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Updated list of Philly girls’ lacrosse events: Clinics, leagues, tournaments

Thursday, 20th April 2017

Categories Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Leagues, Recruiting, Showcase, Tournaments, Training, Posted 4/22/17

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Phantastix lacrosse tryouts in the classes of 2021, 2023 and 2024, May 7 at Archbishop Carroll High School.
2023/ 2024: 9-10:30 a.m.
2021 – 10:30-12:00
If interested in joining Phantastix please contact
The PHANTASTIX are middle and high school tournament level teams (grades 4 thru 11) composed of serious lacrosse players who demonstrate great promise, who desire to improve their playing skills and techniques, and who are committed to the sport of lacrosse. The Club strives to develop character, build confidence, and increase the self-esteem of its members through an instructional and supportive team environment.


Spring Training Academy by Philly Blast Lacrosse, at Episcopal Academy, open to any all girls’ lacrosse players K-8, March 27-May 2, is a 6-week intensive program that follows an advanced curriculum designed to improve and strengthen female lacrosse players. Players will have the opportunity to hone on all areas of their game: stickwork, speed, footwork, offensive concepts, midfield transition, defensive concepts, drawing/circle play, and communication. In addition to focusing on individual skills, training sessions will also include small-sided games & scrimmages in order to help players transfer and execute what they have practiced into competitive play. The Goalie portion of the Spring Training program is geared towards intense and advanced instruction to enhance the goaltending tools necessary for optimal performance. Goalies will have the opportunity to perfect their technique and work on every facet of their game, including stopping, clearing, bounce shots, agility, and warming up. Each session, players will receive individual coaching and see a variety of shots before entering small-sided game play.
QUESTIONS? Feel free to email
Monday Session: 3/27*, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1; Tuesday Session 3/28*, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/2
Individual clinics: Pick & choose single clinics for $40/night; Time: Training will begin with warm up promptly at 6pm and will finish by 7:15pm (*3/27 & 3/28, training will run 5:30-6:45pm)
Directors:Julie Young & Josie Ferri Tomaino; Staff: The program’s coaching staff will consist of coaches from multiple club and collegiate programs (DI & DIII), dedicated to teaching the game and developing top athletes! In order to ensure our guarantee of individual player improvement, we will maintain a 8:1 player/coach ratio during training.

Coach Duck’s Lacrosse Clinics, SPEED and LAX COMBO, SUNDAY’s @ 10 am -11:30am Agnes Irwin Gym
Register via website
Who? *All Ages and walk-ins welcome – *Placed with players of equal skill
Fundamentals of the game; Cutting edge competitive stick skills; On field decision making; Create your shot selection; Defensive footwork, checking, slides

Victory Girls Lacrosse Winter Clinics at West Chester University (Session 1) and Westtown School (Session 2). The clinics last seven weeks and include intensive training in: Non-Dominant Hand Improvement, Shot Selection Strategies, Defensive Footwork, Speed and Agility, Transition Passing, Create Defense and strong Attack skills
Click here to register
Session II (all grades) -Dates: Sundays March 12 – April 30, 2017
Location: The Westtown School Gymnasium, Times: 12:00 – 1:30PM

ULTIMATE JUMP training series by Ultimate Lacrosse, forr all 2017 an 2018 girls. ULTIMATE JUMP is open to any 2017 Committed and Uncommitted player who wants to pursue the next level of lacrosse, as well as any 2018 Committed or Uncommitted player who wants to add to their normal club season. ULTIMATE JUMP has been designed to specifically maximize each player’s individual growth as an athlete so that the transition to college is seamless. Our program will JUMP start your college career by providing an intense lacrosse development from top to bottom to make you the complete player. We will integrate speed, agility, strength & conditioning training that is specific to the needs of each athlete.
BENEFITS: Elite training in a small group environment to maximize skill development for each player; Physical preparation for a smooth transition to the college level: Strength Training and Injury Prevention; Non-Traditional Conditioning Methods: Learn Muay Thai Kickboxing-great for hand eye coordination and cardiovascular conditioning; Mental preparation; Confidence training by Brave Enterprises specifically designed for young women and taught by elite college and World Champion player Crista Samaras (Princeton 99); Weekly Blog Topics: Video Demonstrations for lifting techniques, speed/agility etc.; Implementation of incoming college programs for individuals
PROGRAMMING: Physical Training from September 11, 2016 – August 10, 2017. Programming created for each season. (6-8 week detailed programs) and 1-2 in person sessions per month until summer when training increases to 2 x per week integrated into practices.
*Lacrosse Training: 35 sessions spread throughout each season with a buildup for summer 2017; Summer 2017 pick up games; BYB (confidence) Training: Quarterly
LOCATIONS: PA: Germantown Academy, Plymouth Whitemarsh, Maple Zone; NJ: Stuart Country Day School
Click here to register

