08/10/2015 2:38 PM
Team 91 Tristate announces Casey Bocklet as new Girls Director!
Casey Bocklet will oversee all aspects of the new girls tristate program which will be hosting its first tryouts at SUNY Purchase this fall. In her new role, Bocklet will be in charge of managing the new 91 Tristate Girls program and all Player Development during team practices, tournaments, and recruiting process for all HS teams.
"I coulnd't be more excited to have Casey join the 91 family," said Team 91 Tristate Director and brother, Mike Bocklet. "She is incredably knowledgable and has a work ethic second to none. Casey has had tremendous success throughout her career and I look forward to watching her coach up the next generation of champions!"
Casey Bocklet just completed her Senior year at the University of Virginia, where she earned recognition as an IWLCA First Team All American and the VASID State Player of the Year in 2015. Bocklet was named to the All-ACC First Team after being a three-time ACC Player of the Week and leading the ACC with 4.05 points per game. Bocklet was a Tewaarton Award nominee and just the ninth player in Virginia history to tally over 200 points in her career, finishing with 205. Before transferring to Virginia, Bocklet won a National Championship at Northwestern University in 2012 where she was second on the team with 22 assists as a freshman. At John Jay HS, Bocklet was a four-year all-section player, an All-American in 2011, and a 2x captain. Bocklet holds every school scoring record with 281 career goals, 157 career assists, 438 career points, 105 goals in a season, 46 assists in a season, and 151 points in a season. Bocklet will be a huge asset to Team 91 and will work closely with all of our players as they develop over the years.
Q & A With Casey Bocklet
Q: What’s you favorite thing about coaching?
A: There are many reasons why I love coaching. One of my favorite things about it is working with players that are as passionate about the game of lacrosse as I am. There is nothing more rewarding than watching the players you work with develop and grow both on and off the field.
Q: Why are you excited to work with 91?
A: I am extremely excited to work with 91. Not only is it an incredible program, but 91 is giving me the opportunity to return back to my roots in Westchester and build something special. Further, I am excited to work alongside my oldest brother, Mike, who has taught me so much throughout the years.
Q: What is your coaching philosophy and how do you think it will benefit team 91?
A: From my playing experience I have learned that anything is possible as long as you have the right mindset. When I coach, I try to instill this philosophy within my players. When you believe you can do something, the sky is the limit. I think that this will create a fun and competitive environment at 91, which will benefit all players.
Q: What are you looking forward to most?
A:Lacrosse is the reason I got to where I am today and I'm so grateful to be able to attribute my successes to it. It's exciting to have the opportunity to teach the younger players a game that I love. I look forward to sharing my experiences and giving back to the community that has given so much to me.