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The NCHS Pre-Season training will feature a complete workout with 2 weeks of on field lacrosse specific activities as well as group strength, agility, and speed training session.  On field sessions will be run by Coaches Andy Towers, Mike Regan and Jamie Hanford (bios below) and the strength and conditioning will be directed by NCHS Strength Coach Jason Miska. Each day will include 2 90 min sessions one strength and conditioning and the other lacrosse skills. 

The total fee for the sessions is only $100.  Complete payment is required at time of registration.  If payment is not made registrations will be put on a waitlist after 5 days.  Those on waitlist will only be accepted if space is available.

Registration Link for HS Pre-Season:


Week 2

Please see below for the revised Pre-Season Camp Schedule.   
We have updated our schedule to enable the NCHS players to attend "career night" at New Canaan High School this coming Wednesday night. 
(The changes / updates - We flopped Tuesday's Schedule with Wednesday's Schedule).   
Monday - March 16th
6:15 - 9:15pm - NCHS Boys
Tuesday - March 17th
6:15 - 9:15pm - NCHS Boys
Wednesday - March 18th
2:30 - 5:30pm - NCHS Boys
Thursday - March 19th
2:30 - 5:30pm - NCHS Boys
Friday - March 20th
6:15 - 9:15pm - NCHS Boys
Saturday - March 21th
4:00 - 7:00pm - NCHS Boys 

Coaches Bios:


Andrew Towers brings over 19 years of Division 1 College coaching experience to the table, most recently at Dartmouth College, where he served as the Head Men's Lacrosse Coach from 2009-2014. Towers is also the founder of Lacrosse Draws LLC, an organization committed to moving the game of lacrosse forward through individual player development, youth camps and clinics, and speaking engagements. 

Recently inducted into the US Lacrosse - Connecticut Hall of Fame as well as the Brown University Sports Hall of Fame, Towers had an illustrious career as a player. After earning All-American as a junior at New Canaan HS in CT, he went on to make the 1988 19 & Under USA Team. At Brown, he led the Bruins to Ivy and New England Championships, earned Division 1 All-American 3 times at 2 different positions (2X 1st-Team AA at midfield, once HM at attack), All-Ivy 3X, All-New England 3X, and Ivy League Player of the Year honors once. He still holds the records at Brown for both goals in a season (59) and goals in a career (150). After college, Towers continued his playing career in the professional indoor (National Lacrosse League - Philadelphia Wings, Boston Blazers, NY Saints) and outdoor (Major League Lacrosse -  Boston Cannons, Bridgeport Barrage) leagues, earning All-Star Honors in Major League Lacrosse while leading the league in face-off winning percentage at 58%.  Towers currently resides in New Canaan, CT with his wife Charlene, daughter Tyler (11), son James (7), and dog Clawed.

Mike Regan is considered one of the top midfielders to play lacrosse over the past 15 years.  Mike has played for TEAM USA in two heritage cups (2002, 2004), played 6 seasons in the indoor National Lacrosse League and 5 seasons in the outdoor pro Major League Lacrosse.  Mike holds the record in the MLL for most two-point goals scored in a career. While playing in the MLL, Mike was offensive MVP for the Boston Cannons and 4-time all-star.  He is considered one of the best pure shooters in lacrosse history.  In 2002, he helped the Albany Attack win the pro indoor NLL Championship. In college Mike was a 2x All-American at Butler.   He was 2x team captain.   In 2000, he was team MVP and awarded the Great Western Lacrosse League Player of the Year. For the past four years, Mike has been a volunteer coach in the New Canaan Youth Lacrosse Association, helping coach teams, off-season programs, and pre-season clinics.


Jamie Hanford was a 3x All-American at Loyola College and was a 13 year indoor / outdoor All-Pro Professional Lacrosse player.  During his pro career he helped the Philadelphia Wings and the Colorado Mammoth, win NLL Championships.   While a member of the Baltimore Bayhawks, he helped the team win the MLL Championship in 2002.  In 2002, Jamie was assistant captain of Team USA and helped the team win the Heritage Cup.   Jamie is currently a member of the Men’s Ireland National team.  Jamie is one of Darien High School’s greatest lacrosse players of all-time.    He was a 3x All FCIAC player, 2x All-Sate, All-American, and CT Player of the year in 1994.  He helped Darien win its first two FCIAC championships in 1992 & 1994.   In his senior year, he was the North South All-Star Game MVP.  In 2012, he was selected to be inducted into the Connecticut Lacrosse Hall of Fame (only the second lacrosse player ever to be honored by the CT Chapter).   Jamie has been coaching in lacrosse camps for nearly two decades. Jamie is also the founder of Force 5 Lacrosse.