Philly Girls’ Events
Villanova Stick work and Goalie Clinic, by the Villanova women’s lacrosse program, nights running through December and January, 2 slots 5:30-7 or 7-8:30 pm, Main Line Sports Center, 1314 Swedesford Rd. Berwyn, PA 19312. These clinics are designed to teach the proper technique of cradling, passing, and shooting using your left and right hand. It’s open to grades 4-12 and you will be placed in your age group. Goalkeepers will be individually trained and given feedback throughout the session. All levels are welcome and you will receive individual feedback from our Villanova Coaching Staff. Space will be limited. Coaching Staff and players from Villanova will be running all clinics. All registration information can be found here
CrosseFIRE clinics this Fall and Winter at Archbishop Carroll High in Radnor. CrosseFIRE Lacrosse is the area’s leading indoor clinic program, featuring skill development and game instruction for female lacrosse players of all ability levels. At each clinic, participants are guided through an intense workout of strategy and skill instruction. Coached, small-sided play allows for practice and implementation of emphasized skills and techniques. Instruction is the primary focus of these clinics. A strong emphasis is placed on the development of good stickwork and techniques. The clinics are also one means by which players are identified for invitation into the PHANTASTIX Lacrosse Club, a travel/tournament lacrosse program for serious lacrosse players.
JoAnn Yusko and Sue Frazier, directors and head coaches of the PHANTASTIX Lacrosse teams, direct the CrosseFIRE program. For more information call: 610-640-0956 or 610-933-9049. Email: CrosseFIRELax@aol.com. Or check out our website at www.CrosseFIRELax.com.
PROGRAM CONTENT & FEATURES – • 1-1/2 Hour workout per clinic • Strong emphasis on skill development • Advanced strategies & tactics • Limited enrollment • Regulation cages • Special Indoor Balls • Experienced Coaches ~ Including former World Cup players, US Team players, Division I All-Americans, College Players, & local high school coaches
REGISTRATION – Registrations are limited and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your place in any one clinic or combination of clinics mail a completed application and signed athletic waiver to: CAC, Inc., 2045 Grantham Road, Berwyn, PA 19312. Clinic confirmation will be emailed to all mail applicants who provide a valid email address
CLINIC TIMES – Clinics are available to all girls in grades 3 to 8. Beginners as well as intermediate and advanced players will be challenged to take their skills to the next level. Clinics will be held between 9:00 AM and noon on selected Sundays at: Archbishop Carroll High School, 211 Matson Ford Road, Radnor, PA 19087
Clinics dates: Jan. 11-18-25; Feb. 1-8-22; March 1-8-15
Grades 3-4-5 meet from 9:00-10:30 am; Grades 6-7-8 meet from 10:30 am-noon. Goalies are encouraged to attend. Special coaches will be available to instruct goalkeepers.
Coach Duck’s Lacrosse Stick building clinics for Stick Skills, Attack, Defense, and Goalie Training. The clinics will be held at Agnes Irwin School, 275 S. Ithan Avenue Bryn Mawr, PA. REGISTER at www.ducklacrosse.com
High School Varsity- JV and Skilled 8th Grader:
Sundays 9:30am-11am – January dates 4th, 11th, 25th; February dates 1st, 8th, 22nd
Monday 6:30pm-8:00pm – January dates 5th, 12th, 26th; February dates 2nd, 9th, 23rd
Beginners welcome Age 2nd grade – 7th grade:
Sundays 8:00am – 9:30pm -January dates 4th, 11th, 25th’ February dates 1st, 8th, 22nd
Field Players: Elevate your overall play with cutting edge pressure drills Improve your shooting techniques, ride, cutting and defensive play. Goalies: Improve your Save percentage improving your stance, clear, angles, Face Shots. Experienced Coaching Staff: Coach Duck, Phyllis Kilgour, Kim Jackson, Jen Raech
To register online, click here: www.ducklacrosse.com
Walk ups pay via credit card, check or cash. For more info, email Coach Duck at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lacrosse Evolution’s Girls Winter Clinics, January 5th through March 1st. Held at two locations throughout the Winter: Lacrosse Evolution Downingtown (417C Boot Road Downingtown, PA), Lacrosse Evolution King of Prussia (201 King Manor Drive Suite E King of Prussia, PA). Lacrosse Evolution and their professional staff will hold clinics throughout the winter months for girls of all ages to train with the best. Clinics are centered around our High Quality Repetition program and focus on the fundamentals of lacrosse: throwing, catching, shooting, dodging, groundballs and individual defense. Training sessions also include live game play and situational lacrosse. We have several options for all levels of players, please go to laxevo.com for more information.
