ROGELIO J. PEREZ
Director of Coaching
Roger is a South Central native with an impressive coaching resume. His Lacrosse journey began at the storied Manual Arts High School as a witty attackman with a deceptive stick. Coach Roger emphasizes teamwork, discipline and building swagger through wall ball. His Coaching stops include: Marymount California University, Manual Arts High School Girls Lacrosse, Starz Lacrosse Foundation and Los Angeles Inner City Association.
14U Boys Head Coach
Was introduced to lacrosse in 9th grade at Uniondale High School in Long Island, NY.
While at Uniondale, Chris was named to the all-county honorable mention in 2012. He went to play college lacrosse at Nassau Community College.
Chris was selected as a Captain his second year and earned All-American honors.
Next, he transferred to Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY where he played two successful years and named a two-time Scholar All American. Then, he coached at Mercy College for three years helping the team win back to back conference championships and making a NCAA tournament run. Christ currently lives in SoCal and is passionate about helping kids reach their goals.
Boys 9U Head Coach
John Norwood is a Los Angeles native with a great love for the game of lacrosse. His Lacrosse journey started at Windward school's first lacrosse team. He emphasizes mastering the fundamentals and playing lacrosse at a high IQ level.
Founder & President
Nes has 9 years of coaching experience & 15 years of playing experience.
Graduate of Nassau Community College (A.S.) & Graduate of the State University of New York at Albany (B.A.)
-Albany High School (NY)
-Hempstead High School (NY)
-Woodbridge High School (CA)
-Hempstead High School (2008-2012)
-Nassau Community College (2012-2014)
-The State University of New York at Albany (2014-2016)
-Member of Jamaica Men’s Lacrosse Team (2017)
-Participated in NLL Combine (2018)
-Appeared in IBLA National Championship as member of Irvine Skyfire Lacrosse Club.
Co-Founder & Vice President
Coach Kam started his Lacrosse journey playing for the legendary Coach Chabola at Culver City High School. He specializes in defensive tactics and emphasizes the fundamentals.
Whether you're looking for a lacrosse stick connoisseur or a master of stringing, look no further than Coach Murph!
8U Boys Assistant Coach
James is a passionate coach whose career began at Manual Arts High School underneath the legendary coach - Sean McKeon in 2008. James loves developing athletes potential and helping them achieve significant milestones in their progress.
6U Girls Coach
12U Girls Head Coach
14U Girls Coach
Rhode Island native, Coach Olivia "Liv" Ougheltree, joins the Black Star Lacrosse family to help grow our girls' program. Liv began her lacrosse career in grade school and played for a variety of top select teams in the New England area while earning all division and all state honors throughout high school. While at college at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, Liv got involved with coaching and led the Verona Wildcats to a State Championship game during her first year. After college and a few successful seasons with the Wildcats, Liv returned to Rhode Island where she began working for Hasbro, Inc. and was named the head coach at Barrington High School, the top public high school program and number two overall program in the state. There, she led her team to three state championships, developed numerous players, with two going onto play at the prestigious Duke, Virginia, and Middlebury programs, and helped mentor close to 100 high school girls over the years. A new resident of Echo Park, Liv enjoys working out, cycling, cooking, and going to the beach when not working or coaching lacrosse.