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Registration open for Black Bear boys’ club tryouts in July at Perkiomen Valley HS

Saturday, 18th June 2022

Categories Boy's/Men's, Club, Events, Tryouts, Posted 6/18/22

Black Bear Lacrosse Club is excited to announce its 2022-2023 travel team tryout dates.  All tryouts will take place at Perkiomen Valley High School.  Please see the information below about dates, times, and how to register.

Black Bear 2027 and 2028 Team Tryouts: Tuesday July 12th 5:30pm-7:00pm @ PVHS Football Stadium Turf

Black Bear 2029 and 2030 Team Tryouts: Tuesday July 12th 5:30pm-7:00pm @ PVHS Baseball Stadium Turf

Black Bear 2031, 2032, and 2033 Teams Tryouts: Wednesday July 13th 5:30pm-7:00pm @ PVHS Baseball Stadium Turf

Black Bear 2024, 2025 and 2026 Teams Tryouts: Wednesday July 13th 7:30pm-9:00pm @ PVHS Baseball Stadium Turf

Black Bear Club Staff

Black Bear is proud of its elite coaching staff. Black Bear currently has two college head coaches, one college assistant coach, and six former or current high school assistant/head coaches on the staff.

Black Bear provides families and players these qualities:
Passionate, Enthusiastic, Knowledgeable Coaches who come from the same communities their kids come from.


Black Bear Cubs Program (2nd to 4th Grades)

  • Director Ben Carville (Former Head Coach Owen J. Roberts HS)
  • Head assistant Mike Giandonato (Former Assistant Coach at Owen J Roberts HS) 
  • PJ Hewitt (Midfielder Cabrini University) 
  • Nick Steele (Midfielder Post University)
  • Brendan Smith (current defensemen at Hood College)
  • Chad Pulaski (current Spring Ford youth coach)

Black Bear Middle School Program (5th to 8th Grades): 

  • 2030 Head CoachGrady Wise (Head Coach Boyertown HS) 
  • 2030 Assistant Coach Peter Hewitt (Assistant Coach Archbishop Carroll HS) 
  • 2029 Head Coach Kevin Mo (former Goaltender at Seton Hill University)
  • 2029 Assistant Coach Pat Jenkins (former varsity offensive coordinator at Perkiomen Valley High School)
  • 2029 Assistant Coach Aidan Owens (defensemen at Seton Hill University)
  • 2028 Head Coach Mike Orlando (former Head Coach Springfield-Delco Youth)
  • 2028 Assistant Coach Kyle Derrickson (former defensemen at University of Vermont)
  • 2028 Assistant Coach Cole Metzger (former goaltender at Immaculata University)
  • 2027 Head Coach Sam Romania (Assistant Varsity Coach at Perkiomen Valley High School)
  • 2027 Assistant Coach Nick Teets (current attackmen at Monmouth University)

Black Bear High School Program (9th to 11th Grades): 

  • Recruiting Director and 2024 Associate Head Coach Coach Kyle Gardner (Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Neumann University) 
  • High School Assistant Coach Blase Cesarone (Head Coach Gwynedd-Mercy University) 
  • 2025 Head Coach Eric Schutta (Former defenseman at Lycoming College)
  • 2025 Assistant Coach Matthew Gress (former attackmen at Widener University and assistant coach at Swarthmore College)
  • 2026 Associate Head Coach, 2024 Head Coach, and Co-Recruiting Director Bryan Churchey (Head Coach Perkiomen Valley HS) 
  • 2026 Assistant Coach Jake Miller (current defensemen at Misericordia University)
  • 2026 Assistant Coach Sam Ross (current varsity assistant at Owen J Roberts High School)
  • 2024 Assistant Coach Austin Mutter ( Assistant Coach Gwynedd-Mercy University)
  • Face Off Coach Matthew Brock (Current Mid/FO Lehigh University)



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