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True Minnesota Staff

True Lacrosse Minnesota is committed to the expansion and progression of lacrosse and the development of lacrosse players across the state. The knowledgeable staff offers the most comprehensive lacrosse education in Minnesota;  helping players reach their potential and achieve personal goals. Members of True Lacrosse benefit from the highest quality training, experienced coaches and thorough preparation to help them navigate the college recruitment process.  Our staff has experience coaching in the NLL, NCAA, MCLA and the Minnesota State High School League.  All of our Directors are full-time lacrosse professionals who have made careers out of helping develop and mentor young lacrosse players.



Full-Time Directors:


Dan Forsyth

Executive Director

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Mike Russo

Program Director

State AA - Boys

Krista Crandall

Senior Director

True Lacrosse Minnesota - Girls



Giuseppe Palermo

Senior Director

Regional - Boys

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Madii Maas

Program Director

True Lacrosse Minnesota - Girls

Tyler Strand

Program Director

Regional - Boys



RJ Ancona

Program Director

State A - Boys

Ryan McNamara

Director of Player Development

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Kimi Coulson

Travel & Operations Administrator

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Aime Caines

Program Director

Box Lacrosse

Minnesota Stars

Heather Pierson

Program Director

True Lacrosse Minnesota - Girls

Luke Johnson

Program Director

True Lacrosse Minnesota