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Private Lessons


One on One or Small Group training is often the most personalized and effective way to drastically improve at lacrosse. New Wave Lacrosse offers Private Lessons for both Boys and Girls lacrosse players, taught by members of our incredible coaching staff. These lessons are available to players of any age, grade, school or club. See below for both Boys and Girls, details, pricing and how to book.

Private lessons have limited availability in the Fall. Please email with any questions. 

Pricing Structure

1 on 1 Training Group of 2 Group of 3 Group of 4
1 Session $65.00/Session $50.00/participant $40.00/participant $30.00/participant
2-3 Sessions $60.00/Session $45.00/participant $35.00/participant $27.50/participant
4+ Sessions $55.00/Session $40.00/participant $30.00/participant $25.00/participant


Alek Szmajda

Permanent New Wave Staff Coaching Coordinator, Club Coach and Park District Coordinator. Played High School Lacrosse At St. Charles. Conference Champion. All Conference Player. Team Captain. 4 Year Starter at Carthage College. Team Captain. Multi-Year New Wave Alumni. Previous Semi-Professional Lacrosse Player for the Chicago Outlaws.

Blake Keenan

Captain at Schaumburg High School 
2 year captain at Benedictine University
3 year starter Benedictine University 
2 time team Season Goal Leader 
78 Goals 101 points in Career 
2nd Team All MLC attack 
Current Assistant Coach at North Central College 

Jeff Smitheran

4 Year Starter, NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Goalie at Benedictine University. School Record Holder for:  Most saves in a season, Save Percentage, Most saves in a single game. Was named Midwest Lacrosse Conference - 3X All-Conference.  Currently the Men's Lax Assistant Coach at Benedictine. Was named All-Conference 3X in High School as well as a 3X Varsity Captain.

Corbin Gett

Graduated from Northfield High School in 2014
2x Team Captain
Team Offensive MVP and All-Conference Honorable Mention Senior Year
Benedictine single season record holder for assists, goals, and points
Benedictine career leader in assists, goals, and points
Benedictine record holder for goals in a game and points in a game
2015 Midwest Lacrosse Conference Rookie of the Year
2015 & 2017 First Team All-Conference selection
2016 Second Team All-Conference selection
3x MLC All-Academic team
2016 & 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District Selection
2013 & 2014 Northfield Lacrosse Association coach at various youth levels & instructor for youth lacrosse clinics
2015 NHS volunteer varsity offensive coordinator
2016 New Wave private lessons coach
2013 - 2015 youth lacrosse official


Kaitlyn Liccion

Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at Benedictine University

3X appearances in the NCAA DII Tournament as a player

Former Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach at Ohio Northern University

Head Coach of Beechwood High School 2013-2015

Former Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach at DII Notre Dame College

Graduated from Limestone College in 2011

3-Year Letter Winner

Gina Fisher

Former Player at North Central College
Career holder for goals scored, assists, ground balls, draw controls and caused turnovers

Ranked first for NCAA Division III ground balls 2016

Ranked fourth for NCAA Division III caused turnovers 2016

4x First Team All-Conference selection

Academic All-District At-Large Team

Academic All-MWLC 2013, 2014

Academic All-CCIW 2015, 2016

CCIW Offensive Player of the Year 2015
MWLC Defensive Player of the Year 2014
MWLC Defensive Player of the Year 2013

3x NCAA Division III All-Great Lakes Region Second Team 

2x CCIW Jack Swartz Academic All-Conference selection

Division III South All-Star Team for the IWLCA's Senior All-Star Games

Carly Shisler

New Wave Girls' Lacrosse Club & Rec Coach

College Lacrosse Career

Played for DII Grand Valley State University

Played in all 19 games as a freshman

As a freshman, scored 14 goals, 4 assists, 21 ground balls, and won 13 draw controls

GVSU gained first ever bid to NCAA tournament during her time

High School Lacrosse Career

Played for Naperville North High School

Four year Varsity Starter, Three year Varsity Captain

All-Academic, All-Conference, All-State athlete