Coach Denis Scannell is the Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach at Suffolk Community College and serves as the offensive coordinator, strength and conditioning coach, and leadership development facilitator.
Coach Scannell is a graduate of Stony Brook University where he was a 4-year starter at midfield, 3-year captain, 1st Team All-America East, Team MVP (2000, 2002), and led the Seawolves to their first NCAA Tournament in 2002. The SBU Lacrosse alumni board selected Scannell to the Stony Brook 1st team All-Decade midfield along with professional box and field players Kevin Crowley and Ryan Duchs.
Scannell began his coaching career at MacArthur High School in 2003 as a Junior Varsity assistant. He coached the Varsity Lacrosse team at LuHi from 2004-2007, the LuHi Middle School from 2011-2014, and returned as the LuHi Varsity Head Lacrosse Coach at LuHi in 2017 and placed 1st in the conference. He has worked as an administrator and teacher at LuHi for the past 15 years. Scanell also conducts private lacrosse skills training.