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2018 HYLAX BOYS – 5/6 Group Player Evaluations and Team Placements

 

 

The 5th and 6th graders will be divided into 3 teams (2 if numbers are low) to meet playing time needs and most closely match the current format used by all of the other programs in Ohio.  It is our goal that each of these teams will have an equally great experience and gain training needed via proper coaching to continue to learn and grow in Lacrosse and life lessons.

REGISTER for Spring by March 1st to be eligible. If any financial issues, feel free to contact us.

5/6 Teams:

Select (Eagles)  – Will compete mostly versus 6th grade A teams and in Ohio Cup.

Silver - Will play a mixed level schedule.  Mix of Upper level and some Development teams.

Blue - Will play a mixed level schedule.  Mix of Upper level and some Development teams.

 

Player Evaluations:

Under Boys Director Matt Brown and Asst. Director Richie Lipton’s guidance, players will be evaluated for proper team placement. 

All players will be evaluated on 4 basic categories:

  • Physical -  Speed, Agility, Size, Strength.
  • Technical – Ability to execute 4 Fundamentals: Pass, Catch, Scoop, Shoot.  Dominant and Off hand will be measured.
  • Tactical – Understanding of the game and game situations both offense and defense.  Field and general lacrosse awareness.
  • Intangibles – Attitude.  Responsiveness to coaching.  Works well in team environment. Unselfish play. 

 

Evaluation Dates:

March 10th - 1st assessment day at NC Soccer Field 4, 8-10am.  Plan on arriving at 7:45am to get gear on and checked in.

March 11th – Skills Day at The Edge (Twinsburg) 6:30-8pm. Assessments by Boys Director, Matt Brown, and Guest Evaluators

March 11th - Brief Parent meeting at the start of practice, 6:30-6:45pm.

March 17th - Intra-squad scrimmage at NC Soccer (Field 4) 11am- 1pm.  Arrive by 10:45am to gear up and take the field at 11.

March 18th – Skills Day at Malson, 4-6pm. Assessments by Boys Director, Matt Brown, and Guest Evaluators

March 23rdRosters posted.

 

Team Placement details:

  • Attendance is expected.

  • Select team will likely be composed of mostly 6th graders and in cases of close comparison, 6th grader will be chosen over 5th grader.

  • Players will not move between teams once assigned.Matt Brown and Coaches for 5/6 group will be running the Evaluation sessions. Additional Evaluators will be selected by Matt Brown.