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.@THEDUKESLC hosts 8th Annual Ricky Whelan Dukes Developmental Clinics

Monday, 11th August 2014

Categories Boy's/Men's, Club, Events, Tryouts, Posted 8/11/14

Registration is open for the 8th Annual Ricky Whelan Dukes Developmental Clinics, an instructional series that leads to the final tryouts for the Duke’s Lacrosse Club.Ricky Whelan

The program – featuring five sessions – is tentatively scheduled to begin on Sept. 7th and continue for five Sundays. The times are tentatively scheduled for Sept. 7, 21, 28, Oct.5 at 4-6 p.m. and Sept.14th from 5-7pm.

Coach Mark Duncan and The Shipley School will be hosting the clinics at at Shipley Main Campus Fields (Fuller Fields). Walkup registration will start at 3:15 pm.

The Dukes tryouts are tentatively slated for Oct. 12th, also at Shipley Main Campus Fields (Fuller Fields). This program is for intermediate to advanced high school players. Advanced 8th graders or who wish to attend need to contact Coach Jason Christmas ( See below for tryouts info for 2018 players.

The clinics will be emphasizing high intensity drills and skill sets to improve players’ reaction time and decision making in unsettled/settled transition pressure situations. Up tempo pace will be encouraged defensively and offensively from 1v1 situations to 2v1 and mandown/manup scenarios all the way up to 6v6 settled sets. These sessions will give players preparation for the Dukes tryouts while improving lacrosse IQ and field sense.

Preregistration fees are $400 for all 5 sessions or $80/session before Sept.7th start date. Registration can be mailed and must be received before September 7th. All participants must be US Lacrosse members and post current membership ID on player info sheet. Please make checks out to: Jason Christmas. Mail all paperwork to: Jason Christmas, 214 Maple Terrace, Ardmore, PA. 19003. (Please send Dukes Waiver and Dukes Player Info sheets see links below). Please exempt Dukes LC staff & The Shipley School, Walk-up registration is $90/session or after Sept. 7th registration.

Ricky Whelan Dukes Developmental Clinics (strongly recommended for upperclassmen & 2018s looking to join Dukes attend before last tryout date)

tentative times due to construction on campus:
Sept. 7th 4pm-6pm
Sept.14th 5pm-7pm
Sept.21st 4pm-6pm
Sept. 28th 4pm-6pm
Oct. 5th 4pm-6pm

Cost is $80/session before Sept.7th mail in. Checks are made out to: JASON CHRISTMAS; mail to:
214 Maple Terrace
Ardmore, PA.19003
also mail in waiver & completed player info sheet

Dukes LC tryouts

Oct 12th last tryouts class of 2015, 2016, 2017, & 2018

walkup registration only must have waiver & player info sheet completed (Exempt Dukes LC Staff & Shipley School)

Cost $35 Made out to Dukes Lacrosse Club

Location Shipley Main Campus Fields

2015-16s-17s 2pm-4pm
2018s 4pm-6pm
Please check for forms or changes to schedule.


The Duke’s Lacrosse Club has announced the first tryout for the Class of 2018 players will be held on Sunday, Aug. 24, at Shipley School’s main fields on North Merion Avenue.

The tryouts will be held from 3-6 p.m. There is walkup registration only, and players must have a completed Dukes player info sheet and waiver filled out.dukes

These sheets can be obtained here:

The cost is $35 and should be made out to Dukes Lacrosse Club.

The field is located at 137 North Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA, 19010.

Please check for forms or changes to schedule. Call coach Jason Christmas with any questions 484-431-9692 or


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