Coach Schell was born and raised in Dayton, OH. He graduated from Hanover College in Indiana where he competed for four years and earned First/Second Team All-Conference awards each year, as well as finishing #12 in Face-Offs in the 2019 season for all of Division 3. Coach Schelle was named a Captain for two seasons. He is currently an Environmental Consultant and a high school coach at Carroll High School.
Coach Schell has ten years of playing lacrosse indoors and outdoors and has played for some very notable coaches including Ernest J. Lichtfuss, a U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Famer, at the collegiate level at Hanover College. Also played under Matt Lamotte in High School and Graham Harden (North Carolina)
for the Cincinnati Royals Lacrosse Club. Attended showcases such as the Nike Blue Chip Camp, Top 205 Lacrosse Camp, Dixie Top 150 Lacrosse Showcase, Maryland Lacrosse Showcase, and the Under Armour All-American Tryouts. Coached at the Future Aces Midwest camp at Miami University with Trilogy Lacrosse in 2018. He is happy to be part of Ohio Lightning Lacrosse and is looking forward to growing the game in the Dayton area.
Coach Geyer is also a Dayton, Ohio native and Hanover College graduate. He played on the first team at Centerville High School and was the starting net minder on the 2010 State Runner-Up team before continuing on to Hanover where he was a four year letterman.
Following graduation in 2015, Coach Geyer began coaching with the Cincinnati Royals and joined his high school alma mater as the defensive coordinator. During his time with the Cincy Royals, he helped coach teams to championships and deep playoff runs in some of the top tournaments in the Midwest as well as on the East Coast. Coach Geyer has also run leagues and coached camps, tournaments and events for Roots Lacrosse, True Lacrosse, Trilogy Lacrosse, Bill Pilat’s: The Goalie School, and Under Armour All-American Midwest.
Currently, Coach Geyer lives in downtown Dayton with his wife, Erin, and dog, Julep. He is also the head coach of the inaugural team at Northmont High School that was poised to take the field for the first year this past spring, but due to the pandemic they will look to hit the ground running in 2021!