1223 Lacrosse


TEAM 12.23 | Elite Lacrosse Training | Lacrosse Camps

In such a short time, his confidence has increased, has a better understanding of the game, and has shown solid improvement overall. 

Mark K, Parent

12.23 Lacrosse Story

When Cezar Camba first created 12.23 Lacrosse, his intent was to create a Chicago-area lacrosse destination preferred by players, as well as parents and coaches. The vision was for a training facility focused on the whole player, with small group and individual programming to help bring out each player’s best.

As 12.23 Lacrosse has grown from a single Naperville training facility to include three training territories, plus TEAM 12.23, we continue to deliver the highest-quality service with respect and passion.

We think our efforts show in the way our players feel engaged and connected with our instructors and facility, and how they have succeeded on and off the field.

12.23 Lacrosse Coaches

Josh Maluta

  • Neuqua Valley Varsity Head Coach, 2016-Current
    • Led team to State Semi-Finals in 2017, school best 18-4 record
    • JV Coach in 2015 and led team to a 15-1 record
  • DIII Adrian College Player & Graduate
    • Career points & assists record holder
    • Single game assist record holder
    • Played in USILA North/South All Star Game
  • Neuqua Valley HS Player & Graduate
    • All Conference 3X
    • Played in State All-Star Game


Guy Bourdon

  • DIII Benedictine University Head Coach, Fall 2015-Current
    • Set a school record for most wins in a season in 2016
  • Former DII Le Moyne College Assistant Coach
    • Led team to 2013 National Championship
    • National Champion Runner-Ups in 2015
    • Coached 10 All-Americans including 3 Player of the Year winners
    • As defensive coordinator, his defense led the nation in goals against for 4 out of 5 seasons.


Jim Juchcinski

  • St Rita Varsity Head Coach
    • Led team to quarter finals of lacrosse cup in 2017 season


Nic Perkins

  • Benedictine University Attackman
  • Benet Academy Varsity Assistant Coach
  • Former DII Limestone College Player
  • Eden Prairie HS Player and Graduate
    • All Conference and All Section
    • Lead the team in scoring in 2015
    • Back to Back Minnesota State Champions in 2013/2014


Shawn Shotts

  • Neuqua Valley JV Head Coach 2017-Current
  • Goalie Coach at 1223
  • Waubonsie Valley HS Player & Graduate
    • 4 Year Varsity Goalie

…more coaches here

What our parents are saying

“1223 Lacrosse has been instrumental with the lacrosse development of my son. I have seen his skills and confidence grow incrementally in just a couple of months. He has increased his scoring percentage and passing accuracy during tournaments.”

Kat O,

“Coach Josh drives basic fundamentals, makes practices fun, interacts with the boys driving accountability for themselves, their teammates and Team 12.23. As a parent you can instantly tell the boys enjoy learning from his past experience.”

Jorge M,


Find the 12.23 TEAM most convenient for you

Varsity Boys HS

Varsity Boys HS

Play locally with other varsity caliber players

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West Girls HS

West Girls HS

Learn and improve with college level coaches

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South Girls HS

South Girls HS

Learn and improve with college level coaches

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12.23 Lacrosse Training Programs

At 12.23 Lacrosse, we offer a full range of training options, camps, clinics and team opportunities to support the whole player. Visit your preferred territory site for more details and to sign up.

TEAM 12.23

TEAM 12.23

We’ve created a different kind of team—one that’s focused on individual development for all players, to set them up with rock-solid skills and prepare them for strong high school and college careers. TEAM 12.23 is proving to be ideal for players who want to improve individually while being a part of a cohesive unit.

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Elite Lacrosse Training

Elite Lacrosse Training

Small-group training is the core of the 12.23 Lacrosse training model. Classes are limited to six students to ensure personalized instruction as we focus on well-rounded skills and gaining confidence.

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Kids Lacrosse Camps

Kids Lacrosse Camps

From pee-wee through junior high, fun lacrosse camps put players of similar ages and abilities together for an active, engaging look at the fundamentals and new skills. 12.23 Lacrosse offers camps throughout the school year and summer break.

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Athletic Development

Athletic Development

12.23 Lacrosse Athletic Development classes offer athletes of all experience levels a chance to improve their running mechanics, acceleration and mental toughness. Speed training involves specific strength base development and explosive power. Agility is the ability to change direction at high speed and under control.

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Adv Camps & Clinics

Adv Camps & Clinics

12.23 Lacrosse partners with park districts and other providers to provide top-tier, professional instruction to intermediate and advanced players. This targeted training focuses on critical skills to help elevate junior-high and high-school players’ games.

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Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Private training is the perfect option for players interested in developing and expanding a certain part of their game. Our high level 1223 Lacrosse instructors host individualized sessions designed specifically for your child and their skill set. Generous open lacrosse time allows members to come in and work on skills between lessons.

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1223 is a one-stop destination for lacrosse training.  Being a coach, I appreciate the wide variety of sessions offered by 1223, from stick skills to LAX IQ to speed and agility.  The 1223 coaches are always seeking opportunities to increase skills by motivating players in constructive ways.  They understand the precise balance it takes to provide critical evaluation while encouraging development.

Scot R, Parent

Find Your Territory

12.23 Lacrosse Training Locations

Choose the 12.23 Lacrosse territory site that’s most convenient for you. Of course, members may train at other territories when space allows.

West Territory

West Territory

Naperville and surrounding areas

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North Territory

North Territory

Northbrook and surround areas

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Not only are the training offerings relevant to players of all ages and skill level but most importantly this is the only facility that puts a primary focus on training and player development.

Derek B, Parent



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For program or team specifics, including pricing and schedules, visit your preferred territory:

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My 8 year old son had an interest in lacrosse and after his first private lesson he was eager to continue learning the game. He progressed quickly in the training series and is now looking forward to playing on a team.

Debra, Parent

Open Lacrosse

Open Lacrosse Schedule for Summer of 2018. All you can LAX for just $10. All open hours take place at our Naperville Location: 550 Industrial Dr. Naperville, IL 60563. Please call 630-492-1223 with questions about open lacrosse.

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