About SKILLS Academy

COSMO Skills Academy (SA) is for the high performing competitor looking to advance their skill set on the field. SA matches the players intensity and desire to get better with small-group, position based instruction built on top level programming. 


SA is looking for the most dedicated players who want to improve their game and to set the standard as leaders of their teams.


Coach Drew Stevenson, Founder and Head Coach of COSMO Lacrosse, has nearly 20 years of youth, high school, and collegiate level coaching. A native of Lafayette, NY, he has coached more than 50 collegiate and high school All-Conference players. Prior to coaching Stevenson played four years at Division III Roanoke College (VA).

Coach Ben Holstein Coach Holstein grew up in Upstate New York near Syracuse and attending Manlius Pebble Hill High School.  Later he would go on to play at Division I University of Vermont and finish his career playing for the Syracuse University club team. Coach Holstein works for the United State Air Force and also coaches the Youth Rangers U8 team with Coach Stevenson.

Coach Kevin Eells, is a current Division I player at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. Prior to that he lead the Rangers of Lewis-Palmer to two consecutive trips (as Captain) to the CHSAA 5A State Tournament. Was a 2x All-State Defender and 4x All-Conference selection. This will be Kevin's second summer of stepping up to help COSMO


Now prorated!

Below please find the details for Summer 2020 Skills Academy. Please note, due to COVID-19, we reserve the right to cancel programming at any time. All registrations prior to the start of any COSMO program are refundable.

Summer Skills Academy (Tuesday nights)

New this year, girls training to be included in all Tuesday Night Skills programming.  Girls and boys will train separately with COSMO coaches.

  • June 16 - July 28 (7 weeks)

  • Girls 5th - 8th grade, Boys 1st - 8th grade

  • Times:

    • 5:00 - 5:55pm Boys 1st - 3rd grade

    • 5:15 - 6:10pm Boys 4th - 5th grade (email to register)

    • 6:15 - 7:10pm Boys 6th - 8th grade

    • 6:00 - 6:55pm Girls 5th - 8th grades

  • Location: Lewis-Palmer High School

  • Full protective equipment for all players required

  • All individual positions coached, including goalies and faceoff/draw positions

  • Fun, fast small games conclude each session

  • $99 ($59 for remainder of summer - 4 weeks!)

ADD-ON (optional, $39 additional fee each):



Small sided games (7v7) played on a small field that make games fast (play fast, think fast) and super fun! Players play, coaches coach - we help develop good habits and teach the game as its played.


COSMO Lacrosse and LRN 2 Move are teaming up again to offer optional Speed & Strength programming for our athletes (rising 4th - 8th graders).  Speed & Strength, running two days a week (8:30a - 9:20am) on Wednesday and Friday (July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31), offers foundational movement patterns all young people need for life and sport. We focus on developing strength, stability, range of motion, and speed through a wide variety of movements.


Hurry, space is very limited and we sold out last year!  You can add Speed & Strength on to Tuesday Skills and/or Thursday game night registration by clicking below. 

You can also register separately for Speed & Strength, no lacrosse registration necessary.

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