Friday, July 13, 2018

Fusion Lacrosse Tryouts


2018/2019 FULL SEASON TRYOUTS
OPEN TRYOUTS ANNOUNCED!
OPEN TRYOUT DETAILS


LOCATION: West Chester Henderson
NOTES: Open Tryout! All roster spots will be earned at tryouts. Attendance at both dates is not mandatory but IS highly recommended.

2022
  • Aug 2, 6-7:30pm, Aug 4, 9-1030am
2023
  • Aug 1, 6-7:30pm, Aug 4, 11-12:30pm
2024
  • Aug 1, 6-7:30pm, Aug 4, 11-12:30pm
2025
  • July 31, 6-7:30, Aug 4 1-2:30pm
2026
  • July 31, 6-7:30, Aug 4 1-2:30pm
2027/2028
  • July 31, 6-7:30, Aug 4 1-2:30pm

2021, 2020: These teams are already formed. Inquire about potential openings by emailing (sholmes@playfusionlax.com)


PROGRAM SCHEDULE SNAPSHOT


TYPICAL YEAR (YOUTH) (*** Will vary slightly depending on age. Youngest age groups will be less robust.. 2027 and 2028 will have options to segment the year)

Fall: 5-6 Sunday Practices and Two local Tournaments (Last Years Tournaments were West Chester Invitational and Brandywine Classic)
Winter: 8 Sunday winter box practices and two box tournaments
Spring: 5 Summer training sessions and one Spring Tournament
Summer: 8-10 practices and 3 tournaments through June and early July. (This years tournaments were (Baltimore Kickoff, Lehigh Laxfext, Trilogy Rider, Tri-State Nationals)

TYPICAL YEAR (HIGH SCHOOL) (*** All tournaments are specifically selected as elite recruiting events)
Fall: 5-6 Sunday Practices and Two Recruiting Tournaments (Last Years Tournaments were 3D FLG and Adrenaline Fall Invitational)
Winter: 8 Sunday winter box practices and two box tournaments
Summer: 10 practices and 4 tournaments (Last Years Tournaments were Baltimore Summer Kickoff, Summer Champions League, CrabFeast, Adrenaline Summer Invitational, Apex Summer Invitational)
Tryouts will combine the most committed players with the states most dynamic coaches


Fusion Lacrosse historically boasts balanced rosters of players from multiple PA counties and also includes players from DE and NJ. Players that want to improve, will have every possible resource provided to them from world class instruction, top competition and tournaments, and the countries best winter box training program.
All About Instruction...
We treasure the value of great coaches and mentors as we believe this should be THE main benefit of any great travel lacrosse club. Successful players at the highest levels play the game the right way (consistent, hard, and smart), while having a well rounded skillset, and also being a person and player your teammates can rely on. Our coaches have been there, and our mission is to get YOU there.

Who's Coaching You??

Our Elite Coaching lineup:

2022
  • Matthew McCormick (Drexel University Grad and 75th Anniversary team member, current Malvern Prep Defensive Coordinator). Todd MacFarlane (Westtown Head Coach, Former NLL Pro, Former UPenn and University of MD Assistant)
2023
  • Steven Holmes (Former longtime MLL and NLL pro, current Unionville Head Coach). Ian Allender (Former PSU Goaltender, current Unionville assistant)
2024
  • Alex Haynie (Former Princeton University star attackman). Matthew McCormick (Drexel University Grad, Malvern Prep Defensive Coordinator)
2025
  • Eric Hoffman (Former MLL and NLL Pro, current Strength and conditioning director @ Ursinus), Todd MacFarlane (Westtown HC, Former Pro, Former UPenn and University of MD Coach)
2026
  • Kevin Crowley (All-World midfielder, Multiple MLL and NLL All-Star, Shipley School Coach), Kevin Philibin (West Chester Rustin Head Coach)
2027/2028
  • Dan Layfield (Drexel University Standout and current Wissahickon HS head coach). Chad Rafferty (Former Malvern Prep Star, Loyola defenseman, and current Unionville defensive coordinator)























ELITE RECRUITING RESOURCES COUPLED WITH THE HIGHLY COVETED BOX LACROSSE SKILLSET

Each High School Team at Fusion has a recruiting lead coach. There are three full time recruiting coordinators on staff in Coach Todd MacFarlane, Coach Kevin Philibin and Coach Holmes. This not to mention the HOST of other fusion coaches who are intimately invested in the success of our players and have widespread connections to coaches from D1, D2 and D3.

BOX Lacrosse, along with our superior staff, is the main defining characteristic of the Fusion Lacrosse program. Our box Experts (over 50 years of professional NLL experience combined) puts a focus on using the box game AS A MAJOR DEVELOPMENTAL ADVANTAGE FOR OUTDOOR SUCCESS. It makes you tougher, more skilled, more dynmic, more athletic, and more confident. Beyond that the box game is a blast to play!
Committed Fusion Families, Coaches, Players...
The Fusion program has always been a tight knit group that is bonded by a common culture of values. We are open an honest with eachother, we support each other, we trust the process and LOVE the process of getting better. We are building complete lacrosse players in mind and body and we are accomplishing this each day with the guidance of our committed expert coaches and mentors. When parents and players buy in, there is no better lacrosse experience!


WANT TO TRYOUT FOR THE MOST COMPLETE TRAVEL LACROSSE PROGRAM IN THE STATE??

THEN PLEASE:
Questions? 215-219-2654
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