Grades 2-4: Tuesdays/Thursdays from 6pm-7pm, Saturdays from 2pm-3pm and Sundays from 9am-10am
Grades 5-7: Tuesdays/Thursdays from 7pm-8pm, Saturdays from 3pm-4pm and Sundays from 10am-11am
Grades 8-HS: Tuesdays/Thursdays from 8pm-9pm, Saturdays from 4pm-5pm and Sundays from 11am-12pm
King of Prussia:
Grades 2-4: Tuesdays/Thursdays from 6pm-7pm and Sundays from 10am-11am
Grades 5-7: Tuesdays/Thursdays from 7pm-8pm and Sundays from 11am-12am
Grades 8-HS: Tuesdays/Thursdays from 8pm-9pm and Sundays from 12pm-1pm
Ultimate Lacrosse Clinics in NJ
Stuart Country Day School, MAIN BASKETBALL GYM, 1200 Stuart Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
Ultimate Stickwork Sessions — Stuart Country Day
Session III 6:00-7:00 PM – Jan 5, 12, 19, 26
Cost – $120 per Session (Walk-up fee of $40 per clinic date)
Bedminster Ultimate Advantage Stick Work & Skills Sessions – Metuchen, NJ (More sessions to be scheduled soon!)
Times for all sessions: 11am–12pm Metuchen Sportsplex | Directions
Ultimate Lacrosse PA clinics
Chester County Clinics at Maple Zone, Garnet Valley, PA
Ultimate Edge Sessions I and II — Maple Zone Sports Institute
Session I: 7:00-8:00PM – Session II: 7:00-8:00PM January 7, 14, 21, 28
Cost – $125 per Session (Walk-up fee of $40 per clinic date)
Berks Clinics (Wyomissing) – Sessions will take place at Body Zone Complex, 3103 Paper Mill Rd, Wyomissing, PA 19610
Ultimate Edge Session I — Body Zone Complex
Session I: 1:15-2:15PM – Jan 10, Jan 17, Jan 24
Cost – $90 per Session (Walk-up fee of $40 per clinic date)
Plymouth Meeting – All sessions take place at Germantown Academy Field House, 340 Morris Rd, Fort Washington, PA 19034
Ultimate Advantage Sessions I and II — Germantown Academy
Session Session II 7:00-8:00PM – December 12, 19, Jan 2, 9, 16
Cost – $175 per Session (Walk-up fee of $40 per clinic date)
Bucks County -Sessions will take place at Intensity Sports Training, 3633 Old Easton Road, Doylestown PA 18901 www.intensitysportstraining.com/
Ultimate Stick Work Sessions I and II — Intensity
Session I: 7:00-8:00PM – Jan 13, 20, 27; Session II: 7:00-8:00PM – Feb, 3, 10, 17
Cost – $120 per Session (Walk-up fee of $45 per clinic date)
FREE Girls and Boys goalie clinics to interested youth programs and groups by Lacrosse Evolution. The first round of clinics are offered on the next three Sundays (1/11,1/18 and 1/25) from 5-6:30pm, with 1/11 and 1/25 at the Lacrosse Evolution Downingtown location, and the 1/18 clinic being held at the King of Prussia location. Dave Page, Goalie Director at Lax Evo and Coach at Ursinus College, and his staff will take the goalies through fundamental techniques and footwork, drills to reinforce good habits, and tons of live reps, all the while working on becoming better athletes in and out of the crease.
Greg Cattrano Lacrosse Goalie Clinic for boys and girls aged 8 to 18 on Sunday, Jan. 25th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, hosted by Shipley Athletics, will be held at The Shipley School’s Upper School Yarnell Gymnasium in Bryn Mawr. All that register to get 1v1 training with the former MLL and NCAA Goalie of the Year will receive a Warrior Void Lyte Goalie Stick. The event will close after 20 players register. To register, click here: http://www.cattranogoalieclinic.com/
Clinic coaches: Camp Director Greg Cattrano- Warrior Sports, 1999 Member USA World Cup Team, Brown University All-American 1996, 1997, NCAA Goalie of the Year 1997
Camp Director Mark Duncan, Head Varsity Boys¹ Lacrosse Coach, The Shipley School 20022009
For more information email email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> or call 610-715-4242.
