Program Coordinator Spotlight: Head Boys Lacrosse Coach – Josh Blumenthal

Where did you go to college?
  • University of Rhode Island (Bachelor's) and Adelphi University (Master's)
What was a memorable college experience for you?
  • Winning Pioneer College Lacrosse Conference Title and Coaching in the first-ever Rhode Island High School Lacrosse Championship Game
Where did you coach/work before St. Andrew's?
  • Head Men's Lacrosse Coach/Faculty Member at Regis College 
What do you enjoy most about working at St. Andrew's?
  • The student-athletes
What is your favorite movie?
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
What is your go to game day snack?
  • Granola bar
What is a something positive that you have experienced or been able to do during the pandemic?
  • Lots (and lots) of family time
What is your favorite moment as a member of the SAS Athletic Staff?
  • Beating Episcopal High School of Houston with a last second game-winning goal in 2018 and Introducing the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation to the SAS community
Favorite Book?
  • Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Favorite Quote?
  • "Reputation is what you're perceived to be, but character is what you truly are." – John Wooden
Favorite sports to watch/follow outside of work?
  • NCAA Lacrosse and AHL/NHL Hockey
What's your walk-up song?
  • Blue by Eiffel 65 (what else?!?)
Favorite vacation spot?
  • Newport, RI and Miami, FL
If you weren't working in athletics, what would you be doing?
  • Assisting charitable organizations
What do you enjoy most about SPC?
  • The high-level action on an equally impressive stage 
If you could coach any sport (that you do not already coach) what would it be?
  • Softball and Jai Alai
How many years have you been a coach/staff member at St. Andrew's?
  • Five
Do you have any unique pre or post game rituals?
  • I get everything printed and all equipment set out the night before
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