VIMY LACROSSE, operating since 2004, is a sport alternative program for Grades 7 to 12, operating in partnership with the Edmonton Public School Board. VIMY LACROSSE has been created to provide a training ground to develop players into Canada’s best lacrosse players. Student-athletes in the program combine their academic and lacrosse pursuits within the school environment. Student-athletes receive 200 hours of direct lacrosse instruction over the school year. The instruction focuses on both the box lacrosse and field lacrosse versions of the sport.
Our program has been extremely successful in developing strong students and lacrosse players. VIMY LACROSSE boasts over 40 players that have played at National Championships on Team Alberta in either box lacrosse or field lacrosse. Our student-athletes have developed into some of the best lacrosse players in the province. Our accomplished alumni include the following:
Kirby Zdrill – Yale University (2013 Grad)
Matt Pick – Whittier College (2013 Grad)
Eric Ransom – Simon Fraser University (2013 Grad)
Erik Turner – Cornell University (Junior)
Dallas Smith – Binghampton University (Sophomore)
Mackenzie Reid – Chowan University (Sophomore)
Tyler Fleury – Hofstra (Freshman)
Evan Clark – Wagner (Freshman)
Kaveer Hazrah – Carleton (Freshman)
Kevin Pym – Buffalo Bandits NLL Draft Pick (2013)
The VIMY LACROSSE Program believes in the use of competition to help our student-athletes improve their game knowledge. VIMY LACROSSE has led teams to tournaments in Washington, Nevada, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey and Maryland. These events have been invaluable learning experiences for our student-athletes and are an integral component of our athletic development.
If you are interested in combining your academics with your joy of lacrosse, then VIMY LACROSSE is for you.