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Rock- 2017-18 Tryout Information

Rock-PA  Tryouts

Grad Years 2026 -2019

  • Saturday Aug 19th Central York HS  York, PA  Times TBD by Aug 1st
  • Saturday Aug 26th Weaver Rd Fields Manheim Township Time TDB by Aug 1st

Rock-PA Tryout Registration Link :

Rock-Baltimore -Tryouts

Grad Years 2026 -2019

  • Sunday Aug 20th St. Paul's School  Brooklandville, MD   Times TBD by Aug 1st
  • Sunday Aug 27th St. Paul's School  Brooklandville, MD   Times TBD by Aug 1st

Registration Baltimore Tryout Registration Link:

Rock Lacrosse Announces Spring 2017 National Team Selections

Rock Lacrosse National Team

National Team Selection Process

Rock Lacrosse participants from our Baltimore and Pennsylvania locations are nominated by members the Rock coaching staff. Once nominated players are evaluated at practices, clinics and tournament games by members of the Rock Lacrosse National Team evaluation committee. 

Players are selected based upon feedback from those evaluations in addition to a review of the players commitment to becoming a rostered NCAA comprehensive student athlete, teammate and citizen. Selections are rolling and will be announced throughout the Spring 2017/Summer 2017 season(s). 

Here are our 2017 Spring Selections 





Connor Covey

Westminster High School



Logan Covey

Westminster High School



Austin Sipes

York Suburban High School



Dominic Corto

York Suburban High School



Gavin Held

Susquehannock High School 



Joe Fiorenza

York Catholic High School



Chad Shaffer

Manchester Valley HS



Wes Gilbert

Lancaster Country Day


Central PA

Patrick Schmidt

Hempfield High School


Central PA









Bubba Love

Westminster High School



Ryan Kilgour

Central York High School



Jon Lux

Cedar Crest High School


Central PA

Kearen Miller

Hempfield High School 


Central PA

Matt Hawksworth

Central York High School


Central PA

Cole Fuller

Hempfield High School


Central PA

Fall 2016 Selections below

Branden Kessler Hired as Rock-PA 2023/24 ELITE Head Coach

Branden Kessler - Rock 2023/24 ELITE Head Coach

Branden Kessler has been hired to Head Coach the Rock-PA 2023/24 ELITE team. Here is a little about Coach Kessler: 

Red Lion High School 

  • Four-year varsity letterman  ... Played attack and midfielder ... x2 Captain for the Lions. Named All-American 2011, x2 all-district as a Midfielder 2010-2011 , 1st team all-county x3, and County MVP 2011

Hobart University

  • 3 year Varsity letterman
  • 2014: Played in 14 games and started 2 moved to D-Mid had a 1g 1A
  • 2013: Played in all 14 games, starting eight ... Notched a season-high two points (1g,1a) against No. 15 Ohio State ... Also scored a goal against No. 8 Loyola.
  • 2012: Played in 10 games, starting six ... Scored his first collegiate goal against Syracuse ... Also scored a goal against top ranked and eventual national champion Loyola ... Picked up a season-high three ground balls at Bellarmine.

Coach Kessler brings significant enthusiasm and passion to coaching the game of the lacrosse. Hobart University one of the games most storied lacrosse institutions has produced many of the games top high school and college coaches. Coach Kessler is well connected with Hobart's tradition of producing great coaches and is interested in leveraging his experience there to begin a hopefully longstanding coaching tenure with Rock Lacrosse. 

“Continuing to build our network of experienced coaches in the Central, PA region is extremely important to the continued development of our teams there and the achievement of our goals to build a national hotbed program in Central, PA…says Kevin Mayer Executive Director Rock Lacrosse….connecting with Coaches, and former NCAA players, who played youth and HS Lacrosse in region, like Coach Kessler, is extremely important to our efforts as other than the development aspects of the game, our goals are aligned with using lacrosse to open doors for student athletes that would not be available to them without the game. Branden brings a ton of enthusiasm and passion for coaching youth players, has direct experience in what the game can provide student athletes and hence we are extremely excited to have him on board !” 

