Meet Team SPEED Lacrosse

Casey Powell

Casey Powell

Co-Founder | Team Leader-Athletic Education

Casey Powell is an entrepreneur, endorser, player, coach and lacrosse ambassador. Since graduating from Syracuse University, Powell has spent his professional career traveling the world playing, teaching and helping to spread the game of lacrosse. He has represented several notable companies such as Reebok, Easton, Warrior, Toyota, SoBe, Brine, Bud Light, DYG, Disney, Muscle Milk, Body By Jake and Major League Lacrosse (MLL). Casey hosted his own lacrosse radio show for Sirius XM and has done commentating for MSG network, ESPN and CBS Sports Network. Casey is an accomplished lacrosse player considered to be one of the best ever. In college he was a four time All American and two-time National Player of the Year. He’s the only player in NCAA history to be an All-American at more than one position (attack & midfield). In the past 15 seasons Powell has played professionally for many teams and is one of only 2 players ever to be named MVP in both the MLL and National Lacrosse League (NLL). He’s the only American player to ever be MVP of the NLL.

He has been selected to play on three United States Men’s National Teams and was captain of Team USA in 2006 and again in 2011. He was selected to the All Century Team, MLL All Decade Team and Upstate Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Casey is currently the owner of Team 22 Lacrosse, which runs camps, clinics, clubs and tournaments nationally. He is the current head of lacrosse spring training at Disney’s Wide World of Sports and just launched his own apparel/clothing line.. He resides in Delray Beach, Florida, with his daughter Bella.

Mike Berkman, Jr.

Mike Berkman, Jr.

Co-Founder | Team Leader-Diversity & Growth

Mike is passionate about the positive role that athletic mentoring plays in the development of young people. He has served as a lacrosse coach in Orlando, FL for 10 years & taught on the staff of Team 22 in Boca Raton, FL, the West Orange Outlaws in Orlando, FL, & Dr. Phillips HS in Orlando, FL. With 22 years experience as a leader in global organizations, Mike is known for his long-range vision & his ability to build effective teams. Prior to launching INFOPIPE Enterprises in 2011, he successfully performed senior roles in business units in the Fortune 1000.

Mike is on the Board of Directors for the Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida & The Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation. He holds a BS in Marketing from Clarkson University (NY) where he played NCAA DIII basketball & lacrosse. Mike is from Watertown, NY & resides in Windermere, FL, with his wife Kathy & three children.

Justin Berkman

Justin Berkman

Co-Founder | Team Leader-Products & Solutions

Justin has 17 years of business to business (B2B) sales and marketing experience. From 1998 to 2010 Justin held key sales and management positions with global communications companies. In 2011, Justin co-founded INFOPIPE Enterprises, Inc. where he serves as the company President. INFOPIPE is a technology sales and marketing firm representing a collection of industry leading communications companies. He is also co-owner of Great Spaces Inc., a real estate holding company established in 2005.

Justin attended Herkimer College (NY) where he studied Sports and Recreation Management. He played lacrosse for the Generals from 1993-1995 and was coached by US Lacrosse Hall of Famer Paul Wehrum. The Herkimer Generals program boasts 9 National Championships, 21 Region III Championships, and over 100 All-American players. As a midfielder for the Generals, Justin won 2 Region III titles, 2 Mohawk Valley titles and 2 National Championships, one of which was undefeated. During this time the team was 42-1. Justin was a Region III All-Tourney Team member and an Academic All American. Justin went on to play lacrosse for Clarkson University (NY) where he studied business.

Originally from Watertown, NY, Justin resides in Orange Park, FL with his wife Kristi & their four children.

Rob Goulet

Rob Goulet

Co-Founder | Team Leader-Brand Partnerships

Rob brings over 25 years of sports & entertainment marketing experience to SPEED Lacrosse. As Founder & CEO of Entertainment Sports Partners, Inc., the company connects brands with fans through sports marketing rights, endorsement engagement and sponsorship opportunities. ESP has managed sports marketing business for blue-chip clients such as American Express, Airbus, Alcatel, Anheuser-Busch, NetJets, Gulfstream, Cargill, Visteon, Ford Motor Company, PGA TOUR, European PGA TOUR, LPGA TOUR, the USGA and the Golf Writers Association of America. Prior to ESP, Inc. he was CEO of Legends, North America the management company for World # 1 ranked Professional Golfer, Mr. Ernie Els.

A graduate of Florida Southern College, Rob currently serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board at the Center for Sports Business at Florida Southern College.

Originally from Connecticut, Rob resides in Orlando, FL with his wife Karen and their two children.

Terry Riddle

Terry Riddle

Co-Founder | Team Leader- National Sanctioned Events

Terry Riddle is the Owner and Managing Partner of Amateur Athletic Sports International, a 501(c)(3) subordinate to the Amateur Athletic Union, and a Managing Partner with H&R Properties of Central Florida. He holds a real estate license in good standing with the State of Florida and has been a Realtor since 2006. Terry’s passion for sports is evident in his more than 28 years of experience as an athlete, coach, and Club administrator. Since 2010, Terry has served as the AAU Florida District Director, Tackle Football and Recreational Cheer and sits on the AAU National Football Committee. Terry’s knowledge and perspective on youth sports is highly sought after as he is in his 2nd year on the National Advisory Board for Youth Football to USA Football and the National Football League and has recently accepted a position on the Advisory Board for Nike Coaching Clinics. Terry and AASI have represented AAU since 2010 as the host of the AAU Tackle Football National Championships which are considered one of the nation’s premier youth sporting events. He was named in 2014 as USA Football’s Inspiring Greatness Coach of the Year.

Within the Community, Terry is one of the founders of Florida Youth Football and Cheer and serves as the President of the Executive Board of Directors as well as the President of the West Orange Bobcats AAU Club in which he has been a member for the past 8 years. He has over 15 years’ experience in amateur sports in Florida of which he proudly has been a head coach in the Bobcats’ Organization for the past 6 seasons. Terry has led the charge along side local partners in West Orange County since 2013 to provide over 100 athletes opportunities to participate in sports through partial and full scholarships. These opportunities have not only involved on field benefits, but also, academic assistance programs with a 97% success rate assisting athletes on probation.

Originally from Alabama, Terry now resides in Windermere, Florida with his wife Kathi and their two sons, Carter and Camden.

Chris Swan

Chris Swan

Core Media & Distribution

Consultant (former, NESN Golf Channel, HRTV, KlowdTV, Datastream)

Chris has worked in senior management positions with emerging cable television networks including New England Sports Network (NESN), The Golf Channel and HorseRacing TV (HRTV) and has experience with niche/technology focused companies such as KlowdTV, a direct to consumer subscription broadband platform and The Lottery OnDemand, a mobile lottery solution.  He is recognized for his ability to identify new opportunities, develop creative content strategies and effectively leverage an extensive personal network to achieve success.

A graduate of Westfield State University and Lesley University, Chris and his wife Lisa are proud parents of two adult sons and reside in Medway, Massachusetts

Bob Kronmiller

Bob Kronmiller

Financial Controller

Bob Kronmiller brings a wealth of experience, including 45 years of tax, auditing, accounting, and business consulting, to Team SPEED ensuring its solid financial growth. Bob previously served as Bureau Chief for the State of Florida and the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. In the private sector, he has worked with H&R Block, Countrywide Mortgage, Team Pagine, and Total Tape Publishing. For over 25 years, Bob has been a consultant for tax and compliance issues for clients. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a recipient of the Davis Award.

Bob holds degrees in Accounting and Philosophy from the University of Florida. He is also a proud Vietnam Veteran.