Why yellow jackets north?

Coaching Staff:

  • YJN’s Director of coaching is Hall of Fame coach from Yorktown HS Ellen Mager
  • YJN’s coaching staff is filled with the area’s most respected coaches and the number 1 reason why you should consider YJN.
  •  2 coaches per team always at least one adult coach. No college players as head coach.
  •  Each family should thoroughly evaluate each program’s coaching staff before selecting a program. Please review our coaching staff on our website under the tab “COACHES”.
  • The coaches selected for YJN staff will be carefully chosen based on a variety of factors.
  • YJN staff should be able to explain & break down the components of the game for players to understand.
  • Staff members consider themselves educators of the game and continuously keep up with current practices through coach’s clinics, US Lacrosse, and shadowing high-level coaches.


  • Experienced and committed Directors that have built the #1 program in NY state and the #2 team in the country by US Club Lacrosse.
  • The program was formed in 1999 and has been the top program in NY since inception.
  • Full support from our owners and directors from Long Island
  • Long Island owner Carol Rainson-Rose. Carol’s record is 430-109-4. She has the most wins in NY State History and she actively involved in helping YJN to achieve the same success as the Long Island Yellow Jackets.
  • Long Island owner, Tracy Weiner (Head Coach of Farmingdale) is also YJN’s Recruiting Director. Tracy has relationships with every Division 1, 2, and 3 college coach.


The Program:

  • YJN has the opportunity to play against top teams in the country including Skywalkers, M&D, Mass Elite, Monsters, TLC, Maryland United, Steps, etc.
  • YJN never blocked from Top Club Tourneys due to our strong reputation.
  • YJN players will get a tremendous exposure through our summer and fall tournaments to maximize their potential for advancement and recruitment.
  • Our Recruiting director has placed over 600 girls to Division 1, 2, & 3 programs. Our Recruiting director and coaching staff have great relationships with college coaches at every level.
  • YJN teams will have the opportunity to scrimmage the Yellow Jacket teams. US Club Lacrosse ranks most Yellow Jacket teams in the Top 5 nationally across all age groups.


  • Each team is comprised of approximately 22 players organized by age group, ability, & position.
  • Players selected to a YJN team will be committed to our fall and summer teams.
  • Winter program and various clinics are all optional and come with an additional cost.
  • All costs are included in our Fall/Summer charge. Incl tournaments, uniforms, & coaching fees.
  • Each Team will attend 4 to 7 tournaments based on age level (Typically 4 Summer & 3 Fall- HS)
  • Players are expected to attend all tournaments
  • MS and younger teams will have less overnight stays & more local tournaments (within 90 miles)
  • HS teams will attend best-suited tournaments based on their ability. Expect more overnights
  • Typically, 10-15 summer practices
  • Typically, 4-6 fall practices

Registration Fees:

  • All summer and fall fees including in our registration costs.
  • Including coaching fee and coaches hotel costs
  • Field Rental and equipment
  • Tournament fees
  • Uniforms
  • Website and all club expenses
  •  Winter and various clinics extra




Tryout dates and locatons for summer 2020. 

Winter Clinics


Our skills clinics at Athletes Warehouse in Pleasantville, NY

YJ North Coaches


Meet our great coaching staff. 

Young Guns


***NEW Young Guns program for 2nd & 3rd Grade Players.

College Commitments


Get the latest on where YJN players are going to college. 

Contact Us


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