Northview's Lacrosse Coaching Staff brings years of experience from on the field as top players and from the sidelines as award-winning coaches.
Ned Kaish - Director of Northview Lacrosse and Head Community Coach
Ned Kaish is entering his second season as the Head Community Coach/Director of Lacrosse for Northview High School after serving as the offensive coordinator at Greater Atlanta Christian School in 2016.
While at GAC, Kaish helped lead the program to its first region championship, first state semifinal appearance, and the most wins in program history (17). Under Kaish, the Spartan offense set a record for goals in a season (310) as well as having two players exceed 100-point seasons. In 2016 Kaish helped 4 players be named to the All-State team as well as 7 who garnered All-County recognition.
Kaish graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2015 as the program’s all-time leader in goals and points. As a 4-year starter at attack for the Bears, Kaish scored 125 goals and was named All-Conference three times. As a junior in 2014 Kaish was part of the program’s first-ever regular season Conference Championship. In his senior season he was voted a captain by his teammates. Kaish earned his degree in Broadcast and Electronic Media and graduated with honors.
Kaish is originally from Marietta, GA where he graduated from Walton High School. Kaish played football and lacrosse for the Raiders and helped lead the lacrosse program to a State Championship as a senior in 2011. He also serves as the Director of Lacrosse and Media for LB3 Lacrosse and director of the LB3 program in Gwinnett County. Most recently, Kaish was named to the inaugural roster of the Major League Lacrosse Atlanta Blaze.
Stephen O'Hara - Head Coach of Northview Lacrosse
Coach O'Hara is the Associate Head Coach at Northview High School where he also taches and coaches football for the Titans. O'Hara came to Northview for the 2017 seaosn fom Bellport High School on Long Island where he served as the defensive coordinator.
Coach O'Hara is a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University where he was a 2-time captain and a 4-time All Conference Defender for the Bears. While at Lenoir-Rhyne he helped lead the Bears to a Conference Championship in 2014 and graduate with 112 career groundballs, which ranks 3rd in Bears history.
Hailing from Bellport, NY, Coach O'Hara was a 2-sport star for the Clippers on the football and lacrosse field. He garnered all-conference recognition in both sports his senior year in 2010. He graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne with a degree in Physical Education.
Kevin McCall ~ JV Head Coach
2017 will mark Coach McCall's tenth year with the Northview lacrosse staff. He has been a Fulton County employee for 10 years, nine of them at Northview. Coach McCall coached the Northview Frisbee team in 2009, which included many lacrosse players. He is a member of the Career Technology/Business Education department at Northview High School and also assists the administration with the planning of senior field trips including GradBash and is co-sponsor of the Student Council
Michael Brasfield ~ JV Coach
Coach Michael Brasfield returns for his third season at Northview. After serving as Captain for the Titans in 2009, he went on to attend the University of South Carolina. It was during college that he developed a passion for coaching at nearby Lexington High School. At Lexington, he help lead the Wildcats to the playoffs in their inaugural year. Upon graduation, Coach Brasfield headed west to Salt Lake City where he continued his coaching career at Skyline HIgh School. He is happy to have returned to the Atlanta are and is thrilled to be coaching at his alma mater.