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Updated Philly girls’ lacrosse events: Clinics, leagues, showcases

Sunday, 13th November 2016

Categories Banquet, Charity, Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Leagues, Recruiting, Showcase, Tournaments, Training, Posted 11/13/16

Girls’ events


Maplezone Sports Institute Girls Indoor League, powered by Heritage Lacrosse
Click here for more information and to register.
Format: Modified indoor lacrosse rules; Game play is 7 v. 7 (6 field players and a goalie); Each team will play 8 games, followed by playoffs for the top 4 teams in each division; Games are two 20-minute halves; Two passes must be completed in the offensive end before a shot on goal; Goggles and mouth guards are MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES for all players
5 Divisions (tentative): High School AA (top varsity level programs); High School A (varsity level programs); High School JV (primarily 9th and 10th grade, some 11th graders); Middle School Varsity (7th and 8th grade); Middle School JV (5th and 6th grade)
Location: MSI Fieldhouse, 1451 Conchester Highway, Garnet Valley, PA 19060

Coach Duck’s Sunday Winter Leagues

Competitive High School, 12/4-1/22
Middle School 1/29-3/5
Game Times 11:00 am- 5:00 pm
$1,000/Team or $100/Individual


Coach Duck Skills Clinics, at Agnes Irwin, Stick Skills, Attack, Defense, Goal Tending. Train with Coach Duck, and top area coaches compete with the best players in PA, NJ, and DE. The clinics will be held on Wednesday nights from 6:30PM- 8:00PM
Agnes Irwin is located at 275 S. Ithan Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA
Cost: $50 per session or package of 3 sessions for $120. Click here to register.

BaggataGirls™ Winter Clinics: at Main Line Sports Center (Grades K-12) Berwyn, PA), (Sessions #1 and #2), which will take place at Main Line Sports Center in Berwyn from November 2016 through February 2017. Sessions available to girls in Grades K-4, 5-8 and 9-12 (please check website for schedules).
Proven program with focus on teaching the FUNdamentals, but with a Flair. Novel drills, concepts and language players can understand, relate to and retain – all in a high energy / supportive setting.
Fast-paced training designed to transfer knowledge, maximize touches, foster motor coordination and promote ambidexterity.
Curriculum fashioned to help players learn the look and style of play that has emerged in girls’ lacrosse.
Instruction tailored to develop each player’s lacrosse IQ and overall comfort level playing America’s native game, which our North American forebears called “Baggataway.”
We teach the values of tradition, honor and respect for the game.

For more information, clinic times, names/experience of clinicians, directions and to register, please click here.

BaggataGirls™ is not tied to any club or school team. Register soon, reserve a spot, space is limited.  Per diem options are available, space permitting.

Taylor Cummings Girls’ Lacrosse Clinic, hosted by Brotherly Love Lacrosse Club, on Tuesday, November 8th at the Legacy Fields in Kennedy Square, 8:30- 10:30am. Legacy Fields, Kennett Square (636 S. Walnut St., Kennett Square, PA 19348)
COST: $65
This clinic is open to all and is limited to 90 players.
Please bring all equipment including stick, goggles, mouth guard, and cleats. Also, please wear a reversible jersey.
Click here to register.

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

Pennsylvania Lacrosse Clinics, run by Taylor Cummings Lacrosse, on Dec. 3 at Radnor High School. The event is sponsored by STEPS Lacrosse. Session 1 is being held from 9 a.m.-noon for girls in Grades 6 to 8. The fee is $100. There is an optional draw clinic from 12:30-1:30 p.m. for all ages. The fee is $15 for that session. Session 2 is being held for players in Grades 9 to 12 from 2-5 p.m. The fee is $100.
For more information, e-mail

