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EDGE YOUNG GUNS (2008) - SELECTION AND TOURNAMENT - Nov 29 + Dec 6

10/14/2020, 4:15pm EDT
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Nov 15 and 22 - Registration NOW OPEN

2021 YOUNG GUNS SEASON OVERVIEW

We are looking forward to another successful year in the academy. For our 2008 team members, the upcoming year is an exciting and unique program designed to position you for the next steps in your lacrosse career. The YOUNG GUNS program is an annual program for elite grade 7 student-athletes. We are looking for the top 2008 born players to participate in YOUNG GUNS. We will offer a year-round training experience for players, attend the top youth events in the mid-Atlantic, provide top-level coaching and outfit the team with the best equipment and apparel in lacrosse.

To kick off our 2021 Young Guns Program will be hosting an evaluation and selection camp for the top 44 recruits.

November Evaluations and Selection Camp

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 22 and 29th
LOCATION – TRIO SPORTS PLEX
601 Cityview Blvd, Woodbridge, ON L4H 0T1

https://g.page/TrioSportsplex?share

TIME: 1-4PM
FORMAT: Drills, Evaluations and 7 v 7 tournament

To secure your spot in the November YOUNG GUNS Evaluation, with Goal to participate in the Young Guns Academy program please complete this form https://forms.gle/tqrUVhz9QNn5CXvs9

Due to provincial gathering limits, we can only have 44 players participate! 

*no billing will take place until the YG team is selected*

Questions?

If any questions regarding the Young Guns Program or Evaluation. 

Please contact JV Academy Director, Dylan Webster - dylan@edgelacrosse.com

What is the Young Guns Program?

The YOUNG GUNS program is Ontario's most comprehensive and thorough U13 (20008 born) training program for lacrosse players who wish to take their game to the next level. The goal of the program is to provide VALUE and high-level lacrosse training opportunities for players to develop and advance their skill set. Each year, a new team of EDGE YOUNG GUNS will be selected to represent EDGE Lacrosse and be provided with a lacrosse experience unlike any other! 

Schedule Overview

Players Selected after Evaluation and Selection Camp will participate in the following program in 2021:

Winter 2021 (January 9 – March 27)
Young Guns will train for minimum 1.5 hours a week (SATURDAY) through the winter months as they begin to gel and prepare for summer events.

Spring 2021 (April – June)
Teams will train 3 hours each week in preparation for summer recruiting events. Training will take place on weekends and possible weeknight, dependent on OMFL schedules.

Summer Events
The team will travel 3-4x to high profile events between May 22 – July 30th. These events will provide our members with access to the most prestigious and competitive youth events.

2021 Summer Tournaments

Through our relationships and reputation. EDGE has access to some of the top US events. 

During the summer, the team will participate in 3-4 highly competitive championship tournaments that will provide the team and opportunity to compete against the top US clubs in the Nation. These events are likely to be hosted in the US hotbeds of Maryland and Pennsylvania area.

We will select events that do not conflict with major OLA 'A' events/qualifiers. 

Below are the events that the 2006/2007 YOUNG GUNS team attended in the past:

YOUNG GUNS Staff

The YOUNG GUNS program falls under the guidance and support of our Men's JV Academy Program (2006, 2007, 2008)

Dylan Webster is our Men's JV Director and will oversee and assist with the season long programming, development and training for the 2008 YOUNG GUNS.

Dylan graduated from Quinnipiac in 2014 after an extremely successful 4 year career at Quinnipiac. Dylan compiled impressive statistics over his career:

#2 All-Time Ground Balls in School History - 278
#10 All-Time Goals in School History - 77
#13 All-Time Points in School History - 103
Single Season School Record for Ground Balls in 2013 - 121
Won a total of 312 faceoffs during his career
Dylan Webster Quinnipiac Bio

Young Guns HEAD COACH

The Head Coach for the 2008 YOUNG GUNS is CONOR SHARKEY. 

Conor is an EDGE alum and product of Cambridge Minor Lacrosse. Conor graduated from Lake Erie College in 2019 and had a succesful career as the starting goalie for the Storm.

3 year starter
2x All-Conference
267 Career Saves
54.7 Career Save Percentage

Conor college bio - https://www.lakeeriestorm.com/sports/mlax/2018-19/bios/sharkey_conor_q5rx?view=bio

Young Guns - Positional Staff

We employ positional specialists and support staff at all training and events. These staff will work and support Coach Conor and Dylan to ensure members are receiving elite player and positional development throughout the season.

NCAA Experience and Tours

Through our relationships with NCAA schools and coaches, we will arrange 1 school tour and visit in the fall and summer season. These tours will be scheduled around current team events and provide the team an opportunity to visit and speak with NCAA staff and Edge Alum. 


Touring Michigan University


Tour and Locker Room Visit at RIT

Apparel and Equipment

Each year, we provide the YOUNG GUNS with the college treatment. This means providing them with the best equipment and apparel for the season.

  • Red Chrome Cascade S Helmet
  • Team Uniform (2 sets Jersey/shorts)
  • Reversible Practice Pinnie
  • Team Hoodie
  • Team Jacket
  • Custom Gloves
  • Team Track Pants
  • Short sleeve shooting shirt
  • Long sleeve shooting shirt
  • Hat
  • Team Bag

2021 Enrolment

2021 Fee Structure $2500

Included in fees:

  • All 2021 lacrosse training hours
  • All apparel and equipment outlined
  • Coaches training hours and fees
  • Fitness Training
  • Guest coaches (NLL/Team Canada/PLL/MLL/NCAA)
  • Nutrition Seminar and Support
  • Fitness testing and reporting
  • Player report cards (2x season)
  • Team film sessions
  • Team management
  • Website hosting
  • Program supplies

Not Included in Fees:

  • Tournament Fees – tournament fees are paid equally by attending players

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