Overtime; #LastShift2020 High School Virtual Challenge Surpasses $30K For HEADstrong

Overtime; #LastShift2020 High School Virtual Challenge Surpasses $30K For HEADstrong

A call to action led by #1 ranked Culver Academy boys lacrosse coach Jon Posner and #1 ranked McDonogh School girls lacrosse coach Taylor Cummings inspired more than 700 high school student athletes, representing 53 teams to participate in #LastShift2020, a virtual 5K challenge on April 27th in support of the HEADstrong Foundation. The high  … Read more

HEADstrong Lacrosse: Virtual Players Talk Lead By Coach Dom Starsia

HEADstrong Lacrosse: Virtual Players Talk Lead By Coach Dom Starsia

By: Jennifer Hoffman Coach Dom Starsia, one of the most decorated collegiate lacrosse coaches, is bringing his words of wisdom and extensive experience to HEADstrong. His resume includes 4x National Championship titles with Virginia, NCAA DI Coach of the year at Brown and an inductee of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Over his 42  … Read more

HEADstrong Partners with AMLE for #Family1st Campaign

HEADstrong Partners with AMLE for #Family1st Campaign

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27 ,2020 Contact Name: Jennifer Hoffman Phone: 610-461-5987 ext. 303 Email: jhoffman@headstrong.org HEADstrong Partners with AMLE for #Family1st Campaign The HEADstrong Foundation has teamed up with the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) through their #Family1st Campaign. The idea behind the partnership is to help promote the physical, emotional and  … Read more

HEADstrong’s Services Provide Avenue for Piti White’s Future Family

HEADstrong’s Services Provide Avenue for Piti White’s Future Family

By: Jennifer Hoffman Piti and her husband Ryan were in newlywed bliss, relishing their first six months of marriage. The couple had decided to move in with Ryan’s parents to save money so they could purchase their first house.  Piti and Ryan’s eyes were on the future, enjoying their plans of buying a home and  … Read more

Overtime; #1 Ranked Boys and Girls HEAD Coaches Posner & Cummings Leading Charge For High School #LastShift2020 Virtual 5K Challenge

Overtime; #1 Ranked Boys and Girls HEAD Coaches Posner & Cummings Leading Charge For High School #LastShift2020 Virtual 5K Challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16,2020 Media Alert  Overtime; #1 Ranked Boys and Girls HEAD Coaches Posner & Cummings Leading Charge For High School #LastShift2020 Virtual 5K Challenge What: Inspired by the overwhelming success and viral social media campaign surrounding #LastShift2020, #1 nationally ranked Culver Academy boy’s lacrosse coach Jon Posner and #1 nationally ranked McDonogh  … Read more

HEADstrong Lacrosse: Preparing For The Next Level With Noah Richard

HEADstrong Lacrosse: Preparing For The Next Level With Noah Richard

  By: Jennifer Hoffman  Growing up Noah Richard never expected to be playing professional lacrosse; it kind of just happened.  The Marquette alum and West Chester native was drafted 25th overall by Atlas LC in the 2019 PLL Draft, and has since been traded to the Waterdogs via the 2020 expansion draft. And although he  … Read more

HEADstrong Lehigh Valley Coach Mike Bender Drafted By Connecticut Hammerheads

HEADstrong Lehigh Valley Coach Mike Bender Drafted By Connecticut Hammerheads

Mike Bender has been a household name in HEADstrong Lacrosse and now he’ll be one in the MLL. Bender has been at the helm of HEADstrong Lehigh Valley for the last 5 years, but this lacrosse season he’ll be suiting up in something other than the lime green. He was selected #32 overall by the  … Read more

New York Riptide Close Out Their Season Through #LastShift2020

New York Riptide Close Out Their Season Through #LastShift2020

Written by Jen Hildebrand, Director of Marketing GF Sports  Two countries. Eight states. Two provinces. 38 team members. 5,115 kilometers, or 1,023 participants, apart For Team Riptide, the HEADstrong #LastShift2020 virtual 5k was a far-flung, full-team affair on April 6th.    On March 12th, the entire New York Riptide staff left the office with the  … Read more

Christie Finley Remains Hopeful Despite Leukemia Relapse

Christie Finley Remains Hopeful Despite Leukemia Relapse

By: Jennifer Hoffman We often forget just how delicate life can be, how it can be yanked away from you or how it can unexpectedly be put on pause. For Christie Finley, the reality of that fact set in just before her 28th birthday. After graduating from Purdue University and moving into the Fishtown neighborhood  … Read more

Our Founder’s Last Easter

Our Founder’s Last Easter

  It’s been 13 years since HEADstrong founder Nicholas “HEAD” Colleluori’s untimely passing to cancer and a plush turtle that sings “Love Machine” by The Miracles, given to him by his beloved Jordan during treatment, continues to play on its original batteries.  Maybe it’s a sign from the heavens that Nicholas’ love for Jordan still  … Read more