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Fall Ball clinic registration is now open!

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FALL BALL CLINIC SIGNUP IS OPEN

The NCLA is thrilled to announce that Fall Ball clinic registration is now open!

Click here to register.

Drop-Off and Parking at East School: Please do not park in the drop-off circle at East School; it must be cleaar of cars at all times.

The 2017 Girls Fall Ball Clinics (Grades 1-8) are with Coaches Woods, Horelik, Lauten & Sheeran. All of our head coaches are educators with collegiate playing experience as well as Youth and High School Coaching experience.  We will also have current High School players assisting each of the professional coaches for more individualized attention.  Coach Woods highly encourages all players to participate in other sports, and the schedule below was arranged with this in mind.  

ADVANCED 6th - 8th Grade Clinics
Days:    Monday's (5 sessions)
Time:    4:00 - 5:30
Place:    East Elementary School, New Canaan, CT
Age:      Girls currently in 6th - 8th grade
Cost:     $150 
Exact Dates:    Sept. 11th, 18th, 25th, Oct. 2nd, & 9th
 
7th & 8th Grade Clinics
Days:    Tuesday’s (5 sessions)
Time:    4:00 - 5:30
Place:    East Elementary School, New Canaan, CT
Age:      Girls currently in 5th & 6th grade
Cost:     $150
Exact Dates:    Sept. 12th, 19th, 26th, Oct. 3rd & 10th
 
5th & 6th Grade Clinics
Days:    Tuesday’s (5 sessions)
Time:    4:00 - 5:30
Place:    East Elementary School, New Canaan, CT
Age:      Girls currently in 5th & 6th grade
Cost:     $150 
Exact Dates:     Sept. 12th, 19th, 26th, Oct. 3rd & 10th
 
3rd & 4th Grade Clinics
Days:    Monday's (5 sessions)
Time:    4:00 - 5:00
Place:   East Elementary School, New Canaan, CT
Age:      Girls currently in 3rd & 4th grade
Cost:     $150
Exact Dates:   Sept. 11th, 18th, 25th, Oct. 2nd, & 9th
 
1st & 2nd Grade Clinics
Days:    Monday's (5 sessions)
Time:    5:00-6:00
Place:   East Elementary School, New Canaan, CT
Age:      Girls currently in 1st & 2nd grade
Cost:     $150
Exact Dates:    Sept. 11th, 18th, 25th, Oct. 2nd, & 9th
 
 

The 2017 Boys Fall Ball Clinics (Grades K-4) are with NCHS Varsity Coaches Buzzeo, Koshansky, Rushton and Dixon (scroll down for coach bios). 

Coach Buzzeo was a multi-sport athlete growing up, and he is a big believer in kids playing other sports but at the same time having the opportunity to enhance their skills in the off-season. Therefore, we have structured our clinic schedule to alleviate conflicts so our young athletes can focus on their primary fall sports, their school work, and other fall activities. In addition, we have reduced the cost compared to other local lacrosse clinics to keep this an affordable option for all in the area.  

Players who play a fall sport and would like to attend a lacrosse clinic, please sign up for the clinic day and/or days that DO NOT conflict with your primary fall sport (i.e. If you have soccer practice on Tuesdays, please sign up for Wednesday clinics).   

 

You are welcome to sign up for multiple clinic days as long as it DOES NOT conflict with your primary fall sport.  

For our clinics we will divide players by class year and/or skill level – clinics days available – Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

Boys Program Details

 NCHS Lacrosse Coaching staff will be offering youth lacrosse clinics for grade level K - 4th.   These clinics are designed to teach, develop, and maintain fundamental lacrosse skills (stickwork, shooting, dodging, footwork, lacrosse IQ, etc).

 

Tuesdays - K - 4th Graders

Dates:  Sept 12th, 19th, 26th, Oct 3rd, 10th, 17th

Times:  4:15 - 5:30pm

Location:  East School

Cost: $150

 

Wednesdays - K - 4th Graders

Dates:  Sept 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, 4th, 18th 
Times:  4:00pm - 5:15pm
Location:  East School
Cost: $150

NOTE: ALL REGISTRATIONS CAN BE HANDLED VIA THE NCLA REGISTER ON-LINE TAB OR THE SPECIFIC LINKS BELOW.  ALL PLAYERS WILL NEED A USA LACROSSE MEMBERSHIP WHICH THE REGISTRATION PROCESS WILL TAKE YOU THROUGH.

