KITCHENER — Colin Doyle doesn’t have a Kitchener address any longer.
KITCHENER — Colin Doyle doesn’t have a Kitchener address any longer.
The K-W Braves Junior “A” Lacrosse Club, now celebrating our 50th anniversary, invites you to attend our Conditioning and Evaluation Camps starting this Sunday March 5th, 3:30-5:00pm at Queensmount Arena in Kitchener. Please pay close attention to the criteria below for your right to attend. If you wish to attend but aren’t clear on the process or your rights, please contact your team manager or give us a call to clarify. Team management will be available at these runs to discuss your options as a player.
Additional dates will follow as per below:
Sunday March 12 1:30-3:00pm
Sunday March 19 3:30-5:00pm
Sunday March 26 3:30-5:00pm
The KW Braves are excited to partner with Limitless Performance to help provide the Braves with a competitive advantage by improving the overall strength and conditioning levels of each individual player while fine tuning their nutrition habits to ensure that the players are performing at the highest level possible every game, practice, and workout. www.limitless-performance.ca
You are more than welcome to attend if you are a:
Graduating Midget from KW Minor
A parent’s consent form must be completed because you are under the age of 18.
Jr B or Jr C player who resides in KW
Your present team should be notified you are attending. If you are under the age of 18, a parent’s consent form must be completed.
Jr B or Jr C player who does not reside KW
You will require a “permission to run” from your Junior team and if you are under the age of 18, a parent’s consent form must be completed. As well, you cannot reside in a centre that has a Jr A team.
Graduating Midget who does not reside in KW
You will require “permission to run” from any Junior B/C team in your jurisdiction as well as a parent’s consent form must be completed because you are under the age of 18. As well you cannot reside in a centre with a Jr “A” team and you cannot have been drafted by another Jr A team.
Returning player from 2016 Braves team
If you are under the age of 18, a parent’s consent form must be completed on first visit to camp.
Player drafted by the KW Braves.
A parent’s consent form must be completed if you are under the age of 18.
There is no cost for the floor time. You will require full equipment. Please allow an extra 15 minutes to complete all required documentation. Any questions or concerns, please contact one of the following:
COREY HALLMAN firstname.lastname@example.org 519-404-4174
JEFF WILLIAMSON email@example.com 519-777-7997
The KW Braves Junior “A” Lacrosse Club are pleased and excited by their selection of Cameron Coughlin, a graduate of the Cambridge Chiefs midget lacrosse team. We look forward to watching his journey in Junior Lacrosse.
Listed below is a complete list of the selections for the 2017 Midget Draft.
Statement from Dean McLeod, Commissioner of the Ontario Junior “A” Lacrosse League:
“On behalf of the Ontario Junior “A” Lacrosse League, congratulations to the 2017 Junior “A” Midget Entry Draft selections. The OJALL continues to improve with each year’s Midget Entry Draft, which offers elite box lacrosse players from all across Ontario the opportunity to compete at the premiere level of play. We welcome these 22 gentlemen to an opportunity in our league, and wish them the best of luck as we anticipate a successful, strong season in 2017.”
The KW Braves participated for the first time in this years’ Wounded Warrior Tournament. While the game results weren’t as expected, the cause was and proceeds in excess of $5,500 were achieved at this tournament. A big shout out to Todd Stewart for his efforts in putting this tournament on.
Here is a link to a collection of pictures from the tournament. http://www.sportdad.ca/Galleries/Lacrosse/Box/Wounded-Warrior-Tournament
Many thanks to SPORTDAD for this great collection. @sportdadca @woundedwarriorscanada
The KW Braves Jr A Lacrosse Club will be participating in the 3rd annual Wounded Warriors Jr. A Pre-Season Tournament.
The tournament will be held at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, on December 27th-28th. The format will be 8 team double elimination all proceeds will go towards Wounded Warriors Canada.
