Peter Crisafuli - Head Coach
Over the past six seasons Peter has worked in various capacities for the Wilton Boys Lacrosse Program, from youth to varsity. In 2013, Peter’s first year with the Varsity, Wilton won the Class M State Championship. For the past two seasons he has led the JV as Assistant Coach and Head Defensive Coordinator, while also coaching the faceoff unit and goalies.
Peter attended Connecticut College, graduating with the class of 2010. As a senior, he helped lead the men’s lacrosse program to a record 13 consecutive wins, a ranking as high as #6 in the UILA poll and a berth in the second round of the NCAA tournament. He was named an All American and Academic All American after the 2010 season.
Peter grew up on Long Island and played for nationally ranked Garden City High School. In his senior season, Peter helped lead Garden City to a 19-2 record and the Nassau County Championship while earning All County honors. At Garden City he participated in three Woodstick Classic games versus Manhasset, considered to be the longest running boy’s lacrosse rivalry in the country. Peter also played football in high school, leading the defense on the 2009 Nassau County Championship team.
Peter lives in Manhattan with his wife Carolyn, a lifelong New Canaan resident.
Michael Santos - Assistant Coach
Michael is a graduate of Manhasset high school. In HS he was an All-Conference FOGO.
Michael began his coaching career at 18 years old. He has just finished his fourth season at New Canaan as a varsity assistant to Coach Chip Buzzeo. In his time with New Canaan he has revolutionized the faceoff position in both the HS and youth programs. Coach Santos has been part of two of New Canaan’s CIAC State Championships in 2015 and 2016 and also the 2019 FCIAC Championship.
Michael has helped bring his teams’ face off percentage from 56% (2015) to an outstanding 83% (2019). He currently helps train multiple collegiate, high school and youth athletes in the CT and NY area. He currently is studying education at UCONN, and lives in Stamford CT
cOLLEGE pLAYER - aSSISTANT Coach - TBA
At Eclipse Lacrosse Club, we announce all the current college players who will be helping coach our teams after the NCAA season as completed. Each year, Eclipse lacrosse club has over 25 current college players help throughout the summer. Many of the players are now Eclipse Lacrosse Club Alumni.