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Welcome to West Forsyth Youth Lacrosse
West Forsyth Youth Lacrosse is here to serve the West Forsyth community and support the growth of Lacrosse in Forsyth County, GA.

On our website you will be able to get news, information, schedules, rosters, directions and much, much more. Check back frequently for the latest information about our program.

 
Spring 2015 Rec Regist open to new players in West district

 

Parents,

Registration is now open to all returning West Forsyth players as well as NEW players who live in the WEST FORSYTH HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT!

We will have girls' rec teams at U9, U11, and U15. We will have boys' rec teams at Little Shooters, U9, U11, U13, and U15. 

After Wednesday, November 26th any remaining spot are available to the wider Forsyth County community. 

The fees for the Spring 2015 season are:

U9 Girls: $210

U11 and U15 Girls: $300

U9-U15 Boys: $300

We are working on the details for Spring 2015 Little Shooters. Stay tuned for an update soon!

Late Fee of $20 begins on December 15th.

Your registration is not confirmed and your child’s spot is not held until we have received your payment.

All players, boys and girls, must get a new uniform each spring. The boys’ program will be using the same uniform company for Spring 2015 as we used in Spring/Fall 2014. If you child’s uniform still fits then you can enter the size information on the registration page and you won’t need to attend our sizing event.

We will size on Sunday, December 14th at the Vickery Springs neighborhood clubhouse, located at 5215 Cole Creek Lane. This is directly across the street from Midway Park. Girls’ sizing will be from 2:00 – 4:00 PM and Boys’ sizing will be from 4:00 – 6:00 PM. If you have questions contact Liz Tuck at ltuck05@gmail.com

Would you like to get involved with coaching in our program? We are always looking for more people to join our volunteer coaching staff.  We have upcoming boys and girls coach clinics so let us know ASAP if you are interested. Please contact our boys’ program director at or our girls’ program director at


by posted 11/19/2014
Congratulations to the Spring 2015 Jr. and Sr. Select Teams

Head Coach Trent Bowers is excited to announce the roster for the 8th grade Sr. Select team.

Jason M. Ryan P.
Sam T. Andrew G.
Tristan B. Landon B.
Trenton S. Tyler M.
Josh B. Colton R.
Chris N. Dustin P.
Dylan H. Jack R.
Dylan J. Harry M.
Bryce B. Jonny S.
Luke B. Julian S.
  Josh S.

Head Coach Jack Kauffman is excited to announce the roster for the 7th grade Jr. Select team. 

Aarya N. Matthew G.
Tate S. Tyler G.
Mitch W. Jake H.
John S Nicolas H.
Anthony M. Alex M.
Wesley C. Davis D.
Khirgan D. Payton M.
Kyle D. Jack M.
Charlie G. Richie M.
Owen S. Jake S.

 

Head Coach Matt Tuck is excited to announce the roster for the 6th Grade Jr. Select team.

William B. Matthew G.
Carson B. Tyler L.
Nick C. Quinn M.
Landon D. Evan P.
Wiliam G. Garrett S.
Alex G. Dalton T.
Ryan G. Coleman T.
Paul P. Smith W
Tiernan P. Alex Z.
Nathan P. Ryan V.

 

 

Uniform sizing for all Select teams will be on Sunday, November 16th from 4:30-6:30 PM at 5410 Harris Springs Drive in the Vickery Springs neighborhood. All players will receive an email will additional details. Contact Liz Tuck at ltuck05@gmail.com with questions. 

 


by posted 11/13/2014
Speed and Agility Training with We and Us Lacrosse

  WOLVERINE LACROSSE

SPEED AND AGILITY WINTER CAMP

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Description: The athlete’s training sessions will include linear drills using the speed ladder with a variety of patterns to stimulate fast twitch muscle fibers and create muscle memory. Cone drills will incorporate agility and change of direction, and will emphasize good athletic position, balance and dexterity. Anaerobic and aerobic systems will be trained and challenged with each training session. Flexibility, upper and lower body strength, core strength and endurance will be developed through the use of bands, medicine balls and body weight exercises.

 

Coach John Laden (West Forsyth Head Lacrosse Coach) will bring his knowledge and skill development to help each athlete become a better lacrosse player. Lax specific drills will be applied to the various agility and speed drills.

 

Coach Rick Zacholski (Head Strength and Conditioning Coach) will bring his 32 years of experience in the field of speed and strength to help form muscle memory patterns that will help each athlete reach their full potential. He has run camps for football, soccer, lacrosse, and baseball and has made them all as sport specific as possible. His camps will be challenging yet fun as the athletes work at various stations in a circuit type atmosphere. 

 

Dates: Monday, December 8 - Friday, December 13

Time: 6:30-8:00 PM

Location: West Forsyth High School Stadium

Cost: $100.00

Age group: U-11, U-13 and U-15

Register on the We and Us Website or use link below

 

http://assn.la/Reg/?r=1:146915


by posted 11/10/2014
Boys' Summer Lacrosse with We and Us

Wolverine Summer LAX

We and Us Lacrosse would like to announce a re-launching of our summer lacrosse program.  A few of the changes that are being made or are in the progress of being made are:

  • Name change - We will now be called Wolverine Lacrosse. 
  • Coaches – More coaches for greater instruction. We’ve added several former WFHS players to be involved with each of the teams in addition to the adult coaches.
  • Organization changes -We have the pleasure of having Brandt Barber, former President of West Forsyth Youth Lacrosse as an active advisor. Brandt brings years of experience and knowledge to us and we welcome him aboard. 
  • Advisory board – An experienced advisory board will meet to make changes, share ideas to make this year more organized and pleasurable to parents and athletes.

