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GIRLS & BOYS LACROSSE COACHES WANTED…

The Hopkins Youth Lacrosse Association I looking for boys and girls head and assistant coaches for 2017 spring season.

Box Season…
Box lacrosse is now the official pre-season activity to prepare boys players for the spring. The boys compete in the Great Northern pre-season (March 18-April 22) Box lacrosse League. Box teams practice once a week on Tues nights at the Hopkins Pavilion and play 6 regular season weekend games and one playoff and championship game if they qualify on Sun April 23.

Field Season…
The boys compete in the Great Northern Field lacrosse league (April 24-June 15). The Girls compete in the MSLAX Field league (April-May) both of which are played outdoors on football/soccer size fields with 1-2 practices a week. The girls play 8-10 games during the week and on weekends, while the boys have 8-10 games on weekends in April-May and weekdays in June.  There is an optional end of season tournament for both the girls and boys. Fields will be located at local Hopkins/Mtka parks or schools.

Lacrosse Age Levels..
8U (boys field only), 10U (boys & girls 3-4th), 12U (boys & girls 5-6th), 14U (boys & girls 7-8th - no 9th graders)

US Lacrosse Membership & Level 1 Training: A current US Lacrosse annual membership is required ($55) for each head coach.  If you don't have a valid US Lacrosse membership for the spring, please register online at www.uslacrosse.org. You will need your US Lacrosse membership number to complete the level 1 online training and background check. NOTE: The Hopkins Youth lacrosse Association will reimburse all head coaches for their US Lacrosse membership and any additional coaches clinic training fees.

Additional Coaches Training…

Boys Coaches training:
Box Coaches In-Rink Clinic ($30 fee) on Wed, March 1 from 8-10pm at the Hopkins Pavilion and a Field Coaches On-Field Clinic ($50) on Sun, March 5 from 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM at Concordia University, Sea Foam Stadium Dome in St. Paul.

Girls coaches training:
Just online US Lacrosse level 1 training available at this point.

Open Coaching Positions: 

10U boys - We are looking for a 10U head coach for the Box and field seasons and are happy to have parents and high school players be head or assistant coaches. Head coaches receive a stipend of $300-$200 per season based on experience. Assistants are volunteers and receive coaches’ apparel (cool swag).

8U Boys - We are looking for a 8U head coach for the spring field season (May-June) and are happy to have parents and high school players be head or assistant coaches. Head coaches receive a stipend of $300-$200 per season based on experience. Assistants are volunteers and receive coaches’ apparel (cool swag).

10U Girls - We are looking for a 10U head coach for the spring field season (April-May) and are happy to have parents and high school players be head or assistant coaches. Head coaches receive a stipend of $300-$200 per season based on experience. Assistants are volunteers and receive coaches’ apparel (cool swag).

12U Girls - We are looking for a 12U head coach for the spring field season (April-May) and are happy to have parents and high school players be head or assistant coaches. Head coaches receive a stipend of $300-$200 per season based on experience. Assistants are volunteers and receive coaches’ apparel (cool swag).

Boys Player Development Program –We are always looking for volunteers (no experience needed) to work with beginners in our Boys PDP on Tues evenings for seven 1 hour sessions in March – April. PDP staff volunteers receive coaches’ apparel (cool swag).

Girls Player Development Program - We are always looking for volunteers (no experience needed) to work with beginners in our Girls PDP on Sunday afternoons for seven 2 hour sessions in April-May. PDP staff volunteers receive coaches’ apparel (cool swag).

If you are interested in coaching please contact HYLA president, Mark Hellenack at 952-938-2723 or HopkinsYouthLax@yahoo.com