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TEAM AIST Lacrosse

Team AIST Lacrosse History

Since 2002, AIST has been traveling the world with select players from across the country to competing in a variety of sports. The selection process is based on recommendations from coaches as well as statistical leaders from around the nation at all levels of college play. For our high school selected players can be from an AIST Tryout, college coaches recommendations, college showcase events or from our research of online player profiles.

As a player you will gain cultural experience, personal growth, as well as improving your skills and creating many new friendships along the way. We hope you join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Benefits of Traveling with AIST Select Teams

Our program is designed to give athletes the opportunity to improve as a player and as a person. Here are a few reasons to travel with AIST:

  • Cultural Experience of a Lifetime
  • Personal Growth
  • Educational sightseeing excursions and experiences
  • Emersion into an unfamiliar atmosphere
  • Opportunities to improve your skills
  • A better understanding of the world around you
  • Meeting new friends, teammates and opponents from around the world
  • For College athletes – opportunity to gain some exposure and possibly play abroad – Please note AIST does not promote players or have any guarantees that scouts will be at games
  • For College athletes – opportunity to gain some exposure and possibly play abroad – Please note AIST does not promote players or have any guarantees that scouts will be at games
  • For College athletes – opportunity to gain some exposure and possibly play abroad – Please note AIST does not promote players or have any guarantees that scouts will be at games
  • For College athletes – opportunity to gain some exposure and possibly play abroad – Please note AIST does not promote players or have any guarantees that scouts will be at games
  • For High School Athletes – a chance to gain experience playing with like talent as preparation for the college level

AIST Team History

  • 2019 UK College – 1st Place
  • 2019 Women’s UK Laxfest – 1st Place
  • 2019 Women’s Prague Cup Stripes – 3rd place
  • 2019 Women’s Prague Cup Team Stars – 10th
  • 2019 Amsterdam Lowlands – 1st Place
  • 2019 Lisbon Cup U19 – 3rd Place
  • 2018 UK Women’s Laxfest – 1st Place
  • 2018 Women’s Tilburg Cup – 1st Place
  • 2018 Men’s Tilburg Cup – 3rd Place
  • 2018 UK College
  • 2018 Amsterdam Lowlands – 2nd Place
  • 2017 Amsterdam Lowlands – 1st Place
  • 2017 Prague Cup – 4th Place
  • 2017 UK Women’s Laxfest – 1st Place
  • 2017 UK College – 2nd Place
  • 2016 UK Women’s Laxfest
  • 2016 Prague Cup
  • 2015 UK Women’s Laxfest – 1st Place
  • 2015 UK Men’s Laxfest – 2nd Place
  • 2015 – Prague Cup – 2nd Place
  • 2015 – UK College Lax – 2nd + 3rd Place
  • 2014 – Prague Cup – 2nd Place
  • 2014 – Amsterdam Tour – Women’s – 1st Place
  • 2014 – Amsterdam Tour – Men’s – 1st Place
  • 2014 – UK College Lax Tour – 4th Place
  • 2014 – UK Laxfest Team Stars – 2nd Place
  • 2014 – UK Laxfest Team Stripes – 4th Place
  • 2014 – UK Laxfest Men’s Team – Exhibition Tour
  • 2013 – Amsterdam Lowlands – 1st Place
  • 2013 – UK Collegiate Lax Tour – 3rd Place
  • 2013 – UK Laxfest U19 Tour – 2nd Place
  • 2012 – Prague Cup Women’s Elite – 1st Place – Back to Back Championships
  • 2012 – Prague Cup Men’s Elite – 2nd Place
  • 2011 – Ireland and England U19 Laxfest tour – 1st Place with a perfect 6-0 record
  • 2011 – Ireland and England Collegiate Lax tour – Record of 3-2 vs. UK Teams
  • 2011 – Prague Cup Elite Division Champions! – 1st Place with a perfect 6-0 record
  • 2010 – Ireland and England U19 Laxfest tour – 3rd Place Manchester
  • 2010 – Prague Cup Elite Division – 3rd Place with a 6-1 record
  • 2009 – London LAX Tournament – 2nd Place
  • 2008 – Ireland and England – Men’s 6-1 on tour only losing to the National team of England.
  • 2007 – Prague Cup – First place in Men’s Elite Division Champions
  • 2007 – Prague Cup – 2nd & 3rd Place Women’s

