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

Monday, 2nd January 2012

Categories Camps, Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Leagues, Tournaments, Training, Youth, Posted 1/2/12


Greg Cattrano Lacrosse Co-Ed Goalie Clinic for boys and girls, Sunday, Jan. 15 at Shipley School’s Gymnasium from noon-4 p.m. The indoor clinic is presented by Shipley Athletics and the Boys’ Lacrosse program. Weather permitting, some of the clinic also will be held outdoors on the new Shipley turf fields at Montgomery Avenue in Bryn Mawr. Each participant will receive an unstrung Warrior Head, an $80.00 retail value.
Registration: Click here for more info and registration.

2012 Girls Winter Lacrosse Academy, Tuesdays: 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 7pm-8:30pm, for High School girls, at United Sports in Downingtown.
Cost: $195/player; Registration Deadline: January 9, 2012, *valid United Sports membership required* ; -ELAX Academy Program Our program promises to: Educate, as well as Excel and Elevate your game! Elite Level Program for the Experienced High School aged Player!

Coach Duck’s High Level Fall Lacrosse Clinics, featuring three highly successful Philly coaches Phyllis Kilgour, Kim Jackson and Jenny Duckenfield. TRAINING DATES
January 2nd, 9th, 16th (6:30pm-8pm) January 23rd (*7pm Start)
February- Begins **January 30th (6:30pm-8pm) Feb 6th -13th 27th (4 Sessions $200 or $65/ session)
450 Lancaster Avenue Haverford, PA
Jan 29th, Feb 5th, 12th, 26th (12:45pm-1:45pm)
(4 Sessions $180 or $50/session)

To register, contact Coach Duck at 484-571-1112 or E-Mail:
AMPRO FIELDHOUSE, 30 Bunting Lane Clifton Heights Pa 19018High pressure individual attacking and defensive training and drills designed to develop both attack and defensive game skills. Using 2v1, 2v2, 3v2, 3v3, 4v4 and 5v5 drills.

Coach Duck’s Middle School Girls Afternoon Lacrosse Clinics, Wednesday Afternoons 4:45pm-6:00pm, December 7th- 14th and January 4th-11th-18th-25th & February 1st- 8th-15th-22nd, at AMPRO FIELDHOUSE, 30 Bunting Lane Clifton Heights Pa, High level Lacrosse Training, Space is Limited so Register Early; High Pressure Individual Attacking and Defensive Training, Into drills designed to develop both attack and defensive game skills.
Using 2v1, 2v2, 3v2, 3v3, 4v4 and 5v5 drills. Call Coach Jen Duckenfield at 484-571-1112. E-Mail:

Crossefire Lacrosse preseason clinics for conditioning, skill development and game instruction for female lacrosse players of all ability levels in grades 4 through 12.
At each clinic, participants are guided through an intense workout of strategy and skill instruction. Coached, small-sided round robin games allow for practice and implementation of emphasized skills and techniques. While instruction is the primary focus of the clinics, they are also the venue by which players are identified for invitation into the Phantastix Lacrosse Club.
JoAnn Yusko and Sue Frazier, head coaches of the Phantastix teams, direct this program. Click here for details and online registration.

The clinics include: 2-Hour Workout per clinic, Strong emphasis on skill development, Agility training and conditioning, Limited enrollment, Regulation cages; special indoor balls

Clinic dates and locations:
Episcopal Academy (Newtown Square): Jan. 7; Jan. 14; Jan. 21; Jan. 28; Feb. 4; Feb. 11.
12:00 – 2:00 PM Grades 4 – 5 – 6 – 7
2:00 – 4:00 PM Grades 8 – 9 & Middle School Goalies
4:00 – 6:00 PM Grades 10 – 11 – 12 & High School Goalies

CAT-Pickering (Phoenixville): Jan. 8; Jan. 15; Jan. 22; Jan. 29; Feb. 5; Feb. 12
1:00 – 3:00 PM Grades 6 -7-8
3:00 – 5:00 PM Grades 9 – 10 – 11

or Penn Charter (Philadelphia): Jan. 8; Jan. 15; Jan. 22; Jan. 29; Feb. 5; Feb. 12
12:00 – 2:00 PM Grades 9 – 10 – 11 – 12
2:00 – 4:00 PM Grades 6 – 7 – 8

The rate is $40 per clinic or all six weeks for $220. The price includes experienced Coaches – including former US Team Players, Division I All-Americans, College players and local HS Coaches. To pay by check through the mail: CAC, INC. 2045, Grantham Road, Berwyn, PA 19312 Confirmation and directions will be emailed to all applicants.
Coach Duck’s High school High School Girls Afternoon Lacrosse Training, High level Lacrosse Training
SPACE is Limited Register Early
High Pressure Individual Attacking and Defensive Training
Into drills designed to develop both attack and defensive game skills.
Using 2v1, 2v2, 3v2, 3v3, 4v4 and 5v5 drills.
Mondays 4PM-5:30PM
January 9th-16th-23rd-30thth & February 6st-13th-20th-27th
AMPRO FIELDHOUSE, 30 Bunting Lane Clifton Heights Pa 19018; Cost: $200. 4 /sessions- $100 2 /Sessions
Call Coach Jen Duckenfield at 484-571-1112. E-Mail:

