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Renegades Coaching Staff

Michael Haight - Founder/Director

Coach Haight

Michael Haight is the current Head Coach at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, MD. Haight has guided the Falcons to 9 out 10 WCAC titles and national rankings in four of the past five seasons. His career record is 187-50-3. Good Counsel is the only team in Montgomery County history to finish in the laxpower.com final national rankings.

In each of the past eight GC seasons the team finished in the Washington Post's "Top 10" and was recently recognized as one of the most dominant lacrosse program in the country over the past four years by Inside Lacrosse. Good Counsel has won 101 out of 102 WCAC games dating back to 2004. For the past six years Coach Haight has been honored with the distincition of being a National Tournament Team Coach and Selector for the Mid-Atlantic region.

Throughout his eleven year run at Good Counsel High School, Coach Haight has accumulated 20 "Coach of the Year Awards", including the All-Met Coach of the Year in 2010 when his team finished #1 in the Washington Post and #6 Nationally. In 2011, the Falcons were 19-2, Top 10 in all major polls, Laxpower.com (#6), CBS sports (#7), ESPN (#6) and NJ Bill (#5), Good Counsel has been wire to wire #1 in the Washington Post in both the 2010 and 2011 seasons.  Haight encourages players to challenge themselves academically, physically, and emotionally while completing their high school education.

Kara Phoubandith - Director/Renegades 2024

Kara Phoubandith is the Director of Renegades LC and Head Coach of the 2024 Renegades team. She is also the current Assistant Coach at Shenandoah University (DIII) in Winchester, VA.

 

In 2019, after winning the National Girls Lacrosse League, National Championship (B) title, Phoubandith was recognized as a “Best Coach in Club” by US Club Lacrosse. Previously, she coached the 2024 group to two Regional NGLL titles.

 

Prior to Shenandoah, Coach Kara spent time as the Head Coach at Saint John's Catholic Prep (Buckeystown, MD) and mentored 5 IAAM All-Conference honorees, the most selections of any team. In 2020, Phoubandith spent time as an Assistant Coach at  nearby DIII, Goucher College.

As a 2019 Hood College graduate, Phoubandith made the MAC Conference spring honor roll in each of her years as a student-athlete. She managed 31 points in 8 games as a Women's Lacrosse Blazer before a season ending injury in her Freshman year. Just seven months from ACL surgery, Phoubandith notched MAC All-Conference selection. She led her team in both goals (40) and points (48) in her sophomore campaign. She served as captain of the Women's Lacrosse team for two years. In just three seasons due to injury, she ended as the program's all-time career points leader (172).

 

Phoubandith graduated from Tuscarora High School where she played lacrosse all four years and served as Varsity Captain her senior year. She played her club lacrosse career with the Frederick Stars Lacrosse Club, winning multiple championships.

Brooke Wilson - Renegades 2024

Brooke Wilson hails from Frederick, Maryland and graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.A. in Healthcare Studies. As a 4 year student-athlete for Richmond Women's Lacrosse, she earned 1st and 2nd team honors, was 3 year nominee for the A-10 All-Tournament team, and in her senior year was a member of the IWLCA All -Star Team and received UR's Spider of the Year award.

Brooke is in her 4th year as the head coach for Linganore High School in MD and her 1st year assistant coaching Colombia Women’s National team. Brooke is a 2019 graduate of University of Chichester’s Women’s Sports Leadership Academy (WSLA) and works as the Communications and Development Director for the international youth-development nonprofit, Lacrosse the Nations (LtN). Prior to her joining LtN's U.S. staff, Brooke spent a year working as a Program Director in Managua, Nicaragua. There, Brooke handled LtN's on-site communications, coach training and began LtN’s first all-female lacrosse program. In her free time, Brooke enjoys adventuring outdoors, yoga, and travel.

Joe Amick - Renegades 2024

FON MUTTAMARA - RENEGADES 2025

Fon Muttamara is the Head Coach of the Renegades 2025 team. She was on the inaugural girls lacrosse team at Watkins Mill High School when Montgomery County started the girls lacrosse program. She finished out her time on the field at the powerhouse, University of Maryland where she played Goalie.  She began coaching during grad school for the Triangle Area Lacrosse League in Durham, NC, and then went on to coach for Bethesda Lacrosse Club (BLC) and most recently with Hero's Tournament Lacrosse Club.  She brings collegiate coaching experience through several season with Hood College Women's Lacrosse and is currently a Varsity Assistant Coach at Saint John's Catholic Prep (Buckeystown, MD).

