Ladies – Keep that stick in your hands this Fall!! EPHS Girls are hosting a FAST AND FUN 7v7 League on Sunday afternoons from 2-3PM at the EPHS Turfs starting Sept 14 and ending on Oct 12th (weekend before MEA). Each team will play two 25 minute games every week, so for a team of 10 at $525/team that is only about $5 PER GAME!!! There will be an opportunity to warm up ahead of time and the option to attend a 'featured skill' clinic every week. .
Open to TEAM SIGN UP or placed on House Team if sufficient Individual Sign Up. We can take up to 8-teams (7 v 7 format with 6 field players plus goalie). Teams will provide their own coaches if they choose but must follow MSHSL rules. Cost for Individual is $75.00, Individual Goalie cost is $50.00. Team Sign Up is $525.00. All players must be US Lacrosse Members.
Former MLL/NLL Player to Direct Fall Ball Clinics!!!!
Matt Alrich will be the Camp Director for the HS Fall Ball Clinics (10th-12th). Matt has an impressive lacrosse resume and will be an excellent resource for the EPLA. Matt grew up on the East Coast and had an excellent collegiete career while playing Div I lacrosse at Delaware University. After college Matt continued to play lacrosse in both professional lacrosse leagues while working as a Reebok Lacrosse sponsored athlete. Matt played several seasons in the MLL for the Rocheser Rattlers, Boston Cannons and the San Francisco Dragons in addition to the NY Saints on the NLL.
Click HERE to register online. Click HERE for HS Fall Ball Specifics
Who: Boys grades 10-12
Where: EPHS Stadium
When: Sept 7, 21, 28, Oct 5, 19, 26
Director: Matt Alrich
Fee: $168 ($14/hr)
Eagles Fall Ball is for Youth Lacrosse Players, both novice and experienced players, seeking to work on their game. Held at EPHS Turf Fields on Sundays, starting September 14th, from 12:00-3:00pm. Session runs 5-weeks until October 12th. All players Grades 3rd and up require a US Lacrosse Membership (www.uslacrosse.org).
K-4th grade session will run from 12-1PM. We offer instruction on the fundamental skills and the basics of 'how to play lacrosse,' and by the end of the sessions they will play small games to exercise their skills. Participants will receive detailed instruction targeted at improving their basic passing/catching, ground balls, footwork, and basic understanding of offensive and defensive play. Players may be divided into groups based on age and experience level for some sessions. Cost is $65.
5/6th grade (U-11) will play 1.25 hrs from 12:45-2:00pm, with focus on development of fundmentals lacrosse stick skills, ground ball tactics, draw control, and footwork; however, significant attention will be given to offensive, defensive, and midfield tactics to raise the players overall lacrosse IQ. The sessions will be split into two sections with the first 45min focused on training and the remainder focused on small or large game play. Cost is $75 (There will be opportunity for Goalie specific training).
7/8 (U-13) play 1.25hrs from 12:00 -1:15pm. These sessions will have an 'instructional' scrimmage focus. Warm ups will focus on fundamentals and specific disciplines each session with approximately 40 minutes of game time (2-3 games each session depending on team count). ADDITIONALLY the 7/8 players have option to stay for Weekly Special Skill Clinic for 7-12th grade from 1:15-2:00p. Cost for Individual (placed on House Team) is $85 and Team Sign Up is $550.
Team size: Minimum 7 and maximum is 11 with goalie; please enter team names during registration.
Coaches will include EPHS Varsity Staff and Players, as well as EPLA staff and guest coaches
US Lacrosse has a network of 64 regional chapters around the country that help support local youth organizations. For a copy of a Boys or GIrls Youth Guidebook, or an Equipment Fitting Guide, please click on the link below:
Starting this Sunday, May 11, 2014, the Eagles Nest will host "Open Nest" hours for those HS and youth players looking to work on their own to improve stick skills, shooting and footwork. Click here for more details.
Eagles Nest is located at 6830 Washigton Ave. S., Eden Prairie
NW corner of the building.
Champions Hall is located at 7000 Washington Ave. South, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, Ph: 952-943-0000
In the event of inclement weather, your coaches and team managers will endeavor to contact you as soon as possible if practices or games are cancelled. However, you may also call the EP Parks & Rec Weather Information Line at 952-949-8449. The Information Line is usually updated by 3:00 or 4:00 in the afternoon.