Over the past nine years the Sacramento ACES have assembled the premier coaching staff in the Sacramento Valley. Harkening back to their own prior experiences as players, ACES coaches focus on creating a fun, competitive environment that promotes development over "x's and o's". We feel players learn more through reps and activity than standing and watching.

Creating a consistent culture and approach in leadership and providing opportunities that impact lives beyond the lacrosse field- are top priorities for the ACES program. The Sacramento ACES culture starts at the top with the connection the coaching staff have with one another.

2021 ACES Coaches by the Numbers

500 - Sacramento ACES coaches have over 500 years of combined playing and coaching experience

10 - Former collegiate All Americans that make up the Sacramento ACES coaching staff

52 - Seasons of collegiate coaching experience on the Sacramento ACES staff

11 - Different states Sacramento ACES coaches originate from

26 - Former ACES players who have returned to coach and train (all years)

0 - Dads who coach their own son's Sacramento ACES team


Franks Resetarits |

Biography | Frank grew up in Hamburg NY just outside of Buffalo. He went to Hamburg High School, and grew up playing both box and field lacrosse where he was a two time High School All American as well as an Canadian Junior "A" All Star. After his high school career, he went on to the University at Albany. Albany won three America East Conference Championships during Frank's tenure.  Albany finished the 2007 season ranked #4 in Division 1. The team’s success led to Frank being chosen as America East Conference Player of the year, 1st team All American and a Tewaaraton Trophy finalist, awarded to the nation's top player. Coach Resetarits went on to be drafted by the Long Island Lizards of Major League Lacrosse and the San Jose Stealth of the National Lacrosse League. He would eventually be traded to his hometown team (Buffalo Bandits)..As a coach, Frank has mentored dozens of All Americans in High School and College on both coasts. Frank has been the Head Coach of the UC Davis Men's team since 2016. During his tenure the Aggies made their first appearance in the MCLA National Playoff  in 2018. In 2019 they followed that up with the first WCLL Conference Championship in program history as well as another MCLA National Tournament appearance. Due to the success of the Aggies, Frank was named WCLL Coach of the Year in 2016, 2018 and 2020. In 2018 Frank also joined the staff of the NCAA Division 1 Woman's team at UC Davis where he works closely with the Aggie attack. Frank lives in Sacramento with his wife Heather  and he eats, sleeps and breaths the Buffalo Bills.  

Professional Career:

  • 2007-2009 Long Island Lizards-Major League Lacrosse
  • 2008-2010 San Jose Stealth-National Lacrosse League
  • 2010-2012 Buffalo Bandits-National Lacrosse League
  • 2011 Brampton Excelsiors- Canadian Lacrosse Association
  • 2011 Mann Cup Champion

Collegiate Career:

  • 4 year starter at University at Albany
  • 4 time All America East Conference (3x 1st team all conference)
  • 2 time team captain
  • 2007 1st team Division 1 All American
  • 2007 Tewaraton Trophy Finalist
  • 2007 America East Player of the Year
  • 2007 UAlbany Athlete of the Year
  • 2006 NCAA Scoring Champion
  • Finished in top 20 of all time NCAA goal scorers (159)
  • 2nd all time leader in points in UAlbany history (242)

High School/Junior Box Lacrosse Career:

  • 2x High School All American
  • Finished 3rd in New York State history in career goals: 292; 9th in points (419)
  • 2001-2003 Welland Warlords Junior B Box lacrosse
  • 2003 Junior B All Star game MVP
  • 2004-06 St. Catharines Athletics Junior A Box lacrosse
  • 2006 OLA Junior A All Star
  • 2006 St. Catharines Team MVP

Coaching Career:

  • 2010 – 2012 Eden (NY) High School-Assistant Head Coach
  • 2010 – 2012 Champion Lacrosse Co-Director
  • 2012- Notre Dame de Namur- Asst. Coach (NCAA D2)
  • 2013- American River College- Head Coach (CJCLA)
  • 2013 – 2015 University of Pacific Head Coach (MCLA)
  • 2016 – Present, UC Davis Men's Head Coach (MCLA)
  • 2018 - present, UC Davis Woman's Asst. Coach (NCAA D1)
  • 2016, 2018, 2020 WCLL Coach of the Year



4 year starter at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute (RPI) 

2005 NCAA Division 3 All American 

3 time All Liberty League Selection (2 time 1st team) 

Team CaptainMidfielder for Boston Crabs-American Lacrosse League2001 

High School All American 

2001 NEPSAC All Star 

2001 Kimball Award Winner 

ACES coach since 2014


1984-1986 Syracuse University Midfield/Defenseman 

1980-1983 McDonogh High School (MD)- Team Captain 

Men’s Head Coach Syracuse Club -1987 

Men’s Head Coach UC Davis 2005-2006 

Private Lacrosse Trainer, 2007-Present

Varsity Head Coach Davis High School 2008-2009 

Chico State Defensive Coordinator 2008-2009 

Davis Lacrosse Association, U15 Head Coach 2011-2013, Summer Camp and Youth Instruction Coordinator 2010-2014 