Taylor Sindall - Renegades 2025

Sindall, who arrives at FSU from Bucknell University, inherits a Frostburg program that opened the 2020 season at 2-2 overall and was picked to win the Mountain East Conference in the Bobcats’ first year at NCAA Division II. She was name the MEC Coach of the Year in the 2022 season.
 
Sindall served as the top assistant at Bucknell in 2019-20 and helped the Bison to a 3-5 overall record prior to the season being cut short. Bucknell opened the season with wins over Sacred Heart and Binghamton and was picked to finish ninth in the Patriot League.
 
She served as the Bison recruiting coordinator, was responsible for all on-campus clinics and the marketing efforts involved and oversaw all team equipment.
 
Sindall also worked as the second assistant coach at Bucknell for the 2019 season, helping three student-athletes to All-Patriot League athletic and academic honors.
 
Sindall was the associate head coach for NCAA Division III Goucher College for two seasons following a standout playing career for DII Limestone.
 
She directed the offensive, defensive and draw strategies while at Goucher. She also developed and executed the Gopher strength & conditioning program, assisted with player development and evaluated student-athletes throughout the recruiting process. Three players earned All-Landmark Conference honors during her time at Goucher.
 
Sindall coached for the Elite Lacrosse Club and spent three years with the Frederick Star Lacrosse Club. She served as the director for the Ground Control Lacrosse Club and was a coaching/management intern for the Baltimore Ride.
 
She earned her master’s degree in education while working at Goucher and she graduated summa cum laude with her bachelor’s degree in physical education/strength & conditioning from Limestone in May 2016.
 
She was a three-year starter and four-year letter winner for the nationally-ranked Limestone program from 2012-2016. She helped the Saints to four regular season Conference Carolinas Championships, three tournament championships, including an NCAA Division II National Runner-Up finish in 2013 and Quarterfinalist in 2014.
 
A two-time First Team All-CC selection, Sindall capped her senior season with numerous honors that include, Second Team All-South Region, Third Team All-American and an NCAA Woman of the Year nomination. She was also voted team captain in 2016.
 
In the classroom, she named the Limestone College and Conference Carolinas Spring Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2016 and she was named to the CC academic honor roll in 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Brooke Hunley - Renegades 2026

Brooke Hunley is the current Renegades 2026 Head Coach and Head Lacrosse Coach at Wilson College. Coach Hunley spent 4 seasons with the Shepherd Rams (DII) prior to her leading role. Hunley helped lead the Rams to two MEC championships and has coached many standout players working primarily with the offense. 

Prior to coaching, Brooke Hunley played lacrosse for 4 years at Shepherd University. In those four years, Hunley helped lead the team to 3 MEC Championships where she claimed two Championship rings. She also received first team All-MEC honors and ALL-MEC tournament team. Hunley was a captain and an offensive leader for the Rams. She ended her career with 94 goals and 112 points.

Hunley graduated from Linganore High School where she played varsity lacrosse for three years.  She also played her club lacrosse career at Rebels!

Nikki Lunn - Renegades 2026

Nikki Lunn is the Associate Head Coach for the 2026 Renegades team. Nikki is a Hood College Graduate ('20) where she played 3 years of collegiate lacrosse as a defender. During her junior season, Nikki was named captain and she earned Second Team All Conference MAC Honors. In addition, throughout her career she earned MAC Commonwealth Defensive Player of the Week honors twice and was placed on the Spring MAC Sportsmanship Team. Nikki led her team in ground balls totaling 150 for her career, and she holds the school record for career caused turnovers with 68. 

 

Nikki began her lacrosse career when she was in the 2nd grade. Nikki graduated from Tuscarora High School where she played varsity lacrosse and field hockey. Outside of lacrosse, Nikki teaches 1st grade for Loudoun County Public Schools (VA).

