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

Saturday, 13th January 2018

Categories Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Leagues, Recruiting, Showcase, Tournaments, Training, Posted 1/13/18

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Coaching clinics

US Lacrosse Boys and Girls Level I Coaches Clinic in the Lehigh Valley on Saturday, January 13th from 2-5 p.m. Location: Northampton Area Middle School on Lacrosse Turf Field (Gymnasium for inclement weather)
Please click here to register.


BaggataGirls™ Winter Clinics for girls at Main Line Sports Center in Berwyn. Please visit to see the schedules posted for youth (typically Grades K-4), middle school (Grades 5-8) and high school (Grades 9-12) sessions through February. You can register to attend all sessions or tailor a per diem schedule that works. Space is limited.
BaggataGirls™ clinics teach the skills of lacrosse using novel drills, games, concepts and language players can understand, relate to and retain – all in a fast-paced, high energy and supportive setting.
Any questions, contact Scott Growney at

Triumph Girls Training Clinics for girls in Grades 8 through 12 at Agnes Irwin School.
Tuesday Skill Clinics (7-8:30pm) – 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13
Thursday Skill and Strength & Conditioning Clinics (7-8:30pm) – 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15
The fee is $30 per session. Register by accessing
Tuesday Clinics feature are 90 minutes of skill and small-sided instruction.
Thursday Clinics are 30 minutes skill, 30 minutes speed training and 30 minutes strength training. L
Lead instructors: Lauren Wray – Head Girls Lacrosse Coach at Agnes Irwin School and Tracy Zimmer – Strength & Conditioning Coach at Penn

Phantastix Girls’ Winter Clinics. The clinics will be held, from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for girls of any club in the classes of 2022 through 2025, on the following dates at Archbishop Carroll’s West Gym
Dates: Feb 11
Feb 25
March 4
March 11
March 18
Click here to register

Youth clinics

1st Start Lacrosse is a program where the basics to the game are broken down and taught in a fun and exciting environment. It’s for children, boys and girls, ages 4-7 and it will be coached by all former players now educators in the Philly area who have an extreme passion for the game. 1st Start features a 6-week program on Sundays starting January 14 where each session will be 60 minutes long.
1st Start STARTer sticks will be provided at every session along with a 1st Start STARTer pack, where each child will receive a 1st Start T-Shirt, Sweatband, and Sticker!
There will be 3 different 1st Start locations this winter. Episcopal Academy, Swarthmore College, and the All Sports Center in Collegeville!
Make your child’s 1st Start at lacrosse one they will NEVER forget this winter!
To register please go to
Any questions about the program please contact John Bodnar at

West Chester Lacrosse Association Winter Skills at Westtown School. The sessions will be led by West Chester Directors of Lacrosse Dan Deckelbaum and Amanda Gionfriddo. Each session will focus on players improving lacrosse technique through high repetitions and having fun in competitive drills and games. Every session will include high level instruction as well as teaching fundamentals depending on players age and experience level. The skills clinics are a skill progression based program and each player will improve lacrosse IQ, in a fun, safe environment.
Dates: Jan 6, 13, 20, Feb 3, 10, 17
Register Online:WC Winter Skills Online Registration (More information at
Location: Westtown School, 975 Westtown Rd, West Chester, PA 19382
3 PM- 4 PM: 1st – 2nd grades
4 PM – 5 PM: 5th – 8th grades
5 PM – 6 PM: 3rd – 4 th grades
Clinics open to all registrants, players outside of West Chester are welcome.
Girls Contact: Amanda Gionfriddo at

Team 302 Girls Lacrosse Winter Indoor Training in January and February at The Independence School in Newark, DE. The training is for girls in Grades 2 through 8 (split into two groups).
Dates: Jan 14, 21, 28 Feb 4, 11, 18
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm (2nd grade 2028 – beginner 5th grade 2025)
12:30pm-2:00pm (advanced 5th grade 2025 – 8th grade 2022)
Where: The Independence School 1300 Paper Mill Rd Newark DE 19720

US National standout Taylor Cummings Clinic, Feb. 17, Main Line Sports Center, 1340 W Swedesford Rd in Berwyn. The event is sponsored Open to ALL players grades 4-12
Click here to register

Winter Leagues

Coach Duck’s Sunday Winter Indoor League, King of Prussia, Sunday Mornings, 8am-12pm
Clubs Welcome
E-Mail Registration
Individuals Register

Princeton Winter Lacrosse League, by Ultimate Events, on Jan. 6 – Feb. 25. The league will last 8 weeks and be held at Princeton University, Powers Field, Princeton, NJ.
The league offers:
-All games will be played under their brand new climate controlled bubble
-Varsity Division for 12v12
-Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle School (7/8th grade) Division for 7v7
Cost: $260/player for 12v12 Division OR $245/player for 7v7 Division

