At The St. James, players of every age and experience level learn from gifted coaches with impeccable credentials. Choose from a variety of programming at the region's premier lacrosse venue.

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The St. James Differentiators

The St. James's world-class lacrosse program in Springfield, VA offers untold opportunities for current and aspiring lacrosse players in the DC Metro area to perform at their peak. Our expert lacrosse coaches—recognized all-stars of the game—instill expertise and passion for the game with custom player development and team culture building that caters to every competitive tier. We offer:

  • Team coaching and private lacrosse lessons for defense, midfielders, attack, and goalies
  • Fun, instructional development clinics and leagues focusing on lacrosse for kids
  • On and off-field training regimens to improve strength, conditioning, and agility
  • Intensive lacrosse camps for players of all ages and abilities
  • A competitive club lacrosse program for girls and boys
  • State-of-the-art indoor turf lacrosse field, team locker rooms, and viewing stands

Training & Instruction

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Ages 4 - 7

Scoopers LAX

Starts on October 4

Lacrosse Leagues

Every lacrosse league at The St. James offers curated competition to suit everyone's needs, whether games-only or pick-up recreational play. The St. James Field House is a climate-controlled venue with state-of-the-art locker rooms and stadium seating - ideal for perennial lacrosse leagues. And post-match, players and spectators can socialize and grab refreshments nearby at Vim & Victor.

Boys Winter Youth Lacrosse League

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8U thru High School


Saturdays and Sundays, January 5th - February 11th

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Girls Winter Youth Lacrosse League

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2nd Grade thru High School


Saturdays & Sundays, December 2nd - February 11th

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Adult Winter Box Lacrosse League

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  • Tuesdays, January 9th - February 20th
  • 8:30 PM-11:00 PM
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Lacrosse Teams

NCAA-Level Club Lacrosse

Join the fastest-growing collegiate sport with our NCAA-caliber girls and boys club lacrosse teams that complement your kids' current youth and high school programs. The St. James is the perfect place for youth lacrosse players to glean and upgrade their game in a positive, safe, supportive environment, inspiring and nurturing a lifelong love of the sport.

Girls Club Lacrosse Teams

If you are looking for a girls club lacrosse program that provides a competitive experience playing top-level teams and is focused on developing each player, then The St. James Lacrosse is the place to be. With a program that includes both Stars Lacrosse in Northern VA and MC Elite Lacrosse in Montgomery County, MD, The St. James offers year-round lacrosse training and elite tournament competition for girls in Youth, Middle School, and High School across the DMV to play at the highest level.

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Boys Club Lacrosse Teams

The St. James Boys Club Lacrosse program is run by Rick Sowell, Directors of Boys Lacrosse. Rick brings more than 20 years of head coaching experience at the D1 level. He is one of just three coaches to lead 3 different programs (Dartmouth, Stonybrook and Navy), to the NCAA Lacrosse Championship tournament. Among many other accomplishments, Rick was also Conference Coach of the Year, on 5 separate occasions.  

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Fall Girls Shooting Stars Pre-Travel Team

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Pre-K to 4th Grade

  • Saturdays, September 9th - October 28th
  • 12:30 PM-2:30 PM
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Fall Pre-Tournament Play Days

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2028 thru 2033 Girls


Saturday, September 30th & Saturday, October 7th

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Thanksgiving Youth Lacrosse Clinic powered by College Athletes

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3rd Grade thru 12th Grade

  • Friday, November 24th
  • 9:00 AM-4:00 PM (times vary based on age group)
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Private Lacrosse Lessons

Elite-level training, one-on-one workshops, top coaches who know the nuances of the game—enjoy it all at the ultimate lacrosse center in the DC metro area: The St. James.

During private lacrosse lessons, our expert coaches will guide players through technical and tactical work, position-specific training and overall game concepts.

For every young laxer slinging cannons, there's a bulletproof goalie just waiting to rise. Our personalized coaching builds confidence, reaction time and tactical skills.

Pricing starts at $72 per hour. For private lacrosse lessons, please contact a Sales Ambassador.

Meet Our Lacrosse Coaches

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Rick Sowell

Director of Boys Lacrosse

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Kristen Carr

Director of Girls Lacrosse

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Stacey Williams

Girls Travel Lacrosse Director

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Shelby Samperton

Director of Recruiting for MC Elite & STJ Stars Lacrosse

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