Youth Clinics

Stot-to-Ox Beginner Training (boys and girls) by Blue Ox Lacrosse in November and December at Main Line Sports Center in Berwyn.
Dates: November 27, December 4, December 11, December 18. Time: Sundays 9-10 am. Fees: Regular $100. Ages: Beginners 4-8 years old
Registration Link:
Players will be given a progressive program to enhance lacrosse fundamentals.
Each week will provide a chance for our players to interact through fun and engaging lacrosse drills.
Our staff is comprised of the best local professional and college lacrosse players with years of experience in youth lacrosse coaching.
For more information please contact:,,

1st Start Lacrosse is moving indoors for the winter to three different locations. 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 aged 3-to-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 is a 6 week program on Sundays starting January 15 where each session will be 60 minutes long. Lacrosse sticks (plastic) 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 fall:
The Episcopal Academy, Class of 1940 Daniel Dougherty Field House, Newtown Square, PA, Time: 8:30-9:30 AM
Lamb-Miller Field House at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, Time: 10:30-11:30 AM
Ampro Sports Fieldhouse, Primos, PA, Time: 12:30-1:30 PM, Address: 30 Bunting Ln, Primos, PA 19018
Make your child’s 1st Start at lacrosse one they will NEVER forget!!
To register please go to
Any questions about the program please contact John Bodnar at

Winter showcases

The Launch Showcase, a girls’ recruiting event for players interested in Division II, III and NAIA colleges. The event will be held on Dec. 4 at Spooky Nook Sports Complex (indoor turf bubble) 2913 Spooky Nook Rd., Manheim, PA 17545.
This premier girls’ event allows players graduating in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 to enter individually and showcase themselves before Division II, III, and NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) college coaches while learning more about the game, networking with athletes and coaches, and acquiring more knowledge about the recruiting process.
Registration link: Click here
Fees: $180/per athlete
Each participant will receive: * Great day of lacrosse inside the largest sports complex in the United States. * FREE profile so coaches can quickly scan and review their athletic profile! (regularly $149/yr) * 80+ minutes of drills and skills
*Five 7 v 7 games. *College recruiting discussion lead by college coaches. * Video of skills session and games available for purchase.
*Top 30 athletes chosen to play in SHOWCASE game. *Network with college coaches and other athletes. *Social media attention. *Thank you Gift Bag.

The Draft, by Ultimate Events, Dec. 10-11 at Spooky Nook, Manheim, PA. Age Groups – 2017s to 2020s. This showcase is only for nominated players
• Many of the Nation’s top DII and DIII institutions will be in attendance; Due to time of year and NCAA Recruiting Rules, DIs will not be in attendance.
• Participants will take part in individual drills (run by DII and DIII coaches) and small game sessions, in order to most comprehensively showcase their talent
• Teams will be “Drafted” from these sessions and put into teams that will compete full field
• Top DII and DIII college coaches will be running all drills and will be the coaches for the drafted teams
• Participants will be playing in the LARGEST Sports Complex in North America: Spooky Nook Sports!
• High Resolution Video will be taken all day and distributed to all college coaches in the nation
• A unique overhead balcony will allow spectators and college coaches to view all play
Click here to get drafted

Frozen 150, MapleZone Sports Institute, Garnet Valley, PA, Friday, December 30, by Victory Events. GRADUATION YEARS 2018, 2019, 2020
Register Here
Refer a Player
Taking place INDOORS on Friday December 30th, this one-day event will give the Top Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior players in the country an opportunity to demonstrate their talents in front of premier college lacrosse programs while learning new techniques and skills that they can apply to their game.
The Frozen 150 Showcase is centered around three main components:
1. Instructional Clinic: In two different 75-minute sessions, players will participate in position-specific training led by NCAA college coaches from some of the nation’s top programs.
2. Recruiting Q&A: Immediately following lunch, athletes will sit down and listen to a panel of Division I, II and III coaches provide insight into the recruiting process. This will be a 30 minute moderated session.
3. Showcase Games: Players will be rostered on predetermined and equally balanced teams according to their graduation year and position. Each team will play three 45 minute games in front of college coaches in an intimate and competitive environment.
This is an open registration event that will feature some of the best High School girls lacrosse players in the Mid-Atlantic. Gatorade ensures that every athlete at our events is well-hydrated and fueled with stations at ever field. Gametime Footage has their cameras ready to make sure your highlight reel doesn’t miss a single play.

