Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/16/16
From Press Release
This Saturday Feb. 20th, players aged 2022-2016 will have the opportunity to work with current professional stars as they prepare for the upcoming Spring season at Mainline Sports Center in Berwyn. Fusion Lacrosse, Blue Ox, and All-American Face-Off have combined to unveil a tremendous platform and line-up of coaches for this amazing training opportunity! Spots are limited to 15 Goalies, 15 F/O players, 25 Defenseman, and 25 Offensive players.
Grad years: 2022-2016 eligible
Location: Mainline Sports Center, 1340 Swedesford Rd., Berwyn, PA 19312
Registration Fee: $55
Coach Niko Amato: Goalies: 9:30-11:00am
Amato, an All-American goalie from the University of Maryland and the 2008 Phillylacrosse.com Player of the Year, leads the goalie training by teaching players techniques and skills that helped him succeed throughout his career. Coach Amato (La Salle grad) inspires young players as a coach at Chestnut Hill College and currently plays professionally with the Chesapeake Bayhawks.
Coach Mike Poppleton: Face/Off: 9:30-11:00am
“Pop” was an All-American at Johns Hopkins University and currently plays professionally with the Rochester Rattlers. His +.500 pro face off percentage makes him a huge asset and force within the league! He also is the founder of “All American Face-Off”, a face off training company that teaches young players secrets of the draw!
Coach Matt Mackrides: Offense: 11:00 a.m.-12:30pm
Mackrides, an All-American attackman out of Penn State who continues to progress his game in the MLL playing for the Chesapeake Bayhawks. His knowledge and skills are paralleled by his coaching and teaching ability. Coach Mackrides (Malvern Prep grad) is currently the offensive coordinator for Malvern Prep and Director of Blue Ox Lacrosse.
Coach Steve Holmes, Defense/LSM, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Holmes’ outstanding career has taken him from his All-American days at University of Virginia to both an indoor and outdoor professional star. Most recently Coach Holmes (Germantown Academy grad) won the MLL Championship as a starting defensemen for the Long Island Lizards. He is the Defensive Coordinator for Malvern Prep and also in the founder of Fusion Lacrosse.
Questions? Email Coach Crowley: KCrowley@playfusionlax.com