve your lacrosse game. He taught me the importance of community service, determination, the necessity of the other and how to be a man in complex situations in my life. Throughout the years, I not only gained an extraordinary coach but received a lifetime friend.
At Servite, I was able to fully comprehend what it means to be a competitive athlete. Along with my lacrosse abilities, I learned many life lessons and became a far better and more capable person, both socially and mentally. Through playing for Servite, I have made friendships that will last a lifetime and learned skills that I will use in all aspects of life. I had the opportunity to travel and get exposure as an elite athlete, as well as forge bonds with my teammates that will never be broken. Also, I was awarded all-league my senior year, recruited to play for a college lacrosse team, had my tuition paid for, started my freshman year in college, and became one of the top players in my conference. I undoubtedly would not have been able to accomplish all these things without the help of Tom O’Leary and the Servite Lacrosse Team.
Jimmy Hussey '15
University of San Diego
Servite is a one-of-a-kind experience. It is the most challenging, yet most rewarding experiences one could have in high school. I would not be where I am today if it weren't for this school. Servite, and Servite Lacrosse especially, pushed me to be a better leader and a better man. the experience challenged me in every aspect of my life, but the brother's I gained from my time at Servite are brothers for life. I am currently a Junior at the University of San Diego majoring in Environmental and Ocean Studies. I am in the Naval ROTC program and a captain on the USD lacrosse team. None of this would have been possible if it weren't for the phenomenal preparation I received at Servite and while playing lacrosse there.
Michael Seaman '14
Colorado State university
As a college prep school, Servite could not have prepared me better for the rigors and challenges of college. The level of academics gave me an accurate representation of the difficulty level of collegiate academics, and in some cases, outstripped the difficulty of some of the courses I have taken during my time at Colorado State University. Servite also shaped me as a person, in the sense of instilling in me the values and teachings of the school, which I still carry to this day. I would not be the person I am today without my experience and lessons learned at Servite.
In terms of athletics, Servite was able to provide a high-quality experience of being part of a competitive, serious team; standards that I have put into practice now that I am playing at the next level. Servite also taught me effective time management skills, especially when it came to balancing schoolwork with athletics, and the understanding that I am a student-athlete; student first, athlete second. The structuring of the athletic programs at Servite is modeled after collegiate programs, which gave me valuable insight into how to succeed in such a program.
Servite built me as a man, a student, and an athlete, and gave me the tools and confidence needed to succeed at the next level.