CitySideLax has the premier coaching staff on the West Coast. All of our coaches are high-level players from around the country, but more importantly they are passionate about building the next generation of players in the Pacific Northwest.

Drew Snider

Founder, Coach

Drew is a 2x Team USA member who played 10 years on a professional level. During that time Snider was a 7x All-Star, 5x team captain, 4x champion, and finished 5th all-time in scoring for midfielders. Drew founded CitySideLax with Chris O'Dougherty in 2013.

Drew is a Seattle native hailing from Queen Anne hill who went to O'Dea High School. He played his youth lacrosse for the Queen Anne Warriors & Garfield High School. Snider graduated from the University of Maryland where he appeared in two ACC championships, as well as two NCAA Div. 1 championships; being named team captain his senior year. Drew is a 4x professional champion as well as a bronze & gold medalist with Team USA.


Team USA U16 Coach

Team USA - Field

  • Gold Medal (2018)

Team USA - Indoor

  • Bronze Medal (2015)

Professional Lacrosse

PLL - Waterdogs Lacrosse Club

  • 2020 Waterdogs LC captain
  • 2019 PLL Champion (Whipsnakes LC)
  • 2019 PLL All-Star
  • 2019 Whipsnakes LC captain

MLL - Denver Outlaws

  • 6x MLL All-Star
  • 2016 MLL #6 Overall Player as voted by players
  • 2015 MLL All-Pro
  • 2015 Denver Outlaws Most Valuable Player
  • 2014, 2016, & 2018 MLL Champion
  • 2013 MLL Most Improved Player
  • Captain (2016 - 2018)


  • Maryland (2008 - 2012)
  • 31 starts, 55 games
  • 2012 Team Captain
  • 2012 William Cole (Most Valuable Midfielder) Award recipient
  • 2012 NCAA Tournament Team
  • 2011 ACC Champion
  • 2010 Dan Snyder (Most Improved) Award recipient

Head Coach & Program Director

  • Team USA U16 Coach
  • Sierra Canyon (2022 - present)
  • O’Dea High School (2014 - 2021)
  • State Champions (2018 & 2019)
  • Nathan Hale High School (2013)
  • DII State Champions (2013)

Assistant Coach - Offensive Coordinator

  • University of Washington (2015 & 2016)

Chris 'OD' O'Dougherty

Founder, Coach

Chris is a professional lacrosse player and four-year starter at Rutgers University. OD is a New Jersey native but has played, coached, and lived in the Seattle area since 2009.

Chris O'Dougherty is a professional lacrosse player and four-year starter at Rutgers University. OD is a New Jersey native but has played, coached, and lived in the Seattle area since 2009.


  • Team USA Indoor (2015 & 2019)
  • 2015 Bronze Medal
  • 2019 Bronze Medal

National Lacrosse League

  • Vancouver Stealth (2010 - Current)
  • 2011 NLL Champion

Major League Lacrosse

  • Denver Outlaws (2010 - 2015)
  • 2014 MLL Champion

Western Lacrosse Association

  • Burnaby Lakers (2014 - 2019)
  • Nanaimo Timbermen (2010 - 2013)


  • Rutgers (2006-2009)
  • 4 year starter
  • 3 year Captain
  • 2008 Team MVP
  • 3x All-ECAC

Head Coach & Program Director

  • Eastlake High School (2013 - Present)
  • 4A State Champion (2018 & 2019)
  • 2013 Washington State Coach of the Year

Assistant Coach

  • Bellevue High School (2010 - 2012)
  • 2012 Washington State Assistant Coach of the Year
  • 2012 State Champion
  • 2010 State Champion
  • Kinnelon High School (2009) - NJ
  • 2009 State Champion

Hall of Fame

  • 2016 Seton Hall Prep High School – NJ

Will Snider

Marketing Director, Coach

Will Snider is a Seattle Native and graduate of the University of Maryland where he played midfield for the Terps.