Rock Lacrosse Adds USBOXLA High School Box Team

USBOXLA website

Rock Lacrosse joins the Baltimore Premier Indoor league and fields 1 of 4 USBOXLA certified high school teams. Play starts January 7 and runs thru February. Interested players can contact Rock for available evaluation dates and roster openings. 

Big12 Lacrosse Events - Add's Future Star's Invitational July 15 & 16

Future Stars Tournament Website

Big12 Lacrosse Events in partnership with Ml8 Events is proud to announce Future Starts Invitational a boutique summer recruiting event for 2021 & 2022 teams.

Future's is an invitational event, interested clubs should inquire at Future Starts website

Bitmore Boys Lacrosse Program Merges with Rock Lacrosse

Bitmore Lacrosse – Catonsville, MD, a Maryland region club lacrosse program since 2012 serving boys club lacrosse athletes Directed by Brendan Mundorf former UMBC 2x All American, 2X American East Player of the Year, 2X Team USA World Team, 1st round NLL pick for the Orlando Titans, 1st round MLL draft pick of the Denver Outlaws where over 7 seasons is the all time leader is Goals, Assists, and Points, Goals earning All MLL Team honors in 2009; currently attakman for the Chesapeake Bayhawks. Is merging with Rock Lacrosse-Brooklandville, MD.

In addition to Coach Mundorf’s accolades above, he has been recently selected as a US Lacrossse Baltimore Chapter Hall of Fame inductee this January 2017.

Bitmore Boys Lacrosse program currently fields middle school teams, providing teams and skills training for 3rd thru 8th grade boys.

Bitmore and Rock Lacrosse programs have similar missions and mindsets, emphasizing individual player and team development, providing participants with a curriculum and experience that will not only set the table for success as student athletes but success in life.

The merger provides Bitmore staff opportunity to leverage Rock Lacrosse’ program infrastructure to better serve its membership while providing a platform to move Bitmore middle school players and teams into a High School program with a national reputation as one of the premier club lacrosse programs.

The Bitmore/Rock boy’s merger begins in earnest on or about November 15th, and moving into the spring and summer seasons Bitmore teams will be merged with Rock teams. In the short term this spring Bitmore/Rock teams will carry combined branding, although moving into the fall 2017 season Bitmore teams will become Rock Lacrosse teams.

Coach Mundorf will assume a directors position within the Rock program, and also serve on the Rock Board. Coach Mundorf will also continue to Head Coach and direct the 2021 age group and teams for Rock Lacrosse while also working as Senior Age Group Director and instructor for our 3rd – 6th grade skills development group and teams.

Rock Lacrosse Announces Fall 2016 National Team Selections

Rock Lacrosse National Team

National Team players were nominated by Rock team coaches, and then evluated by Rock Lacrosse National Team Selection Committee, which is comprised of NCAA Coaches, Instructors and Management teams. Players were selected based upon a combindation of skill, continued committment to improvement, work ethic, sportsmanship, team and representing themselves as well rounded student athletes that forecast as future NCAA players. 

Eithan Rosemeyer Loyoal-Blakefield High School Midfield
Gavin Jen Queene Annes High School Attack/Midfield
Jason Brunicke Bel Air High School Defense
Conor slein  St. Paul's School Attack
Ian McNaughton  Central York High School Defense
Billy Briegle Penn Manor High School Defense
Josh Heckman Penn Manor High School  Midfield
Chase Buckwalter Westminster High School Midfield
Andrew Milani St. Paul's School Attack
Jonathan Spirapolis Glenelg High School Defense
Christian Etchison McDonogh School  Attack
Tyler Reiff  Glenelg High School Midfield
Brennan Traecy St. Paul's School Midfield
Josh Wiengrad River Hill High School  Midfield
Collin Kelley Marriotts Ridge High School Goalie
Nick Pell Mount St. Joseph High School LSM
Max Stukenberg St. Paul's School  Defense
Wesley Chairs Mount St. Joseph High School Defense
Noah Baugher Westminster High School Midfeild
Jalen Stanton Century High School Midfield
Eddie Pope McDonogh School FOGO 
Ryan Leonard  Churchill High School Attack
Cole Ament St. Paul's High School Attack/Midfied 
Brett Rogers Loundon County High School Attack
Brady Altobello Churchill High School Midfield/Attack
Milo Moose St. Paul's High School Midfield
Andrew Taylor Fallston High School LPM
Andrew Florenza Loyola-Blakefield High School Defense
Sam Cosimano Gilman School Defense
Andrew Caples St. Paul's High School LPM/Defense
Kyle Botsford Mount st. Joesph High School Goalie
Collin Vaught Central York High School  FOGO

