If your pre-k, elementary, or middle school aged boy or girl lives within the boundaries of the West Potomac, Mount Vernon, Hayfield or Edison High School pyramids, including Fort Belvoir, they can play Fort Hunt Lacrosse. Confirm your HS Pyramid by entering your address in the Fairfax County school boundary locator at:
All teams, all age groups have started the season!
Boys 8U and 6U Registration remains open through mid-May.
For details use the big red REGISTER button to the right so you don’t miss any of the fun!
About Fort Hunt Youth Lacrosse (FHYL):
Our goal is to provide the best possible opportunity for our youth to have fun, learn valuable life lessons, increase their fitness, improve their lacrosse skills, and compete to win at this historic North American sport.
"The fastest game on two feet!"
We play competitve lacrosse across Northern Virginia under the auspices of the Northern Virginia Youth Lacrosse League (NVYLL) (10U - 14U or 3rd - 8th grade).
Pre-K - 2nd grade/6U and 8U play locally as a "House League."
West Potomac HS - Fort Hunt Lacrosse Night and Tournament
Greetings, Fort Hunt Families! Please see below for info regarding Fort Hunt Lacrosse Night at the West Potomac Girl's Lacrosse game next Friday night and a fun lacrosse tournament at the high school this Saturday.
Many of our Fort Hunt Lacrosse "graduates" go on to play high school lacrosse at West Potomac and Coach Lopez-Yusuf encourages players of all ages to come out and support the school.
WEST POTOMAC GIRLS LACROSSE
invites you to
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
FORT HUNT YOUTH ATHLETICS
Friday, April 27, 2018 - West Potomac vs. Hayfield
Jeffrey C. Dietze Stadium
6:00 pm - JV Game
7:10 pm - Senior Night Celebration
7:30 pm - Varsity Girls Game
Wear your Fort Hunt Youth pinnie or jerseyand:
· Get in free!
· Get a free West Potomac t-shirt!
· Be part of the Senior Night tunnel for the pre-game festivities!
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BATTLE ON THE POTOMAC
GIRLS LACROSSE TOURNAMENT - Saturday, April 21, 2018
Please join us for great lacrosse games, Chick-fil-a,
plus free fun games for youth players!
Wear your Fort Hunt Youth pinnie or jersey
to get in free!
10am: Falls Church v Patuxent & West Potomac v Westfield
11am: Wakefield v Calvert
11:45 – 12:15 – Free Fun Games For Fans!
1pm: Westfield v Falls Church & Patuxent v Wakefield
Fort Hunt Boys Lax Commissioner Update for March 2018
·Games begin on 24 March (no game schedule published yet)
oPlease advise your coaches of your family plans for Easter/Spring break as early as possible.
oIf your player is in public school or follows the FCPS calendar, and can be in town on 24 March for the season opener, that would be a big help to the program.
oLikewise, if your kid follows the Catholic school calendar and can be back for the 7 April games, that would be a big help.
§FCPS Spring Break is 26 – 30 March
§Catholic School Easter Vacation is 29 March – 6 April
Easter Sunday is 1 April (no games March 31 & April 1)
6U/Scoopers season kicks off 8 April and continues to May 20th
No games Memorial Day Weekend (26/27 May)
Playoffs are first two weekends in June
oWe completed evaluations, age-group practices, drafts, team assignments, field assignments and the beginning of pre-season team practices on schedule
oWe had the largest turn out of any program at the 11 Feb Marymount annual NVYLL Coaches Meeting and Rules Update, and the follow-on Level One US Lacrosse Developing the Individual Athlete (DIA) Coaching Clinic
oAlmost two dozen Fort Hunt coaches have certified level 1 with US Lacrosse
§Up 300% year to year
§Men’s and Women’s games
§Our goal is 100% of the coaches certify
oFHYAA hosted a PCA Double-Goal Coach I: Coaching for Winning and Life Lessons clinic 13 Feb at CSMS with several FHYL coaches in attendance
oWe awarded one new lacrosse stick to Tim Glasow for meeting the February player recruiting challenge. Congrats Coach Glasow!
oWe began a free weekly goalie clinic at CSMS Sundays 4 – 6 pm and are averaging 6 players and 3 coaches in attendance
§All of our teams have access to at least one set of high quality goalie protective gear and professionally-strung stick
§We are always looking to train more goalies!
oFour members of our community helped run a “Learn to Play” clinic sponsored by the Washington, DC public school system and hosted by Teddy Roosevelt High School on 24 Feb. Thank you Caleb, Christine, and Coach Spencer!
oWe hosted six scrimmages for 12U and 14U on 24/25 Feb to both help us prepare for full-field action and give our local referees some pre-season training
oWe ordered the boys’ uniform shorts. They are a cool plaid
·Coaches Meetings (schedule TBD) to prepare our benches for regulation games and home team responsibilities
oField set up/take down
oSportsmanship emphasis above all
·NCAA lacrosse is in full swing with lots of local opportunities. Please ask your coaches for ideas on what games to watch and if you would like to make a team event out of it. Navy, Univ of Maryland College Park, Georgetown are convenient and fantastic venues to watch top level DI play. Add Baltimore and the world is your lacrosse oyster.
·US Lacrosse Level 1 Coaching Clinics (last two local)