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 JOSH MCCLENDON

7th/8th Grade Coach

coachmcclendon@planolacrosse.com

 

Coach Josh was raised in California playing lacrosse in high school in Redondo Beach, California, where he served as team captain (2009-10).  Josh went on to serve in the United States Navy from 2010 to 2014, where he founded a men's club lacrosse program named Navy Gold Lacrosse, in San Diego.  Josh most recently played attack for the University of Dallas, an NCAA Division 3 team,  where once again he served as team captain from 2016 to 2018.  Josh will graduate from  the University of Dallas with a degree in English in Spring of 2019.

 

Outside of lacrosse, Coach Josh enjoys playing the drums, writing short stories, and cooking any breakfast dish.

 

 

Coach Tyler Smith

7th/8th Grade Coach

tylerlawrencesmith@gmail.com

 

 

Coach Tanner Garrett

5th/6th Grade Coach

coachtanner@planolacrosse.com

Tanner grew up playing lacrosse in Las Vegas Nevada. He played attack for four years before switching to defense. As the defensive captain, he led his team to back-to-back State Championships and was voted Nevada defensive player of the year twice. Tanner also led his team to an undefeated season going 32-0. His defense set the record for lowest goals against average in a season. Tanner played college lacrosse for Brigham Young University as a defenseman before getting injured midway through his first season. He loves lacrosse and loves coaching others to play the game the right way!

 

 

Coach Jason Felts

5th/6th Grade Assistant Coach

jpfelts@sbcglobal.net

 

Jason graduated from the University of North Texas in May of 2018 with a BA in Broadcast Journalism and a BA in Political Science, and is excited to start his coaching career. He began playing lacrosse in middle school in Austin, Texas, and was a four-year starter for the Mean Green lacrosse team at UNT, graduating 8th on their all-time scoring list. In addition to coaching, he is also the Social Media and Content Director for LacrosseMonkey, as well as the play-by-play announcer for the Dallas Snipers Hockey Club and Dallas Baptist University Hockey.