Birth Years: 9/1/1999 to 8/31/2003
Required Equipment for Varsity: Helmet (sport-specific) in Solid White or Solid Grey, Standard Lacrosse Stick measuring 40-42 inches for attackmen and midfielders and 52-72 inches for defensemen, Arm Pads (or Arm Guards), Gloves, Shoulder Pads, Mouth Guard and Athletic Cup
In Spring 2018, Empire will offer one Varsity boys team and one Junior Varsity (JV) boys team. The Varsity roster is listed below and will be fluid with the JV roster.
The Varsity team will practice alongside the JV team at Memorial Stadium (address: 30 Buchanan Avenue. Asheville, NC 28801) on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons from 5:00pm – 6:45pm. The first practice begins Monday, February 12, 2018.
Varsity/JV schedules are listed below. Please check this page often for schedule changes. Due to the nature of the sport and limited opportunities in our area, travel for all divisions/teams is required.
Fee Schedule (all fees include required membership to US Lacrosse):
Varsity/JV: $299 per player (payment plans are offered) *
* We offer family discounts for two or more siblings.
Unlike other rec sports programs in our area, our coaches are not volunteers, rather, they are skilled and certified lacrosse coaches using a curriculum designed by our well-qualified and experienced head coaches.
Rob Canan, Head Coach
Growing up in St. Louis, Coach Rob played lacrosse through his youth and high school years. He attended and graduated from Lindenwood College on a water polo and lacrosse scholarship. His passion for the sport of lacrosse started at an early age. He has been truly committed to giving back to the game he loves. He worked summers in Montreat and later moved to Asheville in 2011. He plays attackman for the Asheville Men’s Lacrosse Club and enjoys coaching and sharing his passion for the sport of lacrosse with the young men of Asheville Empire Lacrosse.
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