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True Illinois Premier

Welcome to True Illinois Premier

About The Illinois Premier Teams:

The Illinois Premier program is the gold standard of club lacrosse in Illinois & the midwest. With teams competing at the highest level in every corner of the United States. Teams regularly compete at events such as:
NAL
Naptown
Sandstorm
Adrenaline Blackjack
NXT Cup
Adrenaline Gold Cup and more!!

The True IL State Program was named the #1 club in Illinois back to back year (2019 & 2020). As of February 2021 we have 6 teams that boast a national ranking by either USClub Lax, Inside Lacrosse or Adrenaline Power Rankings.

True IL Premier Commitment Classes:
2020: 26 (DI:16,DII:3,DIII,7)
2021: 23 (DI:11,DII:3,DIII:9)
2022: 5 (DI: 5)

 

Director Bio:

Coaching Background:
- Head Coach - Bartlett High School
- Defensive Coordinator - Benedictine University (2019)
- Developed 4 All-Conference Defenders in one season at Benedictine
- True Northwest Director (2016-2018)
- True National 2023,2024 & 2020 Coach
- Coached Team Long Island Lacrosse (2014-2015)
- 2018 & 2019 IBLA Juniors Gold Championships w/Northwest Hawks
- Coached at Palatine Penguins, Barrington, St.Viator Jr Lions & Northwest Hawks

Playing Background:
- 4 Year Starter - Belmont Abbey College (NCAA DII)
- First All American in Program History - Belmont Abbey
- 4x All-Conference Carolinas
- 2019 Charlotte Hounds (MLL)
- 2016 MLL Champions Ohio Machine (MLL)
- 2015 USILA  3rd Team All-American
- 2016 USILA 2nd Team All-American
- NCAA DII record holder for Caused Turnovers in a season (54) - 4 Years Standing
- 2015 Conference Carolinas Defensive Player of The Year
- Starting LSM - Puerto Rico National Team 2018 (8th Place FIL World Championships)