Frequently Asked Questions

Who Can Tryout?

Teams are only being offered for 2022, 2023, 2024 & 2025.

What are They Trying Out For?

The AU Futures is a nationwide lacrosse development program that will make players more well-rounded on the field and off. Girls will receive paramount instruction from some of the nation’s best lacrosse players and coaches that will help increase each athlete’s skill level as well as game IQ.  In addition, through the Futures experience girls will receive invaluable and unique training on how to be more confident, how to increase their leadership capabilities, and how to improve their emotional intelligence/mental toughness both on and off the lacrosse field.  This is a well-rounded development opportunity that will help girls play at the next level.

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Will This Compete WIth Current High School Or Club Teams?

No, this program is not intended to compete with any high school or club team.  Training received will only enhance their play and skill sets.  It will help to make them a better teammate for their respective high school or club teams.

WHAT CAN ATHLETES EXPECT FROM EACH REGIONAL TRYOUT?

  • Girls will be grouped by their respective graduation years and put through skill evaluations and game play.
  • AU players will be onsite coaching stations and assisting with the player assessments
  • Athletes can expect a diverse group of evaluators to offer a fair and unbiased evaluation

IF SELECTED TO A REGIONAL TEAM, WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT?

Selected participants will only be expected to attend the AU National Summit. There will not be any practices or gatherings before this event.  Selected participants will receive virtual training on confidence and leadership building, but that will be done on the participants own time and not mandatory.

IS THERE AN ADDITIONAL COST TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2-DAY CHAMPIONSHIP SUMMIT?

Yes, there is an additional fee for selected participants. Accepted participants will be sent this registration individually.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE FEE?

Practice and necessary apparel are included.

Is housing included?

Hotel information will be sent out. All housing is the responsibility of the participant.

WILL THERE BE A TRAINER ON SITE?

Yes, there will be certified Athletic Trainers onsite 24/7.