AZ Hot Sauce Lacrosse is dedicated to teaching the basic fundamentals of lacrosse and to promote the love and spirit of the game to young boys (K-8th grade) and young men (9th-12th grade) in the state of Arizona.

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2021 Hot Sauce Fall Tryouts

Suday 8/22 9-10:30am - Naranja Park - Oro Valley

Sunday 8/22 6:30-8:00pm - Benedict Park - Tempe


Naranja Park - 810 W Naranja Dr, Oro Valley, AZ 85737

Benedict Sports Complex - 490 W Guadalupe Rd, Tempe, AZ 85283

Practices Sunday and Wednesday Evenings


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Click "Register Now" on top left of home page.  



11/5-7 Encore Las Vegas Lacrosse Showcase – Vegas 

11/20-21  Cal Sports “AZ Showdown”  - Maricopa, AZ 

 12/10-12 Lax4Life – School Based Teams@ LEGACY SPORTS USA - Mesa, AZ

12/18-19 Victory Events “Cactus Cup” – Legacy Sports USA– Mesa, AZ

1/15-16 Sandstorm - Indio, CA  – School Based Teams

1/22-23 Adrenaline “PHX Rise” – Legacy Sports USA – Mesa, AZ





Az Hot Sauce: Powered by Legacy Sports


Phoenix— 1/31/2021 AZ Hot Sauce Lacrosse announces partnership with Legacy Sports USA. Legacy Sports USA is currently building a 320 acre Sports and Entertainment Park just east of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Az.

The Park is the largest privately owned sports and entertainment facility in the nation.  Featuring:


Legacy Sports Park

36 Soccer and Lacrosse fields

8 Baseball and Softball fields

17 Basketball Courts

57 Volleyball Courts

6 Olympic Futsal Courts

12 Sand Volleyball Courts


eSports Arena

Fitness Center

Performance Center ran by former Gold Medalist Dan O’Brien

Cheer Center

Dance Center

Gymnastics Center

20,000 sqft Bar and Restaurant

(8) Grab and Go’s

And more…


With projected completion for January 2022, this massive facility will be an incredible boost to the sport of lacrosse in the East Valley as well as bringing in large national tournaments and making AZ a premier destination for the sport of lacrosse.


“Between the pristine fields that will be dedicated to lacrosse and the world class training that will be offered to each athlete, AZ Hot Sauce will thrive and have so much potential to help grow the game!” said Dan Lannon, Legacy Sports - Director of Boys Lacrosse Operations. “The future is so bright for lacrosse in Az and this partnership gives us a great opportunity to be part of the re-emergence of lacrosse in the East Valley”


Legacy has already booked several regional and national lacrosse tournaments and will host youth and adult leagues, camps, training and events. With 36 fields onsite to host practices, games, jamborees and tournaments of all sizes. When it gets hot outside, Box Lacrosse will be created for our players to improve their skills.  AZ Hot Sauce parents and family members can take advantage of our Legacy Park discounts on food and beverages, parking, training, fitness center and more.


“Legacy only partners with one club within a given sport to become “POWERED BY LEGACY,” says Jeff de Laveaga, COO of Legacy Sports USA.  De Laveaga continues, “Dan has created a great brand and the fact he runs his own events already, was a perfect fit for Legacy.  We are excited to see AZ Hot Sauce Lacrosse, powered by Legacy, grow exponentially over the next few years with the backing of Legacy’s facilities and marketing abilities.”


For more information, contact: Dan Lannon - 480 266-0774 -

For a virtual tour of the facility:






Az Hot Sauce is committed to the safety of our players, parents and coaches.  We have developed a COVID Action Plan (CAP) to determine pre-participation screening requirements for participants and for managing spread of COVID-19.  Some of the precautions that are included in the plan are:  





Az Hot Sauce 2025 Siracha Team 

Adrenaline Tinseltown Throwdown CHAMPIONS!!!




Check out AZ Hot Sauce 2019 playing in Adrenaline Tinseltown Throwdown on Tourney Machine!
Check out Arizona Hot Sauce 2023 playing in Adrenaline Tinseltown Throwdown on Tourney Machine!


Why Hot Sauce Travel Teams? 

The Hot Sauce travel program is designed to take players of all ages and to be competitive at each level with the goal of winning the most games while improving the level of play of each individual player.  We limit roster size so that playing time and coaching ratios are maximized. We keep costs to a minimum so that players and families can afford to play and travel.  Our goal is to grow the game in Az, not our pockets.


Our coaching staff is some of the best in Az.  While some clubs tout one or two coaches with actual experience, we have many coaches who have competed and coached at the highest level.  While our coaches have multiple National Championships, State Championships, and Coach of the Year Awards under their belts, it's really about our longevity within the game and the community.  95% of our coaches have been involved in lacrosse their entire lives. Most of us have kids in the program and are motivated by our passion to see the sport grow and succeed here in Az.  That is why we are leaders in the leagues and with many of the teams in AZ. None of us make our living from lacrosse, we just love the game and want to see more kids do the same.

Our list of coaches:


High School Divison

Dan Lannon - DV Head Coach

PJ Rovenelli - DV Head Coach

Frank Ferrantelli - DV Assistant Coach

Kelly Howell - Perry Assistant Coach

Bud Neff - DV Assistant


Youth Division

Bill Lynch - Ahwatukee Lacrosse

Ben Jones - Desert Ridge Rattlers

Andrew Musacara - Ahwatukee Lacrosse

Jesse Guttierez - Desert Vista Lacrosse

Ryan Berns - Ahwatukee Lacrosse


Specialty Coaches

Andy Nesdell - Ahwatukee Lacrosse - Goalies

Zach Handy ASU - Faceoffs


For further information, please contact:


Dan Lannon,  



AZ Hot Sauce Lacrosse Mission Statement

Hot Sauce Lacrosse is dedicated to teaching the basic fundamentals of lacrosse and to promote the love and spirit of the game to young boys (K-8th grade) and young men (9th-12th grade) in the state of Arizona. These basics will be grounded in the philosophy of playing the game "The Hot Sauce Lacrosse Way."

The Hot Sauce Lacrosse Way is...

playing the game with Hot Sauce Heat: energy, excitement, intensity, & passion while being fundamentally sound and smart. It is always being prepared, giving maximum effort, and working together (coaches, players, refs, and parents) as a family in order to promote the sport of lacrosse by striving to instill the values of sportsmanship, respect, teamwork, and fair play in a fun, positive, & safe manner; in essence we "Honor The Game."

Please check out our "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQ) tab on the top for some answers to common questions that might help you understand the programs that Hot Sauce offers.


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