Rock Lacrosse 3rd & 4th Grade Advanced Lacrosse Training Program

Rock Lacrosse-Baltimore is Co-Hosting a 3rd and 4th grade boys advanced lacrosse training program in conjunction with current and former Major League Lacrosse and National League Lacrosse players, the regions most experienced advanced youth skills instructors, and current and former NCAA players.

Training sessions will focus on important individual skills that form the building blocks for advanced development in the game of lacrosse. 

Skills to Master at the Youth Level

  • Cradling Mechanics
  • Proper throwing and catching mechanics
  • Proper ground ball mechanics
  • Dodging and Separation
  • Defensive Stance and Technique
  • Shooting Form
  • Field Awareness and Spacing
  • Basic Lacrosse IQ
  • Pace of Play and Agility

Program includes 11 - 60 minute sessions held late fall, winter and early spring months. 

Indoor Winter Session Dates Goals Baltimore

12/5  7-8pm

12/12  7-8pm

12/19 7-8pm

1/2 7-8pm

1/9 7-8pm

Goals Baltimore - 6159 Edmonson Ave Baltimore 21228

$23.00/session - 7 session mininum

3rd & 4th Grade Advanced Training Registration Link

To Register Click Here

Email 3rd & 4th grade training program if you have questions. 

Rock Lacrosse Baltimore and Central Pennsylvania Tryouts have been completed.

Rock will be holding supplemental tryouts for specific age groups. If you are interested in being evaluated, but missed our scheduled fall tryouts, send us a short note ( and our staff can confirm the opportunity and then schedule an evaluation. 

Rock Lacrosse Enters Central Pennsylvania

In an effort to leverage our 10 years of operation in Baltimore, a significant infra-structure base and resources available to expand Rock Lacrosse's coverage within close proximity to our home-base in Baltimore, Rock entered the Central, Pennsylvania Region in the Fall 2015, establishing 3 teams, followed by a merger with Low and Away - Lancaster, PA which yielded 3 additional teams. 

Rock mission with the Central PA initiatives are to organically develop the Centra PA region to the levels of play in traditional hotbeds. Rock's efforts are truly organic and as efforts are entrenched we hope to immediately scale the level of play in region, providing lacrosse athletes in middle school and high school an opportunity to develop lacrosse skills at an advanced level, participate in the nations top tournament and recruiting events, and be provided all of the opportunities club can provide - equivalent to the levels offered in traditional hotbed areas. 

Rock Lacrosse announces ta new partnership designating Under Armour as the official outfitter for the Rock Lacrosse program. Under Armour will begin outfitting teams, coaching staffs, administrators and participant families heading into the Fall 2015/Summ

Rock Partners with Under Armour

Rock Lacrosse Partners with Under Armour

Rock Lacrosse is proud to announce a new partnership designating Under Armour as the official outfitter for the Rock Lacrosse program. Under Armour will begin outfitting teams, coaching staffs, administrators and participant families heading into the Fall 2015/Summer 2016 season.

Rock Lacrosse Announces Big12 Fall Lacrosse Invitational

Rock Lacrosse is proud to announce the 3rd Annual  Big12 Fall Lacrosse Invitational-Compete to Cure ALS  for the nation’s top 2019, 2020 and 2021 teams. Big12 Fall Lacrosse Invitational proceeds will go to the Brigance Brigade Foundation to support families with members suffering from ALS.  

If you are interested in learning more about the event, contact Big12 Lacrosse via the tournament website.

Rock Announces Big12 Fall Lacrosse Invitational