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everest academy

Men's Prep lacrosse

Everest Academy Lacrosse is a fast growing program and ranks amongst the top prep school programs in Canada. Building leadership skills and creating the foundations for an active, healthy lifestyle, Everest Lacrosse gives student-athletes the best platform to improve their individual skills and prepare for collegiate opportunities. Through persistent and dynamic coaching techniques, students are motivated to succeed on and off the field. The programs are based around the individual needs of our student-athletes, promoting excellence and integrity in a competitive environment.

program overview

Our Prep Lacrosse programs provide a competitive environment for all players and include traveling to premier showcase tournaments across North America, competing against top talent. NCAA recruitment opportunities abound, and are aided by SAT prep assistance and hands-on guidance support from on-campus staff and coaches. Players will also be given an opportunity to play against, and receive exposure to CUFLA and OUA programs. Graduates have gone on to join top NCAA programs and have represented Team Canada on the international stage on both the Men’s and Women’s sides.

  • 1.5 hours of daily on-field and strength & conditioning training
  • Full-time committed and professional coaching staff
  • Offensive, defensive and individual skills training
  • Goalie-specific training
  • An atmosphere of character, class, and pride
  • Exposure to NCAA D1, D2, D3, CUFLA, OLA, Jr. A/B and more

academic excellence

  • Small class sizes - classes capped at 15:1
  • SAT/ACT Prep courses and enrichment blocks built right into the school day
  • Advanced Placement (AP) courses available
  • Online-learning platform integrated into in-class & online courses
  • Duke of Edinburgh leadership opportunities
  • NCAA & U Sport opportunities

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coaching staff

lacrosse director & men's prep coach

clem d'orazio

Clem is the Vice Principal of the Junior and Intermediate department at Everest Academy and is the Lacrosse Director of the Men’s Prep Lacrosse team. His educational and coaching philosophy is based on character programming that will give the student-athlete the best opportunity to learn the necessary skills to succeed in post-secondary schooling. Clem is also a highly respected Lacrosse Coach and Assistant General Manager in the NLL with the New England Black Wolves. Along with his NLL career, Clem also serves as the President and General Manager with the Toronto Beaches Jr. A Lacrosse Club. Clem graduated from Brock University with a Bachelor in Physical Education and a Masters of Science in Education from Medaille College. He is an accredited OCT teacher and successful coach, winning national and international titles throughout his playing and coaching career.

coach

bryan cole

Bryan Cole attended the University of Maryland as a student-athlete where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies. He was selected as a USILA First Team All-American as well as a team captain in his final season. He currently competes for the Georgia Swarm (NLL) and the Boston Cannons (MLL). Bryan competed for Canada’s national team that won gold at the WILC in 2019. He won an NLL championship in 2017 with the Georgia Swarm and an MLL championship with the Ohio Machine later that summer.  Prior to joining Everest Academy, Bryan worked as the defensive coordinator for the Pace Academy (Atlanta, GA) Lacrosse program. Over the last ten years, Bryan has been assisting in the development of high school and youth Lacrosse players with hopes of reaching the next level. 

coach

Nick Chaykowsky

Nick is a professional Lacrosse player, coach, and teacher. He graduated from Nipissing University with Honours in Physical and Health Education and a Minor in Chemistry. Nick is a member of the Ontario College of Teachers and earned his Bachelor of Education from Trent University. In 2017 Nick was drafted by the New England Black Wolves of the NLL and has played professional lacrosse there for the last three years. Nick is a former student athlete for both universities and completed his education while playing in the NLL. Nick’s academic and athletic experience will help provide students at Everest with the learning environment they need to reach their potential. In the classroom, Nick looks to differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all learners when teaching, and believes in supporting a positive academic and athletic environment. As a coach, Nick has been working with athletes since he was 12, teaching power skating as a AAA player and OHL draftee, as well as coaching both box Lacrosse and Field Lacrosse.

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alumni success

tyson bell

everest class of 2013

Tyson Bell is a St. Catharines, Ontario native. While playing at Onondaga Community College, Bell was a 2x NJCAA First Team All-American, a NCJAA Defensive Player of the Year and a 2x NCJAA National Champion. Tyson was an NLL Champion in 2019 with the Calgary Roughnecks and is a member of the PLL. Tyson graduated from Everest Academy in 2013. 

cam wyers

everest class of 2018

As a Freshman at Loyola University in 2019, Cam started all 17 games on close defense, earning All-Patriot League Second Team honours in the process. He was a three-time Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week and led all close defense at Loyola in both ground balls (34) and caused turnovers (17). Cam graduated from Everest in 2018. 

aaron forster

everest class of 2014

In 2019, the Toronto Rock’s first pick of the NLL draft was Aaron Forster. Originally from Ottawa, Ontario, Aaron finished his Jr. A lacrosse career with the Toronto Beaches. In his last season of Jr. A lacrosse, he led the Beaches in scoring with 29 goals and 56 points. Aaron attended NJIT, finishing as the all-time leader in goals (115 career), assists (52 career), and points (167 career). Aaron graduated from Everest Academy in 2014. 

Owen Grant

everest class of 2018

Owen Grant hails from Newmarket, Ontario and is currently a Sophomore at the University of Delaware. He was drafted seventh overall in 2016 to the Toronto Beaches in the Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League and was named Toronto Beaches Rookie of the Year in 2017. Owen graduated from Everest Academy in 2018.

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2020 roster

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