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Peterson Commits to Belmont Abbey



ELEV8 Senior Post Graduate Defensive Midfielder Connor Peterson Commits to Belmont Abbey College

Calgary AB, April 12th 2017 – Media Release – ELEV8 Lacrosse President Geoff Snider is pleased to announce that ELEV8 Elite midfielder Connor Peterson has committed to Belmont Abbey College. The private liberal-arts college is located in Belmont, North Carolina.

Peterson is an Alberta product who graduated in 2016 from Bearspaw Christian School and College and has competed with the Calgary Hornets minor lacrosse club and the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League Jr. B Mountaineers. Peterson has been a student-athlete in the ELEV8 program, for the last four years and has participated in ELEV8 Winter Training, ELEV8 Elite Fall Travel, EXPtc, and Calgary Field.

Peterson is planning to obtain a degree in Business. He stated the “[ELEV8] coaches helped, keep me accountable and pushed me to work hard. Geoff helped in ways other programs can’t. I am grateful for it has made me a better athlete and person. The experience itself is something you can only understand if you’ve participated in ELEV8 programs. Trying to explain the level of compete, experience, knowledge and accountability is almost impossible.”

The ELEV8 Lacrosse coaching staff is pleased to send Connor Peterson to the Division II NCAA program. ELEV8 Lacrosse President Geoff Snider stated, “We are extremely proud of Connor for his growth as a student-athlete, his leadership, and most importantly his work ethic.  All of our coaching staff are excited for Connor and wish him success in college and in the future.”

ELEV8 Lacrosse is a Calgary based coaching organization founded by Geoff Snider In 2007. ELEV8 is aimed to develop and provide the highest level of instruction for the growing sports of field and box lacrosse for Canadian student-athletes. Since its inception, ELEV8 has broadened its scope to include grassroots implementation; hybrid lacrosse, Elite box lacrosse, and Elite field lacrosse development, as well as, NCAA recruiting and guidance for student-athletes and families.

For more information regarding ELEV8 Lacrosse, please contact:

ELEV8 Lacrosse

Phone: (403) 479-4307



June 9, 2020. ELEV8 Lacrosse is excited to resume all in-person program instruction. In alignment with the Alberta Government Relaunch - Stage 2 announcement on June 9, 2020 skills practice development and competition on city-owned sports fields and indoor venues will begin starting June 12, 2020. Accordingly, we are continually monitoring COVID-19 developments with the guidance of Alberta Health Services and the City of Calgary Officials. The safety of ELEV8 Lacrosse student-athletes, coaching staff, and families is paramount, and any future decisions involving instructional changes will be communicated electronically to registered members should the need arise. ELEV8 Summer Box Camp and additional programs are now open for registration.