Strongsville LacrosseAssociation 5th and 6th Grade Team
Agenda• Welcome• Program Objectives• Program History• Coaches• Strongsville Teams• Season Summary & Schedule• US Lacrosse Membership• Player and Parent Responsibilities• Communication• 5th and 6th Grade Teams•Q&A
Program Objectives• Create a positive lacrosse experience and environment forevery player• Focus on building strong individual skills and a completeunderstanding of all aspects of the game of lacrosse• Reinforce philosophies of US Lacrosse; • Sportsmanship, fair play, respect, honor• Build the sport of lacrosse within the city of Strongsville andsurrounding cities.• Compete with the best NE Ohio programs• Operate on ONE – 3rd grade through HS
High School Participation 2012 Summary of Northeast Ohio High School Lacrosse High School Status High School StatusAvon Lake Club Medina VarsityBay Village Varsity Mentor VarsityBeachwood Varsity Orange VarsityBenedictine Varsity Padua VarsityBrecksville-Broadview Hts Varsity Revere VarsityBrunswick Varsity Rocky River VarsityChagrin Falls Varsity Shaker Heights VarsityCleveland Heights Varsity Solon VarsityEastlake Club St Edward VarsityGilmour Academy Varsity St Ignatius VarsityHawken Varsity Stow-Monroe Falls VarsityHoly Name Varsity Strongsville ClubHudson Varsity Wadsworth ClubJackson Varsity Walsh Jesuit VarsityKenston Varsity West Geauga VarsityKent-Roosevelt Varsity Westlake VarsityLake Catholic Varsity Wooster Varsity Denotes NOC Conference Members
Program History 2008 2009 2010 2011 201235 Players 180 Players 85 Players 240 Players 240 Players1 Team 8 Teams 4 Teams High School High School5/6 Boys 5/6 & 7/8 Girls Club Program 3/4, 5/6, 7/8 Boys Club Program Added Established Established Beat 3rd Place Boys MS 4th Grade High School Medina 6th Grade Championship 16 – 1 Record 3rd and 4th grade Results
2012 5th & 6th Grade Coaches• John Massa• Vince Adams• Rich Roskoph• Jim Crotty• Jeff Hannon• Tom Powers• Jim KeatingRequirements•US Lacrosse Level 1 Certification•Professional Coaches Alliance Training•Mandatory Background Check•Signed Coaches Code of Conduct•1 coach per team will be CPR certified
5 th & 6 th Grade Boys Team Structure• 60 Plus Players • 2 Teams for sure • Split by Grade • 3rd Team- New Players • All teams primary focus on development • Practice- Muraski Elementary (6:30-8:30)
Schedule Summary5th/6th Grade Key Dates• 6-week indoor session begins on February 9th • 10:00 – 11:30pm at Royalton Field house• Outdoor practices begin March 19 weatherpermitting• Spring Break- No Activities• Games begin on 4-5 in Olmstead Falls• 4/20 – Medina Baggataway• 5-25 – “A” Team Olentangy (Columbus) Festival• 6-1 – Northcoast Tournament (N. Canton)•
Schedule 5th & 6th Grade Strongsville 2013 Lacrosse Schedule Date Day Game Location Time Contact Phone Number Email 9-Feb Saturday In-Door N.R FieldHouse 10:00-11:30 16-Feb Saturday In-Door N.R FieldHouse 10:00-11:30 23-Feb Saturday In-Door N.R FieldHouse 10:00-11:30 2-Mar Saturday In-Door N.R FieldHouse 10:00-11:30 9-Mar Saturday In-Door N.R FieldHouse 10:00-11:30 16-Mar Saturday In-Door N.R FieldHouse 10:00-11:30 19-Mar Tuesday Practice - Out Door Begins Muraski Elementary 6:30-8:00 Weather permitting 21-Mar Thursday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30-8:00 Weather permitting 3/25-3/29 M-F Spring Break No Activities 2-Apr Tuesday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30-8:30 Weather permitting 4-Apr Thursday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30:8:30 Weather permitting 5-Apr Friday Olmstead Falls (A&B) Olmstead Falls 6pm & 7pm Danny Lethbridge 216-253-2972 email@example.com 6-Apr Saturday Open 9-Apr Tuesday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30:8:30 11-Apr Thursday Medina (6th&5th)) Medina 6pm & 7pm Kane Henderson firstname.lastname@example.org 13-Apr Saturday Tri Game(one 