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About the South Jersey Shamrocks

Why Shamrocks?

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Our Program Goals:
1. To create a positive lacrosse experience that will develop your child as lacrosse player and more importantly, as a person.
2. To prepare your child, as a lacrosse player, to compete with the best players in his age group.
3. To teach valuable life lessons such as good sportsmanship, teamwork, maturity and competitiveness.
4. To honor the game and promote the sport of lacrosse in our local community.
5. To prepare your child for the challenge of playing high level high school and college lacrosse.
6. To continue to foster the fraternity of lacrosse in the South Jersey region.

How our goals are accomplished :

Fall:
Updated for 2019-20: All Shamrocks players will have the opportunity to participate in 2 local, one day lacrosse tournaments. 
High School aged players will participate in high level recruiting tournaments. 
Middle School players will compete in very competitive regional tournaments. 
Updated for 2019-20: All players will participate in team practices in the fall on Sundays (4-6 practices).  The practices are designed so that players can and should participate in other sports (typically Sunday evenings).   High School players will also participate in the Shamrocks Spotlight Series.  The Spotlight Series is a high level training session coached and run by current NCAA college coaches.
 
Winter: 
Shamrocks players will participate in our Winter Training Academy including  individual skill development and positional training.   These sessions will focus on developing and reinforcing critical skill sets that will apply to the field game.  These sessions will are designed so that you can and should play additional sports.
 
Spring:
Updated for 2019-20: All youth teams will hold Spring Team Practices to be held in March, April and May.  Practices will be held once per week and are not to designed to replace your participation on your local town/rec team in the spring.  These practices are designed to enhance your spring lacrosse development.  All players will be expected to attend these practices regardless of conflicts or not.  All youth teams will participate in 3 play days or local tournaments between March and May. 
 
Summer:
All players will have Team Practices one to two days per week.  All players and teams will have Skill Development Sessions one day per week. 
Shamrocks High School players will participate in 4 high level Recruiting Tournaments.
Shamrocks Middle School players  will participate in 3-4 very competitive regional tournaments depending on your age group.
Note- For 2019-20 Season- The Boys 2024,2025, 2026 and Girls 2023,2024  players will have the opportunity to play in Ireland at a World Lacrosse Festival.  
 
Updated for 2019-20
Boys Team Structure

Attack:4-5
Middies: 6-7,
Fogos: 1-2
LSM: 1-2,
Defense: 5

Goalies: 1-2
One Team per Age Group.  At least 2 Coaches per team.  Positional Coaches including Fogo and Goalie Coaches.

All players also receive:

Sublimated Reversible and Game Shorts

Practice Reversible

Custom Shooting Shirt

Custom Backpack

Pricing Model-

Our pricing model includes everything listed above (uniforms, apparel, tournament entry fees, coaching, practices, insurance, etc).  Parents of a 2029/30(youth) player can expect to invest $900- $1200 annually for their child.  Parents of a 2024-2028 (youth) player can expect to invest $1000 to $1500 annually for their child.  Parents of a 2020-2023 (High School) player can expect to invest $1400 to $1700 annually for their child. 

We do not charge a separate fee for each tournament, uniforms, etc.  Our fee is one set fee which covers everything except for optional/additional events.  All registration fees are broken down into 3 payments spread out through the following 9 months.

Locations-

Boys and Girls Teams- Will practice in Gloucester County and the surrounding area.

Additional Resources:

Boys Coaches

Girls Coaches

Alumni and Commitments

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