TUESDAY ONLY CLINIC - REGISTRATION LINK: http://assn.la/Reg/?r=1:223297

 

WEDNESDAY ONLY CLINIC - REGISTRATION LINK: http://assn.la/Reg/?r=1:223298

 

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY CLINICS - REGISTRATION LINK:  http://assn.la/Reg/?r=1:223299

 

Equipment required:  Helmet, Gloves, Arm Pads, Shoulder Pads (Hockey Helmets are fine for K, 1st, and 2nd Graders)

 

Due to changes in insurance issues all players at all grades will be required to sign up for a US Lacrosse Membership as well.  To get your son a US Lacrosse Membership, please click here:  http://www.uslacrosse.org/membership.aspx

 

The US Lacrosse Membership is good for 1 year (it will be good for the NCLA spring season as well).

 

This program is NOT affiliated with the Eclipse Lacrosse Club Program.  

 

Coach Bios
 
Chip Buzzeo
Chip is entering his 6th year as Head Boys Lacrosse Coach at New Canaan High School. In his first year as head coach of the Rams in 2013, he helped the program win its 9th FCIAC Championship. The past three seasons, the team has won three consecutive State Championships.  Chip graduated from Princeton University in 2001. In his four years being a member of the Princeton Lacrosse team, three of the teams competed in the NCAA National Championship game, and two of the teams won the National Championship (98’, 01’). Chip was voted Captain of the 2001 National Championship team. Prior to attending Princeton, Chip graduated from New Canaan High School in 1996. As captain of the 1996 lacrosse team, he helped the team win the 1996 state championship and was selected to the All-American, All-State, and All-FCIAC teams.  In addition to playing lacrosse, Chip was a 3x All-State and FCIAC Hockey player for NCHS and lead the team in scoring four years in a row.
 
Will Koshansky
Will is currently entering his 6th year as Head Defensive Lacrosse Coordinator at New Canaan High School.   Will Graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012.  He played every game at UPENN at either defense or long stick midfield.   His senior year in college he was voted team captain and most valuable player.   While at UPENN he was a two-time 2nd team All-Ivy LSM.  For the past four summers, Will has played for the Rochester Rattlers in the Pro Major League Lacrosse League.  Will grew up in Long Island and played for nationally ranked St. Anthony’s High School. 
 
Bobby Rushton
Bobby is heading into his 7th year as one of the Varsity Coaches and is the Head Offensive Lacrosse Coordinator at New Canaan High School.   In 2014, his first year as Head Offensive Coordinator, Coach Rushton's offense totaled one of the highest season point totals in the program's 40 year history.  Two years ago, the team broke the record again and one of the offensive players, Michael Kraus set a new record for most points in a single season with 106).  Bobby is another Long Island native who grew up playing for powerhouse West Islip High School. Bobby played his collegiate career at Sacred Heart University and became the team’s leading goal scorer his sophomore year as well as an ALL CAA player.   Bobby was voted captain of his team in both his Junior and Senior years in college.   He ended his career being selected to the NEILA East-West All-Star Game.   Bobby is currently a 3rd grade teacher at South School in New Canaan. 

 

Kayser Dixon

Kayser is entering his 2nd year as one of the Varsity Coaches and Head Goalie Coach.  Kayser is a former goalie for the Hobart College Statesmen.  In 2000, his team won the Patriot League Championship and made it to the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  Prior to Hobart, Kayser spent four years at Avon Old Farms School.  While at Avon, Kayser’s teams captured two Founders League championships and one New England Prep School championship.  Kayser was elected co-captain of his team senior year and was a two time All-Founders League and two time All-New England goalie.  Kayser played in the East West All-Star Game after his senior year.  Kayser began coaching at the Hobart Lacrosse Camp in 1999.  Since then, he has coached young lacrosse players in New York City and Edina, Minnesota.  Outside lacrosse, Kayser is a Youth Fitness Specialist.  He works exclusively with kids ages eight through high school.  Kayser teaches young athletes the fundamentals of athletic movement to help them move well, prevent injury, build self-confidence, and reach their maximum potential both on and off the field.

 

Additional Guest Coaches and New Canaan High School Players are expected to help volunteer and help during the clinics 


by posted 08/13/2017
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