STEPS Lacrosse and Northeast Academy Sign Letters of Intent to Play at Trophy Park
Jackson, NJ – STEPS Lacrosse LLC, a US Lacrosse Sanctioned Event Operator, which annually hosts the most sought after events in the country and Northeast Academy, a National Development Academy that has been sanctioned by USA Rugby as the official Academy (Men & Women) in the Northeast of America and as a designated pathway to the USA Eagles National Team selection, are the latest sports organizations to sign letters of intent to have their events hosted at Trophy Park.
Trophy Park is a planned world-class, multi-purpose indoor and outdoor athletic complex in Jackson, New Jersey, that will be equipped with team hotel housing and a 400,000 square foot indoor facility. Trophy Park will create $2 million in tax revenues for Jackson and 265 full-time jobs and 1,000 seasonal positions.
“We are very excited to add these two outstanding US-sanctioned organizations to our roster of sports groups committed to holding their events at Trophy Park,” said Alan Nau, President and CEO of Trophy Park. “Organizations clearly see Trophy Park as the beacon for amateur sports in the United States.”
“It is with great pride that STEPS Lacrosse will be a strategic partner of Trophy Park,” said Charlie Shoulberg, CEO of STEPS Lacrosse. “Alan Nau’s vision to build a world class facility is inspirational!” Shoulberg added, “Our mission to provide industry best practices and family friendly experiences can only be enhanced by hosting events at Trophy Park.”
Sean Horan, Founder and Director of Northeast Rugby Olympic Development Academy, in hi Letter of Intent stated: “The Academy would like to hold combines, camps, clinics and tournaments at the Trophy Park facilities when they become available. We plan on holding events that cater to Local, Regional, National and International Athletes and teams. With Rugby being one of the fastest growing sports in the United States and our Men’s and Women’s Olympic teams being ranked #2 in the world having already qualified for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo these are exciting times for the sport. Partnering with a world class facility like Trophy Park will enhance the world class high performance experience.”
About Trophy Park
Trophy Park will feature 16 baseball/softball fields, plus batting cages; 10 lacrosse/soccer/field hockey fields, including practice fields; a 400,000 square foot, 18 court indoor facilities for basketball/volleyball/cheer/wrestling and 6,000 seat outdoor stadium.
About STEPS Lacrosse, LLC:
STEPS Lacrosse, LLC is an industry leader in event management, elite level club programs, collegiate showcases and grass roots lacrosse development programs. STEPS Lacrosse is a US Lacrosse Sanctioned Event Operator, which annually hosts the most sought after events in the country. Lax for the Cure, STEPS Flagship event, has donated over $3,000,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure since inception. Other events owned and operated by STEPS Lacrosse, LLC: Live Love Lax, the Nike G8, Nike XPO Prospect Camps and the Jersey Strong Showcase.
About Northeast Academy:
Northeast Academy is sanctioned by USA Rugby as the official development pathway organization in the Northeast region of the USA and designated pathway to USA Eagles selection. The purpose of the Academy is to identify, develop and prepare rugby players for placement onto the USA National team and USA Olympic team. The Academy provides athletes with top level coaching, physical preparation, and playing competition to accelerate their personal development as rugby players in line with current USA Eagles High Performance criteria.