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Lacrosse Development Academy

The Gladiators youth lacrosse development academy offers youth players the opportunity to prepare themselves for the next level. The program is designed to promote fun, efficient and educational training sessions that motivate and challenge each player, while allowing them to develop within their own ability level.

Our training sessions will touch on many different aspects of lacrosse, ensuring that every participant is exposed to a comprehensive array of concepts and skills.

Current travel players and non-travel players are encouraged to join the academy. All team affiliations are welcome.

Program Details

Session Dates:   10/8/20  -  3/25/21

* no practices on 11/26, 12/24, 12/31, 2/16

  • 21 sessions
    • Grades 1 / 2: Thursdays, 5 PM
    • Grades 3 / 4: Thursdays, 6:10 PM
    • Grades 5 / 6: Thursdays, 7:20 PM
  • Elite educational and instructional training throughout the entire program
  • Jersey for each player
  • CAPACITY: 25 players maximum
  • NO SPECTATORS; Drop-off only






  • Gladiators Director since 2016
  • Youth Coach for PAL and Travel
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Varsity Head Soccer Coach, Syosset High School

Safety Plan

Masks will be worn by staff for entire session; players do not have to wear masks during athletic play. Players must wear mask when not participating in athletics (bathroom breaks, entering/exiting facility).
Team sizes have been reduced to ensure social distancing and spectator capacity significantly lowered.
No shared equipment; all spaces/equipment will be disinfected prior to every session and throughout the entire day with EPA-approved products.
Staggered arrivals and departures to help ensure no overlap between practices. Gap between sessions will also allow staff to disinfect, as needed.
Vending machines/water fountains will not be available; players must bring their own drinks/food.
Players/staff will be required to have temperature checks daily and health questionnaires weekly.
Hand sanitizer stations have been added throughout the facility.
Thorough following and strict enforcement of all guidelines set forth by NY State Sports and Recreation in response to COVID-19 Reopening Safety Plan.






Long Island Sports Hub  
165 Eileen Way  
Syosset, NY 11791  
(516) 364-4000