AIST Team History

Women’s Coaches

  • 2020 – Amy Rizzo – Lisbon Cup Open
  • 2020 – Lisbon Cup – TBA
  • 2020 – Prague Cup Lax – TBA
  • 2020 – Amsterdam – Tilburg Cup – TBA
  • 2020 – Melody Turner – Community School of Naples – Ireland World Cup Festival – U19 Girls Stars
  • 2020 – Kailah Kempney – Ireland World Cup Festival – U19 Girls Stripes
  • 2020 – Meghan Dennehy – Ireland World Cup Women’s Open Division
  • 2020 – Jon Reynolds – Ireland World Cup Men’s Open Division
  • 2020 – Kristin Purdy – Ireland World Cup Festival – U15 Girls
  • 2020 – Ireland World Cup Festival – U16 Boys
  • 2020 – Brian Holohan – Ireland World Cup Festival – U19 Boys
  • 2020 – Jen Muston – York College – Amsterdam – Tilburg Cup Tour
  • 2019 – Melody Turner – Community School of Naples – UK Laxfest Tour
  • 2019 – Renee Olsen – Colby College – UK College Tour
  • 2019 – Michaela Duranti – Goucher College – Paris/London Tour
  • 2019 – Kailah Kempney – Frisco Fury – Lisbon Cup Girl’s U19
  • 2019 – Brian Holohan – Holo Lax – Lisbon Cup Boy’s U19
  • 2019 – Jen Nardi – Manhattanville – Amsterdam Lowlands
  • 2019 – Jen Muston – York College – Prague Cup Stripes
  • 2019 – Laura Maness – Kennesaw State University – Prague Cup Stars
  • 2018 – Kailah Kempney – Rock Canyon High School – UK Laxfest
  • 2018 – Meghan Dennehy – UVA Wise – Tilburg Cup
  • 2018 – Lauren Bennett – Keiser University – UK College Tour
  • 2018 – Nicole Miller – Shippensburg University – Amsterdam Lowlands
  • 2017 – Xeni Barakos – East Stroudsburg University – Amsterdam Lowlands
  • 2017 – Kristina Llanes – Mars Hill University – UK College Tour
  • 2017 – Caitlyn Corace – Lincoln Memorial University – Prague Cup (head coach)
  • 2017 – CJ Haase – Newberry College – Prague Cup (assistant coach)
  • 2017 – Racquel Prager – Dorman High School – UK Laxfest Tour (U19)
  • 2016 – Karli Brentlinger – Howard University – Amsterdam Lowlands
  • 2016 – Karen Shaddock – Lycoming College – Prague Cup
  • 2016 – Julika Blankenship – Queens University of Charlotte – UK Lax Tour
  • 2016 – Jamie Brentlinger – Howard University Volunteer Asst. – UK Laxfest Tour (U19)
  • 2016 – Steve Jewett – Guilford High School CT – UK Laxfest Tour
  • 2015 – Sarah Lautenbach – Fresno State University – Prague Cup
  • 2015 – Ashley Dyer – University of Southern Maine – UK Lax Tour
  • 2015 – Amy Rizzo – Caldwell University – UK Lax Tour
  • 2015 – Lauren Reid – Bates College – UK Laxfest Tour
  • 2015 – Position Open – UK Laxfest Tour
  • 2014 – Jamie Reynolds – Marymount University – Amsterdam Lowlands Tournament
  • 2014 – Jon Reynolds – Marymount University – Amsterdam Lowlands Men’s Tournament
  • 2014 – Karen Shaddock – Medialle College – UK Lax Tour
  • 2014 – Alicia Groverston – Grand Valley State University – UK Lax Tour
  • 2014 – Francesca Devine – SUNY Purchase – UK Laxfest Tour
  • 2014 – Meghan Harkey – Liberty University UK Laxfest Tour
  • 2013 – Karen Shaddock – Medialle College – Amsterdam Lowlands Tournament
  • 2013 – Heather Jack – XTeam Lacrosse – UK Laxfest U19 Tour
  • 2013 – Luaren Uhr – University of St. Mary’s California – UK Lax Tour
  • 2011 – Julie Redman – Presbyterian College – Ireland and England Select Team Coach
  • 2011 – Julie Redman – Presbyterian College – Ireland and England Select Team Coach
  • 2011 – Michelle Mason – Iona College – Prague Cup AIST Select team Coach
  • 2010 – Amanda Hughes – Former Duke Player, Assistant at Long Island University
  • 2009 – Abigail Jackson – Roger Williams University
  • 2008 – Kara Reber – St. Mary’s College of Maryland
  • 2008 – Lyndsey Boswell – High Point Univeristy
  • 2008 – Meghan Dennehy – Queens University of Charlotte
  • 2008 – Fran Amasia – Virginia Wesleyan College
  • 2007 – Jamie Reynolds – Marymount University
  • 2007 – Jack Cribbin – Lindenwood University
  • 2007 – Lauren Urh – Saint Mary’s College of CA
  • 2007 – Jamie Reynolds – Marymount University
  • 2006 – Liz Ford – College of Wooster
  • 2006 – Patricia Sutton – University of Albany
  • 2006 – Lauren Uhr – St. Mary’s College of California

