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 Fall League Registration is Open

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Middle School and High School – Sundays at Hammond Park



Pre K to Grade 6 – Saturdays at Dunwoody Springs Elementary





Basic Lacrosse Camp
Learn to Play Camp

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Week 1 – May 31, June 1,  2, 3
Week 2 – June 7, 8, 9, 10
Week 2 – June 14, 15, 16, 17
Week 4 – June 21, 22, 23, 24
Week 5 – June 28, 29, 30, July 1

For all information – click here

spring schedule

To view the Spring Schedule – Click here

Coaches Spotlight:  Coach Phil Smith


Phil was offensive Coordinator for five years at Riverwood High School where he worked with Coach Corsetti.  A student of the game and rentless teacher of the fundamentals.

  • Huntington High School – Long Island NY  – All-League, All County, North South All-Star 1982
  • Lynchburg College – All ODAC 1985, 1986. – All-American and North South All-Star 1986

Why do you coach? To honor and give back to the game I love. To make a positive impact on the young men I coach

What do you want your players to feel at the end of the season? To have improved, To have had fun and to have learned personal responsibility and to value the rewards of hard work.

Who is one of your mentors or someone you admire in coaching/teaching? Herb Brooks – Coach of 1980 USA Ice Hockey Olympic.

What is your coaching philosophy?  To provide appropriate guidance in sportsmanship in order to build character and self-esteem.


Most Recent Blog Posts

Written by Coach Lou Corsetti and Head Official Gordon Corsetti:

And another reason why we coach

And another reason why we coach

Over the years people have asked me why I coach.  A good deal of my answers revolve around the fun I have watching...

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Pretty Cool Stuff

Pretty Cool Stuff

I recently received this letter (see below) from the Atlanta Blaze and former Atlanta Youth Lacrosse Alumni Scott R...

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Putting it in perspective

Putting it in perspective

I came across this wonderful article (see below link) a few days ago and thought it would be a good time to post it...

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Warning…Wear all of your equipment

Warning…Wear all of your equipment

Over the years I have seen players alter their equipment in hope to feel lighter or less restricted.  As we begin...

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