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The Rotten Apples

The Lacrosse School

Overview of Program

The Lacrosse School will offer a year-round program aimed at providing players with the best opportunity to play at the next level; whether that be Prep School or College (Division I - III including junior colleges/clubs) throughout the US & UK.

This Lacrosse School will focus on both individual player skill development as well as learning team concepts through the Rotten Apples teams.  The focus will not only be on lacrosse.  Players will be mentored, and provided guidance on life-lessons that directly parallel their academic and athletic experiences as “student-athletes”.

We will field teams for Boys 3rd - 12th grade (2019's - 2026's).

Fall Season: 9 Weeks 

The Fall session will focus on team-building, skills, game concepts & awareness, & developing lacrosse I.Q.   We will practice three days per week and enter two tournaments (one local/one travel).

Tuesdays & Thursdays – Decoma Day Camp - Northbrook, IL:  we will practice on grass for a "traditional" style of lacrosse, which will build leg strength, boost our cardio & will force extreme emphasis on sticking to the fundamentals!

Sundays – We will focus more on the full-field game, situational-drills and scrimmaging.

We play in 2-3 events during the Fall Season (Local & Travel)

Winter Season: 8 weeks

We will practice twice a week during the winter session.  Practices will be held at the Lax Centre of the North Shore in Northbrook.  The 1st practice will be Thursday at the Lax Centre Practice Field.   We will focus on speed, agility, strength, conditioning and stick work.  We will sharpen our skills and make gains in the off-season to improve our individual and team performance, not only for our program but your 'respective' schools. 

The 2nd practice will be on Saturdays at the Lax Centre Game Field (indoor field turf).   The practices will include games (5 v5).  This practice will be used to develop "small-ball" or "indoor" techniques, skills and concepts.

We will play in 1-2 Winter events/tournaments: schedule TBD

Spring Season (for YOUTH only): 6 weeks

We practice 2-3 times/week & play in 2 Local Tournaments: schedule TBD

Summer Season: 9 weeks

The Summer session will include three practices (meetings) per week and three tournaments (1 Local & 2 Travel).  Similar to the Fall session, we will focus on team-building, skills, concepts, and lacrosse I.Q. in preparation for the tournaments & Recruiting Showcases.

We will have two practices during the week at   Day Camp grass fields and one practice on Sundays, depending on our Travel schedule/tournaments!

We will play in 3-4 Tournaments during the Summer Season (Local & Travel); schedule TBD