Will Snider is a Seattle Native and recent graduate from the University of Maryland. Playing youth lacrosse for the Queen Anne Warriors Will continued his High school career at Nathan Hale High School where he was a two-sport athlete in Basketball and Lacrosse. During his time at Nathan Hale both his dad Kris and his brother Drew both coached him alongside CitySide coach John O'Neill. After graduating he attended the Salisbury school in Connecticut for a Post Grad Year playing both basketball and lacrosse. From there Will attended the University of Maryland where he was named a starter his Junior and Senior seasons. After graduating Will played professionally for the Denver Outlaws for 2 seasons.


  • Denver Outlaws (2019-2021)


  • 2017 NCAA Division I National Champion
  • 2x Big 10 Regular Season Champion (2016,2017)
  • 2x Big 10 Tournament Champion (2016,2017)
  • 1x 2016 NCAA National Runner Up
  • 1x 2017 NCAA National Champion

High School

  • 3x WHSBLA First Team All Metro
  • 1x 2013 State Champion (Division 2)

Assistant Coach

  • O’Dea High School (2020-present)

Jason Montoya

Girls Travel Team Director

Jason is from Seattle and started playing lacrosse for Queen Anne and went on to play for Garfield High School. After high school Jason played 4 years at D1 Lafayette College in Easton, PA. For the past 9 years Jason has coached youth and high school lacrosse across the country.

Jason grew up in Seattle and started playing lacrosse for Queen Anne in 6th grade. Jason played for and attended Garfield High School, and was awarded HS All-American his senior year. In college Jason played 4 years at D1 Lafayette College in Easton, PA obtaining his degree in Mechanical Engineering. For the past 9 years Jason has coached high school and youth lacrosse across the country including California, Texas, Illinois, and Seattle. Locally Jason has coached for Liberty, Woodinville, and most recently he became the Head Coach and Boy's Program Director for Eastlake High School. Jason has played goalie his entire lacrosse career, and specialized in coaching defense and goalie. Jason started coaching for CitySide in 2017.


  • Lafayette College (2006-2010)

High School

  • Garfield High School (2002-2006)
  • All American (2006)
  • All State 3 Years


  • Liberty High School, Renton, WA (2018)
  • Assistant/Goalie Coach
  • St Ignatius College Prep, Chicago, IL (2017)
  • Assistant/Goalie Coach
  • Woodlands High School, Houston, TX (2016)
  • Assistant/Goalie Coach
  • Huntington Beach High School, Huntington Beach, CA (2013-2015)
  • Assistant/Goalie Coach

Hilary O'Dougherty


Hilary has 15 years coaching experience across the US including helping to start USC's program.

Hilary is from Rochester, NY where she attended Brighton High School where she played lacrosse and basketball. During her time there they won four sectional titles in lacrosse and a state championship her senior year. She then went on to play at Northwestern University. Hilary won four National Championships, finished with a record of 77-3, and tallied 299 points during her four years. She has coached at the collegiate level at Mount St. Mary's University and University of Southern California, has played for the US Team, and played in the first ever women's professional league. Today she is an assistant athletic director and the lacrosse coach at Seattle Academy.

   Team USA Training Team (2009) - Player
   Irish Women's National Team (2013 - Current) - Coach

   Philadelphia Force (2016)

   Northwestern (2006-2009)
   Four-time National Champion
   Three-time IWLCA All-American
   Two-time NCAA tournament MVP
   Three-time Academic All-Big Ten
   2009 ESPN the Magazine's Women's At-Large Academic All-American of the  Year
   Two-time 1st Team Academic All-American
   Two-time Northwestern University Captain

Head Coach & Program Director - High School
Seattle Academy (2016 - Current)
Roosevelt High School (2015 - 2016)

Assistant Coach - NCAA
University of Southern California (2011 - 2014)
Mount St. Mary's University (2010 - 2011)

Hall of Fame
2016 Northwestern University Athletics
2016 US Lacrosse, Rochester - NY

Megan Lucchesi


Megan is Washington raised and attended the University of Tampa. She previously coached at Auburn Riverside High School and currently coaches for Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Megan was born in Seattle, WA, and grew up playing boy's lacrosse until 8th grade (as a face-off middie!) with her two brothers since they did not have girls' lax in her area. She played competitive soccer and lacrosse all through high school and was a duo-varsity athlete. She played for Seattle Starz, PSS and the Washington State All-Star team that attended the National School Girls' Lacrosse Tournament all throughout her high school career.

