CityLax Stories


Meet Amira Ashfaq

“Because of CityLax, I came out of my shell and gained confidence.”

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Moner Mosa: #17

Coach Moner, now a graduate of Hofstra University’s business school and an Advanced Analytics Recruiter at Elliott Browne International, was once a CityLax athlete himself.

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Meet Nick Norman

“Because of CityLax, I’ve had a lot of educational opportunities open.”

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Chelsea Ruebling, CityLax Coach

Chelsea Ruebling has been playing lacrosse so long she claims she learned how to cradle before she could walk. She knows firsthand the important balance of fun and working hard to develop skills, and puts a great deal of focus on developing her players’ skills so that they can grow their passion for lacrosse.

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Rhea Lyons, CityLax Coach

Rhea Lyons, a midfield player from Littleton, Colorado, is the site captain and head coach of the Brooklyn CityLax Winter Clinics at James Madison High School.

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Mia Ibrahim, Volunteer CityLax Coach

A true teacher, Mia started teaching clarinet lessons out of her garage in high school to the local neighborhood kids, and now balances her time between helping students learn how to play musical instruments in the classroom and coaching NYC girls in the game of lacrosse outside on the field.