Richard Bartozzi

Boys Program Director

Richie Bartozzi joined the Next Level Lacrosse Program in 2014 and has served as a director since 2021. A 2020 Denison University graduate, Coach Bartozzi was a Four-year starter playing both LSM and Close Defense while leading the Big Red to three NCAC championships as well as a Division III 2017 Final Four appearance.  A First Team IMLCA All American and First Team All-NCAC selection, he was named IMLCA’s All-West Region 2019 Defensive Player of the Year. Coach Bartozzi missed out on his senior season due to Covid and returned to his alma mater, The Heights, as an associate Head Coach in 2021.  As a player at The Heights School in Potomac, Maryland, he earned All-MILL First Team honors three times, was named First Team All-Gazette, and was the Montgomery County Player of the Year Runner Up.  A US Lacrosse All American, Coach Bartozzi was the first lacrosse player from The Heights to be named First Team All-Met.  Over the last three years, Coach Bartozzi has invested countless hours coaching youth club lacrosse. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and enjoys running, playing pick-up basketball, and camping when he is not on the field coaching.