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Updated Philly boys’ lacrosse events: Tournaments, leagues, showcases, clinics

Sunday, 19th January 2020

Categories Boy's/Men's, Camps, Clinics, Events, Leagues, Tournaments, Tryouts  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/19/20

Boys’ Events

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
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Coach Clinics

HEADstrong Lacrosse Club of South Jersey FREE Boys Recreational Lacrosse Coaches Clinic at Total Turf in Pitman, NJ from 6-9 p.m. on January 26. Coaches from all levels are invited to attend. To reserve a spot, please complete the registration form here.

Youth Clinics

West Chester Lacrosse Association 2020 Boys Winter Skills Clinics at Westtown School. The foundation of the clinic is a high-level instruction to hone core fundamental skills in a fun environment. It is open to all beginners of any area (Grades 1 to 8) who want to try a new sport as well as experienced players looking to cultivate their game. Boys Winter Skills Clinic will be lead by lacrosse coaches John Nostrant, Pete Borror, & John Borror of the Mesa Lacrosse Club. 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.  DATES/TIMES – Saturdays: January 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th; February 1st, 8th
Tentative schedule: Boys 1st/2nd grades – 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM; Boys 3rd/4th grades- 3:30 PM to 4:45 PM; Boys 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 link. Please contact jnostrant@gilman.edu with any questions.

1st Start Lacrosse Winter Clinics, Click here to register – https://1ststartlacrosse.leagueapps.com/events. 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

Box Leagues

Steelyard Sports’ Winter Youth Box Leagues. Games are weekly on Saturdays starting January 4th. Games are played in a brand new heated facility with an official box lacrosse arena with full glass and boards, brand new turf, a terrific spectator area with WIFI, and full glass and boards. You can register online for the whole season, or register online by game. Register at https://www.steelyardsports.com/steelyard.

Winter Training

NXT Play Fast – 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 AM. Click here to register for Boys Play Fast

NXT Box Academy – The NXT Box Academy program is designed to introduce & educate elementary school and middle school players to the benefits of playing indoor lacrosse. Players will learn to execute the 2 man game, will demonstrate more efficient stick skills, learn to excel in tight spaces, to be more creative without the ball, and box will challenge all players to be a more complete player. Our goal is to inspire the next generation of American box players. The professional box game is growing 2 to 3 times as fast as the field game. The world-class coaching staff is comprised of Coach Peter Lawrence, Brett Manney, Tony Resch, Bill Leahy, Marty Kupprion, and Scott Johnson. The NXT Box Academy is open to players from any club team ages 7-14 and will be held on Mondays from 6:30 – 8:00 PM at Steelyard Sports Complex beginning January 6th. Click here to register for NXT Box Academy

Winter Box tournament

The Launch 2.0, at Maplezone, is an event designed specifically for youth rec programs to celebrate the start of their seasons with competitive game play at an intimate premier facility where all games are played on turf. The divisions are as followed: 14U/ 8th grade, 14U/ 7th grade, 12U/ 6th grade, and 12U/ 5th grade. Registration is $500 per team. Click here to learn more about The Launch 2.0.

Spring HS PlayDay

North Penn Varsity PlayDay, March 14, seeks teams to complete a 4-team field, 3 games, e-mail Rick Smith at Smithr12@npenn.org.

Spring tourneys

The Crown 2.0, at MapleZone, Start the summer travel club circuit of tournaments at this premier event, The Crown 2.0. This tournament is designed for 2024-2027 boy’s club teams and will provide a one of a kind experience for all who attend. Winners of this tournament will receive an embroidered Under Armour backpack and will get to practice cutting down the net to take a piece of it home. The Crown 2.0 provides a stress free environment for parents, players, and coaches. Leave the team tent at home as there will be a massive covered area on property for all teams directly adjacent to the fields. This event is held on three all-turf playing fields at MSI Sports Village in Aston, Pennsylvania. Registration is now open! Click here for more information on The Crown 2.0. Click here to register

Summer Tournaments

Summer Slam, by Victory Events, June 20-21, at five locations in Chester abd Delaware counties, PA. Divisions: High School* | 2021 AA/A, 2022 AA/A, 2023 AA/A, 2024 AA/A/B; Youth | 2025 AA/A/B, 2026 AA/A/B, 2027 A/B, 2028 A/B, 2029 A/B. Click here for registration and information – https://victoryeventseries.com/boys-summer-slam/

Liberty National Elite Classic, by Victory Events + Duke’s LC, June 27-28 at DE Turf Complex, Frederica, DE. Divisions:
2021 AA / A (Both are sold out!) | Join the Waitlist
2022 AA / A (AA still available; A is sold out)
2023 AA / A (Both are sold out!) | Join the Waitlist
*All-Tournament Team at each age group selected by college coaches.
*Teams will be assigned to AA and A based on results from last year’s event, merit, other tournament results and their desire to move up/down. Click here to register 

Liberty Rising, June 27-28, By Victory Events, Calvert Regional Park | North East, MD. Youth | 2024 AA/A, 2025 AA/A, 2026 AA/A, 2027 AA/A & 2028. Minimum of 4 games guaranteed with possibility of 6-7 games (total). Three pool games on Saturday; all teams advance to single elimination playoff on Sunday. Click here to register

Summer Showcases

Beast of the East, by Victory Events, June 19 at the Proving Grounds in Conshohocken. Coaches can nominate their 2021, 2022, or 2023 players for this elite showcase, which is expected to draw 70+ college coaches. Players can register as well. Click here for nominations, registrations and more information.

Liberty National Elite Showcase, Friday, June 26, DE Turf Sports Complex, Frederica, DE.  Division: Grad Years: 2021, 2022, & 2023. Elite instruction from college coaches and three showcase games. All-Stars named that night for All-Star Game on June 27. Event, part of Liberty National Elite Classic, is expected to draw over 100 college coaches. Click here to register.

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