follow us on...

Updated Philly boys’ lacrosse events: Tryouts, clinics, leagues

Saturday, 27th February 2016

Categories Boy's/Men's, Charity, Clinics, Events, High School, Leagues, Training, Tryouts, Posted 2/27/16

Philly Boys’ Events


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 our training facilities in Downingtown. 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.


Bucks Select supplemental tryouts for players in Grades 5/9 and 9, at BucksMont Sports in Hatfield.
March 6th @ BucksMont – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Supplemental tryouts for Current 9th Graders
March 13th @ BucksMont – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Supplemental tryout for Current 5th/6th Graders
Contact Bucks Select at for more information.

Team 302 Lacrosse Tryouts for summer 2016. The tryouts will be held on Feb. 21 and 28 at the University of Delaware practice turf. Players are recommended to attend both tryouts and current players will use them as practices. Tryouts will be held for the following age classes:
6th Grade (2022); 7th Grade (2021); 8th Grade (2020); 9th Grade (2019); 10th Grade (2018); 11th Grade (2017)
Times :
1:00pm-2:30pm 2022 & 2021
3:00pm-4:30pm 2020 & 2019
5:00pm-6:30pm 2018 & 2017
Click here to register and choose your class

The Dukes Young Guns regional tryouts, March 13 and 20, for Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and South Jersey counties for its first Little Dukes 2022- 2023 Team’s (current 6th graders and 5th graders) for the summer 2016 season at Academy of the New Church.
The Little Duke’s 2022-2023 team’s will be under the direction of the Dukes Young Guns Program Coaching Staff. The Little Dukes 2022-2023 coaching staff will be comprised of Rob Forster, Randy Forster, Tucker Durkin (Part-time Coach, Defensive Training Specialist), Austin Pifani (Summer) and Matt Rambo (Summer).
Sunday, March 13th: 10:00am – 11:30am
Sunday, March 20th: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Cost: $20
Location: Academy of The New Church Secondary Schools, 2815 Buck Rd, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
Registration for tryouts:
Now in its 18th year, Duke’s L.C. is a premier Philadelphia region club lacrosse program and a member of the Passport Alliance.
Little Duke’s focus will be on practice and training, as well as competing in high level invitational, tournaments. We take pride in preparing you as a player and person for High School and beyond.
Walk-ups are welcome. Registration opens 45 minutes prior to Tryout time.
Questions, please email us at:

Bandits Lacrosse Tryouts, Sunday, March 20, Main Line Sports center in Berwyn, open to all, for its youth and high school club teams, which will play during the summer, from June through mid-July. The Bandits offer programming for third grade through junior year of high school (2017-25).
The Bandits summer schedule consists of 10+ team practices and four events. Practices will be held on weeknights in Abington.
2024, 2025: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
2022, 2023: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
2020, 2021: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
2017, 2018, 2019: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Main Line Sports Center, 1340 Swedesford Road, Berwyn, PA19312
All players receive a reversible jersey to keep

The Old School Lacrosse Club has limited positions available for its 2017, 2018, and 2019 teams for the Summer 2016 season. Please visit the Old School website (tryouts) for information and contact us for a private tryout. Feel free to visit our website at for more information or you may contact us at Old School celebrates its 5th anniversary in 2015 and has been successfully instructing players with a team of respected High School coaches/educators lead by Old School’s founder and owner John Nostrant (The Haverford School). Our staff have played or coached at the highest levels and support the “teach first” mission of the club, that is why we selected some of the best teaching coaches in the region as well as select college players who support our mission. We are a player centered club in which each player is given the opportunity to excel athletically and academically in order to be prepared for the next level of their playing career while having a realistic picture of where they fit in the college scene.

Brine NLC tryouts

The Brine National Lacrosse Classic Regional tryouts will be held for players that hope to advance to the National event July 19-22, 2016 at the River City Sportsplex in Richmond, Virginia. Teams will be coached by NCAA lacrosse coaches and will compete in a championship style format providing players with a meaningful lifetime experience that will better prepare them to meet the challenges of high school and college.
Click here to register for the New Jersey boys’ 2017-18 tryouts on Feb 28 at Sport Zone in Monroe Township.
Click here to register for the New Jersey boys’ Middle School Academy, 2020-21 tryouts on Feb 28 at Sport Zone in Monroe Township.
Click here to register for the New Jersey boys’ Youth (2022-23) tryouts on Feb 28 at Sport Zone in Monroe Township.
Click here to register for the New Jersey boys’ 2019 tryouts on Feb 28 at Sport Zone in Monroe Township.


Bandits Lacrosse Spring Tune-Up Clinic, Main Line Sports Center in Berwyn, March 5, 10:00am until noon. Open to all players from third grade through senior year of high school, regardless of club or school affiliation. The two-hour clinic will touch on all aspects of the game and will serve as a tune-up for the spring season, which begins the following Monday for many PIAA schools. The registration fee for the Spring Tune-Up Clinic is $35. To register, visit

Notre Dame/St. Joe’s Prep Youth Lacrosse Clinic for boys and girls on Thursday, March 31 from 3-5 p.m. at Academy of Notre Dame in Villanova. Boys grades 3-8 and girls grades 3-6.
Registration link:
St. Joe’s Prep and Notre Dame are joining forces to host a clinic for youth boys and girls! Come perfect your lacrosse skills in a fun learning environment with the Notre Dame and St. Joe’s prep coaching staff and team. All Participants must bring proper lacrosse equipment, mouthguard and water bottle.
Other key info: St Joe’s Prep Head Coach Sean Delaney and Notre Dame Head Coach Xan Zimatore (Both Moorestown Grads)


