CHESAPEAKE BANDITS PARENTS MEETING

Report
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Mission Statement
History/Overview
Coach Introductions
Lady Bandits
Boys Youth
Sponsorship
Schedule / Practices
Additional Opportunities
Communication
Fun-Raising
To afford the opportunity for every
youth (boy and girl) to learn, play,
enjoy and excel at Lacrosse while
honoring the game and respecting
their coaches, officials,
teammates and opponents.
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US Lacrosse is the governing body of the
Hampton Roads Lacrosse chapter
Four Leagues within HRLax
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Boys HS Club
Girls HS Club
Boys Youth League
Girls Youth League
Money
Insurance
Fields
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Started in Fall 2005 by Matt Pate
Currently one of 10 “areas” of youth lacrosse in Hampton
Roads “HRLax”
 There are nearly 2000 total lacrosse players in Hampton
Roads
Youth players range from 5 – 14
The Bandits Youth feed four Chesapeake high school programs
 Grassfield
 Hickory
 Great Bridge
 Western Branch – new 2014
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2014 Games span from March 8th to May May 10th.
One of the Fastest growing lacrosse area in Hampton Roads
 2006: approx 15 youth from Chesapeake
 2007: approx 35 youth
 2008: approx 60 youth
 2009: 104 youth
 2010: 138 youth
 2011: 152 youth
 2012: 148 youth
 2013: 154 boys youth, 39 girls youth
 2014: 112 boys youth, 40 girls youth
 registrations still incoming
 NOTE: numbers are for boys , unless noted.
Boy Players by Years of Experience
100%
2
2
90%
10
80%
5
5
8
70%
60%
7
3
4+
3
11
50%
2
1
40%
30%
6
12
4
6
11
20%
5
4
10%
7
0%
U9
U11
U13
2
U15
0
Girls
= U14
= U12
= U10/8
Boys
= U15
= U13
= U11
= U9
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MUST BE REGISTERED AND PASS
BACKGROUND CHECK TO COACH
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Level 1 Coach Certification
Positive Coaching Alliance Certification
NHFS Concussion Training
How to Make Proper Contact Certification
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MUST BE Credentialed (ID Card) to be on the
sidelines of a game
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Boys U9
 Ron Tieskoetter
 Dusty Miller
 Eric Sager
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Boys U11
 Kevin Caradona
 Andrew Brady
 Ron Sparrow
 Shawn Childers
 Damion Blossey
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Boys U13
 Chuck Miller
 Matt Agnes
 Gary Evans
 Matt Beck
 Kerris Taylor
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Boys U15
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Karl Hines
Bruce Sinclair
Steve Notarnicola
Scott Smithers
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Girls U8
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 Nevin McChesney
 Donald Wright
 Jim Zoulias
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Girls U10
 Justin Hodges
 Alexis Miller
Girls U12
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Girls U14
 Jim Zoulias
 Scott Chafian
 Ron Strickland
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Chesapeake is in 6th year of Girls participation
4 teams:
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U8: 6
U10: 7
U12: 11
U14: 16
(if necessary, will collapse U10 & U12 into one age
group).
Registration is STILL OPEN!
Please encourage friends/neighbors
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Coaches
 All head coaches US Lacrosse Certified Level 1
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Practicing @ Grassfield Elementary
Practice Schedule:
 Start Feb 8th
 Sat/Sun: U8 (1:30-2:30) U10, 12, 14 (2:00–4:00)
 March 9th (DST)
 Mon*/Tues/Thurs:
 U8: 5:30-6:30pm
 U10, 12, 14*: 6:00-7:30pm
 * U14 may practice Mon as well
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Key Dates:
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Field Prep: 25 Jan, 1 Feb (backup)
Scrimmages: March 1st, location TBD
First Game: March 8th
Spring Break/Easter: Off week of 14-19 Apr
Jamboree: May 10th
Spirit Wear
Uniforms:
 http://hrchesapeake.signatureteamwear.com/
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Game socks: $10, ordered separately
Old Dominion Game: March 16th, 1pm
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BASIC RULES
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U8/U10 – No Checking
U12 – Modified Checking
U14 – Full Checking
Focus on “cross check” and player contact in general
 U8 – 20 min halves (running clock)
 7 players on field / Approx ½ field
 U10 – 20 min halves (running clock)
 12 players on field / Regulation field
 U12/14 – 25 min halves (running clock)
 12 players on field / Regulation Field
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BASIC RULES
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U9/U11 – NO BODY-CHECKING, U9 No Long Poles
U13/U15 – CHECKING ALLOWED, but within rules
NO ONE-HAND TOMAHAWK CHECKS
ALL AGES: 4 12-minute quarters (running clock)
SPORTSMANSHIP COORDINATOR
 Parent volunteer (each game)
 keep the parent sideline in order
 Referees will administer, Coaches will select
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U9 – one level
 Half Field 8 v 8 – beginning of season
 Full field 10 v 10 – mid-season
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U11 and U13 split into A/B divisions
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Based on skill, experience
Safety
Developmental
League will assess mid-season if team level needs to be
adjusted
U15 – one level
 Feeder High School determines team
 Great Bridge / Hickory
 Grassfield / Western Branch
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Required
 Shorts & Reversible Jersey
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Optional
 Shooter Shirt
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2013 Returning Players
 Make sure you have your reversible jersey and shorts
 No need to purchase if still fit
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NEW players
 HRLAX fee did not include uniform cost this year.
