Welcome to Empire Lacrosse
Asheville Empire Lacrosse is a non-profit organization whose primary commitment is teaching the game of lacrosse while providing a great experience and instilling a love for the fastest game on two feet. We will be offering recreation teams from 2nd grade (age 7) through high school (age 19). All players, no matter what skill level, are taught the fundamental skills and strategies required to develop into a complete player. Our coaches are US Lacrosse certified and focused on developing team players, good sportsmanship, and positive values for our players.
Register for Spring 2018
Spring season is now open for new and returning players. Click on REGISTER above to enroll online today!
Varsity and JV teams will begin practicing on Monday, February 12, four times per week in Memorial Stadium. 14U and 12U teams will begin their first week of conditioning, training and assessments on Tuesday, February 20 and Thursday, February 22 at Fletcher Park. Our 10U teams will start their first week of practice on Tuesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 8 at Fletcher Park. Please visit each team page for practice schedules, game schedules and rosters. Spring season will un through the conclusion of the Guardian Cup, our local one-day tournament, held on Saturday, May 12 at Fletcher Park.
This year, Empire will offer a new Spring Clinic – the first of its kind – at the Buncombe County Sports Park in West Buncombe County. It is designed for boys ages 6-14 who have never played the sport of lacrosse but would like to learn. For more information about the Spring 2018 season, please click on SPRING or CLINICS (above).
Summer Select 2018
Empire will host its first-ever Summer Select Travel Program. The program will be headed by Coach Ryan Herrmann, the assistant coach of the Mars Hill University Lacrosse Team. New to our coaching staff, we are grateful Coach Herrmann is on board with Empire and bringing so much lacrosse knowledge and experience to our players and coaching staff.
Empire will conduct tryouts for its first ever Summer Select Teams on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 1pm. Tryouts will be held at Fletcher Park (address: 85 Howard Gap Road, Fletcher, NC 28732). There is no fee for Summer Select Tryouts, however anyone wishing to tryout MUST REGISTER ONLINE. Registration is now open. Simply click on the REGISTER button above.
Players must have birthdates between:
- September 1, 2003 – December 31, 2003
- January 1, 2004 – December 31, 2004
- January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2005
- January 1, 2006 – December 31, 2006
- January 1, 2007 – August 30, 2007