WSE Trojan Coaching staff

Jimmy Maisano - Varsity Head Coach

Coach Maisano is a 1996 graduate of Amherst Central HS where he was a team Captain and won a Section VI Class B Championship his senior year. He was a two-time Second Team All-ECIC selection, and played for the ECIC team at the 1996 Exceptional Senior All-Star Team. Coach Maisano played at Division I Canisius College for two years before a knee injury cut his career short. Following college, he coached at his alma mater Amherst HS as defensive coordinator for three years. During his third year at Amherst, the Tigers won their second Section VI Class B Championship. Coach Maisano began coaching the Trojans during the 2002 season when he took a Physical Education Teaching position in the district. Since 2002, the Trojans have made their first appearance in the playoffs in school history, won their first playoff game, defeated St. Francis to end their 38 game winning streak, coached their first Borelli Award Winner as Top Lacrosse Player in WNY, 4 All-Americans and the 1st Academic All- American in school history. Coach Maisano has a career record of 174 wins and 154 Losses for .531 winning percentage. In 2018, he led the Trojans to their first Section VI Class C Championship, First Class C Regional Championship (Becoming 1 of the 7 WNY Schools to ever record a win over the Rochester Region), and WSE's First State Final Four appearance. Coach Maisano has been recognized as All WNY Coach of the Year in 2008, Section VI Class C Coach of Year in 2018, and a 2x West Seneca Bee Coach of the Year in 2012 and 2018. He has also coached over 40 players that have continued their lacrosse careers in College.



Sean Olivieri - VArsity assistant/Defensive coordinator


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nathan walker - varsity assistant/offensive coordinator

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scotty Ackerman - Jv head coach

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Don Teresa - JV Assistant coach

Email: donald.a.teresa@icloud.com

Coach T is a Trojans alumni from the class of 2010. He holds a NYS teaching certification in secondary English (grades 7-12). Coach T received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from SUNY College at Buffalo and has worked various positions in the West Seneca Central School District since 2017. He recently accepted a permanent teaching appointment at Erie 2 BOCES: Baker Road Alternative Education Center in Orchard Park, where he teaches English grades 9-12.


Coach T became involved with the Trojans Lacrosse Program in 2018 when he started by volunteering as an assistant coach to learn more about the game. He owes it to his students, players, and fellow coaches for getting him involved with the world of Lacrosse.


When on and off the field, Coach T is very passionate about leadership, team work, and building impactful relationships with both his students and his Lacrosse players alike.


cale nicosia - modified head coach

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Doug weiss - modified assistant coach

Email: dweiss@wscschools.org



ed schmatz - tla assistant director/COORDINATOR

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