Wounded Warriors does incredible work with our Canadian military veterans through a number of great programs. Pairing veterans with PTSD service dogs and horses, transitioning veterans into the workforce and providing counselling to veterans struggling with mental illness are only a few of the programs Wounded Warriors Canada funds. The money raised with this tournament is literally changing and saving lives.
FURTHER DETAILS TO FOLLOW.
The KW Braves held their AGM on Wednesday November 16th. Thanks to all the interested parties that attended in the interest of junior lacrosse.
Below is our new Braves executive.
KW Braves Executive
Lawrie Hallman President
Corey Hallman 1st VP Sponsorship
Fred Rooymans 2nd VP Marketing/Promotion
Sally Orleman Treasurer
Wendy Bernardo Secretary
Board of Directors Members
Corey Hallman General Manager
Chris Driscoll Head Coach
Wednesday November 16th, 7:00pm @ Weber Supply, 1830 Strasburg Road, Kitchener.
All positions are open for election.
VP, Marketing/Special Events
The Braves are looking for energetic volunteers to help build a strong foundation for our team. 2017 will be our 50th anniversary. Come out and be a part of something great.
If you have any questions, please email Lawrie Hallman, President, firstname.lastname@example.org
This hockey pool is a fundraiser intended to generate some fun and friendly competition while at the same time help to fund the operation of the KW Braves Junior “A” Lacrosse Club. Our apologies for being late in sending this out. You still have 8 days to complete.
This is a 50/50 pool with prize money to be paid out to the first three positions.
I encourage every invited participant to recruit family, friends and co-workers to join this pool and share in the fun.
Thank you in advance for your participation.
ENTRIES MUST BE COMPLETED BY Wednesday OCTOBER 19TH – 7:00pm
Immediately make your selections on this same screen.
PAYMENT – ASAP
– send cheque or cash, $25.00 per entry
– cheques made out to KW LACROSSE ALUMNI
– mail to Lawrie Hallman, 699 Munich Circle, Waterloo, N2V 2L6
– Send eTransfer to email@example.com
Upon all entries being received they will be entered online and updates will be available online
at www.hockeydraft.ca – userid = kwbraves and password = hockey
In the 2016 NLL Awards ceremony last night in Oakville, four Braves Alumni received awards for their contributions in the NLL in the 2016 season. Congratulations, you have made all of your former teammates, friends, family and all Braves Alumni very proud.
Ben McIntosh, Saskatchewan Rush
Executive of the Year
Lee Genier, Saskatchewan Rush
Media Person of the Year (Tom Borrelli Award)
General Manager of the Year
Steve Dietrich, Buffalo Bandits
Head Coach of the Year
Glenn Clark, New England Black Wolves
Air Canada Wingman of the Year
Callum Crawford, Colorado Mammoth
Teammate of the Year
Mike Poulin, Calgary Roughnecks
Transition Player of the Year
Brad Self, Rochester Knighthawks
Defensive Player of the Year
Ryan Dilks, Saskatchewan Rush
Goaltender of the Year
Evan Kirk, New England Black Wolves
Rookie of the Year
Randy Staats, Georgia Swarm
Most Valuable Player
Dhane Smith, Buffalo Bandits
The 2016 NLL Draft took place on Monday September 26th in Oakville. The KW Braves are pleased and very proud to announce the following graduated and current players were drafted last night.
1st Round, 7th overall –KYLE JACKSON – drafted by Rochester Knighthawks – former captain of the Braves
2nd Round, 18th overall – KEVIN ORLEMAN – drafted by Buffalo Bandits – 1st goalie taken in the draft
4th Round, 47th overall – DRAKE SMITH – drafted by Buffalo Bandits- joins his brother Dhane and cousin Billy Dee with the Bandits
Left to Right – Drake Smith, Kyle Jackson, Kevin Orleman, Dhane Smith
Full draft results.
