SACRAMENTO ACES DIRECTOR

Franks Resetarits | Frank@EncoreBrand.com

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

COACHING STAFF

RYAN FRISCH

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

LORNE SILVERSTEIN

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

 

 



CLIFF HU

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

JOSH RODEN

  • 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

JARED STOWERS

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

TRISTAN HUDAK

  • 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

CAMERON RIDDELL
  • Starter/team Captain - Quince Orchard High School (MD)
  • 2x All Conference
  • 2nd team All Montgomery County
  • UC Davis Starting Defender
BOB HUMMEL
  • Sacramento State Starting Defender
  • 1996 WCLL Champion 
  • 2008-17 - Folsom Assistant Head Coach
  • 2018 - present - Vista Del Lago Assistant Coach
JORDAN FOX-FICK
  • 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

STEVE MCLAUGHLIN

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

JAMES GUZIK

2005 High School Academic All American 

4 year starter – UC Santa Barbara 

2009 MCLA All American 

Assistant Coach Granite Bay High School

CHASE HILDEBURN

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

JOE UVA

High School National Champion – West Genesee 

4 year starter at Springfield University 

2002 NCAA D3 All American Midfielder

MIKE GILLESPIE

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

KAMERON CIMINI

  • 2009-12 Bella Vista High School
  • 2-Year Varsity Starter/ Captain
  • 2013 Founder and President ARC Lacrosse Club
  • 2013 CJCLA All Star Game
  • 2014 Horizon (AZ) High School - JV Assistant Coach
  • 2020 - Present, Bella Vista High School - Head Coach

GEORGE VALENZUELA

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

WILLIAM WIDMER

  • 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 

STEPHEN ROYAL

  • 2012-14 - Folsom Varsity Head Coach
  • 2015-16 - Jesuit Head Coach
  • 2017 - UC Davis Assistant Coach
  • 2018-19 - Rio Americano Head Coach
WILL DUVAL
Will Duval

- 2014-16 - starting attack Granite Bay
- 2017-20 - Manhattanville University - NCAA D3
- 4 year starter
- 2017 Manhattanville Rookie Athlete of the Year
- 2019 team leader scorer
- 2x MAC player of the week