Jr. Buddha Ballers: Welcome


Welcome to the Jr. Buddha Ballers U-19 lacrosse select team web-site. Our team represents the best players from Nebraska and central Iowa and competes in tournaments from coast to coast. We are associated with NELAX, the governing body of Nebraska and Iowa lacrosse. This is the place for information regarding current tournament schedule, practice schedule, tryouts, team activities, coaches, in addition to other important items relating to the team.

Mid-Am Showcase and Combine - Detroit 

November 16 and 17th

Attention all Interested JBB Players....Coach Rob and Dave Smidlein are taking interested boys to the Detroit Mid-Am showcase.  Parents are welcomed as well.  For details go to https://midamshowcase.com.  Cost is $295 for the two day event. This does not include travel, meals or lodging. We will coordinate travel costs when we know an exact number of players and parents attending.


We are pleased to announce the following new coaches to the JBB team.

Kurt Carlson - Current Millard West Head Coach

Jack Taylor - Current Millard North Head Coach

Both have a wealth of experience and knowledge of the game and will bring a new level of success to the team. 

2012-2013 U-17 AND U-19 TEAM TRYOUTS (FALL):

Tryouts for the U-17 (players turning 15 prior to June 1, 2013 thru players 16 years of age) and U-19 (players turning 17 prior to June 1, 2013 thru players 18 years of age; with exceptions to certain tournaments regarding newly graduated seniors) teams will be held Saturday, September 22 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at Creighton Prep high school on the East field. Please arrive at 9:30am to register and receive your tryout jersey. If you are unable to attend the fall session tryouts, we will be holding tryouts in January or February and again in April. For more information, contact Coach Mazanec at 402-203-3189 or blackshirts@att.net