New Rochelle, NY - The Board of Directors of New Rochelle Youth Lacrosse is honored to support and maintain the Eric Tutera Youth Lacrosse Scholarship Fund in memory of Eric's exemplary life as a scholar/athlete. Eric Tutera, played lacrosse for Pat Swift at NRHS He was a former captain of the New Rochelle High School lacrosse team. As a varsity player, Eric was the epitome of a team player. He was respected by his teammates, coaches and opposing players. Eric tragically passed away in an accident in the spring of 2008.
The philosophy of New Rochelle Youth Lacrosse reflects the spirit in which Eric approached life. New Rochelle Youth Lacrosse is a Non-Profit 501-C-3 organization. We are dedicated to benefiting the youth of New Rochelle through our "needs blind" philosophy which pledges to make lacrosse affordable to all children regardless of ability to pay. We recognize that the cost of registration and that the purchase price of lacrosse equipment is significant. If these costs are a burden, then NRLAX is prepared to provide assistance via the Eric Tutera Youth Lacrosse Scholarship Fund.