Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/19/23 – From Press Release
Performance Academy has been named the official training partner for the Philly Blast Girls’ Lacrosse Club.
“We are so excited to be partnering with Performance Academy to enhance the year-round training we currently provide our players,” said Philly Blast co-owner/director Josie Tomaino. “As a club, we pride ourselves in player development, team growth, and quality of coaching. Todd MacFarlane is going to help amplify all of these areas.”
“Todd has trained, coached and mentored athletes at every level: Youth, High School, College and Pro. This type of experience is invaluable and will strengthen our club all around,” added co-owner/director Julie Young.
Performance Academy owner Todd MacFarlane will be leading the training for Philly Blast. “I couldn’t be more excited to work alongside Josie, Julie, the rest of the talented Blast staff and all the Blast players,” he said. “Josie, Julie and their coaches are very experienced and passionate about lacrosse. They provide platforms that benefit all girls and families in the program.”
MacFarlane, who has recently stepped down as an Assistant Coach on the Premier Lacrosse Leagues Redwoods Lacrosse Club has also been on staff at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Maryland, and Malvern Preparatory School. MacFarlane stated that “both Julie and Josie understand that lacrosse clubs not only need to provide on-field professional coaching, but also need to be incredibly organized, have clear lines of communication when it comes to schedules and support all players in the recruiting process.
“This partnership will allow both Josie, Julie and the rest of their staff to focus on coaching teams, organization, communication and supporting the girl’s college recruiting needs while I can focus on each individual girl’s lacrosse skill set.”
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