Springfield Cougars Lacrosse Club is a non-profit Summer Travel Lacrosse Program established for Springfield Youth and High School players with the following goals: Provide a cost-effective and competitive tournament lacrosse experience for all kids in th
 
 
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  • Springfield Cougars Lacrosse Club - Providing A Tournament Level Summer Lacrosse Experience for the Youth of Springfield Since 2013 
Welcome to the Springfield Cougars Lacrosse Club!

SCLC 2015......Fightin The Patriot Games Heat

 

What is SCLC? See the "About SCLC" tab above for an explanation of who we are and the purpose and goals of our Club.  See "2016 Summer" for the official 2016 Calendar, Coaching Staff and Fees and to review our Invitation to Tryout and to Register Online.

2016 Summer Lacrosse Program – Club wide tryout was held on October 18, 2015. Two make up tryouts were held, October 25th & November 8th. 2016 teams were announced in November 2015. Uniform Fittings occurred in February 2016. See "Teams" tab above.  Click on "Rosters" from the left hand navigation after selecting your team. 

**UPDATE** We have arranged for a free Goalie & Faceoff Clinic for our members on Monday, June 13th. Signups for clinics will be announced. 

**NEW**  We are exited to announce our new Girls Youth Summer Lacrosse Program starting Summer 2016. See our website for details. 

Many other details about next Summer, including scrimmage dates, are also available. Check out our General Events Calendar!

 If you have any questions or comments regarding registration, payments or the Club in general, please email the Board of Directors at the following e-mail address: info@springfieldlacrosseclub.com.

To send anonymous feedback, use the "Feedback to our Board" option from the menu at left.

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Girls Summer Program - Details
05/04/2016
THANK YOU for expressing interest in SCLC Girls Summer Program! We...
Club News Update
04/26/2016
This message is to share the latest Club news and reminders: ^^NEW^^ - Word...
NEW Girls Youth Summer Lacrosse Program
04/18/2016
Springfield Cougars Lacrosse Club is proud to announce the creation...
Local Lacrosse Action Is Finally Here
03/25/2016
Just a quick note to share with our members news of great local...
Three important reminders
03/19/2016
This message is to remind of a few upcoming Club-related deadlines: The...
Tournament Hotel Options
12/31/2015
Parents & Members - You may want to consider reserving a...
Sweeney Alumni Event - THANK YOU KYLE!!!
06/23/2015
THANKS TO KYLE FOR A MEMORABLE VISIT!  THANKS TO MANY WHO...
Lets get Nacho Strong!
06/10/2015
UPDATE 8/9/2015 - SCLC is proud to donate $1,000 to the Baratelle...
 
Girls Summer Program - Details

THANK YOU for expressing interest in SCLC Girls Summer Program! We look forward to working with your daughter(s). 
 
Registration is now open on the SCLC website. Please go to the SCLC website and click on About SCLC 2016 Register Online. When you get on the registration page please scroll down to the bottom of the page where it says 2016 Girls Youth Summer Lacrosse Program and click Register.

 

Logistics for this summer

2016 is a start-up year focusing on core skill building, lacrosse I.Q., teamwork and instructional learning in a practice-only format (no tournament play this summer). We hope to arrange the possibility of a local scrimmage(s) but we will inform you as soon as we make the final decision. We are going to have 4 teams which will be The White Team K-2nd, The Navy Team 3rd-4th, The Blue Team 5th-6th, and The Gold Team 7th-8th. All teams will be coached by Springfield High School Girls Lacrosse staff, alumni, and current players.

Practices dates are as follows:

June 22nd and 23rd

June 29th and 30th

July 6th and 7th

July 13th and 14th

July 20th and 21st

July 27th and 28th

Practice times are from 5-8pm. K-4th grade practice time is 5 to 6:30pm and 5th-8th  grade practice time is 6:30 to 8pm at Halderman Field.
 
*If your child is already playing on a club team they can still play for SCLC. We understand that many of our girls play multiple sports and are on multiple teams. If your daughter can only make one practice a week we just ask that you let us know in advance.
 
*If your daughter is new to the game of lacrosse, please make sure she has goggles, a mouth guard, and a stick. If you are not sure what type of stick to get your daughter, we have a Longstreth Sporting Goods representative who is a former college lacrosse player who can also give you discounts and free shipping. Her email is  . If you are just looking to go to Dicks or Models, any stick is fine for a beginner. I will say that the more expensive the stick, the more advanced it is.  