Winter Tournaments

The 2nd Annual Gait Heritage Girls Winter Classic, a 5v5 girls’ lacrosse clinic and tournament on Monday, January 15th (MLK Day) at Maplezone Sports Institute in Aston, PA. The event, presented by Heritage Lacrosse, will feature player clinic sessions conducted by Gary Gait, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach at Syracuse University – perhaps the mostly highly credentialed player/coach in the sport, followed by a competitive 5v5 tournament played in a championship format.
Space in this exclusive event is limited and is expected to fill up fast. Click here to register.
• Youth, middle school and high school players, clubs and teams.
• 5v5 half-court play (4 field players and a goalie); 6 field players/team minimum; 9 field players/team maximum.
• 3-station field player clinic (and goalie clinic) will precede tournament play.
• Team coaches are welcome to attend demonstration of Canadian skills and box lacrosse concepts that translate well to the 5v5 format and field game.
• Multiple 12 minutes games.
Brackets Organized by Grade/Graduation Year (registrations will be accepted and brackets formed based on interest on a “first come first served” basis until brackets and/or the event is full): • 6th Grade (2024); • 7th Grade (2023); • 8th Grade (2022); • High School A (2021/2020/2019/2018); • High School AA Varsity/Elite (2020/2019/2018)
Click here for an individual and receive a 1 hour Clinic Session only (click here to register)

Girls’ Lacrosse Presidents’ Day Cup, by Heritage Lacrosse, Monday February 19, MSI Fieldhouse 1451 Conchester Hwy, Garnet Valley, PA 19061
7v7 Format; 6 Players on the Field, 1 Goalie, 4 on Attack
All teams guaranteed 4 – 20 minute games
Running Clock and no timeouts
All teams must have a goalie!
HS 18/19 – Current Juniors and Seniors
HS 20/21 – Current Freshman and Sophomores
MS 22/23 – Current 7th and 8th Graders
MS 24/25 – Current 5th and 6th Graders
Click here to register


NXT Lacrosse Academy (NLA), a premier winter training program at Main Line Sports Center in Berwyn. This winter will feature January and February sessions led by NXT girls’ and boys’ program directors Kate Henwood and P.T. Ricci. Henwood and Ricci will be accompanied by an elite group of coaches executing advanced, position specific, fast-paced training in small-group settings.
The NLA curriculum incorporates the latest training methods from Division I lacrosse. The girls NLA begins January 6th, and runs for 120 minutes. Past girls sessions have sold out at 100 players per session.
Beginning on January 7, 2018, The boys NLA will take place on Sundays for two hours with the first 30 minutes taking place in the classroom. The classroom portion will cover college level film breakdown, white board time, goal setting and a detailed breakdown of the skills and drills to be covered.
The NLA will be position specific for the first hour of field training, and will conclude with 30 minutes of small-sided drills designed to test the skills learned.
For the first time ever NXT will also offer a separate “Committed” winter session for high school boys who are currently committed to a college program. The “Committed” is meant to be for the best local players who desire to improve and compete against the areas best, and build’s off the success of NXT’s summer-only girls committed training sessions. Players in the graduation years of 2022-2024 will train from 12:30-2:30pm, 2021-2018 grad year players will train from 2-4pm, and high school Committed training from 3-5pm.
Those interested in learning more about the NXT Lacrosse Academy can read more about it here. Any player wishing to participate must apply here. The two- step registration process exists to ensure the correct amount of elite players are enrolled in each position at each age group.

Winter college camps

Duke women’s lacrosse program’s Winter Camp offerings, slated for Dec. 27-29 in Durham. The Duke Winter Camp, the Duke Goalie School and Junior Blue Devil Winter Camp will all be held on the West Campus Athletic Campus, which includes the West Campus turf field and two full size grass practice fields.
Duke Winter Camp, Dec. 27-29 – West Campus Athletic Campus; Age Group: Eighth to 12th grade athletes
The Duke Goalie School, Dec. 27-29 – West Campus Athletic Campus
Junior Blue Devil Winter Camp
Dec. 27-29 – West Campus Athletic Campus
Age Group: Sixth to eighth grade athletes
Click here for registration for all camps

