Stanton McDuffie is excited to begin his first season as part of the Patriots’ coaching staff.
Coach McDuffie grew up in Virginia Beach and played lacrosse at Norfolk Academy. After graduating from NA, he studied Commercial Real Estate Finance as a Helms Scholar at the College of Charleston, where he played MCLA Lacrosse.
Nowadays, Coach McDuffie works alongside Coach DeLuca at Colliers International, where he focuses on medical office leasing and sales.


Jon Tuttle is in his third year as a volunteer for the Patriots. In 2023, he helped the program earn an appearance in both the Regional Championship and the state quarter-finals.
Coach Tuttle is from Albany, New York, and played lacrosse at Guilderland High School. His success there led to an athletic scholarship at Division I Sacred Heart University. He finished his college career at Virginia Tech, where he played for their club team.
Upon graduation, Coach Tuttle worked for Under Armour Lacrosse before enlisting in the United States Navy and becoming a Navy SEAL. He completed multiple deployments for SEAL Team TEN, and was medically retired after ten years of service after sustaining an eye injury. Coach Tuttle is currently in Harvard Business School's Program for Leadership Development.
Jon will marry his best friend, Courtney, in July. Courtney is a PICU nurse at CHKD.


Trevor Spiers is in his second year as a member of the Patriots' coaching staff. In 2023, he helped lead the first-year varsity team to a winning record and an appearance in the Regional Championship, culminating in an appearance in the state quarter-finals.
Coach Spiers grew up in Connecticut before joining the United States Marine Corps, where he served honorably. He played collegiate lacrosse at Virginia Wesleyan University, where he was a captain of the team that rose to fourteenth in the country. 
Upon graduation from VWU, Coach Spiers settled in Virginia Beach, where he raised his daughter, Rhea Spiers, a collegiate attacker at Limestone University, and his son, Ryder Spiers, a senior on the FC LAX squad. Trevor is an active businessperson in Hampton Roads and spends his free time with his fiancé, Jessica Kwiatkowski.

assistant COACH: Trevor spiers

Coach DeLuca joined the Patriots in the team’s inaugural year as Assistant Coach and is currently in his first season as Head Coach. He believes in doing things “the right way,” with tremendous attention to detail. Coach aims to develop young men of high character and believes winning is a natural result of that process. 
A New Jersey native, DeLuca attended Mountain Lakes High School, where he was fortunate enough to play for two legendary coaches—Doug Wilkins and Tim Flynn. DeLuca won a Group I Football State Championship under Coach Wilkins and two Lacrosse State Championships under Coach Flynn. His list of world-class coaches expanded when DeLuca committed to Duke University to play lacrosse under John Danowski. In DeLuca’s four years at Duke, the Blue Devils made four Final Four appearances and won two National Championships. DeLuca was a three-year starter at defensive midfield. He also walked on to Duke’s football team, playing on special teams for two seasons. 
Following graduation, DeLuca attended Navy Officer Candidate School and then Basic Underwater Demolition / SEAL training. He completed multiple deployments with SEAL Team TEN and SRT-2 before leaving active duty for the Navy Reserve, where he continues to serve. DeLuca received a Master’s degree in Sport Psychology from Northern Illinois University, where he played another year of Division I Football following his active military service. 
DeLuca is married to his wife, Baily, a former Duke Track and Field athlete in the Heptathlon, Pole Vault, and 4 x 100m relay. The couple has three children—James, Mia, and Seamus, all under the age of five. For his day job, DeLuca is a commercial real estate broker with Colliers International.