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Welcome - Mission Statement

Welcome to the Scarsdale Youth Lacrosse Association, Inc ("SYLA") official website. The site provides all the information you will need to know about Lacrosse programs in Scarsdale as well as the rules of the game, coaching resources, concussion awareness and other cool lax links.

SYLA is dedicated to promoting lacrosse at the youth level for families residing in the village of Scarsdale, NY. We strive to develop strong fundamental skills and teamwork while adhering to the standards of sportsmanship, respect for all participants and a sense of fair play.

2018 Boys Spring Lacrosse Programs

SYLA BOYS LACROSSE SPRING 2018 PROGRAMS

 

K–2 GRADE BOYS LACROSSE SPRING HOUSE LEAGUE
The Scarsdale Youth Lacrosse Association (SYLA) and Scarsdale Parks & Recreation is offering a Lacrosse House League during the Spring 2018 Season for Boys in Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade.  The House League has the following objectives; teach fundamentals and skills of lacrosse, introduce game concepts and provide instruction in a fun and enthusiastic environment for the players.  The level of play is in a non-competitive, developmental and inter-squad play atmosphere.  No previous experience is required.  The House Program meets twice a week with one hour sessions occurring on Saturday and Sunday during the months of April through June.  Saturday sessions are devoted to teaching lacrosse in a clinic/practice format, with Sunday sessions devoted to game concepts and playing games.

   

  • Dates: April 14th through June 10th  (no lacrosse on Mother’s Day & Memorial Day Weekend)
  • Clinic Days: Saturday & Sunday
    • Time: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
    • Location: Boulder Brook
  • Cost: $150 with Early Bird Discount – must register by 2/18/18 (as a part of the registration fee all players will be supplied with a uniform consisting of a reversible Pinney/Jersey and Short).
  • Registration cost after 2/18/18 will be $200.  ANY REGISTRATION AFTER 2/18/18 WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED A UNIFORM.
  • Equipment: The following lacrosse equipment is required; Stick (no fiddle sticks), Helmet, Gloves, Shoulder Pad, Elbow Pads, Cup, and Mouth Guard.  Cleats are recommended but not required.

 

3/4 GRADE BOYS LACROSSE SPRING TRAVEL LACROSSE

SYLA will run (2) two 3/4 travel teams in the Hudson Valley Lacrosse League.  The teams will be equally balanced.  Practices will be on Wednesday and Friday evenings (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Quaker Ridge School) with games on Saturday and/or Sunday as well as a few during the week.  Teams will also participate in local Lacrosse Tournaments.    Players will be coached by Professional and SYLA Coaching Staff.  This program is a “travel program” for all skilled level players; beginners, intermediate and advanced players.  All players will be placed on a team.  Emphasis will be on lacrosse skills & game I.Q development in a fun and competitive environment.

 

  • Dates: April 11th through June 10th (no lacrosse on Mother’s Day & Memorial Day Weekend)   
  • Practice/Game Days: Wednesday & Friday
    • Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Location: Quaker Ridge
  • Game Days: Saturday & Sunday
    • Time: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm (usually)
    • Location: Quaker Ridge & Other Towns
  • Cost: $375 with Early Bird Discount – must register by 2/18/18 (as a part of the registration fee all players will be supplied with a uniform consisting of a reversible Pinney/Jersey, Shooting Shirt and Short).
  • Registration cost after 2/18/18 will be $425.  ANY REGISTRATION AFTER 2/18/18 WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED A UNIFORM.
  • Equipment: The following lacrosse equipment is required; Stick, Helmet, Gloves, Shoulder Pad, Elbow Pads, Cup, and Mouth Guard.  Cleats are recommended but not required.

 

5/6 GRADE BOYS LACROSSE SPRING TRAVEL LACROSSE

SYLA will run (2) two 5/6 grade travel teams in the Hudson Valley Lacrosse League & CONNY Lacrosse League.  The teams will be stratified based on player skill/ability/commitment.  Players will be placed on a team base on player evaluations.  Practices will be on Monday and Thursday evenings (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Boulder Brook & Winston Fields) with games on Saturday and/or Sunday as well as a few during the week.    Teams will also participate in local Lacrosse Tournaments.    Players will be coached by Professional and SYLA Coaching Staff.  This program is a “travel program” for all skilled level players; beginners, intermediate and advanced players.  All players will be placed on a team.  Emphasis will be on lacrosse skills & game I.Q development in a fun and competitive environment. 

 

  • Dates: April 9th through June 10th (no lacrosse on Mother’s Day & Memorial Day Weekend)
  • Practice/Game Days: Monday & Thursday
    • Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Location: Boulder Brook & Winston
  • Game Days: Saturday & Sunday
    • Time: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm (usually)
    • Location: Boulder Brook & Winston and other Towns
  • Cost: $375 with Early Bird Discount – must register by 2/18/18 (as a part of the registration fee all players will be supplied with a uniform consisting of a reversible Pinney/Jersey, Shooting Shirt and Short).
  • Registration cost after 2/18/18 will be $425.  ANY REGISTRATION AFTER 2/18/18 WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED A UNIFORM.
  • Equipment: The following lacrosse equipment is required; Stick, Helmet, Gloves, Shoulder Pad, Elbow Pads, Cup, and Mouth Guard.  Cleats are recommended but not required.