Navy Women’s Lacrosse Clinics and Play Days. Navy Clinics and Play Days are designed to teach and develop the fundamental skills of the game as well as team concepts in a fun, educational and confidence building environment. Campers will learn sportsmanship, leadership and teamwork while being challenged in drill and scrimmage settings. All camps are held on the beautiful campus of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and taught by Navy’s elite staff.
Click here to register for all events
NAVY PLAY DAYs. JUNE 4, 2017 (2022-2025) & JUNE 11, 2017 (2018-2021)
Navy Women’s Lacrosse is hosting their FIRST ANNUAL NAVY PLAY DAY. This is a fun and competitive event that will get your team ready for the summer recruiting season. Each team will be guaranteed 3 games. In addition, clinics will be available throughout the day for all participants. All clinics are optional and are included in the price of registration. COST PER TEAM – $1250; DON’T HAVE A TEAM? NO PROBLEM! INDIVIDUALS CAN REGISTER AND BE PLACED ON A HOUSE TEAM. COST PER INDIVIDUAL – $100
NAVY ELITE GOLD CLINIC JUNE 14, 2017 (2017-2022)
Designed for the Advanced Lacrosse Player. This clinic is ideal for the high-performing, elite player who aspires to compete at the collegiate level. It is also an opportunity for players who have committed to play in college to continue to play at the highest level. Sessions include drills with an emphasis on mastery of individual skills as well as creativity in stickwork & shooting. Players will focus on perfecting offensive strategies and high pressure defensive schemes. Game-like situations and drills will be used to put these techniques into practice. Campers will have the opportunity to work with top Division I Coaches and Players. Click on STAFF to view past coaching staff. Campers will be divided by age and skill level to provide the appropriate learning environment.
NAVY LACROSSE GOALIE SCHOOL will be run by Meg Huether Nicotra, former US National Team Player. Goalies will receive individual & small group instruction as well as live play in small-sided scrimmages and full-field competitions. ​TIME: 8am-8pm. COST: $295. ​Camp Tutition includes: *Under Armour Reversible Jersey * Camp Prizes * Two Meals (lunch in the dining facility & a catered dinner) * Top Level Instruction*
The Open Blue Clinic is geared towards players of ALL ABILITY LEVELS from the Experienced Lacrosse Athlete to the Aspiring Beginner. This clinic will be divided into 3 Divisions:
PREMIER DIVISION – Designed for the highly seasoned player who may not have been able to attend our Elite Gold Clinic. This is ideal for players who aspire to play at the collegiate level. They will have the opportunity to receive high-level coaching from Navy Coaches along with other select Division I College Coaches and Players. The focus will be on taking your game to the next level with strategies for shooting, offensive motion and defensive schemes. Game-like situations will be the emphasis of this division.
Open to players in grades 7-12. 8am-8pm. $295
INTERMEDIATE DIVISION – Designed for the developing player. There will be an emphasis on building current skill sets while focusing on mastery of stick skills, shooting, offensive and defensive strategies. Sessions will center on building team concepts in small sided drills as well as full field play. Players will be coached by select College Coaches and Players.
​Open to players in grades 6-9. 8am-4pm. $200
NOVICE DIVISION – Specifically designed to teach and develop the fundamental skills of the game for beginners: throwing, catching, shooting, ground balls, offensive & defensive skills, and confidence level improvement in a fun and educational atmosphere.
Open to players ages 8-13. 8am-12pm. $150
Navy Coaches Bios

Youth Clinics

Cradle Lacrosse, for children ages 4-8, is excited to announce eight locations in Philadelphia and Delaware this spring! Cradle’s slate kicks off with its spring locations April 1 and concludes May 14 with sites at Cardinal O’Hara High School, Friends Select School, Hockessin Montessori School, Germantown Academy, Malvern Prep, Middletown Community Park, Radnor Memorial Park and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy.
Cradle’s spring programs are offered on either Saturdays or Sundays for six weeks, with each action-packed session lasting one hour. Cradle features a six week curriculum specifically designed to introduce players to the key fundamental skills in a fun and energizing environment. Each session, players are introduced to a new skill, given ample opportunities for success during station work and encouraged to demonstrate new skills in fun games.
The Cradle coaching staff features former Division I, II, III players, current teachers, as well as local club, high school and college coaches. At NXT, we have professional and passionate coaches who are excited about sharing Cradle’s cutting-edge curriculum. All Cradle coaches are trained prior to the season to ensure that safety standards and developmental goals are achieved. NXT’s introductory lacrosse program features a co-ed coaching staff, all of whom are PA ACT 153 certified and background checked. Many of the Cradle coaches are also active with NXT’s Play Fast fundamental clinics and the NXT Lacrosse Club teams.
Since 2010, NXT has run Cradle at over 50 locations nationwide and helped introduce the sport to over 3,000 plus aspiring lacrosse players! Visit for full information.

