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Coaching Staff Directory

We are thrilled to have assembled the strongest group of coaches Oregon has seen to-date. See all Madlax Coaches below!
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Josh Peck - CEO

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

Bill Gleason - Executive VP

College Attended: SUNY-Cortland

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Bellarmine University - Asst. Coach
  • Jesuit High School - Head Coach

Position of Expertise: All

Inspirational Quote Generator: "If you believe you can or you believe you can't, you're right." -Henry Ford


Cam Rafish - Director of Operations

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


Head Coaches

Dan McKinney

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

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


Dylan Roach

College Attended: Oregon State University

Other Coaching Experience: 

  • Oregon State Asst Coach
  • Rhino Lacrosse
  • Sunset Youth 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

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


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


Assistant Coaches

Brian Prigmore

College Attended: Brown University 

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Seattle Starz
  • West Coast Starz
  • Valhalla Lacrosse Program

Position of Expertise: Midfield

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


Ryan Macri

College Attended: University of North Carolina

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Sunset Lacrosse

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Someday is not a day of the week." -Denise Brennan-Nelson


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


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



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: "A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart." -Hercules


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


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

 


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

Josh Bertoli

College Attended: Oregon State University

Other Coaching Highlights: 

  • Lake Oswego HS Assistant Coach
  • Cardinal Newman HS
  • Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps

Position of Expertise: Defense

Inspirational Quote Generator: "Treat every day like Christmas" -Jon Favreau


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


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