Dallas Eliuk with Team USBOXLA Goaltenders
- Dallas Eliuk
Currently there's hundreds of American goalies playing box in the USA and having a great time doing it, but they don't get the amount of shots or the instruction that their Canadian counterparts do. Elite level instruction is exactly what is needed to develop a new generation of elite level US goaltenders.
At the pro level, the last American born goalie that logged any substantial minutes in the NLL was Erik Miller...way back in 2006.
The box goalie position has simply been been dominated by Canadian and First Nations players. It's time to change that.
BUT I'm only interested in playing field lacrosse in college not playing in the NLL. I like to play box goalie as a secondary sport only.
WELL consider this at the highest level. Every 4 years World Lacrosse hosts the World Championship. This is field lacrosse, and the last American goalie to be named to the exclusive ALL-WORLD team was Trevor Tierney back in 2002. From 2006 on, each of the ALL-WORLD goalies have been Canadian box goalies who also play field. So if you are serious about field lacrosse goaltending, you should get serious about elite box lacrosse development. You'll be an early adopter and you'll have a competitive advantage over your field first piers.
USBOXLA is proud to introduce the USBOXLA Goalie Academy with Dallas Eliuk.
All Goalies from Novice to HS Elite. Boys and Girls.
Friday Feb 16th
The Rinks Irvine
Specific Instructions: All players are to be dressed in heavy sweatshirt and sweatpants (to avoid tennis ball sting) w/helmet, gloves, jock, goal stick, ready to go on Rink 3 at The Rinks. Bring your water bottle and full equipment.
Helmet with throat guard, mouth guard, gloves and jock are required. Goalie sticks, pants, shin guards and uppers.
Boddam Goalie Equipment
Boddam, the Official Goalie Equipment Supplier to the NLL and USBOXLA will be on hand with plenty of product for goalies looking to upgrade.
No Cleats. Basketball or running shoes only.
Please contact Dallas Eliuk
NLL and Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame Goaltender Dallas Eliuk