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Seattle Starz, Advnc Lacrosse Merger

Seattle Starz, ADVNC Lacrosse Merge

We are proud to announce that SEATTLE STARZ LACROSSE will be merging with ADVNC LACROSSE. This is a very exciting event for both clubs, our coaches and our lacrosse families. Our greatest asset has always been our players and by joining forces we have taken a huge step forward in delivering our shared vision to be the preeminent lacrosse training program on the West Coast.

Though we will now operate as one club, both of the SEATTLE STARZ and ADVNC leadership teams will continue to deliver the same high-quality training, performance and experiences you have come to expect from both clubs.

Our merger will create a more comprehensive offering for our players, leveraging the resources of both ADVNC and SEATTLE STARZ – including collegiate recruiting, national and elite traveling teams, camps, clinics and tournaments.

The union of the two clubs forms the strongest and most successful college recruiting program west of the Mississippi. Together, our club now club boasts over one hundred and twenty-five current NCAA Division I, Division II, and Division III players and over two hundred and fifty NCAA alumni in our combined history.

This is a merger of two highly compatible programs. Our clubs have worked together often in the past and have developed a deep mutual respect. We hold similar values and philosophies on lacrosse training. In short, our mission is to maximize player potential, enjoyment of the game, and to help athletes play lacrosse in college. We measure our success by the success of our players, both on and off the field.

Please join us as we look forward to building our national reputation as the West Coast’s preeminent lacrosse club and developing the next generation of student athletes.


ADVNC LACROSSE is the leader in lacrosse training and development in Northern California. The club was founded and is led by 2003 Tewaaraton Award winner and MLL All-Star Chris Rotelli. Rotelli attended the University of Virginia from 2000 to 2003, where he became one of the most decorated midfielders in Cavaliers history. As a senior in 2003, Rotelli helped lead the team to the NCAA Division I National Championship, and was the ACC Male Athlete of the Year.

In addition to ADVNC’s competitive select teams in San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, Danville, and Lake Tahoe; the program hosts camps, clinics, tournaments, showcases and the exclusive and highly respected Lake Tahoe Summer Camps, and Best In The West Prospect Camp.

More about the SEATTLE STARZ:

SEATTLE STARZ is led by former MLL and NLL player Lewis Ratcliff, Rich Schwartz, Lindsay Gilles, and Scott Kelly, and is the preeminent lacrosse training program in Washington, with a national reputation for player development and collegiate recruitment. SEATTLE STARZ has developed some of the area’s best lacrosse players including numerous high school All Americans. They have over 100 players currently playing for prominent NCAA D1/D2/D3 college lacrosse programs and have alumni who are NCAA Champions. Seattle Starz has established a tradition of excellence within the game and is dedicated towards the athletic, academic, and personal development of the next generation of student athletes

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