2015 Solomon Schechter Lions
Coach — Bryan Lamana
How many years have you been coaching with your current team? This will be my eighth season coaching here.
What was your final record last season and where did you finish in the playoffs? 13-3 and lost in the Class C regional semifinal to Rhinebeck.
Who are your key returning players? Key returners are Daniel Kohen and Jonathan Rand.
Who are the key players that you lost to graduation? We are losing a total of eight seniors at our small school. They all played a key role, the most notable being Ari Leffell.
Did you gain or lose any players from the U.S. Academy system? No.
What do you consider to be your team’s strengths? Our strengths from year-to-year tend to be our work ethic and ability to compete with anyone.
What are some areas of concern? Rebuilding our defense, whom all graduated after last year.
Who is the most skilled offensive player on your team? Daniel Kohen and Jonathan Rand will pose as serious scoring threats and I would expect Noam Goldberg to breakout this season.
The best defender? Ben Goldberg….again.
The fastest? Noam Goldberg and Miles Ogihara.
The biggest hustler? Daniel Kohen, Noah Dunn and Ben Goldberg.
Which team is your biggest rival(s)? I feel like over the years all of Class C has been improving and feel like every match within class is competitive and “rivalry-like.” We also have had some great games with our league rival Woodlands.
Up next: Briarcliff
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