Michael Hofstedt is from Severna Park, MD. He attended Severna Park High School where he played lacrosse, soccer, and ran indoor track. Following his high school career, Michael chose to attend Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, PA where he majored in Engineering with a double concentration in Mechanical and Environmental Engineering. At Elizabethtown College, Michael was a member of the lacrosse team for all 4 years where he played LSM and Defense. Michael was elected as a team captain during his senior year at Elizabethtown. During his time, the Blue Jays appeared in 3 conference finals while winning 2 in his Junior and Senior year. These were not only Elizabethtown’s first conference titles in lacrosse but also gave the Jays their first ever NCAA appearances where they secured their first NCAA tournament wins. Following graduation Michael took a full time job in controls engineering in the DMV area. Additionally he has, since graduating, coached at his alma mater Severna Park High School as a defensive coordinator as well as for Looney’s Club Lacrosse.
2025 Assistant Coach
Colin Pastrana (2025 Assistant Coach)
Coach Pastrana grew up playing for AYLA. Switched to BAYS in 6th grade. Played in middle school and high school for Annapolis Area Christian School 2006 -2011. Played in College For Anne Arundel Community College 2012-2014. MIAA B Championship – AACS Lacrosse. NJCAA final four – AACC Lacrosse. ACHA Regional tournament – UMBC Ice Hockey. As a coach, AACS Varsity goalie coach, 1 season. Navy Womens Hockey Goalie Coach, 5 seasons. 2 Region Championships. 2 National tournament appearances. Loyola Blakefield Fresh/Soph team, 1 Season. MIAA Championship.
2025 Assistant Coach
Austin Dews (2025 Assistant Coach)
Coach Austin Dews played high school lacrosse at Newtown high school in Owings Mills and was a college lacrosse player at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania. At Elizabethtown, Coach Dews won two conference championships and made two NCAA tournament appearances. After college, Dews helped with lacrosse clinics for US lacrosse Sankofa group and previously coached for Looneys lacrosse club. Currently, he is an assistant coach for the Fresh/Soph team at Loyola Blakefield.