Pitman, NJ – In preparation for the spring lacrosse season, the HEADstrong Lacrosse Club™ in partnership with New Jersey based sports complex, Total Turf Experience located at 614 Lambs Rd, Pitman, NJ 08071 will host a positional clinic with proceeds supporting the HEADstrong Foundation™ on Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 12:00-4:00PM.
The pre-season instructional clinic will provide players with an incredible and fun-filled lacrosse learning experience led by some of the best players in the game.
HEADstrong has assembled a panel of positional specialists to provide the highest level of instruction. This is an opportunity for players at any level to enhance their lacrosse knowledge and skillset.
Details of Positional Clinic
Date: Sunday March 30, 2014
Location: Total Turf (614 Lambs Rd, Pitman, NJ 08071)
Who: Boys Ages 8-18
Cost: $100.00 per player
Equipment: Full Gear Including Mouth Guard Is Required (Please Bring Water)
Michael Colleluori (Midfield Specialist): Hofstra University, HEADstrong Foundation
Jack Forster (Offensive Specialist): Penn State, MLL Chesapeake Bayhawks
Steven DeNapoli (Defensive Specialist): Hofstra University, Rochester Rattlers
Dan Henneghan (Face-Off Specialist): Penn State, LXM Pro
Dave Mullen (Goalie): Univ. of Delaware, Hill School- Head Coach
Other Special Guests
“We truly value any time that we have the chance to share our knowledge of the game and empower our network of player advocates to promote the positive message of the HEADstrong Foundation. Players can expect to a 4 hour session packed with developmental and positional specific drilling with high reps and quick tempo led by the professional lacrosse players. We wish to thank Total Turf Experience for their commitment to our cause and for helping us to get aHEAD of cancer.” Michael Colleluori, HEADstrong Vice President and Nick’s Brother
The HEADstrong Lacrosse Club™ believes heavily in preaching values and character development and has worked diligently to engrain this into their clinic curriculum. Clinics specialize in being a positive influence in the community, helping to share life lessons, inspirational stories of hope from guest speakers including local cancer patients. The hope of the HEADstrong Lacrosse Clinic is to leave an everlasting impression which helps to give a broader perspective on life not just the game of lacrosse.
Additionally, proceeds from HEADstrong Lacrosse Clinic directly support the HEADstrong Foundation™ and the programs and services that they provide to patients and families affected by blood cancers.
About HEADstrong Foundation
The HEADstrong Foundation™ is a 501(c)(3) committed to being a resource for blood cancer patients and their families, helping them to navigate the harrowing ordeal of cancer by providing essential services to improve quality of life.
HEADstrong™ is an athletic rooted organization that serves the cancer community by granting direct financial assistance to those financially impacted as a result of the disease, by providing complimentary long-term housing and amenities for those traveling to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for cancer related treatments through Nick’s House™, by funding innovative blood cancer research through the Nicholas E. Colleluori Lymphoma research fund, by serving family meals and offering outlets of entertainment for those receiving care at hospitals, by delivering comfort kits to newly hospitalized patients preparing for treatment or transplant and by lending an arm of support through their peer to peer advocacy group.
The blueprints for the Foundation were conceptualized by Nicholas “HEAD” Colleluori in 2006, while he underwent treatment for non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, which ultimately claimed his life. Today, Nick’s vision is being fulfilled through the relentless efforts of his family, athletes and supporters across the country uniting in the fight against blood cancers.
For more information on the HEADstrong Foundation™ please visit to www.HEADstrong.org.
About Total Turf Experience
Total Turf Experience (TTE) is the only dedicated indoor soccer, baseball/softball, arena football, lacrosse and field hockey facility in the Gloucester County area. TTE is on 22 acres that consists of six professional-style, lighted indoor fields featuring turf field, for fast action, fun sports and local training. The complex also offers outdoor fields and 5 acres of secure, lighted parking. No matter what the weather conditions are, day or night, TTE provides athletes with a safe, clean and friendly atmosphere for sports enjoyment.