Vancouver, BC – Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – The Vancouver Stealth and National Lacrosse League today have announced the 2018 combine schedule including one event taking place inside Langley Events Centre.
The home of the Vancouver Stealth will host one of the five combines in a one-day event on September 8, 2018, where 2018 draft hopefuls and offseason free agents will take part.
The combines will consist of fitness and lacrosse testing, a practice run by NLL team coaching staffs, a game played by NLL Rules, and the opportunity for teams to meet with potential draftees and free agents. Top professional lacrosse coaches and scouts will attend each of the five combines along with select college and top club coaches. Both participants and team personnel will have full access to test results, practice and game film.
“For the first time in our history we will hold five player combines across North America in search of the next group of great lacrosse players for the League”, said NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. “The addition of these regional combines will provide a growing number of lacrosse players opportunities to be seen by our coaches and scouts, continuing to grow our player pool in both depth and talent, as we continue to expand the League. This is an important step to fuel our expansion efforts and build relationships with top level players across North America”.
The addition of regional combines will create easier access for a larger prospect pool to be noticed by NLL teams, and allow teams the opportunity to create unprecedented depth on their draft boards to hopefully identify their future franchise players. The 2018 Combines will shine a spotlight on the NLL and professional box lacrosse hopefuls across the continent throughout the summer months.
The NLL will hold combines at the following locations:
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The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional indoor lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 11 franchises across the United States and Canada: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, New England Black Wolves, Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock and Vancouver Stealth. For more information, visit NLL.com and find the NLL on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter .