Picking up the ball where our Nick left off, Lacrosse Mustache Madness™ was created by Ken Clausen during his senior year while attending the University of Virginia. Clausen was looking for a fun and interactive way to make a difference and a great way to pay tribute to HEADstrong founder Nicholas Colleluori. Like Colleluori, Clausen was raised in Southeastern, Pennsylvania, was a defensive player who wore the #27 and ironically shared a birthday on October 19th. As Clausen predicted Lacrosse Mustache Madness caught on instantaneously, igniting the philanthropic spirit of lacrosse player’s nationwide, helping raise over $500,000 to date.
This fall, we are Calling On All Coaches, Players and Teams to grow your mustaches and help us raise funds to support patients and families from all over the country. From October 19th through November 30th we ask for your endorsement and encouragement to Grow A Mustache and empower your players to do the same and compete off the field. Last year, Coach Bob Shillinglaw, survivor Elijah Conte and the University of Delaware rallied their team to raise over $27,000, the Blue Hens were relentless and this year we are looking to have the biggest impact yet.