It is the goal of the DoCo Lacrosse Club to develop young lacrosse players using the experience and knowledge of a coaching staff that has enjoyed success at each level of lacrosse, from High School to the Professional Leagues.
Matthew Bocklet: Matt is a 2008 Graduate of Johns Hopkins University where he won a National Championship in 2007 and was named an All-American. He was selected 15th overall in the MLL Collegiate Draft by the Baltimore Bayhawks and is about to enter his 6th season as a member of the Denver Outlaws. He has twice been name to the All-MLL team and is a 3X All-Star. He was voted Outlaws team MVP in 2010. Matt is also a member of the USA Development Team and is in his 3rd season as the Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach at Highlands Ranch High School. Matt was honored as Colorado Lacrosse High School Coach of the Year in 2014. His proudest achievement is being a co-founder of the X10 Mountain Lacrosse Academy (www.X10Lacrosse.com) where he combines lacrosse and outdoor adventure sports into the development of young athletes.
Brian Langtry: Brian began his illustrious career at Hofstra University where he was twice named an All-American. After college he started his NLL career with the Colorado Mammoth in 2003 and was named the NLL Rookie of the Year. He led the Mammoth to the Champion's Cup in 2006 and is the all time leading scorer in the team's History. Brian was a 5 time member of the Denver Outlaws where he was selected to the MLL All-Star game three times, including an MVP Performance in the 2009 All-Star game. He spent his final professional summer with the LI Lizards and was selected to play in the 2012 All-Star game. While Head Varsity coach at Arapahoe High School he led the team to an appearance in the Colorado State Championship game and helped lead Cherry Creek HS to a State Championship as the team's Offensive Coordinator, in 2010. He is now the Head Assistant Coach at Highlands Ranch High School and continues to give back to the Colorado youth lacrosse community through his LangtryLax Camps and Clinics (LangtryLax.net).
Youth Lacrosse Director
Mark brings his lifetime of business experience to DoCo Lacrosse having run two successful businesses in the Denver area for the last 23 years. Mark believes that a successful lacrosse club begins with the young player. Coaching the younger players in the right way to play will result in a better lacrosse club as a whole. Mark played lacrosse at UC Santa Barbara many years ago (back when youth sports in California didn't offer lacrosse and most people had never heard of it!) Mark also heads up DoCo Lacrosse Club's merchandising.
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Chris Spangler: Chris was recently named Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Denver Outlaws of Major League Lacrosse. He is entering his 20th year of coaching where he has had the privilege of coaching youth, high school and collegiate lacrosse teams throughout Colorado. He has coached 4 professional players, 13 collegiate All Americans, 4 high school All Americans and 23 All Conference high school players. He has coached at such premier programs as the University of Denver and the University of Colorado. He has won a state championship as a player (East-Manual '90) and as a coach (Arapahoe '09) and was named Coach of the Year while at CU in 1999 by the RMILL. Coach Spangler encourages offseason and in-season conditioning for all of his players at every level. He is a CrossFit and TRX certified trainer and has developed a number of speed and strength training programs for all levels including young athletes. Chris has coached a number of youth lacrosse programs in Colorado and he continues to help young athletes grow and develop through his individual and group based training programs. He is native to Colorado and raises his two children in Littleton.