About Us

Who are the Crease Monkeys


Whats New:

Crease Monkeys Visited Tokyo

February 12, 2014

The Crease Monkeys visited Tokyo from February 12-18, 2014-- playing a series of games against the Japanese National Team. In addition, the Team conducted clinics.

Current News

Crease Monkeys Win the '12 Berlin (Germany) Lacrosse Tourney

June 16, 2012


In their first visit to the Berlin Tourney the Crease Monkeys vanquished all opponents to emerge victorious.

Other Events

Crease Monkeys win the '09 Hawai'i Invitational

November 1, 2009

The Crease Monkeys won a hard fought championship game in what is certainly the best lacrosse tourney anywhere!



About Us

In the Beginning:

The ‘Crease Monkeys’ were formed in April of 1998 to promote the sport of lacrosse by bringing together players from across the U.S. & overseas to play in lacrosse tournaments and provide instructional clinicsThe team has played and won tournaments around the world from: Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom to Hawai'i, Chicago and New Orleans (Mardi Gras).

 Team Motto: “Great Times, Great Friends, Great Places & Great Lacrosse”

 Current & former ‘Monkeys’ include some of the sport’s elite players: World Team members from the Australia, Canada, Iroquois Nation, U.S.A., and, the -> to College All Americans to Professional All Stars. 

 In addition- the team conducts an annual Summer Camp for boys 8 in Lancaster, PA

 More information on this Camp can be found @ www.creasemonkeyscamps.com 

The website of Crease Monkeys Lacrosse went live on 08-20-1999  Current visitor count is rapidly approaching 4,000,000.

 It was called the “World’s Best Club Lacrosse Website” by Lacrosse Talk Magazine (UK’s official lacrosse magazine)

 The ‘Monkeys’ have been featured in Lacrosse Magazine, Lacrosse Talk Magazine, Inside Lacrosse & on many lacrosse websites including e-Lacrosse.com & InsideLacrosse.com

Team Bios: (More will be added soon)

John Grant, Jr.:
'06 & '02 Team Canada/'06 & '02 ILF All-World Team- MVP Attack/Rochester Knighthawks (NLL)/Rochester Rattlers (MLL)/Delaware ('99 NCAA Div. I Player of the Year)
John Christmas:

Boston Cannons (MLL)/Philadelphia Wings (NLL)/Virginia

Matt Striebel:
'10, '06 & '02 USA National Team/Philadelphia Barrage (MLL)/Princeton
Geoff Snider

'10, '06 Team Canada/'06 ILF All-World Team & Tourney MVP/Toronto Nationals (MLL)/Philadelphia Wings (NLL)/Denver



There are many more players who have played with the Crease Monkeys- more Bios to be added soon





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