New York Lizards Launch New Youth Travel Team Program – New York Lizards Elite

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New York’s MLL team kick-off boys’ youth travel team program and skill-set development program to prepare youth for high school and college level play.

The administrative offices for the New York Lizards unveiled a new youth travel team program today, complimented with the launch of an early youth skill set development program. The new travel team, titled the Lizards Elite will begin tryouts Mid-September.

The Lizards Elite tryouts will be held at Stillwell Park, located at 21 Southwoods Rd, in Syosset, NY on September 14, 15 and 21, 2013. Cost for registration is $60. Tryouts for each age group will be held as follows:

September 14th and 21st

  •          2023 and 2022 (3rd and 4th grade): 2 PM - 4 PM
  •          2021 and 2020 (5th and 6th grade): 4 PM - 6 PM
  •          2019 and 2018 (7th and 8th grade): 11 AM - 1 PM

September 15th

  •          2017 and 2016 (9th and 10th grade): 9 AM - 11 PM

In addition to travel teams for boys in grades 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, and 9/10, the Lizards will also be launching the New York Lizards Elite Academy Developmental Program.

The Lizards Elite Academy Developmental Program is a unique experience for the beginner lacrosse player. The program is geared towards players who will be graduating high school in the years 2014, 2025 and 2026 (entering kindergarten, first grade and second grade for the 2013/2014 school year). It is a program designed to provide the building blocks that all lacrosse players should possess. The Lizards Elite Academy will be under the guidance of both professionally trained coaches as well members of the Lizards professional team.

The Lizards Elite Academy program will consist of 2 four-week programs. Participants in the Academy will have 90-minute weekly sessions which will include 45 minutes of skill development and 45 minutes of 7 on 7 games. Players can register for one, four-week program for $375, or register for both four-week programs for the price of $650."

For more information about the New York Lizards Elite Travel Team or Elite Developmental Program, or to register for tryouts, please go to

For more information on the New York Lizards visit:

About the New York Lizards:

The New York Lizards of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) were founded in 2001 as the Long Island Lizards, becoming one of the original six franchises. The team won the Steinfeld Cup in its inaugural season, 2001, as well as in 2003. The team made the playoffs in 2005, 2009, 2010, and 2012. The Lizards currently play home games at Hofstra University’s Shuart Stadium and at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island in New York City.

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