MOLLY FRAZIER - RENEGADES 2027

Molly Frazier is joins Renegades LC as the Associate Head Coach of the 2027 team in the 2022-2023 season. A former assistant coach at Division I Monmouth, and Head Coach at Division III Hood College, Molly brings a wealth of experience coaching at the highest level. She was previously the Hood College athletic department's Title IX coordinator and currently serves as the Associate Athletic Director at Saint John's Catholic Prep (Buckeystown, MD). She rejoins Renegades after previously serving in coaching roles on the 2020 team and serving as a former Director for the club.

The Blazers showed immediate improvement under their first-year head coach in 2016. Hood set a school record with 38 free position goals and the team's 147 goals were the second highest single season total in school history. The 37-goal improvement over the previous season was fueled by a school-record 45 goals by Jade Locklear. She also set school records for points (55) and draw controls (84). She was joined on the All-Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth team by Lauren Couch. Eight players were named to the MAC Academic Honor Roll for their performance in the classroom.

Frazier, a 2011 graduate of Monmouth, joined the Hawks coaching staff after finishing her playing career. She helped guide a 2013 team that produced both the Northeast Conference's Player and Rookie of the Year. Frazier worked primarily with the Hawks' attack, helping with scouting opponents and film breakdown.

Frazier has served as the program director for girl's lacrosse for Next Level Lacrosse in Bethesda, Md. since July 2014.

As a player, she was a two-year captain and participated on the 2010 USAC Stars U-19 team. Frazier's fifth-year season was cut short in 2012 after suffering a knee injury just four games into the year. Frazier was a prolific midfielder for the Hawks, starting in 58 career contests. The Kennett Square, Pa. native scored 75 goals and assisted on 32 others for 107 points, including a junior campaign in which she registered at least a point in every game.

Frazier received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Monmouth in 2011 in applied communication with a minor in sports communication. Upon graduation, she began working on her master's degree in corporate and public communication.

Mike Walters - Renegades 2027

Sam Nolan - Renegades 2027

Coach Nolan rounded out a five-year playing career at UMBC in 2017 before joining the La Salle coaching staff for the 2018 campaign. In summer of 2018 she moved home to Maryland and accepted the assistant coaching position at Mount St. Mary’s University. She is going into her third season with the Mountaineers.

Coach Nolan working directly with the offensive unit at Mount St. Mary’s. She helped assist the Mountaineers to a historic season in 2019, which included setting a new program record with 16 victories and a program-best 13-game win streak. The Mount posted a perfect NEC record for the third time in program history en route to claiming its fourth NEC Regular Season Title. During the 2019 season the Mount was ranked 20th on the offensive end with 14.11 goals per contest.

A two-year team captain at UMBC, registered 117 goals, 73 assists and 190 points during her time with the Retrievers. The Fallston, Maryland native finished her career as the program's all-time leader in assists and ranks third in career points. 

The attacker was named First Team All-America East in each of her final two years at UMBC, combining for 83 goals, 54 assists and 137 points in the pair of seasons. During her senior campaign, she tallied career highs in all three scoring categories and led her squad to an 11-6 overall record and a semifinal appearance in the America East Playoffs. 

Coach Nolan graduated from UMBC in 2016 with a degree in Sociology. After registering a season ending injury in 2014, she was granted a 5th year and went back to play and earn another degree in Media and Communications. She will earn her masters in Sport Management from Mount St. Mary’s in December 2020.

AMANDA ZAYKOSKI - RENEGADES 2028

Amanda Zaykoski is the current Renegades 2028 Head Coach. Amanda is a Stevenson University graduate (’19) where she played 4 years of collegiate lacrosse as a defensive box midfielder and draw specialist. During her collegiate career she tallied 22 caused turnovers, 14 draw controls, 39 ground balls and 2 points (yes, defenders can score too!). Amanda helped lead her team to the MAC commonwealth championship in 2016, 2018 and 2019. In addition, throughout her collegiate career she earned herself a spot on the MAC Commonwealth Academic Honor Roll and Dean’s list honors all four years.

