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2017 Hudson Youth Lacrosse

1st & 2nd Grade Boys Parent Information Sheet

Introduction

  • Head Coach – Jerry Lynott (216-401-1319 cell)

  • Assistant Coaches – Bill Price, Dave Bucci, Ed McMahon

  • Dad Coaches –TBD

  • Team Manager – TBD – update web site with team news, help with end of season pizza party at field

  • Our Youth Lacrosse program continues to grow and we are expecting between 50+ 1st & 2nd Grade boys to sign up by the time the season starts!

     

Objectives of the Program

  • Have Fun!!!!!!Learn the fundamentals of the game!!!!!Make sure your son wants to come back next year!!!

  • Fundamentals – passing, catching, scoping, cradling, shooting, defense, team play, etc. (if we’re lucky)

  • Will try to scrimmage the last half hour of every practice(3 small fields, 6 vs 6, lots of touches)

  • Best way to teach your son is take them to a HHS varsity game!

     

Equipment

  • We will be playing with FULL EQUIPMENT including a regulation lacrosse stick & ball, helmets, gloves, elbow pads, shoulder pads and an athletic cup.For boys that don’t have their own sticks and need one, we should have a few loaner sticks available.

  • Helmets – We also have a few loaner youth helmets (Available 1st come 1st serve)

  • All-Star Sports in Chagrin Falls has a great deal on beginner Youth Lacrosse equipment that includes a buy-back provision

  • Even though we will be playing with full equipment, there will be “NO checking or hitting”.

  • Reversible practice jerseys will be provided and handed out at our first practice (you get to keep)

  • Shoes – cleats or tennis shoes fine

  • Parents – it will be your responsibility to make sure your son has all his equipment on and adjusted properly when he walks onto the field (Thanks! This is a huge help!)

     

Important Schedule of Practices, Events & Other Information

  • All practices will be held on the Freshman Football field between East Woods School and Evamere (please park behind Evamere) on Sundays (5-6:15 PM) & Wednesdays (6-7:15 PM) on the following dates:

    April 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30

    May 3, 7, 10, 14

  • Be here 15 minutes early if possible (practice to start promptly at the start time noted above!)

  • Hudson Youth Lacrosse Youth Day at the HHS Varsity Game will be sometime in April;Players get in for FREE and our team will be introduced at halftime (more information to follow)

  • Possible scrimmage against Canton Hoover 1/2 Boys at Hudson Lax Fest (TBD)

  • The 7th annual Cootie Bowl against the girls will happen towards the end of the season (TBD) 

  • There will be an end of the season pizza party at the field right after our last practice

  • Bad Weather & Other Important Information – Check the web site www.hudsonlax.com and/or look for an e-mail or txt from me (one hour before practice)

If you hear lightning or thunder, we’re done!  Please pick up your son as soon as possible!  Look for us in the truck loading dock out in front of East Woods School