 

7/8 GRADE BOYS LACROSSE SPRING TRAVEL LACROSSE

SYLA will run (2) two 7/8 grade travel teams in the Hudson Valley and CONNY Lacrosse Leagues.  The teams will be stratified based on player skill/ability/commitment.  Players will be placed on a team base on player evaluations.  All players will be placed on a team. Players will be coached by Professional and SYLA Coaching Staff.  To be eligible you must live in Scarsdale. If you attend SMS you must also participate in the Modified Lacrosse program. Scarsdale residents who attend private school can play for SYLA travel programs.  SYLA Travel Program will not meet for practices since players will be participating in SMS Modified Lacrosse Program.  SYLA Program will only consist of games that will take place on Sunday afternoons at the SHS Turf field or another town.  We also will participate in a Tournament that will be either on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. 

 

  • Dates: April 15th through June 10th (no lacrosse on Mother’s Day & Memorial Day Weekend)
  • Practice Days: Monday thru Friday with SMS Modified Program
    • Time: SMS Modified Program after school
    • Location: SMS
  • Game Days: Sunday
    • Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    • Location: SHS Turf and or other towns
  • Cost: $175 with Early Bird Discount – must register by 2/18/18 (as a part of the registration fee all players will be supplied with a uniform consisting of a reversible Pinney/Jersey, Shooting Shirt and Short).
  • Registration cost after 2/18/18 will be $225.  ANY REGISTRATION AFTER 2/18/18 WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED A UNIFORM.
  • Equipment: The following lacrosse equipment is required; Stick, Helmet, Gloves, Shoulder Pad, Elbow Pads, Cup, and Mouth Guard.  Cleats are recommended but not required.

PLEASE NOTE BOYS 7/8 GRADE EVALUATIONS WILL BE HELD ON THE MARCH 17th AND MARCH 24th AT THE SPORTS UNDERDOME FROM 2:00 PM TO 3:30 PM


by posted 01/07/2018
2018 GIRLS LACROSSE WINTER AND SPRING PROGRAMS
  • K-2 Girls Spring Clinics
    • Sundays - 6 sessions from 1-2pm
      • Dates: April 22, 29; May 6, 20; June 3, 10
      • Location: Scarsdale Middle School (SMS)

                  No Lacrosse on these dates: 5/13 (Mother’s Day), 5/26 (Memorial Day weekend)

                  Program Format: Fun, developmental skills, drills, and games.  Open to all levels.  Paid & parent coaches. 

                  Cost: $150 with early bird discount – must register by 2/9/2018.

                  Registration cost after 2/9/2018 will be $200.

                  Equipment required: Girls lacrosse stick (real stick, not a toy or boys stick), lacrosse protective eyewear (goggles), mouth guard, cleats, water bottle

                  Numbered Reversible Pinnie included 

                  ANY REGISTRATIONS AFTER 2/19/2018 WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED A PINNIE.

 

 

 

  • 3/4 Girls Winter Clinics
    • Program will begin INSIDE at the Sports Underdome in March & April and will move OUTSIDE in Mid-April.
      • INSIDE - Sundays at Sports Underdome - 6 sessions from 3-4pm
        • Dates: March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 8, 15 (No clinic on 4/1)
        • Location: Sports Underdome, 657 Garden Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY  10550

                  Cost: $150 with early bird discount – must register by 2/9/2018.  Includes ONLY the Indoor Underdome sessions.

                  Registration cost after 2/9/2018 will be $175.

                  NOTE:  This program is SEPARATE from the 3/4 Girls Spring Travel Teams.  Please register for BOTH programs separately if you wish your daughter to do both. 

 

 

 

  • 3/4 Girls Spring Travel Teams

                  OUTSIDE - Tuesdays 6-7:30pm, Thursdays 6-7:30pm, Saturdays 2-3:30pm

  • Dates: April 17 through June 9
  • Location: Scarsdale Middle School & other local fields
  • Note: there will also be possible SATURDAY & SUNDAY all-day tournaments

                  No Lacrosse on these dates: 5/26 (Memorial Day weekend)

                  Program format: Competitive Practices, Games and Tournaments.  All skills levels are welcome.  Non-stratified teams will be created in an effort to make balanced teams.  No requests to be with friends will be considered.

                  Cost: $550 with early bird discount – must register by 2/9/2018.  Includes ONLY the Outdoor Spring Team sessions.

                  Numbered Uniform included (numbers will be assigned by SYLA).

                  Registration cost after 2/9/2018 will be $600.

                  ANY REGISTRATIONS AFTER 2/19/2018 WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED TO BE PLACED ON A TEAM AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO TEAM AVAILABILITY.  UNIFORM WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED.

                  NOTE:  This program is SEPARATE from the 3/4 Girls Indoor Winter Clinics.  Please register for BOTH programs separately if you wish your daughter to do both. 

