Thunder LB3 Elite will be for the most skilled, experienced and highly motivated high school players. There will be two Thunder LB3 Elite teams for each graduating year, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. These teams will travel to many of the nation’s top tournaments and recruiting showcases including:
• Super Summer Series
• Big Four Summer Champions League
• Sweetlax Invitational
• Crab Feast
As an official member of the National Lacrosse Federation, Thunder LB3 teams attended the NLF Main Event this summer. The Main Event was attended by over 130 College Coaches. Thunder LB3 2020 Elite players also competed at the Invitation only Elite 120 Event which took place on the Under Armour Camps. Thunder LB3 is the only program in Georgia in the NLF.
In addition to tournaments, Elite players will participate in a minimum of 20 practices to be held at the Franklin Gateway Sports Complex in Marietta. Blue and Orange teams will practice together during fall and summer sessions.
The Thunder LB3 Elite program will be led by Coach Liam Banks.
2019 Coordinator Scott Ratliff
Blue – John Holthaus and Bruce Oswald
Orange – Mac Pons and Andy Pons
2021 Coordinator Paul Devereaux
Blue – Paul Devereaux and Scott Ratliff
Orange – Wayne Marx and TJ Kemp
2020 Coordinator Liam Banks
Blue – Liam Banks, Mike Rabbitt and Tim Pritts
Orange – Bryan Wallace and Tyler Wilks
2022 Coordinator John Zulberti
Blue – John Zulberti and Alex Haskins
Orange – Tom Kates