NJ Riot H.S. Teams – College Recruiting Information Session

NJ Riot Lacrosse will be holding a recruiting information session for its H.S. teams on Tuesday night October 28th starting at 7pm.  The meeting will be held in the Rothman Building on the FDU campus in Madison.

Coach Scarpello (FDU – D3) along with Brian Fisher (Head Coach) and Bill McCutcheon (Asst. Coach) from Monmouth University (D1) will speak and answer any and all questions you might have about the college recruiting process.

There will also be a discussion about recruiting showcases and prospect days.

New NJ Riot Branded Apparel Store is OPEN!

In conjunction with Breakaway Lacrosse, our hard and soft goods supplier, we are very pleased to open our NJ Riot Lacrosse Apparel Web Store.  This online store is “open” 24/7, 365 days a year.  All items on the site are in inventory.  Orders are processed within a day and shipped in 1-2 business days.  You can visit the store via this link:


NJ Riot 2017 Wins the Victory Event Series Summer Slam 2014

The NJ Riot 2017 team went undefeated and won the Summer 2014 Championship in the 2017 AA Division.  The team won its 2 games on Saturday (6/21) and then won 4 straight games on Sunday (including quarterfinal and semifinal playoff games) to make it to the Championship game where they defeated the MD Wolfpack by the score of 5-1.

Lacrosse Academy Summer Camp – Powered by NJ Riot

Summer 2014  – Lacrosse Academy Camp

FDU Head Lacrosse Coach Pat Scarpello is excited to announce the opening of registration for his annual Lacrosse Academy Camp at Fairleigh Dickinson University – Powered by NJ Riot Lacrosse.  The Camp will be held July 7-10, 2014 with both an overnight and daily program.

Details and Registration Information can be found on our CLINICS  & TRAINING page.

NJ Riot’s Lee Southren Continues to Participate in Club Directors Panel on www.laxallstars.com

Over the past month Lee Southren (NJ Riot CEO/Founder) has participated in an online panel with a number of other prominent elite lacrosse club program directors.  Each week the panel is presented with a thought-provoking question (or questions) and all the answers are then posted onwww.laxallstars.com. This panel has been extremely well-received and the answers are incredibly informative. In week 1 Lee (and the others) responded to the initial question of “What makes a club lacrosse program successful?”.   His previously provided answer can be read by clicking the red link:Club Directors Panel Q&A.

In the subsequent weeks, the following questions were posed and responses to the panel answers can be accessed by red links below each question.  We hope you find this information informative.

 Week 2 Questions: a) Given the shift towards freshmen and sophomore recruiting, have you considered, or are you, considering, moving your top coaches to the younger teams? And b) how are you preparing 14 and 15 year olds and their families for this accelerated process?

Link to Week 2 Responses:Week 2 Panel Responses

Week 3 Questions: a) Are you noticing a shift to club away from high school because of the emphasis on recruiting? Is this a good thing or bad thing? And b) Are club teams welcomed, or not supported, by the high school coaches inyour area?

Link to Week 3 Responses: Week 3 Panel Responses

Week 4 Question: What kind of expectations should a “Lacrosse Late Bloomer” have, after a fantastic Summer of lacrosse (before their senior year)?

Link to Week 4 Responses: Week 4 Panel Responses