Johnny Rodriguez


Johnny started playing lacrosse in the hotbed of Maryland.  He was captain of the 2011 National Championship Team at Salisbury University where he also was named National Goalie of the Year.  The 2x All-American player continued to play in the LXM Pro league as well as MLL for Chesapeake Bayhawks, Denver Outlaws, and Atlanta Blaze (to name a few).  He came to Southern California to help grow lacrosse in the area.  Head coach of Trabuco Hills HS from 2013-15 when he was named South Coast League Coach of the Year.  Currently, Rodriguez is Head Coach at Mater Dei HS since 2016 and has helped make the program into one of the top in its conference.  Johnny also runs Pride Lacrosse (formerly Buku Lacrosse) programs outside of SoCal Express teams.

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Adam Guy


Adam Guy is a native Orange County Lacrosse player. In 2003 he was an All-American Defender at El Toro HS, and continued his playing career at Ohio Wesleyan University, where he was a team Captain and 4x All Conference Selection. He was the first Orange County Player to play NCAA lacrosse as well. Upon graduation he moved to Manchester, England, where he was a Lacrosse Development Officer for the English Lacrosse Association. After his stint in England concluded, he moved back home and has been engrained in the lacrosse community ever since. He has had head coaching jobs at El Toro High School (3 years), Santa Margarita High School (5 years) and is  currently the Head Coach at JSerra High School.  Adam coaches all levels of our youth programs and helps to train our coaching staff to ensure our players are getting the best experience possible.  Adam also runs the OC Rebels Lacrosse program, serving south orange county recreational lacrosse players.   

Jon Fox


Coach Fox began playing lacrosse in 1991 while attending UC Irvine. He was team captain, twice league all-star, and MVP of the 1994 WCLL College Championship Game. In 17 seasons of coaching youth and high school, Jon has led teams to multiple Middle School & youth Championship titles, multiple High School Titles (‘00, - ‘04 Club; ‘06-’11, '14 CIF) and 2 High School State Club Championship titles (‘03- ’04). He was head coach of the OCLA U-15 select team in ‘05 and head coach of the OC Jr. World team (‘98-’01). Jon was OC High School Coach of the Year in 2007 by OC US Lacrosse and again in 2008 & 2014 by the OC Register. 

Jon has been coaching lacrosse in Tustin since 1997.  Jon has helped lay the foundations for girl’s and boy’s lacrosse teams at Pioneer Middle School, Tustin High School, Beckman High School as well as other schools within Orange County.  Jon also runs the OC Crush lacrosse program outside of SoCal Express teams.

Christie Cole

Buku Events - Event Manager & Admin

Christie has over ten years of event experience, including 3 years at a professional tennis tournament on the WTA Tour.  Originally from New England, she moved to Southern California to help grow the sport of lacrosse by planning and promoting events, leagues, teams, and camps throughout the year. 
Now over 5 years with Buku Events, she has helped grow the company