Rod Allison

Executive Director
Rod Allison

“Coach Rod” is an original founder of Denver City Lax and has led the organization since 2007. A University of Colorado law school graduate, coach Rod worked as an attorney for 30 years before focusing his full-time to City Lax.

Ben Allison

Managing Director
Ben Allison

Ben attended Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia before graduating from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Ben first became involved in growing the game in neighborhoods unfamiliar with the sport while attending Denver East High school, and following graduation from college he has worked full-time in all capacities with Denver City Lax.

Eric Law

Director of Lacrosse Development
Eric Law

Eric grew up in Littleton and has been playing lacrosse since he was in first grade. He graduated from Arapahoe High School and attended Salisbury University and the University of Denver. Eric currently plays professionally in the Premier Lacrosse League for team Atlas, and previously played for the Denver Outlaws where he helped win three MLL Championships. Eric was a 5 time MLL All-Star, also earning the MLL Offensive Player of the Year award in 2017.

Craig Thurman Jr.

Program Operations Coordinator
Craig Thurman Jr.

Craig grew up in Park Hill and joined City Lax in the 5th grade. He was originally drawn to lacrosse because of the mix of speed and physicality, and also by the influence of his older cousins. This journey has taken him outside of the state of Colorado as well as overseas. Craig is passionate about teaching lacrosse to the next generation of players and being a role model for youth.

Board of Directors

Trevor Baptiste

Trevor Baptiste
Professional Lacrosse Player in PLL and NLL. Team USA member.

Matt Brown

Matt Brown
University of Denver Men’s Lacrosse Associate Head Coach

gregory crichlow

Gregory Crichlow
Assistant Professor of Architecture, University of Kansas School of Architecture and Design

Mac Freeman

Mac Freeman
Chief Commercial Officer for the Denver Broncos

John Lay

John Lay
Past President of Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

Dillon Roy

Dillon Roy
Founder and operator, Boom Town Lacrosse and Denver United Lacrosse

Bill Tierney

Bill Tierney
University of Denver Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach

Rod Allison

Rod Allison
Denver City Lax Executive Director

Coaches and Key Volunteers

  • Erik Adamson
  • Vicki Allison
  • Nellie Allison
  • Drew Babb
  • Andrew Baker
  • Andrew Barnard
  • Kevin Blumhardt
  • Logan Bobzien
  • Jada Bonner
  • Ben Brenneman
  • Kerry Briggs
  • Danielle Brown
  • Matt Burns
  • Emily Carlson
  • Meg Cloutman
  • John Coe
  • AJ Colaizzi
  • Edward DeCroce
  • Daniel Diaz-Gilligan
  • Liam Driscoll
  • Mark Duggan
  • Ann Elliot
  • Marty Esquibel
  • Colleen Evans
  • Marius Finch
  • Jojo Franklin
  • Daniels Fund
  • Kyle Gies
  • Tim Gilchrist
  • Peter Girard
  • Cisco Gonzales
  • Rocky Gonzales
  • Julia Gotwald
  • Mike Grover
  • Chris Hade
  • Trevon Hamlet
  • Mark Hansen
  • Peter Hein
  • Kyle Hercher
  • Yolanda Honeycutt-Brown
  • Josh Huerbin
  • Franklin Hurd
  • Evan Karpus
  • Alex Kenyon
  • Andrew Larson
  • Antonio Lucero
  • Sarah May
  • Kevin Mayer
  • Maria McAllister
  • George McGuirk
  • Bailey McHugh
  • Maeve McHugh
  • Charissa Murphy
  • Kevin O’Brien
  • Cayce Pearson
  • Zach Pendleton
  • Charley Peoples
  • Hayden Porter
  • Iris Rayburn
  • Jim Reilly
  • Johnny Roach
  • RJ Roberts
  • Jesse Roberts
  • Nick Roberts
  • Enrique Rodriguez
  • Dillon Roy
  • JJ Rutherford
  • Brandt Sapp
  • Chad Schlaepfer
  • Matt Soran
  • Cindy Spruce
  • Isabelle Troutman
  • Max Tuttle
  • Jack Tynan
  • Drew Tyrie
  • Andrew Waschsler
  • Michael Weaver
  • Taylor Young
  • Brandon Zerr
  • Bailey Zerr


  • Daniels Fund
  • William H. Donner Foundation
  • Barton Family Foundation
  • Beaird Family Foundation
  • Caulkins Family Foundation
  • Peyback Foundation
  • Cross H. Foundation
  • Colorado Sports Hall of Fame
  • The Kelley Foundation
  • Mikel T. Olson Foundation
  • Ronald and Carol Moore Family Foundation
  • Omaha Community Foundation
  • The Colin L. Cassidy Memorial Fund
  • Johnson Foundation of the Rockies
  • OAK Foundation
  • The Leo S. Walsh Foundation
  • The Owen Family Foundation
  • Bender Family Foundation
  • Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation
  • Bill Belichick Foundation
  • Kroenke Sports Charities

Our Key Supporters