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Fall Homegrown Academy

Homegrown Academy is a high intensityhigh tempo and high energy training program designed to help players develop their lacrosse-specific skill set,  lax IQ, athletic abilities, work ethic, and love for the game. 

Weekly sessions feature progressive position-specific instruction, high repetition base-skill drills, speed 

Our Staff of Coaches, Trainers, and Youth Development Experts experience and skill are only outmatched by their dedication to the athletes they serve. Homegrown Academy elevates each athlete's game and helps them pave the road to where they want to be.

Academy Seasons: Homegrown Academy is offered consistently throughout the following seasons:

  • Fall - September through October
  • Winter - November through December
  • Pre-Season - January through February

Age Divisions - Registration is open to players of all skill and experience levels and is segmented into the following age divisions:

  • High School (18U/16U) - Players in Grades 9-12
  • Middle School (14U/13U) - Players in Grades 7-8
  • Youth (12U/10U) - Players in Grades 3-6

Fall Dates / Location / Times - Fall Academy is offered on a recurring weeknight throughout September and October at 4 regional outdoor locations:

North - Coon Rapids - Coon Rapids Ice Arena 

Wednesdays: September 12 - October 24, 2018

  • Boys High School: 4:30  - 5:45 PM
  • Boys Middle School: 5:45 - 7:00 PM
  • Boys Youth:  7:00 - 8:15 PM

South - Burnsville - Soccer Blast Burnsville 

Mondays: September 10 - October 22, 2018

  • Boys High School: 5:45 - 7:00 PM
  • Boys Middle School: 7:00 - 8:15 PM
  • Boys Youth: 7:00 - 8:15 PM

East - Oakdale - Eastside Park

Thursdays: September 13 - October 25, 2018

  • Boys High School: 4:30 - 5:45 PM
  • Boys Middle School: 5:45 - 7:00 PM
  • Boys Youth: 6:45 - 8:00 PM

West - Hopkins - Hopkins Central Park 

Wednesdays: September 12 - October 24, 2018

  • Boys High School: 4:45 - 6:00 PM
  • Boys Middle School: 6:00  - 7:15 PM
  • Boys Youth: 6:00  - 7:15 PM

*Dates, Times, and Locations are subject to change before the season begins

Academy Participation Fee: One Academy session per week - $190 (7 sessions @ $21.50/hour) 

Players interested in Fall Homegrown Academy are encouraged to consider joining one of the Fall Premier League regional teams. Academy training sessions are included in the price of the Premier League. There are 4 different regional teams that practice once a week in addition to the Academy training sessions, and play doubleheader box lacrosse games on Saturdays. 

Academy Fee with Premier: One Academy session per week - $125 (7 sessions @ $14.25/hour) Plus Regional Team Tryout Fee: $20, Team Participation Fee: $350 (Games, practices, uniforms)

For more information click this link: Fall Premier League

Ben MacLean

Ben MacLean

Director of Player Development

Phone: 612-730-9495

Player Registration Deadline: August 31, 2018

*Each training session is limited to 30 players. Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis; camps are limited in space and can fill to capacity. Registrations received after the deadline will incur a $20 late fee.

Need-based scholarships are available by request. Click here for scholarship information.