Team Coaches

John Christmas

Director (De La Salle High School Varsity / University of Virginia ‘05)

John Josi

Coach John ‘Coach J’ Josi was a starting midfielder and attackman at UC Berkeley, leading the Bears to a WCLL championship and semi-final finish at Nationals. He earned All-American and All-League honors and was a captain his senior year. He played at Redwood High School where he won the school’s first NCS championship his senior year.

Position Coaches

Harrison Zhu

Goalie Specialist (Colby College '16)

Gio Rico

Faceoff Specialist (De La Salle High School Varsity / Sonoma State University)

Head Coaches

Blake Atkins

Director (Redwood High School Varsity / Swarthmore College ’02, Captain)


Crab Feast

June 24th - 25th

Baltimore, MD

Naptown Challenge

June 26th - 28th

Annapolis, MD


-All players receive an AO gear pack including custom game reversible, game shorts, practice reversible, practice shorts, shooter shirt, hat, socks, and AO Travel Bag.

-High School teams receive a Recruiting profile on CONNECTLAX 


-Teams 2023-2026 receive access to available game film (NOTE: not all events offer film, while others only film certain age groups)

ROSTERS: Our rosters are comprised of up to 27 players per team (6 Attack, 9 Midfield, 2 FOGO, 2 LSM, 6 Defense, 2 Goalie). Teams will NOT exceed 27 travel players. Developmental Player spots are available (non-travel).


PLAYING TIME: Playing time must be earned and is not guaranteed. At events, coaches do their best to play all players, but game situation can often dictate otherwise. Practice reps, however, are equally distributed in our effort to develop all players.


TRAVEL: Players are responsible for their own accommodations (flights, hotel, meals, and transportation).