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

Thursday, 16th January 2020

Categories Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, Golf tourney, High School, Leagues, Showcase, Tournaments, Training, Tryouts, Youth, Posted 1/16/20

Club Tryouts

Philly Blast 2027 and 2028 tryouts (supplemental), Main Line Sports Center, 1340 Swedesford Rd., Berwyn PA 19312 from 8:00-10:00am during club training sessions on January 12th, 19th and 26th. Players only need one session in order to be considered; they can register for multiple sessions to continue training. LINK TO REGISTER


Coach Duck’s Winter Clinics, Saturday Mornings, Phelps School Malvern Athletic Center
1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/22
Middle School 9:00 – 10:30 AM
High School 10:30 AM -12:00 PM
Click here to register

Ultimate Lacrosse Westtown Clinics Saturdays, Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 22, 29, 2:15-3:15pm, Westtown Indoor Gym. Click here to register:

Phantastix Skill Sessions (open to all players). At Agnes Irwin Lower School – Buck Gym, Conestoga and S Ithan Road, Bryn Mawr
Grades: 3rd- 6th grade; Time: 6:30-8:30; Dates: 1/29, 2/5, 2/12
Can attend 1 to 5 sessions Click here to register Saturday Skill Sessions. Grades: 7th-8th, 9-11th. Time: 9:00-10:30 (2024, 2025); 10:30-12:00 (2021,2022,2023). Dates: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8.  Can attend 1 to 5 sessions.
Click here to register

Ultimate Lacrosse Winter Clinic TuneUp on Jan. 18 at MazpleZone Sports Institute in Aston. The clinic is for all girls (any club) in the classes of 2021 through 2027. It will be held from 1-2 p.m. To register, click here – and go to the bottom of the clinics page.

Youth Clinics

West Chester Lacrosse Association 2020 Girls Winter Skills Clinics (Grades 1 to 8, any player from any area) at Westtown School. The foundation of the clinic is a high-level instruction to hone core fundamental skills in a fun environment. Open to all beginners who want to try a new sport as well as experienced players looking to cultivate their game. Girls Winter Skills Clinic will be led by collegiate and coaching standout, Amanda Gionfriddo. Clinics are staffed with standout local high school and collegiate players. Players will be separated by age and skill level to ensure appropriate coaching and efficient sessions. Space is limited, and spots are on a first-come, first-served basis! DATES/TIMES: Saturdays: January 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th; February 1st, 8th. Tentative schedule – Girls 1st/2nd grades – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM; Girls 3rd/4th grades- 3:30 PM to 4:45 PM; Girls 5th/6th & 7th/8th grades- 4:45 PM to 6:00 PM. LOCATION: Westtown School Athletic Center, 975 Westtown Rd, West Chester, PA 19382. Click here for more info and registration.  Please contact with any questions.

1st Start Lacrosse Winter Clinics, JANUARY/FEBRUARY CLINICS Delco Sports Field House (Ampro), Clifton Heights, PA Time: 11 AM-12 PM 1/12/20-2/9/20 (5 SUNDAYS) Address: 30 Bunting Ln, Clifton Heights, PA 19018 Episcopal Academy, Class of 1940 Daniel Dougherty Field House, Newtown Square, PA TIME: 9 AM – 10 AM 1/12/20 – 2/9/20 (5 SUNDAYS) Address: 1785 Bishop White Drive, Newtown Square, PA 19073 Westtown School, West Chester PA Time: 11 A M-12 PM 1/12/20-2/9/20 (5 Sundays) Address: 975 Westtown Rd, West Chester, PA 19382 The Phield House, Philadelphia, PA Time: 11-12 AM 1/12/20 – 2/9/20 (5 SUNDAYS) Address: 814 Spring Garden St Philadelphia, PA 19123 The All Sports Center, Collegeville, PA Time: 4:30-5:30 1/9/20-2/6/20 (5 THURSDAYS) Address: 1511 W Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426 Germantown Academy, Fort Washington, PA Time: 9 AM-10 AM 1/11/20-2/8/20 (5 SATURDAYS) Address: 340 Morris Road, Fort Washington, PA, 19034

Coaching Clinics

Who: FREE to all PASLA Members – High School Coaches (Varsity/JV, Middle School, Head & Assistants). Presenters: Jill Redfern (Lehigh Head Coach), Missy Doherty (Penn State Head Coach), Katie McConnell (Lafayette Head Coach), Kate Goldstein (Villanova Assistant Coach). Registration Direct Link:
Time: 8:30 am check-In, coffee and light refreshments. From 9:00 am to 1:30 pm will be the presentations and a working lunch
Location: Agnes Irwin School. 275 S Ithan Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010