She attended The University of Tampa (2014-2017). Megan played midfield and attack.


  • Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences-Varsity (present)
  • Auburn Riverside High School Varsity 2017
  • Maniax Lacrosse Middle School 2014-2017

She currently teaches English and History at Seattle Academy.

Dana Renninger


Dana grew up in Pennsylvania.

She grew up playing lacrosse in Pennsylvania, before playing at Lock Haven University (D2).

Rachel Benzing

Girls Recruiting Director & Coach

Rachel is from Ellicott City, Maryland, and specializes in attack and faceoffs. She attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), and Lindenwood University where she was awarded UMBC Breakthrough Athlete of the Year and Lindenwood Offensive Player of the Year.

Rachel is the Girls' Recruiting Director and a Coach for CitySide. Please reach out to Rachel if you have any questions regarding Girls' recruitment.

Achievements & Titles

  • IWLCA 1st Team All-American & All-Region (2017)
  • IWLCA Senior All-Star (2017)
  • RMAC Player of the Year (2017)
  • Lindenwood Offensive Player of the Year (2017)
  • RMAC All-Tournament Team (2016 & 2017)
  • RMAC All-Academic Team (2017)
  • UMBC Breakthrough Athlete of the Year (2014)

Other Lacrosse-Related Experience

  • Bellevue Girls Lacrosse Program Director (2023 - present)
  • MWSU Head Coach (2020 - 2022)
  • Lynn University Assistant Coach (2019)
  • Maryville University Assistant Coach (2017 - 2019)
  • St. Louis Samurai Girls Director (2017 - 2019)

Syndey Grassi


Sydney grew up in the Sammamish area playing for Lake Samm and Eastlake Lacrosse. She recently graduated from Eastlake High School where she was a captain, and will be playing D1 lacrosse at Iona University.

Iona University D1 (2022-present) - Sydney is CitySide's first DI commit

  • Eastlake High School (2019-2022)
  • 2022 All Conference Team (Snoqualmie)
  • Sydney was also a multi sport athlete playing lacrosse, hockey, and soccer

Eric Haehl


Eric is from Bellevue Washington

Eric Grew up and played for Bellevue High School where he was a four year starter and won 3 state championships. He went on to play collegiately at the University of Richmond where he played all four years.

Three-time state champion with Bellevue High School
• Four-year varsity team member, and four year first-line midfielder
• Named third-team All-State junior year
• Named first-team All-State senior year
• Played football and basketball
• Member of the National Honors Society

Christian Mazzone


Christian is from Stony Brook, New York and currently plays professionally with the Archers Lacrosse Club of the PLL and the Vancouver Warriors of the NLL. He is also currently the Head Coach & Program Director at Eastside Catholic.

Christian attended Ward Melville HS where he played both soccer and lacrosse. He then attended Rutgers University where he graduated in 2018. He moved out to Seattle in 2019 and coached at Glacier Peak HS previously before transitioning to his current role at Eastside Catholic.

In HS,  Christian was a 3 year starter and All-Conference Soccer player in his Senior  year. He was also named a US lacrosse All-American and received All  Long-Island first team honors while helping lead his team to an undefeated  22-0 record that concluded with a New York State Championship and #1 National  Ranking from Inside Lacrosse. At Rutgers University, he was a 4-year starter  and named a Honorable Mention All-American, 2nd Team All-Big Ten, and Scholar  All-American in his Senior year.

Jonathan "Gooch" Higuchi


Jonathan, also known as Gooch, is from Seattle, WA, and specializes in goalie. He's played on numerous club lacrosse teams including The University of Washington's.

Gooch coaches Boys 2029 team.

Achievements & Titles

  • High School 2nd Team All-State & Captain
  • O'dea High School Alumni & Varsity Lacrosse 3x State Champion (2017 - 2021)
  • Gooch is an awarded breakdancer and has competed in numerous dance competitions and shows

Other Lacrosse-Related Experience

  • Seattle Wolfpack Coach (2018 - present)
  • Participates in men's leagues: UW, CWU, & WWU

Sophia Cero


Sophia grew up playing lacrosse for Mercer Island playing defense, and was captain her senior year. She went on to play for Santa Clara. After an injury she also helped coach the team.

