Greg Cannella - Family Lacrosse, Yearly Planning, Practices and More


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Today on the show we have the head coach of Umass Lacrosse, Greg Canella. Coach Canella has been head coach for 25 season at Umass. This is the second longest tenure at one school among active NCAA coaches. His teams have had 9 NCAA tournament appearances and Eight New England Championships. He’s been a seven-time conference coach of the year and a 5 time New England Coach of the year. In 2006 his team was a National Championship finalist and he was named the 2006 USILA Coach of the Year. Coach Canella graduated from Umass. He coached 4 years as an assistant at Stony Brook before coming back to Umass, and taking over as head coach of the Minutemen. Today on the show we got a chance to talk about how he grew up as part of a lacrosse family on Long Island, how he and staff plan for upcoming seasons, how he run his practices, and much more. The GameChanger Lacrosse Podcast is about talking to people who have dedicated their life to the game of lacrosse and learning about who they are, how they got to where they are today, and what they do to improve themselves and their teams. Be sure to follow us on twitter, @GCSports. And, if you’re a coach, a parent or you run a travel or club team, check out GameChanger Team Manager in the app store. Its the essential, all-in-one, scheduling and communication app for lacrosse coaches and parents. Unlike other team apps, GameChanger Team Manager is free, easy to use, and doesn’t serve ads. Learn more at

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