Creeks Youth Lacrosse

2023 Creeks Youth Spring Recreational Lacrosse

Welcome

2023 Creeks Spring Recreational Lacrosse Registration

This registration session will allow you to complete contact information, sign up for participation, and submit payment.

Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately. 

To complete registration through our secure site, please have your Visa or MasterCard information available.

TO REGISTER, YOUR USL MEMBERSHIP MUST BE VALID THROUGH MAY 31st, 2023

DO NOT USE THE +0000 AT THE END OF THE ZIP CODE

Spring 2023 Lax FAQs

  • How much does it cost to register?
    • The Registration fees for 2023 are
      • $260 for 10U and up and
      • $170 for 8U
    • Use code "EARLYBIRD23" to save $20 per player before October 16, 2022
  • How do I purchase a uniform and by when? 
    • Uniforms will be ordered separately.  Info will be posted on the Creeks Lax website and emailed to all 2023 registrants soon!
  • What equipment is needed?
    • ***There is new requirement for cardiac approved shoulder pads and chest pad.***  Effective January 1, 2022, shoulder pads for boys’ field players must be designed for lacrosse and meet NOCSAE standard ND200.  See https://www.usalacrosse.com/lacrosse-chest-protector-faq
    • Players, except for goalies, need to obtain their own equipment. Bardown Lacrosse has starter packages available for beginners. https://www.bardownlacrosse.com/
    • Lacrosse Stick
    • Helmet 
    • Shoulder Pads
    • Elbow Pads 
    • Gloves
    • Mouthpiece 
    • Protective Cup
    • Cleats
    • Water bottle
    • If you have a jersey or penny from prior years, please bring it to practice. If you do not have a prior season’s uniform to practice in, athletic shorts and T-shirt under shoulder pads will work.
  • How long is the Lax Season?
    • The season runs from Feb - May.
  • When are practices?
    • Practice days have not been determined at this time.
      • 8U will practice 1 day a week.
      • 10U-14U  will practice 2 times a week.
  • How long is practice?
    • 8U will practice for 1.5 hours.
    • 10U-14U  will practice for 2 hours.
  • When are games?
    • Boys games are played on Saturdays. 
    • A two day tournament style Jamboree ends the season in late May
  • What time do games start?
    • Games start as early 8:30am until 4:30pm.
  • Where are games played?
    • All games are played at Plantation Park, 3060 Racetrack Rd, St Johns FL.
  • When do practices start?
    • Spring 2023 practices start in February. Date TBA. 
  • When does the season end?
    • The season ends with a weekend long Jamboree before Memorial Day Weekend
  • Who are the coaches?
    • We have both professional and volunteer coaches. The head coaches are Jason Alford, Creekside High Boys Coach, and Max Van Arsdale, Bartram Trail High Boys Coach.

Coach Jason Alford

Coach Alford was named the 2019 and 2021 US Lacrosse North Florida Coach of the year as Head Coach of Creekside High School. Additionally Coach Alford’s background includes:

4-year starter on defense from 1992 – 1996 at NC State and was an NCLL All Star

Coach at Charlotte Latin School

Head Coach and Assistant Coach, Havre de Grace High School in Maryland from 2002 to 2013

US Lacrosse Harford County (MD) Coach of the Year in 2005

Assistant Coach for the Nationally Ranked Junior College Essex (MD) Knights under Head Coach Brian Duncan

In addition to his duties as Head Coach at Creekside Coach Alford is also a Director for FC Crush, Florida Crabs, North Florida Stars, and is a North Florida Lacrosse Coaches Association Board Member.

 

Coach Max Van Arsdale

Currently Head Coach at Bartram Trail High School

Offensive Coordinator and Recruiting Coordinator at Mount St. Mary's University (NCAA Division 1). Highlights include:

- Back-to-back conference titles

- NCAA Tournament Appearance

- Offense ranking in top 10 in the nation each year in scoring

Volunteer Assistant at Jacksonville University (NCAA Division 1)

Coached the South team in the NCAA Division 1 North-South Senior All-Star Game

3-Year Starter at Penn State

Co-Founder, North Florida Stars Lacrosse national travel team

President, North Florida Lacrosse Coaches Association

Director, FC Crush

US Lacrosse Requirement

You must register first with US Lacrosse and then return to this Registration Session to signup.  If you have not already signed up with US Lacrosse, please follow these steps:

  • Step 1:  Obtain current US Lacrosse Membership
    • IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A CURRENT US LACROSSE MEMBERSHIP:  CLICK HERE to go to US Lacrosse Registration and register your player(s). Be sure to PRINT and/or SAVE their confirmation code(s). Remember to register EACH of your players with US Lacrosse. Each player must have their own unique US Lacrosse confirmation number.
    • TO LOOK UP/RENEW A US LACROSSE MEMBERSHIP:  CLICK HERE to go to US Lacrosse Membership Lookup.
  • Step 2:  Return to this registration and proceed. Later in this registration session you will need to enter the US Lacrosse Confirmation Code that you received in Step 1.

Questions?

Please direct any questions regarding this registration to:  executiveboard@creeksyouthlacrosse.com

Executive Board

Inquiries