Staff

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.

Cher Crichlow

Director of Education Development
Cher Crichlow

Cher and her family have been involved with City Lax since 2008, with the organization playing a major role in their lives. She graduated from the University of Colorado-Boulder with a B.S. in Business Administration, and then earned a masters degree (MS) from University of Colorado-Denver in Information Technology.

Board of Directors

Bill Tierney

Bill Tierney
University of Denver Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach

Mac Freeman

Mac Freeman
Chief Commercial Officer for the Denver Broncos

Matt Brown

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

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

Rod Allison

Rod Allison
Denver City Lax Executive Director

gregory crichlow

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

Coaches and Key Volunteers

  • RJ Roberts
  • Dillon Roy
  • Drew Tyrie
  • Drew Babb
  • JJ Rutherford
  • Daniel Diaz-Gilligan
  • Eric Law
  • Marius Finch
  • Kerry Briggs
  • Peter Hein
  • Zach Pendleton
  • Ann McHugh
  • Julia Gotwald
  • Vicki Allison
  • Gioia Garden
  • Peter Ehrlich
  • Kevin Blumhardt
  • Evan Karpus
  • Kyle Gies
  • Colleen Evans
  • Kevin O’Brien
  • Mark Hansen
  • Jesse Roberts
  • Brandon Zerr
  • Tim Gilchrist
  • Meg Cloutman
  • Mike Grover
  • Andrew Baker
  • Bailey McHugh
  • Edward DeCroce
  • Logan Keicher
  • Hayden Porter
  • Bailey Zerr
  • Ann Elliot
  • Max Tuttle
  • Jack Tynan
  • Matt Soran
  • Michael Neubert
  • Marty Esquibel
  • Charissa Murphy
  • Yolanda Honeycutt-Brown
  • Shawn Maloney
  • Erik Adamson
  • Logan Bobzien
  • Michelle Ferguson
  • Antonio Lucero
  • Chad Schlaepfer
  • Matt Plitnick
  • Steve Juniel
  • Taylor Young
  • Kyle Hercher
  • Ian Ferrell
  • Kristopher Juniel
  • Johnny Roach
  • Brian Crichlow
  • Liam Driscoll
  • Franklin Hurd
  • Trevon Hamlet
  • Jojo Franklin
  • Jada Bonner
  • Nick Lewis
  • Maeve McHugh
  • Kaitlyn Randol
  • Will Humphrey
  • Nick Roberts
  • Ben Brenneman

Foundations

  • 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