Coach Bottinelli is the Director of Soft Lacrosse's Manhattan presence and a member of the advisory board. He has nearly ten years of coaching experience, working across age groups: from early childhood through adolescence. He began his lacrosse career at age ten, playing with Tri-State Lacrosse and was a standout goalie at Bergen Catholic High School. He took his talents to Bowdoin College, a top-20 DIII lacrosse program where he also played for the varsity golf team. He graduated with a B.A. in Neuroscience, focused on learning and behavior. Professionally, Coach Bottinelli works with private equity and hedge funds to recruit investment professionals. In his spare time you can find Coach Bottinelli reading (especially psychology), painting, or planning his next lacrosse practice.