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Madlax All-Stars Academy Coaches Bios

Madlax coaches are all intensely trained and carefully screened before they coach your boys. Madlax has professional and organized coaches who are on time, prepared and follow program character expectations (C.A.S.E.) and playing time philosophies. Madlax has always had the most experienced and positive coaches in the greater DC area who act as teachers, role models and mentors for your boys. Madlax coaches all are taught the same system using the similar language and calls for offense, defense, clears, rides, EMO and MDD. Team chemistry and continuity has always been a trait of Madlax and it is due in large part to coaches who care and try hard to win the right way. 

Play With Passion! 


Matt Marriott (National Director), Cabell Maddux (Founder), Paul Rabil (Celebrity Guest Coach), Trent Carter (Florida Director), Dan Kesselring (Atlanta Empire Director)

2016-17 Coaches

Summer coaches will be added in spring.  Subject to changes!

Team Coaches Head Coach Assistant Coach Summer Coach
2017/18 Capital Mike Kenlay Pat Conroy  
2018 MDVA Carson Dye Robert Frazee  
2019 Capital Garett Ince Blake Hollinger  
2019 MDVA Rob Horne Dave Bennett  
2020 Capital Jason Jeffries Kessler Brown  
2020 MDVA Dave Bennnett Matt Marrett  
2021 Capital Matt Marriott Kessler Brown Dane Smith
2021 MDVA Kevin Murphy Jason Jeffries  
2022 Capital Bruce McCulloch Tristan Dellar  
2022 MDVA Jason Jeffries Kevin Murphy Max Snider
2023 Capital Kevin Curtin Garett Ince  
2023 MDVA Colie Walsh Harrison Holak  
2024 Capital Cabell Maddux Hunter Williams  
2025 Capital Chris Thomson Lane Kocovsky  
2026 Capital Garett Ince Matt Marrett  

Cabell Maddux

• Founder Madlax All-Stars Program, 1999
• Founder, CEO Madlax, Inc (Stores, Camps, Tourneys, Clinics, Leagues), 1996
• Head Coach Various Teams, 1999-Present
• Head Coach Potomac School 2007-2009
• Head Coach Under Armour Lacrosse Classic DC Area Team 2008
• Head Coach McLean HS 2003-2007
• Northern Virginia Journal "Coach of the Year" 2004
• Head Coach St. John's College HS '00-'03
• Head Coach German National Team,'98-'01
• Coached German National Team to 5th Place in World Games in 1998
• Assistant Coach at Potomac School, '96-'99
• Assistant Coach U. of Delaware, 1994-5
• Collegiate All-American Attackman, Hobart College '92-'94
• High School All-American, Lawrenceville 1989
• 3 National Championship games at Hobart, Titles in 1991 and 1993.
• NCAA Attackman of the Year in 1993
• MVP of 1993 National Championship game

Garett Ince

• Madlax All-Star Program Director 2012-present
• Capital North Stars Elite Head Coach, 2014-Present
• Canadian with strong Box Lacrosse background
• Ontario Jr. A Box Brampton Excelsiors Forward '05-'09
• Baltimore Indoor Lacrosse League 2013- Present
• 20+ Years of Elite Box Experience
• Capital Box Lacrosse League Coach 2011-Present
• Face-off Specialist Coach
• Madlax All-Star Coach, All ages.
• UVA Lacrosse Team 2008-2011
• 2007 Under Armour All-American MVP
• 2010 ACC Champion
• 4x Division 1 “Final Four” Participant
• 2011 Division 1 National Champion
• 2014 Team Canada Finalist 

Matthew Marriott

• National Program Director, Madlax. 2014-Present
• Madlax All-Stars & National Team Head Coach, 2012-Present
• Capital North Stars Super Elite Head Coach, 2014-Present
• Offensive Coordinator St Johns College High School. 2011-2014
• Furman University (SC) '07
• St James School (MD) '03