Amanda began her lacrosse career when she was in the 3rd grade. Amanda graduated from South Carroll High School where she played varsity lacrosse and ran track and field. Outside of lacrosse, Amanda is a pediatric physical therapist assistant in Frederick, MD. In her free time, Amanda enjoys running, traveling, and volunteering for Special Olympics Young Athletes Program.

PAIGE COLVIN - RENEGADES 2028

Paige Colvin will be joining Amanda as an assistant coach for the 2028s. Paige graduated this year from Shenandoah University where she played 4 years for the lacrosse team as a low defender. During her career she accumulated 24  groundballs, 25 caused turnovers and 1 draw control. While playing, Paige and the hornets went to the semifinals of the ODAC championship all 4 years. Paige also made Academic All ODAC, All Tournament team, Deans List, and Athletic Directors honor roll list. Paige was involved with Student Athlete Advisory Committee, SGA, The Hidden Opponent, and the Racial Equity Diversity Team during her time at Shenandoah University. 

Paige has played lacrosse since she was in the 5th grade, and played at South Carroll Highschool with Coach Amanda as well. 

LILY FUNKE - RENEGADES 2028

David Doy - Renegades 2029 Green

Frank Fish - Renegades 2029 Green

Frank played for Catawba College in North Carolina from 2001-2004 where he was a 4 year starter and two year captain of the men's lacrosse team.  During his time at Catawba, he was named twice to the All Deep South Tournament Team as well as ranking 2nd for most career saves in program history.  He is presently ranked 6th in the nation for career saves in D2 mens lacrosse.  Prior to Catawba, Frank played for Damascus High School where he helped lead the team to an undefeated senior season as well as the state semi-finals in 2001.

Following college, he returned to Damascus to coach the high school boys lacrosse team from 2010-2015 first as Head JV, then Head Varsity coach.  Most recently, he has coached various teams for CRMC and is currently assistant coach for Renegades 2029 Green team.

 

OLIVIA SCHWIEGERATH - RENEGADES 2029 BLUE

Olivia Schwiegerath is the Head Coach of the 2029 Blue team. She attended UMBC where she played lacrosse and majored in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. She graduated the summer of 2021! She is currently working as a special ed teacher while also working towards her Master of Arts in Elementary Education and Special Education at Mount St. Mary’s. 

Olivia is a Frederick County native. She attended Oakdale high school where she played varsity lacrosse all 4 years. Both junior and senior year she was captain of the lacrosse team. She was named Frederick County defensive player of the year senior year while also making All-County first team her junior and senior year. She also was an Academic All-American both junior and senior year. Olivia played club lacrosse with Rebels Lacrosse under coach Mike Haight. 

Chris Harshman - Renegades 2029 BLUE

Cassidy O'Neill - Renegades 2030

Cassidy ONeill is the Head Coach of the 2030 Renegades team. She is a current senior at Hood college where she studies Elementary/Special Education and plays for both the Women's Lacrosse and Soccer teams. As a midfielder on the Women's Lacrosse team, she has gained 78 points in 39 games over the past three years. She served as a captain her junior year and will continue in that role through her senior year. She has made the MAC Conference Honor roll for both her fall and spring seasons in each year. ONeill graduated from Boonsboro High in 2017 where she played lacrosse all 4 years, 3 on varsity. She found herself in goal for her Sophomore and Junior years earning conference accolades for both years and served as Varsity Captain for her senior year. 

Debi Haba - RENEGADES 2030

Debi Haba is the Assistant Coach for the Renegades 2030 team. She is a NASM certified personal trainer, nutrition coach, and retired Montgomery County Police Detective Sergeant.  She lives with her husband & their three dogs in Frederick County. Debi owns a personal training and nutrition coaching business and is the Junior Varsity Head Coach for field hockey and girls lacrosse at Poolesville High School in Montgomery County, Maryland. She is also a volunteer girl’s lacrosse coach for the Middletown Valley Athletic Association (MVAA) 5th/6th grade girls lacrosse recreation team.

Debi played DI field hockey in college at the University of Maryland. She fell in love with the sport of lacrosse after coaching youth girls lacrosse teams post-collegiately. The drive to continue learning and coaching the sport is what led her to Renegades Lacrosse! 

Debi’s  favorite things are family, friends, fitness, CrossFit, dogs, and coaching! 

