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.@BlackBearLC has limited spots on 2021-2027 teams; Frantz, Major announced as coaches

Wednesday, 27th September 2017

Categories Boy's/Men's, Club, Events, Tryouts  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/27/17

Black Bear Lacrosse Club, Based in Collegeville, PA, is currently still seeking players to for the 2026/27, 2025, 2023, 2022, and 2021 Select teams for the 2017-18 season.

Below are positional needs:

2026/27- Defense (2), Attack(1), Midfield (2)

2025- Goalie(1), Defense (3), Attack (1), Midfield (1)

2023- Defense (2), Attack (1), Midfield(2)

2022- Defense (1), Goalie(1)

2021-Select- Goalie(1), Attack(1), Midfield (2)

New Select 2021 head coach Dan Frantz

For more info E-mail blackbearlacrosseclub@gmail.com or Contact Bryan Churchey(Director) at 610-246-4788.

Black Bear Hires Former Lebanon Valley Assistant Dan Frantz as 2021-Select Head Coach, UDEL/Spring Ford Alum Paul Major as Assistant

Black Bear Lacrosse Club is pleased to announce Former Division III Lebanon Valley College Assistant Coach Dan Frantz as its 2021-Select Team Head Coach as well as 2017 University of Delaware and Spring Ford Alum Paul Major as his assistant to round out the coaching staff for the club in 2017-18.

“We only hire the best coaches, period,” Black Bear Director Bryan Churchey said. “If you look at our staff across the board I would argue for the size of club we are, we have the best line up around. Dan and Paul are prime examples of players who started out local, have gone on to have immense success as players and have now returned to our area to give back to their community as passionate, knowledgeable guys. We couldn’t be happier to have these guys involved with our club our kids are going to benefit a ton!”

Bios on new 2017-18 Black Bear Club Coaches:

New 2021 Select Assistant Coach Paul Major

Coach Dan Frantz just moved back into the area in August after Coaching at LVC from 2014-17 and is a 2013 graduate of Division III Alvernia University where he was a three-year captain, voted by his teammates. In his career Frantz scooped up 284 ground balls, caused 264 turnovers and notched 22 goals as a MAC Commonwealth All-Conference defender. He graduated from Alvernia owning the school record for ground balls. While attending Alvernia, he began his coaching career working with club lacrosse at Body Zone Elite in Wyomissing and 380 Lacrosse in Douglassville. Frantz is also a local product attending Lansdale Catholic High School graduating in 2009 where he was an ALL PAC-10 Defenseman for the Crusaders his junior and senior seasons.

Paul Major is arguably one of the best lacrosse players to have ever come out of the PAC-10 as a 2013 graduate of Current PAC defending Champ Spring Ford. Major was a 2-Time PAC-10 League MVP, 2-time All EPSLA Team and a USILA High School All-American. He was also quite successful as a starting attackman and midfielder for the University of Delaware leading the team in scoring in 2016 and earning 2nd-Team All-CAA as a Blue Hen. “Paul is someone you loved watching play the game, he was such a smooth dodger, finisher, and put his team first,” said Churchey. “Coach Major has also been working over the last four years with 380 Lacrosse Club and has been offering players private 1-on-1 instruction as well sharing his knowledge of the game with the kids that want to be best!


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