The Jesters Impact Developmental Academy (J.I.D.A) is a developmental program, geared towards players who have an eagerness to "up their game". This program focuses entirely on skill work and building lacrosse IQ where players are touching the ball at a rapid pace, focusing on sound fundamentals, and developing the necessary skills to take their game to the next level.  Our Jester coaches have a proven track record of success and excellence and we welcome the opportunity to give you a glimpse inside our fundamentals through this developmental Academy.

The J.I.D.A. includes 14 weeks of indoor training at our facility in Farmingdale and is offered to girls up to 12th grade.  Space is limited so register now!  

Coach Colleen Kilgus is more than just a coach. She’s an important figure in the lives of so many young women in West Babylon. For nearly a decade, Coach Kilgus has adopted her father’s all-encompassing coaching style and brought it to West Babylon. Coach Kilgus wants to leave a lasting impression on the girls she coaches. Teaching them the game of lacrosse is just part of the big picture

COACH:

West Babylon High School Varsity girls lacrosse Coach

Nationally Ranked Program producing D1 Athletes yearly.

COLLEGE:

  • George Washington University (Under Grad)
  • Hofstra University (Masters)

HIGH SCHOOL: 

Wantagh High School

  • Track/Race Walking 2X All American
  • High School National Champion

Career:

True Lacrosse Chief Women's Ambassador & Professional Lacrosse Player

Coach:

St. Dominics Varsity girls lacrosse Coach

College:

Northwestern University

  • All-Big Ten Selection
  • Big Ten All-Tournament Team selection
  • Named to the IWLCA West/Midwest All-Region Second Team for the second-straight season
  • Finished with a career-high 45 goals and 64 points, while adding 19 assists
  • Led Northwestern in goals, points, shots (123), shots on goal (83) and was second on the team with 14 free-position goals
  • Ended her career 10th in program history with 25 career free-position goals.
  • On the Tewaaraton Watch list

High School: 

West Babylon High School

  • Two Time All-American
  • Played on the Senior 2012 Under Armour All-America game
  • Named first-team All-Metro Long Island as a senior
  • All- Long Island selection in 2012
  • Earned Player of the Year award in 2012
  • Named one of 15 College Rookies to Watch by Lacrosse Magazine
  • Recipient of Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award
  • Three-time participant in the Under Armour All-American Lacrosse Classic
  • Three-time participant in the United States Lacrosse National Tournament
  • Led team to a 13-1 record as a captain her senior season

Won the National Draw Championship in 2011 with club team Long Island Yellow Jackets

  • Four-year starter at Schreiber High School in Port Washington.
  • Earned all-county 4x
  • Played on Nike, school girls national, and under Armour showcase teams
  • Four-year starter at Quinnipiac University
  • In charge of teams community service for two years ending in the athletics team with the most community service both years
  • Ranked in the top five in the US for save percentage during Freshman year
  • All academic team for the MAAC and NEC.
  • Currently holds multiple Quinnipiac lacrosse records including being in the top ten for career saves, goals against, and highest saves per game average.
  • Coaching for 10 years
  • Experience planning and running skill development clinics and goalie clinics.
  • 98% of 2021 team committed to playing collegiately
  • Club director 1 year
  • 3 years of recruiting experience
  • Started one of the first middle school lacrosse programs in Brooklyn

Two-time All-American Sydney Pirreca served as an assistant coach for Syracuse University in 2019 and 2020. Pirreca graduated in May 2019 from the University of Florida where she ranks as the sixth-leading scorer in school history.
 
The Mount Sinai, N.Y. native was a four-year starter and two-time captain for Florida. She became just the seventh player in program history to reach 200 career points, ending her career ranked sixth on the school’s all-time scoring list with 215 points. Pirreca was named an honorable mention All-American by Inside Lacrosse in 2019 and was an IWLCA third-team All-American in 2018. In addition, she earned the 2018 BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year award and was a two-time member of the Tewaaraton Award Watch List.
 
Pirreca was also recognized for her work in the classroom. She was a two-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and a 2018 BIG EAST All-Academic Team honoree.
 
Pirreca served as a volunteer coach at Mount Sinai High School for three summers.

