Coach Biography: Casey D'Annolfo
Casey D'Annolfo became head varsity boys’ lacrosse coach in 2007-08. A 2006 graduate of Tufts University, D'Annolfo earned 8 varsity letters while at Tufts – four in lacrosse, three in football and one in basketball. For the football team he played quarterback and started in that spot for two years, earning the NESCAC/ECAC Player of the Week honor in October 2005. D'Annolfo also was a starter for two years for one of the top DIII lacrosse teams in the country and was named to the New England Division I, II and III Senior East-West All-Star game, where he nabbed the MVP honor. While at Tufts, he served on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and, in case you are playing Trivial Pursuit, it is worth mentioning D'Annolfo was the only Tufts Athlete ever to score a rushing TD, passing TD, a basket in basketball and score a goal in lacrosse.
In his time as head lacrosse coach, D'Annolfo has led the program to a sizeable turnaround. In 2013, he led the team to a 13-5 record - which tied for the best record in the Founder's League and third place in Western New England Division I. Also, D'Annolfo was twice named coach of the West in the New England East-West Senior All-Star Game. In his first six years as head coach, he's had two players earn All-American honors, and he has sent over 50 players on to play college lacrosse at the Division I and III levels.
In the summer time, Casey is a staff member at a number of national recruiting camps including New England Top 150, The Under Armour Underclassmen All-American Selection Team, Amherst's Good to Great Camp, The University of Hartford Lacrosse Camp and the Tufts University Lacrosse Clinic. During the summer Casey continues to play competitively for a number of different club teams throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic.
Casey teaches tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade English and is the co-director of Residential Life at Taft; a native of West Hartford, CT. he lives on campus as the dorm head of the CPT dormitory. In the fall he coaches football and serves as the quarterbacks coach and offensive assistant for the varsity team.