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Madlax All-Stars Coaches Bios

2024 Fall Coaching Staff:


 

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! 

Cabell Maddux

• Founder & CEO Madlax, Inc., 1996-Present
• Founder & Co-Owner, NAL-North American Lacrosse, 2017-Present
• Director and General Manager, Nike Nationals DMV Teams, 2020-Present
• Founded Madlax All-Stars Girls Travel Program, 2017
• Founded Madlax All-Stars Boys Travel Program, 1999
• Head Coach Many Madlax All-Star Teams, 1999-Present
• Head Coach 2024 Madlax-Capital and 2024 Nationals, #1 ranked Team multiple years, 2013-2023
• Head Coach 2028 Madlax-Capital and 2028 Nationals, #1 ranked team USCLUBLAX, 2017-2023
• College Recruiting Director.  Family guidance for over 500 boys who have gone through Madlax to play in college, 1996-present
• Head Coach Varsity, Potomac School 2007-2009
• Head Coach Under Armour Lacrosse Classic DC Team 2008
• Head Coach Varsity, McLean HS 2003-2007
• Northern Virginia Journal "Coach of the Year" 2004
• Head Coach Varsity St. John's College HS 2000-2003
• Head Coach German National Team, 1998-2001
• Coached German National Team to 5th Place in World Games in 1998
• Assistant Coach at Potomac School, 1996-1999
• Assistant Coach U. of Delaware, 1994-95
• Co-Founder and Attackman, Capital Lacrosse Club, 1996-2004
• 3X Collegiate All-American Attackman, Hobart College '92-'94
• High School All-American and New Jersey Player of the Year, Lawrenceville (NJ) 1989
• 3 National Championship games at Hobart, Championships in 1991 and 1993.
• NCAA Attackman of the Year in 1993
• MVP of 1993 National Championship Game

Harrison Holak

  • Madlax National Program Director 2017-present
  • Madlax Capital 2025 Head Coach 2016-present
  • Madlax Capital 2031 Head Coach 2016-present
  • Madlax Capital 2026 Assistant Coach 2019-present
  • 4 year starting goaltender at the Catholic University of America
  • 2x Landmark Champion
  • Landmark Tournament MVP in 2015
  • First team all-landmark 2016
  • Second team all-region (South) 2016
  • 3X ECAC Player of the Week
  • 7X Landmark player of the week
  • Landmark Conference 2nd All-time Career Saves – 680 
  • Landmark Conference All-time Season Saves Record – 256 
  • CUA Male Athlete of the Year Finalist - 2016
  • CUA Male Role Model of the Year Finalist - 2016
  • 2016 Landmark All-Sportsmanship Team
  • Baggataway Award Recipient - CUA Men's Lacrosse 2016

Nicolas Bell

  • Madlax College Recruiting Guidance Counselor (Aug 23'-Present)
  • Madlax Capital Coach (8th-10th Grade Teams) Sep '23-Present)
  • 14 years as a head coach at Blue Ridge (VA), Trinity-Pawling (NY), Taft (CT), and currently at St. Anne's-Belfield (VA), (July '23-Present)
  • College Guidance Counselor at each of the High Schools where also coaching. 2009-Present
  • 170 former players have gone on to play Division I and III lacrosse, mostly in the ACC, Ivy League, Big 10, Patriot League and NESCAC
  • 3x Founders League Champions at Taft (2018, 2022, 2023)
  • Western New England Champions at Taft (2023)
  • NHSLS Champions at Taft (2020)
  • Geico High School Nationals Champions at Taft (2021)
  • Virginia Independent Conference Coach of the Year (2010)
  • Western New England Coach of the Year (2012)
  • President of Western New England Secondary School Lacrosse Association at Taft (2023)
  • Presenter at Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Association Conference (IMLCA) on "Drills to Enhance Pace of Play and Practice Competitiveness" (2021)
  • Played for Lars Tiffany at Brown University
  • Graduated in 2009 with a degree in Modern American History

Andrew Tyeryar

2024 UNC Men’s Lacrosse Team Captain
UNC program record, 16 ground balls, most ever in a single game
Most goals in the country by a Face Off guy in the 2023 D1 season
Named to the USILA Team of the Week on (3/14/24)
USILA Academic All American 2023-24
UNC Team Most Valuable Player (MVP) 2023
Led UNC with 87 ground balls in the 2023 season

Appeared in all 14 games during the 2024 campaign • Part of a Carolina faceoff group that finished the regular season with the nation's top faceoff win percentage in 2024 • Went  (.62%) at the faceoff stripe in the 2024 season.

