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Philly Lacrosse Showcase launches new website; girls’ event coaches are released

Tuesday, 24th August 2010

Categories Boy's/Men's, Events, Girl's/Women's, Recruiting, Posted 8/24/10

NXT Sports™ and Showcase Lacrosse have launched a new website for Showcase Lacrosse and the Philly Lacrosse Showcase.

The new website,, will provide information and online registration about all upcoming Showcase events, including the upcoming 2010 Philly Showcase boys’ and girls events’ on November 20-21 at Episcopal Academy.

“The Philly Lacrosse Showcase has become an established part of the fall recruiting landscape, and we wanted to create a website that makes available all the information needed by participants, their families, college coaches, and lacrosse fans,” said Andy Hayes, President of NXT Sports.

Showcase Lacrosse’s debut event, the 2009 Philly Lacrosse Showcase, attracted 336 high school boys’ lacrosse players and 119 college coaches to Episcopal in Newtown Square. This year the Showcase has expanded to include a girls’ event on Nov. 21, preceded by the boys’ event on Nov. 21.

Both the boys’ and girls’ events are open and will feature over 300 of the top scholastic players in the nation as well as more than 100 college coaches. The boys’ event is already sold out; the event is accepting registration for the waiting list. The girls’ event remains open for freshmen through seniors.

Hayes also has released the list of 16 girls’ coaches from the Philadelphia area that will coach the 16 teams under event director Jen Duckenfield.

Girls’ team coaches:

Wendy Landry, Unionville
Phyllis Kilgour, Radnor (retired head coach, 2010 Coach of the Year)
Kim Jackson, Henderson
George Dick, Harriton
Kevin Goforth, Bishop Shanahan
Jami Wilus, North Penn
Amy Orcutt, Conestoga
Kim Pearsall, Episcopal Academy
Tom Gannon, Wissahickon Youth Lacrosse
Laura Capuano, Bayard Rustin
Laurie Markle, Methacton
Meg Magee, Penncrest
Anne Pillion, Conestoga
Lauren Becker-Rubin, Friends’ Central School
Joe Tornetta, Great Valley
Kate Henwood, Garnet Valley


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