6th&5th)(RR,N Canton) Rocky River TBD David St Pierre 216-849-1102 email@example.com 16-Apr Tuesday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30:8:30 17-Apr Wednesday Westlake (6th&5th) Westlake 6pm & 7pm Ed Aghajanian 440-871-7817 firstname.lastname@example.org 18-Apr Thursday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30 20-Apr Saturday Baggataway Festival Medina All-Day 23-Apr Tuesday Westside (5th only,two games) Lorain Comm. College 6pm Elizabeth Simpson 440-930-5689 email@example.com 25-Apr Thursday Brunswick (5th only, two games) Brunswick 6pm John Saris 216-671-7880 firstname.lastname@example.org 27-Apr Saturday Bay Village (6th & 5th) Bay Village 6th 9am, 5th 10am Frank Semancik 440-231-4882 email@example.com 30-Apr Tuesday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30-8:30 1-May Wednesday Olmstead Falls (6th&5th) Home Game 6pm & 7pm Danny Lethbridge 216-253-2972 firstname.lastname@example.org 2-May Thursday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30 4-May Saturday Shaker Heights (6th&5th) Shaker Heights TBD Greg Meyer 216- 408-2552 email@example.com 7-May Tuesday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30-8:30 9-May Thursday Medina (6th&5th) Home Game 6pm & 7pm Kane Henderson firstname.lastname@example.org 11-May Saturday Bay Village(6th&5th) Home Game 6th10am, 5th 11am Frank Semancik 440-231-4882 email@example.com 14-May Tuesday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30-8:30 15-May Wednesday Westlake (6th&5th) Home Game 6pm & 7pm Ed Aghajanian 440-871-7817 firstname.lastname@example.org 16-May Thursday Brunswick (5th only 2 games) Brunswick 6PM John Saris 216-671-7880 email@example.com 18-May Saturday Jackson/Wadsworth ( 6th only) Jackson TBD 21-May Tuesday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30-8:30 22-May Wednesday Westside (5th only, two games) Home Game 6PM Elizabeth Simpson 440-930-5689 firstname.lastname@example.org 23-May Thursday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30-8:30 25-May Saturday OYAAs Iroquois Round Robin Powell YMCA Fields All-Day Greg Fitgerald 614- 558-8980 email@example.com 28-May Tuesday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30-8:30 30-May Thursday Practice Muraski Elementary 6:30-8:30 1-Jun Saturday North Coast Championship North Canton All Day Saturdays 1/10/2013* 24 games scheduled - Please refer to thehome page for game schedulewww.strongsvillelacrosse.org
US LacrosseStrongsville Participation• US Lacrosse Membership is mandatory• Member of Northcoast Chapter with 40 otheryouth/MS organizations – 2 other chapters in Ohio• $25 player membership funds nationalorganization, provides insurance to each player,and subscription to magazine• Visit www.uslacrosse.org to view othermembership benefits and access to a variety ofinformation and educational resources • Great resource for parents!
Player and Parent Conduct• WE are ALL representatives of Strongsville Lacrosse• Rules to Live By: • Players Play • Coaches Coach • Referees Ref • Parents Cheer• Harassing and yelling at referees will NOT be tolerated!• Parents and players will be asked to sign a code of conductas well as the coaches.•24 hour cooling period to address a coach.
Other ResponsibilitiesPlayers and Parents• Be patient (New Players)• Make lacrosse a priority• Game Uniform laundering and care• Provide feedback to coaches – ask questions!• On-time, full gear, ready for practice and games
Parent Volunteers• Scorers and Timers• Fields• Photographer• Video Person• Other Ideas?
Miscellaneous•Complete Lacrosse Season: Includes 6-Week Indoor Training and OutdoorSeason. $2752. Outdoor Season: Includes Games and Practices, season run from end of March through end of May. $150 3. Indoor Season: Includes 6-week, 1.5hours training sessions at the Field House (begins Feb 9th). $125•Register On-Line