Delray Beach, Fla. (July 15, 2012) – ELEV|8 Sports Institute, an elite athletic developmental center based in Delray Beach, Fla., announced today the unveiling of their world-class lacrosse training program. The multi-sport training center has already been offering training excellence in baseball and basketball, and is now expanding into one of the fastest growing youth sports in the country, lacrosse. The lacrosse program, led by Snipers Lacrosse program founder, Tony Lowe, will offer instruction for all levels of players from the novice player just getting exposed to the game to the professional player looking to gain an edge in performance.
Earlier this year ELEV|8 entered into conversations with Lowe and Snipers Lacrosse, the largest youth lacrosse program in the Southeast, about working together to grow the sport of lacrosse and create a destination for best in class lacrosse training. An agreement was reached in recent weeks in which Snipers Lacrosse has been acquired and is now part of the ELEV|8 Sports Institute family. A former collegiate standout at Lehigh University, where he lead all of Division I in goals scored in 2003, Lowe brings over two decades of lacrosse experience and has been offering training camps, clinics, and competitive club teams for the last four years. In becoming part of the ELEV|8 Sports Institute the lacrosse athletes trained by Lowe will now additionally have the academy nine-month residential training program and performance training at the ELEV|8 Sports Institute.
“We are excited to work with Tony Lowe and now be in the lacrosse business. We plan to create an environment that allows the game and the young athletes that love it to grow by offering world-class skill training and performance training from the same performance coaches that train professional athletes,” said Don Uderitz, ELEV|8 CEO. “Our beautiful weather in Delray Beach will allow lacrosse players to train and play at a high level all year round.”
“This is a huge opportunity to help grow the game of lacrosse and allow high school players an unprecedented opportunity to enroll in a premier boarding school with a shared focus on academic and athletic development,” said Tony Lowe, Lacrosse Executive Director and Head Coach. “Our proven system of player development and collegiate exposure will open doors for our players that they would not have found in any other high school program and I am excited to welcome our first class for the 2012- 2013 school year.”
ELEV|8 Sports Institute will soon announce additional major developments including the addition of one of the most successful performance trainers in the world and the addition of several former professional athletes to the coaching staff, expansion into additional sports, and new sports-related concepts that will establish ELEV|8 Sports Institute as the premier training facility in the world.
About ELEV|8 Sports Institute
ELEV|8 Sports Institute is a multi-sport training center offering a multitude of programs including a residential nine month academy program, professional athlete training, high intensity training camps, and other customized training opportunities. ELEV|8 Sports Institute is a destination for athletes around the world to come to and improve their level of play offering sport specific training in basketball, baseball, lacrosse, and performance training. With the mission of ‘Training Excellence’ ELEV|8 is positioned to become a leader in the athlete training industry. For additional information please visit www.ELEV8SI.com.