2018-2019 MAINEIAX BOYS PROGRAMS
Maineiax is thrilled to announce the relaunch of boys lacrosse beginning in September 2018! Maineiax was founded as a girls and boys lacrosse club and we’re excited to bring the boys game back! Our strong brand, excellent communication, elite coaching and prime location are just a few things we know you’ll love about Maineiax boys lacrosse!
Looking to take your game to the next level or are you just starting the game? Either way, we offer programs all year that will help you develop into a more complete lacrosse player. Maineiax takes great pride in giving you some of the best coaching in Maine with multiple college coaches, elite high school coaches, and college players on staff to help you grow your game all fall and winter. Players within each program will be grouped by age and skill level. We promote a fun and positive learning environment while helping you get ready for your spring school season.
DIRECTOR OF BOYS PROGRAMS
Peter Lasagna is currently the head coach of men’s lacrosse at Bates College, where he’s spent the last 18 years. He is a 3-time NESCAC Coach of the Year award-winner, has led the Bobcats to 7 appearances in the NESCAC Championships and 2 appearances in the NCAA Tournament and his team was ranked No. 1 in Division III during the 2017 season. Other accolades include being named the “Walter Alessi Man of the Year” by the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association and NEILA’s Division III Co-Coach of the Year award in 2017 and Division I Coach of the Year by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association in 1994 while coaching at Brown University. Coach Lasagna is also a well-known voice in the collegiate lacrosse community as the back-page columnist for the award-winning magazine Inside Lacrosse since 2001.
To learn more about Coach Lasagna and our boys coaching staff, click here. (Photo courtesy of Bates College)
- Maineiax was founded as a girls and boys lacrosse club….we just took a few years off!
- We take pride in how we run our club; we offer superior organization, consistent and efficient communication, and high level instruction under a model that meets the needs of all ages and ability levels.
- Every grade AND player matters. No matter the age, each player receives elite coaching from our college and high school coaches. You’ll learn from some of the best coaches in Maine!
- We believe in the growth of Maine lacrosse. We believe in our Maine players and want to help them get to the next level, create mentors for them & watch them have fun while learning!
“The Maineiax Team does lacrosse right! Our family has had the opportunity to enjoy years watching the many positive impacts that the Maineiax coaches and the administrative team have had on our players. The caliber of instruction, positive reinforcement, and emphasis on skill and personal development in a competitive environment truly sets the Maineiax program apart.” – Maineiax parent
“My experience with Maineiax has been incredible. Very few words can describe the sense of community, unity and solidarity the club shows for each other. Every practice comes a new challenge or goal to work towards, but with the coaching staff present, nothing is unachievable. The level of intensity and energy Maineiax has continues to amaze me.” – Maineiax player
“THANK YOU…for your unwavering support of Maine Lacrosse. We trust our child to you and you take them where they need to be and fill them with confidence and opportunity.” – Maineiax parent
“Our coaches do not only teach us…they support us in all aspects of life and care so much about each of their players. Maineiax is such an amazing club to play for since everybody knows each other, and our coaches know us very well, which helps them push us to our full strength because they know how much we have in us..Everyone who plays for Maineiax, knows how lucky we are, as we have the best coaches, and we play in the best environment possible.” – Maineiax player
Read more of our testimonials here.
BOYS LACROSSE ACADEMY
Our Lacrosse Academy is one of our most popular programs! This program is designed to help you improve the most important parts of your game: stick skills, speed training, and game awareness! Players will spend the time rotating through stations to work on: 1) stick work routines on the wall, 2) speed, agility & footwork, 3) fundamental skills & drills and 4) participating in live games on the field. It is an exciting program to help improve your overall game and fitness! Players will be grouped by age and skill level.
To learn more about the boys equipment needed, see below. Equipment for 2nd graders is optional.
High School (9th-12th grades)
Thursdays, September 20 – October 18 (5 weeks)
5:30-7:00 pm @ the MAC, $150
Youth & Middle School (2nd-8th grades)
Dates & times coming soon!
2019 BOYS TRAVEL TEAMS
Summer & Fall Teams
The Maineiax travel program gives players an opportunity to play at some of the nation’s top events and to learn from some of the best coaches in the area (college and high school coaches). This format gives players the opportunity to train, practice, and play at the next level, while having as much fun as possible.
MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!
- Maineiax does not prorate the cost for a missed practice or for not being able to participate in a full program.
- Maineiax reserves the right to change a program at any point or move players to a different program during the session based on skill level and/or attendance numbers.
- US Lacrosse membership is required for all players for insurance and liability purposes, no exceptions.
The above programs are played indoors on FieldTurf at the following location:
Maine Athletic Complex “The MAC” (formerly called 207Sports) – 1173 Riverside Street, Portland, ME