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Susquehanna Valley Lacrosse Academy

Susquehanna Valley Lacrosse Academy


Susquehanna Valley Lacrosse Academy

Was developed by Susquehanna University Head Coach Stewart Moan and Tyrone Croom of CroART Lacrosse. The developmental clinic for boys and girls will be coached by members of Coach Moan’s staff. The program provides one on one and group instruction. Our enthusiastic and experienced coaching staff brings cutting edge skills and techniques to all our participants. Players are broken up into age/skill level/gender appropriate groups, and we maintain a 10-1 player-to-coach ratio for an optimal learning environment which emphasizes fun!  

Please note anyone and everyone is invited to sign up and attend this program.

Ages 8 to 17
(2nd through 11th grades)
 
Monday, June 12
to
Thursday, June 15
2017
 
Times: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

 

Cost: $225 (Includes Lunch)

Daily Schedule - Example

8:50 am - Player Arrival

9:00 am - Check in           

9:05 am - Warm Up     

9:15 am - Drills and Stations   

9:45 am - Group Water Break             

10:00 am - Position Work

10:40 am - Water Break

10:45 am - Pro Tips from Guest Speaker

11:00 am - Mini Games

11:40 am - Skills Drills

12:00 pm – Lunch (included in registration fee)

1:05 pm – Warm Up

1:20 pm - Skills Contests for Prizes

1:40 pm – Group Water Break

1:45 pm – Games

2:45 pm – Pool and Open Play

4:00 pm - Player Departure


**All players in the clinic and weelax will need:

Boys -  helmet, mouthpiece, cleats (no metal spikes), gloves, elbow pads, shoulder pads,  stick, water bottle.

Girls -  Goggles, gloves (optional), mouthpiece, stick, water bottle.

About the Directors

 

Stewart Moan

Head Coach

Susquehanna University 

 
Moan has recorded 83 wins at Susquehanna as he enters his 10 season as head coach. He has over 50 wins at three different schools prior to Susquehanna giving him an overall record of 248-195. In 2011 he was named Landmark Conference’s Coach of the Year. SUNYAC Conference Coach of the Year in 2005. In 1994, Moan was selected as head coach for the Division III North/South All-Star game and in 2000 he was named Capital Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. He has been a member of several Division III advisory committees and is on the Board of Directors for the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). Currently serves on the Division III NCAA Championship Committee.

 

Tyrone Croom
Founder
CroART Lacrosse

Croom, a 1997 graduate of the University, was the President, Coach and Player of the Lacrosse Club for four years. He was also an All-Conference Running Back and Returner for the Crusader Football team. During his preparatory years he was an All-League Midfielder at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School (MA) and the Salisbury School (CT). He has coached at the Middle school and High school level and has worked at a number of top camps over the years.

 

Boy's Staff

 

Kyle Gallagher - Assistant Coach for the Susquehanna Riverhawks men’s lacrosse team. Gallagher arrived at Susquehanna after spending one season as an assistant coach at Widener University. He also spent time as a varsity assistant coach at Delmar High School (2013) and at Worcester Preparatory School (2014).

Gallagher was a four-year player for the Salisbury University Sea Gulls, who won three Capital Athletic Conference titles, as well as two NCAA Championships, during his time there. Gallagher was also a United States U-19 Team alternate in 2008.

 

Mike Burns - Assistant Coach for the Susquehanna Riverhawks men’s lacrosse team. Completed his 12th year, continuing his work with the defense.

As a men's lacrosse player for Whittier College, he was a letterwinner on a defense that ranked third in the nation by US Lacrosse. Whittier allowed the lowest number of goals in Division III during the 2000 season.

 

Girl's Staff

 

Jenna Petrucelli - Assistant Coach for the Bucknell Bison women’s lacrosse team, she serves as the offensive coordinator, draw control coordinator and recruiting coordinator. A former All-American attacker at the University of Mary Washington, in her first season with the Bison, the team produced the second-most wins in a season in program history. The offense set a team scoring record with 221 goals and led the nation in assists with 8.1 per game. 

As a player she earned First Team All-America, Division III Virginia Player of the Year and Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors as a senior. Petrucelli was a two-time VaSID First Team All-State and IWLCA All-Region performer, first as a midfielder in 2013 and then as an attacker in 2014.  

In addition to her outstanding play at the collegiate level, Petrucelli was selected to the Italian National Team senior training pool, where she participated in the team’s first-ever winter training trip in Rome. She was selected again in January 2017 to the return this time to Milan.

 

Taylor Pennell - Assistant Coach for the Bucknell Bison women’s lacrosse team, a Rutgers University graduate and four year member of the Scarlet Knights’ women’s lacrosse team.

Pennell was a three-year starting defender for the Scarlet Knights, and she was elected team captain in both her junior and senior years. She started all 54 games over her final three seasons and played in 64 games with 55 starts in her career. Pennell was named the team’s Most Improved Player following her rookie season in 2013

She was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and was named to All-Academic Teams in both the Big East and Big Ten during her collegiate career.