  • Sophia has coached cityside teams for the past 2 seasons
  • Santa Clara University - Player & Coach (2016-2020)
  • Mercer Island High School (2013-2016)
  • 2016 All State

Leanna Reuss


Leanna grew up playing lacrosse in the northwest, and played at Western Washington University. She is the Head Coach of Lake Samm Girls Lacrosse Club (HS).

Head Coach - Lake Samm High School Team (2018-present)

  • Western Washington University (2009-2012)

Sydney Spadinger


Sydney grew up playing lacrosse and soccer in Connecticut. Then went on to play at Vassar College (D3) in New York. Sydney also coaches for Doublecrosse youth and Ballard High School.

Assistant Coach - Ballard High School (2022) Head Coach - Doublecrosse (2019-present)

  • Vassar College D3 (2014-2017)

Kyle Decker


Native to the Seattle area. Grew up in Issaquah Washington playing Lacrosse, Basketball, and Kickboxing.

Kyle went to Eastside Catholic high school and played Lacrosse for the first Varsity program. He attended Concordia University in Irvine, CA and eventually ended up at Lake Washington Tech where he received a Aerospace Welding degree.

2x all  league at Eastside Catholic
   2x MVP at Eastside Catholic
   Took Bronze for the U-19 USA West team in New Zealand

Holly Waggoner


Holly grew up playing lacrosse in the Seattle area for Mercer island. She started coaching her freshman year of high school for the Mercer island program and has continued her coaching career coaching Verve lacrosse club in California, and now at CitySide!

Holly has coached the past 2 seasons with CitySide Coached Mercer Island youth teams (2018-2019)

  • Santa Clara University (2016-2017)
  • Mercer Island High School (2013-2016)
  • 2016 All State

Thomas O'Neil


Thomas grew up in Hingham Mass.

Thomas now coaches and teaches at the Seattle Academy.

Thomas played for Hingham High School where he was a 4 year starter. After graduating he went on to play lacrosse at Merrimack College where he appeared in 26 games.

Anne-Marie Dion


Anne-Marie is from LaGrange, NY and specializes in midfield, defense, and goalie. She attended Northeastern University and has been coaching travel sports since 2013.

Anne-Marie coaches Girls High School Red team.

Other Lacrosse-Related Experience

  • Ballard High School Girls Varsity Head Coach (present)
  • Queen Anne Quick Styx Coach (present)

Anna Kelly


Anna is from Seattle and is a current first-year at Bowdoin College playing on the women's lacrosse team. She has played lacrosse since third grade and competed for Seattle Starz.

Anna is a Seattle native who recently graduated from Lakeside School as a member of the class of 2020. During her time at Lakeside, she was on the varsity cross country, swimming, and lacrosse teams. She was a starter for the Lions all four years and now plays on the varsity women's lacrosse team at Bowdoin College, which is part of the very competitive NESCAC division. Anna has coached at many CitySide summer camps and is very excited for her first summer on the staff.

NCAA  DIII Bowdoin College
   Three sport varsity athlete
   All-American 2019
   All-State 2018, 2019
   All-Conference 2017, 2018, 2019
   HS Offensive MVP 2017, 2018, 2019
   Senior Captain
   All-District swim and cross country

David Funes


Seattle native, Cityside coach since 2014. Left handed offensive player who played at the University of Denver.

David grew up in north Seattle and played youth lacrosse for the North Seattle Lacrosse Club. He started his high school career at Nathan Hale in 2012. Playing for Coaches Drew and Kris Snider for the Raiders, David was apart of the 2013 State Championship team. In 2014 he was part of the inaugural team at Seattle Academy which also went on to win that year's state championship. After graduating David decided to head to the University of Denver, to study Mechanical Engineering, where he walked on to the varsity team. David has been a CitySide coach since 2014 when he began as a volunteer.

