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Road Warriors Lacrosse is a non-profit organization that develops your lacrosse players to their ultimate potential while encouraging fun, fast, creative lacrosse.  A large part of our mission is to raise money to provide merit and need based financial aid to Iroquois youth lacrosse players.


Lacrosse is more than a game to our Native American families and the game of lacrosse has a much deeper meaning among the Iroquois Nation.  


Our Grandfathers told us many stories that would relate to lacrosse and how one should conduct themselves and the importance of the INDIVIDUAL to the game. Lacrosse was a gift to us from the Creator, to be played for his enjoyment and as a medicine game for healing the people. (http://iroquoisnationals.org/the-iroquois/the-stor...)


We see an opportunity to use the game of lacrosse to motivate our young players to work harder in school. By tracking effort, attendance, discipline and by celebrating successes we hope to create a sense of responsibility equal to or greater than training and game time. We also recognize the need to get our young players on the field more. Getting them exposure and growing the Iroquois game.  The more we can take the strong box advantage we have and carry it over to the field game, the more competitive our players become and the better our Iroquois teams become.


We want to fill the void of providing a field experience that balances box instead of at the expense of box


While college preparatory and college programs want box players on their teams, recruiting happens at the field tournaments.  Road Warriors has helped players beginning with the Thompson Brothers and carrying through to the present day with Tehoka.  Mark Burnam (Red) is one of the most trusted references for college coaches.  If you play for his program, you will get exposure.  And if you work hard, improve your game, and have the academics, a college program will give you an opportunity.


Other organizations allow Iroquois kids to play for free primarily to make their teams better. We are the only club that is Iroquois First. We invite players from around the country to play with our Iroquois players. Exposing each group to a different culture, we hope that the shared experience is beneficial to everyone. 


The Iroquois style of play is unique and much desired among college preparatory schools, colleges, and universities that play the sport at a competitive level.  Creative, fast, and fun to play.  Lacrosse skills can help open possibilities for players from the Iroquois Nation.  Unfortunately, too many players have not had the level of academic support that allows a student-athlete to take advantage of these opportunities.  It is our mission to change this for as many players as possible.


Mark (Red) Burnam

Founder


Brian A. Wong

Director

Road Warrior Lacrosse, Inc.

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