OUR MISSION: Honor, Inspire, empower and transform though Lacrosse.
Our coaches have been fortunate to have coached thousands of players with hundreds of them going on to the varsity college ranks. We even have developed pro indoor, pro outdoor, DI captains and DI college coaches too! If you want to be developed and mentored by coaches that have a proven track record then the HLA is a great choice.
What People are Saying
Below are some testimonials that we have received about The Hoosier Lacrosse Academy that we are excited to share with you.
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Being a part of Hoosier Lacrosse has been very rewarding for me. I’ve been a coach the last two summers, and I’ve used the skills that I’ve learned through Hoosier and tried teaching them to the youth kids that come play for us. When I first came to Hoosier I started out playing in the box program, which started to grow on me after the first game that I played in. It’s such a fast-paced sport, and I learned to use my box skills in the field game as well. Last summer I started playing in their summer league, and putting in all that work in both the box and field leagues helped me achieve the success that I’ve gained this last season playing for Purdue.
The Hoosier Lacrosse Academy is the way to go if you want to get the proper coaching you deserve and to increase your skills to the next level.
"Hoosier Lacrosse has done an excellent job at training my goalies to perform at the highest level. I have sent several players to them that were very new to the position. I had both of them return varsity caliber goalies. One has even gone on to play at the collegiate level."
I've played with Hoosier lacrosse in their box leagues and tournaments for multiple years now and I can say it's benefited me positively. I've learned a lot about lacrosse and improved in my field game through box. I think Hoosier box has benefited me greatly as a player and a person.
As the oldest, fattest, slowest, and least athletic participant in the Academy's programs, I can personally attest to the strength and effectiveness of Ken's system. I leave every session feeling stronger than when I started and my progress (as late as it is) as a lacrosse player is wholly attributable to Ken and the Academy's coaches.
On a more realistic note, as a former coach and administrator of Noblesville Youth Lacrosse (NYLAX), I can also attest to the rapid improvement and solid fundamental base that NYLAX players gain after participating in Ken's programs. I've seen as much as a 100% improvement in the stick skills and overall athletic ability gained by individuals after as little as a single session of box lacrosse or a "next level" camp hosted by the Academy. "Lax IQ" is the fundamental, core concept taught by Ken and it is an underlying priority with every kid, every team, and every season. As a Dad with 2 kids in Ken's Hoosier Select program (in addition to numerous summer and box programs), I can say with confidence that my boys wouldn't be the players that they are if it weren't for the Academy. If you are serious about lacrosse and want the best instruction (not necessarily the easiest or the "winningest", because winning is easy if you only play certain players rather than focusing on the development of the entire team), Ken and the Academy are the ONLY choice in Indiana!
Former President, Director of Finance, and 34 and 56 boy's Coach, Noblesville Youth Lacrosse
Hoosier Lacrosse Academy
425 E Clear Lake Ln. Westfield IN, 46074
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Hoosier Lacrosse is looking for a few great male and female coaches for our programs throughout Indiana. If you love lacrosse and teaching we would like to hear from you.
The Hoosier Lacrosse Academy is looking for a few great male and female coaches for our programs throughout Indiana. If you love lacrosse and teaching we would like to hear from you.
Lacrosse is considered one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States. The cost of outfitting a lacrosse team is less than hockey and football. In the last decade, the number of high school and youth teams has increased by 65 percent and the number of college and club teams has risen by 62 percent. There is a growing interest in the game among countries around the world which have never before been involved. Once a minor pastime played in the shadows of baseball stadiums in the Northeast of the United States, lacrosse has become a national sport with more than 200,000 active players.
Ironically, lacrosse also served as a preparation for war. Legend tells of as many as 1,000 players per side, from the same or different tribes, who took turns engaging in a violent contest. Contestants played on a field from one to 15 miles in length, and games sometimes lasted for days. Some tribes used a single pole, tree or rock for a goal, while other tribes had two goalposts through which the ball had to bass. Balls were made out of wood, deerskin, baked clay or stone.
Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States. Youth participation in the sport has grown over 77% since 2006 to nearly 400,000 in 2012. No sport has grown faster at the high school level over the last 10 years and there are now an estimated 282,000 high school players.
Lacrosse is also the fastest-growing sport over the last nine years at the NCAA level with 671 college teams in 2012, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. There are more than 500 college club programs, including nearly 200 women’s teams that compete at the US Lacrosse Intercollegiate Associates level.