YOUTH BOYS

The mission of our Youth program is to maximize our player's potential, optimize their enjoyment of the game, teach them how to be great teammates, and provide opportunity for them to compete with and against the best players in the country.  We train our players how to be great, we have a lot of fun doing it, and we help them reach their goals.  We are passionate about the process and we care about every player that comes through our program.  We measure our success by the success of our players on and off the field.  Through the life-lessons learned playing lacrosse, we are proud to take hand in helping mold the next generation of leaders.

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Seattle Starz is a  USA Lacrosse member organization and as such we require that all players and coaches who join our club and participate with our programs, be current USAL members for the duration of the season that they are participating in.  Membership is verified during the registration process for all of our programs.

SUMMER 2024 TEAMS

2028 - 2032

AA AND A LEVEL TEAMS AT EACH GRADE LEVEL

SUMMER 2024 TENTATIVE TOURNAMENTS

Rivalry

AMERICAS FINEST RIVALRY

JUNE 15 - 16 | TEMECULA, CA
2028 AA | 2029 AA

WesternShootout

WESTERN SHOOTOUT

JULY 13 - 14 | COLORADO SPRING, CO
2028 AA | 2029 AA | 2030 AA | 2031 AA

TeamOregon

NORTHWEST SUMMER OPEN

JUNE 22 - 23 | PORTLAND, OR
2030 AA | 2031 AA | 2032 AA | 2028-29 A

SouthSoundSlam

SOUTH SOUND SLAM

JULY 12 - 14 | TACOMA, WA
2032 AA | 2028-29 A

WestCoastShowdown

WEST COAST SHOWDOWN

JULY 20 - 21  | SUNNYVALE, CA
2028 AA | 2029 AA | 2030 AA | 2031 AA

SUMMER 2024 TRYOUTS

2028 | 2029 | 2030 | 2031 | 2032

 

  • SATURDAY, JANUARY 20TH
  • ISSAQUAH CENTRAL PARK  - Field 1 & 2
  • 4th thru 8th Grade (2023/2024 school year)
  • Tryout Fee $45
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2028-2029 PLAYERS

7th & 8th Graders

  • Saturday, January 20
  • Tryout 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

2030 - 2031 PLAYERS

5th & 6th Graders

  • Saturday, January 20
  • Tryout 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

 

2032 PLAYERS

4th & Talented 3rd Graders

  • Saturday, January 20
  • Tryout 5:30 - 7:00 pm

MAKE UP TRYOUTS ARE SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 15TH.  PLEASE CONTACT YOUTH DIRECTOR SCOTT KELLY TO SCHEDULE:      SCOTT@SEATTLESTARZLAX.COM

YOUTH BOYS COACHES

SCOTT KELLY - MANAGING DIRECTOR
In his 15+ years coaching Seattle Select lacrosse, he has led teams to over 40 regional/national tournament championships.  Kelly is a Maryland native who played high school ball in the highly competitive Baltimore prep system and club lacrosse at the University of Maryland.  Many players Kelly has coached have moved on to play NCAA D1 lacrosse for highly regarded lacrosse programs including Navy, Ohio State, Maryland, and Denver.

CAM CRONK - YOUTH/MS DIRECTOR ,Starz '15, graduated from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2020 where he was on the NCAA D1 Men's lacrosse team for four years.  The mechanical engineer major played in 9 games, starting 5, for the Highlanders in 2018 and posted a .469 save percentage.  Cam is also an alum of West Coast Starz.

KELLEN HOKE, Starz '19, is currently a faceoff on the University of Utah's men's lacrosse team. In his senior year of high school, Hoke was named a U.S. Lacrosse All-American and All-Academic, an Adrenaline All-American and he also earned first team all-state honors at faceoff (for the second year in a row) and midfield. Three of his four years at Skyline HS, the team played in the 4A WA state championship game, which the Spartans won in 2017.

JACK DOLAN graduated from Marist College in 2019 where he was on the NCAA D1 men's lacrosse team for 4 years.  During his time there the Red Foxes played in 3 MAAC Championships, winning the conference in 2019 and earning an AQ to the 2019 NCAA tournament. Jack grew up in San Diego, CA and went to Poway High School.

JOSH MATTE ,Starz '16, graduated from the University of Denver in 2020 where he was on the NCAA D1 Men's lacrosse team for four years.  During his time with the Pioneers the team won 3 Big East regular season championships and advanced to the NCAA Final Four in 2017 and Quarterfinals in 2018.  Josh is also aWest Coast Starz alum.

CHRIS HAYCOCK ,Starz '19, is a sophomore for NCAA D2 Limestone University Men's lacrosse team. The Saints are currently ranked number 5 in the country. In the shortened 2020 season, the 6'8 midfielder tallied a goal and assist in the opening game.  Chris was named to the Spring 2020 Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll.

GREG EHRNMAN was an All-ACC and Honorable Mention All-American defenseman from Duke University. During his time with the Blue Devils, he played in 3 NCAA Tournaments including the 1997 Final Four. Now living in Washington for over 20 years, Greg  brings experience coaching at the college club (UW), high school and youth levels. Greg has most recently been coaching with the Mount Si Youth Program for the past 5 seasons.

KEVIN MCLAM, a 2017 graduate of Denison University, spent 2 years on the roster for the Big Red before taking up a Graduate Assistant Coaching position after injury. In his 4 years at Denison, the Big Red were consistently ranked in the top 10, reaching as high as #3 in the country. Denison also captured 3 conference titles and secured 3 trips to the NCAA Tournament, making appearances in 2 NCAA Elite Eights and 1 NCAA Final Four. In his Freshman season, the Big Red also had their winningest season in program history, finishing 19-1.

MATT O'NEILL was a four year member of the Nazareth College Men’s Lacrosse team and 2016 graduate. The midfielder played in all 18 games his senior year. In his final season for the Golden Flyers, the purple and gold went 12-6 overall and 7-1 in conference play falling to Stevens in the conference semi-finals. O’Neill was named to the Empire 8 all-conference first team twice and ended his career having scored 71 goals and 20 assists.

 

 

STEVE O'NEILL is one of our most experienced middle school coaches and has been coaching with Starz for over 10 years. Steve has mentored and coached many players that have gone on to be successful at the high school and collegiate level. He is currently a member of the Skyline middle school coaching staff. program. Steve started coaching lacrosse with his son Matt who went on to be a standout midfielder at D3 Nazareth.

NICHOLAS PATTERSON graduated from Goucher College, where he played Division III lacrosse in Towson, Maryland. Nick was a faceoff midfielder starting in 47 games during his collegiate career.  An environmental science and studies major, Nicholas is currently an Arborist in Seattle and has coached at various camps and tournaments while attending Goucher, in addition to filming showcases.

MIKE PECK played defense and LSM for Chico State University from 2013-2016 and Sierra Nevada College in 2017. Mike has coached locally for Bellevue and Newport Lacrosse clubs since moving to Washington. Prior to coaching for Seattle Starz, Mike coached for ADVNC Lacrosse in Sacramento, California.

NICK RILEY - Washington State University