1. History of NXT
NXT History

NXT was officially founded in 2007 by a couple of guys who had met years earlier while working lacrosse camps. Together, they innovated the way lacrosse was taught and tournaments were run. That meeting has turned into an operation that spans the country and has influenced thousands and thousands of athletes.


June 2007: NXT's predecessor, Trashcan Lacrosse, holds its first summer camps

November 2009: NXT’s first lacrosse event takes place. The initial Philly Showcase attracts over 300 players from across the country, the Philly Showcase is now the nation’s leading lacrosse recruiting event

December 2009 The official paperwork to incorporate NXTSports is filed

January 2010: NXTsports officially launched

September 2010: First full-time employee hired

November 2010: NXT runs first girls lacrosse event, the 2010 Philly Girls Showcase

Summer 2011: NXT hires first summer intern class

What we have here, is what we have here.


January 2012: NXT moves to 2,000 square-foot space in Bala Cynwyd, PA

December 2012: NXT generates $1M in annual revenue for first time

May 2013: And then they were 10. NXT reaches the 10 full-time employee mark

June 2013: NXT enters exclusive three-year partnership with Nike

November 2013: NXT runs first lacrosse event ever at Citizens Bank Park, the 2013 Philly Charity Showdown


May 2014: NXT runs Trashcan Lacrosse Experience at NCAA Lacrosse Final Four in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

January 2015: NXT moves to 7,500 square foot headquarters at Philadelphia’s Navy Yard

April 2015: NXT reaches the 20 full-time employee mark

June 2015: NXT hires girls lacrosse and field hockey program directors

January 2016: NXT enters partnership to manage seven girls lacrosse events

October 2016: NXT enters partnership with US Lacrosse to power US Lacrosse Nationals

The beginning of NXT Lacrosse Girls and NXT Field Hockey 


July 2017: NXT enters partnership with United Sports to be the exclusive operator of lacrosse events at the venue

November 2018: NXT hosts Philly Showcase X, the tenth anniversary of the nation’s largest recruiting event