San Francisco Riptide Lacrosse Club is a non profit youth lacrosse organization serving boys and girls ages 6-14 in the greater San Francisco area.


Boys Lacrosse Private Coaching Options

Jonathan Cole


As a Riptide Alumn, I have learned the basics of lacrosse starting at the U9 level all the way up to High School travel ball.  I have coached U10 and U12 levels the last 2 yr.s, and am currently coaching U10 and working with individual players.  I hope to have a chance to work with your son.
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Chris Herrick

Chris is a startter at close defense for the Alcatraz Outlaws and is a captain of the University High School lacrosse team. He offers private coaching for defense, but also coach attackmen. Chris is also happy to teach basic stick skills for beginners.
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CJ Clinkscales 

CJ Clinkscales is a former All-State High School Lacrosse player from Colorado, Face-off/Offensive/Defensive Midfielder at Kenyon College 16' (Division III). CJ is a current coach for both Riptide Lacrosse Club and Booth Lacrosse, and now plays for Barbary Coast Lacrosse Club in San Francisco. CJ specializes in Face-off work. 

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Nick Cicchetti

Focus All Ages: Midfield/Attack: stick skills, shooting, passing, defense
Originally from NH 4-year starter in high school at attack and 4 years at midfield with Arizona State University. Finishing up my 3rd year with Riptide where I have coached U14 & U13 rookie teams. 
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Girls Lacrosse Private Coaching Options



Jennifer Holden

Jennifer was a standout defender at the University of Virginia - she was a co-captain of the team that played in the national championship.  Jen attended St. Stephen's & St. Agnes for high school which is a national  lacrosse powerhouse and has some strong lacrosse genes with 2 sisters who played at Brown and Dartmounth and a father who played in college.   Jen is a teacher at the Town School and offers private training sessions girls of all levels. 


Phone: 425-753-6503  


Sarah Adler (Lacrosse Goalie, Personal Training)

Sarah Adler is a private goalie coach.  She attained All-American status as a high school goalie and went on to receive D-1 offers and played lacrosse at the collegiate level. She will assist players with the fundamentals of stick position, stance, clearing and utilizing the crease.  Sarah is also a certified personal trainer, and offers services designed to increase power, speed, and agility, as well as prevent injury. 

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Phone: 425-753-6503  



Maggie Kovacs

Maggie played D1 lacrosse at the University of Oregon.  Originally from Northern Virginia where she played on the Skywalkers, she has experienced lacrosse on both coasts! She has coached lacrosse at the youth and high school level for 10 years; most recently taking a high school team in one year from a losing record to a perfect season and garnering 2016 Liberty District Coach of the Year honors. In addition, she has extensive experience training youth and high school players; specializing in raising players' performance by increasing skills and preparing players for the next level. Currently, she has four players that she coached/trained from 4th grade through high school playing on the USC, JMU, UCBerkeley and UCDavis lacrosse teams.

Available for individual and small group lessons.

Thanks so much and I look forward to speaking to you.