Participant Selection Process
Eighty (80) of the top girls' high school lacrosse players from the classes of 2012, 2013 and potentially 2014, will be selected for the Champion© All-American Showcase, a US Lacrosse event. Participation in this event is by invitation only.
Player Eligibility Criteria
♦ Invitees are All-Americans
♦ Post high school graduates who continue to compete for a high school program are NOT eligible to be considered for the event.
♦ Players must be active healthy players on their current team, and must be of outstanding character, be in good standing in their school and community, and demonstrate great sportsmanship on and off the field.
♦ Players must be available to attend every aspect of the event (please refer to the posted schedule).
♦ Players must be current members (through July 31, 2012) of US Lacrosse to play. Membership status can be checked here.
♦ Invitees must submit a $130 registration and response card to US Lacrosse.
♦ Players selected to a team are responsible for all additional expenses, including but not limited to, travel costs (i.e. airfare) to and from the event and other incidentals.
2012 Champion All-American Showcase Coaches
US Lacrosse fielded a large pool of applicants from coaches around the country and selected eight coaches to guide the 2012 AAS girls' teams. The coaches submitted applications to a national women’s game selection committee, which then made final selections.
Applications were reviewed for girls' high school coaching experience, geographic representation, commitment to the sport of girls' lacrosse, and support of the US Lacrosse mission and vision.
The 2012 girls’ coaches and high school teams are:
Team Freedom – Coach Russell Mackey, Mt. Notre Dame (Ohio)
Team Freedom – Coach Shannon Nolan, Phoenix Country Day School (Ariz.)
Team Liberty – Coach Jessica Sardella, Walkersville (Md.)
Team Liberty – Coach Abby Mead, Green Hope (N.C.)
Team Pride – Coach Brooke Fritz, Radnor (Pa.)
Team Pride – Coach Emily Lovercheck, Parkway West (Mo.)
Team Spirit – Coach Katie Quist, Lawrence Academy (Mass.)
Team Spirit – Coach Stacey Williams, Bishop Moore Catholic (Fla.)
Contact person for event info & player selection info:
US Lacrosse Women’s Game Manager
410-235-6882 ext. 120