Big Dog Lacrosse is Stark County and Ohio's premier year round youth lacrosse club in Canton, Oh, for boys lacrosse and girls lacrosse providing beginner lacrosse, intermediate lacrosse, and advanced lacrosse players. The premier Stark county youth lacros

What is lacrosse?
Lacrosse is a fast moving sport that combines soccer, basketball and hockey. It is played with a netted stick called the crosse, which is used to throw, catch and scoop a small rubber ball. The object of the game is to get the ball into the opponents goal and the team with the most points at the end of the game wins.

What to expect

  • Fun, safe, learning environment
  • Physical activity
  • Sportsmanship
  • Quality Coaching
  • Lifelong friendships
  • Skills for success
  • Advanced level instruction
Who is Big Dog Lacrosse
Big Dog Lacrosse is a Stark county youth lacrosse organization that teaches youth the core values of what a "Big Dog" stands for:

BIG DOG:[big dog]; adjective – a good sportsman, strong faith, humble; gets the job done by hard work, determination, never give up attitude, and always gives 110%

How we do it
We use lacrosse to identify, develop, and execute each players inner strengths in a fun and exciting environment. Players will be given instruction that will take them to the next level in skill development.

Why Big Dog Lacrosse
We develop each player in a way that brings out the best performance they can give. Youth players develop at different stages in their lives and we help them along the way.

  • We provide multiple levels of programming that promotes development and growth
  • We build character through hard work, sportsmanship, and discipline
  • Your child will become part of the "Big Dog Family" that provides support and develops success that lasts a lifetime
Our programs
We provide programs for every stage of a players development.
  • Beginners class - stress free introduction to lacrosse
  • Intermediate - continual development and introduction to advanced moves
  • Advanced - they learn skills that prepare them for the next level
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer Travel Teams
  • Fall Travel Teams
Personal Training
  • Providing personal training for those wanting advanced instruction

"My son advanced his skill level, learned that hard work produces results, and is a better player thanks to Big Dog Lacrosse" Michael Winston

"Eric gets a fresh perspective and advice from you as a coach and I think that is a great opportunity as a young player. Plus, we have all really enjoyed the trips, kids, parents, and your style of coaching" Nancy Olster

"Alex and Max were able to grow as young men, as well as players, through the volunteering with Big Dog Lacrosse" Barbara Fausnight