Conshohocken native Niko Amato named head coach for Plymouth Whitemarsh High School’s varsity boys lacrosse team

Plymouth Whitemarsh High School recently announced the hiring of Conshohocken native Niko Amato as the new head coach for varsity boys lacrosse.

Amato is a graduate of La Salle College High School, where he won the state title in 2008, and played collegiately for the University of Maryland. While at Maryland, Amato played in the NCAA Division I Tournament all four years, reaching the finals in 2011 and 2012. In 2014, Amato received the Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Award which recognizes the most outstanding NCAA Division I goalie.

After college, Amato played professionally in Major League Lacrosse. He has been part of the coaching staff for several teams at the youth level and an assistant at Chesnut Hill College. In 2017 he was named the head coach at Immaculata University and led that program until 2020.

At Plymouth Whitemarsh. Amato will be joined by Assistant Coach Leo Kelly and JV Coach James Bainbridge for the upcoming season.