At St. Stephens
Ranked by Inside Lacrosse at the No. 34 overall recruit and No. 5 face-off specialist in the Class of 2019 • US Lacrosse All-American and Under Armour All-American • Three-time all-state and three-time all-Metro • Two-time All-IAC in lacrosse • Alexandria Lacrosse Athlete of the Year

Connor Maher

UNC:

  • 2x Team Captain
  • 3x USILA All-American
  • 2x All-ACC
  • 2022 Academic All-American
  • 2022 ACC Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • Graduate, 2023

PLL:

  • 2023 PLL Champion
  • 13th Overall Pick in 2023 Draft

Massimo Bucci

  • Head Coach for Madlax 2028 Capital, 2023-Present
  • Assistant Coach for Madlax 2024 Capital, 2022-2024
  • Three Year Captain at IMG Academ
  • First Team All-West Florida Region selection and US Lacrosse All American in 2015
  • Totaled 111 points in 3 years as a midfielder
  • IMG Academy 2014-2016
  • Graduated from Georgetown University in 2020 with a BSBA and a Finance focus
  • Started all 43 games played in career at Offensive Midfield. Freshman and Senior seasons were cut short due to injury and the Corona virus.
  • Elected Captain during Senior Year.
  • Totaled 45 career points on 21 goals and 24 assists.
  • 2x Big East Champion
  • Currently, he works in Commercial Real Estate as an Investment Sales Analyst. 

Paul Hummer

Fun Fact

  • Paul was the #1 ranked player in Virginia his senior year in high school. He won a National Championship at Loyola University as a freshman.

Coaching accomplishments

  • Team UNRL National Director of Player development, recruiter and recruiting specialist
  • MADLAX Head Coach (2011-2014)
  • East Broward Bullsharks Head Coach (Currently Fort Lauderdale Landsharks)

Lacrosse accomplishments

  • Brook Point High School 324 Career Points
  • MADLAX Travel Lacrosse
  • High School All American, 1st Team All District x4, 1st Team All Regional x3, 1st Team All Metro x2, and Player of the Year. 
  • ESPNrise Participant; Top 15 stand-out write up by Quint Kessenich
  • Loyola University - Division 1 National Champion 2012

Biography

Paul Hummer grew up playing lacrosse in Virginia, graduating from Brooke Point High School in 2011. He began playing lacrosse in 7th grade and quickly fell in love with the game.

Paul registered an astounding 324 points as a midfielder during his high school career at Brook Point. In 2010 he helped his team win their first ever District Title, moving on to the State Semi-Finals later that year.

Following his senior season in 2011, Paul was invited to the USA Lacrosse U19 tryouts that was narrowed down to the top 120 players in the United States. Earned All-District First Team and All-Metro honors. Paul was also named as an ESPNRise Showcase Games participant which included the top 90 high school players in the nation.

Heavily recruited by top NCAA Division I teams, Paul chose Loyola College and went on to win a Division I National Championship with The Greyhounds in 2012.

 

Reece Belcher

  • Director of Media and Marketing
  • Head Coach, Madlax 2030 CAPITAL
  • Madlax Capital and Nationals player 2011-2015
  • Personally coached and trained 3 current Division 1 Faceoff Specialists: Andrew Tyreyar, UNC, Brian Wilmans, Colgate, Nick Rowlett, Michigan.
  • Inside Lacrosse Class of 2015 #65 Ranked Recruit
  • Inside Lacrosse Class of 2015 #4 Ranked FO Specialist
  • USA Today 1st Team All-State
  • 1st Team VHSL 6A All State 2014, 2015
  • 1st Team All Northern Region 2014, 2015
  • 1st Team All Patriot Conference 2013, 2014, 2015
  • 2015 Patriot Conference Player of the Year
  • 2015 Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Male Athlete of the Year
  • Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention 2014, 2015
  • TC Williams Career Record Holder in For:
    • Career Faceoff Percentage: 82%
    • Career Goals: 192
    • Goals in a season: 64
    • Goals in a game: 9

Coleman Walsh III

  • Head Coach of Madlax-Capital 2027
  • St. Albans Defensive Coordinator
  • Director of MDLX Events 2016-2020
  • The Catholic University of America, Class of 2016
  • 3 year starter on defense for the Cardinals
  • Helped lead the Cardinals to Back to Back Landmark Conference Championships & NCAA Tournament appearances during the 2015 & 2016 seasons
  • Inside Lacrosse 'All Name Team' 2014 (2nd Team) & 2016 (3rd Team)
  • 2012 1st Team All SMAA (Maine)

