Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/26/12
The Philadelphia Fever Lacrosse Club, the premier youth lacrosse club in the Philadelphia area, announced that registration is open for its September 9 tryouts.
The tryouts are for placement on one of the Fever’s teams for the summer of 2013. Online registration and information is available on the club’s website at www.LacrosseFever.com. The tryouts will be held at The Haverford School, 450 Lancaster Avenue Haverford, PA 19041. The Fever will sponsor teams from six age divisions. Check-in will be open 30 minutes prior to the tryout.
• 3rd graders (class of 2022) tryout from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
• 4th graders (class of 2021) tryout from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
• 5th graders (class of 2020) tryout from 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
• 6th graders (class of 2019) tryout from 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
• 7th graders (class of 2018) tryout from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
• 8th graders (class of 2017) tryout from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
The summer of 2013 Fever teams will have 10 practices and travel to three competitive tournaments. The Philadelphia Fever will also sponsor fall travel teams made up of players from last summer’s teams. Fall Fever teams will have three practices and participate in two tournaments. Registration and additional information is available on the club’s website www.LacrosseFever.com.
About the club
The Fever is the ultimate lacrosse experience in the Philadelphia area, the club’s focus is on individual skill development and competitive tournament play through the winter, summer and fall. This is the Fever’s 7th year in operation; success has come through the combination of great coaching and competitive tournament play. The coaching staff is made up of current youth, high school and college coaches as well as former high school and college All-American’s. A complete list of all the coaches is available on www.LacrosseFever.com . All players interested in playing for the Fever in the summer of 2013 must tryout on September 9 in order to be considered for a team.
About the directors
John Nostrant is the Athletic Director at The Haverford School and is beginning his 23rd year as the head boys lacrosse coach. As a player, Nostrant was a 3-time All-American midfielder at Washington College and a 2-time All-Pro player for the Philadelphia Wings and the Baltimore Thunder. Coach Nostrant has served as the head coach of The Haverford School since 1991, winning more than 300 games. Coach Nostrant has coached 42 high school All-Americans, 10 Inter-Ac title teams, three Inter-Ac tournament title teams, two state championship teams (2000 and 2005) and one national championship team in 2011. The 2011 Haverford School team was 23-0 and was selected as National Champions in every poll in the United States including US Lacrosse, Laxpower, Under Armour / Inside Lacrosse, ESPN RISE and Max Preps. Nostrant has coached for the Philadelphia Wings and the Philadelphia Barrage as well as serving as an assistant coach for the USA U-19 world team which won the gold medal in 2008.
Travis Loving enters his 13th season as the defensive coach at The Haverford School. Coach Loving played goalie collegiately at Army for legendary coach Jack Emmer where he served as the team’s captain in 1996. Loving was a 3-time All-Patriot league selection at Army. Coach Loving has coached 34 US LACROSSE High School All-Americans and 16 Under Armour High School All-Americans. As a goalie coach he has produced seven high school goalies that went on to play Division 1 lacrosse. Loving has coached ten Inter-Ac title teams, three Inter-Ac tournament title teams, one state championship team in 2005, and one national championship team in 2011. In 2011 The Haverford School went undefeated at 23-0 and were selected as National Champions in every poll in the United States including US Lacrosse, Laxpower, Under Armour / Inside Lacrosse, ESPN RISE and Max Preps.
Mark Petrone enters his 12th season as the offensive coach at The Haverford School. During that stretch Haverford has won one national championship in 2011, one Pennsylvania state title in 2005, nine Inter-Ac League championships, produced 31 US LACROSSE High School All-Americans and 16 Under Armour High School All-Americans. In 2011 The Haverford School went undefeated at 23-0 and were selected as National Champions in every poll in the United States including US Lacrosse, Laxpower, Under Armour / Inside Lacrosse, ESPN RISE and Max Preps. Petrone coached at the college level for four years, one at Franklin & Marshall College and three at Lynchburg College. In 1999 he helped coach Lynchburg to the program’s first NCAA tournament. Petrone played lacrosse collegiately at Gettysburg College and reached the NCAA Division III Final Four in 1997.
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