The Faceoff Academy National Showcase

Join the top athletes from all over the country and come to The Super Dome in Waldwick, NJ to compete in a two-day showcase that will display your skills and determination against the very best in the United States.


The National Showcase will include the following:

2 Day Format

Day 1:

Hand Drills, Movement Sets, Foot Work, Offense, Defense, Wing Play, Shooting, Adapting to the Collegiate Rules.
Guest Speaker

Day 2:

Coach’s Q & A.  

2014 was Coach Donahue (Assistant Coach of Syracuse)

2015 was Coach Madalon (Assistant Coach of Princeton)

2016 was Coach Bulken (Assistant Coach of Ohio State)

Coach will talk to both athletes and parents about the rules and steps to the recruiting process and what it is like being a collegiate student-athlete.

National Faceoff Tournament

The National Showcase will conclude with players from each age division competing in a head to head faceoff tournament.  This tournament will decide a champion of each age group as well as an overall champion.


Each Athlete will be given a National Showcase Uniform (Numbered Jersey, Game Shorts, and Socks) designed by Pro Athletics.


When you register you will be asked to fill out a recruiting profile that will be added to our FOA Recruiting booklet.  This booklet will be handed out to every College Coach/Scout in attendance as well as emailed to each school on our email list.   We have confirmations from several College coaches and scouts from D1, D2 and D3 who will be in attendance.  Schools not in attendance will be emailed the information the week after the event.  We will have a professional film crew on staff for both days to create a highlight film of the weekend’s events.

Coaching Staff

The Faceoff Academy Coaching Staff

  • Greg Gurenlian
  • Chris Mattes
  • Jerry Ragonese
  • Brendan Fowler
  • Anthony Kelly
  • Ben Williams
  • Jake Withers

Philly FOA Staff

  • Mike Gurenlian
  • Mark Gurenlian

Former Collegiate FOAthletes


We will have our sponsors from Tribe7, Pro Athletics, East Coast Dyes, Tomahawk Shades, Advocare, and Prove People Wrong on hand to provide equipment, apparel and other products for sale.


December 2nd & 3rd,  2017  8AM – 12PM
Location: The Super Dome in Waldwick, NJ
134 Hopper Ave, Waldwick, NJ 07463


Invites will be issued by August 27, 2017
Open Registration opens on August 28, 2017
No exceptions and once registered there will be no refunds.
Fee includes Training, Tournament, Recruiting booklet (college coaches only), Showcase T-shirt, Jersey, Shorts & Socks.

The precision in which we hold our events is what sets us apart from the rest and we need the numbers ahead of time to ensure the best experience possible for you and your athlete.  We will be partnering with hotels near the event.  Once the rooms are blocked off we will be sending out info in order to help you book a room for a discounted price.

Our Goal

Everything we have worked towards this entire year has all led to this.  What you have achieved is extremely impressive.  We chose you because we believe you have what it takes to play at the next level and we want to do everything in our power to help you get there.  You will have hands on instruction from MLL Pros, International players, Collegiate standouts, Division 1, 2 and 3 coaches and will be given the opportunity to train with and compete against the best players in the country all in one weekend.  We hope you are as excited for this as we are and we look forward to seeing you in December.

Brand New! Video Coach 2.0

Facing off with the Pros with the NEW 2015/2016 rules and techniques. In this DVD The Faceoff Academy goes over:

- Warm Up - Stance - Moves - Wing Play
- Counters - Live Drills/Hand Speed Drills

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