Skills Lab: Girls Spring Prep

Positional Training to take your game to the next level


We are pleased to introduce our newest Skills Laboratory training- Spring Prep Academy! Spring prep will be a skill and position focused training program to sharpen your axe for the spring season, as well as give players an individualized action plan to continue to improve their skills into the spring season. We take pride in offering advanced and innovative training opportunities year round. Registration is open to all offensive players, defensive players, and faceoff specialists. 


As the game continues to evolve, so do we. We are constantly studying the top coaches, teams, players, and systems in lacrosse to bring you some of the best training the state has to offer. Hundreds of reps, advanced skills, in an atmosphere where players can learn and retain technical and tactical aspects of the game. 


Offensive Curriculum

The Goal: Build multi-dimensional offensive players who are dangerous dodgers, feeders, and scorers and can make quick and effective decisions under pressure. 

The Skills: DASH Dodging, Scoring Form and Velocity, on the run progressions, 1,2,3 scoring, up the hash/island work, and 2 man game mastery. 

Coach: Sarah Cooper - Rattlers Girls Lacrosse Director, Former Goucher College and Texas State Player


Defensive Curriculum: 

The goal: Build multi-dimensional defenders who excel on-ball, off-ball, in sliding positions, and in transition. Defenders who dictate the pace of play, the direction of the dodger/ball, who thrive under pressure, and play in the gray. 

The Skills: Footwork, battle approaches, checks, show/slide and recoveries, defending two man game, verbal and non-verbal communication, and offensive skills to build the complete defender.

Coach: Mary Morgan Marafino - Golden High School Coach, Former Utica College Assistant Coach and Player, Former Johnson & Wales Assistant Coach


Draw/Faceoff Curriculum

The Goal: Build multi-dimensional draw specialists who can dominate and adjust against any player or style. Players who not only dominate at the x, but dominate ground balls, defense, and in transition. 

The Skills: Form, hand speed, moves, ball control, counters, exits, goldfish memory,  ground balls, and winning wing play. Players will also jump in with the offense and defensive groups for a drill or two each session to work on skills they will need to become a complete player. 


*All players will get a detailed evaluation/action plan highlighting strengths, room for improvement, and skills/drills to work on. 


Additional Coaches: 

Ethan LaHoda - Northside Director, Varsity Coach at Mountain Range High School, 2-Time MCLA National Champion at CSU


Dates (Thursdays): 2/3, 2/10, 2/17


Ages: 2031-2022 (3rd-12th grade)




Players will be split by age/skill level per position


Location: Carol Butts Indoor Facility - 4201 W 94th Ave, Westminster, CO 80031


Price: $75

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