Meet Our Coaches
Varsity Coach Huntington Town Team
Head Coach Boys Varsity Lacrosse Huntington High School 2018- current
Former Professional Lacrosse Player (Long Island Lizards/Hamilton Nationals) 2007-2016
Hofstra 07' Co- Captain, CAA All-Tournament Team
Coach Julian Watts attended St. Anthony’s High School where he played and lettered in lacrosse, football and basketball. His senior year, he collected 42 ground balls and was also named an All-Conference Selection in lacrosse and an All-League selection in football. Watts chose to play lacrosse at the collegiate level after Hofstra University added him to their team in 2004.
While at Hofstra, Watts played in 60 games as a defender from 2004-2007, was named team captain his senior year, as well as to the CAA All-Tournament Team.
In 2007, after college, Julian was acquired by the New York Lizards and played in 20 games for them for five seasons. He scored three goals and collected 20 ground balls by the end of his career with the Lizards. After playing in MLL from 2007-2012. Watts entered the 2012 MLL Supplemental Draft and was drafted to Hamilton as the 13th round pick and 103rd Overall pick. He played in two games with the Nationals.
Julian has taken his love for the game and his experience over to Huntington High School where has become the Varsity head coach. He also works in the districts middle school as a teacher.
“Huntington has such a well established lacrosse community and I want to continue it’s winning tradition. My goal is to develop young men that will represent this program by their good character and work ethic. At the same time, reminding them they’re playing for the people who support us in this town, their love for the lacrosse and their teammates.”
Varsity Coach Huntington Town Team
Defensive Coordinator Boys Varsity Lacrosse Huntington H.S.
Recon Lacrosse Coach 2010-current
Head Varsity Coach at Roosevelt High School 2010-2017
SUNY Plattsburgh Lacrosse 2008-2009
Nassau Community College Lacrosse player 2006-2008
After graduating from Plainview High School in 2005, he played goalie for Varsity all four of his years. Andy continued to play lacrosse for Nassau Community College for two years. He then finished his college lacrosse career playing at Plattsburgh. Andy helped to start the lacrosse program at Roosevelt, where the program eventually grew to be a Varsity program. “I coached those kids from 3rd grade all the way up through High School.” Andy was the Varsity Head coach for 6 years until coming over to Huntington. Known as Coach Goots, Andy’s committed to building the Huntington program alongside Coach Watts.
“I’m honored to be apart of the Huntington program. Having available resources to put Huntington back on the map is exciting. Huntington is a great town with a great community and I am very proud to be a part of it all.”
Pat Reilly is a Huntington Alumni. He played midfield for Huntington HS and graduated in 2013. He then went on to college to play lacrosse at Furman University and majored in communication studies. "I am excited to help grow and develop the program back into the lacrosse powerhouse Huntington use to be and hopefully give these guys a shot at the county championship like I had back when I was a blue devil.”
Tim Mattiace is a Huntington alumni who graduated in 2015. He played defense/LSM for Huntington High School on varsity for 4 years. He then went on to continue his lacrosse career at Binghamton University where he became team captain his senior season. He is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Physical Education at Adelphi University. “Playing lacrosse at Huntington was an honor and I had some great seasons there that have given me memories for a lifetime. I can only hope to motivate these young players to improve their craft, and help them make some of the same memories I made.”
Midfielder at Farmingdale State University.
Played football at SUNY Cortland.
Assistant Varsity Football Coach Huntington HS.
Joshua Long was All-League his Senior Year at Huntington High School where he helped his team to the Suffolk County Championship Game. He was also an All-County Football Player at Huntington HS.
Garrett Moya is a Huntington Alumni. He played attack for Huntington HS and graduated in 2017. He currently plays Attack in Milwaukee for the Marquette Golden Eagles. He is studying advertising with a minor in marketing. "I am excited for the summer season and hope I could help grow the program for future generations!"