Best In Class 2023 Events Begins in...
What is Best In Class?
From Deemer Class
Founder of First Class Lacrosse
Best In Class is our vision of a valuable use of a high school recruits time and energy. It’s a 2 day training and recruiting event aimed to maximize both of those objectives. It’s our first event that ties in a recruiting and evaluative component into the core player development sessions that FCL was built on.
There are many tournaments, showcases, and team events to choose from with many great options that provide significant value in different ways. We are weaving the core principles we believe in, and our method of training, to help players see the value in development in order to make an impact at the school’s they desire to play for.
What You Need to Know
With partnerships with Goaliesmith Lacrosse and the Face Off Academy, the Best in Class staff has one common theme: they all have continued to progress throughout every stage of their career. Not only do they believe in the principles of hard work, coach-ability and growth mindset, but they have practiced these principles with great success. They know how to process feedback, analyze techniques and ultimately maximize success.
The Best in Class coaching staff has walked in the same shoes as our players and will be able to connect beyond the field and the X’s and O’s. Each of them represent the cornerstone of FCL, proving that hard-work and effort is as important off the field as on the field, and a well-rounded student-athlete will be a well-rounded and successful member of their community.
Best in Class brings together individual technique drills, small sided drills, live repetitions, situational environments, half field and full field scenarios, and in-game coaching points. The ultimate goal of this design is to help our players develop, be seen, and be accurately evaluated by college coaches by developing and performing the skillsets that are necessary for their success in college lacrosse.
The Best in Class format has been designed to give players the unique opportunity to train and learn in an environment that will push them to be open minded, expand their games and become better lacrosse players. Through this training, coaches will have a unique chance to see players respond to feedback, make improvements and demonstrate other intangibles that might not always come out in pure gameplay. Our hope is that it will showcase those players that are drawn to improvement and hard work – the players with the highest trajectory to excel in their 4 years of collegiate lacrosse.
"Deemer Class organized a unique event that is destined to become the gold standard for high level lacrosse training and recruiting." - Deborah M.
"Best In Class was one of the best lacrosse experiences I’ve ever had." - Charlotte B.
"When comparing it to other high level events, it is the best organized, coached, structured event attended thus far. This event is worth every penny spent." - Cory M.
What Our Past Players Say
The Chase Fieldhouse is a 2,500-seat multi-purpose arena and sports complex located at 401 Garasches Lane in Wilmington, Delaware 19801.
- 161,000 square feet, visible from I-95 and I-495
- Home of the 76ers G League team the Delaware Blue Coats, Nemours Sports Medicine and Titus Sports Academy
- Seating capacity for the arena is 2,500 people
State of the art indoor turf field 100 yds x 70 yds
3 State of the art Outdoor turf fields
- A mezzanine that overlooks both the basketball court and turf field that can fit 450+ people
The Fieldhouse has a state of the art indoor turf field (Field 1) that is 100 yds x 70 yds, three state of the art outdoor turf fields (Fields 2, 3 and 4), and a mezzanine that overlooks both the basketball court and turf field that can fit 450+ people.
- Address to Fields 3 and 4: 780 A Street, Wilmington DE 19801
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Best In Class was a great experience! I was able to learn a ton from some of the best coaches and play against top competition. The event was very well run, and the schedule was very well put together. The main difference from this event than others that I have attended was the emphasis on getting better and sharing the ball on offense!
The Best in Class event was the best that our daughter has ever experienced. Everything was first class! The coaching and instruction was top notch, the competition was the best, and everything was very well organized. Deemer brought in an all-star lineup of coaches and players. Our daughter has been raving about her experience and how much she learned and how much fun she had!
Best in Class was such an awesome experience. I met so many new friends and incredible players. It was so so cool to be coached by the best of the best and learn more about the game I love. The event was ran so well and the drills were so competitive. So thankful for this opportunity!
Best in Class was truly an outstanding event. The players were all extremely talented young women who arrived excited to train with and learn from the very best coaches. These top notch coaches were generous with their time and knowledge and were always encouraging and enthusiastic - the energy was amazing!