Wolverine try-outs:

Due to youth lacrosse tournaments we are changing the dates of the previously announced tryout dates.  We have also added an additional age group.  U15 will now play under the U15 age group instead of High School.  The Website will be updated with this change.  The tryout dates are as follows:

Sunday, November, 30th

(Note: if your son plays spring 2015 lacrosse and will be playing in the following age groups, the try-out time is below)

  • U-11 - 2:00 - 4:00 PM
  • U-15 - 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Saturday, December, 6th

  • U-13 - 12:00 - 2:00 PM
  • High School (current  Freshmen , Sophomores and Juniors) 2:00 - 4:00 PM

ALL tryouts will be held at the West Forsyth High School Stadium.

Coaches:

We are pleased to announce the Wolverine Lacrosse Coaching staff. 

We also have added former West Forsyth High School lacrosse players to our staff.  These boys will work with all age groups.  They are: Aaron Ward, Brendon Neal, Logan Gorman and Justin Warbington.

 

                    Wolverine Summer 2015 Lacrosse Coaching Staff

 

Age Group

Coach

Coach

Coach

Coach

Coach

           

U11

Jim Arnold

Kyle Pepple

John Laden

College Asst.

 

U13

Jack Kauffman

Bill Hyden

John Laden

College Asst.

 

U15

John Laden

Dave Neal

Rob Hartley

College Asst.

College Asst.

HS

John Laden

Rob Hartley

Ray Denard

College Asst.

College Asst.

 

You can register for the tryouts on the We and Us Website, www.weanduslacrosse.com.  This is not a commitment to play for us this summer, but to give us a number on how many will attend tryouts so we can have the appropriate number of evaluators.  There is a $10 tryout fee that will be collected the day of tryouts.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call or email me jladen@forsyth.k12.ga.us phone 516-946-1244

-Thank you,

Coach Laden

 

 

 

 

 

 


by posted 11/10/2014
Boys' Coaching Clinic December 20, 2014
Better than 1,000 days of diligent study,
is 1 day with a GREAT teacher!

...Japanese Proverb
 
 
Coaches,
 
West Forsyth Youth Lacrosse is excited to once again bring Ritchie Meade to Forsyth County! Mark your calendars now for December 20, 2014. We are still working on the details but want you to know about our plans. 
 
Come learn from Coach Meade a systematic approach to teaching youth the game of lacrosse.
 
Who Can Attend: West Forsyth Youth & High School Coaches
 
Date: Saturday, December 20th
 
Time: 9am - 3pm (with lunch break)
 
Where: TBD:  Field House and Turf Field
 
Cost: No cost to West Forsyth Coaches
 
Click here to register today. 
 
Who is Richie Meade?
 

Head Lacrosse Coach, Furman University

One of the most successful coaches in NCAA history, Richie Meade’s name is synonymous with leadership and discipline. In 21 years as a collegiate head coach, the Williston Park, N.Y., native amassed a 169-120 record, including a 142-97 record in 17 years at the Naval Academy. 



During his tenure at the US Naval Academy, Meade guided the Midshipmen to seven NCAA Tournament appearances, including the 2004 season when Navy came up a goal short against Syracuse in its quest to win the program’s first NCAA Championship. By year’s end in 2004, Navy produced a program-record 15 wins, while earning its highest ranking, No. 2, for five-consecutive weeks. Additionally, Navy scored its first win over a No. 1-ranked team, a 9-6 victory over Maryland. Meade capped off the year as the recipient of the Morris Touchstone Memorial Award, given to the National Coach of the Year.

 Along the way, Meade led the Mids to a 38-11 Patriot League record and won at least a share of the regular-season title in five of the eight seasons Navy has been a member of the conference. Navy also won five tournament crowns.

 

Meade began his coaching career at Duke in 1977 before moving on to his alma mater, North Carolina in 1979. Just a year later, he earned his first head coaching post at the University of Baltimore, where he owned a four-year record of 27-23 before the school dropped its athletic program in 1983.



Meade serves as President of the Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA), which was created to help build the game of lacrosse, become the premier organization providing coaches development and monitor the integrity of the game.


 

In addition, Coach Meade is the Executive Director of Wounded Warrior Project Lacrosse. Wounded Warrior Project Lacrosse us an initiative to support the Wounded Warrior Project by providing outstanding lacrosse programs.

 

US Lacrosse has named recently named Richie Meade head coach of the 2014 U.S. men’s national senior team. Meade will lead Team USA in its title defense at the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship, hosted by US Lacrosse and held in Denver, Colo., July 10-19, 2014. He becomes the 12th head coach in the history of the U.S. men’s senior team program.

 

Meade and his wife, Sue are the parents of three daughters, Jillian, Shannon Grace and Cassidy.


by posted 10/31/2014
Contact Info

For information regarding Boys' program, please email: programdirector@wfylax.com

For information regarding the Girls' program please email girls.programdirector@wfylax.com

Forsyth County Parks & Rec
Concussion Policy

http://www.forsythco.com/DeptPage.asp?DeptID=42&PageID=1785
 
 
 
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