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Doug Shanahan MVP Faceoff Clinic

MVP Face-off Clinics provides all players at all levels with a comprehensive overview on:

  • Hands-on approach to specialized faceoff technique
  • Primary move training
  • Secondary move training
  • Footwork, stance, hand speed
  • Stick alignment & proper hand technique
  • Ground ball play
  • Drills for at-home training

As a coach and a player, Doug Shanahan brings with him his personal experience, unique skill set, and commitment to excellence that he will pass on to the next generation of faceoff specialists. 

LOCATION: HOUSTON CLINIC - THE WOODLANDS (BEAR BRANCH SPORT PARK)

Friday, May 14 (7-9pm) - Bear Branch Sports Park

Saturday, May 15 (5-7pm) - Bear Branch Sports Park

COST: $100 / player  ** (20 Player Limit / Session)


Doug Shanahan


Doug Shanahan is one of the greatest lacrosse players in the history of the game and has been inducted into four Halls of Fame. He was the first ever winner of the Tewaaraton Trophy, the Heisman of lacrosse. A two-time member of Team USA, Doug also won MVP of the world games. He attended Hofstra University, playing both football and lacrosse at the Division I level.  After graduating from Hofstra, Doug went pro and was a midfielder and faceoff specialist for the Long Island Lizards of Major League Lacrosse (MLL). 

 


Awards / Recognitions / Achievements

  • 2018 District 29 Champions
  • 2018 District 29 Coach of the Year
  • 2017 Western Coach of the Year
  • 2017 District 29 Coach of the Year
  • 2017 District Champions
  • Western Davie Head Lacrosse Coach-2017-Present
  • England National Team Head Coach 2019-Present
  • Irish National Team/Erie Team ILF 2016- 2018
  • St Brendan Lacrosse Director and Head Coach
  • 2012 Miami Herald Coach of the Year
  • 2010 USL Coach Of the Year
  • 2008 Head Coach University of Illinois
  • 2x Member of Team USA
  • 2x World Champion
  • MVP of 2002 World Games
  • MLL All Star
  • NCAA 2001 Player of the Year
  • America East Player of the Year 2001
  • 1st ever Tewaraaton Winner 2001 Hofstra University

Doug Shanahan was a do-it-all midfielder for the ages. The inaugural Tewaaraton Award winner in 2001, he led Hostra to the NCAA tournament twice and became a legend on Long Island. A two sport athlete, Shanahan was one of the final cuts from the New York Jets in 2002 as a defensive back and you could see his talent on the gridiron translate to how he played lacrosse. A 3x All-American, 2002 World Games MVP with Team USA, and MLL All-Star, he was a difference maker in between the lines that you wanted on your team. He could play lockdown defense, score in transition, and then line back up for the faceoff to spark a fast break. A true competitor whose change of direction and 100+ MPH shot made him a threat all the way from the 2pt line. One of the last players to use a Rock-It-Pocket in pro lacrosse, Shanahan played an old-school style that is rare in today's game. Powell Lacrosse gives a big salute to Doug Shanahan!

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