The NXT@EA Lacrosse Training Academy for girls in Grades 3 through 8 on Monday and Wednesdays from 6-7:30pm beginning March 30th and ending May 13th at The Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square. The Lacrosse Training Academy will focus on educational instruction and the individual development of each player through methodical progressions within our detail-oriented curriculum. The goal is to make every player better through evaluating and teaching advanced stick-work, footwork, shooting, and communication. In addition to individual development, players will be taught team concepts that can easily be carried over into any club or team they play for! We believe in helping young players develop confidence, creativity and the ability to read the game. For players participating in summer lacrosse tournaments, this spring training will provide the advanced instruction needed in order to elevate your game. The Lacrosse Training Academy is open to all girls in the area regardless of club, school or township affiliation. Our coaching stable will consist of coaches from multiple club and collegiate programs, including but not limited to Phantastix, Ultimate, Envy, Philly Blast, Villanova, Drexel, Yale, Haverford, Franklin & Marshall and more! The coaching staff is full of dedicated mentors and passionate teachers of the game. In order to ensure our guarantee of individual player improvement, we will maintain a 8:1 player/coach ratio during training. REGISTER at http://www.nxtatea.com/lacrosse-training-academy/
Villanova Winter 4v4 League, Sunday Morning Starting January 4th and running for 5 weeks, Main Line Sports Center, 1314 Swedesford Rd. Berwyn, PA 19312. Villanova women’s lacrosse will be coaching the 4v4 teams through the entire 2-hour session. The first 30 minutes will be dedicated to teaching different 4v4 strategies on attack and defense. For the remaining 90 minutes, teams will compete against each other. During this competitive time, we will stop play to reinforce the concepts taught in the first 30 minutes. The goal of our league is to have players understand the fundamentals of small-sided play that are the critical to the progression of full field play. The last Sunday will end with a winner of each division. All registration information can be found here:
Lacrosse Evolution Goalie Academy 4-week Winter Thaw preseason camp for boys and girls, February, at the King of Prussia location at 201 King Manor Road.
Camp details: Four Sundays in February (1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd); time: 5-8pm; For Boys and Girls. While at the same time, they will be separate camps (one in film/chalk talk, while the other on the turf, and vice versa); $249 per player; Each goalie needs to bring sneakers/turf shoes, stick, helmet, gloves, chest protector, mouth guard and a cup. If there are pieces you are missing, let us know ahead of time and we can provide them; Contact Dave Page at email@example.com with any questions!
To register, visit Winter Thaw Registration near the bottom of this page
The camp expands on a successful membership-based Sunday program and is specifically designed to prepare all goalies the upcoming season with your Youth/HS/Club team. The Goalie Academy will be providing new services specifically for this camp, including an individual film with each goalie’s play on it.
This film will be a great tool for goalies to learn from, starting with an individualized film session
highlighting strengths and weaknesses. Furthermore, each camper will have a one-on-one session with a LaxEvo coach to help them set individual goals for the weeks leading into the season, and for the season itself.
Also, all HS-aged goalies will have their meeting with a current NCAA Recruiting Coordinator to help map out an individualized college-recruitment timeline as well. A normal day will include:
Going over their individual film of their play in the cage; White Board sessions covering clearing, defensive principals, and communication; Footwork/Positioning drills; Warm-up shots, focusing on form + technique, to each spot; Live shots, focusing on that day’s shot/theme (Shots on the run, screen shots, 1v1s, bouncers, etc); Stick work, usually developed through full-field play; Communication in live-action situations; End with live shots, which are filmed to go over next session; Each day we will bring in an MLL player/coach or a College All-American as a guest speaker, goalie coach (with a shooting demo!) or guest shooter.
PAGLA Coaches Clinic, free for all members, Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Radnor High School Gym.
9:00-11:00 3-4 (Includes rules interp)
11:00-1:30 5/6 Beginner (Includes GK and Rules interp)
11:00-1:30 7/8 Beginner (Includes gk and Rules interp)
1:30-2:30 Advanced drills for 5/6 and 7/8
Clinic Will include: Overall general information on working with youth; How to run a practice; Getting ready for your first game; Proper Warm Up; Demos and Drills; 5th/6th and 7th/8th will have both beginner and advanced drills; Rules Explanations/Tips for teaching; Coaches Drills Packet
Confirmed Clinicians: Steve Overbay (Havre de Grace girls Lacrosse); Laurie Markle (Methacton Youth and Methacton High School), Emma Hamm (Duke University Graduate/Lax Jam), Kim Wenger (Great Valley High School/Lax Jam), Alex Kahoe (UVM, Duke, Goal Keeper instruction)
Click here for more details about the clinic and to register
Villanova Winter Camp, December 28-30th, Main Line Sports Center, 1314 Swedesford Rd. Berwyn, PA 19312. All registration information can be found here:. Villanova Girls’ Lacrosse Winter Camp is for players in the Class of 2017 and 2018 who are looking to take their game to the next level. The camp is structured to provide a solid foundation of stick work, individual skills, and conceptual knowledge and will expose players to the latest developments in the game. Sessions will include everything from individualized drills to small-sided games to full field play. Campers will work directly with both the Villanova University Women’s Lacrosse coaches as well as coaches from these other Division 1 programs.