The 88 Showcase, for girls in the Classes of 2018 and 2019 at the Total Turf Complex at 614 Lambs Road, Pitman, NJ 08071 (15 minutes from Philadelphia) on January 2, 2017.
Limited to a total of 88 girls, The 88 Showcase is a Micro-Showcase designed to truly spotlight every player in attendance. Players will have multiple opportunities to be coached by event staff College Coaches as they rotate through high level stations. After players and coaches participate in a Recruiting Q & A, players will play modified small sided games to showcase their abilities to college coaches on hand. Team size will be very limited in order to maximize the exposure for each player. This Micro- Showcase format allows the players and coaches to really connect on multiple levels therefore making the evaluation process much improved. If a girls’ lacrosse player in the class of 2018 or 2019 is considering DII or DIII college lacrosse, this will be a tremendous opportunity for them to showcase their abilities and learn from some of the best college coaches around.
How to register: Visit


The Fifth Annual EVANFEST Lacrosse Banquet will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 at Drexelbrook Catering in Drexel Hill. Once again, the event will feature big-name speakers and a program that fittingly honors a youth tournament and foundation in Evan Brady’s name that has raised $1 million in funds and helped 250 families with children that have life-threatening diseases. Individual banquet tickets are $95; the event runs from, 6:30-9 p.m. Click here to purchase a ticket. The first hour of the program features an open bar and time for attendees to mingle.
This event is a celebration of the Philadelphia Lacrosse Community and its dedication to recognizing the many ways the community assists in helping people’s lives off the field as well as on the field. Evan Brady was a youth lacrosse standout who battled osteogenic sarcoma (bone cancer) for several years until passing away at the age of 19 in 2005. The 10th annual EVANFEST lacrosse festival will be held in April 2017 at Malvern Prep. EVANFEST draws more than 40 boys’ youth lacrosse teams in the U-15 and U-13 divisions.
The Master of Ceremonies for the event again is Philly lacrosse standout goalie Brian Dougherty, the head coach at Chestnut Hill College and a recent inductee into the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame. The special guest speaker is popular Philly comedian Joe Conklin, who makes guest appearances frequently on WIP 94.1 sports talk radio in Philadelphia, and is known in the Philadelphia area for impersonations of local athletes as well as national celebrities.

Spring league

Maplezone Sports Institute Girls Atlantic Club Lacrosse League for Middle School and Youth teams. Maplezone Sports Institute (MSI), powered by Heritage Lacrosse, is pleased to announce the launch of the Atlantic Club Lacrosse League, a youth girls spring league for 2017 that will feature competitive travel club teams with players in the graduating classes of 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024. Doubleheaders will be scheduled for each team on alternating Sundays. Games are 12-minute running quarters with a minute-long break in between quarters and a five-minute halftime.
Teams play eight regular season games before playoff Sunday that determines the league champion by graduating class. The dates are March 26; April 9 and 30 and May 14 and 21. All games are played on all turf fields at the MSI Sports Village located in Aston, PA. Schedules, results and standings will all be available real time.
The league uses modified Federation rules with minor tweaks. There is limited contact with an emphasis on player safety, especially when it comes to head contact and unsportsmanlike play.
League Overview: (8 games / team + playoffs); Each team plays 8 games, plus playoffs; Play 2 games/day, every other Sunday; Minimizes conflicts, maximizes value of each game day; Games comprised of four 12-minute quarters; Game Days – March 26, April 9, April 30, May 14 (Playoffs on May 21)
4 Divisions: Tentative groupings (may be subject to change): 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
Location: MSI Sports Village, 4881 Chichester Ave., Aston, PA 19014
Click HERE to learn more and register!

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