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Coaching Staff Directory

We are thrilled to have assembled the strongest group of coaches Oregon has seen to-date, but we are not done! We have some exciting coaching announcements coming soon. You can view the coaching/team assignments on the teams page under the "HS Coaches" and "Youth Coaches" slider.
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Josh Peck - Director

College Attended: Johns Hopkins University

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Central Catholic High School - Head Coach  (2016 Head Coach of the Year, Columbia Conference)
  • King's Way Christian - Head Coach

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Don't count the days. Make the days count." Ali


Matt Friesen - Admin

College Attended: Grand Canyon University

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Boston College - Asst. Coach
  • Skyview High School - Asst. Coach
  • Central Catholic - Asst. Coach

Position of Expertise: Goalie

Inspirational Quote Generator: "You have reached the end of your free trial membership at www.benjaminfranklinquotes.com" -Benjamin Franklin

Dan McKinney - Director

College Attended: Georgetown University

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Grant High School - Head Coach   (2018 Head Coach of the Year, Columbia Conf)
  • Niskayuna High School - Asst. Coach
  • Albany Power

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: “I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I love to play.” Boris Becker


Head Coaches

Cam Rafish

College Attended: Portland State University

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Oregon Episcopal School - Ass.Head Coach (2017 Assistant Coach of the Year, OHSLA and Columbia River)
  • OES 2009, 2017, 2018 State Championships
  • 3d Oregon 
  • Rhino Lacrosse

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going." Sam Levenson

Michael Marcott

College Attended: Denver University

Other Coaching Experience:

  • University of Oregon - Assistant Coach
  • Lake Oswego Associate Head Coach
  • 3d Oregon

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Winning is not a sometime thing, it is an all the time thing. You don't do things right once in a while. You do them right all the time." -Vince Lombardi


Martin Winter

College Attended: UMass-Lowell

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Oregon Episcopal School - Asst. Coach
  • Riptide 7/8 Head Coach
  • BOLO All Star Game Coach
  • 3d Oregon
  • Rhino Lacrosse 
  • Elite 80
  • NextLevel 

Position of Expertise: Attack/Midfield

Inspirational Quote Generator: "One finds limits by pushing them." Herbet Simon


Devan Spilker

College Attended: Limestone College
NLL: Colorado Mammoth 
MLL: Charlotte Hounds & Hamilton Nationals
USA Indoor National Team

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Limestone College Asst. Coach
  • Tualatin High School - Head Coach (2018 Head Coach of the Year, NW Conf )
  • Mt. St. Joe High School 
  • North-Star Oregon Box Team

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Do one thing every day that scares you." Eleanor Roosevelt

Ryan Lanigan

College Attended: Limestone College

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Limestone College Asst. Coach
  • North County High School
  • Stumptown 2022 Asst. Coach
  • Eastside Portland Lacrosse Director

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: 'If you couldn't play tomorrow, how would that change how you play today?" -Ryan Lanigan

Max Fleischman

College Attended: University of Arizona

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Clackamas High School Head Coach
  • Grant High School Asst. Coach
  • LacrosseForce (Vegas)

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Do not be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." John D. Rockefeller

Tyler Chin

College Attended: SUNY - Cortland 

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Swiss National Team
  • Beaverton High School Asst. Coach
  • Bridge City Lacrosse

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "We become what we think about." Earl Nightingale

Dennis Sullivan

College Attended: Brown University

MLL: New Jersey Pride 

Other Coaching Experience:

  • OES Head Coach (2009 OHSLA Coach of the Year)
  • OES 2009, 2017, 2018 State Championships
  • Rhino Lacrosse

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." Confucius

Scott Demonte

College Attended: University of Rhode Island

Other Coaching Experience:

  • UCSB Head Coach
    • MCLA National Coach of Year
  • SUNY Plattsburgh, Head Coach
  • West Coast Stars National Team
  • USA West International Teams
  • LO High School Offensive Coordinator

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "The wise does at once what the fool does at last." Baltasar Gracian


Liam Resch

College Attended: Denver University

Coaching Experience:

  • Eastern University Asst Coach
  • Tualatin High School - Asst. Coach (2018 Assistant Coach of Year, NW Conference)
  • Denver Elite
  • Philadelphia B4/HHH
  • 3d Oregon

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." Albert Einstein


Dallas Eliuk

Professional Membership: NLL Hall of Fame, 2x Championship Game MVP, All-Time Saves Leader

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Colorado Mammoth Assistant Coach
  • Portland Lumberjax Assistant Coach
  • North-Star Oregon Box Team

Position of Expertise: All (Box)

Inspirational Quote Generator:  "Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better." Samuel Beckett


Chad Stelling

College Attended: Oregon State University

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Oregon State University - Head Coach
  • Liberty High School - Asst. Coach
  • Xcellerate Lacrosse
  • Rhino Lacrosse
  • Oregon Outlaws 

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Change your thoughts and you change your world." Norman Vincent Peale

Alex Tillson

College Attended: Lewis & Clark

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Oregon State University Head Coach
  • Chico High School Asst Coach
  • England Lacrosse Federation 
  • OYLA, President
  • Rhino Lacrosse

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Wise men learn more from fools than fools learn from wise men." Cato

Tony Barone

College Attended: Gettysburg College

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Sunset High School JV Head Coach
  • Bridge City Lacrosse
  • Hype Guy 

