Team Washington Expands
Team Washington Lacrosse, a 501c3 non-profit organization, is proud to announce that they will be expanding for 2013. This summer there will be four different teams: rising seniors (2014's - Chinooks), rising juniors (2015's - Sockeyes), rising sophomores (2016's - Cohos) and rising freshmen (2017's - Chums). Each of these teams will be made up of the best 20-22 players from across the state. All four teams will head back east in July to participate in some of the summers best lacrosse recruiting tournaments. These teams will be led by the areas most accomplished lacrosse coaches, including John Baumann (Bellevue HS), Brandon Fortier (Issaquah HS), Dejon Hush (Lake Washington HS), Ian O’Hearn (Mercer Island HS) and Jack Visco (Bainbridge HS). These five coaches have won a combined 16 - Washington State Championships, as well as producing hundreds of All-State, All-American and NCAA college lacrosse players.
Team breakdown for 2013:
Team Washington 2014's (The Chinooks) - rising seniors - 2 tournaments and 1 local event
Team Washington 2015's (The Sockeyes) - rising juniors - 2 tournaments and 1 local event
Team Washington 2016's (The Cohos) - rising sophomores - 2 tournaments and 1 local event
Team Washington 2017's (The Chums) - rising freshman - 1 tournament and 1 local event
Team Washington Lacrosse is a 501c3 non- profit organization developed to showcase the top high school players in the state, every year, on a national level. At the conclusion of this year’s boys’ high school lacrosse season, the head coach of every high school team can nominate their best players to participate with Team Washington. All rising freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to participate in the program. Each rising class will have their own team. These nominated players, and all WHSBLA Division 1 All-State selections, will be included in the team selection process. Final team rosters will be announced after the spring season has drawn to a close. Participation with Team Washington will not interfere or conflict with other off- season high school lacrosse activities. Once the final roster of 20-22 players per class has been selected by our staff, all of the teams will practice together through June and into July. This time together will culminate with each team taking a trip to the east coast to participate in two national high school recruiting tournaments*. Prior to traveling back East, Team Washington will also scrimmage local Northwest all-star teams. The coaching staff for each team will be made up of the most consistently successful high school coaches in the area. If you would like to be considered for Team Washington, your high school head coach can send your nomination to the following address:
*Total costs for each player will be communicated prior to final team selections. Rising freshmen will participate in one tournament back east, while all other teams will participate in two tournaments (subject to change).