Toggle Menu

THE ULTIMATE LACROSSE CHALLENGE

Summer Lacrosse Experience for Top ELITE Youth Players in the Nation


JULY 17-19, (2023-2024) JULY 19-21, (2021-2022)
$650


JOHN HOPKINS FIELDS

Homewood Field - John Hopkins

NATIONAL ELITE CHALLENGE
will be held at
HOMEWOOD FIELD

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

 



POWERED BY NIKE

NIKE sponsoring National Elite

NATIONAL ELITE LACROSSE IS PROUD TO BE POWERED BY NIKE

 

 

WHAT WE ARE

National Elite Challenge is a summer lacrosse experience for top youth players in the Nation. Whether you are a goalie, midfielder, attackman or defender, National Elite will help prepare you to compete at the highest level in an ever changing competitive world of lacrosse.

WHAT SETS US APART

Our program is unique...
We teach our young players how to become complete lacrosse players.
This includes three training components:


throwing, catching, guarding, ground balls


working in pairs, fours, sixes, and complete teams.


leadership, sportsmanship, compassion, courage

 

RICHIE MEADE'S NATIONAL ELITE CHALLENGE

Coach Richie Meade

JOHN HOPKINS - HEAD COACH PIETRAMALA

An outstanding motivator, sound tactician, true believer in the fundamentals and a high character individual, Coach Meade clearly understands what it takes to be successful and how to bring out the very best in a young man. read more

NORTH CAROLINA - HEAD COACH BRESCHI

Coach Meade's an incredible leader and mentor of young men in the game of Lacrosse. His camp will generate amazing results both on and off the field. The focus on Lacrosse fundamentals, mental toughness and Leadership separates Coach Meade camps from all others in  youth Lacrosse." read more


VIRGINIA - HEAD COACH TIFFANY

Coach Meade has proven himself to be one of the best teachers of our game.  He will demand of his staff and himself that each camper’s learning venture is both highly productive and fun at the same time.”read more

LOYOLA - HEAD COACH TOOMEY

Coach Meade is not only a terrific coach, he is one the best leaders of young men that I have had the good fortune to be around.  Young players of today who have the opportunity to spend time Coach Meade will benefit as lacrosse players, but more importantly they will be challenged to develop as leaders. read more

PENN STATE - HEAD COACH TAMBRONI

It was an honor to work alongside Coach Meade during the 2014 World Games. I learned quickly why he is one of the most respected coaches in the sport of lacrosse. Coach Meade possesses a wealth of knowledge in leadership and character development as well as a mastery of the game.   
read more


Register for National Elite Lacrosse

 

WHO ARE WE

Our co-directors are

Richie Meade Head Coach Furman University and a 37-year veteran of collegiate coaching, past head coach for the United States Naval Academy men's team from 1994-2011, where he led the Midshipmen to a 142-97 (.589) record, head coach of the U.S. men's national senior team by US Lacrosse in December of 2012. During Meade's head coaching tenure at Navy, his teams claimed five Patriot League regular season and tournament titles, appeared in seven NCAA tournaments, and racked up 39 All-America citations. In 2004, Navy advanced to the national championship game and Meade was honored with the Morris Touchstone Memorial Award as National Coach of the Year. He also was twice named Patriot League Coach of the Year (2004 & '07).

Mike Chanenchuk Coach St Anthony’s High School, 3X USILA All- American, 2X Coach Under Armour Underclassmen All-American Team, Director of Long Island Express Lacrosse.

$650

Register for National Elite Lacrosse


RICHIE MEADE & MIKE CHANENCHUK AND THEIR COACHING STAFF

As the coach and founder of National Elite Lacrosse, Richie Meade brings over 30 years of experience as head coach of the US Naval Academy, Team USA and currently Furman University to this summer experience. Mike Chanenchuk, former Naval Academy Graduate, 3x all American and coach / founder of the prestigious LI EXPRESS Lacrosse Club has over 30 years of experience developing youth players and facilitating their progress to the college ranks. Both with a host of College, Elite club, high school coaches and current MLL stars will develop each player into a standout amongst his peers. They will work closely with the coaching staff as well as each player to provide the best coaching experience possible

Limited to 120 TOP PLAYERS per age group

30 ATTACK 30 DEFENSE 12 GOALIES 36 MID 6FOGO 6 LSM

Click below to register.

DATES / SESSIONS

July 17-19, 2023 2024
July 19-21, 2021-2022
FOR CAMPERS

people icon
Camper
Program

REGISTRATION

Click Below For
Registration

$650

Register for National Elite Lacrosse

 

ARE YOU READY FOR THE CHALLENGE?