Our 2nd annual Viper "Friendlys" Game Day is Sun, Apr 22. Join us for a fun day of food (thank you Meyer Natural Foods for the burgers and dogs!), camaraderie, and lacrosse games between our FoCo and Windsor teams!
All proceeds from food purchases will go to the Boosters!
Do you want to take your goalie game to the next level? Come learn from one of the best on Apr 16 - Ryan LaPlante!Ryan is a former Viper who went on to start in 66 games as goalie at the University of Denver where he won a national championship in 2015.
Our Apr 23 and 30 clinics will be led by Dominic Alfieri. Dominic was a 2-time All-American Goalie at Texas A&M, 2-time Lone Star Alliance All Conference Team, and a Lone Star Alliance Defensive Player of the Year. He was a HS head coach for 8 years and an offensive/goalie coach in Texas and Connecticut for 3 years. During this time his teams won 4 district championships, 1 state title and finished in the top 5 in the state 4 times.
You'll learn the best skills, drills, and techniques used by the most successful goalies & goalie coaches in the country. This action-packed clinic will make you better!
April 16, 23, 30 (Monday)
Free to all Vipers players
Helmet, gloves, mouth guard, and water bottle
Jock and cup (a hockey goalie jock/cup is best)
Goalie chest protector, throat guard, and stick:
Emailus at if you would like to use our loaner gear
Do you want to take your faceoff game to the next level? Come learn from one of the best - Ryan Chamberlain!“Chambo” was a two-time All-American faceoff specialist at Colorado State University. During his career, Ryan set two CSU faceoff records as well as recorded a 70% career win percentage. He has been coaching faceoff specialists in California and Colorado for the past three years. You'll learn proper warm up, grip/stance variations, moves and counter-moves as well as get a ton of live reps. These action-packed clinics will make you better!
Apr 17 - Harmony Park, 5:30-6:30 pm
Apr 24 - Windsor High School (grass field north of baseball field), 5:30-6:30 pm
May 1 - Harmony Park, 5:30-6:30 pm
Stick, helmet, gloves, shoulder pads, elbow pads, cup, mouth guard, and water bottle
Players will be assigned to teams primarily based on experience
U11 and above:
Players will be assigned to teams primarily based on tryouts/evaluation
Players do not need to tryout to be placed on one of our beginner teams
The Windsor teamswill nothave tryouts (due to one team at each age level)
The Fort Collins teamswillhave tryouts (due to multiple teams at each age level)
Tryout participants must be registered for the spring season in order to tryout (this is a requirement of our insurance provider)
Each age group will have 2 days of tryouts -Feb 20and Feb 27- at The Edge (4450 Denrose Ct, Fort Collins):
U11 & U12 – arrive by 5:45 to gear up, sign in at 6, tryouts from 6:15-7:15 pm
U11 – on WEST field
U12 – on EAST field
U13 & U15 – arrive by 6:45 to gear up, sign in at 7, tryouts from 7:15-8:15 pm
U13 – on WEST field
U15– on EAST field
Team pages (with rosters, coaches, team contacts, and practice schedules) will be posted under the "Team Pages" tab (top left corner ofwww.fclax.com, below the big "V") the first week of March
Game schedules will be added the fourth week of March
Team managers (team mom or dad):
Please contact your son's coach ASAP after rosters are set if you're interested in being a team manager (click here for the Team Manager FAQ)
Coach for us!
We're always looking to add outstanding new coaches to our program. Lacrosse experience is a plus but not required - we have an excellent training and support program to help even novice coaches become great lacrosse coaches. Click here for more info.
Date of first practice:
Most teams will start practice the week of Mar 19
Fort Collins teams - Will not practice the week of PSD Spring Break (Mar 12-16)
Windsor teams - Will not practice the week of Windsor Spring Break (Mar 12-16)
More competitive teams may start practice a few weeks earlier
Teams will practice 2-3x/week
Practice start times:
Fort Collins teams - Most likely 5 pm or 6:15 pm
Windsor teams - Most likely 6 pm
Fort Collins teams - TBA (most likely SE Fort Collins)
Windsor teams - TBA
Practice schedules/locations will be posted on team pages the first week of March
Regular season- Most teams will be scheduled for 10 regular season CYLA games (half in Fort Collins, half in Denver area). Games cancelled due to weather or tournament conflicts likely won't be able to be rescheduled. The schedule will be postedthe fourth week of March. Games are planned for most of the following dates:
Jun 2-3May 19-20CYLA State Championships (Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Denver):
Teams will play on one day or the other (Saturday or Sunday)