USBOXLA presents Pennsylvania’s Premier Box Lacrosse Travel Team that brings the state’s best players together to compete on the national stage. Coached by NLL players, coaches, and veterans, Penn*Lax All Stars delivers the best staff for the states most talented players to expand their game in new and dynamic ways. Information on team tryouts below. Four teams. Open to 5th-12th grade players.
Players should attend both dates. Please communicate if you can only attend one.
Sunday November 26, 2017 @ XL Sports World (2278 N Penn Rd, Hatfield, PA)
5/6A and 7/8A Teams: 4:30-6:30pm
Varsity and JV High School Teams: 7:00-9:00pm
Monday November 27, 2017 @ Maplezone (1451 Conchester Hwy, Garnet Valley, PA)
Varsity, JV, 7/8A and 5/6A Teams: 6:30-8:00pm
8am-10am, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23, Jan 6, 20, 27, Feb 3
XL Sports World Hatfield, PA (Former Philly Wings Training Center!)
NorthEast Regional Championship (All Teams) – Dec 29/30
Winter Classic (5/6A and 7/8A) – Jan 13/14
Best In Box (Varsity and JV) – Jan 15
- High School Varsity Team: Adam Mueller, is a NLL veteran player and Coach for the New York Titans where he was named NLL coach of the year. Coach Mueller is also currently the offensive coordinator for Team USA Indoor. Kevin Crowley, is a current NLL and MLL star and was the #1 pick in both pro league drafts. Coach Crowley won the world championships with team Canada as well as MVP honors scoring 5 goals against team USA. Eric Hoffman a local product out of Pennridge High School, was an NLL veteran with the Philadelphia Wings until being forced out with injury. Coach Hoffman is the strength and conditioning coordinator at Ursinus College.
- High School Junior Varsity Team: Luke Wiles, is a former 3-time NLL All-Star most recently starring with the Buffalo Bandits. Coach Wiles is an Ontario Canada native and is the current Head Coach of Archbishop Carrol High School. Matthew McCormick, was a two-time Captain at Drexel University and recently was named to the 75th anniversary Drexel Team. Coach McCormick is a USBOXLA certified coach and director with Fusion lacrosse, he is also the current defensive coordinator at Malvern Prep.
- 7/8A Team: Alex Turner, was an 8-year veteran of the NLL most recently with the Colorado Mammoth. Coach Turneris a British Colombia Canadian native and currently coaches at both Fusion and Tri-State lacrosse clubs. Tom Slate: Coach Slate was a phenomenal long time professional player for the Philadelphia Wings. Coach Slate was also an assistant Coach for a number of years for the Wings and was a both a head coach and assistant Coach in the MLL for the San Francisco Dragons, Denver Outlaws, and Boston Cannons.
- 5/6A Team: Steven Holmes, is a former 8-year veteran with the Philadelphia Wings and San Jose Stealth. Coach Holmes currently is a defenseman with the New York Lizards of the MLL and was a long time defensive coordinator at Malvern Prep and volunteer assistant at the University of Virginia, his alma matter, winning a national championship in 2011. Joey Sankey, current MLL standout and All American from UNC will join Coach Holmes on the 5/6A Penn*Lax staff. An excellent role model for young players to emulate, Joey continues to have success on the field using balance, speed and toughness to get to the goal against the game’s best defensemen. Coach Sankey is the founder of Sankey Lacrosse / Team11 and also coaches at his high school alma matter, Penn Charter.