Groton Mystic Youth Lacrosse

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Welcome to Groton Mystic Lacrosse

Groton Mystic Lacrosse Association is dedicated to providing a safe, fun environment where all players are given the opportunity to learn lacrosse, and build self-esteem and confidence. Players learn to play as a part of a team through participation in games and practices. The organization is open to the youth of Groton, CT and surrounding areas that do not have a youth lacrosse organization.


GMLA is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation.

GMLA is a member of New England Coastal Lacrosse for 8U teams. (http://www.neclax.org) 

10U and above teams are associated with CONNY (http://connylacrosse.org/​)

 

 

GMLA follows these principles:

  • HONOR - our game and tradition

  • RESPECT - our coaches, teammates, opponents, referees, spectators

  • INTEGRITY - work hard and play fair

  • PRIDE - in what we accomplish and who we are


GMLA Programs


Spring (League) season

GMLA is excited to announce our 2022 Spring Lacrosse Season. 

  • We will be following all Return to Play guidelines from USA Lacrosse (www.usalacrosse.com/return-play) as well as the guidance and protocols set forth from our towns and schools.  We had a very safe and successful season in 2021, and are looking forward to 2022!

  • We are planning on returning to indoor preseason lacrosse practice at Mystic Indoor Sports. Planning to start on 2/25/2022, age groups and field times TBD.

  • If you need equipment, we are hoping to have two Lacrosse Days at Dick’s Sporting Goods – details TBD.

 

CONNY League: GMLA participates in the CONNY Lacrosse League.  The 2022 preseason will begin in late Febuary, with outdoor practices and games starting in April and ending by mid-June. Practices are generally held weeknights (2 or 3 times per week) at town fields. Games are generally on Saturday or Sunday afternoons with some games during week nights. All teams will be registered for at least two tournaments. 

 

Age Brackets - GMLA follows the CONNY Age brackets.  For the 2022 Season, the following cut-offs apply.  

CONNY Age Division

US Lax Age Designation

Born On Or After:

Senior

14U

01-Mar-07

Junior

12U

01-Jul-10

Lightning

10U

01-Jul-12

Bantam

8U

01-Jul-14


Equipment needs:

Boys - helmet & shoulder pads (NOCSAE Approved)*, mouth guard, elbow pads, gloves, lacrosse stick, cleats.  Please note all shoulder pads must meet the cardiac/heart guard requirement for 2022.

Girls - goggles (SEI Certified)*, mouth guard, lacrosse stick, cleats [OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT - 
Close-fitting gloves and headgear that meets ASTM standard F3137 are optional and may be worn by all players].

*Required Certified/Approved Equipment:

 

Financial aid for registration fees and loaner equipment is available.  Please contact the GMLA President for details.

In the Online Store
Boys Shorts
If your child is new to GMLA, sizes run small. Recommend Youth L/XL or Adult S/M for U10 players, Adult S/M for U12 and Adult L/Xl for most U14 players. If you have specific questions or help with sizing...
Officials

*President:   
Chad Frost
cfrost@kentfrost.com
860-608-1528

*Vice President:
Andrea Frickman
africkman75@gmail.com


*Secretary:
Mike Luethy
mhluethy@gmail.com

860-389-4518

*Treasurer:    
Andrea Frickman
africkman75@gmail.com


*Director of Education:
OPEN

 

 


Registrar:

*Brian Clang
GMLA.Registrar@gmail.com
860-917-0574

Boy's Coaching Representative:
*John Casey

jcasey@rc.com
860-235-6532

Girl's Coaching Representative:
Theresa Tuthill
theresa.tuthill@pfizer.com
860-444-9671

Boy's Referee Coordinator:  
* John Casey
jcasey@rc.com
860-235-6532

Girl's Referee Coordinator:   
Lori Catlett
lltcatlett@gmail.com
860-287-0578

Field Coordinator:   
Daryl Beyus
darylbeyus@comcast.net
860-449-0470

Uniforms/Apparel:
Andrea Frickman
africkman75@gmail.com

 

*Leslie Driscoll

*Jozlyn Hall

*Eric Frye

*Daryl Beyus


* BOARD MEMBER

Recent Results
Field Status
Poquonnock Plain - Groton TBD (1/21) 
Home Field
Poquonnock Plains Park – 150 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT 06340
From Groton: Route 1 towards Mystic, 400’ past the intersection of Route 117, Poquonnock Plains Park is on the left.
From Mystic / I-95 N & S: I-95 to Exit 88, south on Route 117 to end, left onto Route 1, Poquonnock Plains Park is 400’ on the left.
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