Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/15/20
From Press Release
Registration is open for the Steelyard Sports Middle School Defense Academy, featuring Philly defensive legend Tucker Durkin.
The Academy is for boys in grades 6 to 8 and the price is $250 for all sessions, which run from Oct 31-Nov. 21, from 9-10:30 AM.
Steelyard Sports is located at 538 Swedeland Rd, King of Prussia PA 19406.
Click here to register for Phase 1 (Phase 2 registration will be announced in the coming weeks)
Steelyard’s Defense Academy is a two-phase program built to teach the fundamentals of being a defensemen through various drills and training circuits that help with footwork, agility and stick skills. Learn from one of the best to do it, Tucker Durkin!
Durkin, an assistant coach at Drexel, plays for the Atlas in the PLL. He was recently named to the PLL All-Star team. He is a six-time First Team All-Pro and a five-time All-Star. In 2017, he was named the MLL Defender of the Year.
While playing at Johns Hopkins University, Durkin was a 2x NCAA Defender of the Year and a 2x First Team All-American. In addition to being a member of the 2018 Team USA Gold Medal team, Durkin was Team USA’s Most Outstanding Defender and was a member of the 2014 All-World team.
Durkin also was a two-time scholastic All-American and the Phillylacrosse.com Player of the Year in 2009 when he led La Salle to the first PIAA championship.