Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/20/17
The Mesa Lacrosse Club is holding its boys’ tryouts for its high school programs on July 23 at The Haverford School 450 Lancaster Avenue Haverford, PA 19041.
Mesa High School Boys Dates
2020 July 23rd, 6:00 to 7:45 PM
2021 July 23rd, 6:00 to 7:45 PM
Click here to register (no walkups accepted)
FOUNDERS & DIRECTORS BIOS
BOB AITKEN, FOUNDER
Bob Aitken founded Mesa Lacrosse in 2007. Bob is a member of both the Eastern Pennsylvania and Penn Charter Hall of Fame. He played locally at Penn Charter where he was a team captain and named All-American. He helped lead Penn Charter to three straight state titles. Coach Aitken played collegiately and was captain at William and Mary where he shares the all-time scoring record. He was selected to the North/South College All-Star Game in his senior year.
TRAVIS LOVING, FOUNDER
Travis Loving enters his 17th season as the defensive and goalie coach at The Haverford School. Coach Loving played goalie collegiately at Army for legendary Coach Jack Emmer. At West Point, he served as the team’s captain in 1996 and was a 3-time All-Patriot league selection. Coach Loving has coached 36 high school All-Americans, 10 Division I goalies, 11 Inter-Ac title teams, 5 Inter-Ac tournament title teams, 1 state championship team in 2005, and 2 undefeated national championship teams in 2011 and 2015.
JOHN NOSTRANT, FOUNDER
John Nostrant is the Athletic Director and Head Coach at The Haverford School. As a player, John was a 3-time All-American midfielder at Washington College and a 2-time All-Pro player for the Philadelphia Wings and the Baltimore Thunder. Coach Nostrant has served as the Head Coach of The Haverford School since 1991, winning more than 300 games. Coach Nostrant has coached 36 high school All-Americans, 13 Inter-Ac title teams, 4 Inter-Ac tournament title teams, 2 state championship teams (2000 and 2005), and 2 undefeated national championship teams in 2011 and 2015. He also served as an assistant coach for the USA U-19 world team which won the gold medal in 2008.
MARK PETRONE, FOUNDER
Mark Petrone enters his 16th season as the offensive coach at The Haverford School. Coach Petrone played collegiately at Gettysburg College and spent 4 seasons coaching at Franklin & Marshall College and Lynchburg College. In the high school ranks, he has coached 32 high school All-Americans, 11 Division I face-off men, 9 Inter-Ac title teams, 4 Inter-Ac tournament title teams, 1 state championship team in 2005, and 2 undefeated national championship teams in 2011 and 2015.