Davis High School, Junior Varsity Head Coach 2015

Board Member, U.S. Wheelchair Lacrosse Association, 2017-2019 

Jesuit High School Varsity Head Coach 2018-present

Pirates Lacrosse Club, Head Coach/Program Director. 2018-Present


ACES coach since 2013




4 Year Player at Lynchburg College 

2 year starter at Robinson Secondary School (VA)

2 year starter at Davis Senior High School (CA) 

2007 Midfield MVPAssistant Coach Davis High School 

ACES coach since 2014


  • Playing:

  • 4 year varsity @ Miramonte HS in Orinda
  • High School All American 2006
  • 3 year captain @ Chico State
  • 3 year all league WCLL
  • Timperley lacrosse team 2012-2014
  • English National team 2013-2017
  •  5th @ Denver World Championships ’14
  •  Gold medal @ European Championships in Hungary ’16

  • Coaching:

  • England Academy Coach 2013/14
  • Manchester University Head Coach 2013
  • Chico State Head coach 2015-2020
  • Chico Rebels Director 2018-2020


  • University of Nevada Reno Starting Defenseman
  • American River College Starting Defenseman
  • 2018- present - Head Coach Casa Roble


  • 2008-11 Livonia High School (NY) Varsity Starter
  • 2x 1st team All Greater Rochester Lacrosse League Defense
  • 2010 US Lacrosse Senior All Star Game
  • 2012-14 - LSM - St. John Fisher - NCAA D3

  • Starter/team Captain - Quince Orchard High School (MD)
  • 2x All Conference
  • 2nd team All Montgomery County
  • UC Davis Starting Defender
  • 2017 San Joaquin Conference Player of the Year - St. Mary's
  • 2018-19 - University of Utah - MCLA/NCAA D1
  • 4 year starter - Elk Grove
  • 2014 NCJLA All Star
  • 2015 - Belmont Abbey College - NCAA D2
  • 2016-19 - Arizona State University
  • 2020 - present - UC Davis Assistant Coach
  • Varsity Team Captain Aberdeen High School, MD (2013)
  • Offensive MVP & All County Aberdeen High School, MD (2012, 2013)
  • 4 year starting attack/midfield for United States Coast Guard Academy (2013-2017)
  • Captain at the United States Coast Guard Academy (2017)
  • Assistant Coach at The Citadel in Charleston, SC (2017-2018)
  • Two Year starter at Genesee Community College
  • Appeared in two final fours
  • 1st team all conference 2013
  • 3 year starter at Mercyhurst University
  • Appeared in two NCAA Semifinals


4 year Defenseman at Virginia Tech 

1999 USLIA All American Defenseman 

2 time SELC All Conference 

2009-2011 Head Coach Jesuit High School Varsity Lacrosse 

2009-2012 Head Coach Ryquin Boys High School Lacrosse


2005 High School Academic All American 

4 year starter – UC Santa Barbara 

2009 MCLA All American 

Assistant Coach Granite Bay High School


2 time all conference -Miramonte High School 

4 year starter at UC Davis 

2014 Academic All American 

2016 WCLL Player of the Year 

3 time WCLL All Conference 

All time leading at UC Davis


  • 4 time NCJLA Offensive MVP - Pleasant Grove
  • 2013-16 - UC Davis - NCAA D1
  • 2016 - UC Davis Team Captain
  • 2017 - Granite Bay High Woman's Head Coach


  • LSM Fairfield University 
  • Head Coach University of the Pacific 
  • 2005-2013Vice President – Western Collegiate Lacrosse League
  • President WCLL 2019 - present


  • 2 time US Lacrosse High School All American - Granite Bay
  • 4 year starter at Drexel - NCAA Division 1
  • 2 time Team Captain
  • 2017 - Colonial Athletic Association All Rookie Team
  • 9th all time in takeaways at Drexel


  • 2012-15 UC Davis Starting Goalie
  •  UC Davis All Time Saves leader 
  • 2018- present - Assistant Coach UC Davis


  • Texas Christian University - Faceoff Mid
  • University of Montana - Faceoff Mid
  • 2017 PNCLL Conference Champion
  • 2017/2019 MCLA National Tournament Appearance
  • 2018- 19 - University of Montana Assistant Coach 


  • 2012-14 - Folsom Varsity Head Coach
  • 2015-16 - Jesuit Head Coach
  • 2017 - UC Davis Assistant Coach
  • 2018-19 - Rio Americano Head Coach
  • 2021 Adrenaline All American - Granite Bay
  • 2021 - present - Siena College - NCAA D1
  • Four Year Club Highschool Varsity Starter Elk Grove Gladiators
  • NCJLA All Star 2013, 2014 
  • Member of one of the original ACES teams 
  • Four Year Starter Belmont Abbey College NCAA D2
  • Second Team All Conference 2017 
  • All American Honorable Mention 2017
  • Conference Carolinas Champion 2018 
  • Current Head Coach with Elk Grove Gladiators