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. Drew has used the knowledge from his playing career to help coach around the world for the last 16 years.
Team USA Field
Team USA Indoor
PLL - Waterdogs Lacrosse Club
MLL - Denver Outlaws
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.
Eli is a professional lacrosse player and an Ithaca College graduate. Eli grew up in Ithaca, NY and moved to Seattle in 2017 to pursue a career in coaching. He was a standout player at Ithaca College where he led the Bombers to two conference championships and an appearance in the NCAA Quarterfinals in his Senior year. During his rookie campaign in the MLL, Eli helped lead Denver to their third MLL Championship in the last five years. He currently plays for Archers LC in the PLL & the San Diego Seals in the NLL. Eli has been playing and coaching lacrosse for nearly 20 years.
Premier Lacrosse League
Major League Lacrosse
National Lacrosse League
Associate Head Coach
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.
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.
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)
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 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.
She currently teaches English and History at Seattle Academy.
Allie attended UCLA where she played Division 1 Club lacrosse. After graduating in 2012, she returned to Seattle to coach. She coached the first girls' Seattle Wolfpack 5/6 and 7/8 team, and she also started a 5/6 team in Skyway focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Allie is very passionate about growing the sport of lacrosse and making it an inclusive and accessible sport to all girls. She has been coaching with CitySide since 2014. "
2011 WCLA Division 1 National Championship Appearance
2011 WCLA Division 1 National Tournament MOP, Defense
2012 WCLA Division 1 National Tournament Quarterfinals
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 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 played his 1st season of lacrosse as a Jr. in High School and hasn't put the stick down since...even through injuries. After High School, Jonathan played club lacrosse with UW, CWU and WWU. He found a home in Seattle's local men's club league where he helped start a team that continues to play currently.
2nd Team All-State
1st Bboy Summit 2001
2nd Freestyle Session 2001
1st Bboy WorldChampionships 2004 (UK)
4/26 proclaimed MMDay by Mayor Nickels 2005
3rd R16 Korea 2007
Vans Warp Tour 2007 '08
3rd ABDC Season 3
1st R16 Korea 2012
1st CID 2013
The Beacon Studio 2013~2020
Sophia grew up in the Seattle area playing lacrosse for Mercer Island High School. She went on to play at Santa Clara in college, and helped coach the team her senior year.
Sophia plays defense
Sydney has been coaching with Cityside since 2019
Sydney played for Shelton High School where she lettered all four years and was captain of both her high school lacrosse and indoor track teams while also lettering two years in soccer. After High School she went on to play at Vassar College where she was a four year starter.
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 grew up in the Seattle area playing lacrosse for Mercer Island. She went on to play at Santa Clara in college, and has coached youth lacrosse previously.
Holly played Attack
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.
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-State 2018, 2019
All-Conference 2017, 2018, 2019
HS Offensive MVP 2017, 2018, 2019
All-District swim and cross country
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 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 graduated from O'Dea High School in 2019 where he played on the varsity lacrosse team for 3 years. He is currently in Chicago attending Elmhurst University studying business and playing D3 lacrosse. Ben will graduate from EU in 2023. Ben plays indoor lacrosse up in Canada when he can.
2017 Metro First Team
2018 Metro Second Team
2019 Metro First team
2019 US Lacrosse All-American
2018/2019 State Champion
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.
2 time State Champion
First Team All Conference - Junior ear
NCAA: Played lacrosse at York College of PA, graduated in May 2020 unfortunately lost my senior season (2020) due to Covid-19. High-school: Played lacrosse, volleyball and ran track went to high-school at Washington-Liberty
2018, 2019 IWLCA 1st Team All-American
2017-2019 1st Team All Conference (CAC)
2017-2019 First Team all Region (Metro Region)
2017 Conference Rookie of the Year (CAC).
CAC 2019 Conference Champs
NCAA Elite 8 all 3 years
Ranked top 10 all 3 years
Coach Cait is a New Jersey native, 4 Year Varsity Starter from Randolph High School, and a 2015 graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology. During her four year college career, she earned various Player of the Week conference nods, along with Second Team All Conference her senior season. She ended her competitive career by traveling with a collegiate team to England and Scotland, playing both national teams and various universities in the region. Following college, Cait moved to New York City, where she co-founded a tech start-up and became Head Coach of the Citystars Youth Lacrosse Program, and played for Gotham Lacrosse, a post-collegiate women's team. In 2019, Caitlyn moved to Seattle for her role with Amazon Web Services, where she currently advises startups on ways to scale their business.
Conference Player of the Week ('14,'15)
Second Team All Conference ('15)
Second Team All Conference
He attended O'Dea High School where he played lacrosse all four years. Dylan attends the UW where he plays on the club lacrosse team. In the summers, Dylan plays indoor lacrosse in Canada.
2 Time State High School Championship
Connor attended Orting High School (WA), creating the program in his sophomore year. Connor played for Cityside for 3 years, traveling with them and getting the opportunity to play for the Legends lacrosse program. Sadly, in his senior year, Connor got diagnosed with a blood disorder and could no longer continue to play. Fortunately he's been able to continue with the sport through coaching.
-3x All-Pierce county Defensemen/LSM
-Traveled with Legends Lacrosse Club
-Founder of Orting HS Lacrosse Club
Kelsey attended Roosevelt High School, where she participated and letter in lacrosse, swimming, soccer, and gymnastics. She graduated in 2015 and went on to play lacrosse for the University of Redlands in southern California. Kelsey was a 4-year starter and record holder at Redlands, where she played midfield and attack. Since graduating in 2019, she has coached for Cityside, Superstix, Roosevelt High School, and Seattle Wolfpack. Kelsey is excited to continue to help grow the game of lacrosse and work with such talented players and coaches at Cityside!
2X All-SCIAC (2018 & 2019)
SCIAC All-Academic (2016)
Scholar Athlete Award (2016)
Coaches Award 2019
Record Holder: single game assists (2019)
2X All-conference (2014 & 2015)
Captain (2014 & 2015)
Team Washington 2014
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
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 â€“ Present)
Bishop Blanchet (2015 â€“ 2018)
2017 & 2018 All-Metro-Conference Midfielder
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 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
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
Nathan Hale HS
Cooper played his youth lacrosse for the Queen Anne Warriors. In high school, he attended University Prep but played at nearby Nathan Hale high school. As a senior, Cooper was named captain and helped lead the Raiders to their first ever Washington State championship. He went on to play NCAA Division III lacrosse at Swarthmore College located in Philadelphia, PA. After graduation, Cooper was hired as the Head Coach and Program Director of Nathan Hale High School.
While at Swarthmore, Cooper was a 2 time Centennial Conference semifinalist and an ECAC Mid-Atlantic Region champion. Cooper also played internationally with the USA Starz Lacrosse program.
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
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
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 attended the United States Naval Academy and played baseball for 4 years . His senior season Navy reached the college baseball playoffs.
Craig has been a youth coach for over 8 years coaching in the Kamiak youth system 2012-2015
CitySideLax Coach 2015 - Present
Assistant Lacrosse Coach at O'Dea High School since 2015
O'Dea Lacrosse State Champions 2018 & 2019
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.
-2019 Team Captain
-2019 Honorable Mention All-American
-2019 Second Team All-Big Ten
-2019 Scholar All-American
-2x Team Captain
-2x USILA All-American
-2x First Team All-State
-2x First Team All-Conference
She attended Brown University and graduated in 2015. Since moving to Seattle, she has coached at Lakeside, Queen Anne Quick Styx, and Roosevelt High School. She is currently Coaching Director at Queen Anne Quick Styx.
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