BALTIMORE and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Charm City Youth Lacrosse and Nation United Lacrosse announced today they have partnered to introduce Charm Nation, a regional high school boys club team composed of some of Baltimore's top 2021-22 players. The team will provide a path for more Baltimore city youth to compete in top events and ultimately play lacrosse at a collegiate level. 

“I have a positive relationship with both organizations, and to see them collaborate to create a unique experience for Baltimore City youth lacrosse players is so exciting,” stated Kyle Harrison, President and CEO of Charm City Youth Lacrosse. “Nation United is a first-class organization, and our missions in growing the sport, inclusion and diversity are aligned.” Harrison continued, “This partnership makes sense on so many levels.”

Charm City Youth Lacrosse provides over 700 Baltimore city youth opportunities for personal and educational growth through the game of lacrosse. While Nation United utilizes elite-level lacrosse to inspire diversity and build relationships that cross ethnic, geographical and socio-economic boundaries. Working together, Charm Nation will provide an enhanced overall player experience, including increased access to elite-level coaching, high-level events, and recruiting support.

“Our  organizations compliment each other perfectly,” stated Brian Dawson, General Manager of Nation United Lacrosse. “Sharing our experiences, resources and networks not only helps us grow and strengthen Baltimore’s lacrosse community, but it will lead to more diverse talent in the lacrosse community overall.”

About Charm City Youth Lacrosse League (CCYLL)
CCYLL, is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization that provides Baltimore City elementary and middle school underserved girls and boys with opportunities for personal and educational development through the game of lacrosse at no cost to the players and families by means of league play, skills training, mentoring and educational opportunities. Learn more at www.charmcityyouthlax.com.

About Nation United Lacrosse
Nation United utilizes elite-level lacrosse to inspire diversity and aspires to foster long-lasting relationships that cross ethnic, socioeconomic and geographic boundaries, serving as the catalyst for increased participation in the lacrosse community. Nation United hosts diverse, elite-level club teams with the goal to provide an unparalleled lacrosse experience, under the direction of the country's top coaches, while showcasing the talents of each Ambassador alongside other players of diverse cultural backgrounds. Learn more at www.nationunitedlc.com.

Media Contacts:

Charm City Youth Lacrosse LeagueNation United Lacrosse
Artie West, Executive DirectorBrian Dawson, General Manager
c: 410.961.6790c: 619-663-9451
e: awest@charmcityyouthlax.come: brian.dawson@nationunitedlc.com