Central Florida's
Elite Club Lacrosse Program

Crabs Lacrosse Affiliate

About

Always Sunny Lacrosse, Inc. (“Sunny Lacrosse”) is an elite level lacrosse program formed for Central Florida high school lacrosse players by Central Florida High School Coaches in 2017. Our focus is to develop exceptional lacrosse IQ, physical fitness, and on-the-field skills in our players. 

 

  • The Always Sunny Programs are an elite recruitment and developmental travel team for Central Florida area high school and youth players. Always Sunny Lacrosse players must have a strong desire to advance their lacrosse game to a highly competitive level. Our mission is to give these highly motivated players the coaching and guidance to develop and improve their game so they can get to the next level.

The Always Sunny Lacrosse name was an idea of Coach Kyle Hofstaedter. A native of Philadelphia and a fan of the tv show, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia; he thought it was only fitting for the club to combine his Philadelphia roots and the location of the club: The Sunshine State.

 
Players

255

95

Years of Experience

13

Coaches

1

Goal

Coaches

Always Sunny Lacrosse has more than 75 years combined coaching experience
Kyle Hofstaedter
Head Coach
Bishop Moore Cath. HS
Orlando, Florida

Coaching Experience
Head Coach: Hagerty High School (2017-2019)
Head Coach: Trinity Preparatory School (2015-2016)
Head Coach: Calvin College (DIII) (2014-2015)
Assistant Coach: Eastern University (DIII) (2014)
Assistant Coach: Rollins College (DII) (2011-2013)
Assistant Coach: DeSales University (DIII) (2009-2010)

Playing Experience
Saint Joseph's University (DI) - Close Defense (2004-2008)
Dutch National Lacrosse Team (2006, 2008, 2010, 2014)
Ryan Healey
Head Coach
Winter Park HS
Winter Park, Florida

Coaching Experience
Head Coach: Winter Park High School (2012-Present)
Assistant Coach: Boone High School (2010-2012)
Assistant Coach: Florida State University (MCLA) (2007-2010)
Head Coach: Winter Park High School (2003-2007)
Head Coach: Winter Park JV (2001-2002)

Florida High School Runner-Up
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007
Nate Kellis
Head Coach
Oviedo High School
Oviedo, Florida

Coaching Experience
Head Coach: Oviedo High School (2017-Present)

Playing Experience
Birmingham Southern College (DIII)
Matthew Campbell
Head Coach
Lake Brantley HS
Longwood, Florida

Coaching Experience
Head Coach: Lake Brantley HS (2016-Present)
Assistant Coach: Lake Brantley HS (2015)

Playing Experience
Mercer University (D1) - Close Defense (2011-2014)
Chris Lewis
Head Coach
Rollins College (D2)
Winter Park, Florida
Spencer Wims
Head Coach
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (D2)
Dayton Beach, Florida
Charlie Battaglini
Head Coach
Dr. Phillips HS
Orlando, Florida

College
United States Naval Academy
Rabon Smith
Head Coach
Edgewater HS
Orlando, Florida

Coaching Experience
Head Coach: Edgewater High School
Assistant Coach: Lycoming College
Assistant Coach: Rollins College
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What's The Difference?

 

LOCAL REC TEAMS (School/Town):

Most towns have their own youth rec team. That youth rec team usually helps feed into a certain High School. For example:

Brantley Bulldogs Youth usually feeds into Lake Brantley High School

Swarm Youth usually feeds into Bishop Moore Catholic

Winter Park Lacrosse Club usually feed into Winter Park High School

Sometimes these youth rec teams help feed into multiple high schools. For example:

West Orange Outlaws feeds into Windermere HS, West Orange HS, Olympia HS

C4E Arrowheads feeds into Hagerty HS, Oviedo HS and Winter Springs HS.

Most high schools also have their own club team that consists of players and coaches from the same school. These local club teams will practice and condition in the fall/winter season to prepare for the spring high school season. This is the school-based club-team similar to O-Town Tropics, WP Retrievers, Brantley Bulldogs, Oviedo Pride, West Orange Whalers, Old School LC, Swarm, etc.

ALWAYS SUNNY (Regional-based, Central Florida):

A Central Florida travel club team that consists of players and coaches throughout the Greater Central Florida area. Always Sunny club teams will run from May through July. Programming will pick back up from September through January. Our club teams will attend Southern Region events as well as National Recruiting events for the older teams. Players will have the opportunity to work with top coaches and players throughout the state to develop their skills.

 

 

CRABS LACROSSE (State and National Teams):   

A state team for Florida's top lacrosse players. This team will give access to individual development and national exposure at the most prestigious recruiting events while playing with teammates from across the state of Florida. Players will also have access to the national team as they pursue their collegiate goals.

 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Fall 2020
Orlando, Florida
Always Sunny Lacrosse Fall 2020 - Youth Free Agent
NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED - Use the following coupon code to pay by check or PayPal at a later date: paylater
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Fall 2020
Orlando, Florida
Always Sunny Lacrosse Fall 2020 - High School Free Agent
NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED - Use the following coupon code to pay by check or PayPal at a later date: paylater
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November 21-22, 2020
Boombah Sports Complex
3d/Inside Lacrosse Southern Retreat Team - Sanford, Florida
2021/2022 - Elite Division 2023/2024 - Rising Division
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Recruitment Information

Join Always Sunny Lacrosse

Orlando, Florida, USA

Buffalo, New York USA

Orlando Phone: 407-990-9904

Coach@AlwaysSunnyLacrosse.com

Buffalo Phone: 716-218-0794

Buffalo@AlwaysSunnyLacrosse.com

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