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Erik Cartelle

Coach Cartelle is the founder of Miami Lax and current Head Coach at Gulliver Prep, and is also a Florida Crabs state coach for the 2026 team. He previously was the defensive coordinator at Gulliver and previously held the same position at Christopher Columbus High School were he had been the steady hand of the program since 2017, working under 4 different head coaches. He also was a Defensive Coordinator at Lawton Chiles in Tallahassee and played Varsity Lacrosse at Christopher Columbus High School, under ledgendary head coach Jim Delang and current college coach Thomas Klosowski.

US Lacrosse Certified: 6456436



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Griff Caligiuri

Coach Griff is the offensive coordinator at Gulliver Prep and was the Varsity Defensive Coordinator and JV Head Coach at Ransom Everglades. He has an extensive resume and the players love playing for him. Caligiuri was drafted and played MLL for Boston Cannons. He played D1 lacrosse at High Point University where he was a 4 Years Millis Scholar-Athlete. He played varsity high school lacrosse at Lake Highland Prep under head coach Chris Spaulding, where he was a three time state champion and received U.S. Lacrosse All-American accolades in 2014.

US Lacrosse Certified: 010010499864

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Jim Piggot

Coach Piggot is the former Head Coach at Gulliver Prep from 2012-2022. As head coach he has compiling 168 wins-54 loses, reaching the FHSAA State Regional Semi Finals 4 times. He was the Miami Herald Coach of the Year in 2013 & 2016. He is the current coach in Miami sending players off to play in college; with 4 players go play Division 1, 3 players go play Division 2 and 13 players go play Division 3 since taking over the program.

US Lacrosse Certified: 2553660



Zac Castano

Coach Castano is currently the Defensive Coordinator at Gulliver Prep and was previously at Westminster Christian School. He had been the JV Head Coach at Christopher Columbus High School in 2020 and 2021, while also helping Coach Cartelle closely during his time at Columbus. He was a three year Varsity Starter at Columbus (playing both LSM and Close Defense), where he won First Team All Dade and First Team All Region accolades. Coach Castano played for Coach Cartelle his senior season back in 2018. He was also a Dual Sport Athlete, also playing 3 Years of Varsity Football at Columbus and eventually played Division 1 Football at Morgan State University.

US Lacrosse Certified



Julio Diaz

Coach Diaz is and has been in charge of the Middle School Program at Gulliver Prep since 2005. He also also fluctuated in and out of roles as JV and Varsity Offensive Coordinator. He is also an educator at the Gulliver Prep Under School, Gulliver Academy. Coach Diaz also played college lacrosse and continues to play in the Masters leauge.

US Lacrosse Certified

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