About Us

Triad Elite Lacrosse offers the top student athletes in the Triad region of North Carolina the opportunity to play lacrosse at the collegiate level. Our goal is to expose our members to the best competition in the nation’s top recruiting tournaments and camps.

We are committed to building highly skilled student-athletes in pursuit of taking their game to the next level. Our members will learn progressive lacrosse techniques while continuing to develop the basic fundamentals of the game as well as learning needed life skills such as leadership, teamwork and good sportsmanship.


TEL offers experienced and qualified coaching. Led by our program director Ira Vanterpool, who is a member of the ’95 National Championship Lacrosse team at Syracuse University and played an integral role in steering the Orange to consecutive Final Four appearances in ’96, ’97, and as a team Captain in ’98. Coach Vanterpool has been coaching Lacrosse at the high school level for 18 years, starting at Norwalk High School in Norwalk, CT. He currently serves as the director of lacrosse and head boys’ varsity coach at Greensboro Day School in Greensboro, NC.

Program Objectives:

  1. Build character, work ethic and sense of team in every participating student/athlete.
  2. Build team chemistry – team comes first.
  3. Master lacrosse essential skills.
  4. Expose HS players to collegiate coaches and advocate their abilities.
  5. Guide each player through the recruiting process.

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