New York Riptide
The New York Riptide are a professional box lacrosse franchise based in Uniondale, New York. They are members of the East Division of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). They play home games at Nassau Coliseum and began their first season in 2019.
|League||National Lacrosse League|
|Based in||Uniondale, New York|
|Head coach||Dan Ladouceur|
|General manager||Jim Veltman|
On December 12, 2018, the NLL awarded an expansion franchise to the city of Uniondale, New York and owner GF Sports. The team will begin play in December 2019 with its home arena being the Nassau Coliseum. NLL New York marks the return of the National Lacrosse League to the Long Island area after the departure of the New York Saints (1989 to 2003) and the New York Titans (2006 to 2009), both of whom also played at Nassau Coliseum.
The New York Riptide name and logo were announced on February 17, 2019, as chosen by fans.
On June 3, 2020, the entire coaching staff and lacrosse operations team, including head coach and general manager Regy Thorpe, were fired.
New York Riptide roster
|Active (21-man) roster||Inactive roster||Coaches|
|2020||Eastern||1–12||4th||1–5||0-7||116||177||Regy Thorpe||Season Canceled|
Head Coaching HistoryEdit
- "National Lacrosse League Welcomes 13th Franchise". Retrieved December 12, 2018.
- "NLL coming to Long Island with new indoor lacrosse team planned for 2019". Retrieved December 11, 2018.
- "New York National Lacrosse League Franchise Announces its Brand Name and Logo". Retrieved February 17, 2018.
- "RIPTIDE ANNOUNCE COACHING AND LACROSSE OPERATIONS STAFF WILL NOT RETURN | New York Riptide". newyorkriptide.com. Retrieved 2020-07-03.
- "Riptide Announce Hiring of Veltman and Ladouceur | New York Riptide". newyorkriptide.com. Retrieved 2020-07-15.
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