CO-FOUNDER & TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

ricky Reyes

 
 

Coach Ricky Reyes is the Technical Director of the Evergreen Lacrosse Club who helped launch the program back in October 2014. He is the current Varsity Head Coach at Woodgrove High School in Purcellville, Virginia after serving as the Woodgrove Varsity Assistant in 2017 and the Loudoun Valley JV Head Coach 2016.

Throughout his coaching career, Coach Reyes has mentored young men who have gone on to play and study at numerous colleges and universities at all different levels such as High Point University, VMI, Christopher Newport University, Tampa University, Lafayette College, Virginia Tech, Lynchburg University, University of South Carolina, Mary Washington, Washington College and many other intercollegiate programs. Reyes is also extremely proud of all of the All-Conference, All-Region, All-State and Bob Scott selections he has coached over the years. He has also served as the Head Coach of the Virginia National Team and Assistant Coach of the Patriot League Team at the Committed Academy.

Coach Reyes was a midfielder at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, Virginia for 3 seasons where he was named a team captain and a recipient of the annual leadership award. After high school, he would go off to play at DIII Christopher Newport University for two seasons (2011-2013)  before launching the Evergreen Lacrosse Club in 2014 during his junior year.

Coach Reyes was also a member and team captain of the Philippines Lacrosse Association (PLA). The PLA is now recognized as the Philippines National Team and an official member of the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) that competes in the World Games, and hopefully one day, the Olympics. They are currently ranked 10th in the world after a stellar performance in the 2018 World Games.

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"I started the Evergreen Lacrosse Club as a reflection of my personal experience with lacrosse - I started playing my sophomore year of high school and was able to find success early because I had amazing coaches, teammates and environment that pushed me to be the best that I could be. If I was able to pick up the sport in that small window, there is no doubt in my mind that if we are able to provide an unique environment for our athletes, we can help them get to where they want to be and accomplish their goals"

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Ricky Reyes
Co-Founder & Technical Director

 

DIRECTOR OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

MICHAEL MABRY

 

Coach Michael Mabry has been a coach with Evergreen since 2014. Born and raised in Ashburn, VA, Coach Mabry is very focused on developing lacrosse players from this region. At Broad Run High School in 2011, Mabry was an All Dulles District Conference player and selected to play in the Champion All-American Showcase. 

While at Christopher Newport University, Mabry went on to set the record for starts in program history at 65 games. Mabry was also a 2 x Captain, All VASID selection and All Capitol Athletic Conference selection in 2016.

Coach Mabry formerly served as the Director of Lacrosse Performance Training at The Grind Strength and Conditioning before taking the position of Director of Player Development of the Evergreen Lacrosse Club.

In the fall of 2016, Mabry was brought on staff by Paul VI Catholic High School in Fairfax, VA. In his first year at Paul VI, Mabry ran the off season strength & conditioning program and assisted on both sides of the ball during the spring with a focus on defense. Coach Mabry was then named Defensive Coordinator for the 2018 season and, in his first year as DC, the team competed in the WCAC Championship and won their first VISAA Division 1 Championship. At the end of the 2018 season, PVI finished ranked 16th in the Nation by the NIKE/US LACROSSE High School Rankings. 

The past two years, Mabry has served as the Head Coach for the Patriot League team at the Inside Lacrosse Committed Academy.  Coach Mabry has also been an evaluator for the D.C. Under Armor tryouts. Coach Mabry is especially proud of mentoring and coaching two U.S. Lacrosse Bob Scott Award recipients: Max Wayne (CNU) and Danny Kielbasa (Army). 

At Evergreen Coach Mabry is also the Head Coach for the 2020, 2022 and 2025 teams. "I believe my greatest strengths revolve around my creativity and love for the game. I am grateful for the opportunity to coach players in the Evergreen environment. I look forward to the continued growth of this program and the future players I will work with". 

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EVERGREEN LACROSSE STAFF: FALL 2018