Winter Training

Blue Ox Middle School Winter Training, at Main Line Sports Center in Berwyn, 1340 Swedesford Rd., Berwyn PA 19428. . Register for all trainings here –
Girls Middle School Shooters & Dodgers Training (Wednesdays)
Blue Ox Lacrosse present girls training for all middle school and youth offensive players. This elite training is offered to players seeking offensive skills training.
Session Dates: Wednesdays – 4:30-5:30 pm {1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12}
Girls High School Shooters & Dodgers Training (Wednesdays)
Blue Ox Lacrosse present girls training for all middle school and youth offensive players. This elite training is offered to players seeking offensive skills training.
Session Dates: Wednesdays – 5:30-7 pm {1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12}
Register for all trainings here – For more info, contact or call 610-420-8067.

NXT Play Fast,  a four-week program, is geared toward 7-14-year-olds who want to fine-tune their skills and elevate their game. NXT’s professional, high-level coaches work directly with players through a carefully-designed curriculum to challenge all skill levels. Players go through four 90-minute weekly sessions of fast-paced, high-energy drills, short lines and lots of small-sided games! Boys and girls Play Fast training run simultaneously at Main Line Sports Center in Berwyn and offer 3 sessions this winter in January and February. Session I: January 4 – 25, Saturdays. 10:00 – 11:30 AM; Session II: February 7 – 28, Fridays. 5:30 – 7:00 PM; Session III: February 8 – 29, Saturdays. 10:00 – 11:30 AMClick here to register for Girls Play Fast

NXT Lacrosse Academy –  The NXT Lacrosse Academy (NLA) is an elite winter training for high-performing lacrosse players driven to take their game even higher. The program matches a player’s intensity with small-group, position-based instruction built on Division I training curriculum. This isn’t time to run through the motions in your average drill. The goal is measurable improvement and we’re looking for the area’s most talented and intense players who are committed to getting to the next level. College coaches who are confirmed for the Girls NLA include Wagner, Syracuse, Princeton, Temple, Penn State, Ohio State, James Madison, Penn, William & Mary, Columbia, and Drexel. Girls NLA will have two, 3-week sessions at Main Line Sports Center lasting 2.5 hours each. Girls Session I: January 4 – 18, Saturdays. 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM; Girls Session II: January 25 – February 8, Saturdays. 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Click here to register for Girls NXT Lacrosse Academy

NXT Intro to Box – The Box program serves as a jumping-off point for the player who is excited about box, but hasn’t had access to a training program! NXT Intro to Box program is designed to educate and serve those curious players who want to improve their skills by playing indoors, and gain the opportunity to learn from some of the best box lacrosse coaches in the world! Join Coach Ginny Capicchioni, the first woman in North America to sign with a men’s professional team and play professionally with the men’s NJ Storm. Capicchioni was also the first American-born keeper to play in a Canadian Lacrosse Championship, a USA World Team member, and 2011 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. Sacred Heart University, three-time Northeast Conference Goalie of the Year Twice ranked in the NCAA’s Top 10 ins Save Percentage. She holds the program records for saves, goals-against average, and career wins. Former Assistant Coach, University of Pennsylvania, Louisville among others. Coach Capicchioni will be joined by other NXT LC girls coaches as well as prominent NXT LC Boys coaches including, Peter Lawrence, Tony Resch, and Bill Leahy. Intro to Box is open to girls in the 2023 – 2027 grad years and will be held on January 10th and 17th from 5:30 – 7:00 PM at Steelyard Sports in King of Prussia.
Click here to register for Intro to Box

Goalie Training

NetNation Winter Winter Goalie School 2020 (for boys and girls 9-to-17) at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. Goalie school is all about getting you ready for your spring season. Brian Dougherty, Drew Adams and the elite NetNation staff break down techniques and corrects habits so you can dominate. Live shots, film/chalk talk and drills. Come graduation day, you’ll have the confidence to step between the pipes on March 1st to begin your spring season. When: Sundays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm; Feb 2nd, Feb 9th, Feb 16th, Feb 23rd & Mar 1st. Where: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, 500 W. Willow Grove Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118.  Open to: Boys & Girls born between: 12/01/1993 and 01/01/2010. Time: 9:00 – 12:00

