Club Tryouts, Openings
Rising Sons Lacrosse, a areas premier year round youth lacrosse program, will be holding three preliminary evaluations for its 2020 AA Travel Team for Fall of 2014 through Summer of 2015. The official tryout for the 2020 AA team will be in late August. These preliminary evaluations enable our coaches and evaluators to identify elite talent during these three two-hour sessions. Although not mandatory, these evaluations are highly recommended for those interested in becoming a Son. Evaluations will be on July 1st, July 16th and August 4th. All sessions will be at Malvern Prep turf stadium from 6pm-8pm. Please use this link to register for the 1st session on July 1.
The NXT Bandits will host tryouts to fill their youth teams that vary from third to eighth grade, in addition to a ninth and 10th grade team, Saturdays Sept. 7 and 14 at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. The NXT Bandits follow a year-round model that features both field and box lacrosse training. The teams will have three box lacrosse practices and will take part in NXT’s Holiday Indoor Tournament and the Philadelphia Indoor Lacrosse Championship, in addition to four winter skills sessions at SCH. From a field lacrosse aspect, the NXT Bandits will have four fall practices and be a part of the fall NXT Play Day. The teams will participate in 10 summer practices, including a NXT Play Day, and will also compete in three or four events in the summer. The NXT Bandits will also have faceoff and goalie specialist coaches available to them year-round.
Click here to sign up for this fall’s tryouts. For more information on the NXT Bandits, email Mike DelGrande at email@example.com.
St. Joseph’s Men’s Last Chance Showcase, Rising High School Sophomores Through Seniors (Class of 2015, 2016, 2017), August 3rd, 9am – 4pm. Price: $135. The Last Chance Showcase is an opportunity to for high school players to get one final look before the end of the summer recruiting period. With the NCAA recruiting quiet period beginning the day after camp, this is literally your “Last Chance” to be seen before summer recruiting screeches to a halt. This event is designed for elite players who have a specific interest in SJU, or simply those who simply want to get in front of college coaches one more time before the end of the season. The camp will be staffed entirely with DI, DII and DIII coaches who are looking for one more glimpse of high school talent before the start of the school year.
Click here to register
The National Showcase, an elite boys’ recruiting event for players in the Class of 2016, 2017 and 2018, has opened its registration. The showcase, run by Victory Event Series and recent National Coach of the Year John Nostrant (Haverford School), will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Avon Grove High School in West Grove. This one-day event will give the Top Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors players in the country an opportunity to demonstrate their talents in front of premier college lacrosse programs while learning new techniques/skills that they can apply to their game. The National Showcase is centered around these unique main components:
Speed & Agility Drills
Instructional Player Clinic with College Coaches
Recruiting Q&A with Colleges
This is an open registration event that will feature some of the best High School boys lacrosse players in the country. Coaches are welcome to refer players here who they feel would benefit from this elite experience.
For players who are interested in attending the National Showcase, please click here and fill out the registration form. Once you have registered the Victory Event Series staff will provide further information. Click here for the event website.
NXTsports’ Cradle Lacrosse (fun co-ed beginner training for boys and girls aged 4 to 8) is proud to announce its locations this fall. Tower Hill School (Del.), St. Augustine Prep (N.J.) and Upper St. Clair High School (Pa.) have been added as new locations, while Cradle will continue to feature its in-state programming at United Sports, Radnor Memorial Park, Germantown Academy and Middletown Community Park (Bucks County).
Cradle Lacrosse Fall 2014 Locations – (Click here for more information and registration)
Upper St. Clair High School (Upper St. Clair, Pa.) – Sept. 14 – Oct. 19
St. Augustine Prep (Richland, N.J.) – Sept. 14 – Oct. 19. Cradle will be working with Southshore Lacrosse and St. Augustine Prep coach J.C. Valore.
Middletown Community Park (Bucks County, PA) – Sept. 20 – Oct. 25
Germantown Academy (Fort Washington, Pa.) – Sept. 21 – Oct. 26
United Sports (Downingtown, Pa.) – Sept. 21 – Oct. 26
Radnor Memorial Park (Radnor, Pa.) – Sept. 21 – Oct. 26
Tower Hill School (Wilmington, Del.) – Sept. 28- Nov. 2. Tower Hill marks Cradle’s first Delaware location.
