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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! 


L-R: Cabell Maddux (Founder), Alex Trippi, Matt Marriott, Blake Hollinger

2019 Summer Coaches

Summer 2019 Madlax Coaches    
       
2020 Capital Dave Bennett Kessler Brown  Brian Townsend
2021 Capital Kevin Curtin Billy Falatko Luke Carraciolo
2022 Capital Neal Hicks / Bruce McCulloch Bryant Boswell  
2021/22 DMV Tre Brinson Bobby Guill Jordan Radoll
2023 DC Dogs Matt Rienzo Charlie Horning Bob Dunn
2024 Capital Cabell Maddux Drew Wellington Zach Johnson
2024 DMV Tom Lion Jonathan Bender Michael Grogan/Jason Shatarsky
2025 Capital Harry Holak Adam Broeckaert Bear Lockshin
2025 DMV Jordan Weiss RJ Barnes Robert Schain
2026 Capital Charlie Horning Jr. Gavin Legg Anthony Cosimano 
2027 Capital Coleman Walsh Nate Williams Cam Badour
2028 Capital Cabell Maddux Reid McDonald Alex Trippi
2027/28 DMV Harry Holak / Ricardo Vargas Jack Grogan Michael McCormick
2029 Capital Jude Collins Roland Miler Penn Leachman

Cabell Maddux

• Founder Madlax All-Stars Girls Travel Program, 2017
• Founder Madlax All-Stars Boys Travel Program, 1999
• Founder, CEO Madlax, Inc (Stores, Camps, Tourneys, Clinics, Leagues), 1996
• Head Coach Various Madlax Teams, 1999-Present
• Provided College Recruiting Guidance for over 450 boys who have gone through Madlax to play in college
• 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 (NJ) 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

Harrison Holak

  • Madlax National Program Director 2017-present
  • Madlax Capital 2025 Head Coach 2016-present
  • Madlax Capital 2026 Head 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 
  • Baggataway Award Recipient - CUA Men's Lacrosse 2016
  • CUA Male Athlete of the Year Finalist - 2016
  • CUA Male Role Model of the Year Finalist - 2016
  • 2016 Landmark All-Sportsmanship Team

Coleman Walsh III

  • Director of MDLX Events
  • Head Coach of Madlax-Capital 2027
  • 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)

Reece Belcher

  • Director of Operations and Media
  • 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

Connor Gallegos

  • Connor currently serves as the Episcopal High School Assistant Varsity Boys Lacrosse Coach working specifically with the offense.
  • A graduate of and Division I lacrosse player at Georgetown University
  • While at the 'High School'(Episcopal) he was named First Team All-Met, First Team All-State and First Team All-IAC during his senior year at Episcopal
  • A former Madlax graduate, Connor is excited to be on the other side helping students learn the game

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

Penn Leachman

Madlax 2029 Capital Assistant Coach
Defensemen at Landon school varsity 1992-1994
Montgomery County Player of the Year 1994
Second team All-Met 1993, First team All-Met 1994
Team Defensive player of the year 1994
University of Virginia Defensemen 1995-1998
NCAA Championship Runner-up 1996
ACC Champs 1997
University of Virginia Tom Rixey Spirit Award 1998
Landon Varsity Defensive Coordinator 1999-2018
14 time IAC Champion
4 time National Champion at Landon

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

 

Jordan Weiss

  • Madlax DMV 2026 Head Coach (2018-Present)
  •  Lead San Ramon Valley to the Northern California championship in 2012 with a 17-3 record
  • Earned All-American and All-League First Team honors
  • Offensive & Defensive Midfielder Penn State (2012-2016)

Charlie Molloy

  • Guilford High School (CT) 2011-2015 - 1st team All SEC, 1st Team All State
  • Keene State College (NH) 2016-2019
  • 2-time 1st Team All LEC
  • 2-time LEC DPOY
  • 2019 Captain
  • 2019 HM All American
  • Coached at Team Connecticut from 2016-2018
  • Volunteer Assistant Coach at Guilford High School 2016-2018

Billy Falatko

  • Asst. Coach - Madlax 2021 & 2024 Capital 
  • Georgetown Prep Defensive Coordinator 2015-Present
  • Played D1 lacrosse for Providence College (Defense) 

Kevin Curtin

• Head Coach, Madlax All-Stars 2021 Capital
Head Coach, Marshall HS (VA), 2012-2016
• Ithaca College, Defenseman, 2001-2005
• First team all-conference, Empire 8, 2005
• Attended Fayetteville-Manlius High School, 2001

Tom Lion

US Lacrosse Team (1990)
Penn State All-American
High School (Lawrenceville Prep) All-American
Best & Fairest - Australian (Victoria) Lacrosse League
National Lacrosse League (formerly MILL), Washington Wave and Baltimore Thunder
Head Coach (2 years) U17 Malvern Club - Undefeated Grand Champions Australia
Went on to play for Team Australia
Assistant Coach (4 years) Herndon High School
Head Coach (2 years) Herndon High School

Connor O'Hara

  • Head Coach - Madlax 2026DMV
  • All-Patriot League Second Team
  • Started every game at attack his senior year at Bucknell, registering 45 points on 37 goals and eight assists
  • Finished second on the team in goals, a total one shy of cracking Bucknell's single-season top 10, and third in points
  • Ranked fifth in the Patriot League in goals per game (2.47) and tied for third in goals per league tilt (2.38) his senior year
  • Selected in the sixth round, 53rd overall, by the Denver Outlaws in the Major League Lacrosse Draft
  • Played in 77th annual USILA/Nike North-South Senior All-Star Game
  • Member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. 

Bruce McCulloch

• Madlax Capital 2022 Assistant 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

Dave Bennett

• Head Coach Madlax 2020 Capital,  2017-2020
• Head Coach Marshall High School (2016-2019)
• Asst Coach Catholic University (2013-2016)
• 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

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.

Ricardo Vargas

• Head Coach Marshall HS (VA) 2019-present
•Madlax 2025-2030 Head Coach, Various Teams, 2013-Present
•Goalie Specialist Coach/Expert
•Sacred Heart University Lacrosse Starter, Goalie, 2004-2008
•SHU Team Captain 2008 
•CAA Player of Week 2008
•2008 SHU Heart Award Recipient 
•Member of 2008 NEILA All-Star Team 

Joe French

• Plays for the Cobourg Kodiaks of the Major Series Lacrosse League.  
• 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)

Carson Dye

• Head Coach Falls Church High School, Falls Church VA -  2011-Present
• Head Coach Madlax HS DMV, 2013 - 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)

Matthew Marriott

• Assistant Coach for The Potomac Boys School, 2017-present
• National Program Director, Madlax. 2014-2017
• Madlax All-Stars 2021 Capital & National Team Head Coach, 2012-2018
• Offensive Coordinator St Johns College High School. 2011-2014
• Furman University (SC) '07
• St James School (MD) '03