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Mike Cintineo – HS Dirty Birds Head Coach and Etowah Varsity Head Coach

 

Getting to know Coach Cintineo

High School Playing Career (Attack):

  • Graduate of Honeoye Falls-Lima High School (Rochester, NY area)
  • Led team to NYS lacrosse semi-finals during his senior year (2005)
  • Led New York State in goals scored and points on the year with 90 goals and 143 points
  • Cintineo’s 90 goals ranked 9th all-time in New York State for most goals scored in one season at time of his graduation in 2005
  • In two years of high school varsity lacrosse, Coach Cintineo accumulated 225 points on 151 goals and 74 assists

College Playing Career (Attack):

  • Coach Cintineo started his career at Ithaca College, but eventually transferred and graduated from SUNY Geneseo
  • Was named Rookie of the Year in the Empire 8 Conference at Ithaca College
  • Was named 2nd team all-conference his freshman year (35 goals, 8 assists)
  • Scored 36 goals and 10 assists his sophomore year at IC
  • During his senior year at SUNY Geneseo he set the school goal scoring mark for one season with 53 goals and a 3.5 goals per game average, which was 2nd highest in the country for Division III during the 2009 season
  • Was named to the SUNYAC All-Conference Team in 2009
  • Twice named USILA Player of the Week (4/23/06 and 3/28/09)
  • During his time playing for Ithaca College and SUNY Geneseo, both teams were consistently ranked inside the top 10 in the country at the Division III level
  • Coach Cintineo finished his college career with 164 points on 132 goals and 32 assists

Head Coaching Career:

  • In 2013, he led Duluth (GA) High School to a 9-8 record and two players were named to the All Gwinnett County Lacrosse Team
  • In 2014 Coach Cintineo led Etowah (GA) High School to an 11-7 record
  • The team played the 10th toughest schedule in Georgia
  • Three seniors continued their playing careers at Division II colleges
  • Six players were named to the Cherokee County All Conference Team
  • Four players were selected to play in the Georgia High School All-Star Game
  • Coach Cintineo was selected to coach in the Georgia High School All-Star Game
  • In 2015 Coach Cintineo led Etowah to a 14-7 record and a Final Four berth in the 6A state playoffs where they upset the #1 team in the state, Johns Creek, in the 1st Round
  • The team averaged over 12 goals a game and allowed only 6 goals a game
  • The team beat Milton High School for the first time in program history
  • Six players were named to the All Cherokee County All Conference Team
  • Coach Cintineo was named Coach of the Year in Cherokee County
  • Six players were selected to play in the Georgia High School All-Star Game
  • Coach Cintineo coached in the Georgia High School All-Star Game for the 2nd year in a row
  • In 2016 Coach Cintineo led Etowah to a 15-6 record and a Final Four berth in the 6A state playoffs for the 2nd consecutive year.
  • Four players were named to the All-State team including Etowah’s first 1st team all-state player for the 6A classification
  • For the team’s efforts, Coach Cintineo was named Cherokee County Coach of the Year for the second season in a row as well as runner up for the Georgia HS Lacrosse Coach of the Year
  • Coach Cintineo will be entering his fourth season as the head coach at Etowah during the 2016-17 school year with a career head coaching record of 49-28 and a 64% winning percentage