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Registration open for HEADstrong Quakers tryouts at Steelyard Sports on Aug. 18, 20, 21

Monday, 17th August 2020

Categories Boy's/Men's, Club, Events, Tryouts  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/18/20

Registration is open for the HEADstrong Quakers tryouts at Steelyard Sports.

The Details:

Location: Steelyard Sports, 538 Swedeland Rd., King of Prussia
Dates:

August 18 – 2023, 2024, 5:30-7 p.m.
August 20 – 2025, 2026, 5:30-7 p.m.
August 21 – 2027, 2028, 2029-30, 5:30-7 p.m.
Interested 2022s contact staff at headstrongquakers@gmail.com about openings
Click here to register – https://www.headstronglaxphl.org/tryouts

About the HEADstrong LC

In 2017, the HEADstrong Foundation partnered with the coaching staff of the University of Pennsylvania to form HEADstrong Quakers, the Philadelphia-based program of HEADstrong Lacrosse lead by the UPenn Men’s Lacrosse coaching staff. HEADstrong Quakers aims to provide a great experience for all of it’s players and families while serving a bigger mission. Each year, our mission is to:

  • Provide the BEST coaching to our players from CURRENT professional college coaches. Improvement is always at the forefront of everything we do.
  • Ensure that all players have FUN and keep everything in perspective. While our goal is to win, we never sacrifice the development and experience of our players and families.
  • Introduce and foster a culture of service, sportsmanship and hard work to our players starting at a young age and continuing through College and beyond.
  • Above all else, support the HEADstrong Foundation and the mission of our founder, Nick “HEAD” Colleluori to support families going through their fight with Cancer and ultimately get aHEAD of Cancer!

We are a club that prioritizes three things above all else:

Coaching: All of our teams are lead by a College Coach, ensuring that players are given the best instruction possible, and giving our older boys a leg up in the recruiting process.
Improvement: With great coaching comes improvement, and we want our boys to focus on the process of becoming a better lacrosse player rather than short-term shortcuts to win at the expense of improvement.
Fun:Lacrosse is the best sport out there, and it should be FUN. We believe that as long as players are working hard, getting excellent coaching and having fun, they’ll want to play this game for a long time and reach their potential.
Everything we do supports the HEADstrong Foundation and their goal to support famliies affected by Cancer, and we always want to represent the Foundation with the highest quality people and families we can!

About our Year-Round Program
Fall
Season starts September and runs through mid-November
6 Fall practices
One Fall Event
Winter
No MANDATORY training, allowing multi-sport athletes to focus on their other sports. Opt-in option for 6-week Winter Training Program hosted by UPenn Staff in their NCAA Regulation Indoor Bubble
Spring
With our staff being comprised nearly exclusively of NCAA coaches, we will not play/practice in the Spring
Summer
Minimum of 12 Practices
3-4 Tournaments Events

Coaching Staff

2022: Mike Murphy (UPenn HC) and Jamie Lockard (Widener Univ HC)
2023: Dave Page (UPenn Assistant) and Bryan McDermott (Episcopal Academy)
2024: Hugh Donovan (UPenn Assistant) and Aaron Grill (Ursinus College)
2025: Dave Page (UPenn Assistant) and Kevin Kohout (Del Val University HC)
2026: Dave Page (UPenn Assistant) and Kevin Kohout (Del Val University HC)
2027: Hugh Donovan (UPenn Assistant) and Pete Adorno (RPI)
2028/29: Mike Murphy (UPenn HC) and Jamie Lockard (Widener Univ HC)


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