STEPS Elite Philadelphia developmental program for girls in grades 3 and 4.
The missing is to foster a passion for the great game of lacrosse by running fun and challenging practice sessions to introduce players & parents to the club team & tournament environment; incorporate a big sister / little sister initiative with STEPS Elite Philly; make new friends and build relationships with girls from different towns; teach young student athletes to set goals and strive to achieve them; character development in a TEAM first environment; develop Self-Confidence
Dates: May 21st kick off! Times: 4-00 – 6-00pm; Uniform distribution, parent meeting, team practice, team bonding
Practice Dates: June 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 14; Times: 5:00 – 6:30pm
Location: Radnor HS, Rowland Field
Tournament: National Draw, Cherokee HS, Marlton, NJ; Friday & Saturday June 16th & 17th (no games prior to 5pm on Friday)
DIRECTORS: Amy Orcutt, STEPS DEVO Director, Head Coach, Conestoga High School – 2016 PIAA State Championship
Brooke Fritz, Head Coach Radnor High School, STEPS Elite Executive Director
CLICK FOR REGISTRATION: For more info – Coach Fritz, Executive Director, P: (610) 202-9107, E:

Summer Tournament

Summer Rise girls’ tournament on June 10-11 at West Chester University.
DIVISIONS: High School | 2018, 2019, 2020
Youth | 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024/25
The Summer Rise, run by Victory Events, began in 2014 and is an inexpensive summer kick-off event to drop the rust and get back into the swing of summer lacrosse. Drawing teams from around the Philly region and beyond, this event is priced competitively to offer local girls clubs a fun and local kick-off to the summer.
Championship Format; Pool Play with top teams advancing to single elimination Championship
Four (4) Game Minimum, opportunity for more games for those advancing to playoff
For more info contact Tournament Director Kevin Crispin: Summer Rise, Director, (484) 352-3800

Project 120
Friday, June 23-Saturday, June 24, 2017: 2021-2024 Divisions
Saturday, June 24-Sunday, June 25, 2017: 2018-2020 Divisions
Registration: SOLD OUT IN 10 MINUTES with 230 Teams Registered!
Location: Lehigh University
Project 120 gives back to a different cause every year! A portion of the registration fees will be donated Teams do not need to do extra fundraising for this cause. The 2017 cause will be announced soon.

The Grind
Friday, July 7-Saturday, July 8, 2017: 2021-2024 Divisions
Saturday, July 8-Sunday, July 9, 2017: 2018-2020 Divisions
Registration: SOLD OUT IN 5 MINUTES with 325 Teams Registered!
Location: Chester County, PA
The Grind is one of the largest, most competitive girls lacrosse events in the nation! Teams from across the country are registered and traveling to the event.

1st Annual East Coast Lacrosse Championship, by Gait Heritage and All-American Lacrosse, at the brand new all-turf complex in Frederica, DE on July 8-9. This new venue is ideally located less than 2 hours from major lacrosse hotbeds including MD, NOVA, PA, and NJ, and just 30 minutes from beautiful DE beaches. The ECLC will feature top girls’ clubs from these regions and beyond competing in a championship format tournament (all teams will be guaranteed 5 games – 3 games of pool play on Saturday, and 2 playoff games on Sunday).
Click HERE to register!
Divisions: 2018 through 2025 (2025 will play small sided fields 7v7)
Game length:< 2018-2024 5 x 50 min games and 2025 5x 40 min games
Format: Championship tournament (3 games on Saturday; 2 games on Sunday)
Location: DE Turf Sports Complex, – Click here for info on venue

The 5th annual Hershey Lacrosse Shootout for boys’ and girls’ teams on July 15th & 16th at In the Net Sports Complex in Palmyra, PA. This tournament, run by My Lacrosse Tournaments, has become a fast favorite on our summer circuit of events. Teams from all over the northeast travel to participant in an action packed weekend. With over 65 teams expected to attend in 2017, this event provides high quality lacrosse and family fun just miles from Hersheypark, one of the top rated amusement parks in the country.
All games in this 2-day championship tourney event will take place at In the Net Sports complex (798 Airport Rd
Palmyra, PA 17078). Each team has four games guaranteed and all teams qualify for the playoffs.
AGES FOR BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ TEAMS: A and B divisions available in most boys aged groups; Age groups 2027 through JV and High School
In the Net Sports features one indoor turf field, one out door turf field and six beautiful grass fields. Learn more at and click to register.

Fall Tournaments

The Fall Roundup
*Two 1 Day Events*
Saturday, October 21, 2017: 2022-2025 Divisions – $1050/Team
Sunday, October 22, 2017: 2018-2021 Divisions – $1200/Team
Registration: STILL OPEN
Location: Westtown School: West Chester, PA
Excellent one day event to prepare for the November tournament circuit. Fun day of lacrosse that promises competitive games in ALL divisions.
Click here to register –

The Watch
Saturday, November 4, 2017
2018-2021 Divisions ONLY
Registration: SOLD OUT IN 24 HOURS!
Location: Westtown School: West Chester, PA
Premier recruiting showcase at an intimate 10 field complex. All games are played at ONE site. Some of the nation’s top recruiting institutions have been in attendance!

Next Generation
Sunday, November 5, 2017
2022-2025 Divisions ONLY
Registration: STILL OPEN – $1050/Team
Location: Westtown School: West Chester, PA
One of the most competitive youth tournaments during the Fall Season. This is an event where the focus is on our younger athletes, setting them up to have great competition and a lot of FUN!
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