•Yale University, Anne Phillips, Head Coach
•Princeton University, Anne Murray, Assistant Coach
•Boston University, Kim Hillier, Assistant Coach
•UMBC, Alex Mundy, Assistant Coach
•Colgate, Caitlin Fitzpatrick, Assistant Coach
•Delaware, Corrine Drost, Assistant Coach
The 422 Winter Academy Program by AfterShock is a great opportunity for individual players to elevate their game in the off season. Players will receive 5-to-7 team practices on Wednesday nights at the 422 sportsplex, seven league games on Sundays and a team jersey. Winter League Session 2 at the 422 Sportsplex in Pottstown runs on Sundays, January 11 – March 1. Practices will begin January 7th and league games begin January 11th. Girls will receive expert coaching during practice and game play allowing them to build their lacrosse IQ and elevate their game. This session will ensure that they are ready for Spring lacrosse! Total cost includes all league fees, practices and jersey. This program is open to all players in grades 5-12 regardless of their current school, rec or travel team. Online registration – www.aftershocklacrosse.com
The Draft, a premier individual recruiting showcase for girls, hosted by Ultimate Events, at Snooky Nook in Manheim during two weekends in January. Dates: January 10-11, 2015 (2017s and 2018s), January 24-25, 2015 (2015s and 2016s). Location: Spooky Nook (Manheim, PA), the largest indoor complex in the nation. Highlights: ALL players must have a recommendation to play; recommendations come from a HS, Club or College Coach; DI, DII, and DIII coaches will be instructors, recruiters as well as on field coaches; Players will participate in drills, small game situations, as well as full field competition; Players are coming together from across the nation; clubs represented. To register: Click here . For further details: contact Becky Wells; Becky@ultimateeventsandsports.com
Registration has re-opened for the The Launch, a girls’ Division II/Division III Lacrosse Showcase on Feb. 8, 2015 at Spooky Nook in Manheim, Pa. This premier girls’ event, run by 380 Lacrosse, allows players to enter individually and showcase themselves before Division II and Division III college coaches while learning more about the game, networking with athletes and coaches, and acquiring more knowledge about the recruiting process. The Spooky Nook Sports Complex (2913 Spooky Nook Rd., Manheim, PA 17545) is an indoor and outdoor turf complex which hosted the Goal Guardian national championships.
430-5pm Check-in (pinnies will be distributed/teams will be assigned/head shots will be taken)
5-515pm Meet Coach and Warm-up w Team (to prevent injury and get bonded with coach and team, girls will have 25 minutes to warm up)
520-620pm Skills & Drills Clinic (4 stations rotation will be coached by elite high school coaches, current college players and accomplished college coaches)
630-930pm Games/Recruiting Meeting: 7 v 7 games
Intermission for Recruiting Meeting
SHOWCASE GAME: 9:30-10pm Full field game including (2) 15 minute halves
COST: $200/individual – Click here to register
Ultimate Events Reindeer Games for high school and middle school girls’ teams (7v7) on Dec. 27 at Body Zone in Wyomissing. Game Details: Small sided 7v7 format; 6 Field players and 1 goalie; 4 players on attack and 2 plus the goalie back behind the restraining line; All teams guaranteed at least 4: 20 minute games; Running clock with a central horn; no timeouts; Championship Format; All teams MUST have a GOALIE to participate; Quick fast paced games played on 2 NEW touchline Sprinturf Ultrablade DF surfaces; Beautiful indoor facility that has 2 turfs, indoor track, indoor ice rink, and indoor pool, and plenty of room for spectator seating and viewing; USL Certified Officials on all games; Professional staff on each field keeping score and all will have a direct line of communication to all tournament staff. This will provide open lines of communication throughout the event; Venue is in Berks County, just outside of Reading, PA. In a central location to bring together different levels of competition from Eastern, Western, Northern, and Southern PA, as well as Baltimore and Northern MD teams, in addition to teams from NJ
Great opportunity for school teams to get in some pre-season competition and for club teams to stay competitive in the winter months.
College Coaches are invited to attend the Freedom Lax Classic (Monday, January 19th) and Polar Challenge (Monday, February 16th). Tournament will be supporting Toys for Tots!
Senior A – Current Seniors (2015s) and Juniors (2016s); Senior B – Current Sophomores mostly (2017s) and Current Freshmen (2018s); Middle School – 8th Graders (2019s), Current 7th Graders (2020s) and 6th Graders (2021s); Important Note: Senior A and B represent age groups NOT level of play.
Teams will need to choose the Age Group/Division that represents the oldest player on your team. Teams must play up to this oldest player, they can NOT play down. When scheduling, we will group first by age, then level of competition to help ensure the most fair and competitive matchups.
To register or for further info: Please contact Becky Wells, Co-Director, at (484) 883-3797 or Becky@ultimateeventsandsports.com