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Dear Players, Parents & Coaches;

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Face-Off Development Day in Syracuse, NY. The clinic will take place at The CNY Family Sports Centre on February 16th from 12:00-2:00PM. All-Access will be held from 2:00-3:00PM.

Face-off training will be led by Coach Drew Simoneau. Coach Simoneau is the current Faceoff Specialist for the PLL Chrome in the leagues inaugural season. Simoneau was a four-year lettermen with the Nazareth College Golden Flyers while also being named a 3X ALL-American. During Simoneau's 2016 professional Career for the Rochester Rattlers, he appeared in 13 games, scoring 3 goals, picking up 96 ground balls and was .548 on face-offs. In his 2017 with Dallas, Simoneau appeared in 13 games marking 4 goals, 2 assists, 117 ground balls, and was .579 at the X while being named an MLL ALL-Star. 2018 Simoneau was 55% at the X and 62% during the playoffs with an impressive total of 275/490.

Our FOF Development Day includes:

  • FOF warmup that couples fundamental faceoff skills with anticipation tactics, focus work, and competitive based hand speed exercises. 
  • Training will consist of a heavy focus on fundamental efficiency of clamping the ball, refining technical aspects of the faceoff following our clamp, advanced moves/strategies at the X, counter moves, proper footwork/body positioning, and discussions on wing play.
  • Drilling will be competition based and take place in small groups (sorted by age and ability).
  • Live repetition in the form of pre-tournament seeding signature and a double elimination competition. We will be filming the players during their live competition reps. Players will be able to view both instruction from the session and their live repetition on our youtube channel. Youtube.com/FaceoffFactory 

FOF All-Access: The goal of All-Access is offer students a more in depth learning experience. We strive to challenge students to master core fundamentals, advanced moves and techniques, tie-up strategy, and situational IQ. All-Access will take place 1 hour after the Development Day with Coach Simoneau. All-Access will be limited to 14 players and will feature small competition-based drills, immediate film analysis, and live repetition with our staff.

Why Faceoff Factory?

At Faceoff Factory, our main focus is to ensure that each of our students leave having learned someone and enjoyed their time with us. Over the course of 5 years, we have studied, tested, and developed the best possible curriculum to ensure we are preparing each and every student for success at the x. Our training has proven to establish proper fundamentals faceoff technique that will ensure immediate and prolonged success at the faceoff position.

Coaches: (Free of charge) - Our clinics are always open to coaches, free of charge. We allow coaches to take notes, record video, and ask questions during/following the event. This is a great way for coaches to get right in on the action, learn from the staff, reinforce what their players learn, and further educate themselves.

Cost: $70.00 OR $110.00 ALL-ACCESS

Address: CNY Family Sports Centre

7201 Jones Rd
Syracuse, NY 13209
Thanks and best regards,

FACE-OFF FACTORY

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