Jared played lacrosse for the University of Virginia where he was a part of two National Championships (’03, ’06). A California native, he predominantly grew up in “upstate” New York . While in high school he became one of the top 5 goal scorers in New York history, credit much due to his energetic Hall of Fame coach Kirk Ventiquattro. His childhood teammates were legacy players the likes of Mike Powell of the famous Powell Brothers (Syracuse), Josh Coffman (Syracuse), and Ian Dingman (Navy). Added up that’s six National Championship rings for his childhood crew.
Jared left UVA after having attained a B.A. and M.Ed in educational leadership. After UVA Jared spent some time in Virginia Beach working as a project manager for a small university. His story also includes starting a lacrosse company in 2008 in California. While the company's roots was private training it went on to have camps, clinics, and club team offerings for elementary through high school students in the greater Los Angeles area. At the height of the company's impact Jared decided it was time to pursue his other calling in life and left California for four years to pastor at a Church. In the Fall of 2016 he moved back to California to launch a new business venture and develop the lacrosse talent in North East LA.
Jared is passionate about seeing the lacrosse community become a multi-ethnic intergenerational community that impacts students by exposing them to the highly resourced lacrosse world.
As the founder of Slingshot Lacrosse he is responsible for all administrative goals and motivating staff and student-athletes to achieve personal and team goals. He is responsible for articulating company directives and goals to the lacrosse community, coaching staff, student-athletes, and parents. He is student-athlete focused utilizing energy and intellect to motivate Slingshot Lacrosse players to achieve personal, academic, and team goals. He believes that crucial to the advancement of Slingshot Lacrosse is that the he interacts with the greatest degree of professionalism and personal integrity when strategically leading Slingshot Lacrosse players to victory.