College Select Team Invitations

2020 – Prague Cup Tournament
Tentative Travel dates: June 21 – July 1, 2020

www.aist.us/prague-lax2020
Possible stops in Munich, Germany – Vienna, Austria – Prague,
Czech Republic

Lisboa Cup 2020

Men’s and Women’s Tournament – OPEN EVENT All Ages welcome

www.aist.us/lisbon-openlax2020

Dates of travel: June 21 – June 29, 2020

Possible stops in Lisbon and Algarve, Portugal – Seville,

Spain Lisbon Cup Lacrosse tournament

Ireland – World Cup Festival

Men’s and Women’s Collegiate level teams competing in the World Cup Festival in Limerick, Ireland.

www.aist.us/ireland-lax2020

Tentative dates of Travel: July 6 – July 15, 2020
Possible Stops Shannon, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway and Dublin Ireland
Selected players will represent North America in the World Cup U19 Boy’s U19 Lax Championship Festival

2020 TILBURG CUP LAX TOURNAMENT –
MEN’S AND WOMEN’S

Tentative Dates: July 20 – 30, 2020

www.aist.us/ams-lax2020
Tilburg Cup Lacrosse Tournament – Possible Stops in Paris, France – Antwerp, Belgium – Tilburg, Holland – Amsterdam, Holland
Participate in the Tilburg Cup Lacrosse tournament

2020 – UK LAX TOUR
Tentative Travel dates: July 20 – 30, 2020

www.aist.us/uk-lax2020
Stops in Dublin, Ireland – Liverpool/Chester area of England –
Edinburgh and St. Andrews, Scotland
Participate in the Oxton Lax Tournament

High School/Club Select Team Invitations
ENGLAND-SCOTLAND: UK LAXFEST BOY’S AND GIRLS TOUR 2020

Girl’s U19 AIST select – This will be the 11th year AIST has traveled to this invite only tournament where AIST is the only USA representative.

www.aist.us/uk-laxfest2020

  • Tentative dates of Travel: July 27 – August 5, 2020
  • Possible Stops in Edinburg, Scotland – Chester/Liverpool and London, England
  • 11th annual Oxton Lacrosse Tournament

IRELAND – WORLD CUP FESTIVAL

AIST select teams representing the USA during the U19 Boy’s World Cup Festival in Limerick, Ireland

www.aist.us/ireland-wc2020

  • Tentative dates of Travel: July 6 – July 15, 2020
  • Possible Stops Shannon, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway and Dublin Ireland
  • Selected players will represent North America in the World Cup U19 Boy’s Lax Championship Festival
  • AIST select teams: Girl’s U15, U18 and Boy’s U16 and U19 dates

ITALY INTERNATIONAL LAX CUP – 1ST ANNUAL

This is an opportunity for US players to help the growth of lacrosse into Italy. 4 nations have been invited to the 1st annual Italy Lax Cup.

www.aist.us/Italy-lax2020

  • Tentative dates of Travel: July 16 – 27, 2020
  • 1-2 practices or possible exhibition games and entrance into the 1st Annual Italy Lacrosse Cup
  • Teams from Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Holland and other countries will be invited to this event – Confirmed teams will be updated as the tournament develops
  • Age Groups: Girls U19, Girls U16 and Boys U16
  • Possible stops in Rome, Florence, Montecatini Terme, Lucca, Venice, Como and Milan
  • Includes lodging/tours/game fees/some meals and airfare from the USA (Airport – Most likely the group flight will depart from JFK or EWR in the New York area)

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