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FCA Coaching Staff

FCA West Georgia Coaching Staff



 

Sean Feeley  (U15)-  Coach Feeley is  a director of FCA Georgia Lacrosse and head coach of Point University Men's Lacrosse. He formerly coached at Emmanuel College and also was the founder of the Patriots travel lacrosse team in Augusta, GA. He formerly played for Shorter University and was also selected to play for the men's USAAI team in Berlin, Germany in June 2012. He graduated from Georgia Regents and also has a masters in sports management from UGA.

Jeff LaVangie (Program Development) - Coach LaVangie is the head coach at Shorter University Men's Lacrosse. He works closely with our staff at FCA Georgia on recruiting, program development, coaching methodology, and tournament selection. He can also be found at our practices and games, working with teams alongside his son, Hayden, or at our parent meetings and fun days or clinics.  

Matt Kristianson (U13)
- Matt currently has a contract with the Georgia Swarm, and formerly played D2 for Shorter University. Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Matt played for Okotos  Junior A Lacrosse club and St Francis Xavier HS. He lead Shorter in his senior season in 2016 with 66 goals and 14 assists.


Caleb Bohannon
 (HSU17 Orange)- Caleb played lacrosse at the collegiate level at Kennesaw State University, and  coaches with Harrison High School, as well as has coached at other schools in the area.  He formerly played lacrosse at Hillgrove High School in Marietta GA, and also played summer travel lacrosse and box. Caleb is currently the head coach of our U17 Orange Summer team and coached for us since Fall 2014.

  

Cole McMeen- (HS U17 Blue) Cole played his collegiate lacrosse career at  D3 Berry College & Kennesaw State University. He played high school at East Coweta. Coach McMeen is a certified coach and has coached for several high school programs in Cobb County, such as Hillgrove, Kennesaw Mountain, and North Cobb. He has coached for us since 2014.  Cole has also coached for other travel lacrosse programs in the past but is now All In with FCA Lacrosse.


Ryan Baird ( HS U17 blue) - Ryan is our coaching coordinator director for FCA Georgia Lacrosse. He played his collegiate lacrosse career at D2 Shorter University. He formerly played at McEachern High School in Powder Springs, GA . He has coached at various schools in Georgia and has coached for FCA since 2014.


Connor McMeen  (HS U17 Orange)- Connor played for D1 Air Force Lacrosse. He played his high school career at East Coweta High School. He made the 2013 Under Armour Underclassmen games, making the Top South Team. He has coached at North Cobb HS.

Joe Connaughton (U13 coach)-  Joe played for Allatoona Varsity, and currenlty coaches for state champions Allatoona Lacrosse program. He has coached with our program and Allatoona for the past 3 years. 


Hayden La Vangie (U15) - Hayden plays midfielder at  D1 Jacksonville University in Florida. He formerly played for Team Florida, Team Talon and was MVP for Fleming Island Lacrosse for four years.

Tony Phillips (Clinic and individual Defense Coaching) - Tony is a D1 all  ameircan and played at Penn under Dave Pietramala. He coaches at Whitfield Academy, as well as is on staff with FCA Cobb County. Tony coaches at our clinics, is on our board of directors, is a pastor at McEachern Methodist Chruch, and heads up our spiritual development of our staff and players.  

Cam Scott (HS Goalie Coach)- Cam  played for D2 Limestone College and now plays at Kennesaw State University. He formally played for Mcintosh High School and was named first team all metro and earned defensive MVP honors. .


Jamie Bain (U13  & U15 Goalie Coach)-Jamie is in the honors program at Berry College and was recruited for the 2016 season. He played at Hillgrove High School and will provide goalie coaching for our youth players. Jamie has coached for FCA since 2015.


Ethan Bohannon (Face Off Coaching)- Ethan is a face-off midfielder at D2 Tusculum College in TN. He played for FCA Georgia and FCA National Lacrosse. Ethan has been on the Inside Lacrosse All Tournament team two years in a row. 


