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Coach Smith

Kayla Smith

Coach Smith has coached Rome Girls Lacrosse for the last 8 seasons at various levels. This is her first year as the Varsity coach. She is a RFA alum, 2010 Graduate-and played lacrosse, basketball, field hockey

She was a player for the 2011 & 2012 MVCC Lacrosse team & 2 year captain She led MVCC team with 51 goals, 13 assists, and 4th leading scorer in the National Junior College Athletic Association

After MVCC she attended Niagara University lacrosse player & 2 year captain in 2013 & 2014 She was ranked 20th in NCAA Division 1 for draw controls. She was 2014 MAAC All Conference Second Team as a midfielder.

She is looking forward to competing for the League Title. Her key players this year will be Alex Tapia, Drew Kopek, Alyssa Nardslico, Danielle Dauito, Alana Iacovissi

League Championships

2018, 2019

Sectional Championships

2022 Schedule

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Medicis, Nick

-Coaching Rome Lacrosse for 10 seasons

-One of NYS top high school varsity basketball coaches

-Brings great basketball concepts that transfer nicely to the lacrosse field as well as varsity head coach experience in both lacrosse and basketball

-Built a very discipline style of team defense for our lacrosse program

-Took the Black Knights to their 1st sectional appearance in program history as the Varsity girls lacrosse Head Coach

-2019 Won the League Title as the Varsity Assistant Coach for our Girls Lacrosse Program

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Zappavigna, Reanna

-RFA alum, 2013 Graduate- field hockey

-2021 RFA JV Lacrosse Assistant Coach

-2017 Whitesboro Modified Lacrosse Assistant Coach

-2021 RFA JV Field Hockey Head Coach

-Reanna is a great role model for our young athletes.

-Brings a wealth of goalie knowledge to our program as well

-2013-2015 Elmira College- field hockey player

-2015-2019 SUNY Cortland- Club field hockey player


Pokinas, Meghan

-RFA alum, 2004 Graduate- lacrosse and soccer player

-RFA's 1st four year Division 1 lacrosse player

-2003 Empire State Games Central Team Player, won the silver medal

-2004-2008 St. Bonaventure Graduate and lacrosse player 

-2006 A-10 All Conference Team as a low defender

-2009, 2010, 2011 RFA Varsity Girls Lacrosse Assistant Coach

-2012 & 2013 RFA Varsity Girls Lacrosse Head Coach

-Coach Pokines comes back to coach in the program that she has had so much influence on.

-We are lucky to have another Rome alumni role model to start our younger kids off at the modified level.