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Fall Tryouts

August 26th, 2018
Ygnacio Valley HS, Concord

Youth:
9:00am – 11:00am

HS:
11:30am – 1:30pm

Mission Statement

We want to train, develop and mentor the most competitive lacrosse players in Concord, California and the surrounding East Bay towns.

College Counseling

Part of players fees will go towards a discussion and planning of getting prepared for making the right college choice. This discussion will cover being a student athlete at the next level: MCLA or NCAA. This will be done upon player request and scheduled that week.

Film Breakdown

Part of players fees will go towards a sit down and 20 minute film breakdown from their spring games with coach Christmas. This will be done upon player request and scheduled that week.

2018 Schedule

Training Camp

May 25th – 28th (Training Camp Retreat – 2 Rivers Facility)
We are thrilled to be holding our annual training camp this summer at beautiful Two Rivers Camp! The camp, located in Graeagle, California is features 3 pristine grass and turf fields, nestled in the majestic Sierra with two rushing streams bordering the 40-acre, sports specific site. We decided to host training camp at Two Rivers this summer with the vision that combining lacrosse training with a true camping experience in a marvelous setting would be something that makes lasting memories and allows the boys to bond to create a chemistry that is unrivaled amongst club lacrosse programs.
 
The weekend will be all inclusive with food, lodging, and all activities (nature hikes, archery, fishing, rafting, basketball, volleyball, swimming, and outdoor games) are covered as part of camp registration. We will also have a bus transportation option for those players whose parents want to take the long weekend to themselves. Players will send the weekend watching the NCAA D1 Championship on Memorial Day and special parents banquet is being planned as well for those spending the weekend in the Sierras or picking up players.
 
Visit the Two Rivers Camp website to learn more about the site and surrounding areas:  www.TwoRiversSoccer.com

Practice Schedule

Practices
  • Practice Sessions located @ YVHS
  • June 4th–6th
    • Youth: 4pm – 6pm
    • HS: 6pm – 8pm
  • June 11th–13th
    • Youth: 8am – 10am
    • HS: 10am – 12pm
  • June 19th–21st
    • Youth: 8am – 10am
    • HS: 10am – 12pm
Tournaments
  • June 15th – 17th, U12 Team (Lake Tahoe Summit Classic, Lake Tahoe, CA)
  • June 16th – 17th, U14 & HS Teams (America’s Finest Rivalry, San Diego, CA)
  • June 23rd – 24th (Battle of The Bay, San Francisco, CA)
  • July 2nd – 3rd (Hawaii Youth Lacrosse Classic, Waikiki, HI)

Team Listings

  • High School Elite
  • High School Varsity
  • U14
  • U12

Silver City Director

John Christmas | JC@EncoreBrand.com

Biography | Coach Christmas grew up in Philadelphia PA. He attended Lower Merion high school where he was one of the greatest players in Pennsylvania prep lacrosse history. From there he went to play for at the University of Virginia for the great Dom Starsia. From day one Coach Christmas started and helped lead his team to a NCAA National Championship in 2003. After being named an All American twice in college, John went on to play for the Boston Cannons and Chesapeake Bayhawks (MLL) as well as his hometown Philadelphia Wings (NLL), and is currently playing for LXM Pro. He has vast coaching experience, tutoring dozens of All Americans. He was a co-founder of Dukes Lacrosse, an east coast club powerhouse, helped to start lacrosse programs all over the globe and has coached at the NCAA Division 1 level at the University of Pennsylvania. John is a founder of Encore lacrosse and lives in San Francisco with his wife Ellie and his son Sky. A true student of the game, John loves to watch lacrosse at all levels in his spare time. Currently, John coaches at De La Salle High School in Concord California.

Coaching Staff

Mark Perlite

• De La Salle HS Goalie Coach
• Chico State University

Bobby Garcia

• De La Salle Defensive Coordinator
• CSU Maritime Academy

Brook Rideau

• De La Salle Alum
• Midfield Coach
• Onondaga Community College

Jack Barton

• De La Salle Assistant Defensive Coordinator
• San Diego State University

Gio Rico

• De La Salle Alum
• Face-off Coach
• Sonoma State University

Paul Jepsen

• Cal Berkeley Defensive Coordinator
• Duke University

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