About Us

MISSION STATEMENT

The PHANTASTIX are middle and high school tournament level teams (grades 4 thru 11) composed of serious lacrosse players who demonstrate great promise, who desire to improve their playing skills and techniques, and who are committed to the sport of lacrosse. The Club strives to develop character, build confidence, and increase the self-esteem of its members through an instructional and supportive team environment.

 

TIME COMMITMENT

Middle School

The Phantastix Middle School program has 3 seasonal components:
Fall Ball Program
3 Practices
1 Tournaments

Winter Program
Winter league (optional)
Winter Skills Clinics (optional)

Spring/Summer Program
10-12 mandatory practices
4 tournaments

 

High School

The Phantastix High School Program includes:

Fall Ball Program
3 Practices
4 Recruiting Tournaments

Winter Program
Winter league (optional)

Spring/Summer Program
10-12 mandatory practices
4-5 recruiting tournaments

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

Players are selected for invitation into the Club based on their potential for improvement, coachability, athleticism, skill level, understanding of the game, and dedication to the sport.  For most age groups, we carry two teams: Purple and White. The Phantastix program is a competitive one and membership invitations are extended for a single year of participation only. All players are reevaluated annually.

 

DIRECTORS

PHANTASTIX is owned and directed by JoAnn Yusko, Lorraine Beers and Jessica Brophy Lake. Phantastix was founded in 1999 by JoAnn Yusko and Sue Frazier.  The club is supported by a highly experienced group of coaches and strives to support its players in all aspects of their development.   Many of our coaches are top collegiate players and alumni of our club.

Our Phantastix West Division was founded in 2018 based out of Central Pa (Lancaster Area).  This is run and directed by Claudia Ovchinnikoff.

FEE STRUCTURE

The fee for the MIDDLE SCHOOL players will include interactive, quality coaching designed to improve individual and team skills, all tournament registrations, competitive playing experiences, equal playing time for all dedicated team members in good standing, all field costs, coaches’ fees, meeting room rentals, and email updates.

The fee for HIGH SCHOOL players includes all of the items listed above as well as recruitment guidance, photo/contact cards for college coaches, connect lax recruiting profile and intermediary services between athletes and college coaches.

Note: All travel related expenses are extra and are the responsibility of each individual player.

 

PAYMENT TERMS

In general, 2020-2021 East fees are as follows:

2023 $2200
2024 $2200
2025 $2000
2026 $1700
2027 $1300
2028 $1100
2029 $1100
2030 $1100

*includes fall 2019 and summer 2020 tournaments

Payment terms are spread over 4 periods from August until March.

There are no refunds

PLEASE NOTE:

Our East location practice in the Wayne/ Villanova area at The Academy of Notre Dame, Agnes Irwin or Valley Forge Military Academy.

Our West location practices in the Lancaster area at Spooky Nook or Weaver Road FIelds.