Jupiter Community Park
January 11-12, 2014
Blue Devil Elite has partnered with the National Invitational 175 to bring the most highly regarded recruiting showcase to Jupiter, FL. The National Invitational 175 DIII Winter Showcase was developed to compliment the NI 175 Fall and Summer Showcase events, which are viewed by the college coaching community as the best recruiting events in the country. The purpose of this event is to bring coaches from the most academically and athletically prestigious DIII schools, as well as the best players from around the country to a warm weather location, in the middle of the winter. By eliminating the need for players from the Southeast to travel to events in the Northeast, players/families, particularly from South Florida, realize a great amount of savings in terms of time and money. This two day showcase event will be held on January 11-12, 2014 and will offer a special opportunity for players in 2 recruiting grades to be seen by what we expect to be a very large number of Division III college coaches.
Jupiter, Florida – Blue Devil Elite announces the hiring of long time collegiate, and current Denver Outlaws (MLL) and Oxbridge Academy coach, Stan Ross.
“For me, this opportunity is far more than just a job. This is an opportunity to help build the game of lacrosse in South Florida. I am excited to work with two great young up and coming coaches and former All-Americans at Duke University. It is my hope that I can help build BDE into one of the top club organizations in the country.”
Coach Ross has a wealth of lacrosse knowledge that he has gained throughout his 30+ years of playing and coaching. His experiences coaching and playing at the highest level will not only help the players within Blue Devil Elite, but will also positively affect the growth of lacrosse throughout South Florida. Coach Ross will concentrate on all aspects of the recruiting process and will also be heavily involved in player development at all levels of the Blue Devil Elite Program.
What the Directors are saying:
“Blue Devil Elite could not be more excited about having Stan Ross join our staff. I think his ability to coach and mold young men will be a great asset to our program. With the recruiting landscape changing, Coach Ross will be heavily involved in helping to give our players the exposure they need” – Danny Loftus (Director)
“One of our main goals at BDE is to prepare our student athletes to capitalize on opportunities to play lacrosse at the next level. Bringing Coach Ross on as our Director of Recruiting and College Placement will open more doors for our players and provide assistance to players and parents throughout the recruiting process.” – Nick O’Hara (Director)
Stan Ross Bio:
Boys Latin High School – Baltimore, MD
Loyola College – 4 year Letterman – 2 Year Starting Defenseman
NCAA Coaching Career
Loyola College (1996-1997) – Assistant Coach
Denver University (1998) – Assistant Coach
Princeton University (1998) – Assistant Coach
Towson University (1999-2004) – Assistant Coach
Butler University (2004-2006) – Head Coach
US Naval Academy (2009-2012) – Assistant Coach
Professional Coaching Career
Denver Outlaws (2012-2013) – Assistant Coach
Congratulations to Blue Devil Elite Midfielder, Peter Cox (Jupiter-2015)
Congratulations to Blue Devil Elite Def/LSM, Connor Alexander (Jupiter-2015)
Congratulations to the following BDE players on their recent college commitments
Braylen Sampson, D, Jupiter, 2014 – Bryant
Ben Yetman, M, Jupiter, 2013 – Furman
Daniel Soviero, M, Jupiter, 2013 – St. Johns
Austin Haymes, D, Dwyer, 2013 – Vasser
Blue Devil Elite Brings a New Lacrosse Experience to South Florida.We are committed to teaching good sportsmanship and fair play. We encourage our players to treat all people with respect, whether a teammate, coach, official, or opponent. We strive to coach our players to reach their maximum potential, while also helping them to develop a solid character foundation. It is our belief that coaches have a great influence on the behavior and attitude of their players. Our staff is comprised of coaches that have competed at the highest levels, college and professional, have achieved tremendous individual and team goals, and have done so with exemplary actions. We look forward to sharing our passion for the game with the community again this year.
We pride ourselves on having the best coaches available to teach you what it takes to take your game to the next level.We bring background and experience from the top major college programs up through Major League Lacrosse as well as the National Lacrosse League.Our service will provide you, the player, with individual instruction, team instruction, as well as camps and clinics year round. Our camps and travel programs are affordable and are in the best intrest of our players.
Whether our players are here to work on individual skill or to have the aspiration to play at a higher level, we are here to accommodate the player.We are here in South Florida to help spread the wealth of this great game that we as a staff love. With the time that we have spent working, coaching, and playing, we have devised a plan that suites players of all ages, and that will first and foremost allow you to have fun as you develop yourself as a player and as a person.
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