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Homegrown Academy

Homegrown Academy is a high-intensity, up-tempo field lacrosse training program that mixes high-repetition skill work with strength and conditioning. Every minute of field time is maximized to heighten the player's on-field abilities while building endurance and lacrosse-specific muscle memory. Elevate your game within a community that welcomes players of every skill level.

2024-2025 Winter Dates: November 4 - February 22
*Off Weeks: Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's

Training Groups:  

  • Boys & Girls High School: Grades 9 - 12
  • Boys & Girls Middle School: Grades 6 - 8
  • Boys & Girls Youth: Grades 3 - 5 

*Players are welcome to join a group higher or lower than their age based on their skill level to be appropriately challenged
**Training sessions are open to players of all skill levels, abilities, and genders. "Boys" and "Girls" refer to the style of lacrosse taught at each session. Players should bring their own equipment. 

Winter Academy Session Sample Practice Plan (1 hour)

15 mins - Dynamic Stick & Body Warm-Up
15 mins - Individual Skills (i.e. shooting, ground balls, footwork, 1v1 offense/defense)
15 mins - Small-Sided Games & Competition (i.e. 2v2/3v3s, odd-number situations, gb battles)
15 mins - Lacrosse-Specific Fitness (i.e. HIIT, circuit, speed, agility, endurance)

2024-2025 Locations & Schedule

Players can attend as many sessions per week at any location.

*Please see the upcoming sessions calendar at the bottom of the page for a live schedule

NSC Indoor Sports Hall,  Blaine -

Mondays & Wednesdays: 5:00 - 6:00 pm 

TCO Sports Garden, Vadnais Heights - Directions 

Dates & Times TBA

Savage Soccer Center, Savage -

Boys: Mondays, 5 pm - 6 pm
Girls: Mondays, 6 pm - 7 pm

Tuesdays, 5 pm - 6 pm (Nov - Dec)
Wednesdays, 6 pm - 6 pm (Jan - Feb)

Location TBA
Dates & Times TBA

Concordia Dome, Saint Paul -

Dates: Saturdays, February 10, 17, & 24, 2024
Age Groups:
- Girls Youth & HS: 9:00 - 10:10 am
- Boys HS: 10:20 - 11:30 am
- Boys Youth: 11:40 am - 12:50 pm

Participation Fee: $35 per week ​​​+ $17.50 activation/jersey fee. 

- Need-based scholarships are available by request. Click here for more information. 
- Fees are charged automatically each Monday throughout the program (excluding weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's). Players may sign up or withdraw from the program at any time. 

- Players may attend as many sessions per week they would like at any location. Registration also includes access to Homegrown Academy scrimmage sessions in February. 

Cancellation Policy - We follow local school closures for winter weather cancellations. In the event of a cancellation, you will receive an email with the date/time and locations that are affected by the cancellation.

Refund Policy: Click here

Kyle Fuller

Kyle Fuller

Head Program Director

Phone: 651-955-1704