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Updated Philly boys’ lacrosse events: Camps, tryouts, tournaments

Saturday, 25th July 2015

Categories Boy's/Men's, Camps, Club, Events, High School, Tournaments, Training, Tryouts, Youth, Posted 7/25/15

Boys’ Events

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Duke’s Lacrosse Academy tryouts for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th graders on Aug. 1 in Lancaster and Aug. 2 in Emmaus.
All tryouts 5-7 p.m.
Tryout 1: Saturday, Aug. 1 at Weaver Road Field, Manheim Township,
Tryout 2: Camp Olympic, Emmaus
Players may attend either tryout
Next tryouts (all must attend one) are Aug. 15 in Emmaus, Aug. 16 in Manheim; then Sept. 19 in Manheim, Sept 20 in Emmaus,
Registration for Manheim tryouts
Registration for Emmaus tryouts
Please contact with any questions

Rising Sons Lacrossefirst set of tryouts for the 2015-2016 Seasons. Go to to register. Tryouts for 2022, 2023, and 2024 on 8/22. Tryouts for 2020 and 2021 on 8/23. Both are at Phoenixville High School. 2020’s -8/23 12-3pm
8/30 3-6pm; 2021’s -8/23 3-6pm, 8/30 12-3pm; 2022’s -8/22 5:30-8pm, 8/29 4-6pm; 2023’s -8/22 3-5:30pm, 8/29 6-8pm;
2024’s -8/22 3-5:30pm, 8/29 4-6 pm

Fusion Lacrosse Club is pleased to announce that tryouts will be held this August for a number of their teams. If you try out and make a team, you will train year round including fall practices and tournaments, winter box practices and tournaments, optional spring league (2021 and 2022 only), and summer practices and tournaments. All-inclusive, specialized, professional training, and exposure. Register here.
2019: Date #1: 8/26, 5:30-7:30 @ West Chester Henderson… Date #2: 8/30, 2-4pm @ WCH
2021: Date #1: 8/25, 5:30-7:30 @ West Chester Henderson… Date #2: 8/30. 11:30-1:30 @WCH
2022: Date #1: 8/27, 5:30-7:30 @ West Chester Henderson… Date #2: 8/30, 9am-11am @WCH
2023: August 29th: 9am-11am (@ Malvern Prep)
2024: August 29th: 11:30am-1:30pm (@ Malvern Prep)
2025: August 29th: 2pm-4pm (@ Malvern Prep)
For more information on Fusion’s programs please visit:

Team 302 Lacrosse will be holding Fall 2015 and Summer 2016 tryouts on Aug. 30 and Seot. 13 at The Independence School, 1300 Paper Mill Rd, Newark, DE 19711.
6th graders (2022) & 7th graders (2021) 11:30am-1:00pm
8th graders (2020) 1:00-2:30pm
9th graders (2019) 2:30pm-4:00pm
10th graders (2018) 4:00pm-5:30pm
11th graders (2017) 5:30pm-7:00
​Players are encouraged to attend both tryout dates.
Registration –

Bucks Select boys’ high school and youth teams will be held on Sunday, Sept. 13 at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown.
Ages are based on Grade as of September 1, 2015
3/4 Grade: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
5/6 Grade: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
7/8 Grade: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
9/10 Grade 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
11th Grade: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Registration link:
Fees: $35.00 Online Registration Fee (Includes Reversible Jersey to Keep). Walk-up registration: $45.00. Contact info:

Face-Off Championships tryouts

The I-95 Cup , the ultimate challenge to see which AREA of the country has the most talented face-off midfielders. The top 10 players from Philly, New York, New Jersey, and Maryland/Virginia will meet Aug. 16 in Philadelphia’s Maple Zone Sports Institute in Garnet Valley for a 1-day tournament. The Face-Off Academy’s Greg Gurenlian, Chris Mattes, and Jerry Ragonese are constantly traveling the country working with face-off athletes. When they are not on the road, all three have set up training combines where they live. Greg Gurenlian runs a daily face-off combine in New York City, Chris Mattes runs his in Maryland, and Jerry in New Jersey. All three FOA coaches will represent and coach their respective AREAS at the I-95 Cup.
The Philadelphia team will be chosen by Philly Face-Off League co-founders John Bodnar and Mike Dolente. Both highly respected face-off coaches in the area, the Philly Face-Off League is where the most elite face-off midfielders in the Greater Philly area can practice and train together on a weekly basis.
Each area will host a tryout on a specific date.
TEAM PENNSYLVANIA – 7/30/15 from 5pm – 7pm at Mainline Sports Center (1340 Swedesford Rd. Berwyn, PA 19312)
Contact: John Bodnar of the Philly Faceoff League (
Register Now:
TEAM NJ – 7/30/15 from 5PM – 7PM at Snyder Ave Park Turf Field (216 Snyder Ave. Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922)
Contact – Jerry Ragonese (
Register Now:

