Lax On Staff

Erica (DeVito) Vitale

Master Coach

Coach Erica Vitale

About

Coach Erica (DeVito) Vitale has a passion for giving back to the game. Lacrosse has given her so much in her life. While the accolades are many she is focused on providing high level training with passion to her athletes. In every private, training, and practice Coach Erica is committed to bringing her high level of experience to the field for future players. Her main goal is to make sure that every player leaves the field with a new mindset and skill set.

Coaching Experience

  • Bellport Varsity Head Coach 2017- Current 
  • Adelphi University Assistant Coach 2013-2016 – winning 2 Division II National Championships

Playing Experience/Accolades

  • Adelphi University 2009-201
  • 4 X IWLCA All-American
  • 3 X Division II National Champion
  • 2012 Tewaaraton Watch List
  • 2012 Finalist for NE-10 Woman of The Year
  • 2009 ECC Rookie of The Year
  • Holds/Set Record in Career Points at Adelphi University (Points – 379, Goals – 270, Assists – 109)
  • NE-10 First-Team All-Conference(2012)…
  • IWLCA First-Team All-Region(2012)…
  • IWLCA First-Team All-American(2012)…
  • ECAC All-Star(2012)…
  • North/South All-Star Participant(2012)…
  • CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District (2012)…
  • NE-10 Spring Scholar Athlete (2012)…
  • ECAC Division II Scholar Athlete (2012)…
  • Named to the All-NE-10 First-Team (2011)…
  • named MVP of the NE-10 Tournament (2011)…
  • IWLCA First-Team All-Region pick (2011)…
  • Synapse Second-Team All-American and 
  • IWLCA First-All American honoree (2011)…
  • named All-NE-10 First-Team (2010)…
  • NE-10 Co-Player of the Week (4/5)…
  • ECAC Division II All-Star First-Team (2010)…
  • IWLCA All-Region First Team (2010)…
  • IWLCA All-American Second-Team (2010)…
  • NCAA Division II All-Tournament Team (2010)…
  • CoSida/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Team (third-team) (2010)…
  • named to the NE-10 Spring Academic All-Conference team (2010)…
  • IWLCA/US Lacrosse First Team All-American (2009)… 
  • IWLCA First Team All-Region (2009)… 
  • NCAA Division II Final Four All-Tournament (2009)… 
  • ECC Rookie of the Year (2009)…
  • ECC All-Conference First Team (2009)…
  • Was named ECC Rookie of the Week eight times (2009).

High School

  • Shoreham Wading River Varsity Lacrosse 2005-2008
  • 2 X NY State Champion
  • 3 X All-County 
  • 1 X All-League