Location: Zelienople, PA
Coach Thom Smith was born and raised in North Pittsburgh and began playing lacrosse at North Allegheny High School. After graduation he founded North Allegheny's middle school and youth programs and continued to coach there for the next few years. After coaching football for a several years, Thom returned to his passion - coaching lacrosse. He joined with Seneca Valley as a middle school coach and today coaches at the high school level. Thom also co-founded the Lax Speed Camp with Game Speed trainer, Shawn Moody.
Thom believes that the best lacrosse players are developed, not born. His tireless effort to reinforce the fundamentals has helped players achieve All American status and go on to play lacrosse at some of the top colleges in the country.
We help players who are serious about taking their game to The Next Level. Whether you are a novice who wants to be competitive, or a good player who strives to be great, our coaches will help you reach your fullest potential.
Our unique approach assesses your current lacrosse skills, footwork and attitude to determine if you will be a fit for our training program - not all players will be selected. If you are chosen we will customize your training plan in either a private or group session. You will be trained to master the fundamentals of your position, whether you play attack, midfield, defense or goalie. Lessons include stick handling, stick protection, catching, throwing, shooting, cradling, ground balls, dodging and footwork.