Fields of Growth Volunteers Build a House for Batwa Pygmies in Uganda

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Fields of Growth Volunteers helped build a house for the Batwa Pygmies in Uganda last Summer. This video, which was edited by Adam Little, captures the impact FOG has been fighting to make. The volunteers, who are lead by Notre Dame assistant coach Kevin Dugan, are seen building a house from the ground up with a Batwa community. Read More…

Fields of Growth Update # 1 – John Christmas Checks In From Kampala

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John Christmas is a professional lacrosse player on the LXM Tour and Pro Rep for Maverik Lacrosse. He is currently traveling through Uganda, East Africa with Fields of Growth, and serving as the head men’s clinician for the D’Accardi Clinics sponsored by the Federation of International Lacrosse to support the development of the Uganda Lacrosse Union. Read More…

Maverik’s Christmas Heading Off To Uganda With Fields of Growth

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NEW YORK – August 8, 2011 – Maverik athlete and lacrosse ambassador John Christmas is off to Uganda this week with Fields of Growth founder and former Notre Dame midfielder Kevin Dugan. John will be assisting Dugan in his efforts to grow lacrosse in Uganda while also performing much needed development work in rural Ugandan villages. Read More…

John Christmas, Kyle Sweeney & Brian Dougherty Lacrosse Camps

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Pinnacle Lacrosse Camp by Lacrosse Evolution presents top-notch positional camps with John Christmas, Kyle Sweeney & Brian Dougherty. Spots are filling up quickly, so sign up today. Read More…

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LEAPS Lacrosse Expands Mission to Linden, New Jersey

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LEAPS Lacrosse continues to expand its mission across the East Coast. On May 7th they made their way to Linden, NJ, to teach newcomers about the sport of lacrosse. All it took was a neighborhood mom to get in contact with John Christmas of LEAPS. Read More…

Maverik Lacrosse: Hooked Featuring John Christmas



Maverik athlete and co-founder of L.E.A.P.S. Lacrosse (Lacrosse, Education, Attitude, Perseverance and Success) John Christmas is the latest athlete to be featured in the “Soldiers Exposed” series produced by Maverik Films Director Jay Jalbert.

LEAPS Lacrosse is More Than Inspiring



Eric Gregg and John Christmas are dedicated to bringing the sport of lacrosse into the inner city of Philadelphia. The included video describes the involvement and commitment of the community and companies to develop LEAPS in Philly.

Christmas Comes Early for Cincinnati Lacrosse Players

Christmas Comes Early for Cincinnati Lacrosse Players



Long Island City, NY – November 3, 2010 – Christmas is coming early for lacrosse players in Cincinnati, that’s John Christmas. On Saturday, November 20th, all time lacrosse great and Maverik Lacrosse representative John Christmas will be sharing his knowledge of lacrosse and love for the game.

Grip ‘N Rip: John Christmas

Grip ‘N Rip: John Christmas



This week, our latest installment in the LPG “Grip ‘N Rip” series is Pro player, former UVA All-American and LEAPS founder, John Christmas. John talks about why he likes to have a high pocket and what shoes he is rocking this Fall.

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Boathouse Sports Donates Uniforms and Sponsors Inaugural L.E.A.P.S. "PRO" Benefit Game and Clinic



Philadelphia, PA – September 13, 2010 – Boathouse Sports, a Philadelphia-based manufacturer of custom team athletic apparel, today announced that it will be donating uniforms and sponsoring the inaugural LEAPS “PRO” Benefit Game and Clinic on Saturday, September 18th at The Agnes Irwin School in Rosemont, PA. Professional lacrosse players John Christmas, Matt Striebel, Kyle Sweeney and many more will be present.