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Madlax-Maryland & Virginia Summer 2017 Season

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the SUMMER 2017 SEASON!

Madlax-Maryland & Virginia Summer Season

For Advanced 2nd-11th Grade Boys
2017-2026 High School Graduation Years.
The Premier Boys Lacrosse Travel Program in the Greater DC area. One of the Top in the Nation since 1996! 

www.madlax.com/summer

New Players:


ONLY NEW Players MUST Register for Summer 2017 Season Tryouts

Current/Returning Players:


Current, returning and those who make team after May/June Tryouts Register Here to LOCK Roster spot for Summer 2017.

Welcome to the Summer 2017 Season

Are you ready for an amazing summer with one of the premier lacrosse clubs in the country? Madlax is looking for new, talented players to help improve all of our existing teams. So if you're currently in 2nd-11th grades now and committed for the summer season REGISTER today!

If you are new to Madlax please read about our comprehensive All-Stars program here, www.madlax.com/allstars. Madlax is the premier program in the greater DC area and attends only the most elite invitational tournaments and all-star events! You have to play for Madlax if you want to attend the best events that NO other clubs in the DC area attend. 

See you at tryouts in early June!

SUMMER 2017 TRYOUTS:

Updated: coming soon
(subject to small changes)

Please attend all tryouts for your grade. We actually run these tryouts like practices as we evaluate players to create new teams and start putting in offenses and defenses since the season starts June 10. If you have to miss for academics or injury please email info@madlax.com and we can likely accommodate you in a practice between June 5-9. 

Tryout Locations:
St. Andrew's School 
Flint Hill Upper School 
Cooper Middle School
St. John Academy

Dates/Times: coming soon...

Note: Madlax Start of Year is June, not August. Our Program Year is June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018. 
So, if your son makes a Madlax team this summer based on the June tryouts he is AUTOMATICALLY selected as well for a new Madlax state team in fall 2017. This means he does NOT need to attend tryouts for any other program in late August knowing he is already accepted and part of the best program in the DC area again next school year! 


Summer 2016 Player Gear!


Ricky Miezan, 2018AAA Capital, Midfield. UNC Commit.


Emmett Barger, 2019AAA, Attack


Finlay MacKnight, 2020AAA, Attack


Nick Woodard, 2020AAA, Defense/LSM



ICAL & NGIN APP - Calendars for Madlax Teams

EVERYTHING FOR YOUR SON; practices, games, tournament with all details are posted on the Calendar & mobile APP for your team. We update it almost daily. We strongly encourage you to follow your sons team(s) using both of these features. 

Mobile APP
SportsEngine, SE, our website host company, provides Madlax a FREE, robust and cool mobile APP to Madlax families. Be sure to download the APP on your phones and follow your sons team! From your IPhone or Google Play Store simply search for SportsEngine. After installing the APP be sure follow your sons team. Be sure to turn on notifications and alerts so you are made aware of all updates! 

Calendar
From your main desktop computer, you should copy the ICAL URL below (beginning with word webcal....) for the specific team that you want to follow. Then paste it to your google calendar or MAC Calendar. If your phone is linked to your desktop which it likely is already, you will get the team schedule on your IPhone or android phone calendar. Then all updates will happen automatically when we make changes.

ICAL URL: Calendar Feeds to Copy:
2018 Capital:  webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=792032
2018 MDVA:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=2378868
2019 Capital:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=1398002
2019 MDVA:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=2378864
2020 Capital:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=768347
2020 MDVA:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=2378844
2021 Capital:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=792082
2021 MDVA:    webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=2378851
2022 Capital:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=766007
2022 MDVA:    webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=2378854
2023 Capital:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=1397904
2023 MDVA:    webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=2378856
2024 Capital:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=1241632
2024 MDVA:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=2378860
2025 Capital:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=2213795
2026 Capital:   webcal://capital.madlax.com/ical_feed?tags=2689309


Parents Roles in Madlax All-Stars


You Should be Proud!

Your son just made a very, very strong lacrosse program and is going to get a lot better this spring and summer if he commits and works hard. He is a talented and athletic young man and has a very bright future. Now that he has made it I want to remind returning parents and inform new parents of how we see your roles ideally in Madlax All-Stars.

Stay Positive and Supportive!

We know it's an exciting time to watch your boys play on game day and it can be frustrating at times, trust me, we know. All coaches are trained, experienced and understand the game at a high level having played and/or coached at the collegiate level. We have specific training plan and goals within each team. We simply ask that you are always trusting and supportive of the coaches. If you have an issue with a coach please email the directors but never address a coach right after a game or directly. 

By being supportive of Madlax and the coaches and understanding and trusting of our process you're helping the boys develop their passion for the game of lacrosse. You are also making it such a more fun environment for them to play in.  Although Madlax plays the best players to win in league games and playing time is never guaranteed (read written playing time policy here), we are not a win at all cost club. In fact, it is more important that we are developing the boys skills and overall understanding of the lacrosse while acting in line with our C.A.S.E. initiative. Ideally we are enabling the boys to have fun while they work hard to improve. There is a greater chance of this happening for your sons if you stay positive and supportive! 

Don't talk to your son or coach from the sideline.

When the parents scream 'SHOOT!' or 'PASS!' or "Just RUN!" it is distracting and confusing for them. Often times it is just plain wrong and frustrating for coaches. It's hard not to get caught up in it for players this young. It is VERY hard. We get that. We know we even have some parents who have played college lacrosse but even those parents must refrain from coaching and speaking to your sons. Talk with your sons all you want after the game or before but please...NOTHING during the game. Let him learn and enjoy the experience on his own. Also please never stand on the bench sideline or on the endline if possible. We would also strongly encourage you that when you do speak with your son about lacrosse that it is positive and about his effort and attitude more than about plays or mistakes he made on the field. You will burn him out if that is all he hears and he just wont want to play anymore for risk of being scolded in the car ride home. Try to celebrate assists more than goals, ground balls more than hits and being coachable and a good teammate more than anything else. 

THANK YOU!

We understand you are making a sacrifice and taking a lot of time and spending a lot of money in having your sons play Madlax. We take this fact seriously and therefore try to maximize our time with them. The players who commit and attend the most will have the greatest experiences. Thank you for bringing them to every practice and game and taking on these simple roles as a Madlax parent. Please communicate early and often if you have to miss something or be late for academic or personal reasons. We look forward to a fun and very successful season coaching your boys!

ENJOY the Season! 

Play with Passion,
Cabell Maddux, Founder & Pres.