Our Mission

All In. All Out.

Bama Elite provides elite field and box lacrosse experiences in Northern Alabama. Our certified coaching staff’s number one focus is developing men of character. Coaches facilitate this development by creating competitive and challenging
practice plans that give players a platform to display new lacrosse skills, game IQ, and leadership techniques.
The competition also allows our players to work hard, be competitive, and learn how to be respectful during competition.


Our Coaches provide consistent practice structure and expectations. This will lead to increased comprehension and communication that builds trust between coaching staff and players, ultimately creating a consistent and familiar culture, where players can become the best version of themselves all while having fun. The framework we construct allows Bama Elite to consistently provide an elite field and box lacrosse experience in Northern Alabama.

Elliott Bender

CEO - Program Director

Elliott Bender has been playing and coaching lacrosse for a combined 20+ years. Growing up in California, Elliott played Lacrosse as a 4-year captain of his high school program. Elliott attended and played lacrosse at Fontbonne University, a small NCAA Division 3 school in the Midwest.

After Elliott pursued the game of box lacrosse, playing for the Clarington Green Gaels Junior Lacrosse team in Ontario, Canada, then the Oakville Lacrosse Senior A club and finally the Jacksonville Bullies professional lacrosse league team.


As a Coach, Elliott holds two California State High School Championships, has coached multiple undefeated seasons, and has coached 7 years for the USBOXLA National Team to name a few accomplishments.


In addition to coaching, Elliott has also been Club President for two organizations, a Director of player development and Ceo of a Travel Lacrosse Club. 


When Elliott is not on the field coaching or playing
you can find him with his wife Alissa, daughter Ella Joy and their two hilarious dogs, Ava and Sansa.