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Maverik Lacrosse Releases Maverik U with Joe Cinosky

NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 – Maverik Lacrosse today released “Defending GLE” the latest instructional video in the Maverik University video series starring standout MLL/NLL defenseman, Minnesota Head Coach and founder of Lakeshore Lacrosse, Joe Cinsoky. Read More…

NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 – Maverik Lacrosse today released “Defending GLE” the latest instructional video in the Maverik University video series starring standout MLL/NLL defenseman, Minnesota Head Coach and founder of Lakeshore Lacrosse, Joe Cinsoky.

In Maverik’s latest video, Cinosky breaks down how to defend goal line extended(GLE) by using the crease to your advantage and playing the body through strategically placed checks.

“Defending GLE” is valuable for any defenseman that is looking to fine tune their skills and learn from one of the best players to ever pick up a long pole. Click here to view “Defending GLE” on Maverik Film’s YouTube channel and make sure to visit the Maverik Lacrosse Facebook page for the latest gear, news and updates on all Maverik athletes.

“As bigger, faster and more athletic players continue to pick up the game of lacrosse, fine tuning position specific skills,like defending around the crease, becomes more and more important.” said Cinosky. “The Maverik U series is agreat asset to any player looking for instruction that may not otherwise be available to him.”

Cinosky’s lacrosse career highlights include being a member of Team USA which won the gold at the 2010 World Championships in Manchester, England and winning a Major League Lacrosse Championship with Toronto Nationals in 2009. Joe currently plays professionally for the Chesapeake Bayhawks in Major League Lacrosse andfor the Minnesota Swarm in the NLL. Cinosky’s high school career was equally as impressive. Joe was a 2X High School Defenseman of the Year, 2X All-American and was instrumental in Mountain Lakes High School capturing the New Jersey State Championship his senior year.

“Joe is a strong ambassador for lacrosse and our brand,” said John Gagliardi,founder and President of Maverik Lacrosse. “In addition to being an extremely talented player, Joe has quickly become an accomplished coach through his involvement in the Minnesota youth lacrosse community and The University of Minnesota. We are proud to have him represent Maverik and teach the sport the way it should be taught.”

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