 Player responsibility to order uniforms
 No uniform = No game play
 Rush Order additional fees begin January 21st
 http://signatureteamwear.com/indexHRLAX
 Make sure to go to PAGE 2 to find boys required pieces
OPTIONAL
REQUIRED
REQUIRED
* MOUTH PIECE &
ATHLETIC CUP
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Girls
 Grassfield Elementary School
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Boys
 U9 , U11 , U13
 Greenbrier Middle School
 U15 – Great Bridge / Hickory
 Great Bridge Middle School (tentative)
 U15 - Grassfield / Western Branch
 Grassfield Elementary School
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January 25th – Field Prep 9AM (tentative)
February 1st - Dicks Sporting Goods Appreciation
Day
February 2nd or Feb 8th - First Practices
February 15/22 & March 1st – Saturday practices
Sunday afternoon practices in Feb.
 coach discretion
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February 22rd - High School Round Robin
 Grassfield Elementary School (8am-3:30pm)
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Team Rosters finalized – February 16th
Location
Monday
Tuesday
Wed Thurs
Grassfield Elementary
U15 GF/WB
U15 GF/WB
757 /
make
up
U15
GF/WB
U15
GB/Hickory
757 /
make
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U15
GB/Hicko
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Great Bridge Middle
Friday
Greenbrier Middle
U13A
U13A
757 /
make
up
U13A
Greenbrier Middle
U11 A & B
U9
757 /
make
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U11 A & B U9
Greenbrier Middle
U13B2
U13B1
757 /
make
up
U13B2
U13B1
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757 Select Instructional League
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Spring Season runs March 16th – May 11th
Practices: Wednesday evenings 6-7:30PM (Boy's only)
Games/Clinics: Sunday afternoons 2-4pm (both leagues)
Location: Lake Taylor High School (practices and games)
Ages: boys and girls U9, U11, U13, U15
 Cost: $300 for boys
$250 for girls
 *There will be NO games or clinics on Sunday, April 20
 Registration is limited, so register early if interested.
 http://www.757selectlacrosse.com
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Post Season Play
 757 Ironclads Select Teams (Boys only)
 Teams formed based on tryouts in the fall
 Few Open spots for summer will be filled by an evaluation on Sunday,
March 16th at 4PM @ Lake Taylor High School
 Parents foot the bill for travel/tourney fees
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BANDITS WEBSITE
 www.chesapeakebandits.com
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HR LAX WEBSITE
 www.hrlax.com (Select Teams, Age, Area)
 LEAGUE  Edit my Account
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ONE CALL NOW
 Each roster will be loaded into the system
 Each coach/team mom will manage their phone list
 Calls/Emails
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CALL OR EMAIL YOUR COACH
 When In doubt
WE DO NOT DO FUNDRAISING!
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We do volunteer fun stuff…
Would you like to manage our fun? We need a
“funraiser”!
What do we do with the money?
 Calling System
 Porta-Potty
 Equipment (not covered by HRLax)
 End of Season Party - subsidize
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Family Dinner at Chilis TODAY
Bandits Apparel - Signature Sportswear
 Order now with uniforms
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Bandits Book (need a VOLUNTEER to organize!)
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Season Program (about 5” x 7”)
Great Info (LAX rules, stats, player/team/coach info, season schedule, etc)
Business Ads
“Shout Outs!” - Wish your Lax-er a Great Season!! (business card sized ads)
Assistance needed in this area. Please join in on the “fun”!

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