New England Oaks Lacrosse will Field a Travel Box Team in the 23/24 Winter Season.
Travel team practices will be Mondays 7-8pm at Allsport Arena beginning 12/18 and running through 2/12. (8 Sessions total)
The team will compete in the following three tournaments:
-Pioneer Valley Invitational Sunday 1/14 Allsport Arena Northampton, MA
-Galactic Games Sunday 1/21, Seacoast United Arena, Hampton, NH
-Cabin Fever Classic Sunday 2/18 Allsport Arena Northampton, MA
and a play day with 3d Lacrosse on Saturday January 6th in Glastonbury, CT.
While a great cross training for Field Lacrosse, we believe and train in the value of Box in it’s own right.
Coach Joe O’Neill
Coach O’Neill has been coaching box lacrosse for 11 years and brings a wealth of experience from his expertise in Field Lacrosse and Physiology. He has coached in numerous Box leagues, most recently leading the Paper City Oaks of the NABLL to the 2023 New England Region Championship as Head Coach. He is a long time proponent of the game and an ongoing student and fan of it. In Field Lacrosse, he is a two time PVIAC Coach of the Year and lead Wahconah Regional to the 2022 Division IV State Championship.
Coach Trevar Haefele
Coach Haefele has an extensive coaching resume including stints at Division I Binghamton University as well as most recently NESCAC Schools Bates and Bowdoin. His Bowdoin Offense was ranked 7th in the Nation in 2022 and he has coached 20 All-Americans in his 8 year tenure. On the playing side, he has earned his Box stripes with the Maine Northmen who were NABLL New England Champs in 2022 and National Champs in 2019. He played college Field Lacrosse at Nazareth College amassing over 100 points in his career. Coach Haefele is currently the Head Boys Varsity Coach at the Northfield Mount Hermon School.
Coach Charlie Edwards
Coach Edwards has been coaching box lacrosse for 9 years and founded the Oaks Lacrosse Program. He has seen 8 former players named to the American World Junior Indoor Roster and 2 to the Israeli World Junior Indoor Roster. He Coaches Field Lacrosse at Amherst- Pelham Regional High School.