Team Coaches

Ryan Dodson

(Ross Valley U-14 Head Coach)

Andrew Ertola

(Cal High Varsity Head Coach / Nevada '12)

Position Coaches

Harrison Zhu

Goalie Specialist (Colby College '16)

Gio Rico

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

Player Development

John Christmas

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

Chad Tyler 

Bellarmine College Prep Head coach, Franklin & Marshall Alum, 18 year career Marine Corps, Firehawks LC youth coach


Battle of the Bay

June 10th - 11th

San Francisco, CA

Tahoe Summit

June 17th - 18th

Truckee, CA

Western Invitational Showcase 

June 28th - 29th

Salt Lake, UT


-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).