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Cleveland Development Day  Lacrosse · Male

Season:
Fall 2019
Starts:
Oct 10 ’19
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Individual Fees
Regular $75.00 + 5.0% Processing Fee

Dear Players, Parents & Coaches;

We are pleased to announce that we be will hosting a Face-Off Development Day in Cleveland, OH. The clinic will take place at Force Sports (Richmond Location) on October 10th from 6:00-8:00PM.

Face-off training will be led by Coaches Joe Nardella and Noah Rak. Coach Nardella is the current Faceoff Specialist for the PLL Whipsnakes. Joe has made a name for himself in the Premier Lacrosse League ranking top 3 in FO percentage and ground balls. Coach Nardella was a standout at Rutgers University where he was named an All-American, an Academic All-American, Big Ten Specialist of the Year, 3x All Conference, and ranked top 5 in the nation in FO win % 3 years in a row. Coach Nardella is a 2X MLL All-Star and has solidified himself as a top 3 FO specialist in the world. Lastly, Joe notched 4 years of collegiate coaching experience serving as an Assistant at Harvard University. 

Coach Rak was the Hounds' 30th overall pick in the 2018 MLL Collegiate Draft. A product of UMass-Amherst, Coach Rak ranked second in the CAA and 15th in the nation with a 59.3 face off win percentage. His 506 career wins and 278 ground balls are a UMass record. He was also named NEILA All-Region First Team and All-CAA First Team. In his first professional season, Coach Rak took a total of 170 faceoffs while starting several games and accumulating 31 career ground balls. Coach Rak currently serves as the Dallas Rattlers faceoff specialist.

Our FOF Development Day includes:

  • FOF warm-up that emphasizes the importance of hand speed/coordination and antagonistic stretching.
  • Following, training will consist of fundamental and technical reinforcement, advanced moves, counters, proper footwork, and body positioning. Drilling will be competition based and take place in small groups (sorted by age and ability).
  • The clinic will conclude with our signature Faceoff Factory tournament. We will be filming the players during their live competition reps. Players will be given access to the film once it is uploaded. Spots are very limited and will close quickly. Please register as soon as possible.

Why Faceoff Factory?

Here at Faceoff Factory, we take pride in our grassroots approach. We have had great success with the curriculum we have developed and tested over the course of 5 years. Our training has translated to proper faceoff technique and fundamentals that will ensure immediate and prolonged success at the faceoff position.

Additionally, students will be introduced to and challenged to master core fundamentals, advanced moves and techniques, counters, disruptions, anticipation tactics, proper footwork, appropriate body positioning, tie-up strategy, and situational IQ.

Coaches (Free of charge) - Our clinics are always open to coaches, free of charge. We allow coaches to take notes, record video, and ask questions during/following the event.  This is a great way for coaches to get right in on the action, learn from the staff, reinforce what their players learn, and further educate themselves.

Cost: $75.00 per player. 

Address: 26555 Richmond Rd, Bedford Heights, OH 44146

*THIS CLINIC IS FOR ALL AGES.

Please direct any questions to James Angelicola (Director of Operations) at 315-256-6106 or jamesangelicola@gmail.com

Thanks and best regards,

Faceoff Factory

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