MACKENZIE DEMAIO - RENEGADES 2030

Mackenzie Demaio is an Assistant Coach for Renegades 2030. Demaio, a Boston native moved to San Diego, CA where she continued to develop her love for lacrosse. After another relocation to Maryland, she continued her studies as an Elementary Education major with a dual certification in Special Education and minoring in Psychology at Hood College. She is currently a Junior Captain for the Women's Lacrosse team playing Midfield. Demaio led the conference in caused turnovers in the 2021-2022 season. Her future plans include starting her teaching career in Frederick County and Coaching. 

ELIZABETH TYLER - RENEGADES 31/32

Elizabeth recently graduated from Shepherd University where she played 4 years of lacrosse as a defender for the Rams and Majored in Exercise Science with a minor in Coaching. Before going to college she played varsity lacrosse for Loudoun County High school in Virginia and was a member of the 2018 Renegades team where she played for coach Naylor. 

SIDNEY KELLY - RENEGADES 2031/32

Sidney recently graduated from Shepherd University (DII) where she was an attack starter for 5 years on the women’s lacrosse team. Sidney completed her undergraduate degree in Sociology/ Criminal Justice and just completed her Master of Business. 

During her time as a Shepherd Ram she managed 113 goals and 75 assists totaling 188 points, IWLCA Division II Academic Honor Roll, All MEC Second Team, and was a captain of the Women’s Lacrosse team for 3 years. 

Prior to Shepherd University, Sidney graduated from South Hagerstown High School where she played varsity lacrosse, soccer, and was on the track and field team. She also played her club years on the Renegades 2017 team. 

Carly Tolino - Goalie Coach

Carly played lacrosse at University of Maryland Baltimore County from 2015-2019. Over the course of her career UMBC has made 3 out of 4 appearances in the America East tournament. In her senior season she earned a nominee for the America East Fans Choice Player of the Year. Was named America East Defensive Player of the Week three times.  Earned second team honors by making 162 saves with a .472 saves percentage. Made 10+ saves in 10 games this season, including a career-high 17 against American in the season opener. Was ranked first among America East goalkeepers in saves percentage, fourth in goals against average (11.67), and third in saves per game (9.53). Ranked in the top 30 in the NCAA in saves percentage (27th) and saves per game (26th) while ranking 24th in total saves. A two-sport varsity athlete at Middletown High School. Earned US Lacrosse Maryland All-American honors and US Lacrosse Academic All-American as a senior.  Named Defensive Player of the Year by the Frederick News-Post as a junior and senior  finishing senior year with a save percentage a .52 and a goals-against average of 7.1.

KOBY MCMAHON - GOALIE COACH

Koby McMahon begins his first year as a Renegades Goalie Coach in the 2022-2023 season. Koby is entering the 2022 season in his third year as an Assistant Coach for the Hood College Men’s Lacrosse program. McMahon is currently the Defensive Coordinator, working closely with that unit and the goalies. In his three seasons with the Blazers, McMahon has been involved in all aspects of the program, including recruiting, scouting, practice planning, and player development.
 
In 2021, the Blazers finished with a 4-5 record. In another shortened season, this team accomplished a lot of firsts, attaining the highest conference winning percentage and highest conference playoff seeding in program history in the MAC Commonwealth. The man-down unit stopped opponents at a rate of 75%. In 9 games, the goalie unit made 141 total saves and compiled a 57.8% save percentage.
 
Prior to his arrival at Hood College, McMahon was a four-year goalie for the Ferrum College Men’s Lacrosse program from 2016-2019. During his time there, he started 48 games for the Panthers. He is the all-time leader in career wins, saves, and ground balls for the program. In 2018, the Panthers finished seventh in the country in clearing percentage (89%) and fourth in the country in man-down percentage (85%) in all of DIII. McMahon also made the SEILC All-Conference and All-Tournament Teams in 2016 while helping lead his team to the SEILC Championship that year.
 
McMahon is currently pursuing his Master of Business Administration at Hood College. McMahon graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology from Ferrum College in 2019. He also graduated from St. Mary’s Annapolis in 2015. A native of Annapolis, MD, McMahon currently resides in Frederick, MD.