The coaches that work with the Maniax program come from all different backgrounds with all kinds of interesting fun facts to share! But, they all have one single thing in common- they LOVE LAX. In order for you to get to know your coaches a little better... we've asked them questions. Let's see their answers!
Orlando Regional Director
2X Team Long Island Gold Medalist, NY Empire States Game
2X High School All-American
2X Defenseman of the Year, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
NCAA Division 1 All-American, Navy
When you see an athlete progress and grow in a program and then the defining “A-HA” moment when it all comes together for the athlete.....the passion ensues.
Working out and spending as much time with the family as possible.
"The Willingness to Succeed will only get you so far. It is the Willingness to Prepare that will lead you to greatness."
I'm 1 of 10 kids in my family
Middle School Regional Coach
Selected to U-18 Florida Olympic Development Soccer Team
Rebuilt UCF from 0-8 the year before I got there to 8-4 and most improved team and a conference tournament birth.
Won Conference Coach of the Year twice at UCF,
Built UCF to #12 in the nation.
Level 3 US Lacrosse Certified Coach (2nd person in the state of Florida to earn the certification)
I am a high school math teacher so I live for the AH-HA moments. There is nothing better than seeing a young player's surge of confidence after mastering a new skill.
Be a dad, recruit for UCF, listen to audiobooks about coaching, play computer games.
"I've never seen the most prepared team lose" - Urban Meyer
"Doesn't Matter Get Better" - Brian Knight