Youth programming

Fusion Futures year-round development instruction is a program designed by Fusion Lacrosse, for grades 3rd-6th. Futures mimics the Fusion Elite platform, with development and elite instruction at its core. Enrollment is OPEN. Key Futures differences (from elite) include; enrollment instead of tryouts and a few less tournaments than the Elite teams compete in. Enroll HERE. Schedule and details HERE=knts 54y
Here’s is what you are getting as a Fusion Future team member:
At least 50 hours of development with professional players Kevin Crowley (MLL, NLL, World games MVP) and Steven Holmes (MLL and NLL vet), and High School Coordinators Matt McCormick, Ryan Sankey, and Kevin Philibin. This staff among others works with your sons for every single hour of practice time.
Year-round experience: Futures participates in fall training and tournaments, winter training and tournaments, and summer training and tournaments.
Box Training:Fusion founders; Kevin Crowley and Steven Holmes, have nearly 15 years of professional box lacrosse experience between them. They are experts at teaching and utilizing the box game as a tremendous tool for outdoor success. Learning and developing the box game at a young age is crucial!
Maximum repetitions and proper developmental base: Fusion’s extensive experience has created an atmosphere of practicing and drills that are run at a college level pace yet are FUN for young players and breed a love for the game.
Mini-Camp format: Fusion players practice more, for longer! Check out our full schedule here:
ENROLLMENT OPTIONS: The program has already started but enrollment continues. Enrollment will continue until we reach capacity. LIMITED SPOTS REMAIN. October Next Practice Monday October 20th, first tournament Oct. 25th Brandywine Classic. November (If spots remain) Sign up at 10% off. ALL Fusion futures players that commit to our program will be invited back into the futures program if they are eligible. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Summer recruiting camps

Philly Boys Showcase Camp by NXT at Saint Joseph’s University, Session II for 2018s and 2019 on July 27-29 at St. Joseph’s University. The Philly Boys Showcase Camp was started by coaches who genuinely want to help high school players achieve their college lacrosse goals by educating them on all aspects of the college process. Two coaches who embody this philosophy and the co-directors of the Boys Philly Showcase Camp – Peter Lawrence (University of Hartford), and Taylor Wray (St. Joseph’s University). Showcase lacrosse campers leave better educated not just on the lacrosse field, but also better educated about the college recruitment process, NCAA rules, strength training, and nutrition. Campers literally get to experience a couple days in the life of a college lacrosse player.

Summer Skills Camps

Black Bear Lacrosse 2015 summer camps. Black Bear Lacrosse has been providing expert instruction and training at camps and clinics for over a decade. Black Bear Camp directors are all current or former high school head coaches with a passion for teaching the game. In addition to its fundamentals program, which is designed to introduce the game to beginning and intermediate players, Black Bear provides advanced technique and training for experienced players, in a fast paced, fun environment. Click here to register.
Boys Camps for 2015
Ocean City 2- July 27-31
Avalon 2- Aug. 10-14

380 Lacrosse Summer Camp at The Exeter Field House, separate sessions for 3/4 grade, 5/6 grade and 7/8 grade boys in the air conditioned turf facility. *Grade you are entering Fall of 2015!
Players will participate in a high paced, fast moving curriculum that focuses on stick skills, shooting mechanics and position defense. This year’s camps will focus on offensive spacing and timing techniques that Coach Small learned while playing for Division 1 coaches from Princeton and Villanova while playing for the Thailand National Team in last summers FIL World Championships. Each camp will be cut off at 25 participant so please do not hesitate and REGISTER TODAY!
*All participants will receive a FREE Tshirt and be entered in raffles for prizes on the last day!
Date: July 27 – 30, 2015 (M – TH); 9am – 12noon

LB3 Lacrosse Day Camp at the Shore, July 27-30, Rehoboth/Dewey Beach – Rehoboth Elementary School
AGES: Boys 8-18. >COST: Half Day (9:30am-11:30am) Price $125.00; Full Day Price (9:30am-2:30pm) Price $200.00
REGISTER:Click here.

