Our Mission

Welcome to the "NEW" Salt Lake Summit Lacrosse Club for boys, founded by the University of Utah Men's Lacrosse Staff. Our mission is to create a lacrosse experience that will aid in the personal and individual development of young players in our area by implementing proper fundamentals & skills to enable them to be the best lacrosse player they can be! We will deliver our highest-level, cutting-edge training to young players to bring their game to the next level as you move thru MS to HS. The club will compete in local and travel tournaments against top competition throughout the USA. Coaching will be provided by the University of Utah men's lacrosse staff, players, and advised staff. This is YOUR opportunity to play at the highest level if you aspire to play in college!
Salt Lake Summit Lacrosse Club high school players MUST live within a 50 mile radius of the University of Utah, 1825 S Campus Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 *No exceptions due to NCAA rules.

Pillars of our Development Program

"COMPETE EVERY DAY WITH EXCELLENCE"
Humility - Honesty - Passion - Gratitude – Trust

  • Individual Growth and Team Development
  • Purposeful Practice with Competitive Edge
  • Fun & Inspired Creativity with the Game of Lacrosse
  • Respect towards the Sport’s Roots
  • Lacrosse Community Development & Connection
  • Giving Back: Volunteer Efforts & Philanthropy

2019 Salt Lake Summit
Summer/Fall Team Tryouts

We are pleased to announce the tryouts for our 2019 Salt Lake Summit Summer/Fall teams! All current 2018 club team players and prospective players will be required to tryout. We will have one team per graduation year specified with a 25 player roster maximum.

2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023 | 2024 | 2025 | 2026

Open to: Players in Current Grades 5-11 for 2018-19 school year.

Tryout Fee: $35.00 *Player MUST have USLacrosse Membership to register online for tryouts.

Required for Tryouts: Player MUST have First & Last Name taped on the front for their helmet. Wear a reversible jersey. BRING: Equipment, mouthguard, water bottle.

REGISTRATION OPEN "NEW YEAR'S DAY"
JANUARY 1ST, 2019

TRYOUTS: Current Grades 5-7 or Graduation Year 2024 | 2025 | 2026

  • DATE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9th
  • TIME: 4-6pm
  • LOCATION: Spence Eccles Fieldhouse - 650 S. Guardsman Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
*There will be no additional tryout dates.

TRYOUTS: Current Grades 8-11 or Graduation Year 2020 | 2021| 2022 | 2023 

  • DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 9th
  • TIME: 7-9pm
  • LOCATION: Spence Eccles Fieldhouse - 650 S. Guardsman Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
*There will be no additional tryout dates.

Roster Release Date: Rosters will be announced by February 13th for 2024-2026 teams and March 12th for 2020-2023 teams. Parents of selected players will receive an email invitation with registration information and link to join. Parents must register and submit a non-refundable deposit of $300 to confirm team participation by February 23rd for MS players and March 23rd for HS players.

Benefits of Team Membership

DETAILS

  • Summer/Fall Club fee covers player uniform, tournament entry fees, practices, and coaching
  • 25 player roster maximum
  • Coaching from University of Utah Men's lacrosse coaches, players & additional coaching staff
  • Innovative Coaching, Drills, Personal Development
  • Weekly Summer/Fall Practices
  • Participation in competitive tournaments against top programs in the West
  • Access to Specialized Positional Training & Clinics
  • Access to Utah Men's Lacrosse practice
  • Personalized assessment of player at end of fall season if requested

Membership dues per player for the Summer/Fall 2019 Club Seasons

  • 2020-2023 Fees: $1449
  • 2024-2026 Fees: $960
*Payment plans available.

Travel Expenses: Participants are responsible for all travel & hotel expenses

2019 Tournaments

*Entry fees included in dues.

SUMMER Tournament Schedule *Schedule is TENTATIVE and reserve the right to update/change.

