Meet Our Team of Lacrosse Advisors

Chad Hadlock

College Lacrosse Advisor

Chad Hadlock
Chad Hadlock is originally from Upstate New York, where he grew up playing football, basketball, baseball, and lacrosse competitively. He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, and played four years on varsity under legendary coach Jack Emmer. During his four seasons at Army, Chad became just the 16th member of the 100-point club for career scoring in program history and was a multiple time All-Patriot League selection at attack.

After graduation, Chad served over 6 years as an aviation officer in the United States Army, where he taught tactics, leadership, and trained survival skills for the branch's newest officers. As an entrepreneur, consultant, and frequent business traveller, he was away from the people and the game he loved for a few years, so he moved to San Diego in 2012 and has enjoyed every day since.

Chad is the current Varsity Head Coach for lacrosse at Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego. He also coaches with 3d Lacrosse at training events and serves as the Head Coach of the SoCal Select 2016-17 team. He is motivated by the potential of focused and dedicated young student-athletes. Chad is passionate about helping families and enjoys making a positive impact in their lives.

Coaching & Athletic Achievements:
  • Empire State Games selection
  • HS All-American in lacrosse 1994
  • Played four years of Division I lacrosse, 1995-98
  • All-Patriot League '97,'98
  • Army 100-point Club member
  • Varsity Head Coach, Cathedral Catholic High School, San Diego
  • Founder / Director of Mission Lacrosse Club, Adrenaline Elite coach
  • Previously coached with 3d, LaxWest, Trilogy Lacrosse, Savannah Lacrosse Club

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Jim Fritz

College Lacrosse Advisor

Jim Fritz
Jim Fritz is originally from New Jersey, where he played his collegiate lacrosse at Montclair State and was recently inducted into the Montclair State Lacrosse Hall of Fame. While in NJ, he helped grow the game. He started the program at Chatham HS and Bloomfield College, as well as the Belmar Summer League and the War at the Shore Tournament. He also spent a year in England working with the English Lacrosse Union as part of their development program.

He then left for North Carolina to take over and rebuild the Pfeiffer lacrosse program into a national power. He is currently in the Pfeiffer Athletics Hall of Fame. After 12 seasons at Pfeiffer, he left to start the Queens Lacrosse program. In a short time, he built the Queens Program into one of the best in D-II. He has led his teams to 6 Conference Championship appearances, 6 Regular Season Championships, and 1 NCAA Playoff appearance.

He currently lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife and daughter and coaches for the Carolina Miners Club team and runs Jim Fritz’s Winning Edge Lacrosse.

During his coaching career he has been recognized by US Lacrosse with over 200 wins. He also holds the record for wins in the Deep South Conference, Pfeiffer, and Queens. He is also in the top 10 for wins and winning % in D-II.

He has always been a big believer in growing the game. 9 of his former assistants have gone on to coach in D-I, including one who coached his national team to a Gold Medal for Team Canada. He also sent 6 players to play overseas in different Development programs, hosted the English World Team for training camp.

Coaching & Athletic Achievements:
  • 6-time coach of the year
  • Twice selected to coach in the D-I / D – II North South Game
  • Former Member of the NCAA Championship Committee and helped vote the NCAA Championships into NFL Stadiums
  • Chairman NCAA D-II All American Committee
  • USILA Rankings Committee
  • NCAA RAC Committee
  • 2 Time National Coaches Convention Speaker
  • US Lacrosse Executive Committee
  • Coached 35 All-Americans
  • Coached 106 All-Conference Selections
  • Coached 7 Academic All-Americans
  • Coached 1 Conference Student-Athlete of the Year
  • Coached 42 All-Tournament Picks
  • Coached 3Tournament MVP's
  • Coached 5 that have gone on to play for their respective national team.
  • Coached 4 players drafted to play professionally.
  • Coached 5 Conference Players of the Year
  • Coached 11 North South Selections
  • Coached # 1 number EMO in the country
  • Coached 4 NCAA Statistical leaders
  • Coached the All-Time leading scorer at Pfeiffer and Queens
  • 4 former players are in their respective Hall of Fames

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Trevor Brown

College Lacrosse Advisor

Trevor Brown “CP”

Trevor Brown joins SportsForce as a New England native, with a recent degree from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Having grown up in Rhode Island, but attending high school in Connecticut, Trevor graduated from the Salisbury School in 2008 where he was a multi-sport athlete. He participated on the football, track, and captained the lacrosse teams while at the Salisbury School. He considered playing both football and lacrosse at the DIII, but ultimately chose to play lacrosse at the DI level. He was a midfielder on the Johns Hopkins lacrosse team from 2009 until 2012, but having missed one season due to injury. He helped the Blue Jays to four straight playoff appearances, including three quarterfinal appearances (2009, 2011, 2012).

