Ned Kaish

Ned Kaish

Coach Kaish is the owner and Director of LaxRats LLC as well as serving as the Director of Lacrosse/Head Coach at Northview High School since the fall of 2016. Previously Coach Kaish was the offensive coordinator at Greater Atlanta Chrisitan School and was Director of Lacrosse at LB3 Lacrosse.

Coach Kaish graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2015 as the program’s all-time leader in goals and points. As a 4-year starter at attack for the Bears, Kaish scored 125 goals and was named All-Conference three times. As a junior in 2014 Kaish was part of the program’s first-ever regular season Conference Championship. In his senior season he was voted a captain by his teammates. Kaish earned his degree in Broadcast and Electronic Media.

He is originally from Marietta, GA where he graduated from Walton High School. Coach Kaish played football and lacrosse for the Raiders and helped lead the lacrosse program to a State Championship as a senior in 2011. Most recently, Kaish was a member of the inaugural roster for the Atlanta Blaze of Major League Lacrosse.

For Private Lessons with Coach Kaish email laxratsned@gmail.com

Stephen O’Hara

Stephen O’Hara

Coach O’Hara is the Associate Head Coach at Northview High School where he also teaches and coaches softball for the Titans. O’Hara came to Northview for the 2017 season from Bellport High School on Long Island where he served as the defensive coordinator.

Coach O’Hara is a graduate of Lenior-Rhyne University where he was a 2-time captain and 4-time all-conference defender for the Bears. While at Lenior-Rhyne he helped lead the Bears to a Conference Championship in 2014 and graduated with 112 career groundballs which ranks 3rd in Bears history. O'Hara has led a stout defense over the course of his three seasons at Northview that has included 3 trips to the state playoffs.

Hailing from Bellport, NY Coach O’Hara was a 2-sport star for the Clippers on the football and lacrosse field. He garnered all-conference recognition in both sports his senior year 2010. He graduated from Lenior-Rhyne with a degree in Physical Education.

For Defensive Private Lessons with Coach O’Hara email oharas@fultonschools.org

Connor Squires

Connor Squires

Coach Squires is the offensive coordinator at Greater Atlanta Christian school and helped lead the Spartans to the State semifinal in 2017 and State Championship Game in 2018 while coaching multiple All-State players. Previously Coach Squires was the offensive coordinator for Collins Hill in 2016.

Another graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne, Coach Squires was a captain on the Bears first ever team in the spring of 2011. While playing for the Bears, Connor totaled 64 career points including 27 goals in 2013. Coach Squires was a member of the 2014 Bears offense that led Division II in scoring and shooting percentage.

Connor graduated from Collins Hill where he scored over 100 goals in his senior season. Coach Squires was a big part of getting lacrosse started up in Gwinnet and was on the first ever Varsity team Collins Hill fielded. Currently, Coach Squires is getting his masters after graduating with a degree in Health and Exercise Science.

Offensive Players looking for Private Lessons or Players looking to work Speed and Agility email Connor Squires at squiresconnor16@yahoo.com

Alex Squires

Alex Squires

Coach Squires is the LaxRats goalie expert. Coach Alex graduated from Lenior-Rhyne University where he is the all-time leader in saves with 320. Coach Squires was the starting goalie for the Bears Conference Championship season when he recorded a conference best 59% save percentage. He also served as a captain his senior season.

Coach Squires is a GHSA referee and spent the 2019 season as the Defensive Coordinator at Peachtree Ridge. He has previously coached Blackhawks, and LB3 summer lacrosse teams. Coach Squires graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne with a degree in Health and Exercise Science.

Goalies looking for Private Lessons can email Alex Squires at squiresa631@gmail.com