Jason Jeffries

•  2020 Capital Team Head Coach
• 2 years assistant coach at Lynchburg College
• 2 years assistant at Lake Braddock HS
• 10 years head coach at Edison HS
• Played at Lynchburg College from 1998-2001
• Team Captain 2000 and 2001
• All-Odac 2000 and 2001
• North South All Star
• Played at Edison HS from 1994-1997
• Midfield and Attack specialist

Kessler Brown

• Madlax All-Star Coach 2014- Present
• Penn State 2010-2014 - Three year starter - Played in over 40 regular and post season games
• 2012 & 2013 Inside Lacrosse All-Name Team (1st team)
• 2014 Inside Lacrosse All-Name Team (3rd team)
• 2013 Inside Lacrosse - Penn State - "Best Bet"
• 2013 PreSeason All CAA Team
•  1st team All-State - 10th grade SSSAS
• Defensive and LSM Specialist

 

Michael Kenlay

• Madlax 2018 & 2020 Capital Coach, 2009-Present
• Malvern Lacrosse Club - Melbourne Australia (2009-2010)
• Local Development Officer - English Lacrosse Association (2005-2006)
• University of Denver Class of 2003  
• 4 year starter Midfield/Attack 
• Team Captain, Denver, 2003
• 1st Team All-State New Trier HS (IL)
• State Champion 08, New Trier HS (IL) 

Chris Thomson

-National Sales Director for Madlax 2015 - Present
-Madlax Capital and National Team Head Coach 2015-Present
-Swarthmore College 2011-2015
-Played Midfield in college scoring 21 goals and 18 assists in his career
-Team Captain at Swarthmore for Senior Year
-2015 Recipient of the Ernie Prudente Sportsmanship Award given to the Scholar Athlete that most exemplifies leadership and love for their teammates and sport.

Rob Horne

Head Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Coach, Flint Hill School
212 career victories (Loudoun HS, Notre Dame Academy, Middleburg Academy)
2007 VISAA (Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association) Division II State Champion
2007 US Lacrosse Coach of the Year (MILL- Metro Independent Lacrosse League)
2013 US Lacrosse Man of the Year (MILL-Metro Independent Lacrosse League)
5 Conference and League Championships
5 Consecutive VISAA Division II State Semifinal Appearances

 

Kevin Murphy

• Madlax All-Star Coach 2016-Present
• University of DC assistant coach 2015-Present
• German U19 assistant coach 2014-2015
• DHC Hannover, Germany, head coach 2013-2015
• University of Glasgow midfielder/coach 2012-2013
• Salve Regina University midfielder 2009-2012.

Kevin Curtin

• Head Coach, Madlax All-Stars, 2014-present
Head Coach, Marshall HS (VA), 2012-present
• Ithaca College, Defenseman, 2001-2005
• First team all-conference, Empire 8, 2005
• Attended Fayetteville-Manlius High School, 2001

Bruce McCulloch

• Madlax Capital 2022 Head Coach 2016-Present
• Varsity Assistant Coach: St. Stephens & St. Agnes School (1991-1992)
• Varsity Head Coach:  Centreville High School (1993-1994)
• Assistant Coach/Defensive Coordinator:  Marymount University (1994-1998)
• Alexandria Lacrosse Club:  Commissioner (2012-2014)
• Alexandria Lacrosse Club: Youth Coach (2007 – 2016)
• NVYLL AAA Champion (2010, 2013, 2014, 2015)
• St. Stephen's 1986 
• University of Virginia 1990

Rodger Colbert

• Madlax All-Stars Coach 2016-Present
• Defensive Coordinator at UDC 2015-Present
• Masters of Education in School Leadership from Harvard's Graduate School of Education 2012
• Division 1 All-American and senior captain at Georgetown University 2001
• Picked 12th in the 2001 Major League Lacrosse Draft and played for the Bridgeport Barrage, New Jersey Pride and Boston Cannons over a six-year career. 
• 3 sport captain and high school All-American at The Peddie School 1997 

