The mission of HLC is to provide a superior club lacrosse experience for our players and families that develops young athletes through quality instruction and the opportunity to play lacrosse at the highest level year-round while promoting an atmosphere of fun and a sense of community.
Cultivate an atmosphere of fun and camaraderie for everyone associated with the club; players, parents, coaches, and volunteers.
Provide a positive learning environment for youth, and an opportunity for them to participate year-round and grow in the sport of lacrosse.
Promote a strong sense of community and tradition through the participation of current and alumni players committed to “playing it forward".
Concentrate on fundamentals, development of individual skill levels, and advanced offensive & defensive team concepts for better mastery of the game.
Honor “The Game” by instilling the values of sportsmanship and respect for Rules, Opponents, Officials, Teammates, & Self.
Utilize the game of lacrosse as a means to assist youth athletes in the development of positive characteristics and values that will help them succeed throughout their lives.
Compete with 100% effort in every facet of the game, during both practices and games, measuring success by more than the final score.
Adhere to US Lacrosse Gold Stick Standards of Excellence to ensure our program follows the “best practices” of quality youth lacrosse programs.
Require consistency in coaching across all age groups and skill levels through a curriculum-based approach.
Ensure parity of playing time for players that exhibit good effort, attitude, attendance and coachability.
Display transparency in all areas and at every level of our program.
Create open and continuous communication between coaches, players, and parents involved in our program.
Acknowledge the positive impact that playing multiple sports has on young athletes.
Ensure the safety and welfare of players, above all else.
Instill in our players a lifelong love for the sport of lacrosse.