2012 Girls Lacrosse Holiday Clinics, Martin Luther King Day-January 16, 2012 & Presidents Day-February 20, 2012, at United Sports in Downingtown
Age/Secession: Secession 1: 9am-12pm (Elementary and Middle School)
Secession 2: 12pm-3pm (High School)
Cost: Individual Clinic Fee $50/player
2 Clinic Package Fee $90/player
*valid United Sports membership required*
-Provide athletes with the tools and focused training essential to improve.
**Cleats may be worn for the MLK Clinic, but please bring sneakers as well! **NO Cleats may be worn for the President’s Day Clinic, please wear sneakers only!

2012 Winter Girls Lacrosse Skills Sessions, at United Sports in Downingtown, Sundays: 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, Age: Youth/Middle School
Time: Beginner 12-1pm/Developmental 1-2pm/Advanced 2-3pm ; Cost: $125/player; Registration Deadline: January 29, 2012
*valid United Sports membership required*
-Six 1-hour sessions-Each session will focus on a different set of skills or concept but ALL fundamental skills will be emphasized each session. *New in 2011: Each player will receive a personal skill evaluation at the end of the six-week training!

Suburban Lacrosse spring clinics, at Lansdale Catholic High School, for girls in Grades 4-through-9. The clinic will focus on proper techniques for shooting, passing, catching and cradling. It will also include instruction in one on one shooting, agility training, cutting, defensive footwork and positioning, 8-meter shots, and drills to work on alone. Also included will be specialized goalie sessions, advanced and basic stick skills and small sided games. The clinic will teach fundamentals and develop new techniques to enhance the skills necessary for success in lacrosse. Participation is open to all skill levels and players. The clinic will be directed and coached by Jami Wilus Behm, former US Lacrosse Team Member, La Salle University and North Penn Hall of Fame athlete and Mike Wilus, 4 year letter winner at the University of Massachusetts and 2011 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Senior Scholar Athlete as well as current and former Division I players.

Cost: Package Deal: 3 two hour clinics =$135.00 for all 3 or $50.00 dollars for each individual clinic

Package (Spring) 4th-9th grade
Sunday April 15th 9am-11am
Sunday April 22nd 9am-11am
Sunday April 29th 9am-11am

For further information contact: Jami Wilus-Director; Mike Wilus-Director. E-Mail:

Aftershock Grades 5/6 AND 7/8 Futures Teams
8 Weeks of Training and two July Tournaments
There are no tryouts and no cuts for these teams. Spots will fill up fast, register online

$350 Girls entering the 7/8 grade in Fall 2012
$250 Girls entering the 5/6 grade in Fall 2012
Team fee includes uniform, sweats, tournament entry fees and coaches stipend.
REGISTER NOW FOR K-4 Clinics, 6 Weeks on Monday Nights, Register Online
$75 Girls entering K-4 grade in Fall 2012, Each player will receive a team pinnie.
All Aftershock practices and clinics are held at Black Rock Park behind the Upper Providence Police Station, 1286 Black Rock Rd. Collegeville, PA


2012 Winter Youth Girls INDOOR RECREATIONAL Lacrosse League, Thursdays: January 19, 2012-March 1,2012, Time: 5pm-9pm, Age: 3rd-6th Grade, at United Sports-Downingtown, PA; Cost: $88/player on or before January 5th, $99/player after January 5th-January 19th, 2012
*valid United Sports membership required* -Accepting youth Recreational Players from all outdoor clubs-Individual Sign-Ups (teams created based on ability and age)-First night is Practice with the team; remainder dates are dedicated to games.

Coach Duck’s 2012 Middle School Girls Lacrosse League at Ampro Fieldhouse, Competitive League; Saturday February 4th-March 10th, $85/Player Minimum 12 Players per game; 40 Minute Games, Team or Individual signups available, Questions or registration: or 484-571-1112. Games at Ampro at 30 Bunting Lane Clifton Heights, PA 19018


Elite Training’s Pre-Season Lacrosse Speed, Strength and Conditioning Camp. Next Session: January 5-March 3
Time: Thursday 7-8 pm, Saturday, 2:30-3:30pm; 4 North Warner Ave. Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.
Target age: Boys and girls that are currently in 6th to 12th grades. Lacrosse specific Strength, Speed and Conditioning Training Camp will address the unique needs of lacrosse players, such as footwork, hand speed, explosive power, muscular strength, anaerobic endurance, cardiovascular conditioning, core training and injury prevention.
Click here to register:
E-mail: or call 610-203-1409
Price is $199 per athlete, per session

La Salle Summer camps, Day Camp, June 18-22, 2012, Time: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Boys 7-16 & Girls 5-13, Fee: $260. Click here to register.
One-on-one training, challenging competitions, informative lectures, creative drills, high fidelity video sessions, and first-rate facilities all add up to a great lacrosse experience. Each instructional period is tailored with one goal in mind – to make you a better lacrosse player.

