Los Angeles Riptide
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Los Angeles Riptide
Los Angeles Riptide
Los Angeles Riptide logo.png
Based inCarson, California
StadiumThe Home Depot Center Track and Field Facility
ColorsTeal, Orange, Black, Gray, White
Head coachJohn Tucker
General managerG. W. Mix
Division titles1 (2007)
Local mediaLos Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Riptide were a lacrosse team based in Carson, California. From 2006 to 2008, they played in Major League Lacrosse and ceased operations before the 2009 season.

Franchise history

In March 2005, MLL announced that Los Angeles would receive the first of the planned four western expansion teams for the 2006 season.

The Riptide's ownership group was the Anschutz Entertainment Group. This group also owns and operates the NHL's Los Angeles Kings,their minor-league affiliates the Manchester Monarchs and Reading Royals and MLS Los Angeles Galaxy.[1]

The first Los Angeles Ripide player was Michael Watson, who was selected with the top pick in the 2006 MLL expansion draft.[1]


Coaches and others

  • Head Coach - John Tucker
  • Assistant Coach - Mike Allan
  • Assistant Coach - Shawn Trell
  • Head Athletic Trainer - Paul Lacanilao
  • Team Physician - Dr. Luga Podesta, M.D.
  • Equipment Manager - Brian Eisenberg
  • Team Administrator - Shant Kasparian


  1. ^ a b "Los Angeles Riptide History". LARiptide.com. Archived from the original on 2007-10-07. Retrieved .

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