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows." Aristotle Onassis


Assistant Coaches

Mike Englehart

College Attended: Salisbury University

Other Coaching Experience: 

  • Bridge City Lacrosse
  • RipCity Riot Asst Coach
  • 2017 Most Likely to Skip Leg Day Award

Position of Expertise: Midfield/Attack

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for." Epicurus



Dylan Roach

College Attended: Oregon State University

Other Coaching Experience: 

  • Oregon State Asst Coach
  • Rhino Lacrosse
  • Valhalla Lacrosse

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: "The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." Mark Twain


Andrew Legg

College Attended: Missouri Valley College

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Missouri Valley College (First Team All American 2018)
  • Columbia River High School Asst Coach
  • Valhalla Lacrosse

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind do not matter, and those who matter do not mind." Bernard M Baruch


Charlie White

College Attended: Mount St. Mary's 

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Tualatin High School Assistant Coach
  • Bridge City Lacrosse
  • 2017 Best Smile Award

Position of Expertise: Attack/Midfield

Inspirational Quote Generator: "The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek." -Robert Louis Stevenson


Nick Hund

College Attended: St. Andrews University

Other Coaching Highlights: 

  • Former Canby High school Varsity Head Coach
  • Snohomish Youth Lacrosse 
  • Valhalla Lacrosse Club

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." Thomas Edison


Adam Lopez

College Attended: Portland State University

Other Coaching Highlights: 

  • Eastside Portland Lacrosse
  • West Linn Youth Lacorsse

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: "'Why did you do all this for me?" he asked. 'I do not deserve it. I have never done anything for you.' 'You have been my friend,' replied Charlotte. 'That in itself is a tremendous thing.'" E.B. White, Charlotte's Web

Evan Windisch

College Attended: Virginia Military Institute

Other Coaching Experience: 

  • Camas High School Asst Coach

Position of Expertise: Goalie

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." -Winston Churchill

Chris Miller

College Attended: Oregon State University 

Other Coaching Experience

  • Oregon State University Asst. Coach
  • Honoring the Game

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: "I don't know anything about lacrosse, but I do know how to ball out. Just ball out!" Randy Moss


Pat Verdun

College Attended: Southern Oregon University

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Newberg High School - Asst. Coach
  • Rhino Lacrosse
  • Bridge City Lacrosse
  • Other Skills: Photoshop

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau


Brian Wood

College Attended

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Newberg High School Head Coach
  • Newberg Youth Lacrosse
  • Honoring the Game

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Anything worth dying for is certainly worth living for." Joseph Heller


Rich Sedei

College Attended: Texas A&M

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Grant High School Asst. Coach
  • Clackamas High School Asst. Coach
  • Bridge City Lacrosse

Position of Expertise: Goalie

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it is always your choice." Wayne Dyer


Henry Ling

Professional Experience: New Zealand National Team

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Grant High School - Asst. Coach
  • New Zealand National Team - Asst. Coach
  • Bridge City Lacrosse 

Position of Expertise: Faceoffs

Insprational Quote Generator: "People often say that motivation does not last. Well, neither does bathing. That is why we recommend it daily." Zig Ziglar

 


Madlax Staff Currently Playing in College

Sam Handley

College Attending: University of Pennsylvania

Position of Expertise: Attack

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory" -George Patton


Jack Schlendorf

College Attending: Harvard University 

Position of Expertise: Goalie

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold; happiness dwells in the soul." -Democritus


Brian Prigmore

College Attending: Brown University 

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Seattle Starz
  • West Coast Starz
  • Valhalla Lacrosse Program

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "I'd rather die enormous than live dormant." Jay Z


Emmett Jones

College Attending: High Point University

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Good, better, best. Never let it rest, till your good is better and your better is best." - St. Jerome


Alex Slusher

College Attending: Princeton University

Position of Expertise: Attack

Inspirational Quote Generator: "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." - Milton Berle


Keenan DeRaeve

College Attending: Marist College

Position of Expertise: Defense/LSM

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later." Og Mandino


Blake Baldocci

College Attending: Whittier College

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: "We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone." Ronald Reagan


Jared Shaaban

College Attending: Colorado State University

Position of Expertise: LSM

Inspirational Quote Generator: "To the mind that is still, the universe surrenders." Lao Tzu


Tucker Dordevic

College Attending: Syracuse University

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Rhino Lacrosse

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them" Ian l. Fleming

 


Ross Scott

College Attending: Rutgers University

Position of Expertise: Attack

Inspirational Quote Generator: "It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped." Tony Robbins


Michael Shakerin

College Attending: St. Ambrose University

Position of Expertise: Faceoff

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." -Arthur Ashe


Tillman Gallagher

College Attending: University of Michigan

Position of Expertise: Midfield

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground" -Theodore Roosevelt


Ronan Dooney

College Attending: Whittier College

Position of Expertise: Attack

Inspirational Quote Generator: "The cool thing about Snapchat is you can get a lot of news on there now. There's CNN, ESPN, and I find myself reading the most random articles. I don't know how it actually benefits me, but it's interesting." Klay Thompson


Nick Marcy

College Attending: Westminster College

Position of Expertise: Attack

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you." Princess Diana


Brogan Balasubramani

College Attending: Rhodes College

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: "The power of inspiration makes us infinite" Jonathan Muir


Dylan Brauer

College Attending: Westminster College

Position of Expertise: Midfield

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Keep you face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you." - Walt Whitman