Tyke is for players born between 2010-2011
The purpose of the Mini-Tyke and Tyke leagues is to introduce, emphasize, and develop the fundamental skills of lacrosse.
The focus of practices as well as games is to promote an environment that encourages participation, skill development, and overall enjoyment of the game.
Please refer to the Equipment Guide page under the Parentâ€™s Resource Tab. Note that mouth guards are required for Tykes.
There are goalies in Tyke lacrosse and the Titans will provide goalie equipment. All players are encouraged to play the position of goalie throughout the season.
The Tyke season begins in April and ends in June.
For 2017, the Titans had 6 Tyke teams.
Kids will be divided into teams of approximately 10-12 players.
Tyke Games will be 1 hour - 5 minute warm up, three 15 minute periods and 3 minute period breaks.
Clock is run time with only stoppage being for time outs.
Tykes will play Tuesday and Thursday evenings, with games start times being anytime from 6pm to 7 pm and game end times anytime from 7 pm to 8 pm. Preference were arena scheduling allows will be to 6pm starts. Games will be scheduled in close geographic proximities, not league wide. Tykes teams can expect a practice each week as well.
At the end of the season, a special â€œTyke Festivalâ€ is held where all teams come together to play one another in a fun and festive atmosphere.
Tykes will play Tuesday and Thursday evenings, with games start times being anytime from 6 pm to 7 pm and game end times anytime from 7 pm to 8 pm. Preference where arena scheduling allows will be to 6 pm starts.
Games will be scheduled in close geographic proximity, not league wide.
Throughout the season, in order to encourage the development of this environment, there will be no standings for Mini Tyke or Tyke. Please note that although standings are not kept, standard game results procedures must be followed (ie. sending in the game sheets).
Team selection dates TBA.
The Director will attempt to accommodate reasonable friend/coach requests where possible while still maintaining parity teams (teams being made equal with respect to ability level). No GUARANTEES are made with respect to friend/coach requests and make sure the friend/coach you are requesting is aware of your intentions.
If you would like to make a friend request, please contact Miles Mackow at email@example.com by March 1, 2018.
Additionally, there is always a need for head coaches and assistant coaches. If you are interested in coaching, please contact Miles Mackow.