FHS Lacrosse Face-off Dinner

Mike Staub
Friendswood High School Head Coach

December 4, 2015

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Friendswood High School Boy’s Lacrosse kicked off the 2015/16 season with the annual Face-off dinner at Friendswood High School cafeteria on Friday, December 4, 2015.Forty-three players and their families enjoyed a dinner and the opportunity to learn about the events of the upcoming season. The Varsity and Junior Varsity teams will be led by Head Coach Mike Staub and Assistant Coaches Dave Heintschel, T.J. Benson and Jake Harris.

The guest speaker for the evening was two time NCAA Division II champion Limestone College Saints Head Coach J.B. Clarke. He challenged the players to support each other on and off the field as well as to take leadership roles within the student body. He also discussed the importance of character and providing community service.

The evening was completed with the team and parents having the opportunity to mingle with Coach J.B. Clarke and his coaching staff along with the Friendswood High School coaching staff. Friendswood High School Boy’s Lacrosse will host Kingwood for a scrimmage this Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Henry Winston Stadium. The season will officially kick off with home games on Friday, January 29 at 5:30 p.m. Jr. Varsity and 7:30 p.m. Varsity games.

Coaching staff partnered with Friendswood High School Boy’s Lacrosse for a 2 day camp December 5-6. and the Limestone College Men’s Lacrosse Staff provided a different take on fall lacrosse camps, with top notch instruction, skill development, and collegiate evaluation came to Friendswood’s backyard. Saints Lacrosse Mini-Camps are designed to take players of all ages and skill levels and develop their overall game through focus on learning and improving in a competitive environment. Coach Clarke personally ran each field session. This event included individual position development, team work, group dynamics and play, game management, 6v6 field scrimmages, and a focused discussion on academic preparation and recruitment talk. Forty-six players from fourth grade through twelfth participated at Henry Winston Stadium.