Coach Disimile is from Long Island, NY and moved to Dallas in 2011. Nick was a two year starter on defense for Loyola University Maryland, their defense was ranked #3 and the team was ranked as high as #6 in the country his senior year. The Greyhounds made the Division 1 NCAA national tournament three years during his tenure. Nick was a four-year letter winner in lacrosse and two-year letter winner in football at Massapequa High School. He led the lacrosse team to the Nassau County Championship in 2005 and 2006, he was named Defensive MVP of 2006 Nassau County and a member of the 2005 Empire State Games gold-medal team. Nick earned New York State scholar athlete honors as both junior and senior and was named first-team all-county team senior season.
In addition to working with the Texas Mustangs, Nick has coached the Highland Park Scots 5/6 Championship lacrosse team.
Coach Max Bartig grew up in Long Island, NY and moved to Dallas in 2010 after graduation. Max’s first experience in Texas Lacrosse was as an assistant varsity coach for the SM Lions as well as the head coach of their 5/6 grade teams. He went to Northport High School in Suffolk County where he played four years of Varsity Lacrosse while also playing for the Long Island Empire State Team in ’04 and ’05, and was elected to the Newsday All-Long Island Team. In his senior year, Coach Bartig was also chosen to play for the North in the Inaugural Under-Armour All-American game.
After High School Max was given a scholarship to play midfield and attack for the Syracuse University Orange where he played all four years and won back-to-back National Championships in ’08 and ’09.
Sam Woolford, Head Coach Emeritus
Coach Woolford came to Texas in 1995 after playing for the first high school lacrosse team in Louisiana history. Sam enjoyed a successful four year career with TCU’s lacrosse team and was voted both captain and offensive MVP in his senior year.
Sam took his first coaching position with Highland Park’s 7/8 youth team in the 2003 season eventually moving up to coach the Highland Park freshman in 2004 and 2005. In his two seasons with the freshman, his teams lost only two games.
While attending graduate school in Phoenix, Arizona, Coach Woolford served as offensive coordinator for the Chandler High School Wolves, leading the team to consecutive playoff berths. Six members of the Wolves’ 2006-2007 roster will participate in NCAA sanctioned college lacrosse in Spring 2011.
In the prior two seasons, Coach Woolford has served as an assistant on SMU’s coaching staff and as a head coach in St. Mark’s bantam program.
Tom Greene, Head Coach Emeritus
Coach Greene is a Houston, TX native and has been a member of the Texas Lacrosse community for over 10 years as a player and coach. After distinguishing himself as an All-State defense man on St. John’s 2001 Texas State Championship Team, Tom moved to the attack position and was honored as an All-Conference selection during his career at Southern Methodist University. A four year starter, he served as the team’s president and co-captain before becoming the Head Coach upon his graduation in 2006.
In his first year as Head Coach, Tom was named the Lone Star Alliance’s Coach of the Year after guiding SMU to an impressive 11-3 record. Following another successful 12-5 season and LSA Coach of the Year recognition in 2007-2008, Tom stepped aside to serve as the Director of Operations & Assistant Coach for two years under friend and former Division I standout, Alex Poole. Coach Greene assumed the role as Head Coach once again for the 2010-2011 season and was able to lead the team to the LSA Championship game for the first time in the program’s history.