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Austin Pifani's Defenseman Showcase


1. Go to

2a. If you do not already have a ConnectLAX account, enter your email address in the box and click Get Started.
2b. If you do have a ConnectLAX account, make sure you are logged in first (players and parents should avoid duplicate accounts).

3. Once logged into your new or existing ConnectLAX account, click the 'Access Film' button.

4. Choose your team from the 'Video Library’ tab: (after clicking ‘Access Film')
Once your team is selected, you can view or download the game film in the Video Library.

Be Ranked The Best Defenseman in Your Grade

The Austin Pifani Defenseman Showcase brings together the best defenseman in the nation from the best clubs and the most prestigious high schools. With only 30 spots available per grade, each player will be hand selected by Austin. Over the course of two days, defenseman will be put through intensive instruction and drills led by Austin and other elite defensive coaches.  Players who attend will also have the chance to compete against the best attackmen in the nation who will be at the Matt Rambo's Showcase!

tune your game up before the season

The A.P.D.S is the best way to perfect your skills heading into the season. This two-day event will get any defenseman in the mindset and headspace to perform at the top of their game when their season starts this spring. Getting quality reps is the best way to prepare, and the best competition from Matt Rambo's Attackmen showcase will put defenders to the test. 


 To be the best you have to practice like the best! Learn high level drills and techniques from some of the best in todays game. Defenseman will be given intimate instruction in small groups learning how to incorporate these top level skills into their game.  The A.P.D.S is the best way to take your game to the next level as an elite defenseman. 

Get recognized by Austin Pifani with an Apex Star rating 

Getting Exposure can be hard in our current recruiting climate, but with over 200+ College Commitments in the last three years, Apex has proven itself as one of the best ways to get noticed by college coaches. Top defenders at the showcase will receive an Apex Star Rating and write up from PLL Atlas Defender Austin Pifani. Getting the approval from one of the best defenders in the world is a great way to start making coaches take notice of you!

Compete against the best attackmen in the country 

Defenseman will be able to test their skills in 1 on 1's against the players at Matt Rambo's Attackman showcase. It is more important than ever to get as many quality reps as possible on film, and defensmen will go head to head versus Matt Rambo's hand-selected attackmen.


Saturday Feb 27th 9AM - 3:30PM
Sunday Feb 28th 9AM - 3PM


Hudson Sports Complex
Warwick, NY 




2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
Spots Are Limited to just 30 Per Grade!

Refund Policy

In the event Apex Lacrosse Events is not able to host his event due to local/state/CDC guidelines, registrations will be refunded. AIG Offers Regsaver insurance at the checkout page that will cover injury and sickness. Rest assured, we will make every effort possible to run and operate our events in a safe manner.

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Registration insurance is offered upon checkout through AIG/Regsaver. 


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