World Premiere


| USA | 77 MINUTES | English
Documentary, Sports, First Time Filmmaker
For the students at Charlotte Secondary, a small charter school in North Carolina, lacrosse might seem an unlikely pastime. The school, scarce on funding, cannot afford a gym or a proper sports field, so the school’s athletic director applies for a grant that provides lacrosse equipment for schools with limited resources, even though none of the students has ever played the game before. Thus what begins as a casual after-school activity to keep at-risk high schoolers occupied soon becomes a serious discipline, as the ragtag team unexpectedly becomes a contender for the state championship. Along the way, their coach, Bobby Selkin, becomes a tutor, mentor, and father figure, working to give his team a fighting chance both on and off the field in this inspirational sports documentary.

—Andrea Passafiume

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Ron Yassen
Ron Yassen is an Emmy® Award-Winning sports documentary producer and director who began his career at Classic Sports Network and a founding member of Network of Champions. He has produced and directed numerous films, including Roger Maris: Reluctant Hero, Glory in Black and White, and Kareem: Minority of One. He is a partner at Roadside Entertainment.
Ron Yassen
Lauren Griswold
Dom Savio
Paul Dinatale
Jacob Banks
Executive Producer
John Hirsch
Bobby Selkin, Stacey Selkin, Teddy Walker, Isaiah Lott, Brendan Mobley, Brandon Duncan, Kevin Dean, Xavier Hare

Print Source
Shelley Tabor
ESPN Films
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 646-547-5933
Press Contact
Jennifer Cingari Christie
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 646 547 5840


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