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2021 Blue Coaches

Brent Hiken

A Pikesville, MD native, Brent attended Pikesville High School. He went on compete at Stevenson University where he was a two time first-team all American, three time all-conference, two time MVP and a national champion. After graduating he was a second-round draft pick in the MLL. Currently Brent coaches for St. Albans. Before that, he was an assistant coach at Stevenson for three years. Now in his fourth year with FCA Lacrosse, Brent coaches to “grow as a coach while I help players to develop a passion for the game.”

Evan Connell

Coach Connell is a Maryland native who played his high school ball at Calvert Hall where he was the 2012 Maryland High School Defenseman of the year and won the 2012 MIAA Championship with the Cardinals. Following his high school career, Evan went on to play at UNC where he was a 4 year starter, 2013 ACC Champion and a member of the 2016 National Championship squad. Following his collegiate career, Evan play defense in 2017 for the Florida Launch and the Ohio Machine in 2018.

2022 Blue Coaches

Brian Kelly

Head Coach Goucher College Men's Lacrosse- A Baltimore, Maryland native, Kelly played high school lacrosse at Towson High School before playing collegiately at CCBC Essex and then at perennial national powerhouse Johns Hopkins. A midfielder, Kelly was a second-team NJCAA All-American with the Knights in 1991, helping lead CCBC Essex to a NJCAA national championship that year. At Johns Hopkins, the Blue Jays reached the NCAA semifinals in each of his final two seasons at the school (1992 and 1993). Kelly was named an honorable mention All-American midfielder by the USILA in 1993, and he was also the recipient of the Turnbull-Reynolds Award which is given to a player who displays outstanding character and leadership. Brian was recently inducted into the NJCAA Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2015.

2023 Blue Coaches

Bryan Kelly

A Towson, MD native, Bryan was awarded two All-American honors and an All-Metro honors at Calvert Hall and then competed with the World Champion USA U19 team in 1988. He went on compete at the University of North Carolina where they won the NCAA National Championship in 1991. He was awarded NCAA All-American honors, ACC All-Academic honors and the UNC Unsung Hero/Defenseman of the Year award during his time in college. As the Head Coach of Calvert Hall, Coach Kelly has won four MIAA-A championships (2003, 2012, 2017, 2018) and been awarded five MIAA Coach of the Year honors (1996, 2003, 2012, 2017, 2018). As a High School Coach and FCA coach for over 25 years, Bryan sees the importance of FCA to help players navigate life and he coaches with FCA Lacrosse to “have an impact on the kids as players and people and to help give them the foundations on and off the field.”

Joel Tinney 

Joel played high school lacrosse at national powerhouse, Culver Academy. During this time he was also a member of the Canadian U-19 team. Joel went on to be a standout midfielder at John’s Hopkins University where he was named Big Ten Rookie of the year during his freshmen campaign, along with being named third team All-American. He was also names the #2 freshman in the naton by Inside Lacrosse. During his junior season, Coach Tinney was named first team All-Big Ten and second team All-American. Joel currently helps coach at Calvert Hall and plays for the MLL Long Island Lizards.

2023 White Coaches

Drew Wardlow

Bill Ball

2024 Blue Coaches

Dan Mulford

A native of Baltimore, Dan is a 2005 graduate of Calvert Hall High School. Currently the defensive coordinator for Calvert Hall for the past two seasons. His defense has statistically been #1 in the MIAA during his tenure and he has won three MIAA Championships. Dan joined the Cardinal coaching staff after being a high school head coach in Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to his high school coaching, Dan was a Division I assistant at his Alma-Mater, Robert Morris University. He held the defensive coordinator position for 3 years. Dan graduated from Robert Morris in 2009, where he was a 4 year starting defensemen and 3 year captain. During his time at RMU, he helped lead the program to a national rank of #18 within Division I Lacrosse. Dan, his wife, Allie and son Knox currently reside in Towson, MD.

Pat Smith 

A native of Westminster, Pat is a 2006 graduate from Westminster High School. After Graduating, Pat continued his playing career at Robert Morris University where is was a 4 year starter and served as a captain for 2 seasons, he was an all conference performer his junior and senior seasons. Following his collegiate career, Pat moved to Vancouver Island where he started his box lacrosse career playing in the WLA for the Nanaimo Timbermen. Following his first Box lacrosse season he was Drafted in the 4th round, 31st overall by the Minnesota Swarm where he played 2 seasons. Pat was also a draft pick in the MLL for the Ohio Machine but decided to report back to Nanaimo to further his box career. While playing in Minnesota, he started his coaching career as a head JV coach for East Ridge High School Raptors. After his playing career was complete, he became a Defensive Assistant at his alma mater Westminster High School. After 2 season with the Owls, Pat became and Offensive Assistant for Calvert hall for the 2017 season. He is currently the Offensive coordinator for Calvert Hall and help lead the Cardinals to three straight MIAA Championships. Pat and his wife Ashleigh currently reside in Sykesville, MD.

Gary Mitchell

2024 White Coaches

Myles Cohen

Louis Hibbs

Brian Hubbard

A standout lacrosse player at Calvert Hall who graduated in 1992, Brian went on to play at Michigan State where he graduated in 1996. Upon graduation, Brian began his coaching career back at his Alma Mater, coaching from 1997 – 2010. During his time as a coach at the Hall, “Hubbs” was the Head Fresh/Soph coach for 2 years, Assistant JV Coach for 1 year, Head JV Coach for 7 years, and Varsity Assistant coach for 1 year. He has been a coach and commissioner of Lutherville Rec Council since 2008 and will be entering his fourth season as a coach with FCA.

