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EDGE 2020 - 2021 Women's Academy Enrollment Now Open!

09/04/2020, 4:00pm EDT
By AT

EDGE 2020 – 2021 Academy Overview – Women’s Program
Thank you to all the talented women who participated in our Spring-Summer lacrosse training the past few months. It has been great to see so many focused and dedicated student-athletes working towards their academic and athletic goals. This fall, we are excited to introduce a brand-new offering for our women’s program, Women’s Academy. This has been a few years in the making, our vision is to provide female players the opportunity to enhance their training and development in a year long program.

The Women’s Academy program is modeled after our Men’s Academy that has brought our men’s training, development, and recruitment to new heights. The Academy program is designed to offer training and fitness for members locally here in the GTA and provide them elite level coaching and development and outfit the team with uniforms and apparel. We will have two teams in the women’s academy, Women’s Varsity (U19/U17) and Women’s JV (U15/U13).

Training Schedule
Below you will find a summary of our 2020 – 2021 training schedule. We will be finalizing the team schedule for fall in the next few days. Our winter and spring-summer schedule will be finalized in the early Fall.

Fall – September 16 – October 31st
Monday - 8-9pm - Oshawa Civic Lacrosse Training (OPTIONAL EAST END TRAINING)
Wednesday 7-830pm – Lacrosse Training @ PAUL GILBERT (MISSISSAUGA)
Saturday 1-230pm – Training + Practice @ PAUL GILBERT (MISSISSAUGA)

Fall Scrimmages
We are looking at finalizing a few local scrimmages and exhibitions with local clubs and schools for our women’s team. These events will be filmed to provide highlights and video to college coaches.

Fall Events

  • Top Prospects will be an individual based event Sept 25-27 featuring the Top 40 2022 players with guest coaches, a college coaching panel, combine and skills testing component streamed on LSN
  • The Hill is hosting an event Oct 31, Nov 1 and we will be attending
  • USA Travel
    • We are still reviewing the possibility of US travel events for the U19 girls. Recruiting events will open in November and have traditionally been a big part of women’s exposure and recruitment.
    • We will discuss this at length with the team and families and determine whether it is safe to travel

Winter – Nov 3rd – April 24
Women’s Varsity Team will train every other Tuesday for 2 hours and every Saturday for 1.5 hours

(No Training - Dec 20, 22, 27, 29, Jan 3, 5)

Women’s JV Team will train every Saturday for 1.5 hours

Spring – May 1st – June 5th

Teams will train 3 hours each week in preparation for summer recruiting events. Training will take place on weekends and possible weeknight, dependant on OWFL and HS schedules

Total Field Hour Summary

Fall – Sept 15 – Oct 31

Time

Duration

# of Weeks

Total

Varsity / JV - Wednesday

7-830pm

1.5

7

10.5

Varsity / JV - Saturday

1-230pm

1.5

7

10.5

ADD MONDAY

 

 

 

 

Winter Nov 3 – April 24

 

 

 

 

Varsity - Tuesday

8-10pm

2

11

22

Varsity / JV - Saturday

130-3pm

1.5

23

34.5

 

 

 

 

 

Spring May 1 – June 5

 

 

 

 

Varsity / JV - Tues/Sat

TBC

3

6

18

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL TRAINING

 

 

 

U19 – 95 hours

U15 – 73.5 hours

 

Summer Events

  • Provided it is safe to travel, the team will travel 1-2x high profile recruiting events during the summer months. These events will provide our members with access to the most prestigious and competitive recruiting events where our members will receive top level exposure to college coaches
    • We will identify events that will not conflict with OWFL scheduling and league play

Apparel and Equipment Deliverables
As part of the academy, we intend to outfit team members with a full team branded set of uniforms, apparel and lifestyle wear. Including:

  • Red / White Jersey / Shorts
  • Practice Reversible
  • Team Hoodie
  • Team Jacket
  • Team Track Pants
  • Short sleeve shooting shirt
  • Long sleeve shooting shirt
  • Team Bag
  • Team Helmet (goalies)

2020-2021 Fee Structure
Women’s Varsity Academy - $3500
Women’s JV Academy - $2250

Included in fees:

  • All 2020 – 2021 lacrosse training hours and fitness
  • Coaches training hours and fees
  • Film from local events, scrimmages, and US events
  • Team Recruiting Seminar
  • Fitness testing and reporting
  • Player report cards (2x season)
  • Team management
  • Website hosting
  • Program supplies
  • 1 on 1 recruiting support and meetings 

Not Included in Fees:

  • This year, with travel not guaranteed, we have lowered the enrolment fee and removed the coaches travel budget and coaching stipend.
  • In the event of travel this fall or 2021 summer. These costs will be added to the tournament budget by the team manager
  • Tournament Fees – tournament fees are paid equally by attending players
  • Top Prospects Showcase
  • 2021 All Canada Games

Registration
Please complete this google form to secure your daughter’s position in the 2020-2021 program:
https://forms.gle/m1tTZ3A5Q2wGTje18

Yours in Lacrosse,

Troyhann Santos
 

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