JFKS Lacrosse

About our Team

Head Coach

Clark Banach – has substantial experience coaching for a wide range of teams in Germany, Poland and the US. He has coached Womens teams for our club, as well as leading our coaching training program, coordination with league and other partners, in addition to many other initiatives for developing camps, tournaments and fundraising.

U17 Girls Coach

Hannah Baildon – has extensive experience playing club lacrosse at competitive levels in Germany. She currently plays for the Senior Team at BLAX. She is the head coach of the girls program at JFKS

U17 Boys Coaches

Johannes Pfundt – has extensive experience playing club lacrosse at competitive levels in Germany. He is an offensive player with a great shot. He is the head coach of the boys program at JFKS.
Liron Toren – is a defensive player for BLAX in Berlin. He is the assistant coach of the boys program at JFKS.

Emeritus Coaches

Michael Block – has played club lacrosse in college and coached the boys teams at our club. His children play for the club and he is active in the board.
Shana Kennedy-Salchow – has played college level lacrosse and founded . Her children play at the club and she is active in the board.
John Mask – has played NCAA lacrosse for the USMA and competitively for various clubs in Germany. John has coached for the German Mens National Lacrosse team and is currently coaching for the Scottish National Team.

Advisor

Matt Baildon – teaches Ethics and Sport at the John F. Kennedy School in Berlin. He is the founder of our club and has extensive experience coaching lacrosse. Matt acts a liaison between our club and the John F. Kennedy School and provides advice for school partnerships and a teaching curriculum for lacrosse.