Graduation Year: 2023
Description: A highly competitive team in our boys club program consisting of the 2023 graduation year. Players will receive accelerated coaching through our high school preparatory practices designed to rapidly advance skill sets. Our unmatched training coupled with participating in the nation's leading lacrosse events, gives our athletes the opportunity to develop to their full potential while preparing them for high school lacrosse.
Tryouts: This team is formed from an open tryout in September. Tryout registration will begin in August. Players selected from this tryout will travel the following summer. For current team availability please call 513-847-8491.
Declan O'Grady is currently coaching at the collegiate level at Alfred University in Central NY.
Originally born in Toronto, Declan moved to Cincinnati in 2nd grade and began his lacrosse journey in the Mason lacrosse program.
He had a very notable high school career, finishing with All state honorable mention accolade, first team all-GMC, as well as finishing in second in points junior and senior year.
He then committed to play lacrosse at John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio in December of his Senior Year. He had an incredible career at John Carroll University playing lacrosse, while also getting his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. He locked down the #1 spot in career goals and points for the school (243 points and 184 goals) over his four years. John Carroll was crowned OAC Conference Champions consecutive seasons (Junior and Senior Year) and made two consecutive NCAA tournament appearances. In Declan's senior season he led John Carroll to their first ever NCAA tournament victory over Albion in the first round, tallying 7 goals in that game. He received numerous accolades during his four years at John Carroll.
OAC Offensive Player of the Year 2017
All-OAC first team: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
OAC Offensive Player of the Week: 4/28/14, 4/13/15, 4/24/17
John Carroll Spring Sports MVP 2017
John Carroll Perseverance Award 2016