Please feel free to email with any questions you may have!

BE THE BEST!

by posted 05/04/2016
Club News Update

This message is to share the latest Club news and reminders:

^^NEW^^ - Word seems to be spreading about our new Girls Youth (K-8) Summer Lacrosse Program. Thanks to 50+ who have already responded expressing their interest. We are now accepting registrations online. See the Register Online feature on our website. The Girls option is #4, “2016 Girls Youth Summer Lacrosse Program.” Here is the link, please read all instructions to ensure smooth registration.

SCLC Register Online - Girls Program #4

^^NEW^^ - 2016 Boys Sock Sets have arrived; all 2016 members receive 1 free pair. NOTE - These are a different style than provided in 2015. 2016 sock sizing runs as follows: Small (youth shoe size 12-4), Medium (shoe size 5-9) & Large (shoe size 9-12). While supplies last we are selling extra 2016 sets, first come basis, for only $10 a pair. You can request extras by sending an email to with quantity and size details.

^^NEW^^ - Boys Summer is looking for a handful of volunteers to assist in areas such as Team Parents; Uniforms & Photography. See our Volunteering page at following link to indicate your support. Thank you for pitching in to make this Summer our best yet!

SCLC - Boys Volunteers Signup

^^NEW^^ - Hershey Park tickets have arrived (>150). Send no messages please, Deb DePetris will soon be in touch with everyone who ordered to arrange pickup. Hopefully everyone enjoys the park!

**Reminder** - SCLC has reserved a limited block of hotel rooms at two properties, each about 10-15 minute drive from the Hershey Laxfest and Hershey Park. NOTE - The Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel room block closed on Friday, April 15th. The Wyndham Garden Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel room block will close on Wednesday, May 25th. We ask those who have reserved rooms under each block (yes we know who you are) to please release your un-needed rooms with the Wyndham Garden ASAP or you will risk our Club incurs a penalty. Thank you! The link with Hershey hotel details is here:

SCLC - Hershey Hotel Options

**Reminder** - Our Boys Program continues to add a variety of events, including: U9D, 2024 and 2023 Team scrimmages with West Chester Lacrosse on various dates and free Goalie and Faceoff Clinics on Monday, June 13th. Keep an eye on our General Events Calendar and Club News online for more specifics.

Questions, concerns…..email us at 

Be The Best!

SCLC


by posted 04/26/2016
NEW Girls Youth Summer Lacrosse Program

Springfield Cougars Lacrosse Club is proud to announce the creation of a Girls Youth Summer Lacrosse Program, new for 2016. 

Read our announcement by clicking the below link or from our website (see "2016 Summer - Girls" menu tab):

http://files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/16582/74691.pdf

http://springfieldlacrosseclub.com/Page.asp?n=144281&org=SPRINGFIELDLACROSSECLUB.COM

Special thanks to two key sponsors for getting the girls program underway:

  • Sarah Geary Damato, SHS Girls Lacrosse Assistant Coach
  • Jessi Gougler, SAA Girls Youth Lacrosse

Please spread word of our new girls program to anyone interested.

Feel free to contact Sarah ( ) and/or Jessi ( ) with comments, questions or concerns.

Be The Best!

SCLC


by posted 04/18/2016
Local Lacrosse Action Is Finally Here

Just a quick note to share with our members news of great local lacrosse to enjoy this Spring. Consider reinforcing your child's Spring playing experience and build a better understanding and passion for Lacrosse by watching the game at its best! 

  • The Springfield High School Boys Lacrosse season is underway. Always great to see a local crowd supporting our young men. Check out the SHS Lax full season schedule here:

http://leagueathletics.com/Default.asp?org=shsboyslax

 

  • Don't miss out on opportunities to attend live local college lacrosse action from Divisions I, II & III. Cabrini College, Lehigh University, Villanova University, St. Joseph's University, Princeton University, etc. are all within an easy drive. The NCAA Mens Lacrosse Championships are coming back to Lincoln Financial Field May 28-30.  See http://www.ncaa.com/championships/lacrosse-men/d1

 

  •   You may want to bookmark the following link where you can find the ESPNU Men's Lacrosse programing guide searchable by date:

http://espn.go.com/watchespn/index/_/type/live/sport/lacrosse/channel/espn#channel/espnu/type/upcoming/startDate/20160326/

BE THE BEST!