Fusion Overnight Camps at Cape Henlopen, Delaware Second session- August 18th-21st. *Ages 4th-11th grade. Fusion unveils a tremendous opportunity to learn from the best lacrosse players in the world while also swimming, surfing, hiking, fishing, disc golfing, and having fun doing just about anything else you can think of in the pristine Henlopen State Park in Delaware. This combination of great lacrosse and great environment will certainly be the highlight of everyones summer. MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTER HERE!
Rippin’ Rope Lacrosse Camps is offering nine camps for boys and girls aged 7 and up this summer, mostly in Delaware and in South Jersey. Rippin’ Rope Lacrosse Camps are the premier lacrosse education day camp in the Delaware Valley. Designed for boys and girls ages 7 and up, as old as those entering senior year in HS, looking for improvement with all lacrosse skills, concepts, and strategy at each position on the field. We welcome all skill levels at our camps and, when appropriate, will separate campers by age, ability, and/or preferred position.
Camps and location:
# 9 – So. New Jersey Camp – August 4 to 7 at Marlton Park, Woodstown, NJ
REGISTER HERE at www.rippinrope.com
American Indoor Lacrosse Association Integrated Academies for Summer of 2014. the camps feature AILA’s In|Crosse System, developed by AILA President and Philadelphia Wing’s GM Johnny Mouradian. In|Crosse education and training, AILA’s proprietary system leverages the integration and convergence of the indoor version of lacrosse with the field game. The cutting edge program teaches bio-mechanics, principles, strategies and tactics of indoor lacrosse taking advantage of the several features like small goals (4’x 4’9), 30 second shot clock, five on five lacrosse, players learn to play offense and defense, to name a few skills. The academies are for players from 3rd grade through players heading into college.
2014 American Indoor Lacrosse Association Summer Academies:
Bryn Athyn College – Day Only: August 5th-8th
Integrated programs contribute to the building blocks of lacrosse literacy, developing well rounded field players by taking advantage of the many features of indoor lacrosse and transferring the benefits to their field game. For information and registration at www.ailacrosse.net. Questions, contact Brendan Staudt, firstname.lastname@example.org. “YOUR LEADER FOR INDOOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING”
Black Bear Lacrosse 2014 summer camps. Black Bear Lacrosse has been providing expert instruction and training at camps and clinics for over a decade. Black Bear Camp directors are all current or former high school head coaches with a passion for teaching the game. In addition to its fundamentals program, which is designed to introduce the game to beginning and intermediate players, Black Bear provides advanced technique and training for experienced players, in a fast paced, fun environment.
Upper Merion – Aug 4-8 boys only
Avalon 2 – Aug 11-15 boys and girls
Click here to register.
Philadelphia Wings Brodie Merrill Development Camp on Aug. 11-14 at Shipley School. This positional camp, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., is geared toward players of all ages who want to improve their overall lacrosse IQ, playing style, and knowledge. Click here to learn more about Wings Lacrosse Camp or to register today.
Learn the game from some of the top players and coaches in the game. Brodie Merrill brings his expertise from playing both field and box lacrosse to develop campers into better lacrosse players. Camp will include: Position, Age, and Skill Specific instruction; Leadership development; Fun non-lacrosse games; Implementation of BOX lacrosse fundamentals into your FIELD lacrosse game; Advice and direction on the importance of education and the NCAA recruiting process; Lacrosse Wake-up Call, The importance of living a healthy and active lifestyle; Player package and Prizes from Brine Lacrosse; A pair of tickets to the 2015 Wings home opener.
Maplezone SI in Garnet Valley offers boys’ private lessons, semi-private lessons, and team training. Our indoor fieldhouse allows us the ability to train regardless of the outside weather. Contact Jeff Murray at email@example.com for further information.
Lacrosse Evolution Private Lessons and Team Training sessions at both its Downingtown and King of Prussia training facilities. 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 www.laxevo.com or call (610) 873-9910 for the Downingtown Training Center or (484) 684-7011 for the King of Prussia Training Center.
Format for submitting events on Phillylacrosse.com:
Name of clinic; Date, time, location, target age; One sentence description of what’s being offered at clinic and instructor(s) if relevant; how to register (with link, e-mail, number, listing price is optional).
(also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).
Name of league; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of league; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).
Name of camp; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of what’s being offered with instructors if you wish; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).
Name of tourney; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of format; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).
As of Jan. 1, 2011, camp listings cost $50; clinics, trainings, leagues cost $20. (the cost is free to advertisers.)
To submit a listing, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org