Winter Recruiting Camps

Nike XPO Girls Florida on January 6th & 7th, for class of 2019-2022, at the North Collier Regional Park, Naples Florida. The venue has eight World Class Bermuda Grass Fields.
Collegiate Coach Liaison: Erica LaGrow – Head Coach Yale University
College Coaches on Staff: Penn – Karin Corbett; Colby – Renee Olsen; Colorado – Alex Frank; Columbia – Lauren Kahn; Cornell – Margaret Corzell; Furman – Rachel Whitten; Gettysburg – Staff Member TBD; Johns Hopkins – Tara Singleton; Michigan – Ana Heneberry; Notre Dame – Maggie Smith; Rutgers – Nicole Graziano; Stanford – Chelsea Gamble; Virginia – Lindsay Rogers; Williams – Karen Shaddock; Yale – Colleen Smith
Click here to register

POWER 5 Lacrosse: Experience + Exposure Florida 2018 camp Jan 6-7 at the University of Central Florida Athletic Complex in Orlando. The event features many big name coaches, and a large group with Philly ties, including Cindy Timchal (Navy, Haverford High), Amy Bokker (Stanford, Phoenixville) and Gabby Capuzzi (Navy assistant, Archbishop Carroll).
Grad Years: 2018 – 2023. Includes 4 Sessions: 2 on Saturday (1-8pm) and 2 on Sunday (8am – 1pm)
Dinner provided on Saturday and mid-morning Snack provided on Sunday
Click here to register
The directors of the Power 5 have assembled a staff of WORLD-CLASS COACHES from the best programs in the country to ensure an epic event like no other. The Power 5 Experience + Exposure Camp promises to provide a unique opportunity for our athletes to get exceptional experience with and exposure to an amazing group of Power 5 Coaches. Players will get first-hand experience of what it takes to get to the next level in a training camp atmosphere with direct instruction from DI coaches from Power 5 Conferences.
Two days of intense and fun-filled sessions, all include player-enhancing stick work drills incorporating competitive games; Special skills sessions for shooting, defending, and lax IQ for attack and defense. (GK’s will get additional specialized training.); Two game sessions, one each day, to showcase while being coached by D1 coaches; Gauranteed Exposure to every coach at the camp; Power 5 Swag Kit, including team jersey, shorts and long-sleeve performance tee; Committed and Uncommitted Players are welcome.

Spring League

NXT Girls Mid-Atlantic Lacrosse League at Conshohocken Proving Grounds. Each competing team will play eight games on four weekend dates in April and May. Like the Boys League, the Girls League will also feature a Championship Round in May for the top two teams in each division!
The Girls Mid-Atlantic Lacrosse League looks to support the play and growth of competitive lacrosse at the youth levels by providing options to girls and teams seeking a competitive atmosphere!
The 2018 Girls Mid-Atlantic Lacrosse League will feature divisions for players in the 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025 and 2026 graduation years.
Girls teams committed to the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Lacrosse League include:
HHH, Uprising, NXT, T3, DEWLAX, XTREME, Comanche Lax, Pure Lacrosse (MD), Belles Lacrosse, & Mesa.
The Mid-Atlantic Lacrosse League is currently at 85% capacity. Registrations for the final spots will be accepted up until January 15 (or until full). If you are interested or have additional questions, please contact Amanda Kammes, at

Summer Showcases

The Cascade National Prospect Elite 80 nominations are being accepted for the event on July 11-12 at the DE Turf Sports Complex in Frederica, DE. For high school boys and girls graduating in 2020, 2021 & 2022. The Cascade National Prospect Elite 80 is geared to maximize athletic recruiting opportunities for athletes and NCAA lacrosse coaches. Entering its third year, the summer Cascade National Prospect Elite 80 brings together a diverse pool of players that want to supplement their club team participation with an individual showcase that is highly regarded to be one of the best – by collegiate level lacrosse coaches.
Whether you’re uncommitted or committed to attend the college of your choice, the National Prospect Elite 80 is your chance to play with and against other 2020, 2021 and 2022 top-tier players in nation this summer.
Boys Director: Steven Boyle, NCAA DI, Drexel University; Girls Director: Chelsea Rosiek, NCAA DI, St. Bonaventure University
Only 80 players in each graduation year will be selected to attend and this is your chance to be included in the national player Watch List. Submit your nomination application online. There’s no fee to nominate a player and anyone can do it.
Player nominations are evaluated and scored based on completeness of the online nomination form or coach referral by a panel comprised of individuals that are committed to helping others through academic, athletic and community initiatives.
Nominate a player here

Summer Tournaments

Summer Rise, by Victory events, June 16-17, 2018
LOCATION: The Westtown School | West Chester, PA
High School | 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
Youth | 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026
Click here for more info

Girls Summer Slam by Victory Events
July 7-8, 2018
Seneca High School | Tabernacle, NJ
High School | 2019 A/B, 2020 A/B, 2021 A/B, 2022 A/B
Youth | 2023 A/B, 2024 A/B, 2025/26 A/B
Click here for more info

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