Winter Clinics

The Duke Winter Camp, offered for the serious and advanced lacrosse player! It is geared with special emphasis on preparing outstanding 8th – 12th graders who wish to continue progressing at an elite level.  This camp will feature an outstanding staff consisting of top Division I head and assistant coaches. Training sessions will focus on teaching the skills, concepts and game situations that will give you the confidence to make quality decisions on the field and ULTIMATELY prepare you to play at the next level. Loads of scrimmage opportunities in small game and full field situations with and against staff will be held each day along with tournament play each evening. The camp also features sessions on Strength & Conditioning, Speed Training, Nutrition and Sports Psychology. The DUKE Goalie School – DUKE Assistant Coach Morgan Heisman and the elite goalie staff will train you just like the goalies at Duke. Separate training sessions that focus on quickness and reaction skills, technique and special situations are offered. Goalies will have opportunities to participate in all scrimmage situations and will be placed on tournament teams for evening play. Click here to register. Junior Blue Devil Winter Camp, December 27-29, Click here to register.  The Jr Blue Devil Camp is offered for intermediate players grades 6-8. The curriculum for this camp is geared towards the experienced middle school and junior varsity players. We will offer an outstanding staff consisting of top Division I college players and coaches who will focus on helping you become the best player you can be. Each day is designed to develop your skills and lacrosse knowledge in an atmosphere that promotes learning, competition and fun. Skills, concepts and game situations will be instructed through drills, small games and team competition. Middle school camp will run simultaneously to the high school Winter Camp during the day. 

Winter Tournaments

Gait Heritage Winter Classic, at MapleZone Sports Institute, on MLK Day, January 20. The popular girls’ event, presented by Heritage Lacrosse, will feature player clinic sessions conducted by Gary Gait, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach at Syracuse University – and perhaps the most highly credentialed player/coach in the sport. It will be followed by a competitive and fast-paced 5v5 tournament played in a championship format. Age divisions include: High school AA, high school A, 8th grade, 7th grade, and 6th grade. Space in this exclusive event is limited to six (6) teams per bracket.  Please contact Abby at for multiple team discounts. Click here to register. Individuals can register for the 1 hour clinic session

Kutztown Women’s Lacrosse Golden Bear Indoor Tournament for high school girls’ teams on Jan 25.  at Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Rd., Kutztown Pa 19530. The event: (3) 20-minute games guaranteed, (2) 18-minute halves with a 1-minute half time; Pool Play in the Morning with a Championship Bracket Format to follow; College Players will escort teams to and from games; Stickwork clinics run throughout the day; Certified Athletic Trainer onsite; Certified PIAA officials” Registration link:

The Igloo Games 2.0, Maplezone Sports Institute is proud to host The Igloo Games 2.0, a premier girls lacrosse tournament held on President’s Day, February 17, 2020 at the MSI Fieldhouse. With a 12 team MAX limit, this tournament for high school level girls is sure to bring out the best competition. Game play is 7v7 with each team being guaranteed four 20 minute contests. Optimum roster size is 15 players. Each team must have a goalie. Registration is $350 per team. Click here to learn more about The Igloo Games 2.0.

Summer Camps

Blue Ox Lacrosse/Indian Springs Day Camp (Chester Springs) Ultimate Summer Lacrosse Camp Experience, June 15-18.  DISCOUNT – From Dec. 15 to Dec. 25 there is a $25 Christmas Holiday Discount by using OXmas at registration. Registration Lacrosse is followed by a day of adventure and fun on the 46-acre campsite. Activities include but are not limited to: GA-GA, Basketball, Volleyball, Swimming, Mini Golf, Rock Climbing, Flag football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Box Lacrosse, Boating and Fishing, Archery. CAMP SCHEDULE
*Early Drop Off (7:45 – 8:15) | Lacrosse (9 – 11:30) | Lunch (11:30-12:30) | Multi-Sport/ Activity (12:30 – 3) | Pick-up between (3-3:30) | * Late pick-up 3:30-4:30. Sibling and Team Discounts Available. AGE GROUPS: BOYS AND GIRLS ALL AGES (8-18). TEAM DISCOUNT – Blue Ox Lacrosse Summer Camp will now be offering a $50/player discount for teams that register for summer camp. SIBLING DISCOUNT – Blue Ox Lacrosse Summer Camp will be offering a sibling discount. If siblings attend, the second sibling will receive a $50 discount. Every additional player within the same family will receive a $25 discount. If you would like more information please contact:

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