Ryan Boothe

Head Coach Madlax-Capital U13 Orange, 2013-Present
• Capital North Stars Junior Elite Head Coach, 2014-Present
• Baltimore Indoor Lacrosse League 2011-Present
• Capital Box Lacrosse League Coach 2011-Present
• Head Coach Madlax-Capital U13 Blue, 2012-2013
• Widener University Lacrosse Team, Midfield
• 3x MAC Champion
• 3x NCAA Tournament Participant

 

Ricardo Vargas

•Madlax U11 Blue Head Coach, Summer 2013-Present
•Goalie Specialist Coach
•Sacred Heart University lacrosse member 2004-2008
•SHU Team Captain 2008 
•CAA Player of Week 2008
•2008 SHU Heart Award Recipient 
•Member of 2008 NEILA All-Star Team 

Reece Belcher

• Faceoff specialist coach
• Madlax Player 2011-2015
• T.C. Williams 2011-2015
• #6 Ranked Incoming Freshman FOGO (Inside Lacrosse)
• #66 Ranked Incoming Freshman (Inside Lacrosse)
• Patriot Conference 1st Team All Conference
• Northern Virginia 1st Team All Region
• VHSL 1st Team All State
• USA Today 1st Team All State
• Patriot Conference 2015 Offensive Player of the Year

Kyle Zittel

• Madlax Coach 2016-Present
• Offensive/Defensive Midfield Specialist
• Penn State Lacrosse 2011-2015- Midfielder
• Team Captain 2015
• Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Winner 2015
• Champion Lacrosse Coach 2013
• Ontario Junior A Toronto Beaches 2012
• US Lacrosse All American 2011
• All WNY 2010

Max Snider

• Madlax All-Star Coach 2016-Present
• Christ School (NC) Head JV Coach -2015
• Millsap College (D3) Asst. Coach -2014
• Mississippi ’13, Captain, Midfield 
• Howard CC 2011, Midfield
• Catholic U 2009-2010, Midfield
• MadLax-Capital All Star 2006-2008
• Christ School (NC) 2006-2008, Captain, Midfield

Sam Ramatowski

• 2020/21 Madlax All-Star Head Coach
• Face-Off Specialist Coach
• Division 3 National Champion 2013
• Stevenson University Lacrosse Team 2010-13
• Attended Annapolis Area Christian School 2006-09

Nick Small

• Madlax-Capital U11 & U13
• Lynchburg College 2010-2014
• Defensive Midfield/Man-down specialist
• ODAC Champion 2012, 2014
• 3x NCAA tournament
• Mountain View HS '10
• Madlax Assistant Coach u13 White 2012
• Bucks County Select Assistant High School Coach 2013

Ian Healy

• Asst. Coach Varsity Lacrosse, Landon School, 2015-present
• Asst Coach Varsity Soccer, Landon School, 2015-present
• Teacher, History, Landon Upper School, 2015-present
• Director, Madlax Summer Lacrosse Camps, 2010-present
• Head Coach Potomac School 2010-2015
• Upper School History and Social Sciences Teacher 2010-present
• Assistant Coach Potomac School Lacrosse 2006-2010
• Assistant Coach Potomac School Football 2006-present 
• Midfield, Washington Bayhawks 2007
• Captain, University of Maryland Lacrosse 2005
• Midfield, Maryland 2002-2005
• Academic All-American, 2005
• Midfield, Landon School 2001
• 2nd Team All Met, 2001
• 1st Team All State Maryland, 2001

Bucky Smith

• 2021 Madlax Capital Coach
• Offensive coordinator / goalie coach Furman University '15)
• 2 years USNA, 2 years HPU
• 2x all conference (Atlantic sun '13, southern conference '14) 
• 2x captain (13,14)
• Positional: goalies, midfield 

Brendan Sullivan

· Alfred University 2011-2014, midfield/attack
· Madlax-Capital U9 Orange Coach 2013
· United States Naval Academy 2009-2010, midfield
· PLOA Lacrosse Official 2004-2013
· Midfield Specialist Coach
· North Stafford High School Varsity Assistant Coach spring 2009
· The Kiski School 2008-2009, Team Captain, midfield
· Navy Prep 2007-2008, midfield
· Madlax-Capital All-Star 2005-2008, midfield
· North Stafford High School 2004-2007, Team Captain, midfield

