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Advanced 2nd-12th Grade Boys
2026-2036 Graduation Years.
First Look Tryouts in July.
Open Flex Tryouts after Labor Day.
Practices start after Labor Day and go until weekend prior to Thanksgiving. Tournaments are in October, November and December.  
The Premier Boys Lacrosse Travel Program in the Greater DC area...and one of the top in the Nation!

Register HERE for Fall 2024 Tryouts (new players) for Capital or DMV or for the Season (returners & invited players) Here

PLAY WITH PASSION - The Madlax Culture! 

1. Always Compete! Play hard, fast and tough with high-level skill and game IQ.
2. Be a GREAT teammate! Do the right thing, be unselfish and always put  the team first.
3.  Be Positive & Have Fun! Smile, hug, and encourage.

Madlax is grateful to be  #1 ranked lacrosse program in the greater DMV (DC, MD, VA) and has had teams ranked #1 in the entire country in many grades the last 10 plus years. Most of our Capital teams, 2025-2031, are ranked in the top 20 in the nation for their grade!  2032-2034 have already proven they too are going to be top ranked once ranking start for those grades. 

This success is because of our culture and style of play, not just the amazing athletes and coaches who are impressive also.  Our culture is set up so the boys develop at a faster rate than any other club in the area. We play a style that is fast, fun, unselfish and hard to stop or beat. We have placed to colleges better than any other club in the area by far since 1996. See proof,  We do also have the DC area's best and most experienced coaches plus some of the very best athletes on our teams.

Madlax is the only VA and DC program who is a member of the prestigious NLF-National Lacrosse Federation and the NAL-North American Lacrosse, elite club organizations that run the nation's most competitive invitation only tournaments. 

We have roster spots open on EVERY SINGLE TEAM. We have seven full-time directors who will treat you like family and provide your son an opportunity to have an overall amazing life experience through lacrosse. 

REGISTER your child(ren) today for tryouts so he can play with the best! 



MIssed 1st Look tryouts in July. No problem!  You can register now for our 'Open Flex' tryouts which are after Labor Day! See below for details and email: if you have any questions!

Tryout & Practice Locations:
Landon School - Turf Stadium or Freed Field (Bethesda, MD)
O'Connell High School - Turf Stadium & Baseball Outfield (Arlington, VA)
Langley School - Turf Field (McLean, VA)
Nottoway Park - Turf Field #4 (Vienna, VA)
Quantum Field - Turf (Vienna, VA)
Lewinsville Park - Grass Field (McLean, VA)

'OPEN FLEX' Tryouts Dates by Graduation Year

9/8: 11:30-1pm @ Landon
9/15: 10-11:30am @ Landon

9/8: 10-11:30am @ Landon
9/15: 10-11:30am @ Landon

9/8: 1-2:30pm @ Landon
9/15: 11:30-1pm @ Landon

9/4: 6:15-7:30pm @ Langley Fork Park
9/7: 3-4:30pm @ Landon

9/4: 5-6:15pm @ Langley Fork Park
9/7: 4:40-6pm @ Nottoway Park

9/3: 5-6:15pm @ Langley Fork Park
9/7: 3:20-4:40pm @ Nottoway Park

9/3: 6:15-7:30pm @ Langley Fork Park
9/7: 2-3:20pm @ Nottoway Park

9/5: 6:15-7:30pm @ Langley Fork Park
9/7: 3:30-5pm @ Langley School (Not the High School)

9/5: 5-6:15pm @ Langley Fork Park
9/7: 2-3:30pm @ Langley School (Not the High School)

9/5: 5-6:15pm @ Langley Fork Park
9/7: 2-3:30pm @ Langley School (Not the High School)


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Cant make First Look Tryouts in July? Then 'OPEN FLEX' Tryouts are perfect for you! 

From Labor Day through October 1st, we will also continue to offer our exclusive 'Open Flex' tryouts which are essentially rolling style tryouts. This now means your son(s) will tryout at any Madlax practice for his grade anytime in September. (once scheduled).  

1. Register for a tryout clicking the blue REGISTER button above.
2. Email to schedule and confirm a tryout date.
3. Schedule a practice to attend to be evaluated that fits your schedule. 
4. Practice schedules for September/October will be published here,

In order to make your lives easier, Madlax will offer "Open Flex Tryouts" which essentially is a 'rolling' style evaluation process. Your son will have multiple opportunities to be evaluated in workouts and practices that we schedule Labor Day 1 thru October 1st. Once we see your registration for tryouts we only need to see you son play once or twice before we will be able to hopefully make him an offer to join one of our amazing teams. 

We hope these flexible tryout option helps Madlax attract the very best athletes once again so we can have a top ranked team in every grade.  Due to high demand, we plan to offer a DMV team at every grade except the very youngest where we only have 1 team. We already have some very strong DMV A level teams in those grades since our DMV teams often practice with our Capital AAA level teams.  


