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Coaching is a key component to our team's success and players development.  Stealth lacrosse provides the top coaches in the area.  Our coaches have a long history of playing and coaching experience, which they utilize to develop our players.  Not only are our coaches highly qualified at what they do, they are also great people as well, teaching not only the game but life lessons and instilling strong characteristics to our players.  Our coaching staff provides a fun, safe and competitive playing environment for our players, while developing each player to be the best player/teammate possible.

Coaching Staff

Ryan Burton-Founder & Executive Director

Ryan Burton is the founder and executive director of Stealth Lacrosse since 2013.  He has been the head coach at Stoneman Douglas High School since 2014.  Since his arrival to Parkland, FL, the Eagles have been ranked in the top 10 in the state, winning 4 consecutive district championships from 2015-2018.  Ryan earned US Lacrosse South Florida Coach of the Year awards 2x (2015,2018), Sun Sentinel Coach of the Year awards 2x (2015,2018) and Miami Herald Coach of the Year in 2018.  Ryan was inducted into the Keuka College Hall of Fame in 2018.  He holds college records for career, season and individual game statistics.  Ryan was a 5-year starter on varsity at Mynderse Academy High School (New York).  

Nathan Snitz-Assistant Director, Dir. High School Operations, Coach

Nate has been an active Stealth coach since 2015, operating in a number of roles.  He was former coach at West Boca High School, Westglades MS, and American Heritage Delray MS.  Serving as the Head Coach at West Boca High School, he received Coach of the Year honors in 2016.  He also won a Gold Medal with the Florida Team at JCC Maccabi Games.  He's the current Stoneman Douglas HS Assistant Coach/Off. Coordinator, Florida Atlantic University Assistant Coach/Off. Coordinator, and Director of Lacrosse at Camp Equinunk.  Coach Nate played college lacrosse at FAU, and was a 2x Team Captain, and 3-year starter.  He is a Florida native, graduating from West Orange High School in Orlando, FL.

Jeff Goldberg-Director of Player Development & College Placement

Jeff is the Director of Player Development and College Placement.  He spent 17 years at Saint Andrews High School, winning 14 Florida State Championships.  Over the course of his career he has 400+ victories as a head coach, ranking him among the top coaches in the nation.  In 2003, he was named to the South Florida Chapter of US Lacrosse Hall of Fame.  He served as the Offensive Coordinator for Team Israel in the 2014 World Games.  Jeff played in Major Indoor Lacrosse League.  He attended North Carolina State University and Levittown High School (New York).

Brian Cost-Coach & Offensive Specialist

Brian Cost joined the Stealth coaching staff in 2018.  Prior to joining our program coach Cost coached at Saint Andrews High School winning 2-State Championships as the Head Assistant Coach and Offensive Coordinator.  He also spent time coaching for Belen Jesuit HS, University School HS, and Swordfish Lacrosse Club.  Brian was a standout lacrosse player, winning 2-High School State Championship for West Genesee High School (New York) and 2-DII NCAA National Championships with LeMonye College.  Both West Genesee HS and LeMonye College are perennial powerhouse programs with a rich tradition of lacrosse.  Brian was named Most Valuable Player in the 2004 State Championship Game.  

Gabriel Keding-Coach & Defensive Specialist

Coach Keding joined the Stealth staff in 2017. Before joining the staff coach played college lacrosse at Division I Bellarmine University.  Coach was a 2x Southern Conference All-Academic Team.  Coach Keding is originally from Onondoga High School in Syracuse, NY.  Coach was three sport athlete, 4-year varsity starter, and 3x captain at Onondaga.  Between his High School and College career coach has competed and played with some fo the top talent in the nation.  Gabe currently coaches our 2025 team and works with all defensive players.

Mike Jones-Coach & Goalie Specialist

Mike Jones has been with Stealth Lacrosse since 2016. Coach Jones has served many coaching roles throughout Florida, starting his career at Creekside HS as an Assistant Coach, Matanzas High School Head Coach, Maclay School Head Coach, Ponte Vedra Goalie Coach/Defensive Assistant and currently the Head Assistant Coach at American Heritage Boca-Delray.  He won a District Championship and was honored with 2010 US Lacrosse North Florida Assistant Coach of the Year (Creekside HS).  He was honored with a 2013 US Lacrosse North Florida Coach of the Year, 2013-2014 Big Bend Coach of the Year, 2 District Championships and State semi-finalist participant while serving as the Head Coach at Maclay School.  Mike is a Florida native, playing at Flagler Palm Coast High School.  As a player he was a 4-year varsity letterman, 2004-2005 All-District Goalie, 2003-2004 District Champion and State Semi-Finalist participant.

Coach Neil McAdorey

Coach Chris Mainquist

Coach Michael Meredith

Coach Jonathan Cox

Coach Mekhail Cuvin

Coach Joe Chiarella

Coach Blake Israel

Coach AJ Ferraro