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Curious about what it takes to be a goalie for the fastest game on two feet? Already in the net but want to sharpen and expand your skillset? Join True Co-Founder and standout goalie, Mike Gabel, for a one day goalie specific camp! Open to boys and girls of all ages and skill levels!

DATE / Location

Date: (Wednesday) November 25th, 2020 

True Lacrosse Lombard Facility
131 Eisenhower Lane N, Lombard, IL

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM


Goalies will be placed into groups based on their level of play and grade during the session.

Skills & Drills

Stance & Movement 
- Low shots
- Crease stuffs
- Outside high
- Outside bouncer

Hand Speed Drills
- Playing card grab
- Ball drops

Stations & Outlets
- Post to post
- Arc play
- Shovel hand quickness
- Tennis Ball Fake and Finish
- Quarterback drills
- Outlets on the run


Cost: $75


All goalies will need to provide their own equipment and water bottle for the session. 

Mike Gabel: True Lacrosse Master Goalie Coach

Mike Gabel was a standout goalie in college and the MLL. Throughout his coaching career, he has helped countless players learn and master the highly specialized skill set it takes to be an excellent goalie and go on to play at the Division I level.  Coach Gabel can offer players with everything he knows after decades in the game.  Players are guaranteed to come away with an increased IQ and sharper skills to be the best they can be and compete at the next level.  Gabel spent 9 years playing in the MLL and is in University of Vermont Athletic Hall of Fame.

Master Goalie Coach Brendan Kearney

Coach Kearney is apart of the True Lacrosse State Team Coaching Staff focusing as a Goalie Specialist.  Coach Kearney has worked many goalie camps and events over the years.

Coach Kearney is in his first season as an assistant coach for the Lewis University men’s lacrosse program. He will serve as the Goalie Coach and as a Defensive Assistant. 
A graduate of Holy Cross College (IN) in 2017, Kearney was the starting goalie for four years. Over his college career, he was a three-year captain, had a 64% save percentage, and led the Saints to an appearance in the 2014 GLLL Conference Championship.  
Kearney joins the Lewis staff with experience working with youth and high school goalies, while also coaching local youth and high school clubs in the greater Chicagoland area.

Master Goalie Coach Bill Young

Coach Young has been involved in the True Lacrosse program for over 5 years, not only as a coach but also a player.  

Bill had a great HS career at Naperville Central in Illinois.  He then went on to play College lacrosse at South Carolina where his team won the MCLA National Championship.

Bill has been working with goalies at True Lacrosse at the regional and state level.


Coach Gabel and his staff has sent Goalies to some of the top lacrosse schools in the country including:

Duke University D1
Johns Hopkins University D1
Marquette University D1
Syracuse University D1
Naval Academy D1
Furman University D1
Notre Dame University D1
Providence College D1
University of Albany D1
Binghamton University D1
University of Vermont D1
UMass Lowell D1
University of Tampa D2
University of Indianapolis D2
Lindenwood University D2
Rockhurst University D2
Nazareth College D3
Hamilton College D3
Carthage College D3
Benedictine University D3
Wentworth University D3
Tufts University D3
Augustana College D3
Aurora University D3
Ohio Wesleyan University D3
Concordia University D3
Western New England College D3
Marian University D3
York College D3
Hope College D3
North Central College D3
- And Counting