FCA GEORGIA LACROSSE STAFF
Riley DeSmit - Director
Riley joined the FCA Lacrosse family in 2017 after serving as a coach, huddle leader, and Summer Staff with FCA Lacrosse from 2015-2017. A Baltimore, MD native and graduate from Gilman School in 2013, he was a captain of the Soccer, Basketball, and Lacrosse teams earning a MIAA Championship in all three over his high school career. Then going on to attended Johns Hopkins for four years coming in as an offensive midfielder and leaving as a defenseman, playing everything in between. At Johns Hopkins, Riley won the inaugural Big 10 Championship and reached the NCAA semifinals in his sophomore year. Riley graduated from Johns Hopkins with a Degree in Economics and minors in both Marketing & Management and Entrepreneurship & Management in the spring of 2017. Riley took over as FCA Georgia Lacrosse Director in the fall of 2018 out of Atlanta, GA.
Riley has a passion for combining the three things he is passionate about, his faith, fellowship and the sport of lacrosse and use it as a platform to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ to both athletes and coaches.
Riley and his wife Stephanie currently reside in Marietta, GA.
Todd Moran - Representative
Todd joined the FCA family in 2018 as a board member for the Forsyth/Dawson FCA Chapter and in January 2019 was excited to join the FCA Lacrosse Atlanta staff. A native of Northern Virginia, Todd graduated from West Virginia University with a BA in Political Science and moved to the Atlanta area in the late 90’s where he started and operated an energy software business with his partners for more than 18 years.
Todd developed his passion for coaching basketball in his 20’s and has coached both girls and boys youth and high school sports for more than 25 years. He has been a girls lacrosse coach for the past seven years. Most recently Todd lead the U15 Girls Alpharetta feeder program to an undefeated Fall season and the 2023 Elite Georgia Outlaws to two runner-up finishes and a Championship at the 2018 NXT Rippin at the Ranch event in Sarasota Florida. In 2019, he coached for the Alpharetta HS JV girls lacrosse team. Todd is a level 2 US Lacrosse Certified coach and has a love for coaching the defensive side of the ball.
Todd, his wife Jennifer and two daughters, Ashley and Hannah, reside in Alpharetta.
Ashley competed with the FCA National Team in 2018 and 2019.
All FCA Lacrosse staff members are responsible for raising our personal income by inviting churches, friends, family, and members of our community to partner with us and financially support our role in this ministry. In addition, we believe that hiring former athletes provide a relatable platform for our athletes. All current staff members have played lacrosse at the collegiate level. Each person on staff has made a leap of faith in their spiritual lives and has followed God’s calling to be in ministry and invest in transforming the lacrosse community for Jesus Christ. We work year round developing relationships and impacting the lacrosse community.