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Mission Statement

 

Welcome to Kingwood Youth Lacrosse!


Our mission is to teach our players to Honor the Game through "ROOTS". 
Respect for: Rules, Opponents, Officials, Teammates, Self.

 

Kingwood Lacrosse program offers something for every boy and girl interested in playing lacrosse.  Kingwood’s boys programs run from K-8 grade and the girls programs run 1st-8th grade (3-8 in the fall). 

Insperity Field Rules:

* No dogs or pets *

* No firearms *

(You will be asked to leave the fields if rules are ignored)

 

 


Boys Head Coach Bio: Jeremy Platt

Coach Platt spent the last 9 years as Program Head for Boys Lacrosse and Head Varsity Coach at The Kinkaid School. He was also the Assistant Director of Athletics and Director of Physical Education at The Kinkaid School.  During his time at Kinkaid he was THSLL Person of the Year in 2010, Co-Founder and Director of Houston Oilers Lacrosse Club Travel Team, and developed a youth program PreK-6th Grade.

 

Coach Platt’s experience and knowledge of the game started in Syracuse, NY where he grew up playing lacrosse and graduated from West Genesee High School Lacrosse Program. He then attended and played lacrosse at Division III Springfield College in Massachusetts where he was DIII All-American in 2001 and MVP of the North-South All Star Game in 2001. Coach Platt also played MLL with the Boston Cannons as Goalie.

 

Coach Platt lives in Houston with his wife, Jamie and sons, Carney and Logan.

 

 
 

 

 


 

 

 

KYL needs your support!

 

Please consider joining our team as a corporate or family sponsor.  The sponsorship form can be found under the "DOCUMENTS" tab on this page.

 

 

 

 
 
 
Boys Programs:
 
* Little Sticks, grades K-2. Spring program where your player will learn stick skills and fundamentals of play in a fun environment.

* 3-4 Grade, Spring program to develop stick skills along with organized games.

* 5-6 Grade, Fall Tournament team and Spring GHYLA "Young Guns" teams.

* 7-8 Grade, Fall Tournament teams and Spring GHYLA teams.

The 5-6 grade Young Guns, 7th grade and 8th grade Travel teams compete in the Greater Houston Youth Lacrosse Association (GHYLA). The spring season runs from mid-January to late April. If your player wants to continue to develop their game, we also have fall tournament teams for our 5/6 and 7/8 grade divisions.
 
Girls Programs:
 
The girls A-team have won the City championships two years in a row and the B-team has advanced to the semi finals each of the last two years.  In the spring, the first season for 3rd/4th grade league, they also advanced to the city semi-finals.  Something special is happening in girls lacrosse in Kingwood...come be a part of it!
 
Little Sticks: 1st-2nd grade.  The girls will focus on stick skills and fundamentals of the game.  There is no fall league for little sticks. Practices start in early February 2015 and the season lasts until mid-April.  There will be periodic intersquad scrimmages and 1-2 play days vs other area teams.
 
3rd-4th graders:  Continued development of stick skills.  For the fall, practice starts in early September and the season lasts until Nov 15th. Fall league play consists of practices and 4-5 scrimmages vs other Houston teams. Spring League play consists off 8-10 games vs Houston area teams, 1 end of season tournament, 1 optional out of town tournament.
 
5th-8th grade:  Two teams are fielded (A&B), allowing the girls to play with and compete against similarly skilled teams around the Houston area.  For the fall, practice starts in early September and the season lasts until the first week of December.  For the fall, each team plays in 5 scrimmages and the burning flower tournament in December. For the 2014 Spring Season, practice starts the second week of January and the Season lasts until the end of April.  Each team will play in approximately 12-14 games and participate in 3-4 tournaments.    
 
 
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