SCLC


by posted 03/25/2016
Three important reminders

This message is to remind of a few upcoming Club-related deadlines:

The third and final installment payment of $250 for tournament participating players is due by Wednesday, March 30th. Members must be current with payments to allow uniform selection/ordering on Thursday, April 1st. Payments can be made by cash, check or credit card. Details online. Extended payment option details, found online, are repeated below:

Extended Payment Option

For those who desire to extend the payment of their balance due beyond March 30th, an extended payment option is available at a flat rate of $30 per member.

The extended payment option allows you to extend your final payment to no later than Wednesday, June 1, 2016. If payment in full is not completed by this date, the member cannot join the team without consent of the Board

You can request the extended payment option at any time by emailing us at  .

**Reminder** - [DELETED]

**Reminder** - SCLC has reserved a limited block of hotel rooms at two properties, each about 10-15 minute drive from the Hershey Laxfest and Hershey Park. NOTE - The Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel room block closed on Friday, April 15th. The Wyndham Garden Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel room block will close on Wednesday, May 25th.

SCLC Hershey Hotel Options

 

Questions, concerns…..email us at 

Be The Best!

SCLC


by posted 03/19/2016
Tournament Hotel Options

Parents & Members - You may want to consider reserving a room for Hershey Laxfest, our 2nd summer tournament running Saturday, June 25th - Sunday, June 26th.

The tournament is roughly a 1 hour and 40 minute drive from Springfield. We understand that all nearby hotels sellout by the spring. SCLC has reserved a limited block of rooms at two hotel properties, each about 10-15 minute drive from the tournament and Hershey Park. While supplies last. Details related to reserving rooms for Hershey Laxfest through our Club are available here:

https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/16582/71747.pdf

Coaches - We have you covered for an overnight stay on Saturday, June 25th @ Wyndham Garden Hotel. A message will be sent under separate cover to share details.

Questions, comments, concerns.......

SCLC

----------original message 12/31/15-------------

Several members have been asking about hotel options for the Hershey Laxfest on June 25-26 and/or the Patriot Games on July 16-17.  

We are working to secure multiple group discount options for members and expect to announce details in early January. Additionally, there is possibility of a discounted ticket option for Hershey Park. 

Stay tuned, more to come.

SCLC


by posted 12/31/2015
Sweeney Alumni Event - THANK YOU KYLE!!!

THANKS TO KYLE FOR A MEMORABLE VISIT! 

THANKS TO MANY WHO ATTENDED AND HELPED PREPARE FOR THE EVENT. 

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On Wednesday, July 8th, we are holding a special recognition event to honor Kyle Sweeney, our 2015 Campbell Alumni Award recipient. The award ceremony will begin at ~6:15 p.m. and we hope ALL members will attend. Please wear your 2015 Sweeney shooting shirts.

Our Club announcement includes exceptional quotes from Kyle’s teammates and can be found here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/16582/67050.pdf

Here are a few links to help educate our members about Kyle’s accomplishments:


by posted 06/23/2015
Lets get Nacho Strong!

Are you Nacho Strong?

UPDATE 8/9/2015 - SCLC is proud to donate $1,000 to the Baratelle family. 

UPDATE 7/5/2015 - Continuing our efforts to raise several thousand dollars for the Baratelle family, we are excited to announce you can still order NACHO STRONG tee shirts, especially in Youth Large size.  Look for Jess McBride at most major Club events.

UPDATE 7/4/2015 - Together the Springfield Lacrosse community has raised ~$2,000 to date.  SCLC expects to make an additional donation of excess dues following the conclusion of our 2015 season.

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Nick "Nacho" Baratelle, a recent graduate and lacrosse player at Springfield High School and an Assistant Coach with the 2015 C2 Team, is currently battling cancer. Here is a recent article about Nacho: Boys Lacrosse: Baratelle's battle an inspiration for Springfield

 
A special T-shirt featuring the Nacho Strong logo has been designed to honor Nacho and to allow the Springfield Lacrosse community to support the Baratelle family. 
 
T-shirts for $15 continue to be for sale at most SCLC events. All net proceeds directly benefit the Baratelle family.
 
Please join the entire Springfield Lacrosse Community in being Nacho Strong!

by posted 06/10/2015