Coach Tim Crotty

Today we feature Coach Tim Crotty, originally from Syracuse, NY. Coach Crotty has been with the Jupiter Lacrosse program since it began. After he helped start Dwyer lacrosse in 2003, he assisted starting lacrosse programs at Jupiter and Southfork High School. In addition to high school lacrosse, Coach Crotty also coached with the youth lacrosse programs through JTAA and sat on the board for a few years. He rejoined the Jupiter Warrior coaching staff around 2009 to help with the Junior Varsity and has been with us since.

Tim Crotty attended Christian Brothers Academy and then Ithaca College, where he played football and lacrosse. He helped lead the Jupiter Warriors to their 2018 State Title along with 3 final four appearances.

Coach Crotty lives in Jupiter with his wife, Kyle. They have two boys. Brenden (33) played lacrosse for JTAA, Dwyer HS, and club lacrosse in college. He has since joined the Air Force Reserves. Zach (23) played lacrosse for JTAA, Jupiter HS, and Jacksonville University and continued on as an assistant grad coach at JU. Although Coach Crotty doesn’t have a lot of free time, he does keep busy renovating homes with his wife, Kyle.

Coach Matt Sofarelli

Matt Sofarelli is originally from Long Island, NY. This is his first year with the JHS Warrior Lacrosse team.

Coach Matt attended Syracuse University where he played lacrosse as a defensive middie. Matt started the lacrosse program at Jensen Beach High School and served as their head coach (2009-2014). He was also the Defensive Coordinator for Florida Launch (2014-2015). Matt most recently served as the Athletic Director at the Pine School (2015-2020). In 2014 he was recognized as Treasure Coast Palm Beach Coach of the Year.

Matt has 3 children: Matthew, Chase, and Gracie. He is currently a teacher at Jupiter Middle School. Outside of lacrosse, coach Matt likes to golf and spend time with his family.

Coach Danny Loftus

Meet Coach Danny Loftus. Danny is from Syosset, NY and joined the Jupiter Warriors lacrosse team in 2008.

Danny attended and played lacrosse at Duke University. He is also a former MLL Pro. Some lacrosse recognition he has received include:

  • 2x All-American Goalie (2007 & 2008)
  • All-ACC Goalie
  • ACC Tournament MVP

Coach Danny also led the Jupiter Warriors lacrosse team to 3 final four appearances and he led the team to become the FHSAA Lacrosse State Champions in 2018.

Danny lives in Jupiter with his wife Mercedes and 3 kids, Cooper (6), Keke (5), and Ellie (2). When he is not coaching lacrosse, he enjoys spending tons of time with his family.