2017 Summer Teams are being formed for classes 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018.


An abbreviated schedule will be held for U10 Players (3rd/4th Grade).

Are you a new player that would like to join the Sacramento ACES, but cannot attend the August Tryout session?  Please click the link below to fill out the brief player questionnaire and we will contact you directly regarding an assessment:

2017 Summer Schedule

Training Camp:
Sat/Sun, June 3rd-4th, 2017.  9am-2pm
@ Phoenix Park, Fair Oaks


Practices:Weekly practices run Tuesdays/Thursdays from June 6th – July 18th


Location: Phoenix Park, Fair Oaks


Times: 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021:  4pm-6pm.  High School: 6pm-8pm



Grapevine Classic, June 10th-11th (Petaluma, CA):  u12, u14, All High School

Battle of the Bay, June 24th-25th (San Francisco, CA):  u10, u12, u14, All High School

West Coast Showcase, July 15th-16th (Morgan Hill, CA):  u10, u12, u14

Tinseltown Throwdown, July 21st-23rd (Irvine):  2020/2019

ACES Club Day, July 22nd:  U12, U14

Lake Tahoe Lacrosse Tournament, July 28th-30th (Lake Tahoe):  HS Elite, HS Impact

*Pinnacle ACES Teams will be formed for recruiting tournaments for 2019, and 2018 classes.  See Pinnacle tab above for more information on recruiting events and team tryouts.

**U10 plays in Battle of the Bay and West Coast Showcase tournaments.

2017 Summer Teams are being formed for classes 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018.

An abbreviated schedule is also available for U10 players (3rd/4th grade).

Are you interested in playing with the Sacramento ACES, but were not able to attend the January Tryout?  Sign up below, and we will contact you to schedule an assessment.

About Pinnacle ACES

The Pinnacle ACES are comprised of ACES high school players throughout Northern CA looking to compete at the NCAA and MCLA levels.  Pinnacle teams compete in regional and national events with a focus on elite competition and college recruiting.  Pinnacle ACES events do not conflict with regional ACES team participation.

Fall/Winter 2016 Pinnacle teams will be formed for the 2018, 2019, and 2020 classes.


Please email club director, Frank Resetarits, for additional details about the Pinnacle ACES.  [email protected]

2017 Summer Schedule

Summer Recruiting Trip: July 10th – 17th


Quaker Showdown (University of Pennsylvania)
July 12th


Patriot Games (Bucks County, PA)
July 15th – 16th


In addition to tournament games we will have NCAA campus visits and tours of historical sites in the greater Philadelphia area.


Sacramento Director

Franks Resetarits | [email protected] 

Biography | Coach Resetarits grew up in Hamburg NY just outside of Buffalo. He went to Hamburg High School, and grew up playing both box and field lacrosse. After a record breaking high school career, he went on to the University at Albany to play for the legendary coach Scott Marr. Albany made 3 NCAA tournament appearances during his career and finished ranked 4th in the country in 2007. The team’s success led to Frank being chosen as America East Conference Player of the year, 1stteam All American and a Tewaraton Trophy finalist. Coach Resetarits went on the be drafted by the Long Island Lizards of Major League Lacrosse and the San Jose Stealth of the National Lacrosse League. He would eventually be traded to his hometown team (Buffalo Bandits), where his brother Joe currently plays. Coach Resetarits has coached dozens of All Americans in High School and College settings. He was a co-founder of Champion Lacrosse, one of the top club programs on the east coast and is currently the Head Coach for UC Davis. Frank lives in Midtown Sacramento with his wife Heather. His favorite athlete of all time is Lennox Lewis and he eats, sleeps and breaths the Buffalo Bills.


