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posted 08/29/2014

Riptide Lacrosse is offering a FREE lacrosse clinic for boys in grades 4th-8th. This is an instructional skills clinic run by an outstanding coaching staff for the purpose of teaching and refining the skills of the young player. Emphasis will be placed on proper stretching and warm-up, throwing and catching fundamentals, ground ball technique, defensive skills and basic offensive concepts. 

The mission of Riptide Lacrosse is to teach young players the proper skills and techniques to become more skilled lacrosse players and more confident athletes. Our coaching staff is led by:

Rob Holub: Head Lacrosse Coach UNH

Nick Mayo: Assistant Coach UNH

AJ Alessi: Head Coach Notre Dame-West Haven

Chris Dooley: Former Defenseman Merrimack College

Come on out and enjoy a couple of hours of lacrosse followed by free pizza and a drink for all the players. 

Where: Bartlem Park, Cheshire, CT  (Across the street from Cheshire HS-Back fields behind pavillion)

Date: Saturday, September 20th

Time: Noon-2:00 PM

Cost: FREE

All players must have their own gear (including a mouth guard).

All players must have a valid US Lacrosse membership in order to participate and must supply a signed waiver on or before the day of the clinic. 


Questions? Call Bill Dooley or email

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