Tournaments for: 2020 | 2021| 2022 | 2023 Teams

  1. June 21-23: Lake Tahoe Summit Classic
  2. June 28-29: Adrenaline Park City Showdown
  3. July 10-11: Legends Western Invitational/Salt Lake City, UT
  4. July 13-14: Western Shootout El Pomar Sports Park/Colorado Springs CO

Tournaments for: 2024 | 2025 | 2026 Teams

  1. June 6-8: Ski Town Shootout Park City *2026 Only
  2. June 21-23: Lake Tahoe Summit Classic
  3. June 28-29: Adrenaline Park City Showdown *2024, 2025 Only
  4. July 10-11:  Legends Western Invitational/Salt Lake City, UT


FALL Tournament Schedule *Schedule is TENTATIVE and reserve the right to update/change.

Tournaments for: 2020 | 2021| 2022 | 2023 Teams

  1. December: Adrenaline Blackjack Classic
  2. TBD

Tournaments for: 2024 | 2025 | 2026 Teams

  1. December: Adrenaline Blackjack Classic

*We encourage players to continue playing in the IMLAX league if schedule permits.

2019 Practice Schedule

*Schedule is TENTATIVE and reserve the right to update/change.

Summer Practices: We will have 10 or more practices 2x per week during June and July at the new University of Utah Lacrosse practice field and/or Sunnyside Park. *Dates and times of practices will be announced after teams are selected.

Fall Practices: We will have 10 or more practices 1x per week from September-November at the new University of Utah Lacrosse practice field and/or Sunnyside Park. *Dates and times of practices will be announced after teams are selected.

Coaches

Brian Holman

Brian Holman

Brian Holman, a veteran coach and former standout lacrosse goalkeeper at Johns Hopkins University joins Utes Lacrosse as the new Head Coach in 2016 after serving eight years as an assistant for the North Carolina men's lacrosse program. In his eight seasons, the Tar Heels won an ACC Championship in 2013 and a National Championship in 2016.

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Adam Ghitelman

Adam Ghitelman

Adam Ghitelman joined the Utes coaching staff in 2016 as the Defensive Coordinator. Ghitelman joins the staff after a brief stint at USC where he was the Head Coach. Ghitelman led the Trojans to their first ever SLC tournament appearance in program history. Before moving to Southern California, Ghitelman was the Co-Defensive Coordinator, Goaltender Coach, and Recruiting Coordinator at Harvard University.

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Marcus Holman

Marcus Holman

Marcus Holman joined the Utes lacrosse staff in 2016 as an Assistant Offensive Coach. He currently plays Major League Lacrosse for the Ohio Machine and served as captain the past three seasons. He was named 2017 MVP of the MLL Championship win over Denver, 2014 Machine Offensive Player of the Year and has been an MLL All-Star the past 4 seasons. He was a member of Team USA for the 2014 World Championship games in Denver, CO. and will represent again for the 2018 Team USA games in Netanya, Isreal.

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Will Manny

Will Manny

Will Manny joined the Utes lacrosse staff in 2016 as an Assistant Offensive Coach after completing 2 years at Wagner College running the offense and receiving his MBA in Management. He currently plays for the Long Island Lizards and just completed his fourth year in the MLL. He was a captain with the Boston Cannons the past two years and named 2015 and 2016 Cannons Offensive Player of the Year, was 2016 MVP and has been an MLL All-Star the past 3 seasons. Manny has been in the top 10 in scoring the past 3 summers.

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Tim McDermott

Tim McDermott

Tim McDermott played for Geneseo (D-III) for three seasons where was a two-time All-American and led the NCAA in face-off win percentage in the 2006 season. After graduating with a Business Administration degree, McDermott transferred to Loyola where he played in 12 games, winning 109 face-offs for a 0.586% record all while earning and MBA.

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Gus Colonna

Gus Colonna

Colonna played for the Utes for the 2017 & 2018 seasons after transferring from Wagner. Colonna was a 2x captain for the Utes and is the current Graduate Assistant as he finishes his undergraduate degree at the David Eccles Business School.

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