West Sayville, NY - 11/16/2010
Flashes Wrestling add big time coach to staff!
Sayville HS adds NYS Champion, D1 College Coach, Lance Banfi to staff for 2010/2011 season. Lance Banfi was a 2x Suffolk County Champion and 2x All State Wrestler. He placed 3rd in NYS his Jr. Year and captured a State Crown his Sr. year. He is a Sachem HS (1985) alum and is one of the more successful HS wrestlers in Long Island history.
Coach Banfi wrestled at D1, Central Connecticut State University where he had a very successful college career. After graduating from CCSU, he took a coaching position with the team.
Coach Banfi has won numerous Empire State Games medals over the last 20+ years. This year he was named Head Coach of the Long Island region wrestling team for the Empire State Games.
Coach Banfi will bring a whole different level of wrestling to the program. He is one of the most sought after clinicians on Long Island. He was a NYS Champion in HS, a very accomplished Division 1 wrestler & coach as well as the current Head Coach for the Long Island Empire State Games Team.
We are very lucky to have him.
Flashes Mat Notes: Coach Banfi is familiar with several Sayville wrestlers as he coached Justin Siracusa, Justin Liu and Kevin Bethea on the 2010 Empire State Team.