Professional Career:

  • 2007-2009 Long Island Lizards-Major League Lacrosse
  • 2008-2010 San Jose Stealth-National Lacrosse League
  • 2010-2012 Buffalo Bandits-National Lacrosse League
  • 2011 Brampton Excelsiors- Canadian Lacrosse Association
  • 2011 Mann Cup Champion

Collegiate Career:

  • 4 year starter at University at Albany
  • 4 time All America East Conference (3x 1st team all conference)
  • 2 time team captain
  • 2007 1st team Division 1 All American
  • 2007 Tewaraton Trophy Finalist
  • 2007 America East Player of the Year
  • 2007 UAlbany Athlete of the Year
  • 2006 NCAA Scoring Champion
  • Finished in top 20 of all time NCAA goal scorers (159)
  • 2nd all time leader in points in UAlbany history (242)

High School/Junior Box lacrosse Career:

  • 2x High School All American
  • Finished 3rd in New York State history in career goals: 292; 9th in points (419)
  • 2001-2003 Welland Warlords Junior B Box lacrosse
  • 2003 Junior B All Star game MVP
  • 2004-06 St. Catharines Athletics Junior A Box lacrosse
  • 2006 OLA Junior A All Star
  • 2006 St. Catharines Team MVP

Coaching Career

  • 2010 – 2012 Eden (NY) High School-Assistant Head Coach
  • 2010 – 2012 Champion Lacrosse Co-Director
  • 2012- Notre Dame de Namur- Assistant Coach (NCAA D2)
  • 2013- American River College- Head Coach (CJCLA)
  • 2013 – 2015 University of Pacific
  • 2015 – Present, UC Davis
  • 2016 WCLL Coach of the Year

Coaching Staff

Steve Snyder – (Rochester Institute of Technology, Davis HS Assistant Head Coach)

Ryan Frisch – (Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, NCAA All American)

Lorne Silverstein – (Syracuse University, former UC Davis Head Coach)

Iric Bressler – (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2011 NCAA National Assist Leader)

Stephen Royal – (UC Davis Assistant Coach)

Harley Whitham – (Belmont Abbey)

Greg Walaitis – (CW Post)

Bearson Smith – (Birmingham Southern)

Jordan Hunnell – (NDNU/Lincoln High Coach)

Cliff Hu – (Lynchburg College, Davis High Assistant Coach)

Mike Gillespie – (Fairfield University, Former UOP Head Coach)

Sam Tyler – (Kenyon College, UC Davis Assistant Coach)

Adam Parietti – (Cal All American)

Director of Coaches

John Christmas | [email protected]


Biography | Coach Christmas grew up in Philadelphia PA. He attended Lower Merion high school where he was one of the greatest players in Pennsylvania prep lacrosse history. From there he went to play for at the University of Virginia for the great Dom Starsia. From day one Coach Christmas started and helped lead his team to a NCAA National Championship in 2003. After being named an All American twice in college, John went on to play for the Boston Cannons and Chesapeake Bayhawks (MLL) as well as his hometown Philadelphia Wings (NLL), and is currently playing for LXM Pro. He has vast coaching experience, tutoring dozens of All Americans. He was a co-founder of Dukes Lacrosse, an east coast club powerhouse, helped to start lacrosse programs all over the globe and has coached at the NCAA Division 1 level at the University of Pennsylvania. John is a founder of Encore lacrosse and lives in San Francisco with his wife Ellie and his son Sky. A true student of the game, John loves to watch lacrosse at all levels in his spare time. Currently, John coaches at De La Salle High School in Concord California.


As we enter our 5th year, the Sacramento ACES are here to provide the best coaching and knowledge of the game available, and to have all the found in a staff consisting of coaches that not only live, but have a passion for being a part of the Sacramento region. After a highly successful 2016 season of  growth of all our players skills and lacrosse IQ, the ACES are poised to take further steps to turn Sacramento into a hotbed of lacrosse. We know each player is different, and it is our mission to provide a fun, competitive and hardworking atmosphere that will connect and pull the best out of our players.

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Encore Lacrosse is extremely proud to announce the Frank Resetarits Scholarship Fund.  This fund has been created in Frank’s name, with the lead of his own coaching staff in Sacramento,  to support ACES Lacrosse players who exemplify the club’s standards of excellence on and off the field, as well as have a financial need to participate in club training and tournaments.  If you are interested in contributing to the fund, or applying for the merit and need-based scholarship, please send an email to [email protected]




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