The 6th Annual HEADstrong Foundation Lime Light Gala, Friday March 11, at the Hilton Penn’s Landing, This special event has been recognized as one of the most inspirational events in the city of Philadelphia recognizing groundbreaking achievements in research, stories of hope, survivorship and remembering those who have lost their fight, in effort to improve quality of life for families affected by cancer. The event will be held at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing located at 201 South Columbus Boulevard from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are now available for $250 each with special pricing for tables of 10 and guests ages 15 -20. Click here, for event details. Tickets are subject to limited availability.
The black-tie optional event will include a five-star silent auction, a delicious dinner, featuring a special live performance, an award presentation followed by dancing to the music of world-class entertainment by Jellyroll celebrating the life and legacy of HF Founder Nicholas “HEAD” Colleluori.
This year, television personality, comedian, game show host, producer and talk show host, Marc Summers, best known for hosting the Nickelodeon game show Double Dare, Unwrapped on Food Network, and is currently the executive producer of Restaurant: Impossible will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
Additionally, long-time voice of the Philadelphia Flyers, recording artist, TV and film composer Lauren Hart as well as voice of the Philadelphia Eagles, recording artist, songwriter and pianist Jessy Kyle will co-chair the event.
The 6th Annual Lime Light Gala will honor Edward A. Stadtmauer, MD who serves as Chief of Hematologic Malignancies and Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Lauren Shermer will share her inspirational story as she is presented with the prestigious Nicholas E. Colleluori Award. The award is presenting annually to a survivor demonstrating heroics and perseverance in the fight against cancer.
Proceeds from the Lime Light Gala will support the expansion of Nick’s House™, a facility operated by the HEADstrong Foundation™ which provides complimentary extended lodging to families traveling to Philadelphia for cancer related treatment as well as the Nicholas E. Colleluori Lymphoma Research Fund at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania under the direction of Stephen J. Schuster, MD.
HEADstrong invites you to review our complete list of giving/sponsorship opportunities, Click here. If you are interested in sponsoring the event, a table or a monetary contribution please contact, Cheryl Colleluori at
HEADstrong also welcomes a wide range of donations to be part of the event silent auction including: a timeshare, event tickets, business product, sports equipment, arts, crafts, jewelry, memorabilia and electronics. If you are interested in making a charity contribution to the silent auction please contact, Pat Colleluori at

Face-Off Leagues

Philly Faceoff League training, Main Line Sports Center in Berwyn, Sundays from 6:30-8 PM. through February. During the Fall over 55 different high school face-off players (25 already committed D1) participated regularly in the Philly Face-Off League. The PFL is a club where starting face-off players for their respective school or club teams can meet once a week to not only practice their skills against each other, but receive coaching as well! In order to be a part of the league you must have at least one year of experience facing-off at a high level for your school or club team. This league is not for beginners! This is an IDEAL clinic for face-off guys who want to compete against other quality face-off players for 90 minutes while receiving individualized instruction. The Philly Face-Off League is run by John Bodnar (Episcopal Academy, NXT Lacrosse) and Mike Dolente (Cabrini College, Dukes LC). They both have an extensive background in working with some of the best face-off guys in the area and are asking for more guys to compete. This winter we will continue to be indoors at the
This spring every high school lacrosse team (public and private) will be playing the new NCAA face-off rules. All face-off guys should take advantage of this opportunity and practice these new rules every Sunday at the PFL! Want in on the League? You can register here at:

All American Faceoff, World-class faceoff instruction based in Philadelphia. We specialize in making well-rounded student-athletes, great lacrosse players, and dominant faceoff men. Curriculum consists of “Faceoff Days”: a perfect balance of instruction, repetition, and competition for entry level (Uprising Faceoff Days; 3rd-7th grade) to elite level (Elite Faceoff Days; 8th-12th) faceoff players. Each Faceoff Day will consist of techniques (practiced in the MLL/NLL/JHU), warm up, live faceoffs, and a king of the hill (players will be split in groups based on age/skill). Faceoff techniques will include stance, primary moves, counter moves, body positioning, footwork, hand position, GB play, wing play, stickwork, and shooting instruction, etc. Individual player observation and instruction will occur throughout. The first Elite Faceoff Day opens up at the Phelps School (583 Sugartown Rd, Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355) on Monday 1/11 from 8:30-10pm and runs until Monday 2/22. Other locations include Lancaster PA, Allentown PA, Baltimore MD, and New Jersey. For more information and to register for All American Faceoff Days please visit our site; All American Faceoff is run by Mike Poppleton (Rochester Rattlers, Johns Hopkins, Team USA Training Team, Shipley High School Assistant Coach, Duke’s Lacrosse Club Faceoff Coach).

Youth Leagues

NXTLeagues’ Mid-Atlantic Spring Lacrosse League, for boys’ club teams in grades 3-8, for spring of 2016. This year, the league looks to grow as it continues to feature the best youth club teams in the Mid-Atlantic region with teams from as far north as Connecticut and as far south as Northern Virginia expressing serious interest. Elite competition is found in both the A and AA divisions. Applications are open for the league, which is played exclusively on Sundays from March 20-May 15 at various top facilities in the Greater Philadelphia area. The cost is $2,300 per team with a $500 deposit due Dec. 1. Team applications must be filled out here.
The league will feature divisions in grades 3-8 and games are comprised of four 12-minute quarters with modified FIL rules to promote fast play and competition. There are two certified referees and one game coordinator per game, with one certified athletic trainer and one NXT representative per site.

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!

To submit a listing, e-mail us at


Please note: Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment. There is no need to resubmit your comment.

Latest Headlines