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Ryan Horanburg, National FCA Lacrosse Director

Ryan, a native of Northern Virginia, formerly worked at Booz Allen Hamilton at corporate headquarters in McLean, Virginia as an associate focusing in the areas of strategic management, information technology, leadership and finance.

A 2000 graduate of Messiah College in Pennsylvania, Ryan earned a B.S. in Business Information Systems with a minor in International Business.  Ryan played lacrosse at Messiah College and Centreville High School, and has been involved with the lacrosse community for many years.

Ryan, his wife Kate, and their sons Ryan Jr., Rory and Riley currently live in Owings Mills, MD.

Email Ryan: rhoranburg@fca.org

Brian Kelly, FCA Maryland Lacrosse Director

Brian is currently the Head Men's Lacrosse Coach at Goucher College. A Baltimore, Maryland native, Kelly played high school lacrosse at Towson High School before playing collegiately at CCBC Essex and then at perennial national powerhouse Johns Hopkins. A midfielder, Kelly was a second-team NJCAA All-American with the Knights in 1991, helping lead CCBC Essex to a NJCAA national championship that year. At Johns Hopkins, the Blue Jays reached the NCAA semifinals in each of his final two seasons at the school (1992 and 1993). Kelly was named an honorable mention All-American midfielder by the USILA in 1993, and he was also the recipient of the Turnbull-Reynolds Award which is given to a player who displays outstanding character and leadership. Brian was recently inducted into the NJCAA Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2015.

Email Brian: bkelly@fca.org

Dan Mulford, FCA Maryland Lacrosse Operations Director

A native of Baltimore, Dan is a 2005 graduate of Calvert Hall High School. Currently the defensive coordinator for Calvert Hall, Dan joined the Cardinal coaching staff after being a high school head coach in Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to his high school coaching, Dan was a Division I assistant at his Alma-Mater, Robert Morris University. He held the defensive coordinator position for 3 years. Dan graduated from Robert Morris in 2009, where he was a 4 year starting defensemen and 3 year captain. During his time at RMU, Dan helped lead the program to a national rank of #18 within Division I Lacrosse. 

Dan and his wife, Allie, currently reside in Towson, MD. 

Email Dan: mulford.daniel@gmail.com

Matt Emerson, Ministry Coordinator, FCA Maryland Lacrosse

Matt joined the FCA Lacrosse staff in 2014 after serving as the FCA Colorado Lacrosse Director for a year. He has been involved with FCA since 2011 when he participated in the Fellows Program. Prior to serving on staff with FCA, Matt attended Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA where he graduated in 2013 with a degree in Christian Ministries. Matt played lacrosse for four years at Messiah as a midfielder. He was named Captain his senior year and was awarded All-Conference honors as a face-off specialist in 2012. Matt grew up in Olney, MD and went to Sherwood High School, graduating in 2009. Matt has a passion for the sport of lacrosse and using it as a platform to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ to both athletes and coaches.

Matt and his wife Cecilia currently reside in Towson, MD.

Email Matt: memerson@fca.org

Riley DeSmit, Ministry Coordinator, FCA Maryland Lacrosse

Riley joined the FCA Lacrosse family in 2017 after serving as a coach, huddle leader, and Summer Staff with FCA Lacrosse from 2015-2017.  A Baltimore native and graduate from Gilman School in 2013, he was a captain of the Soccer, Basketball, and Lacrosse teams earning a MIAA Championship in all three over his high school career. Then going on to attended Johns Hopkins for four years coming in as an offensive midfielder and leaving as a defenseman, playing everything in between. At Johns Hopkins, Riley won the inaugural Big 10 Championship and reached the NCAA semifinals in his sophomore year. Riley graduated from Johns Hopkins with a Degree in Economics and minors in both Marketing & Management and Entrepreneurship & Management in the spring of 2017. Riley has a passion for combining the three things he is passionate about, his faith, fellowship and the sport of lacrosse and use it as a platform to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the lacrosse community.

Riley currently resides in the comfort of his childhood home in Towson, MD. 

Email Riley: rdesmit@fca.org

Candace Marshall, FCA Maryland Lacrosse Administrative Assitant

Email Candace: cmarshall@fca.org