2013 +  2014 Washington State Lacrosse Champion
2014 + 2015 Washington State All-Conference Attackman
2018 NCAA Final Four

Cole Daninger


Cole grew up in Lake Tapps and played youth for Lake Tapps lacrosse.

Cole attended O'Dea high school playing lacrosse and football. Currently a Junior at Rutgers University while starting every game at SSDM of career.

2x First Team All Metro

2018 All American


2018 state champion

2017 All Metro wide receiver and Free Safety

2017 State Football Champion

Ben Luke


Ben is from North Bend, WA. He played youth lacrosse with the Mount Si Lacrosse Club.

He graduated from O'Dea High School where he played on the varsity lacrosse team for 3 years. He attends Elmhurst University majoring in business and playing lacrosse for the Bluejays!


2021 First Team All Conference

2022 Second Team All Conference

2022 CCIW Offensive Player of the Week

High  School

Team Captain
2017 Metro First Team
2018 Metro Second Team
2019 Metro First team
2019 US Lacrosse All-American
2018/2019 State Champion

Carter Randall


Carter was born in Portland, Oregon but he was raised in and calls Sammamish, WA home. Carter's brother was a coach for CitySideLax way back in the early days so coaching and lacrosse runs in the family.

Carter has been playing lacrosse since he was in 2nd grade and has been playing goalie for 12 years now. Carter has been coached by some of the best to do it and it's all thanks to my High School coach which happened to be Chris O'Dougherty at Eastlake High School. Carter also played for CitySideLax for many years including one of the very first teams they ever had. With the help of CitySide, Carter was prepared to be a college lacrosse player and because of CitySideLax, he currently plays at a Division 3 school called Western New England University in Springfield Massachusetts. Carter is a sophomore Studying criminal justice and potentially even Law if everything goes as planned.

High School:

2 time State Champion

First Team All Conference - Junior ear

Meghan Fox


Meghan is from Arlington, Virginia, and played at York College (D3). She was a 2X IWLCA All-American her sophomore and junior year, followed by a shortened senior season in 2020.

Assistant Coach - Seattle Academy (2021-present) Volleyball Coach - Seattle Academy (2021-present)

  • York College D3 (2017-2020)
  • Ranked 2nd in career points and goals at York College
  • 2019 IWLCA All-American
  • 2018 IWLCA All-American
  • 2017 Capital Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year

Caitlyn Hughes


Cailtyn grew up in New Jersey, and went on to play for Steven Institute of Technology (D3) in college. She has coached our HS teams since 2019. Caitlyn is passionate about expanding the game on the west coast.

  • Stevens Institute of Technology D3 (2012-2015)
  • 2015 All Empire 8

Dylan Vita


Dylan is from Seattle, Washington and specializes in Midfield. He attended the University of Washington (UW) where he was the 2x team caption for the UW Men's Club Lacrosse team.

Dylan coaches the 2027 Boys' team at CitySide.

Achievements & Titles

  • 2x team caption of UW Club Lacrosse
  • O'Dea High School Varsity Lacrosse Alum

Other Lacrosse-Related Experience

  • Indoor Summer Canada Lacrosse League

Kaia Salverda


Kaia grew up in the Seattle area playing for SAAS in High School, and is now playing for Cal Poly University.

  • Cal Poly University (2021-present)
  • Seattle Academy (2017-2021)

Connor Hall


Connor is from Orting, WA, and specializes in defense. He attended Boise State University in Idaho and is a past CitySide player. Most notably, Connor is recognized for creating the lacrosse program during his sophomore year at his high school, Orting High School in WA.

Connor coaches the Boys 2027 team.

Achievements & Titles

  • 3x All-Pierce County Defensemen/LSM
  • CitySide West Coast Legends team Alumni
  • Founder of Orting HS Lacrosse Program

Other Lacrosse-Related Experience

  • Orting High School Head Coach (2022 - present)

Evan Perry


Evan is Washington born and raised! He grew up in Lake Tapps, where he picked up and pursued lacrosse. He went on to play for CitySide lacrosse for 5 years, and that got him to Quinnipiac University.

