via MLL press release Inaugural Lacrosse Event, Hosted by the Charlotte Hounds and Southern Select Lacrosse Showcase, Will Bring High-Level Lacrosse to the Region Boston (January 14, 2019) - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) today announced a partnership with The Crown Lacrosse Classic, an inaugural lacrosse event hosted by the Charlotte Hounds and Southern Select Lacrosse Showcase that will be held on March 8 and 10. “Chris Schiller spent 12 years in Major League Lacrosse,” said Alexander Brown, MLL Commissioner. “And we are thrilled to support him as he brings the Crown Lacrosse Classic to Charlotte, where some of the best our collegiate game has to offer will be on display.” The Crown Lacrosse Classic is the first independent college lacrosse tournament to be held in
via NLL press release Team name and logo to be unveiled in February at the New York Open at NYCB LIVE, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum NEW YORK, January 14, 2019 – The New York National Lacrosse League (NLL) team announced today that Regy Thorpe has been named Head Coach and General Manager for the franchise. A decorated former professional lacrosse player, Thorpe brings more than 20 years experience as a coach and general manager at nearly every level of men’s and women’s field and box lacrosse to his new position. The New York NLL team was awarded to live events and sports media entertainment company GF Sports and its affiliates (“GF Sports”) in December 2018 and will begin play this December with home games at the newly renovated NYCB LIVE. The
via press release Florida's only Major League Lacrosse team set to host fans at new home on January 12 BOCA RATON, FL -- The Florida Launch is proud to announce an Open House at their new home, Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium on January 12. Open to all, fans will be able to take a look at the new home venue and see seating options for the 2019 Major League Lacrosse season that begins on May 31 as the Launch welcome the Atlanta Blaze to Central Broward Stadium. Fans that have already put down deposits for the 2019 season are welcomed to join the team at 10:30 a.m. at Central Broward Stadium to pick their seats for the season. Everyone else is welcomed to come in at 11 a.m. to tour the stadium, look at season ticket options and see seating locations. F...
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Third Annual Florida Coaches Convention brings the best of the Lacrosse world right to Boca Raton BOCA RATON, FL -- The 3rd Annual Florida Lacrosse Coaches Convention is back in Boca Raton on January 4-5 at the Marriott Boca Raton Town Center. Featuring nationally recognized coaches and speakers that will cover a variety of topics, the 2019 Florida Lacrosse Coaches Convention is the perfect event for coaches looking to get the competitive edge in 2019. Featuring 12 of the best professionals in their craft, attendees will be able to learn the best techniques for both boy and girls lacrosse. The event is open to all girls and boys lacrosse coaches of all levels, including youth, middle school, high school, club, travel organizations, and college level. Kicking it off...
The camp schedule is: Schedule is 11-12 Speed and Agility intro. 12-1 bring bag lunch 1-2:30 individual work 2:30-3pm Break/Snack 3-4:30 Team and Fun 4:30-5 giveaways. MLL Pro Player Duncan Clancy is scheduled. More Pro Players to be announced. Register at this LINK
Author's Note: As one who grew up 10 minutes from the Nassau Coliseum and still roots strongly for my beloved NY Islanders I'm glad to see the area get the franchise again! via NLL press release The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, has announced expansion into the New York market under the ownership of live events and sports media entertainment company GF Sports and its affiliates (“GF Sports”). The team, which will begin play in 2019, will be the League’s 13thfranchise and play its home games at the newly renovated NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. “We are thrilled to welcome GF Sports, New York, and the great Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (NYCB LIVE) on L
via MLL press release New Position to Focus on Recognizing Players’ Contributions to League Growth BOSTON, MA (December 3, 2018) - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today the hiring of Spencer Ford as its first ever Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Alumni Development. Ford, who currently serves and will continue to serve as the Vice President of Player Personnel for the league’s Atlanta Blaze, brings great institutional knowledge to this position. In his new role, Ford will develop initiatives and maintain lines of communication with the league's alumni. An attackman in MLL during its early seasons, he played for the Washington/Chesapeake Bayhawks, Rochester Rattlers and Los Angeles Riptide during an eight-year career. He was named the league’s Most I