Play Like a Pro Lacrosse


Did you know you have lacrosse professionals living, working, and coaching right here in your community? These hometown lacrosse heroes want to help you polish your lacrosse skills through a fun-filled, structured, enlightening program! Play Like a Pro Lacrosse carefully selects expert coaches who double as engaging role models for the campers and possess extensive player experience and coaching experience. This combination helps our coaching team connect with the players on multiple levels. Teaching extends beyond lacrosse and into life. Our camp will provide an atmosphere for young players to build skills and confidence to help them stand out in their local club or youth program, like a pro. It doesn't end at the camp, our professionals are willing to be resources to their campers before, during and after the camp to help them take the steps necessary to excel when they return to their teams, clubs, and other programs. Our dedicated Camp Director, Aimé Caines, a parent, local Minnesotan, long-time lacrosse veteran player and coach, ensures that the camp experience will be one to remember.

2017 Camps

2017 Boys Summer Camp

Camp Dates and Times:
  • July 31st - August 3rd, 2017 (Mon-Thu)
  • 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (arrive by 8:30 a.m. on Monday, July 31st)
Camp Location: NEW!!
  • Oak Land Junior High School
  • 820 Manning Ave N.
  • Lake Elmo, MN 55042
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Registration Deadline:
  • All registration forms must be received by Friday, July 21st, 2017
Limited Registration:
  • Open to Boys ages 8-15, all skill levels. Groups will be built based on skill level.
Payment Methods:
  • Check By Mail
  • Credit Card (via PayPal)

Registration Form Health Form & Release Statement

Your Hometown Pros

Aimé Caines

Caines, 37 (10/18/75), begins his fifth season of coaching with the Minnesota Swarm in 2013. He also serves as the Director of the Swarm's Youth Box League.

Prior to coaching, Caines spent five seasons in the NLL from 2001-05 with the Columbus Landsharks, Montreal Express and Buffalo Bandits. He tallied 110 points (52g, 58a), 82 PIM and 206 loose balls in his career as a forward.

Caines began playing lacrosse in Windsor, Ontario where he played minor lacrosse. He later played for five years in the junior “A” league with the Sarnia Pacers. The Windsor native also spent time in the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) for the New Westminster Salmonbellies and in the Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) for the Brampton Excelsiors, Akwesasne Indians and Barrie Lakeshores.

Caines has been active in the local lacrosse community in his time with the Swarm. He serves as an assistant coach at the University of Minnesota and is the head coach at East Ridge High School. This past summer, he also directed youth lacrosse camps on the Fond du Lac and Prairie Island reservations in effort to help restore the tradition of lacrosse amongst Minnesota’s native population.

Caines and his wife, Brooke, have two sons, Carter and Declan. They currently reside in Woodbury, MN. His wife, Brooke is assisting with the marketing, development and launch of Play Like a Pro Lacrosse. She has 10+ years of Sports Marketing experience and currently works as a Marketer for FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business.


2017 Partners