Ultimate Summer Lacrosse Camp Experience by Blue Ox/Duke’s Lacrosse Club and Philly Blast for boys and girls youth players Aug. 3-6 at Indian Springs Day Camp in Chester Springs. Times: Lacrosse (9 am – Noon) Camp Activity (1 PM – 4 PM). Ages: 2nd Grade – 8th Grade. The 2015 Camp will be a unique and different from any camp experience in the past. The historic Indian Springs Day Camp, allows for a fun day of extra activity following lacrosse activity in the morning. Activities include but are not limited to swimming (two pools), mini golf, boating, fishing, volleyball, rock climbing. Staff: Matt Mackrides, Austin Kaut, and a special guest appearance by All-World Attackman Rob Pannell of the New York Lizards. Special features: Thursday August 6th there will be a camp picnic. All other days, lunch will not be provided. Registration: Contact info: Please contact Matt Mackrides @ or call 610-420-8067 for any information. Sponsors: GMH, Main Line Sports Center. Other key info: Campers must have US Lacrosse ID

Encore Lacrosse Ecuador Immersion Experience, Aug. 3-14. Encore is accepting applications from boys in the classes of 2015 through 2019 for a life-changing lacrosse immersion experience of training, service and cultural development in Ecuador. Encore Lacrosse has traveled all over the globe expanding the game since 2010. Its international goals are to promote the game of lacrosse, help make it a permanent fixture within the cultural fabric of the area visited and merchandise its lifestyle clothing. Participants in the Ecuador immersion trip, being held from Aug. 3-14, will begin each day with lacrosse training by Encore’s team of professional coaches. This is what makes the Encore experience unique: its goal is to meet the needs of lacrosse players who are serious about getting better every day on the field. After training sessions are completed, all involved will be in the hands of the Asociacion Ecuatoriana de Lacrosse run by Juan Marquez de la Plata. Juan was instrumental in starting lacrosse in Mexico and has been coaching high school lacrosse in the Northern California for more than 20 years. Encore’s community service efforts will be met here with a long lasting effect! Its mission is to visit schools and universities in Quito to introduce the game to as many as possible. Following the Federation of International Lacrosse guidelines, Encore will be hosting the first ever lacrosse match at Universidad de las Americas in Quito. More information on Asociacion Ecuatoriana de Lacrosse can be found by clicking here. In between training and community service, the adventure will start with Encore partners, Andes Adventures! Led by Tommy Angelone, a seasoned vet with more than 10 years of experience in education, leadership, management and leading tours all over the world, participants will be eating local cuisine, sightseeing, hiking, and immersing ourselves fully in Ecuadorian culture. From start to finish, this trip will be the best to date, and that is why we are only choosing applicants that are serious about their lacrosse development, open to learning from new and different cultures and have a keen urge to give back.
Click here for an application.
Ecuador Leaders: John Christmas (Offensive Director); Johnny Rodriguez (Goalie Director); Zach Heffner (Defensive Director); Greg Rose (Stringing Director); Juan Marquez De La Plata – International Lacrosse Development Expert; Thomas J. Angelone – Travel Guide Expert

Fusion Lacrosse Cape Henlopen Summer Camp 2 (August 10-13). Ages: Grad years 2017 to 2023 (current 10th to current 4th grades). Early bird before March 1st $545. After March 1st $595. Check In at 2pm Monday, Check out 11am Thursday. Learn from the best lacrosse players in the World while surfing, swimming, hiking, bonfires at night, disc golf, and playing beach lacrosse in a true camping atmosphere. Click here to register

Joe Breschi Camps. The head coach at North Carolina does his first camp in Philly, on Monday, August 10, hosted at West Chester’s Kelly Field (601 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA 19382). Coach Breschi and assistant coach Brian Holman will direct the camp along with USA world team player and UNC all time leading scorer, Marcus Holman, as well as MLL player Davey Emala and current UNC stars. There will be at least eight current UNC players; the player to coach ratio will be approximately 10-1. The camp will emphasize concentrated teaching, drilling, and the practical application of game-like situations. These drills will range from basic to the most advanced utilized in lacrosse. Coach Breschi will hold an open Question and Answer Session related to the college recruiting process with all high school players at the end of their session. Spots are extremely limited and registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Ages/Sessions: Rising 4th – Rising 7th , Rising 8th – Rising 12th grade.
Please see for specific details on the schedule for the day and registration.


Maplezone Sports Institute, offering private, group, and team training. Training programs are made for each individual skill set and player. Please contact Cory Malampy at 610-358-5500 ext 21

Lacrosse Evolution Private Lessons and Team Training sessions at both its Downingtown and King of Prussia training facilities. Private Lessons are the best and quickest way to get an athlete to their next desired level and beyond. For more information on these programs, visit the Web site or call (610) 873-9910 for the Downingtown Training Center or (484) 684-7011 for the King of Prussia Training Center.


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