New Jersey USL Hall of Fame Coach Bob Turco founded Soft Lacrosse™ in 1985 and started the first ever, indoor Soft Lacrosse™ leagues in 1991 in Ho Ho Kus, NJ.
There are few who can rival the coaching experience and lacrosse knowledge of the Tri-State Lacrosse founder. In 1988, New Jersey voted him "Coach of the Year". In 1992 they voted him "Lacrosse Man of the Year".
In 2004, the New Jersey Chapter of US Lacrosse inducted Coach Turco into the Hall of Fame. In 2006 he led Ramapo High School to their first state championship.
His experience includes 10 years as a Varsity High School head coach with Kinnelon, The Peddie School, and Ramapo, and as an assistant with Bergen Catholic and Ridgewood. Coach Turco has also worked at the collegiate level with both Fairleigh Dickinson and Richard Stockton.
Most recently, his high school Alma Mater, The Peddie School, inducted both Coach Turco and his 1996 team into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame. Bob is currently an assistant coach at Shawnee High School.