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    Suffolk Futures Directors



    FUTURES Clinic- Suffolk

    Class of 2032-2033-2034

    VETS Park Northport

    October 15th 3pm-5pm



    Understands the game and knows how to coach you. Because we teach our coaches, through clinics, on how to coach you, your team and the game you play will be BETTER! You’ll have a coach that will follow you throughout your YJ LAX career and as many different experiences as we can provide, as you grow through our program. All Teams have Adults as the Head Coach!!



    Name: Raquel Piraino 

    Teaching Career: Physical Education Teacher Weber Middle School, Port Washinton (1997-Present)

    Coaching :

    • Juniors Open Coach 2022
    • American Select Head Coach Team Long Island 2021, 2022
    • US Lacrosse Club National Champions 2018 U12 and 2019 U13
    • Long Island Yellow Jackets 2024 Wiener Asst. Coach 2017-present
    • Team 91 Girl’s Coach 2011-2017 KeiraSTRONG Team
    • Half Hollow Hills PAL Girl’s Coach 2011-2014
    • Port Washington Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach 2006-2014 (Conference Champions 2010)
    • Port Washington Varsity Asst. Coach 2002-2003
    • Port Washington Weber Middle School Girl’s lacrosse Coach 2000-2001-2005
    • St. Anthony’s Varsity Girl’s Lacrosse Asst. Coach 1997-1998 (Catholic HS Champions)
    • Weber Middle School Soccer (1997-2003)


    • Hofstra Lacrosse Class of 1996 Midfield/Attack
    • 1996 America East Conference Champions
    • All-Tournament Team Selection, America East Academic/Athlete Award 1996
    • Hofstra Coaches Award 1995

    High School:

    Name: Mary Romano Cetta

    Teaching Career:  Physical Education teacher Weber Middle School, Port Washington (2006-present)


    • Garden City Girls Pal Lacrosse (K,1 Grade Coordinator 2021,2022)
    • Garden City Girls Pal Lacrosse Director (2021-2022)
    • Varsity Girl’s Lacrosse Coach Schreiber High School, Port Washington. (Assistant 2008-2013) (Conference championship 2010, Back-to-back Nassau County Playoff appearances in 2010, 2011)
    • Coordinated Headstrong Fundraiser Girls Lacrosse Tournament.
    • Assistant Coach Under Armor All-American Girls Lacrosse Game in Baltimore 2007
    • Garden City Girls Junior Varsity Lacrosse Coach (Assistant 2006, Head 2007).
    • Girls Varsity Soccer Schreiber High School, Port Washington (Head, Assistant)
    • Girls JV Soccer Schreiber High School, Port Washington (Head)
    • Girls Varsity Volleyball Schreiber High School, Port Washington (Assistant)
    • Girls’ 7th Grade Volleyball Coach Weber Middle School, Port Washington
    • Girls 7/8 Cross Country Coach Weber Middle School, Port Washington
    • Girls 7 Soccer Coach Weber Middle School, Port Washington
    • Head Coach Yellow Jackets Girls Lacrosse club program from 2004-2007


    • Hofstra Women’s Lacrosse 2005 Colonial Athletic Association Regular Season Champions.  (2004-2005) (CAA Commissioners Academic Award)
    • Academic All American 2005
    • Sacred Heart University (2002-2003) (Ranked #3 in NCAA in ground balls per game, ranked #9 in NCAA in caused turnovers per game)

    High School:

    • Baldwin Senior High School Hall of Distinguished Athletes
    • New York State Girls Lacrosse Empire Team Champions
    • Long Island School Girls Lacrosse Team
    • Marion Mickey Waldman Award Varsity Outstanding Female Athlete (2001)
    • Newsday All Long Island Lacrosse (2001)
    • All County Lacrosse (2000 & 2001), (Team MVP, Team Captain 2000,2001)
    • Un-Sung Hero Girls Lacrosse (1999)
    • All-Conference Lacrosse (1999)
    • All County Indoor Track 4 x 100 (2001)
    • All Classification Soccer (2000 & 2001) (Team Captain 2001)

    Name: Bethany LeSueur-Hughes

    Teaching Career: East Meadow High School


    • East Meadow Varsity Basketball Head Coach (2009-2013).
    • Garden City Girls PAL Lacrosse Coach (2021-2022)
    • Garden City Girls Centennial Soccer Coach (2020-2022)
    • Rising Stars Youth Foundation-Girls Director (2006-2022)


    • Started every game of her career at Georgetown University
    • Two-year team captain
    • One of only seven players in Georgetown history to record over 800 points, 200 assists and 400 rebounds
    • Defensive Player of the Year
    • Team MVP in 2005-06
    • Big East top ten in steals junior & senior seasons
    • Patricia E. Corace Hustle Award

    High School:

    • Long Island scoring record with 3,167 points
    • Nike-WBCA High School All-American
    • 2x Gatorade Player of the Year for New York
    • Miss New York State Basketball
    • Street & Smith All-American
    • USA Today All-American
    • 5x All-Long Island selection
    • 6-year varsity player, leading her team to an overall record of 121-12, a .910 winning percentage
    • 3 state final fours
    • 3 Long Island championships
    • 6 Conference championships.
    • Only athlete in the history of Garden City to have their number retired
    • First team All-State in soccer
    • 2x All-County soccer
    • Varsity lacrosse as a freshman