2019-2020 STEPS Elite Girls Tryout Dates and Times

STEPS Lacrosse Girl Elite 2019-2020 Tryouts:

No make ups, No call backs

July 18, 2019 (Thursday)
2022 Teams 5:00pm – 7:00pm

July 19, 2019 (Friday)
2023 Teams 8:00am – 10:00am
2024 Teams 11:00am – 1:00pm
2025 Teams 2:00pm – 4:00pm
2026 Teams 5:00pm – 7:00pm   

July 20, 2019 (Saturday)
2027 Teams 8:00am – 10:00am
2028 Teams 11:00am – 1:00pm
2029 Teams 11:00 – 1:00pm

July 21, 2019 (Sunday)
2021 Teams 11:00am – 1:00pm

Tryouts times are determined by high school graduation year.  ie:  2026 is the year the player graduates high school.

Tryout Location:  ISP Event Center – 16 West Hanover Ave. Randolph NJ

Register for STEPS Elite Girls Tryouts

STEPS Elite is the premier girls lacrosse club in New Jersey!

Our record, our coaches, and college placement show our commitment to success.

The STEPS Elite team program is designed to foster the development of the highly competitive, dedicated player.

The STEPS Elite Team Program will field teams from rising 4th graders to rising seniors. The number of teams and composition will be decided following tryouts.


  • The STEPS Elite staff is comprised of state and nationally honored coaches.
  • Exposure to the nation’s best lacrosse colleges and universities.
  • Entrance into 4/5 nationally recognized tournaments.
  • Opportunity to play with the top area players will make all players more competitive.
  • Opportunity to play against the best players from all over the country.
  • STEPS ELITE is the first girls club program sponsored by NIKE.
  • Nike custom uniforms.
  • Collegiate recruitment support services.
  • 21-23 indoor training sessions with your STEPS Elite Team.
  • 10-12 outdoor summer training sessions with all teams at the same time at one site.

Off the field, we strive to do give back.  STEPS Elite has raised over $500,000 for the fight against breast cancer.  Lax For The Cure, which was founded by Jessica and Charlie Shoulberg of STEPS Lacrosse has raised
2.8 MILLION DOLLARS in only 8 years!

All players in STEPS are encouraged to give back to the community by raising awareness, fundraising, and learning about the fight against breast cancer.  WE LAX FOR THE CURE!

STEPS Elite enters the most competitive tournaments in order to gain exposure for the collegiate bound player.  We pride ourselves on placing our players in the nation’s best collegiate lacrosse programs.

STEPS Elite Commitments & Alumni: (Click image for a full list)

STEPS Elite recruiting directors, Charlie Shoulberg and Mike Walsh, have developed long standing relationships with the top college coaches in the country.  The recruiting landscape is changing yearly – we are here to help guide you through the process.

Total # of commits and STEPS Alumni that have gone on to play college lacrosse = 348

*The NCAA recently passed unprecedented legislation to curb the tide of “early recruiting”.  Even more so than ever before, STEPS is positioned as the top club in the region to support our student – athletes in the college search process.

Our history of placement at the nations top schools is unrivaled.

Why is STEPS the premier club for exposure and placement:
15 years of integrity based relationships with top college programs.

*Recent legislation now makes our existing relationships with college coaches even more important in the process.*
Collegiate recruiting seminars
LacrosseRecruits.com free membership as member of STEPS.

STEPS Lacrosse owns/operates 6 of the best exposure events in the country:

  • Lax for the Cure Summer – 195 College Coaches in 2018
  • Live Love Lax – 180+ College Coaches in 2018
  • Nike G8 Club Invitational – Every top school in the country in attendance in 2016.
  • Lax for the Cure Fall – 229 College Coaches in attendance in fall 2018
  • Nike Elite 120 – #1 individual showcase in the country.  84 – D1 coaches in attendance.
  • Nike XPO Prospect Camp

STEPS Elite Honors:

  • Most Outstanding Player of the 2016 NCAA Division 1 tournament
    Aly Messinger from UNC.
  • “Messy” was also in Sports Illustrated – Faces in the Crowd
  • 4 UnderArmour Senior Game All-Americans
    (not other club in NJ had more than 1!)
  • 4: STEPS Alumni on the Tewaaraton watch list AND 1 of the 5 finalists
    (lacrosse version of the Heisman)
  • 25 of 30 points scored in the 2016 NJ Tournament of Champions Final were scored by STEPS players
  • 8 of 12 First Team All-State Players – NJ.com 2016
  • NJ.Com – Player of the Year – Sara Szynal
  • Bergen Record – Player of the Year – Katie Bourque
  • Courier News – Player of the Year – Ally Mastroianni
  • Daily Record – Player of the Year – Julie Krupnick
  • 33 Players Recognized as All – Group
  • 1: STEPS Alumni on the US Women’s National Tea
  • 1: STEPS Alumni on the US Women’s Under 19 Tea
  • 17: STEPS Alumni in the 2016 NCAA D1 Tournamen
  • 15: NJ.com All-State Players in 2016
  • 4: Players attending the prestigious Nike Ride at Nike World Headquarter
  • 10: US Lacrosse All-Americans in 2016 (of 13)
  • 105: All-Americans
  • 197: Academic All-Americans.
  • 143: All-State players.
  • 371: All-Conference, All-Group, or All-County honors.
  • 19: Star-Ledger, Daily Record, Bergen Record, Conference Player of the Year honors.
  • 14: Number of times STEPS Lacrosse coaches have won Coach of the Year honors.
  • $500,000+: Amount of money STEPS Elite has raised for the fight against breast cancer in 8 years
  • $2,500,000: Amount of money Lax For The Cure, founded by Jessica and Charlie Shoulberg of STEPS Lacrosse