Maineiax Lacrosse Club

MAINEIAX GIRLS SKILLS PROGRAMS

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. 

SKILLS & DRILLS

@ the Maine Athletic Complex (the MAC) in Portland
2nd-12th grades (beginners to advanced)
Tuesdays or Sundays

Our Skills & Drills program is for players to work on improving their fundamentals in the off-season.  The hour program will be spent focusing on improving players stick work by working on both hands with lots of reps and individual feedback. Grouped in small groups, we’ll break down fundamentals and work on stickwork, stick protection and enhance skills. No matter the players skill level, our goal is to help them improve their ball handling skills to become a better player. Players will also work on fundamental skills such as effective dodging, competitive ground balls & 50/50’s, creative shooting, defensive positioning and footwork, goalie positioning and more. All skill levels are welcome. 

Players will receive some of the best coaching in Maine from college coaches to elite high school coaches. Guest appearances will be made by the following Bates, Bowdoin and Colby college coaches!

Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00 PM
September only (Sept. 4-25, 4 wks) OR October only (Oct. 2-23, 4 wks), $99
September and October (Sept. 4-Oct. 23, 8 wks), $175 (no practice 10/30)
November only (Nov. 6-27, 4 wks), $99
November and December (Nov. 6-Dec. 18, 7 wks), $175

Sundays, 2:30-3:30 PM
November 18 – December 16 (5 wks)
6th-12th graders, $125 | 2nd-5th graders, $75

LACROSSE ACADEMY

@ the Maine Athletic Complex (the MAC) in Portland
6th-12th grades (intermediate to advanced)
Tuesdays or Sundays

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: speed training, stick skills, and game awareness! Players will spend a high intensity hour rotating through stations to work on stick work routines, fitness (speed, agility & footwork) and participating in live games on the field. The program will help players develop better stick skills, get lots of touches on the ball and improve game awareness! No time to get comfortable as players move through stations while having fun during an exciting hour of lacrosse! Players will be grouped by age and skill level.

Players will receive some of the best coaching in Maine from college coaches to elite high school coaches. Guest appearances will be made by the following Bates, Bowdoin and Colby college coaches!

Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 PM 
September only (Sept. 4-25, 4 wks) OR October only (Oct. 2-23, 4 wks), $99
September and October (Sept. 4-Oct. 23, 8 wks), $175 (no practice 10/30)
November only (Nov. 6-27, 4 wks), $99
November and December (Nov. 6-Dec. 18, 7 wks), $175

Sundays, 2:30-3:30 PM
November 18 – December 16 (5 wks), $125

XTREME LACROSSE ACADEMY

@ the Maine Athletic Complex (the MAC) in Portland
6th-12th grades (intermediate to advanced)
Sundays, 3:30-5:00 pm, $175
November 18 – December 16 (5 wks)

Looking for a more advanced Lacrosse Academy!? This new “extreme” program is designed to help you get your game to the next level in the off season! The pace will be high intensity reps as players rotate through stations to work on wall ball competitions, speed training (agility & footwork), strength and conditioning and game awareness in live games on the field. All skills will be measured training to create a competitive atmosphere while players get lots of touches on the ball and improve their strength and game awareness! This program is for advanced players who have experience playing (on competitive school teams, travel teams, etc.) and players will be grouped by age. 

COED BRICK WALL GOALIE TRAINING

Goalie training takes skills, techniques, work ethic, and grit. This hour program will work on specific skill sets for goalies going from A-Z in this unique and important position! Drills will build fundamentals, physical strength, and goalie IQ. Coaches will break down starting position components (body & hand position, stick to body relationship and arc & angle movement) while working on situational techniques (straight on, angles, low, bounce shots, ball behind, in close, etc.) and clearing. All skill levels welcome in this new and exciting training session!

@ the Maine Athletic Complex (MAC)
6th-12th grades (beginners to advanced)
Sundays, 1:30-2:30 pm, $125
November 18 – December 16 (5 wks)

MAINEIAX WINTER LEAGUE

@ the Maine Athletic Complex (the MAC) in Portland
Experienced HS players, college & post graduates welcome
Thursdays, 8:00 – 9:00 pm, $60
November 8 – December 20 (no game 11/22)

Our Winter League is a weekly pick up game where players will play a full field live pick up game for 60 minutes. Players should arrive early to stretch on own and be ready to play! This program is designed to help get players stick and stamina in top shape in the off season and before the spring season. The hour includes playing a live game with high-intensity reps, lots of touches with the ball and fast-paced action on the field while also working on speed, stick skills, and game awareness. Elite high school players, college players and post graduate players are welcome to join. This is a pick up game so teams will be at random each week with no coaching. Games will have an official each week who will randomly select the teams and we’ll play 2019 HS rules!

Limited to 40 players, must register to be signed up! No drop ins. 

WALL BALL WARRIOR

@ OA Sports Center, 15 Lunt Road, Saco
8th-12th grades – limited to 20 players! (intermediate to advanced)
Mondays, November 5 – December 10, $250 (no practice 11/22)

7:00-8:00 pm – Parisi Speed School Training
8:00 – 9:00 pm – Wall Ball Academy at Hitters Count

Take your game to the next level and compete like a warrior! Our 6-week Wall Ball Warrior program at OA Sports Center is designed to help you improve your strength and speed, while also enhancing your stick skills which are the two most important parts of your game! Players will spend the first hour at the Parisi Speed School, challenging themselves and working on footwork, agility and increasing speed. For the second hour, players will move over to the Hitter’s Count enhanced wall to work on new stick work routines (while recovering from their Parisi workout!) that will help them improve their overall game. Improve your skills and compete while tired from a workout, just like a game! Limited to 20 players each session.

PROGRAM NOTES

  • 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 program is played at the following three locations:

Deering High School – Leland Street, Portland (outdoor grass fields) in June and July
Maine Athletic Complex “The MAC” (formerly called 207Sports) – 1173 Riverside Street, Portland, ME
OA Sports Center – 15 Lund Road, Saco