The Plano Lacrosse Association (PLA) was established in 1991 and has been one of the most successful High School Club Lacrosse programs in the State of Texas. PLA added a Youth Feeder Program in 2010 to assist in developing players for the High School Te

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Coach Mark Gardina

3rd/4th Head Coach

Mark is a Plano Wildcat Alum that started in the 6th grad. Post high school, he attended Texas Tech and started at defense all four years while working on his mechanical engineering degree. During his fifth year at school, he took on the position of head coach. Since graduation he has coached at the youth level with for Keller.


Coach David Sirna

3rd/4th Asst Coach



Trae Blain

Bantam Administrator/ K2 Head Coach


Trae has only been involved with lacrosse a few years, but has loved every minute of it.  Trae has coached youth baseball and soccer before and is diving into building the confidence and full engagement of our Kindergarten to 2nd Grade players.  Currently serving on the Plano Lacrosse Association board at Bantam Administrator, Trae loves to get our young ones excited about playing lacrosse.  


Ryan Buxbaum

K/2 Coach


Ryan Buxbaum grew up in Plano and was a member of the youth Plano Lacrosse program when it began. He continued to play for Plano into his high school years. Post-graduation he has moved around the country for his career which has recently brought him back to the Plano area. His wife (Beth) and 2 boys (Kohen 5 and Crew 3) moved back to the Plano area in May 2019. Ryan has a love for the game, a passion for developing, and training leaders.