The Rochester Knighthawks, in conjunction with Roots Box Lacrosse, will offer the opportunity to play for the Jr. Knighthawks Summer Program. This year’s co-presenting sponsors of the Jr. Knighthawks are UR Medicine Sports Medicine and Zweigle’s.
The Jr. Knighthawks will host the USBOXLA-sanctioned I-90 Cup on Saturday, Aug. 13 at Tri-County Sports Complex. The three teams will play in the prestigious Jr. NLL Tournament, Aug. 26-28, and compete against youth teams from other National Lacrosse League franchise cities across North America. The event is held in Oakville, Ontario.
Please note that the Canadian government requires all travelers, 12 through 17 years old, to be fully vaccinated. Unvaccinated children aged five to 11 traveling with a fully vaccinated adult no longer need a COVID-19 test to enter Canada. However, they need to wear a mask in public for 14 days after arrival to Canada. Click here to access the Canadian government website: https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/covid-vaccinated-travellers-entering-canada#children.
Jr. Knighthawks teams will be coached by current and former NLL players as well as other box experts. Confirmed coaches include Knighthawks defenseman Dan Coates and forward Bradley Voigt, along with Upstate Collegiate Box Lacrosse League (UCBLL) coach Jordan Jarvis, former NLL defenseman and past UCBLL coach Ron Cogan, and Roots Box Lacrosse coach Cory Holbrough.
Tryouts for the Pee Wee (U13), Bantam (U15) and Midget (U17) teams will be held on Monday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 22 at Total Sports Experience in Gates, located at 880 Elmgrove Rd, Rochester, NY 14624. The cost is $30 and includes a Knighthawks pinnie.CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR JR. KNIGHTHAWKS PROGRAM
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For more information, please contact Knighthawks Lacrosse Operations Manager Craig Rybczynski at [email protected].
Age Groups: Coaches:
U13 (Formerly Pee Wee) – Born in 2010 or 2011 Jordan Jarvis and Bradley Voigt
U15 (Formerly Bantam) – Born in 2008 or 2009 Cory Holbrough
U17 (Formerly Midget) – Born in 2006 or 2007 Ron Cogan and Dan Coates
Monday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 22
Total Sports Experience – Gates
- Bantam: 6:00-7:15pm
- Midget: 7:15-8:30pm
- Pee Wee: 8:30-9:45pm
- $30 Tryout Fee
- All players receive a Knighthawks pinnie
- Players are encouraged to make both tryouts, but player can still be considered for the team if only one tryout is attended
If selected, here is the cost for the Jr. Knighthawks program:
Jr. Knighthawks offers the following package:
- Two Box Tournaments
- I-90 Cup – Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Tri-County Sports Complex
- NLL Tournament – Oakville, Ontario, August 26-28, 2022
- 4 practices – 2 July practices at Blue Cross Arena & 2 August practices at TSE (Gates)
- Jr. Knighthawks Projoy uniform
- Jr. Knighthawks branded warmup shirt and shorts
- Hat and socks