Welcome to the Fall Season with Madlax All-Stars!

Madlax All-Stars is a Comprehensive Elite Lacrosse and  Character Building Program for Boys.

The fall Madlax All-Stars season will run from late July (tryouts) until Thanksgiving and offers three segments for your son to play lacrosse, get better and have fun! We are constantly creating programs so your amazing boys can continue to develop, have fun and compete on the highest level while learning from THE BEST COACHES in the DMV. 

1. Practices/Scrimmages/Speed: 2nd-8th grade teams will have two practices most weeks. One on a weeknight after 5pm and one on a weekend on either Saturday afternoon or early Sunday morning. High school teams will typically only practice once a week on either Saturday afternoon or early Sunday morning (since they are hopefully playing JV or Varsity school sports).  In addition, we will hold speed and explosion workouts once a weeknight directed by a professionally certified speed trainer (likely SSI again). All practice sessions are 75-90 minutes broken up as 30-45 minutes of  technical,  positional  skill work followed by 30-45 minutes of live half or full field. The live half & full field drills will be a way to input team concepts (offenses, defenses, rides, clears, EMO/MDD) as we prepare the boys for upcoming fall tournaments.  Players who attend these sessions can expect shooting, dodging, feeding, defense, speed, goalie and face-off specific training. The scrimmages will be fun, fast and with lighter body contact as we respect athletes bodies but we will build up the contact before games and tournaments. 

2. Tournaments/Games: All Teams will play in competitive and carefully selected team tournaments! High School boys can expect 3-4 events, while 2nd-8th grade teams will compete in 2-3 team tournaments or play days in October and November!  High school teams will attend the highest level college recruiting tournaments on weekends where college coaches will watch them play.  Youth teams (2026-2032) will compete against the best teams nationally in all-star tournaments on weekends.  Each team will have a varied schedule which we will ultimately share and post on this page and the Master Calendar

3. Clinics: Optional and extra focused positional clinics will be offered for EVERY LEVEL Madlax All-Star athlete.  Elite goalie, advanced face-off, dodging, shooting, defense clinics for all grades will be offered.  Clinics are detailed here, Madlax Academy players all receive 15% off and should email to receive this code before registering. 

Note: The fall season usually ends right before Thanksgiving. In the winter expect Madlax boys to play box lacrosse indoors on the Capital Northstars Box Team, CBLL indoor box league and/or positional clinics.  More information & details are here,

Play With Passion - Madlax Coaches

The Top 16 Clubs in North America including Madlax, the only DC area member club, compete against each other in exclusive ultra high level events.

A premier lacrosse association that holds elite level events in the fall and summer. Madlax is a co-founder and the only DC area member!

Fall Training Schedule:

CLICK HERE to see the MASTER SCHEDULE for all teams.
CLICK HERE to see your team specific page that includes his team calendar for only his team. 

  • 2024 Madlax-Capital. Battle on the Bay Champions Fall 2018

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 year 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!

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. The Directors and coaches have a 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 a much 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 during games. 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. 


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, Madlax Founder

Playing Time Philosophy for Madlax All-Stars Teams

Madlax plays to win in tournaments and spring league games that have a Championship. So, some boys will not play at all unless we are leading comfortably in Championship format tournaments or spring league games. That score lead amount is the head coaches decision as it varies from team to team.  In scrimmages or play days or showcases where there is NOT a championship we will play everyone although it will still not be even time.  Ideally, Madlax  coaches can play everyone in games evenly and still be able to win a game no matter what the format.  You will learn, however, that that doesn't always happen.

Playing time is not guaranteed or promised for any player on any team. It is earned. The coaches have the right to play the best players to help Madlax teams win any game. If players miss practices coaches reserve the right to not play or limit playing time in games and tournaments. That said, in high school recruiting tournaments or showcases, Madlax coaches will make every effort to play every player evenly.   Coaches will almost always use a set EMO and MDD team which alters playing time as well. 

Boys should address playing time concerns directly with their coach on their own at any point, but again, never the parents. Boys might ask, "Coach, what can I do or what do I need to do better to earn more playing time?"  If parents still want to discuss playing time they may email a director 24 hours after a game but should never address a coach on the field regarding playing time.

It is our wish that all parents try to remain positive and support the TEAM your son is on rather than focus solely on his playing minutes. Parents are requested to encourage their sons to work harder in practice to earn playing time. Practices are where the most improvement is made and playing time is truly earned.

That said, the Madlax directors and coaches understand it is hard to watch your son not play. Please trust that we are working hard in practices to help your son improve and we hope he is as well so eventually he is getting more minutes. We always try to preach that a player who has 1 shift in a game or 15 shifts can have equal impact if you treat every shift as a chance to prove yourself.  Finally, practices are where players improve the most and earn playing time more so than in games so emphasize attendance there for your son.

Thanks for your support. Best of luck to your sons.

Play With Passion - Madlax Directors and Coaches