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The Launch

Girls Winter Lacrosse Showcase

The Launch: Winter 2017 Lacrosse Showcase

This premier girls’ event allows players graduating

in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 to enter individually

and showcase themselves before Division II, III, and NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) college coaches while learning more about the game, networking with athletes and coaches, and acquiring more knowledge about the recruiting process. 



Sunday, December 3, 2017


The largest sports complex in the nation: Spooky Nook Sports Complex (indoor turf bubble)
2913 Spooky Nook Rd., Manheim, PA 17545


$180.00 per athlete


"I would love to help coach at The Launch Showcase. We attended the showcase last year and really enjoyed the event." - Coach Valerio, Head Women's Lacrosse Coach,Washington & Jefferson College


“A great experience for players wanting to continue in college! With useful information on what to do, and how to get recruited. Definitely recommend it!” - Madison Morabito, 2019 grad


“I loved the fact that I got the exposure to so many coaches without having to go to a national tournament.” - 2015 Launch Attendee


“The Launch Showcase is the best showcase I have ever been to!” - Anonymous, Google Survey 



Please Register Online for this event ASAP Click Here 


After you register, please click the player info, emergency and insurance waiver link to have your information in the college coaches’ book. This online form must be filled out before the showcase. 



8:00 am - 8:30 am
Check-in (pinnies will be distributed / teams will be assigned / head shots)
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Recruiting Meeting lead by TBD (to occur between games) to be attended by athlete and/or parent: explanation of the recruiting process and the ins and outs of what parents and athletes must know)
9:00 - 9:15 am
Meet field coach and warm-up w team to prevent injury
9:20 am - 10:00 am
Skills & Drills Clinic coached by accomplished college coaches: 
For Shooting Drills Team 1 & 6 on Field 1, Teams 2 & 5 on Field 2, Teams 3 & 4 on Field 3.
For All other Drills: TEAMS 1, 2, and 3 on Field 1. TEAMS 4, 5, and 6 on Field 2.
Shooting drills (10 min): Power Shots & Cut, Catch Feed, Shot
1 v 1 Gauntlet (15 min): Each D gets 4 simultaneous reps
1 v 2 Cornell (15 min): Applying and beating double teams
3 v 2 Virginia (20 minutes): Continuous up and down transition drill
10:10 am - 12:10 pm
Games 7 v 7 games 
12:15 pm
Showcase Teams announced. 
12:20 pm - 12:50 pm 
Showcase Game: Full field game including (2) 15 minute halves 
12:55 pm
Picture of Showcase Teams and All Coaches in middle of field

Great day of lacrosse inside the largest sports complex in the United States. 
FREE profile so coaches can quickly scan and review their athletic profile! (regularly $149/yr)
80+ minutes of drills and skills
Five 7 v 7 games.
College recruiting discussion lead by college coaches. 
Video of skills session and games available for purchase.
Top 30 athletes chosen to play in SHOWCASE game.
Network with college coaches and other athletes. 
Social media attention.
Thank you Gift Bag.

College Coaches REGISTERED TO ATTEND The Launch 2017:

Coach Joe Caruso from Albertus Magnus College

Coach Jen Willis from Albright College

Coach Natalie Moore from Amherst College

Coach Denise Roessler from Bryn Athyn College

Coach Danielle Bay from Cedar Crest College

Coach Alyssa Batty from Chatham University

Coach Ramona Walters from Delaware Valley University

Coach Rachel Smith from DeSales University

Coach Corinne Desrosiers from Florida Tech

Coach Katie Zichelli from Franklin & Marshall College

Coach Cat Thoreson from Goucher College

Coach Shannon Algeo from Gwynedd Mercy University

Coach Devin Schmidt from Immaculata University

Coach Naomi Radio from Juniata College

Coach Kayte Mills from Post University

Coach Courtney Grove from Seton Hill University

Coach Maddie Taghon from Shenandoah University

Coach Kelsey Van Alstyne from Slippery Rock University

Coach Thomas Otero from Southern Vermont College

Coach Elizabeth Gainer from University of Charleston, WV

Coach Alison Valerio from Washington & Jefferson College

College Coaches ATTEND The Launch 2016:

Joe Caruso from Albertus Magnus College

Jennifer Willis from Albright College

Meghan Els from Bard College

Shannon Hertz from Bloomsburg University

Hannah Corkery Collins from Castleton University

Danielle Bay from Cedar Crest College

Alyssa Batty from Chatham University

Cat Dioli from The College of Wooster

Rachel Smith from DeSales University

Xeni Barakos from East Stroudsburg University *

Emily Eddowes from Elizabethtown College

Taylor Frombaugh from Elizabethtown College

Katie Zichelli from Franklin and Marshall College *

Cat Thoreson from Goucher College

Devin K. Schmidt from Immaculata University

Naomi Radio from Juniata College

Whitney Boshart from Lock Haven University *

Taylor Weis from Lourdes University

Tricia Molfetta from Manhattanville College

Mia Hall from Millersville University

Brooke Fisher from Millersville University

Rachel Schneeberger from Nazareth College

Jackie Hoover from Nyack College

Noelle Powell from Penn State Abington

Courtney Grove from Seton Hill University *

Maddie Taghon from Shenandoah University

Nicole Miller from Shippensburg University

Jenny Wirth from Shippensburg University

Emily Hopkins from Slippery Rock University*

Ashley Pike from St. Lawrence University

Haley Preston from St. Lawrence University

Megan Clements from Stevens Institute of Technology

Jules Keeley from Stockton University

Elizabeth Gainer from University of Charleston

Kirkland Lewis from The University of the District of Columbia

Alison Valerio from Washington & Jefferson College *

Taylor Klevenz from Washington & Jefferson College *

Kate Slade from Widener University

Jillian Lontz from Wesley College

Kammie Towey from Wilkes University


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