OUR MISSION

  • Provide a local/affordable opportunity to play lacrosse

  • Provide our athletes an opportunity to benefit from playing with and working with a diversity of players and coaches

  • Enhance the ability to field competitive teams and provide experienced coaches

  • Unify Deerfield/Highland Park and the surrounding towns so that affordable and positive opportunities for lacrosse families exist in our region

  • Teach the fundamentals that all lacrosse players should master regardless of playing level

  • Build relationships that extend personal networks outside of the game of lacrosse for players, coaches, and families

We Believe and Support

  • The Deerfield/Highland Park and surrounding communities deserve a highly organized, professional, and ethical based team and training option that complements and enhances the efforts of local schools and travel clubs

  • That structured preparation prior to tournament play is a priority as is designed and implemented by proven professionals in the field of lacrosse instruction and team coaching

  • That parents and players must receive realistic and honest appraisals of talent and unbiased guidance in regards to lacrosse development 

  • That the value of a local program should place player development as a priority versus fielding large squads and a large number of teams

  • That club lacrosse is a tool for improving your playing level regardless of whether they plan to play High School/College lacrosse or not

  • That lacrosse is an invaluable networking tool for players that should benefit them longterm

Our Program Advantages

  • Highly experienced directors and coaches who represent all of Deerfield/Highland Park and the local communities

  • A vast network obtained through years of experience that allow DYLC coaches and directors to interact with every level and position within the lacrosse world

  • A concise plan of operation that allows players to pursue other opportunities outside of lacrosse

  • Managed by proven professionals who view lacrosse as an educational tool