Evan picked up lacrosse in third grade through the club of Lake Tapps. He tried out for the CitySideLax in 7th grade and made the team. He played for 5 years with CitySide. Evan attended Auburn Riverside High School where he played another 3 years as a midfielder. He is currently a Freshman at Quinnipiac University where he plays as an offensive midfielder.

Attending Quinnipiac University

Devin Hursey


Devin grew up in Maryland playing at Westminster High School. She Went on to play lacrosse at York College (D3), and was named IWLCA All-American her sophomore and junior year. Devin is also working as a nurse in the Seattle area.

  • York College D3 (2017-2020)
  • 2019 IWLCA All-American, All-Capital Athletic Conference
  • 2018 IWLCA All-American, All-Capital Athletic Conference

Rachel Moody


Rachel grew up in Virginia and recently moved from Seattle after 8 years of living in New England. In high school, she played for James W. Robinson High School and Capitol Lacrosse club. She went on to play attack at Cornell University (D1) for 4 years graduating in 2014. Rachel has coached high school, youth, and club lacrosse.

  • Cornell University D1 (2011-2014)
  • 2nd leading point scorer her senior year
  • Honorable mention All-Ivy 2014
  • Previously coached at Mainieax, New Hampshire Tomahawks, and Cardinal Girls Lacrosse clubs

Jackson Brown


Jackson is a Seattle native playing lacrosse at Stevens Institute of Technology as an offensive midfielder.

Jackson grew up playing youth lacrosse for Magnolia United and played high school lacrosse for Bishop Blanchet. During his high school career Jackson was a 2x All Metro Conference player and played club lacrosse for CitySide. Stevens is currently ranked #18 in DIII Lacrosse.

   Stevens Institute of Technology (2019 – Present)
   High School
   Bishop Blanchet (2015 – 2018)
   2017 & 2018 All-Metro-Conference Midfielder

Alex Oximana


Alex played goalie. He was born and raised in Seattle.

Alex Started playing lacrosse with the Magnolia Lacrosse club. Alex played CitySideLax. He attended and played at Bishop Blanchet High School from 2016-2020. Alex now attends and plays lacrosse at Illinois Wesleyan University.

Illinois Wesleyan University

Kris Snider


Kris grew up playing lacrosse in New York and at the University of Virginia, and has been helping grow lacrosse in the Northwest as a coach, administrator and developer for the past 35 years.

Kris began playing lacrosse in New York in the 8th grade, eventually becoming a two-time County Player of the Year and HS All-American. As a four year starting attackman at the University of Virginia, he set the all-time scoring record and was selected as a 3X All-American. Since moving to Seattle in the early 1980's, Kris has been integral in establishing the Seattle Metro Youth Lacrosse Association, Washington HS Boys Lacrosse Association, Washington State Chapter of US Lacrosse as well as founding the QA Lacrosse Club and Elite 80 Lacrosse Camp, the longest running instructional camp in the Northwest. He has coached youth and high school players in Washington for over 30 years.

HS -  Suffern, New York

Set HS and County All-Time scoring records

2X County  Player of Year and Scoring Champion

HS All-American
College - University of Virginia - 4 year starter

4X UVA Season Scoring  leader

Set UVA All-Time Scoring record

All-Time UVA Career Scoring leader in PPG and APG

2X All-ACC; 3X All-American

North/South Senior All-Star  Game

Queen Anne Lacrosse Club

Garfield HS

Nathan Hale HS

O'Dea HS

Cooper Woolston


Cooper is from Seattle, WA and specializes in attack. He attended Swarthmore College in Philadelphia, PA, where he and his team where 2x Centennial Conference semi-finalist.

Cooper coaches Boys 2025 Blue team.

Achievements & Titles

  • 2x Centennial Conference Semi-Finalist (2016 & 2017)
  • ECAC Mid-Atlantic Champion (2016)
  • USA Starz Player (2013-2014)
  • WA State Division II State Champion (2013)
  • WA All-Metro Attackman (2013)

Other Lacrosse-Related Experience

  • Nathan Hale High School Head Coach & Program Director (2018 - present)

Joe Bethke


This will be Joe's 5th summer coaching with Cityside.

