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Crease Beast Lacrosse

Goalie Training and Clinics 

"It's not the will to win that matters—everyone has that.  It's the will to prepare to win that matters."

— Paul "Bear" Bryant

Private and Group Goalie Training 

- Boys and girls one on one and/or group training sessions specifically tailored to the needs of each individual athlete.  

- Focusing on all aspects of goaltending including strength, balance, speed, hand eye coordination and agility. 



- For all levels of goaltenders, from K-1 to collegiate athletes. 

Private Lacrosse Training, Clinics & 

Team Coaching Packages

- Boys and girls one on one, clinic or team training for all positions 

- Individual work on lefty and righty passing, ground balls, dodging, shooting, footwork and defensive positioning 

- All sessions are individually tailored to meet the needs of the players or coaching staff 





Crease Beast Lacrosse is run by Christopher Gill. With over twenty years playing experience and 15 years coaching goalies, Chris is devoted to making every goalie a game changer.



- University at Albany Lacrosse, 2001 - 2004  

- Team Captain, 2004

- Most Valuable Player Award, 2004

- Over 13 years of goalie coaching experience

- University at Albany Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee, 2016 


Coach Gill on Lax Goalie Rat Pod Cast 

Crease Beast Lacrosse- Chris Gill - Lax Goalie Rat Podcast

My son Tommy started training with Chris 5 years ago and there was an instant connection between the two. I never saw my son get excited (or want to get off the sofa) when it came to working out, practicing, etc. until Chris came around and years later that spark is still there.  

The amount of knowledge, techniques, training ideas, etc. that Chris has passed on to my son has made him an incredible goalie. He continues every chance he gets to train with Chris as well as to help coach at his clinics when home on breaks.


Chris has turned a really good goalie/athlete into a Division 1 player at the University at Albany. My son has formed a special relationship with Chris and his family as well as with all of the Crease Beast clients that he adores. We could not be happier that he came into Tommy's life when he did. He is a phenomenal teacher/coach.

Mary Heller

Port Jefferson Station, N.Y.

There is no other place to look for goalie training than Chris Gill and Crease Beast Lacrosse.


Chris understands the importance of the position and different abilities each player has and how to reach their full potential. From communication to footwork, Chris gets it done efficiently with his wide range of drills that are fun for the kids and keep them excited.


For someone who coaches many teams I am glad and proud to have someone like Chris to bring in for my team. Whether it's 1 on 1 sessions or a team concept, Chris does an unbelievable job working and shaping the players skills.

Tom Bruckbauer

Smithtown PAL Boys Lacrosse

Dear Coach Gill,

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for all you have done to help my son Connor advance his skills as a lacrosse goalie. Your expertise in training him and your support encouraging him have been instrumental to his success. Additionally, your help as we venture through the recruiting process has been invaluable. I would highly recommend you to anyone, either beginner or advanced, who has a lacrosse goalie to utilize you as their goalie coach. The enthusiasm you bring to the game is contagious and the insight you provide is essential for any lacrosse goalie looking to bring their game to the next level.


Thank you for all you do!

Lydia Kaminskia

Port Jefferson, N.Y.

Thank you coach Chris for introducing the love of lacrosse to our 5 year old son. After attending your youth clinic he walked away wanting more!


As a parent watching from the sidelines as you incorporated skills, sportsmanship and fun was a great sight to see. We cannot wait to have him attend more trainings with you and would highly recommend other parents who want to introduce the love of lacrosse to their young child to sign up! Thank you again! 

Sam and Rose Brown

Commack, N.Y.

Coach Chris Gill has been an instrumental figure as we started the North Shore Goalie Academy. Coach Gill thoughtfully established an amazing curriculum, quickly built solid relationships with our male & female players and insightfully hired the right coaches to assist him to run the clinics.  


Our parents are thrilled with the results and asking for more.  


Thanks, Chris, for all of your work and expertise. 

Tom Kaufman

North Shore PAL Lacrosse Girls & Boys Director

Coach Chris is really something special.   Not only is he an amazing instructor but he keeps it fun and entertaining for the kids.   His patience is astonishing and works to make sure each child is learning the skill.


I will enroll my son in any and all of his clinics in the future.

Evan Forster


Where to start about the phenomenal training offered by Crease Beast Lacrosse and Coach Chris Gill.  My son has been in the cage since 4th grade, has had numerous trainers and it took 9 years to actually find the one that makes sense.  The major difference between Coach Gill and other trainers is that he respects the fact that every player is different, has different abilities and talents and does not try to make each a carbon copy of the player before them.  He recognized immediately that my son had specific abilities that if honed and tweaked slightly, he would only benefit and become even better.

 The proof in this is obvious.  We had only been going to Coach Gill for a short time when my son played in a D1 College Recruiting Showcase.  When it was over, he was voted MVP of the entire showcase by the college coaches in attendance.  Goalies rarely afforded that type of recognition.  


 As he continues and heads off to play in college, we will definitely continue to train with Crease Beast Lacrosse as the best person to train a goalie is of course someone who also played at the highest level and that is Coach Gill.  


I wouldn't trust my son's game to anyone else.

Gregg Alper

Northport, N.Y.

We loved the Crease Beast Lacrosse goalie clinic! My 5th grade goalie had a great time, learned a lot, and left a more confident goalie.  It's easy to find training for attackmen or middies but it's rare to find quality training for goalie.  

We commuted 6 hours for the Crease Beast Lacrosse clinic and it was well worth the time! You did a damn good job and we appreciate it! 

My goalie is excited to take what you taught and put it into action.  Can't wait to do this again! 

Mike Dugan

East Lyme C.T.

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