2017 Coaching Staff

Over 150 years of playing and coaching experience....

 

Joseph Cullen - Coach Cullen has over 30 years experience as a collegiate and NFL coach and player. He was the Defensive Coordinator at Indiana University & University of Richmond and defensive line coach at LSU. Cullen has coached for nine years in the NFL with four teams (Tampa Bay, Cleveland, Jacksonville and Detroit). He is presently the defensive line coach for the NFL’s Balitmore Ravens. He was an all-league player at the University of Massachusetts. Coach Cullen will be coaching the defensive line.

Patrick Graham - Coach Graham has over 15 years experience as a collegiate and NFL coach and player. Coach Graham is in his first season coaching the Giants defensive line, his eighth season in the NFL. Coach Graham spent the previous seven seasons with the New England Patriots, including three as the team’s linebackers coach, and two as the defensive line coach.Coach Cullen will be coaching the defensive line.

Dino Mangiero - Coach Mangiero has been a player/coach for the last 40 years. He played at Curtis High School in Staten Island, NY and went on to be an All-American at Rutgers University. Coach Mangiero then played for the Kansas City Chiefs and Seattle Seahawks in the NFL. He has coached both at Wagner College and Indiana University. He was the Head Coach at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, NY for 12 seasons and is currently the Head Coach at Mater Dei Prep in Middletown, New Jersery. Coach Mangiero will be coaching the quarterbacks and linebackers.

Brian Flores – Coach Flores has been a player/coach for 20 years. He was a three year starter at Boston College and was a part of four bowl-winning teams with the Eagles and was a member of the 2003 Big East All-Academic Team. Before college he was a four year starter at Poly Prep from 1994-1998. Coach Flores is currently the linebackers coach for the New England Patriots. Coach Flores will be working with the linebackers and running backs.

Kevin Morris - Coach Morris is currently the Offensive Coordinator at Monmouth University. With nearly 30 years of experience coaching at the collegiate level, Morris has coached five different teams ranked in the top-20 and was the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach when the University of Massachusetts played in the 2006 FCS National Championship game.  Additionally, the Westfield, N.J. native has coached 17 players who have joined the ranks of the National Football League and his offenses have set over 50 school records.

Dan Mangiero - Coach Mangiero was a three year starter for University of Richmond, played on the 2005 Atlantic 10 Championship team and was named to the 2005 All-Atlantic 10 team as a senior. Before college, he was a four year starter at Poly Prep from 1996-2000. Coach Mangiero will be working with the offensive and defensive lines.

Chris Mangiero - Coach Mangiero was a four year starter at Indiana University and a member of the nationally ranked Poly Prep undefeated team in 2001. Coach Mangiero will be coaching the offensive and defensive lines.

Jim Mangiero – Coach Mangiero was a three starter at Hofstra University and was a 4 year starter and captain at Bloomington South High School. He is currently the assistant strength coach at Boston College. Coach Mangiero will be working with the offensive and defensive lines.

Marcus Wilson – Coach Wilson played for the University of Notre Dame from 2001-2004 and then played for Wagner College in 2005. While playing at Poly Prep from 1997-2000, Wilson was rated the 10th-best player in New York by Super Prep. Coach Wilson will be working with running backs and defensive backs.

Lance Bennett – Coach Bennett was an all-city and all-state tailback at Poly Prep in 2000. While at Indiana University, Bennett started as a punt and kick returner. After earning a full scholarshp in one year, Bennett went on to earn All Big Ten and All American Honors. He led the Big Ten, and was third in the country in kick off return average. Coach Bennett will be working with the running backs and defensive backs.

Chris Legree - Coach Legree was a 3 year starter for the University of Maine, and was a part of two Atlantic 10 Championships during his time there. Before Maine, Legree was a 4 year starter for Coach Mangiero at Poly Prep. Coach Legree will be coaching the quarterbacks and cornerbacks.

John Pannozzo - Coach Pannozzo was a 4 year starter at Indiana University and a member of the nationally ranked Poly Prep undefeated team in 2001. Coach Pannozzo will be coaching the running backs and linebackers.

 

Guest coaches and speakers from the New York Football Giants and New York Jets

To be announced


 

 

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