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). Kingwood Lacrosse is under the direction of Chris Arnold, Kingwood High School’s Varsity Coach.
Boys Fall Lacrosse Information and Tryout Schedule
Boys Fall Lacrosse is a 6 week long program for grades 5-8. There will be a minimum of 2 practices a week and 2 Texas based tournaments (Nov and Dec). New this year, each team will be coached by paid, professional coaches with a combined 30yrs of coaching experience. There will be 3 teams: 5/6, 7th and 8th. The tryout schedule is listed below. Season schedule and cost information will be available soon.
Tryout Location and Date/Time
Location: Riverwood Middle School
Date: September 26/27 (both dates are not required but player is welcomed to attend both)
Time: (per grade level)
Boys Fall Lax Academy
(Aug 17th - Oct 23rd)
The Kingwood Lacrosse Academy is a skills based practice program designed for players to develop the fundamental skills needed to be competitive. New and experienced players, alike, are evaluated and guided towards becoming the most competitive player.
Lacrosse Academy training sessions are run by the Kingwood High School coaches, who follow a proven curriculum designed to develop the players skills, fitness and lacrosse IQ...all in a fun environment. Emphasis is based on teaching the proper techniques of ground balls, dodging, passing and shooting while using a variety of drills.
2015-2016 Lacrosse Academy Coaches:
Chris Arnold - Head Coach, Kingwood HS
Nick Williams - Asst. Coach, Kingwood HS
Taylor Brooks - Asst. Coach, Kingwood HS (Taylor is a new addition to the program and we are very excited to have his expertise)
Fall Lax Academy will also be having a few guest coaches join the team:
Erinn O'Hara - Head Coach, Seven Lakes HS
Mike Centra - Asst. Coach, Kincaid HS
Pete Stewart - Asst. Coach, Memorial HS
Academy General Information:
Location: Riverwood Middle School
Dates: Aug. 17th - Oct. 23rd (10 weeks)
K-2nd Grade Boys: Mon & Wed 5:15pm-6:15pm
3rd & 4th Grade Boys: Mon & Wed 5:15pm-6:15pm
5th & 6th Grade Boys: Mon & Wed 5:15pm-6:15pm
7th Grade Boys: Saturdays 9am-11am
8th Grade Boys: Saturdays 9am-11am
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* 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 5-6grade 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 our5/6 and 7/8 grade divisions.
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.