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Coaching Staff

Luke Phipps

Coaching Experience:
Director of Pride Lacrosse Club

Co-Founder/OC Director of SoCal Rogue

Associate Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator- Mater Dei HS

West Coast Starz 2020 Fall Team Coach
2015 Salisbury Asst. Offensive Coach

2017 Westlake HS (Austin, TX) JV/D2 Offensive Coordinator
2016-2017 Iron Horse lacrosse Club Coach 

Playing Experience:
2014 NCAA All-American Attackman

2014 Salisbury Lacrosse Offensive MVP

2014 CAC All-Conference

2011 NJCAA Region XX Offensive Player of the Year​

2011 NJCAA First Team All-American

2009 All-Miaa Selection (John Carroll HS)

2009/2008 All County (JC HS)

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Johnny Rodriguez

Coach Experience:
Founder of Pride Lacrosse

Co-Founder of SoCal Rogue
Head Coach - Mater Dei HS

SoCal Express 2023 Summer Team Coach 
2015 - South Coast League Coach of the Year
2013-2015 - Head Coach - Trabuco Hills
2012 - JV & Varsity Assistant - La Costa Canyon 

Playing Experience: 
Captain of 2011 National Championship Team
2011 D3 National Goalie of the Year
2x All-American
LXM Pro - Maverick UnitedDrafted by Bayhawks in 2012
Previous teams-
Chesapeake Bayhawks, Ohio Machine,
Denver Outlaws, Rochester Rattlers, Atlanta Blaze

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Knute Kraus

Coaching experience

Recruiting Director/2023 Team Coach - SoCal Rogue

Defensive Coordinator- Mater Dei HS

Defensive Assistant @ Dartmouth College (2019)

Defensive Assistant @ Salisbury University (2017-2018)

2017 National Champion

2017 USILA Coaching Staff of the Year

Assistant @ Concordia University (2016)

Assistant @ Tesoro HS (2016)

Playing Experience

Boston Cannons (2019 start of season)

Denver Outlaws (2015-2016)

 2015 Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year 

2015 USILA First Team All-American

2015 Academic All-American

2015 William C. Stiles Memorial Defensive Player of the Year

2x Team Captain

2x All-American

4x All-Academic 

3x All-Conference

2011 HS All-American/ ADLN All-AMerican

Played at Tesoro HS

Alex Ready

Coaching Experience 

Director of Crease Coach

2019 Pride Summer Coach- 

2026/2027 Team Coach, led to a 3-2 record

2019 Pride Box Coach

Playing Experience

PLL Chrome LC (Current)

Big East Goalie of the Year

2x All-Conference 

4x USILA National Player of the Week

4 year player @ Denver University


Tyler Schweickert

Coaching Experience

 2018 Defensive Coordinator @ Beckman HS

2019 Defensive Coordinator & Goalie Coach @ Crean Lutheran HS 

 2020 Assistant Coach @ Mater Dei HS 

Crease Coach Goalie Academy Coach 

OC Shamrock Coach 2019

 Pride LC Coach 

Playing experience

 limestone college 2017

Starting goalie at Concordia University Irvine 2018-present 

3 time captain 

2018 All Freshman Team

2019 All Conference 

2019 & 2020 National Goalie of the Week selections

2X Defensive MVP

Stuart Pollard- Holy Cross/St. Margarets

Kevin Groeninger- Bryant/ St. Margarets

Justin Cheng- Notre Dame/ Beckman

Josh Sanchez- Salisbury/ San Clemente

Ellis Geis- Denver/ Foothill

Trevor Peay- Marquette/ St. Margarets

Quentin Buchman- Notre Dame/ Santa Margarita

Keith Parr- HC Santiago HS

seasonal coaches:

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