Will McGettigan

· Landon School - Varsity Assistant Coach 2013-Present
· Marin Catholic High School (CA) - Varsity Head Coach 2009-2013
· Brown University - Graduated 2006, Captain, Team Offensive MVP
· Episcopal High School - Graduated 2002, All IAC

Coleman Walsh

• 2014 Madlax Summer u13 Orange assistant coach
• Defensive coordinator
• 2013 Cheverus high school(Portland, Maine) varsity assistant coach
• 2013 207Lacrosse Summer u11 team coach
• Starting defenseman Catholic University of America '16
• Cheverus High School '12
• 4 year starter, 1st team all conference '12

Chris Hamilton

•  2019 Maryland team Head Coach.
• During the Spring he serves as the defensive coordinator at Catholic University, in Washington DC. In his two years with the team, he helped lead them to consecutive Conference Championships, as well as berths in the NCAA tournament. 
• Played lacrosse at Harding University and graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice in May of 2009.
• previously coached at St. Johns College High School in Washington, D.C., as the team’s defensive coordinator. 

Dane Smith

• Madlax All-Star 2017 Orange Coach
• Currently head coach for St. Andrews Episcopal School
• Former assistant coach at Robert Morris 
• As an assistant coach at RMU, Smith primarily worked with the defense and man down unit
• Smith was a two-year captain for the Colonials, helping RMU to a then program record 10 wins in 2010 before leading the squad to its first-ever postseason berth in 2011
• A native of Hilliard, Ohio Smith graduated from Robert Morris in 2011 

Carson Dye

• Head Coach Falls Church High School, Falls Church VA -  2011-Present
• Assistant Coach Southern High School, Harwood MD -  2010
• Assistant Head Coach St. Francis DeSales High School, Columbus OH -  2006-2007
• Assistant Coach Dublin Coffman High School, Columbus OH, 2004
• 2002 NCLL National Champion - The Ohio State University (midfielder)
• Attended The Ohio State University - 2000-2004
• Southern High School, Harwood MD  - 1996-1999; 1997 State Semi-Finalist (midfielder)

Dave Bennett

• Head Coach Madlax-Capital U15, 2011-Present
• Asst Coach Catholic University 2013-Present
• Asst Coach CYA U15A 2010
• Asst Coach Oakton HS 2009
• University of Delaware 2008
• NCLL Champions 2007
• Club Team President/Player 2008
• Gonzaga College HS 2004

Brooks Singer

• Director C.A.S.E. Program, 2012 - Present
• Head Coach Catholic University 1999 - Present
• 2015 Landmark Conference Champions
• 2015 NCAA Division III Tournament Berth
• Approaching Program’s 150th Victory
• Program Has 8 USILA All-American Selections & Multiple All-Landmark Selections
• Professor at Catholic University’s Law School, School of Business & Department of Sociology/Criminal Justice  
• Former Senior Investigator with US Department of Justice/Former Police Officer

Connor Reed

•  2023 Madlax Capital coach
• Johns Hopkins University 2013 - 17
• All-Met Player of the Year, WCAC Player of the Year, US and Under Armour All American, Academic All-Big Ten
• Gonzaga College High School grad.
• Midfield specialist

Tobias Armour

•  Madlax 2020 MD/VA Head Coach
• Assistant  Coach at Choate Rosemary Hall Spring 2016.  
• Defensive Specialist
• Played two years at Johns Hopkins and two years at Fairfield.  Team Captain and all • ECAC junior and senior year at Fairfield.  
• Played at Choate Rosemary Hall.  
• Under Armour All American.

Seasonal Coaches:

Patrick Conroy, Dallastown (PA), Towson '16
Kyle Bruun, Gonzaga, St. Joseph's '16
Alex Washington, St. John's, Washington College '17
Phil Lipka, St. John's, Mt. St. Mary's '14