Christian Cuccinello

Offensive Coach | First Class Lacrosse


FCL Offensive Coach

About Christian


Christian Cuccinello is a professional lacrosse player, playing in the new Premier Lacrosse League in the summer of 2019. Previously, Christian was drafted into the MLL, where he played with the Atlanta Blaze in 2018, and was one of the three finalists for the MLL Rookie of the Year Award. He was also drafted by the Philadelphia Wings of the NLL.

Prior to his professional career, Christian was a 4 year starter, captain, and All American at Villanova University. In addition to finishing 5th in Villanova’s all time scoring, he was also named a Scholar All American in 2018, and was a Tewaarton Award semi-finalist for NCAA Player of Year in 2018.

He also played for the Italian National Team in the 2018 Lacrosse World Championships in Netanya Israel. Christian hails from Mountain Lakes, NJ where he was a three sport athlete (football, basketball and lacrosse), and was named the 2014 NJ Player of the Year in lacrosse. He currently resides in Philadelphia, PA.


Career Highlights

  • 2019 PLL Player
  • All American at Villanova University
  • Team Italy National Team Member
  • MLL Rookie of the Year Finalist
  • Tewaaraton Award Semi-finalist
  • 5th All time in Points at Villanova
  • 2014 NJ Player of the Year


I’ve been coaching lax in GYL for 16 yrs. Christian is probably one of the best teachers I have ever seen I actually stayed for all the clinics and listened to him. We need more people who can break down the movements and pair that with the right drills. He is a master.
FCL Online Coach
Very positive and interactive instruction. Christian is a really great guy and my son enjoyed the session. Lots of reps!
John B.
FCL Clinic Parent

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