Try Out for Team Colorado U19

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. You can register at DU tonight for $50.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

The Outlaws Academy is happy to announce Team Colorado U19 tryouts on May 29th. The tryouts will be at DU and the selection committee is made up of Outlaws staff and players. 

What is Team Colorado U19:

Team Colorado U19 is made up of Colorado High School players that will compete against the toughest competition in the country in the U19 division in Vail. The Vail tournament is from June 29th to July 2nd. 

Who Can Try Out:

  • Any player over the age of 16 can tryout
  • Must have played the 2014 season in Colorado.


Thursday, May 29th at the University of Denver

Registration begins at 5:30 PM

Tryout from 6:00 - 8:00

Tryout Details:

  • Pre-registration is $35  (Must register online by May 28th at 5PM)
  • Walk up registration is $50 (Cash, check and credit will be accepted at DU)
  • Every registration will get an Outlaws Academy pinnie and a ticket to the Outlaws game on May 30th. 

Team Colorado U19 Selection Committee: 

 Tony Seaman - General Manager of the Denver Outlaws. Seaman enters his third season as general manager of the Denver Outlaws in 2014. He joined the team after spending the previous 28 years coaching at the collegiate level. He currently serves as a member of the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Committee.


Chris Bocklet - Attackman for the Denver Outlaws. Bocklet led the league with 42 goals and tied for the MLL scoring crown with 55 points, playing all 14 games in his second MLL season... Earned his first MLL All-Star and All-MLL selections... Was the runner-up forth league’s Offensive Player of the Year Award... Posted the league’s top shooting percentage (.429, 42-98) among all players with more than 45 shots... Led the league with nine power play goals


Matt Bocklet- LSM for the Denver Outlaws. Bocklet played all 14 games for Denver in the 2013 season and led the team with 72 ground balls, a total that ranked third in team history and were the second-most by non-faceoff men in 2013... Added a pair of goals with one assist on a goal scored by his brother, Chris. Matt is Denver's all time ground ball leader (326) and has been selected to the MLL All Star team three times.


Ken Clausen- Defense for the Denver Outlaws. Drafted fifth overall in the 2010 MLL draft by the Denver Outlaws and the 22nd pick in the NLL draft by the Colorado Mammoth



The selection committee will be looking for 22-24 players.

  • 2 Goalies
  • 1 Face off
  • 6-7 Defense/LSM
  • 1-2 Defensive middies
  • 4-5 Attackman
  • 6-8 Midfielders

The committee will also pick a few alternates.

If you make Team Colorado, you must be available for the following:

All players are expected to attend all practices and scrimmages:

  • June  4th- Mandatory practice from 6:30 - 8:30PM at Pennington Elementary
  • 2-4 Scrimmages (dates TBD)

June 29th- July 2nd- Vail Tournament

U 19 Vail Tournament :

If you make Team Colorado please know the following details:

  • Cost: $ 350 dollars, this fee  includes:
  1. Vail registration fee
  2. Game uniform
  3. Shooter shirt.
  • Player will be required to pay by Wednesday, June 11th or we will move to alternate for that player.
  • Each player will be responsible for own food & Lodging
  • Each player will have to have current USL number to participate. (You can tryout without one but the Vail tournament requires everyone to be a USL member.)

Team U19 coaches:

  • Head Coach - Chris Knott- Wheat Ridge High School Head Coach /
  • Offensive coordinator - Matt Plitnick- Columbine High School Head Coach
  • Defensive coordinator - Jon Cohen- Denver Outlaws assistant coach/Heritage High school head coach

For questions, please email

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