 

 

  • 5/6 Girls Winter Practices & Spring Travel Teams (COMBINED PROGRAMS)
    • Program will begin INSIDE at the Sports Underdome in March & April and will move OUTSIDE in Mid-April.
      • INSIDE - Sundays at Sports Underdome - 6 sessions from 3-4pm
        • Dates: March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 8, 15 (No clinic on 4/1)
        • Location: Sports Underdome, 657 Garden Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY  10550

                  OUTSIDE - Mondays 6-7:30pm, Fridays 6-7:30pm, Saturdays 9-10:30am

  • Dates: April 16 through June 9
  • Location: Scarsdale Middle School & other local fields
  • Note: there will also be possible SATURDAY & SUNDAY all-day tournaments

                  No Lacrosse on these dates: 5/26 (Memorial Day weekend), 5/28 (Memorial Day)

                  Program format: Competitive Practices, Games and Tournaments.  All skills levels are welcome.  Teams are stratified by ability based on evaluations that were conducted in the Fall by the SYLA Coaches.

                  Cost: $700 with early bird discount – must register by 2/9/2018.  Includes both Indoor & Outdoor sessions.

                  Numbered Uniform included (numbers will be assigned by SYLA).

                  Registration cost after 2/9/2018 will be $750.  

                  ANY REGISTRATIONS AFTER 2/19/2018 WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED TO BE PLACED ON A TEAM AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO TEAM AVAILABILITY.  UNIFORM WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED.

 

 

 

 

  • 7/8 Girls Winter Practices & Spring Travel Teams (COMBINED PROGRAMS)
    • IMPORTANT:  Your daughter MUST play SMS Modified Lacrosse in order to be eligible to play for the SYLA Travel Program
    • Program will begin INSIDE at the Sports Underdome in March & April and will move OUTSIDE in Mid-April.
      • INSIDE - Sundays at Sports Underdome - 6 sessions from 3-4pm
        • Dates: March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 8, 15 (No clinic on 4/1)
        • Location: Sports Underdome, 657 Garden Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY  10550

                  OUTSIDE – Sunday afternoons: 2:30-5pm (Games at 3pm & 4pm)

  • Dates: April 22 through June 10
  • Location: Scarsdale Middle School & other local fields
  • Note: there will also be possible SATURDAY & SUNDAY all-day tournaments
  • After Modified Lacrosse season is over, there will likely be some weeknight games as well

                  No Lacrosse on these dates: 5/13 (Mother’s Day), 5/27 (Memorial Day weekend)

                  Program format: Competitive Practices, Games and Tournaments.  All skills levels are welcome.  Teams are stratified by ability based on evaluations that were conducted in the Fall by the SYLA Coaches.

                  Cost: $425 with early bird discount – must register by 2/9/2018.  Includes both Indoor & Outdoor sessions.

                  Numbered Uniform included (numbers will be assigned by SYLA).

                  Registration cost after 2/9/2018 will be $475.  

                  ANY REGISTRATIONS AFTER 2/19/2018 WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED TO BE PLACED ON A TEAM AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO TEAM AVAILABILITY.  UNIFORM WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED.


by posted 01/07/2018
LACROSSE - WINTER PRE-SEASON TRAINING

SCARSDALE YOUTH LACROSSE BOYS 3rd - 12th GRADE WINTER PRE-SEASON TRAINING

Indoor winter lacrosse training is all about continual stick skill development and game I.Q development and scrimmaging!

  • Boys Program
    • SATURDAYS 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    • 7/8 & SHS 9-12 = 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
    • 3/4 & 5/6 = 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
      • January 6, 13, 20, 27
      • February 3, 10
      • March 3, 10, 17, 24
  • Location is at the Sports Underdome in Mt. Vernon, NY (the facility has added more lights!)

 

Please note 7th - 8th grade boys Spring Evals will take place March 17th/24th.  SYLA will send details as the date arrives.

 

US Lacrosse Membership must be valid Through end of Winter Training March 31, 2018

 

You can join/renew at USLACROSSE.ORG or CLICK HERE

 

Coaching  - we are thrilled to have 3 SHS Grads / College Players on our staff. 

 

Coaches

Joe Daly - Mahopac NY, Manhattanville College, SYLA Coach

John Devito -  Manhattanville College, Yorktown NY  - Defense.

                     Coach Team 91/High Impact

Tim Collins -    Widener University (Player/Coach).  Goalie

Jim Martell - North Salem HS, Marywood University, Midfield

Tom Tarczali  - Stratford CT, Manhattanville College, Attack

Rob Cornetta-  Pace Univeristy Coach Asst Coach.  Pace Univerity - Attack 

Brian Bauersfeld - Hamilton College, Scarsdale HS, Attack

Jake Bank - Connecticut College, Scarsdale HS, Midfield

 

James Synowiez -  Scarsdale HS Varsity Coach, Manhattan College

James Felix - Scarsdale HS Varsity Asst Coach, SUNY Geneseo All-American, Scarsdale HS - Midfield

 

 

 


by posted 10/29/2017
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