Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/18/15
Registration is open for the ANC Summer Lacrosse Clinic Series, featuring All-American Players as Counselors and an All-American Lacrosse experience.
Boys in grades 1 to 9 are invited.
Dates/times: First Session: June 8th-June 12th
Second Session: July 20th- July 24th
2.5 Hour Sessions ( 3:30 Pm – 6:00 Pm)
What is provided: Positional instruction and Team concepts
Building Lacrosse IQ
Games featuring prizes!
Lots of fun and instruction every day
Contacts: Coach Rob Forster with any questions at Rob.Forster@ancss.org.
Where: 2775 Buck Rd Bryn Athyn PA 19009
Staff and Coaches
Rob Forster- Offensive Coach
Graduated from LaSalle in 2005, where Rob was a 2x All-State and All-American player and lead La Salle to its first ever state championship in 2004. Rob attended Penn State University where he was a starter for four years. Rob led the team in goals for the 2007 & 2008 season. In Rob’s senior season, 2009, he led Penn State in points. Since graduation, Rob has coached La Salle to a state championship and has been vital to the player development of Matt Rambo (#2 Inside Lacrosse recruit/ Maryland) and Sean Coleman (#13 Inside Lacrosse recruit/ Harvard) and Austin Pifani (#15 Inside Lacrosse recruit/ UNC). In Rob’s first year as a head coach he transformed the Academy of New Church’s lacrosse program by leading them to a 15-3 record while capturing their first ever league championship (prior year ANC was 5-13). Rob is responsible for training 7 different All American players and coaching two of PA’s top 5 leading scorers in 2014.
Niko Amato-Defensive and Goalie Coach
Graduated from LaSalle in 2009 and won 2 state championships during his tenure. Niko was a 2x captain and 2x All-American, and the #1 goalie recruit in high school. Niko went on to play lacrosse at the University of Maryland where he was named a team captain, 4x All-ACC (only goalie ever), 3x All-American, 2014 Nation’s top goalie/ 1st team All-American, and the first goalie in ACC history to be the league’s player of the year. At Maryland Niko helped his team win an ACC championship in 2011 and reach two national championship games, and three final fours. The MLL’s Florida Launch drafted Niko to play professional lacrosse. Niko is also an LXM Professional player and
is an Adrenaline Lacrosse sponsored athlete.
Jack Forster-Offensive Coach
Graduated from LaSalle in 2007 and lead LaSalle to two state-finals appearances. During Jack’s career at LaSalle he was a 2x captain, 2x All-American and Inside Lacrosse’s #3 overall recruit. Jack followed his brother to Penn State University where he became a captain, a 1st Jack placed himself among Penn State’s all time greats by becoming the 2nd goal scorer in PSU history. Jack has professional lacrosse experience with playing with the Chesapeake Bayhawks MLL franchise. Jack’s coaching experience is similar to that of his brother. He helped mold the Academy of New Church’s revamped offense and coached the #2 and # 5 leading scorers in Pennsylvania (2014).
Austin Pifani- Defensive Coach
Matt Rambo- Attack Coach
Kevin Forster-Midfield Coach