Eclipse Lacrosse Club announces expansion to Florida



Eclipse Lacrosse Club is excited to announce an expansion venture in Florida. Based out of Vero Beach, Eclipse Florida will bring a national brand presence with a local team feel to top lacrosse players on the Treasure Coast. Eclipse Director Jamie Hanford has accepted a position as the Associate Head Coach at The St. Edward’s School and will be the on-site Managing Director for Eclipse Florida during the Spring and Fall Club seasons. He will be assisted throughout the year by current Eclipse coaches and directors as well as new program directors and coaches for Eclipse Florida. Eclipse Connecticut was built by bringing the premier coaches and players from a wide range of towns and schools together – Eclipse Florida will follow the same plan. Players from around the state of Florida will be invited to tryout for these brand new teams on the following dates and times:

HS Tryouts (2025, 2026, and 2027 classes) – Saturday January 21st

  • 10:00am – 12:00Noon @ Dick Bird Park in Vero Beach

FREE Youth Clinic (2028 and younger) – Saturday January 21st

  • 3:00 – 5:00pm @ Dick Bird Park in Vero Beach

Youth Tryouts (U14, U12, U10, U8) – Sunday February 19th

  • 9:00 – 10:30am – U8
  • 11:00am – 12:30pm – U10
  • 1:00 – 2:30pm – U12
  • 3:00 – 4:30pm – U14

Eclipse FL Coaches for the 2023 Spring Club Season:

  • Jamie Hanford – Eclipse Managing Director, PLL Chaos Defensive Coordinator, Former MLL & NLL Pro
  • Doug Bailey – St. Edward’s School Varsity Head Coach, former Penn State Assistant Coach
  • Nick Koshansky – Former Notre Dame Midfielder & Captain, Eclipse CT Coach 2013 – 2022
  • Danny Walsh – Former Mercer Defenseman
  • Tony Nugent – Former Virginia Faceoff Midfielder
  • Robb Greenfield – Former Washington & Lee defenseman
  • Andrew Barnett – Former Washington & Lee Midfielder
  • Sean Stinger – John Carroll Catholic Head Coach, former Penn State player
  • Jeff O’Brien – St. Edward’s School Assistant Coach

Practices for Eclipse Youth teams will begin on April 10th

Youth teams will have 6 boot camp skill clinics and 10 team practices + 3 team tournaments

Practices for Eclipse Florida HS teams will begin on May 8th

HS Teams will have 10 team practices + 3 team tournaments

Following the spring club season for Eclipse Florida, Jamie Hanford will return to Connecticut as the summer club season begins for Eclipse CT teams.