via press release
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Florida Lacrosse Showcase, regarded as the top NCAA and MCLA recruiting event in the Southeast, announced today a partnership of its Mother’s Day event, May 12-13, 2018 in Orlando, Florida with Inside Lacrosse and Crabs Lacrosse. This year’s event also marks the appointment of John Jez as the director of college recruiting and placement. John is a two-time NCAA Division II championship head coach who has won 140 games during his career.
The Florida Lacrosse Showcase has more than 100 NCAA and MCLA college coaches in attendance scouting and evaluating the boys and girls participating. In addition to recruiting activities, there is a youth camp that is also taught by the attending coaches to give future young lacrosse players the opportunity to learn from the best as they develop early on in the sport.
“Partnering with national leaders like Inside Lacrosse and Crabs Lacrosse is an opportunity I did not want to miss,” said showcase director Tom West. “Both organizations help raise the bar to make this event a nationally recognized showcase.”
Crabs Lacrosse is an established national leader in scholastic club lacrosse. The program is committed to coaching athletes who aspire to play at the highest collegiate level. With access to the nation’s very best events, Crabs Lacrosse offers incredible exposure for its athletes. Because of the program’s focus on “IQ” development through superior coaching, over 400 hard-working Crabs have moved on to play at the Division I level. Crabs Lacrosse is proud to count All-World, All-Pro, and All-American players among the ranks of its alumni. The new Florida Crabs program will hold their tryouts at The Florida Lacrosse Showcase.
“I am excited to work with The Florida Lacrosse Showcase to identify Florida’s best and brightest,” said Ryan McClernan, Crabs Lacrosse President and Founder. “Working together we will be able to offer opportunities for those players on and off the field that cannot be matched by any other program in Florida”. Inside Lacrosse has been the premier lacrosse media outlet for more than 20 years. As the “Source of the Sport,”
Inside Lacrosse is the respected leader in coverage and analysis, especially for recruiting. In addition to its award-winning content, IL is an industry leader in the event space with unique events such as the Epoch IL Committed Academy, IL Invitational and Lacrosse Industry Summit. Inside Lacrosse will have a team of writers, photographers and evaluators on site to chronicle the action and highlight the stars of the event.
“We pleased to work with the Florida Lacrosse Showcase to highlight the outstanding players in the Southeast,” stated Dan Flynn, Director of Business Development and Events at Inside Lacrosse. “As the popularity of the game continues to rise, so does the talent level. We believe in what Tom and Ryan are doing. We’re excited to add to the Florida Lacrosse Showcase participant experience and see the best the South has to offer.”
Registration is now open for this event. Please visit us at thefloridalaxshowcase.com to learn more and sign up.
About The Florida Lacrosse Showcase (FULC)
Based in Ponte Vedra, Fla., The Florida Showcase is an industry leading organization in producing impactful high-school and youth events across the Southeast. With 20 years of experience, FULC has proven to grow the sport of lacrosse while developing all levels of play for both boys and girls.