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Coaching Us to Victory

Motivators. Educators. Mentors.

Taking our teams comprised local WNY players to victory against multi-state All-Star teams is no easy feat and requires some of the most creative and experienced minds in the game. That is why Orange Crush Buffalo has some of the very best coaches in the area.

Coach Chris Macrides

Founder and 2025 Coach

Coach Chris an NCAA All American has been leading the 2025's for over 8 years. 

With over 30-years as Player / Coach starting at West Genesee HS winning the NYS Championship. Playing and graduating from Clarkson University and continued his passion for lacrosse 
by coaching many local teams, including Team Buffalo,GI Youth Lacrosse, GI Travel Coach and Orange Crush Buffalo.

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Coach Steve Steck

Defensive Coach

2x All-WNY defensemen at Grand Island and won Section VI championship. Played at Rutgers University and Canisius College while serving as team captain. Coached at many levels and clubs for last 26 years, most recently as the Grand Island HS Varsity coach in 2021.

Coach Ted Lee

Assistant Coach

Former Grand Island varsity coach 2014-2017. 2017 class C coach of the year and sectional championship. Coached and played internationally for Thailand and Taiwan national teams. Coached BLA travel. Coached and played at youth, HS, NCAA, club and international levels for 25+ years.

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Coach Chris Archibald

2026-2027 Head Coach

"Coach Arch" presided over the launch of Eden Lacrosse in 2006. In his tenure as head coach at Eden he has compiled 153 career varsity wins, 47 college bound lacrosse players, and 4 All-Americans.  Prior to Eden, Archabald graduated from Hamburg (‘95) and subsequently coached at Hamburg 1997-2005. Archabald has been developing high level players for over 25- years.

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Coach David Hill

2026 - 2027 Assistant Coach

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Coach Cole Milliron

2028/29 Head Coach

  • Head Coach University at Buffalo

  • Former HC Bishop Timon St. Jude

  • Former Canisius JV HC

  • Worked with number of numerous youth organizations such as Team23 and East Aurora Lacrosse Association

  • 201 Section VI senior all-star

  • 2015 All WNY honorable mention

Coach Chris Macrides

Founder and 2025 Coach

Coach Chris an NCAA All American has been leading the 2025's for over 8 years. 

With over 30-years as Player / Coach starting at West Genesee HS winning the NYS Championship. Playing and graduating from Clarkson University and continued his passion for lacrosse 
by coaching many local teams, including Team Buffalo,GI Youth Lacrosse, GI Travel Coach and Orange Crush Buffalo.

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Coach Jonah Kann

2025 Assistant Coach

  •  A Northport High School graduate and assistant captain for state championship team in hockey 

  • University at Buffalo Men’s Lacrosse team 2 year captain and member 

  • Played and coached for Israel Lacrosse

  • Coach multiple travel and high school teams in the area including Canisius, Williamsville North, and presently the JV coach for Lancaster High School

  • Co-president for the Lancaster Lacrosse Club

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