Trevor now lives in Southern California where he currently serves as an assistant coach for the USC Men's Lacrosse Team. Trevor's passion for sports, especially for lacrosse, coupled with his experience as collegiate scholar-athlete and coach, has inspired him to become more involved with athletes and more so, their transition into college athletics.

Athletic Achievements:

  • Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse
  • Also played four years of football, two years of track and one year of squash
  • Helped lacrosse team to a four-year record of 44-14 with three conference championships
  • Two-time First Team All-SENE
  • First team all-state selection as a sophomore
  • Totaled 200+ points during his career
  • Played wide receiver and safety in football and helped team to a conference championship in 2004 & 2006. Cowan Hard Hammer Award Winner, given to the individual who demonstrated the highest level of competiveness, mental and physical toughness, work-ethic and never quit attitude on the 2012 Johns Hopkins University Lacrosse Team

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Andrea Ervay

College Lacrosse Advisor

Andrea Ervay
Originally from Upstate New York, Andrea moved to San Diego from the East Coast a little over seven years ago. Playing every sport growing up kept Andrea well-rounded; however, it was lacrosse where she found her true love. A starter her freshman year on Varsity lacrosse, Andrea aided her team to the State Championship for four consecutive years. Being involved with many extracurricular activities, Andrea was the president of Key Club three years, treasurer of her senior class, and parliamentarian of the student council. She also coached younger kids at the local YMCA in gymnastics, was an ice skating instructor, and worked summers for Parks and Recreation. Growing up, Andrea also played volleyball, basketball, ran track, and was on the swimming & diving team; however, it was lacrosse where she found her passion.

In college, Andrea not only continued her love for athletics by playing lacrosse, but also wrote for various publications, was on several committees, secretary of Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society, and started substitute teaching when she was 19. Ready to "start her life," Andrea graduated a year early from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional & Technical Communication. In 2004, she moved south where she started working with the first of four start-up companies.

Since moving to San Diego in 2008, Andrea has had the opportunity to coach beginner youths to elite high school players, and since Fall of 2011 she has been the Head Coach at UCSD. In addition to coaching all levels of lacrosse, Andrea also loves playing for the post-collegiate San Diego Club team. As much as she has experienced over the years, she’s realized her true passion lies in teaching, coaching, and mentoring kids!

  • Played at Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Head Women's Lacrosse Coach, UC San Diego
  • 2014 WWLL Coach of the Year
  • Executive Director, Scripps Ranch Lacrosse Association

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Katie Williams

College Lacrosse Advisor

Katie Williams
Katie is originally from central Virginia and started playing lacrosse at the age of nine. Her parents strived to keep her well-rounded throughout her childhood, so she also participated in multiple sports, choirs, bands, various community service projects and mission trips, in addition to her rigorous academic schedule. After making varsity as an 8th grader, Katie discovered that her true passion was lacrosse.

She ended her high school career as a 5-year varsity member and starter, was selected as an All-Conference and All-State 1st team member, and in her junior year was selected to be a member of the 2009 Virginia chapter of the National Team. In her senior year, Katie signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 lacrosse at Long Island University Brooklyn on a full scholarship. Upon the conclusion of her freshman season, she was selected as a member of the Rookie of the Year Conference Team.

After her sophomore year, Katie transferred to the University of Mary Washington where she finished out her college lacrosse career. She was selected as an All-Conference and All-Region player as Mary Washington finished in the top 20 for Division III.

Since her graduation in 2014, Katie moved to San Diego and has taken on the role as Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach at UCSD, under Head Coach Andrea Ervay, were she has discovered a true love for coaching. Katie also works closely with Andrea as the Women’s College Lacrosse Recruiting Advisor at SportsForce, helping to advise high school athletes who have the desire to play at the collegiate lacrosse. Officially partnering together, Katie and Andrea are excited to launch TEAM Lacrosse Academy to aid in the development of female lacrosse players of any age and skill set. Their mission is to mentor female student-athletes to help them become the best overall versions of themselves both on and off the field.

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