Coaching Experience

2018- present 

Assistant Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach – West Babylon High School    

  • Finalists – 2018/2019 Suffolk County Division 2                                                      

2013 – 2017

Head Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach – Lindenhurst High School                                                                     

2012 

Head Middle School Girls Lacrosse Coach – Lindenhurst Middle School                                                         

2007- 2010 

Head Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach – West Babylon High School                                                          

  • Quarterfinalists – 2007 Suffolk County Division I
  • Finalists – 2008 Suffolk County Division I
  • Semifinalists – 2009 Suffolk County Division I
  • NYS Scholar Athlete Team Award – 2007-2009

 2005- 2006 

Head Middle School Girls Lacrosse Coach – Lindenhurst Middle School                                                     

2003- 2004

Assistant Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach – West Babylon High School                                                      

2000- 2001

Head Middle School Boys Lacrosse Coach – Robert Moses Middle School – North Babylon, NY

Related Experience

2007 – Present – Attended US Lacrosse National Convention

2008 – 2010 – Vice President of the Suffolk County Girls Lacrosse Coaches Association (SCGLCA)                          

2008 – 2010 – Director of Girls Varsity Lacrosse Summer League (Lindenhurst, NY)     

2009 – 2010 SCGLCA Awards Dinner Chairperson

2007 – 2009 – Selected to be on the US Lacrosse All-American Committee

2009 – Team selector for US Lacrosse Women’s Division National Tournament – Long Island Region

2009 – In charge of collecting Penalty Points for US Lacrosse All-American Nominees

2006 – 2008 – Team selector for Long Island Empire State Team

 Education

Stony Brook University                                                                                                                                        

May 2003 –   Masters of Liberal Arts and Studies

Long Island University – C.W. Post                                                                                                                                                

May 1998 –  Bachelor of Science in Physical Education

College: NYIT

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018-19: 

Second-team All-ECC … Scored first collegiate lacrosse goal in the season-opening win against Holy Family on Feb. 27 … Started all 18 games, tallying one goal, 41 ground balls, 19 caused turnovers, and 48 draw controls … ECC Commissioner’s Honor Roll … Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for achieving at least a 3.2 GPA during the spring 2019 semester.

AT WEST BABYLON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL:

Suffolk County Class AA all-conference in soccer in 2017 while tallying five goals and nine assists … All-division in 2018 and all-league in 2017 in lacrosse  … Played four seasons apiece of varsity soccer and lacrosse and three seasons of varsity basketball … Member of National Honor Society, Foreign Language Honor Society and Math and Science honor Society as well as DECA.

PERSONAL:

Also plays soccer at New York Tech … Daughter of Maria and Harry Guglielmo … Has two sisters, Melissa and Rae-Anne … Melissa is a Tech soccer assistant and played soccer and lacrosse at Dowling College for current Tech coaches Karim Diallo and Kerri Handras … Majoring in life sciences/physician assistant studies … Born Nov. 1, 2000.

High School:

West Babylon 2019

College:

University of Florida

  • High School All American 2019
  • Invited to try-out for U.S. Under-19 women’s lacrosse team
  • Named a “On the Rise” recruit by ILWomen
  • Selected as one of Newsday’s Top 100 girls lacrosse players for 2018
  • Finished the 2018 season with 31 goals and seven assists
  • Played for West Babylon High School
  • Played club for LI Top Guns
  • Started in all 2020 games as a Freshman Midfielder at the University of Florida where she has logged 7 goals and 3 assists in 8 games.

Career

Special Education Teacher at West Babylon Middle School

Coach

  • West Babylon Middle School Field Hockey
  • West Babylon High School JV Basketball Coach
  • West Babylon High School JV Lacrosse Coach

University of North Carolina

Four Year Member of the University of North Carolina Women's Lacrosse Team

High School: 

Wantagh High School

  • High School 2x All American 
  • Played on the Senior 2011 Under Armour All-America game,
  • Tallied 59 goals, 39 assists and 45 ground balls as a senior at Wantagh HS in Wantagh, N.Y. 

High School:

West Babylon 2019

College:

University of Massachusetts

  • Named Second-Team All-America in 2019
  • Played on the Under Armour All-America Senior Game 2019
  • Selected to the 2019 U19 USA Training Team ‘
  • Scored 29 goals and added 23 assists as a senior
  • Finished career with 126 goals and 45 assists
  • Wow the High School State Championship title in the 4x4 relay in 2017