1) Saskatchewan (from Vancouver): Ryan Keenan (Quinnipiac University)
2) Toronto: Challen Rogers (Stony Brook University)
3) Saskatchewan (from Rochester): Mike Messenger (Limestone College)
4) Georgia: Bryan Cole (University of Maryland)
5) Calgary: Holden Cattoni (Johns Hopkins University)
6) Rochester (from New England): Josh Currier (Virginia Wesleyan College)
7) Rochester (from Colorado): Kyle Jackson (University of Michigan)
8) New England (from Buffalo via Georgia): Seth Oakes (University of Albany)
9) Colorado (from Saskatchewan): Zach Herreweyers (Loyola University)
10) Georgia: Connor Sellars (Belmont Abbey College)
11) Vancouver: James Rahe (Robert Morris University)
12) Toronto (from Toronto via New England): Latrell Harris (St. Catherines)
13) Buffalo (from Rochester): Justin Martin (University of Guelph)
14) Saskatchewan* (from New England via Georgia): Matthew Hossack (Rochester Institute of Technology)
15) Calgary: Vaughn Harris (Six Nations Chiefs)
16) Rochester* (from Buffalo via New England): Dan Lomas (High Point University)
17) Georgia (from Colorado): Leo Stouros (Colgate University)
18) Buffalo: Kevin Orleman (University of Guelph)
19) New England (from Saskatchewan): Doug Jamieson (Onondoga)
20) Georgia: Warren Hill (Syracuse University)
21) Calgary: Matt Symes (Whittier College)
22) Georgia (from Vancouver): Lachlan Elder (Burlington Chiefs)
23) Toronto: Jordan Magnuson (Coquitlam Adanacs)
24) New England (from Rochester via Georgia): Joel Coyle (Orangeville Northmen)
25) Georgia: Brayden Hill (Six Nations)
26) Calgary: Brody Eastwood (Stony Brook University)
27) Calgary (from New England): Keegan Rittinger (Coquitlam Adanacs)
28) Georgia (from Colorado): Matt Kavanagh (University of Notre Dame)
29) New England (from Buffalo via Rochester): Kyle Trolley (University of Notre Dame)
30) Saskatchewan: Mason Pynn (Drexel University)
31) Buffalo: TJ Sanders (Penn State)
32) Vancouver: Adam Jay (Delta Sr A)
33) New England (from Toronto): Brandon Robinson (Brampton Excelsiors)
34) Rochester: Tyler Albrecht (Loyola University)
35) Colorado* (from Georgia): Taylor Stuart (Bellarmine University)
36) Calgary: Jake Archdekin (Calgary Mountaineers)
37) New England: Miles Jones (Duke University)
38) New England* (from Georgia via Colorado): Dan Michel (Trent University)
39) Buffalo: Bryce Brochu (Wheeling Jesuit University)
40) Saskatchewan: Mike Kaminski (Saskatchewan SWAT)
41) Vancouver: Cody Teichroeb (Langley Thunder)
42) Toronto: Jackson Hullbert (Burlington Chiefs)
43) Rochester: Luke Laszkiewicz (Robert Morris University)
44) Georgia: Liam Byrnes (Marquette University)
45) Calgary: Tony Tremblay (Calgary Mountaineers)
46) Colorado: Kyle Whitlow (Marquette University)
47) Buffalo: Drake Smith (Kitchener-Waterloo)
48) Saskatchewan: Spencer Bromley (McGill University)
49) Vancouver: Danton Miller (Six Nations)
50) Toronto: Jamie McMahon (University of Waterloo)
51) Rochester: Brine Rice (Onondaga)
52) Buffalo (from Georgia): Logan Holmes (Windsor Clippers)
53) Calgary: Austin Rockwell (Calgary Mountaineers)
54) New England: Garrett Lewis (Toronto Beaches)
55) Colorado: Jamal Shears (Mimico Jr A)
56) New England (from Buffalo): Andrew Mullen (University of Virginia)
57) Saskatchewan: Riley McKinnon (Whitby Jr A)