Nick McEvoy

  • Assistant Coach for Madlax 2024 Capital & Co-Head Coach for 2028 Madlax-Capital
  • Gonzaga College High School 2013-2016
  • First Team All Met 16'
  • Under Armour All American 16'
  • Graduated from Penn State in 2020
  • Played in 48 games. Senior season, he did not compete due to injury and the Coronavirus.
  • Totaled 14 points on nine goals and five assists. Added 45 ground balls and five caused turnovers.
  • Earned two Academic All-Big Ten honors.
  • Currently, he works for Clark Construction as a engineer. He is also a Defensive and Face-Off coach on the Gonzaga College High School varsity lacrosse team. 

Jude Collins

·         Madlax 2029 Capital Head Coach       
·         University of North Carolina, Midfielder, 1992-1996​​​​​​
·         3x All-America selection
·         3x ACC Champion
·         2x All-ACC selection
·         Career and single season groundball record holder @ UNC (412/160)
·         Career faceoff percentage record hold @ UNC (66.8%)
·         Chesapeake (then Baltimore) Bayhawks midfielder
·         MLL Champion 2002
·         US Lacrosse/ Potomac Chapter Hall of Fame
·         Bishop Ireton High School Hall of Fame
·         Coach, Great Falls Lacrosse, 9 years
·         Board Member, Great Falls Lacrosse

Billy Walsh

*Assistant Coach of Madlax-Capital 2027
*Assistant Coach of Madlax-National 2027
*University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), Midfielder, 1994-1998
*Member of the 1996 ACC Championship Team
*Played in 4 NCAA Tournaments
*Post College: Capital Lacrosse Club
*Assistant Coach,  Landon School,  multiple IAC Championships and the #1 Ranking in the Washington Post (1999-2001), Top 10 National Rankings
*4 years of varsity lacrosse at Landon School where he was 2x All IAC and 2x All Met.

Kip McGuire

- Head Coach - Madlax 2027 DMV
- 4 year collegiate lacrosse player at Sewanee: The University of the South
- 3 Year SAA All Academic Team
- Team Captain 2020
- Chestmont League First Team Selection: 2016
- All FSL First Team Selection: 2014-15
- All State Academic Team Selection: 2015
- Chestmont League Runner Up in Goals, 2016: 61

Tracey Cantabene

  • Madlax Director of Events and Operations
  • Over 20 years of event experience including Lax for Love, the Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Convention and Hall of Fame, and A Purple Evening with the Baltimore Ravens
  • Dallastown Boy's Lacrosse Coach 2018 - present
  • Ballyhoo Field Hockey Club Coach 2015 - present
  • Previously worked at US Lacrosse, the Baltimore Thunder, and Lacrosse Foundation
  • Stevenson University Hall of Fame for field hockey and lacrosse 2016

Joe French

• Drafted in the 10th round (84th overall) of the 2017 MLL Draft by the Chesapeake Bayhawks 
• Outstanding starting attackman at Virginia and finished with 35 goals and 7 assists at UVA
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Rated the No. 1 post-grad attackman in the country by Inside Lacrosse. Deerfield Academy
• Scored 42 points against stiff New England West I competition at Deerfield
• Posted 35 goals and seven assists while earning All-League Western New England Division I  at Deerfield
• Member of Canada's U-19 squad that took the silver medal in 2012 in Finland at the World Games
• Was the youngest attackman on Canada's U-19 team 
• Was a two-time leading scorer for St. Michael's Athletics Junior A Box Team
• Won two Ontario High School gold medals with St. Michael's and was a two-time captain
• Won two Canadian national championships with Team Ontario, 2010 & 2011
• Recipient of the Enzo Montemurro Award for sportsmanship, school spirit and athletics
• Played football at St. Michael's where he was a running back and linebacker on the 2009 Ontario Metro Bowl championship team
• Was the 2010 Western Ontario Football MVP

Adam Broeckaert

  • Assistant Coach - Madlax 2025 Capital
  • Played D1 lacrosse at Lafayette (Face-off)
    • 2016:Maintained a 60% faceoff win-percentage
  • Director of Madlax Face-Off Clinics (Winter, Summer, & Fall)

Hunter Campbell

  • Head Coach Madlax 2034 Capital and 2026 DMV
  • Assistant Coach Madlax 2028DMV
  • Landon School ’02 (Back to back National Champions Jr. and Sr. year)
  • Hobart College ‘06 (midfield and attack)
  • Coached at Episcopal School of Dallas and Landon
  • Lives in Vienna with his wife and their two boys.