Eastern Lacrosse Overnight & Commuter Camps, July 16-19, 2012, All Day
Age: Middle School, JV, and Varsity
Location: Alvernia University-Reading, PA
Cost: Individual Overnight Tuition: $395/player; Team Overnight Tuition: $375/player, Individual Commuter Tuition: $250/player; Team Commuter Tuition: $230/player
Registration Deadline: June 15, 2012
-Eastern Lacrosse Overnight and Commuter Camp is designed for the Athlete who wants to work with All-American and World Class Stars who can take their game to the next level. These expert coaches will be working hands on with campers. This is a great opportunity to get up front and close to many of the Nation’s Top College Coaches.


Girls Lacrosse Indoor Winter Festival Tournament, Monday, February 20, 2012, Time: 8am-5pm
Divisions: Senior A (Varsity), Senior B (JV)
Middle School (7th and 8th Grade), Youth (5th and 6th Grade)
Location: United Sports-Downingtown, PA
Cost: $375/team; Registration Deadline: January 27, 2012
-Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3/ 20-minute games-7 v 7 championship format (6 field players + 1 goalie)-Great competition and an excellent way to prepare for the upcoming Spring season! College Coaches are invited to attend!
**Tournament SOLD OUT in 2010 and 2011!!!

Inaugural Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament for girls Saturday June 30, Sunday July 1, 2012 at The Westtown School in West Chester, PA. Run by the Pattison Sports Group and NXTsports, the Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament will host high school and girls’ youth lacrosse teams from across the country. The tournament will consist of six girls’ divisions, three high school divisions and three youth divisions. Each team is guaranteed five games throughout the weekend and teams playing for divisional Summer Slam titles will play to a Championship.

Girls’ Youth Divisions will start Saturday morning with the High School Showcase beginning Saturday afternoon. Both divisions will conclude with championship play on Sunday.
Tournament registration as well as additional Summer Slam information can be found at For additional information on the Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament, please call Scott Ely of the Pattison Sports Group at 484-356-1024 or visit

2012 All American Showcase Summer Tournament, June 16-17, Sat.& Sun., Divisions: Senior A, Senior B, Middle School
Location: United Sports-Downingtown, PA
Cost: Senior A: $1550/team; Senior B: $1450/team; Middle School: $1350/team
Application and Deposit deadline: January 31, 2012
**Tournament may sell out prior to this date**
-All American Showcase is for open teams, sophomores, freshman, and middle school teams-Championship format-4 full games with 2 x 25 minutes halves-Top competition from across the country and Canada! DI, II, III & WDIA College Coaches are invited to attend!

2012 Nation’s Capitol Cup Summer Tournament,
June 22-24, Friday Night/ All Day Sat.&Sun
Divisions: Capitol Division (2013 and 2014 graduates); Red Division (2013, 2014, 2015); White Division (2015 and 2016); Blue Division (2017, 2018, and 2019)
Location: Maryland SoccerPlex-Boyds, MD
Cost: Capitol Division-$1600/team; Red Division-$1600/team; White Division-$1450/team; Blue Division-$1350/team
Application and Deposit deadline: January 31, 201; **Tournament may sell out prior to this date**
-Round Robin Format-Teams will receive 4 Full Length games (two 25 min halves – 5 min. half time) on FULL regulation fields- Games played at a world class facility on 24 pristine playing fields- Each bracket is weighted for strong, competitive games- Complex is close to the Baltimore and Capital Beltways for easy access- All of the NCAA Institutions invited to attend!!

2012 Girls Upper Atlantic Summer Lacrosse Tournament, July 6-8
Divisions: Senior A (Graduation Yrs 2013, 2014); Senior B (Graduation Yrs 2015, 2016); Middle School (Graduation Yrs 2017, 2018, 2019)
Location: United Sports-Downingtown, PA
Cost: Senior A & B Division: $1450/team; Middle School Division: $1350/team
Application and Deposit Due: March 20, 2012
-Championship format and awards will be given to all Champions and Finalists in ALL divisions-Over 125 teams participated in 2011-4 full length games-In 2011, NCAA DI, II, and III college coaches were in attendance-One of the Nation’s longest standing lacrosse tournaments-celebrating 12 years!!!!


AfterShock training sessions, beginning in January, offering private and small group training in its indoor facility, 123 Main St. Phoenixville
Private 1 on 1 or Small Groups of 3-5 Training Sessions will be available
Goalie, Offense, Defense, Speed and Agility
Private 1 on 1, $40 per hour,
Groups of 3-5, $25 per hour
To set up your sessions please contact Jenn Medaglia directly at 610-564-5996,

Goalie training by Stephanie Ellis for all levels and ages. Ellis was an All-American at Radnor High School and a Regional All-American at Penn State. Each GK will have: an individual evaluation, personalized coaching plan to improve, agility and speed work plans specific for goalies, emphasis on mental toughness. For info, contact 610.316.4798 or Email:
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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).

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