Ryan Tesler (clinic & individual shooting coaching lessons) -Ryan was an all american at D3 Ferrum College. He has coached for us for two years and is currently giving shooting lessons for our clinics and invidually.

Stephen Galloway (clinic & individual shooting lessons) - Stephen played at D3 Berry College. He has coached for us for two years and is currently giving shooting lessons for our clinics and individually. 

FORMER FCA COACHES
Our coach retention is high. Our coaches leave due to graduation, new employment or moving out of state. 

Connor Hanson - All Conference,SELC DII Defensive Player of the year, Kennesaw State
Cody Sorrells - Berry College & Allatoona HS

Ryan Koebbe-   Mars Hill & Harrison HS

Jared Arntzen - Hampden Sydney College

As a player, Feeley was a midfielder and defender at Shorter University for two seasons (2011-12). Following his last year at Shorter, he was selected to play for the United States of America Athletes International (USAAI) Men's Lacrosse team in Berlin, Germany in June 2012 where he helped his squad finish ninth overall in the Berlin Open tournament.

 

In high school, he played midfielder for Lakeside High School from 2006-09. He was captain of his team his senior year and was also awarded the Christine Festa Memorial Scholarship for Character and Integrity.

 

Feeley is a 2013 graduate of Georgia Regents University with a bachelor's in psychology (Cum Laude). In 2015 he graduated from the University of Georgia with a master's in sport management and policy.

Jared Arntzen - Jared plays at Hampden-Sydney College and played his high school career at Harrison High School and Blue Ridge School in VA.  He also specializes in face off coaching. Jared coached our 2015 U17 orange team and also did specialty face-off coaching for our high school, with great results for our FOGO players. Jared provides face-off coaching on an individual basis as well.
Jared Arntzen - Jared plays at Hampden-Sydney College and played his high school career at Harrison High School and Blue Ridge School in VA.  He also specializes in face off coaching. Jared coached our 2015 U17 orange team and also did specialty face-off coaching for our high school, with great results for our FOGO players. Jared provides face-off coaching on an individual basis as well.
Jared Arntzen - Jared plays at Hampden-Sydney College and played his high school career at Harrison High School and Blue Ridge School in VA.  He also specializes in face off coaching. Jared coached our 2015 U17 orange team and also did specialty face-off coaching for our high school, with great results for our FOGO players. Jared provides face-off coaching on an individual basis as well.

Jared Arntzen - played for Jared plays for Hampden Sydney Lacrosse. He formerly played for Harrison High School and Blue Ridge HS in VA, and also coaches speed and agility lessons at the Speed School in Acworth, GA. Jared is avaliable for private face off coaching and will be putting on a clinic for our face off players.

Jared Arntzen - played for Jared plays for Hampden Sydney Lacrosse. He formerly played for Harrison High School and Blue Ridge HS in VA, and also coaches speed and agility lessons at the Speed School in Acworth, GA. Jared is avaliable for private face off coaching and will be putting on a clinic for our face off players.

Jared Arntzen - played for Jared plays for Hampden Sydney Lacrosse. He formerly played for Harrison High School and Blue Ridge HS in VA, and also coaches speed and agility lessons at the Speed School in Acworth, GA. Jared is avaliable for private face off coaching and will be putting on a clinic for our face off players.

Jared Arntzen - played for Jared plays for Hampden Sydney Lacrosse. He formerly played for Harrison High School and Blue Ridge HS in VA, and also coaches speed and agility lessons at the Speed School in Acworth, GA. Jared is avaliable for private face off coaching and will be putting on a clinic for our face off players.

Connor McMeen  (HS U17 Orange)- Connor played for Air Force Lacrosse. He played his high school career at East Coweta High School. He made the 2013 Under Armour Underclassmen games, making the Top South Team. He has coached at North Cobb HS.
Connor McMeen  (HS U17 Orange)- Connor played for Air Force Lacrosse. He played his high school career at East Coweta High School. He made the 2013 Under Armour Underclassmen games, making the Top South Team. He has coached at North Cobb HS.