2025 Blue Coaches

Drew Wardlow

A graduate of Grove City College in 2007, Drew came on to staff full time for FCA Lacrosse in June of 2007. At Grove City, Drew was the student leader of the Grove City Men’s Lacrosse team bible study and also served as an officer for Grove City’s FCA Huddle. Coach Wardlow played attack/midfield while at Grove City and was a two year captain. He was also two time All-CCLA Conference Midfielder. Drew currently holds the position of offensive coordinator at Friend’s School. Drew, his wife Hannah and son Marshall reside in Owings Mills.

Brian Whalen

Coach Whalen played his high school lacrosse at Canterbury school where he also played hockey. Graduating from Canterbury in 1991, Brian went on to be a 4 year starting goalie at Towson University. During his time here, he was selected to the US North/South Game. Brian is a 4 year member of the Southern Lacrosse Officiating Association refereeing youth and high school lacrosse. Brian has coached youth lacrosse for over a decade and specializes in the teaching the fundamentals of the sport along with specific goalie training.

Rich Schwanke

A native of Syracuse, NY, Rich is a 1998 graduate of Hobart College where he played Division I lacrosse. At Hobart, he was a team captain, and the recipient of the Kent W. Marbury award for dedication and hard work. He was selected as a USILA North South All Star, and following graduation, Rich was drafted by the Buffalo Bandits of the NLL. Schwanke has coached youth lacrosse within the Kelly Post organization, and he has been an active member of the lacrosse industry for the last 20 years in various product and marketing roles at Brine and Under Armour. He currently resides in West Towson with his wife and two children.

2026 Blue Coaches

Carl Marinelli

As a Baltimore native, Carl grew up playing lacrosse and Ice Hockey at an early age. Following in the footsteps of 2 previous generations, Carl went on to play lacrosse and hockey at Calvert Hall '99 and was a stand out midfielder and face off specialist. After high school, Carl played at Essex Community College and led the team to the NJCAA final 4 and he was Awarded NJCAA 1st Team All Region and NJCAA Academic all American before finishing at Towson University in '02. After college Carl continued to play with multiple club teams in Maryland and continues to be active in the sport on and off the field. Over the past 5 years Carl has coached and been an active Board Member for Fallston Lacrosse. In his first year with FCA Lacrosse, Carl coaches to “build young men on and off the field and help build up their relationship with God.”

Jay Heil

Two Sport Athlete, 3 year starter, at North Harford High School. 1994 Maryland 1A/2A Lacrosse State Champion Finalist, and 1994 Harford County Co-Player of the Year, 1st Team All Harford County Defense, and All Metro Defense. Jay played in the first Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association Senior All-Star Game, and All Metro All-Star Game, as a second Team Defensemen.   Heil was also selected as 1994 All Harford County Linebacker, where received 1994 Scholar Athlete, from the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame.  He continued his career at Harford Community College where he was a two year team captain, and starting Defenseman.  Jay has his Level I Coaching Certification from US Lacrosse, and has over 10 years of youth sport coaching experience.

Evan Connell

Mike Martiello

Frank Marinelli

2027 Blue Coaches

Scott Dively

Scott is a native of Towson, MD, attended Calvert Hall High School and went on to graduate from Towson University. This is Scott’s first year coaching with FCA Lacrosse, but comes to FCA after coaching with Towsontowne Lacrosse’s U9 team for the past two years. Scott is passionate about coaching youth lacrosse because he enjoys watching the kids grow and improve. He coaches with FCA Lacrosse because “it offers more than lacrosse in the ministry, huddles and life lessons”.

TJ Goloboski

TJ played lacrosse Loyola Blakefield. He went on to play collegiate football at Georgia Southern University and later, Towson University. While in college Coach Goloboski played in the USCLA. He has coaches the last 5 seasons for Kent Island Youth Lacrosse as well as the USS and FCA Lacrosse Programs. He is currently in his fourth season as Boy's Commissioner for KIYL.

2028 Blue Team Coaches

Scott Travers

Brian Rayme

Brian played high school lacrosse at Dulaney High School in Baltimore and went on to play at Randolph-Macon College where he graduated in 1997. Over the past 5 years Brian has coached multiple lacrosse, soccer and basketball teams and clinics. Brian works in corporate finance at the Johns Hopkins Health System and serves on several community boards including Believe Big. Brian lives with his wife and 3 children in Owings Mills.

2028 White Team Coaches

Mike Morris 

Coach Morris, a native of Baltimore, was a standout high school lacrosse player at Loyola Blakefield (1997) including starting on attack in MIAA Championship games both in his Junior and Senior year. A 2001 graduate of Yale University, Coach Morris earned a B.A. in chemistry while being a 4 year varsity letterman in lacrosse. During his time at Yale, Coach Morris played a major role starting on both midfield and attack helping the team maintain a national rank in the Top 20 all four years. Coach Morris has been involved with the local Baltimore lacrosse community for many years as a player for Towsontowne lacrosse and a coach/commissioner for the last 10 years at LTRC, Cockeysville, and Kelly Post lacrosse programs. Coach Morris played an integral part in helping to start the FCA Girls Club program last year and is the assistant coach for the 2026 FCA Girls Club team. Coach Morris, his wife Raven, and their children Cole, Piper and Grant currently live in Lutherville, MD

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