YOUR GAME
Maximize fundamental lacrosse skills and character development while establishing goal-setting practices to best prepare male and female lacrosse players to make the jump to the next level.
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COACHES
Professional NLL players exclusively lead ELEV8 Youth Academy instruction from the Calgary Roughnecks, Vancouver Warriors, Saskatchewan Rush, and Colorado Mammoth. The high-level coaches work directly with student-athletes through the carefully-designed ELEV8 Lacrosse curriculum, directed by two-time NLL All-star MVP Geoff Snider, to challenge all skill levels.
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YOUR GAME
Maximize fundamental lacrosse skills and character development while establishing goal-setting practices to best prepare male and female lacrosse players to make the jump to the next level.
REGISTER

ELEV8 Youth ACADEMY

Continue your lacrosse journey with the perfect introduction to a more structured player-focused environment.

The ELEV8 Youth Academy provides a path and structure to elite competition at the youth level for Western Canada’s most ambitious youth players. With a focus on the three ELEV8 pillars, Character, Culture, and Compete, the ELEV8 Academy professional staff work with your student-athlete to focus on skill development and fundamentals and provide the basis for the rest of their playing future. The pillars and principles support success in lacrosse, in the classroom, and all life endeavours. 

ELEV8 Lacrosse prides itself on professionalism, passion and dedication to provide a unique youth lacrosse experience. We create a fun, enjoyable, yet challenging environment where student-athletes learn fundamental skills, game concepts, teamwork, sportsmanship, and confidence.

The ELEV8 Youth Academy coaches provide positive and constructive feedback to the student-athletes through a carefully designed curriculum with leading-edge training in an up-tempo and fun environment. The constant feedback provided by coaches and staff will expedite the process for skill development.

benefits

Professional Coaching Staff – Every member of the ELEV8 coaching staff is a NCAA Graduate or NLL Pro or retired Player. We believe our coaching staff is unparalleled in their passion, commitment, dedication & knowledge of the game. 

Player Development – The ELEV8 Lacrosse goal is to develop each player. ELEV8 Lacrosse provides an experience that focuses on fundamental skills, game concepts, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

Positive Coaching – ELEV8 coaches are trained to provide positive and constructive feedback to the players in skills training. The constant feedback provided by coaches and staff will expedite the process for skill development.

details

AGE GROUPS:

Entering Grade as of Sept. 2021

Boys

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Girls

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

 

Training Dates

September 14 to October 28

Tuesdays and Thursdays

 

Cost

$629.99 (including  GST) + Processing Fee

ACADEMY includes

what to bring

Program Director

Geoff Snider, has played 19 Seasons of professional lacrosse. His complete dedication at all levels of the sport is both genuine and passionate. Geoff is compelled to assist ELEV8 student-athletes reach their maximum potential while creating enriched training and learning opportunities both on and off the field.

Professional Profile

instructors include

Bob was drafted 16th overall in the 2010 NLL entry draft by the Philadelphia Wings and today currently plays with the Vancouver Warriors of the NLL.  

Professional Profile

Dan is a two time NLL Champion, and ELEV8 Lacrosse Director of CLASSROOM Lacrosse.

Professional Profile 

Coach Brett plays professionally for the NLL Colorado Mammoth, and MLL Atlanta Blaze and is an ELEV8 Lacrosse Alum.

Professional Profile 

Coach Lyndon plays professionally for the NLL Vancouver Warriors and previously played his Junior career in the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League with the Calgary Junior B – Chill. 

Professional Profile

Coach Adam is a goaltender and two time NLL Champion. 

Professional Profile 

Coach Shawn is a graduate of Concordia University Wisconsin, where he was a Senior Captain and Graduate Assistant Coach. 

Coach Profile

Coach Merritt graduate of the NCAA Division II Seton HIll program where he played as a goaltender.

Coach Profile 

location information

On-Field Training

 

Calgary Soccer Centre

7000 – 48th Street SE

Outdoor Turf Fields

Calgary, Alberta

 

COVID-19 UPDATE

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.