He grew up in Bellevue Washington and attended Bellevue high school where he played lacrosse as well as hockey. He will be graduating from Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, MD in May where he also played lacrosse.

2016  Wolverine Award

Darrel Hunter


Darrel was born and raised in Pennsylvania and relocated to Seattle from Philadelphia in 2020.

He was all-league and team captain in three sports (football, ice hockey, and lacrosse) at Strath Haven High School in Pennsylvania leading teams to league championships in both football and hockey before attended Swarthmore College (Philadelphia, PA) to play NCAA DIII lacrosse where he was a 4 year starter and team captain as a senior. Immediately after graduating in 2015, he joined the coaching staff and helped lead the team to two Centennial conference semifinal appearance and an ECAC Championship. Darrel has been an active member of the Spanish National Lacrosse team, playing in two world championships and one European championship, and is the current defensive coordinator at Nathan Hale High School.

Strath  Haven High School (2008 - 2011): Academic All-American (2011), All Central  League (2011), All Delaware County (2011)
   Swarthmore College (2012 - 2015): 4 year starter, team captain senior year,  top 5 in school history in caused turnovers [top 5 in Centennial Conference  junior (2014) and senior (2015) year in CTOs]
   Spanish National Team (2013 - Present): 2014 World Championships (Denver),  2016 European Championships (Budapest), 2018 World Championships  (Israel)
   Swarthmore College Assistant Coach (2015 - 2020): Centennial Conference  Semi-Finals 2016 and 2017, ECAC Mid-Atlantic Region Champion (2016), Coached  Man-Down unit to conference best 78% (2019)
   Nathan Hale High School (2020 - 2021): Defensive Coordinator

Henry Johnson


Henry is a Seattle native who plays Midfield at the Division 3 school Stevens Institute of Technology located in New Jersey.

A Seattle native who played middle school lacrosse for North Seattle and high school lacrosse for Seattle academy. Won the 2017 1A/2A Washington Lacrosse championship with Seattle Academy. Also played club lacrosse for CitySide and is now playing College lacrosse for Stevens Institute of Technology.

2017  1A/2A Washington State Champion
   2-Time All Metro Conference Midfielder

Craig Snyder


Craig is from New Jersey and specializes in defense. He attended the United States Naval Academy where he played baseball for all 4 years. Craig has been a part of the CitySide family as a youth coach for over 8 years.

Craig coaches the 2026 Boys Blue team.

Achievements & Titles

  • United States Navel Academy Alumni
  • 8+ years of youth coaching experience

Other Lacrosse-Related Experience

  • O'Dea Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach (2016 - present)
  • O'Dea Lacrosse State Champions (2018 & 2019)

Kyle Pless


Kyle grew up in Highlands Ranch, Colorado and has been coaching lacrosse since 2015.

He went to Mountain Vista High School where he played both Lacrosse and Football. After graduating from Mountain Vista in 2015, he attended and played at Rutgers University. He played professionally in the MLL for 2 years with the Denver Outlaws, and is currently in PLL with the Atlas LC.

   -Denver Outlaws
   -Atlas LC

   -2019 Team Captain
   -2019 Honorable Mention All-American
   -2019 Second Team All-Big Ten
   -2019 All-ECAC
   -2019 Scholar All-American

   High School
   -2x Team Captain
   -2x USILA All-American
   -2x First Team All-State
   -2x First Team All-Conference

Ryan Sheldon


Ryan is a Tacoma native where he played hockey and lacrosse while attending Curtis Senior High School.

After graduating from Gonzaga University, Ryan has been involved in the Seattle coaching scene since 2014. He is motivated by continuing to help make an impact on the growth of lacrosse in the state of Washington.


- Curtis Senior High School Lacrosse: Attack/Midfield 2003-2006

- Gonzaga University MCLA: Attack 2007-2010 (started all 4 years and was captain Junior and Senior year)

- Currently play Midfield for Buckley's Lacrosse Club since 2012


- Ballard High School: Assistant Varsity Head Coach 2014-2018

- Props Lacrosse Club (Mag-U): Assistant Coach for 7/8 team 2019-2020

- CitySide Lax since Fall 2019