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. US Lacrosse is the governing body of the Hampton Roads Lacrosse chapter Four Leagues within HRLax Boys HS Club Girls HS Club Boys Youth League Girls Youth League Money Insurance Fields 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 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 MUST BE REGISTERED AND PASS BACKGROUND CHECK TO COACH Level 1 Coach Certification Positive Coaching Alliance Certification NHFS Concussion Training How to Make Proper Contact Certification MUST BE Credentialed (ID Card) to be on the sidelines of a game Boys U9 Ron Tieskoetter Dusty Miller Eric Sager Boys U11 Kevin Caradona Andrew Brady Ron Sparrow Shawn Childers Damion Blossey Boys U13 Chuck Miller Matt Agnes Gary Evans Matt Beck Kerris Taylor Boys U15 Karl Hines Bruce Sinclair Steve Notarnicola Scott Smithers Girls U8 Nevin McChesney Donald Wright Jim Zoulias Girls U10 Justin Hodges Alexis Miller Girls U12 Girls U14 Jim Zoulias Scott Chafian Ron Strickland Chesapeake is in 6th year of Girls participation 4 teams: 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 Coaches All head coaches US Lacrosse Certified Level 1 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 Key Dates: 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/ Game socks: $10, ordered separately Old Dominion Game: March 16th, 1pm BASIC RULES 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 BASIC RULES 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 U9 – one level Half Field 8 v 8 – beginning of season Full field 10 v 10 – mid-season U11 and U13 split into A/B divisions 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 Required Shorts & Reversible Jersey Optional Shooter Shirt 2013 Returning Players Make sure you have your reversible jersey and shorts No need to purchase if still fit 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 Girls Grassfield Elementary School Boys U9 , U11 , U13 Greenbrier Middle School U15 – Great Bridge / Hickory Great Bridge Middle School (tentative) U15 - Grassfield / Western Branch Grassfield Elementary School 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 February 22rd - High School Round Robin Grassfield Elementary School (8am-3:30pm) 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 up U15 GB/Hicko ry Great Bridge Middle Friday Greenbrier Middle U13A U13A 757 / make up U13A Greenbrier Middle U11 A & B U9 757 / make up U11 A & B U9 Greenbrier Middle U13B2 U13B1 757 / make up U13B2 U13B1 757 Select Instructional League 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 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 BANDITS WEBSITE www.chesapeakebandits.com HR LAX WEBSITE www.hrlax.com (Select Teams, Age, Area) LEAGUE Edit my Account ONE CALL NOW Each roster will be loaded into the system Each coach/team mom will manage their phone list Calls/Emails CALL OR EMAIL YOUR COACH When In doubt WE DO NOT DO FUNDRAISING! 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 Family Dinner at Chilis TODAY Bandits Apparel - Signature Sportswear Order now with uniforms Bandits Book (need a VOLUNTEER to organize!) 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”!