Coaching Staff

Johnny Rodriguez

Highlights:

  • Hometown : Baltimore, MD

  • Age : 30

  • Occupation : Lacrosse Connoisseur

  • Playing Experience: Salisbury ’12 / 6 year Pro

  • Accomplishments:

    • 3x All-CAC

    • 3x All-American

    • 2011 Goalie of the Year 

    • National Champion

  • Personal Interests :

    • Family, Friends, Camping, Beach 

  • Pregame Song: All the Above - Maino

  • Favorite Stick:  Black Warrior Nemesis 3, Black Mesh, Black String, Black Shaft

  • Nickname: JRod / Swiss

  • Best Lacrosse Memory:

    • Winning the National Championship the last game of my college careers

  • Spirit Animal: Lion

  • Pregame Routines : Shoot 100 balls with my short stick about 2 hours before every game

  • Favorite Sport Other than Lacrosse : Hockey & Football

  • Advice to Young Goalies: Find a couple goalies you like watching and combine them into creating your own playing style

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Tyler Lombardi

Highlights:

  • Hometown: San Diego CA

  • Age: 22

  • Occupation: Full Time Student

  • Playing Experience: Aurora University

  • Accomplishments:

    • Rookie of the year 

    • Defensive Player of the year

    • 3 Conference Championships (Undefeated)

    • 3 NCAA Tournament Appearances

  • Personal Interests:

    • Power Lifting

    • Crossfit

    • Snowboarding

  • Pregame Song: Disturbia-Rhianna

  • Favorite stick: Gait Ice Shaft, Shield Head

  • Nickname: Lombo

  • Best Lacrosse Memory: Game saving block in the 2018 season opener for a 8-7 win

  • Spirit Animal: Pegasus

  • Favorite Sport Other than Lacrosse: Ultimate Frisbee

  • Advice to Young Goalies: Hit the Gym!

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Tyler Schweickert

Highlights:

  • Hometown: Tustin,CA

  • Age: 21

  • Occupation:

    • National Director of Crease Coach

    • Assistant Coach at Mater Dei H.S.

  • Playing Experience:

    • Played at Beckman HS (2014-2017)

    • Limestone College

    • Concordia University Irvine (Current)

  • Accomplishments:

    • 3X PCL Goalie of the Year @ Beckman HS

    • 2018 All Freshman Team (Concordia)

    • 2019 All Conference (Concordia)

    • 2019 Defensive MVP (Concordia)

  • Personal Interests:

    • Country Music, Traveling, Watching Sports

  • Pregame Song: About To Get Crazy by Oh The Larceny

  • Favorite Stick: STX Shield

  • Nickname: Schweick

  • Favorite Lacrosse Memory: Beating #1 Michigan State in 2019

  • Spirit Animal: Bear

  • Pregame Routines: Listen to same playlist, eat a ham and cheese sandwich, drink a red bull

  • Favorite Sport other than Lacrosse: Hockey and Football

  • Advice to Young Goalies: You're going to give up goals that doesn't matter, how you respond does.

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Ronnie Fernando

Highlights:

  • Hometown: Lake Forest, CA

  • Age: 31

  • Occupation: Marketing, Lacrosse 

  • Playing Experience:

    • 18 years playing

    • Member of 2017 MLL championship Ohio Machine

    • 2018 Atlanta Blaze Supplemental draftee and FL launch. 

  • ​Accomplishments:

    • MLL draftee and player

    • 2015 MCLA national championship appearance

    • SLC All conference 2016

  • Personal Interests: music, culinary arts, DIY projects

  • Pregame Song: Apathy- “Grand Leveler”

  • Favorite Stick: STX Eclipse 2 on String king carbon shaft

  • Nickname: Ron Tron

  • Best Lacrosse Memory: competing in international play

  • Spirit Animal: Grizzly Bear

  • Pregame Routines: jalapeño/ cheddar Bagel, cream cheese, egg, and bacon breakfast on game days

  • Favorite Sport Other than Lacrosse: Football 

  • Advice to Young Goalies: don’t just listen to one way of instruction, learn from all who teach the craft and use and practice what best fits you, not all of us practice the position the same!