Director of Lacrosse Performance Training
Why It Works
We develop our players overall athleticism and lacrosse skills simultaneously, so they progress at a rapid rate and enhance lacrosse specific skills and performance with stick skills that will translate to the game more naturally.
Our lacrosse performance training program is the most proven developmental system for players in Northern Virginia.
Jackson Smith -D1 Ohio State
Brandon Fisher -D1 Ohio State
Nic Ancona -D1 Wagner
Troy Jahelka-D1 Navy
Danny Kielbasa -D1 Army
Our Strength & Conditioning Approach
Depending on the athlete's development, they are introduced to weightlifting in addition to functional strength training , rotational power, core training, olympic lifting, sled pull, push and running for speed, power and endurance, balance, agility, reaction , speed and conditioning drills.
Lacrosse Performance Training
Our players are given
Sunday Wall Ball Training
We work with youth, high school, collegiate and professional athletes. We offer individual, group and team training year round.
Contact us and come experience your first free session today. Your GRIND is now!
Head Strength Coach, Owner
We have trained over 42 Division One Lacrosse players committed to major colleges and Universities.
Ryan O'Connor- D1 UNC
Ethan Powley -D1 Duke
Kat Zempolich -D1 Duke
Brendan Wallace -D1 Ohio State
Ryan Lamb -D1 UVA
Tyler Kellogg -D1 UVA
Luke Brugel -D1 UVA
Palmer Lloyd -D1 Rutgers
Steven Hillenbrand -D1 Rutgers
Patrick Gyennis -D1Maryland
Will Biagi -D1 Michigan
Michael McDonnell -D1 Michigan
Logan Aunon -D1 Delaware
Luke Davies -D1 VMI
NCAA 2014 National Champions
Ethan Powley trained and prepared at the Grind during his junior and senior year at Paul VI and added speed, power while gaining 25 LBS of muscles. As a freshman at Duke he broke all the lifting and condition records. As a sophomore he his the fastest and strongest on the team in all the functional lift and second on the bench and squat. A very driven and competitive athlete.
Ryan Lam, UVA put on 35LBS
2016 Regional and State Champions Dominion HS
Kyle Kivinski trained at the grind his sophomore year to add strength, power
and speed to his game so he could become a more dominant attackman.. Lead his HS to an impressive 21-0 and their first State Title.
Charlie O'Connor as an 8Th grader 93 mph fastest shoot
Jacob Angelus -D1 John Hopkins
Roman Puglise D1 Maryland
Steven Cornwell-D1 Maryland
RJ Barns -D1 Virginia Institute
Grant Dearden -D1 Penn State
John Schmank -D1 VMI
Cheech McLallen -D1 Drexel
Emmett Kembel -D1 Bryant University
Tyler Aunon -D1 Georgetown, Delaware
Michael Foster -D1 Jacksonville
Scott Primeau -D1 Furman
David Williamson -D1 Furman
Troy Jahelka -D1 Navy
Patrick McCormick -D1 Mount St. Mary
Adam Baker-D1 Mount St. Mary
Nic Ancona -D1 Wagner
Tim Dickson -D3 Delaware Valley
Bennett Lloyd -D3 Washington College
Brett Clark -D3 CNU
Greyson Ergenbright -D1 Dartmouth
Andrew Gartska -D3 Gettysburg
Michael Mc Cormick -D3 Gettysburg
Taylor Redmond -D3 Gettysburg
Andrew McCormick -D3 Catholic
Jeffrey Pisani -D3 Lynchburg College
NCAA 2016 National Champions
Ryan Oconnor trained and rehab at the Grind during his senior year at Paul VI to overcome a two time ACL injury . As a freshman at UNC he showed a lot of improvements and promises before suffering a third ACL injury that would prevent him from finishing the season. The 2017 season will be the biggest challenge he will have to overcome his injuries and compete for another national championship.